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Self-described “Portland’s most passionate post-punk” band J. Graves are hosting what they promise will be the inaugural leap year party at High Water Mark on Feb. 29.

J. Graves Leap Year Party at High Water Mark / Preview

02/22/2020 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O’LEARY // Self-described “Portland’s most passionate post-punk” band J. Graves are hosting what they promise will be the inaugural leap year party at High Water Mark ...

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Stanley Jordan and Larry Carlton / Photo by Diane Russell

Stanley Jordan/Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation / Portland Jazz Festival 2020 at the Art Bar February 21, 2020

02/22/2020 | 0 comments

Listen to guitarist Stanley Jordan and Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn talking music. Portland Jazz Festival Jazz Conversation.

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Illiterate Light at Mississippi Studios 02/13/2020 Photos

02/20/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ //

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Rob Shoemaker: Bass player to the Boogie Cat / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #233

02/20/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Rob Shoemaker has been playing bass with Norman Sylvester for decades. Let's finally meet him.

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Photo by Bob Howard

New PDX Jazz Executive Director Chris Doss on ALL of the performers in the 2020 PDX Jazz Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #221

02/17/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Chris Doss is the new Executive Director at PDX Jazz. He's here to tell you about every performer in the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival which runs from February 19 to March 1.

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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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Billy Ray Cyrus: I Am...I Said / OMN Featured Audio

02/13/2020 | 1 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // New single is well worth a listen

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I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In The House at Dantes 20th Anniversary on 02/06/20

02/08/2020 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO // As part of Dante's 20th anniversary celebration, I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In the House returned to the scene of the crimes.

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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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Tahirah Memory: Producing- Writing- Loss- Staying Healthy School Night Pizza Marti's Music Kitchen EPS2-32

02/01/2020 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Tahirah Memory's career is in high-gear. So how does she balance being a single parent with extended International tours? And how does she stick to her health and fitness regimen ...

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Cal Scott: A career built on versatility / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #229

01/30/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // He's written music for TV shows, documentaries; he's a singer/songwriter, he was Musical Director for the Oregon Trail Band. It's his versatility that has built a career for Cal Scott.

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Kaki King at Winningstad Theater on 1/19/2020 Photos

01/29/2020 | 0 comments

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Photo by Bob Howard

Martin Zarzar has a new album: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #228

01/23/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Percussionist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer....and Martin Zarzar does them on on his new album El Jardin to Mi Abuela.

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Heilung at the Roseland Theater 01/013/2020 / Photos and review

01/19/2020 | 0 comments

Photos and story by MIKE LEWIS // It’s quite easy to get lost in what Heilung brings as performers to the stage at the Roseland. This isn’t something that is merely a concert but instead ...

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Hedwig returns: Portland Center Stage with Delphon “D.J.” Curtis, Jr.

01/18/2020 | 0 comments

By HOLLY JOHNSON //  Hedwig is alive and well. Delphon “D.J.” Curtis, Jr. explodes in a simply magnificent performance. Portland Center Stage has offered the city  a luscious ...

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