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Hanging with the one and only Lloyd Jones / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #336

05/11/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A fun hang with Lloyd Jones. And he brought his guitar.

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Booker T Jones, Alberta Rose Theater, 5-1-2022 / Photos

05/03/2022 | 0 comments

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Peter Dammann on the 2022 Waterfront Blues Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #333

04/15/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The Waterfront Blues Festival returns to its traditional home on the July 4 weekend...all four stages and lots of music. Artistic Director/Ace guitarist Peter Dammann explains it all.

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Bruce Conte with Lydia Pense / Photo by Tina Abbaszadeh

Bruce Conte Tower of Power guitarist remembered by his friend Louis Pain

08/16/2021 | 8 comments

By LOUIS PAIN // Remembering Bruce Conte

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Galen Clark: Outer Orbit to Trio Subtonic / Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music #303

07/23/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Galen Clark of Outer Orbit, Trio Subtonic and other ensembles talks about juggling multiple bands and emerging from the pandemIc.

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Summer of Soul: OMN National Editor Art Levine on the best music documentary ever / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music # 302

07/14/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A music documentary that makes you cry? Questlove's "Summer of Soul" is the perfect blend of music and context. Listen to Art Levine and Tom talk about it.

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Carlton Jackson passes away: Beloved drummer, band leader, broadcaster icon, friend had just turned 60 / Update

07/05/2021 | 8 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI //  Oregon's musical community in deep mourning over the loss of a great musician and an even greater man. Audio interview included.

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The Bayou Boyz, Waterfront Blues Festival at Zidell Yards, July 3, 2021 / Photos

07/04/2021 | 0 comments

By JOHN RUDOFF // Photo gallery: Brian Foxworth, David Kahl, Lloyd Jones, Steve Kerin, The Bayou Boyz, Ty Curtis

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Tony Coleman's Tribute to Three Kings, B.B., Albert and Freddie at 2021 Waterfront Blues Festival / audio interview

06/29/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Listen to "TC" Tony Coleman, Portlander and legendary drummer for BB King talk about his Tribute to BB, Albert and Freddie King at the 2021 Waterfront Blues Festival.on Monday, July ...

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The Blues Festival as we remember it.  / Painting by Diane Russell

Peter Dammann on the 2021 Waterfront Blues Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #296

06/03/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The Waterfront Blues Festival returns and Artistic Director  and ace guitarist Peter Dammann is here to tell us all about it.

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Kris Deelane: Alchemy Shed a place for live music / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #293

05/13/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Singer-guitarist Kris Deelane has re-opened her lovely outdoor music venue, Alchemy Shed. First shows are this weekend!

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Norman Sylvester: He sings, talks about virtual Bravo Orchestra project / Coffeeshop Conversations #289

04/15/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The Boogie Cat, Norman Sylvester on Sunday, April 18th's Bravo Youth Orchestra's Crossing Borders event....he'll also sing a little for us.

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Killin' The Silence: "Life Support: / OMN Featured audio

04/14/2021 | 0 comments

Just released, Killin' the Silence gives us "Life Support" from conversations between vocalist Monivoi Vataiki, lyricist Stephen Jerome, and producer/lyricist The Stains of Leisure about near death ...

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Reggie Houston moving back to New Orleans

03/29/2021 | 19 comments

Beloved saxophonist Reggie Houston is returning to New Orleans. Here's something he wants you to know.

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