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Skip vonKuske: The cellist at work during a pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #252

06/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Although Portland Cello Project, Groovy Wallpaper and Skip vonKuske's other projects, solo and otherwise are prevented from in-person appearances, he's had a busy spring.


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Tony Coleman on BLM, the times and BB King / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #251

06/18/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tony (TC) Coleman, BB King's drummer for 35 years talks about BLM, racism, Mr. King and a whole lot more. Gather 'round children.


Andrea Algieri: Mbrascatu from Calabria to Portland / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #250

06/11/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Andrea Algieri of Mbrascatu will perform at 6pm on Sunday, June 14 as part of the OMN Live series on the OMN Facebook Page.


Bob and Tom social distancing.  Photo by Nora Meier

Artichoke's Bob Howard: Coffeeshop Conversations (BACK) @ Artichoke Music #249

06/03/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // OMN's podcast returns home to Artichoke Music after nearly three months in Covid exile to talk with Artichoke's CEO Bob Howard about their re-opening plans and the plans of other music ...


Tony Starlight: The entertainer no quarantine could hold / Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #248

05/28/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Think Tony Starlight hasn't been busy during the tribulations? Then you don't know Tony Starlight. Here is his full plate.


Lloyd Jones: Sitting on a new album til the coast is clear / Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #247

05/21/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Lloyd Jones made an album with the cream of the Nashville Blues players. He's finally going to get it to you at the end of the summer. And what else he's been doing during the tribulations.


Terry Currier: Keeping Music Millennium afloat Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #246

05/14/2020 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Music Millennum's Terry Currier has kept the store open, to a degree and is fighting to keep things going.


Stephanie Salvey: A life in the music industry and still a rocker / Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #245

05/07/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Stephanie Salvey has been a club owner, band manager, and original OMN writer and now produces movies. She's got a lot to say.


Shelly Rudolph: A new album and worth the wait. / Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #244

04/27/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Shelly Rudolph's new album has been long in the making, but it's finally here. She talks about it and reads a poem, too. Hear a track at the end.


Art Levine: The streaming internet performance phenomenon / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #242

04/22/2020 | 0 comments

OMN National Editor Art Levine and Tom D'Antoni talk about the proliferation of online performances in the age of Covid. Lots of links to music and comedy online.


Gideon Freudmann (Not A) Coffeeshop Conversation (Not) at Artichoke Music #243 / About his new album

04/22/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Remembering a conversation with cellist/composer about his new album Sasquatch with Lord Russ. Just out.


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Jim Brunberg: A new coalition of venue owners and the musician's life during Covid / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #241

04/15/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Musician and venue owner Jim Brunberg on the new coalition of venue owners and struggle to remain afloat when the doors are closed.


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Storm Large in the Time of Covid Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #240

04/08/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Just because Storm Large not performing world-wide at the moment doesn't mean she's not busy with a million things, some music, some not....all to bring a healing.


The return of Andrew Paul Woodworth: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #239 NSFW

04/02/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A Skype to Skype with Andrew Paul Woodworth. Just the break we needed. Yes it's NSFW. It's Andrew Paul Woodworth.


Jasnam Daya Singh: Composing music for unity / Cofeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #238

03/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jasnam Daya Singh, formerly Weber Iago has a timely new album  of Jazz: Ekta: The Unity Project


Jeremy Wilson on the COVID-19 Oregon Musician's Relief Fund: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #237

03/19/2020 | 0 comments

Jeremy Wilson talks about launching the COVID-19 Musicians Relief Fund


Jujuba's Norjeem Isisi and his talking drum: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #236

03/13/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jujuba's leader, Norjeem Isisi has brought his talking drum to Artichoke Music.


Photo by Diane Russell @ Portland Jazz Festival, Revolution Hall 2/20/2020

Liv Warfield: She runs away and joins the circus! Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #235

03/05/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Liv Warfield is having a busy year with great performances and plans....including the circus.


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Tate Peterson of the Resolectrics: Taking it at your own pace Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #234

02/27/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tate Peterson is the guitarist and one of the founders of the popular Soul/Americana/Rock band The Resolectrics. They've got longevity. Find out why.


Rob Shoemaker: Bass player to the Boogie Cat / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #233

02/20/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Rob Shoemaker has been playing bass with Norman Sylvester for decades. Let's finally meet him.


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