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Neil Innes: The Bonzos, The Rutles and world domination / R.I.P

12/30/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Neil Innes of the Bonzo Dog Band and the Rutles plus Monty Python passed away on Sunday, December 29 at 75. He was as silly as he was talented musically. Here's an OMN interview from ...


(From L to R) The poster for the first Femme Fatale Productions show, by @kayapapayyaa; Femme Fatale s first logo, by @kill3r.kraft; Event poster, by @staceyfromrussia

Killer, Badass, Edgy: Femme Fatale Productions leaving Oregon

12/29/2019 | 3 comments

By C. FRANCIS O’LEARY // Femme Fatale Productions is leaving Eugene after almost a year of uplifting and centering marginalized voices in the Eugene area, but founder Rhuby Noriyuki plans to continue ...


Photo by Bob Howard

Ron Blessinger: 45th Parallel's new season and the secret signals of symphony orchestra musicians / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #202

07/10/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Ron Blessinger heads up 45th Parallel, a new music organization while holding down a violin chair in the Oregon Symphony. He returns to the podcast to let us in on what he's up to and ...


Jimmie Herrod: A voice like no other...from PSU to Paris / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Catfish Lou's #198

06/05/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Just back from a short world tour with Pink Martini, the unique singer/composer Jimmie Herrod lets us in on his world.


Shoehorn's Introduction to Electronic Tap Dancing: MIDI Triggering / Part 1

06/04/2019 | 0 comments

by MICHAEL 'SHOEHORN' CONLEY // How Shoehorn does what he does, and how you can learn how to make it happen.


Kishi Bashi: "Marigolds" / OMN Featured audio

06/03/2019 | 0 comments

Kishi Bashi's concert at The Old Church Concert Hall on June 14th is sold out. Listen to "Marigolds"


The night I interviewed Leon Redbone / Audio

05/31/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Leon Redbone passed away this week. Here's a radio phoner I did with him c.1989 for the American Radio Network. I asked him, "Leon, people want to know 'where are you at?'"


Ani DiFranco Speaks at Revolution Hall / Photos

05/16/2019 | 0 comments



Sarah Tiedemann: Artistic Director at Third Angle previewing next season / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Catfish Lou's #195

05/15/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Sarah Tiedemann is just finishing up her first full season as Artistic Director at Third Angle New Music. How did it go? What's in store for next season?


Photo by Diane Russell

Lynn Darroch: "Toys for the Buddha" - a new story set to music / audio

05/01/2019 | 1 comments

"Magical realism to show that Portland today is just as weird as it always was - and how the past has remained with us. Plus there’s a riddle about the Buddha and a suitcase full of toys." -- ...


Enrique Ugalde aka Soriah on a spectacular upcoming throat singing concert / Coffeeshop Conversation @ Catfish Lou's #192

04/25/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Soriah aka Enrique Ugalde talks about his upcoming concert at the Old Church with Chirgilchin (from Tuva) and the ethereal world of throat-singing.


Soul'd Out Festival starts this week! Here's everything you need to know

04/15/2019 | 0 comments

Get the schedule and listen to the curator talk about EVERY performer at the Soul'd Out Festival which starts this week!


Savion Glover’s All FuNK’d Up, The Concert at the Schnitz / Preview

04/08/2019 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // See tapdancer Savion Glover April 9th and 10th, 2019 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland


Review: Sarah Reich’s New Change Live- Tap Dance Comes Up For Air In Portland. Goodfoot Lounge, Portland, 3/25/19

03/27/2019 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // The energy and sophistication of this performance was extraordinary and Reich has come into her own as a leader in this tap dance Renaissance.


New Change Live featuring Sarah Reich tap dances into the Goodfoot / preview

03/20/2019 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // New Change Live featuring tap dance sensation Sarah Reich at the Goodfoot Pub & Lounge in Portland Monday, March 25th 2019


Cirque Du Soleil's Corteo at the Moda Center on 03/14/19 - Show

03/16/2019 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO // Cirque du Soliel's Corteo about Mauro The Dreamer Clown visits Portland


Cirque Du Soleil - Corteo - Behind the Scenes - Alex Reis Q&A and photo gallery

03/14/2019 | 1 comments

By BRENT ANGELO // Cirque Du Soleil drummer Alex Reis takes us behind the scenes.


Guitarist Steven Mackey

Orpheus Unsung preview, Third Angle at Holocene Feb. 20th & 21st

02/16/2019 | 0 comments

By MATT CARTER // Yes, Sophocles, there are holograms. Orpheus Unsung, Guitarist and Harvard professor of music Steven Mackey, along with Jason Treuting of Sō Percussion at ...


Nels Cline Q&A: From Improvising with his brother to his latest working band - Nels Cline 4

01/21/2019 | 0 comments

By LISA HELFER // Guitarist/composer Nels Cline talks about his latest album and beyond Wilco. The Nels Cline 4 will play two shows at Mississippi Studios on February 14, 2019. The first show ...


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