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OMN Continues our GoFundMe Campaign

07/31/2020 | 0 comments

Times are tough and OMN needs your support. We've opened a GoFundMe campaign. Please help.

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Photo by Cayce Clay

I Drank a Beer With Bob Remis

07/30/2020 | 0 comments

By AUSTIN SCRIVNER //  Watch Portland-based DJ, Producer and artists perform a live DJ set on What’s Next PDX Twitch TV on Friday, July 31st from 5-7pm

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Dennis Carter: No stopping him after 35 years of Falcon Recording Studios / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #255

07/30/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Dennis Carter has recorded Pink Martini, Curtis Salgago, Mel Brown, Terry Robb and hundreds more Oregon musicians in his 35 years of running Falcon Recording Studios in Portland. What ...

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Arietta Ward performs Sunday July 26 OMN Live 6pm on the OMN Facebook page

07/25/2020 | 0 comments

The OMN Lve series continues with Soul/Gospel/Hip Hop vocalist Arietta Ward life-streaming on Sunday, July 26 at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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Photo by Ashley Walters

Blossom + Sanctuary Produce Farms : R&B singer stops to smell (and grow) the cauliflower

07/24/2020 | 0 comments

By RACHEL GOOD// Share the land: singer Blossom reimagines community supported agriculture at Sanctuary Produce Farm.

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Kiefer Sutherland at Jim Brunberg s Mississippi Studios 5/6/17 / Photo by Brent Angelo

Jim Brunberg: How he helped get money to save our music venues. / Audio

07/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Mississippi Studios/Revolution Hall owner JIm Brunberg is on the front lines in the fight to help Oregon Music venues survive the pandemic. Listen to how it happened and what he thinks ...

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Remembering John Callahan: Our coverage of his life and death ten years later

07/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // John Callahan died on July 24, 2010. An acerbic, hilarious cartoonist and a Portland icon and a musician, too. Here's how we covered his death the next day and the days that followed. ...

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Timothy James will live-stream on OMN Live Sunday 8/2 at 6pm

07/23/2020 | 0 comments

Watch Timothy James performer a live-stream on OMN Live at 6pm Sunday, August 2 on the OMN Facebook Page

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Tony Ozier: It helps to be multi-talented during a pandemic. Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #255

07/23/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and scenemaker Tony Ozier just finished a run of 20 new tunes in 20 consecutive weeks...in the middle of a pandemic. How does he do it?

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Lloyd Jones! Performing today, July 19 at 6pm on OMN Live

07/18/2020 | 0 comments

Tune into Oregon Music News for a backyard visit with blues legend Lloyd "Have Mercy " Jones and maybe he'll play some of the new tunes from his upcoming album. OMN Live at 6pm Sunday, July 19 on ...

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Lettuce

New releases July 17, 2020

07/17/2020 | 0 comments

All the new CD's and LP's...all genres...out this week. Including Lettuce.

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Cathedral Park Jazz Festival lives online: streaming this weekend.

07/15/2020 | 0 comments

Portland's most idyllic music festival will unfold on it's usual weekend but this year, streaming. Watch Friday through Sunday July 17-19. Here's how you can watch.

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Lady A at the Waterfront Blues Festival / OMN photo

Lady A: The singer not the group. Her story. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #254

07/14/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Blues/Soul singer Lady A has been calling herself that for decades. Recently Lady Antebellum got suddenly woke and changed their name to hers. Singer Lady A talks about the battle for ...

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Tyler Stenson performs on this week's OMN Live TODAY Sunday, July 12 at 6pm

07/11/2020 | 0 comments

The latest live-streaming performer in the weekly OMN Live series is singer/songwriter Tyler Stenson. Watch him at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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Farnell Newton, a new label of his own and keeping very busy in the time of covid / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #253

07/09/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The unstoppable trumpeter, composer, producer, label owner with a new album on his own label lofijazzsoul.

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Lisa Lepine / Photo by Jon Garcia

Remembering Lisa Lepine, mentor, manager, publicist, pro-motion queen, friend...dead at 58 / July 5, 2016

07/06/2020 | 102 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Her talent for putting people together made her one of the most important figures in Oregon music for decades. "Dream. Do. Dazzle." We mark her July 5, 2016 passing.

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Josh Stone was superb Monday night at the 2017 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival ~ Photo by Scott Cunningham

Rewind: 2017 Waterfront Blues Festival Day 4

07/06/2020 | 0 comments

BY SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Joss Stone, Booker T Jones, and Dustbowl Revival were the highlights of the day

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Waterfront Blues Festival Blues Fest Bandwagon, Bayou Boyz & Arietta Ward 07/03/20 - Photos

07/04/2020 | 3 comments

By DIANE RUSSELL // We couldn't go to the Blues Festival this year, so it came to us.

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Darkswoon live-streams on Sunday, July 5 at 6pm on OMN Live

07/04/2020 | 0 comments

Watch Darkswoon perform live on Sunday, July 5 at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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