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Karen Lovely: A new hip and her spectacular return to performing / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Catfish Lou's #196

05/23/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Karen Lovely was missing for a couple of months while recovering from a hip replacement. Now she's back. Look out world!

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Peter Dammann's 2019 Waterfront Blues Festival preview / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Catfish Lou's #193

05/02/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Waterfront Blues Festival Artistic Director Peter Dammann tells you about alll of the great artists he's booked for this year's festival.

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Ceschi at Bit House Saloon on 04/22/2019 - Photos

04/29/2019 | 0 comments

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Ceschi plays the Bit House Saloon 4/22/2019 - Review

04/24/2019 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O'LEARY // Hip-hop artist Ceschi arranged what he called a mini-fest as part of his Sad, Fat Luck Tour to promote the release of his album of the same name. Monday night’s show ...

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Epic Beard Men play the Paris Theater 4/20/2019 - Review

04/24/2019 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O'LEARY // True to the name, a very bearded crowed, even for Portland standards, assembled for the Epic Beard Men show on April 20 at the Paris Theater in Portland. 

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Roy Ayers BAND Without Ayers - Soul'd Out Festival at Roseland - 4.20.19 Photos and debunking of stories on his health

04/22/2019 | 0 comments

By JESSICA RAMBERG // Photo gallery and correcting the rumors about why he did not appear.

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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!

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Michelle Medler: A Quadraphonne with a new funky album of her own / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Catfish Lou's #189

04/04/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Michelle Medler, still a Quadraphonne, drops an album of funky Jazz.

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Ceschi coming to Bit House Saloon / Three new albums this year / Preview

04/01/2019 | 1 comments

By C. FRANCIS O'LEARY // Ceschi Ramos, putting an end to his solo career with a fistful of albums. Appearing at Bit House Saloon in Portland April 22.

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Epic Beard Men coming to Paris Theater / Preview

03/29/2019 | 0 comments

By FRANCIS O'LEARY // B. Dolan and Sage Francis, collectively known as the Epic Beard Men, have released their first album, This Was Supposed To Be Fun. EBM will be performing in Portland on ...

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Andy Stokes: The rest of the world has discovered what we knew all along in Portland. Coffeeshop Conversations@ Catfish Lou's #187

03/21/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // It took a long time, but Andy Stokes is now a hitmaker. He's grateful to his fans in Portland.

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Andre Williams, dead at 82 / The Wild Man of Soul

03/18/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // He made you dance, he made you laugh, he embarrassed your sensibilities. He was a singular musical personality.

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Photo at McDonald Theater by Eric Woodall

Atmosphere, from the Twin Cities to the McDonald Theater on 3/6/2019 - Review

03/09/2019 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O’LEARY // Though they didn’t stray away from playing songs about death or failure, Atmosphere's tone was one of acceptance; maybe in the past they’ve had a rough go ...

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Nicholas Harris on every performer in the 2019 Soul'd Out Festival Coffeeshop Conversations @ Catfish Lou's #185

03/07/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Nicholas Harris is one of the forces that has curated and shaped the Soul'd Out Festival. He talks about all of the performers in this year's, including some that will be new to you. ...

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