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Eric Stern's Jukebox Radio #2: Leoncavallo's La Mattinata

11/30/2020 | 0 comments

Eric Stern plays accordion and sings opera at the same time in this second episode of his new Jukebox Radio series. Specifically Ruggero's Leoncavallo's La Mattinata. Don't worry. Opera is for you. ...

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Eric Stern: Premiere of his new video series Jukebox Radio

11/23/2020 | 0 comments

Eric Stern plays Le Clochard de Paris in the debut episode of the new weekly "Jukebox Radio" series. Look for them every week on OMN.

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greaterkind live-streaming on OMN Live Sunday at a special time - 3pm

09/19/2020 | 0 comments

greaterkind will be spreading love and inclusivity through the medium of music and agriculture as they live-stream On OMN Live Sunday September 20 at 3pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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Skip vonKuske live-streams on OMN Live Sunday September 13 6pm

09/12/2020 | 0 comments

See cellist Skip vonKuske perform live on the OMN Faceook page, Sunday at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page as part of the weekly OMN Live series.

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Lisa Lipton: A busy clarinetist and executive with a concert on her birthday / Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music #256

08/20/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Lisa Lipton,  clarinetist , executive, conductor and all-around music whirlwind (and woodwind) tells us about her upcoming and wildly diverse concert and well, a lot of things.

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A new video from Toots and the Maytals: "Got To Be Tough"

07/01/2020 | 0 comments

The album won't be out until the end of August but here's a taste from one of Reggae's originators.

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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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See Joe Kye perform on Sunday's OMN Live at 6pm

06/18/2020 | 0 comments

Joe Kye sings, composes, plays violin with and without loops. He'll perform Sunday, June 21 OMN Live on the OMN Facebook page.

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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.

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See Martin Zarzar on this week's OMN Live - Sunday at 6pm

06/03/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Former member of Pink Martini and our own resident multi-lingual, multi-instrumentalist performs at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page as part of the OMN Live series.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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Andrew Oliver is moving back to Portland: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #232

02/13/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Pianist/composer Andrew Oliver is moving back to Portland, his hometown, after 6+ years in the U.K. focusing on Traditional Jazz and playing with  the greats in that genre in the ...

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Brian Davis: Pink Martini Percussionist makes a visit / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #230

02/06/2020 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Brian Davis has been a percussionist in Pink Martini for over twenty years and was founder of Portland's Lions of Batucada Brazilian marching band. He's played all over the world. We ...

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