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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!

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Mavis Staples - "No Time For Cryin'" from her upcoming album

11/07/2018 | 0 comments

First peek at Mavis Staples new live album!

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Photo by Eric Woodall

Four Fists at Doug Fir Lounge, Portland on 10/23/18 Review

10/29/2018 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O'LEARY // Four Fists Punk-Rap fed the excitement in the room which grew before and throughout the show until there were times it threatened to explode into a mosh pit. Joe Strummer and Sid ...

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Four Fists at the Doug Fir Lounge, 10/23/2018 Photos

10/26/2018 | 0 comments

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Four Fists: Walloped Into Prominence / At Doug Fir Tuesday 10/23

10/22/2018 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O'LEARY // Andy Bothwell (left) and Stef Alexander, also known as Astronautalis and P.O.S, the members of Minneapolis-based Rap duo Four Fists, will perform at the Doug Fir Lounge on ...

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Marti's Music Kitchen Episode 7: Cooking with KenDeRouchie

10/19/2018 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Ken DeRouchie and Marti making Ken’s Spicy Seafood Corn Chowder, a finely tuned recipe of Southern Creole cooking with a dash of Ken’s Pacific NW Flair.

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ZHU at the Roseland Theater 10/17/2018 Photos

10/18/2018 | 0 comments

By HENRY AMMANN //

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Swatkins and the Positive Agenda: PDX Spotlight's new episode! / Full show video

10/14/2018 | 0 comments

PDX Spotlight returns with Steveland Swatkins and the Positive Agenda's funky stuff. Performance and interview.

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Allen Stone at Roseland Theater on 10/11/18 Photos

10/13/2018 | 0 comments

By LIANA KRAMER //

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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.

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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?

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Aretha Franklin dead at 76

08/16/2018 | 0 comments

Listen to her sing "Precious Memories" with full gospel choir.

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Davis Rogan: The Davis character from HBO's Treme comes to Portland / Audio Q&A

08/12/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Davis Rogan didn't really get fired for a live voodoo chicken sacrifice on the radio. He'll be at The Old Church Concert Hall on Thursday, August 16 to sing his songs. Hear him talk ...

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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.

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Moorea Masa & The Mood- Ever Moving

08/02/2018 | 0 comments

From Moorea Masa's latest album, Shine a Light

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Logic at the Moda Center on 7/14/2018 Photos

07/23/2018 | 0 comments

By TARIQ ABDELLATIF //

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