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DJ Action Slacks (aka Shannon Wiberg): Coffeeshop Conversations #176

12/13/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // DJ Action Slacks aka Shannon Wiberg has made her mark on her KMHD show and for her events and dances. This Coffeeshop Conversation is a lot of fun.


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Brent Angelo: Coffeeshop Conversations #175 / OMN photographer's experiences on the front lines

12/06/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // OMN photographer Brent Angelo on getting the best shot....no matter what.


Kelley Shannon: Coffeeshop Conversation #174 / Her "Astoria Christmas Fantastic" show has the right name

11/28/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Kelley Shannon's Astoria Christmas Fantastic show on Saturday, December 22 is a holiday treat. So is her 2 year-old Violet who is also in the coffeeshop!


Ken DeRouchie: Coffeeshop Conversation #173 / The Soul man's annual Food Drive!

11/22/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Ken DeRouchie, Soul band leader, is in the middle of his annual Food Drive....and it gets bigger every year.


Mark Bowden: Coffeeshop Conversation #172 / One of the busiest musicians in town stops by to talk.

11/15/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Mark Bowden, guitarist, producer and all around busy guy stops in to talk about all of the people he's playing with...and that's a lot!


Photo at World Cup by Shawn Kirkeby

Shirley Nanette: Coffeeshop Conversation #171 / A life of singing and and an upcoming headline appearance

11/08/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Singer Shirley Nanette has sung every kind of music over the decades. She'll be headlining the Albina Soul Revue at Alberta Rose Theater on on Friday, November 16


Jim Brunberg: Coffeeshop Conversations #170 And another new venue, Polaris Hall!

11/01/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jim Brunberg talks about his new Polaris Hall and the trials and rewards of bringing music to Portland.


Rachel Taylor-Brown: Coffeeshop Conversation #169 / Beauty, love and the apocalypse in one new album

10/25/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Her new album "Run Tiny Human" is the best thing you'll hear all year, if we get through all year. She talks about it and everything.


Sam A. Mowry: Coffeeshop Conversations #168 Live radio theater, what a concept!

10/17/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Live radio theater in a theater and not on the radio. Sam A. Mowry is right in the middle of it all with his Willamette Radio Workshop


Isaac Slusarenko of Jackpot Records: Coffeeshop Conversations #167 / Happy 21st anniversary!

10/11/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Twenty-one years ago this week, Issac Slusarenko opened Jackpot Records...and he's still loving it every day!


Pepe Raphael: Coffeeshop Mini-Episode #7 : The return and expansion of Dueling Tangos

10/10/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Dueling Tangos has expanded to three duos, dancers and more. Two shows Saturday at The Old Church Concert Hall


Tony Coleman: Coffeeshop Conversation #166 / After 32 years drumming in B.B. Kings band, life is good.

10/04/2018 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tony Coleman is just as at home with Willie Nelson as he was with B.B. King. He's at home all over the world, too.


Ural Thomas: Coffeeshop Conversation #165 / A new album, an overnight sensation at age 77

09/20/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Soul man Ural Thomas has been a fixture in the Portland music community for decades. His new album The Right Time lets the rest of the world in on the secret.


Lisa Marsicek: Coffeeshop Conversation #164 Miz Kitty's Parlour's new season

09/13/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Lisa Marsicek aka Miz Kitty brings Miz Kitty's Parlor back to the Mission Theater on Saturday, October 13 for a new season of saucy fun and nouveau vaudeville.


John Doe: Coffeeshop Conversations #163 / X-man's Folk Trio comes to Portland

09/05/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // John Doe's Folk Trio at the Old Church Concert Hall, September 22 & 23. Yes, they'll do some X tunes.


Bob Howard: Coffeeshop Conversations #162 / Guiding Artichoke Music into a new era

08/30/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Artichoke Music has been in their new location for one year. Here's Bob Howard, one of the people entrusted with it's magic legacy.


George Mitchell: Coffeeshop Conversation #161 / Combining playing with Diana Ross and Jazz piano

08/23/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // George Mitchell has been Diana Ross' pianist since 1980...and has been playing Jazz around here since before that. What's that like?


Tony Starlight's 25th Anniversary: Coffeeshop Coversation #160 / How a star was born

08/16/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // He's been Tony Starlight for 25 years and he's having a big anniversary show at Alberta Rose Theatre on Saturday, September 22.


Steveland Swatkins: Coffeeshop Conversations #159 / Soulfully positive and funky

08/09/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Steveland Swatkins is funky, funky, funky. You've heard the name, now meet him. Includes his new music video.


Lloyd Jones: Coffeeshop Conversations #158 / The guitar slinger abides

08/02/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // There's only one Lloyd Jones, the great Blues and Soul singer/guitarist/composer comes by the coffeeshop to shoot the shit.


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