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Thumbnail for - Cooking With Bands
Aug 23, 2010
phile under: music
The acts listed below have been touted (beyond this blog) as some of Portland’s "bands to know." You keep hearing their names, but you keep missing their shows! "Ah, well," you say. "A band’s a...
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Aug 20, 2010
WEEKEND PICK!
Portland Folk Festival What is “folk?” In recent memory, the title has referred to faded-and-worn down-home country/blues/Americana. But as any anthropologist will tell you, every language and...
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Aug 20, 2010
WEEKEND PICK!
Live Wire! Summer Spectacular Always an extravaganza brimming with local and national talent, this edition of OPB’s Live Wire hosts Portland super-band Menomena, playing tracks from their latest...
Thumbnail for - Monarques at Rontoms
Aug 13, 2010
phile under: weekend picks
This spring, the seven-member swarm of Monarques landed a spot on NPR syndicated super-show A Prairie Home Companion. Now prepping to alight on a west-coast tour, the 50’s-style pop band will...
Thumbnail for - Weekend Picks!
Jul 30, 2010
What to Do
PDX Pop Now! All weekend. All ages. Free. Need we say more? Very well, here’s much more. Make The Air Thick If this dance event were not recommended by the personal charm of its choreographer,...
Thumbnail for - PDX POP NOW: What Pops Out
Jul 29, 2010
phile under: music festival
Music nerds, could PDX POP NOW! make your life any easier? This weekend, for the seventh year running, the tireless festival collective will throw an eclectic, carefully curated, conveniently...
Thumbnail for - Portland, meet Newfoundland.
Jul 28, 2010
phile under: traditional folk music
I first discovered Great Big Sea while web-searching "Cod Liver Oil." It wasn’t a food supplement I sought, but a song—an old folk tune that my dad, a third-generation Newfoundlander, used to...
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Jul 27, 2010
Stage Presence
Kinky Friedman is one cowpoke who doesn’t seem to mind wearing a whole bunch of different hats. He first attracted attention in the mid-70s as the leader of Kinky Friedman and the Texas Jewboys,...
Thumbnail for - Happy Hour: Ducketts Public House
Jul 9, 2010
Happy Hour
This must be the place. Image: John Chandler My band had a show last night at a North Portland venue that I was unfamiliar with called Ducketts Public House. Believe it or not,...
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Jul 2, 2010
phile under: three days off
FRIDAY Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival Starring a lineup of legends (Taj Mahal, Little Feat, Booker T, among others.) and supporting the Oregon Food Bank, the Blues Festival promises to deliver...
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