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Nao at Wonder Ballroom on 1/14/2019 Photos and Review

01/16/2019 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // East London breakout artist Nao graced Portland with her soulful funk stylings ‪Monday January 7, and her stellar performance burnt the Wonder Ballroom down to the ground. 

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New Jimmy Mak s at NW 12th & Hoyt...ready for construction.

J.D. Stubenberg: Coffeeshop Conversations #177 / All about the new Jimmy Mak's

12/20/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // "J.D." the friendly face behind the bar at Jimmy Mak's has been working all this time to bring back the club. It's almost here!

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John Legend - 12/19/18 - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Photos

12/20/2018 | 0 comments

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Thievery Corporation: Rob Garza, right,  Eric Hilton, left / Photo by Jen Maler

Q & A with Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation: Straight outta D.C.

12/18/2018 | 0 comments

By LISA HELFER // How Thievery Corporation, one of the world’s most-loved Electronica duos emerged from Washington DC’s Punk scene and political culture. Rob Garza Q&A

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Thievery Corporation: Rob Garza, right,  Eric Hilton, left / Photo by Jen Maler

BEST OF 2018: Q & A with Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation: Straight outta D.C.

12/18/2018 | 0 comments

By LISA HELFER // How Thievery Corporation, one of the world’s most-loved Electronica duos emerged from Washington DC’s Punk scene and political culture. Rob Garza Q&A

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DJ Action Slacks (aka Shannon Wiberg): Coffeeshop Conversations #176

12/13/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // DJ Action Slacks aka Shannon Wiberg has made her mark on her KMHD show and for her events and dances. This Coffeeshop Conversation is a lot of fun.

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Ken DeRouchie: Coffeeshop Conversation #173 / The Soul man's annual Food Drive!

11/22/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Ken DeRouchie, Soul band leader, is in the middle of his annual Food Drive....and it gets bigger every year.

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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

By ERIC WOODALL //

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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

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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

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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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