Returning to AudioCinema for the fourth consecutive year, the 14th annual edition of Portland’s premier all-ages, free music festival—which features only PDX-based acts—will once again be a yearly snapshot of our scene’s sights and sounds. With a reputation for offering a diversity of genres back to back, each year the three-day fest features an amazing array of up-and-coming talent—some of which go on to national acclaim while others, who may have sounded equally impressive on that July afternoon, fizzle out and return two years down the line in a different band. That’s the beauty of the regenerative musical process on display at PDX Pop Now! Plus, the band-versus-band basketball tournament, Rigsketball, will return to the concrete concert grounds again in '17. Best known for this fest and its annual compilation, the volunteer-run nonprofit also supports music education in schools and access to live performances for fans of all ages.
Small Million and DoublePlusGood's Collaborative Cover [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Aug 31, 2017
The pair of Portland electropop acts form a trio to cover an unreleased Jeff Buckley and Elizabeth Fraser track in advance of their joint tour together, which kicks off at Mississippi Studios on...
Rasheed Jamal featuring Glenn Waco: 'Muddy Waters' [Song Premiere]Joel Sommer - Aug 17, 2017
Sitting on a bounty of unreleased music, the Portland rapper has decided to tap into the science of the cosmos and use it for the greater good on the momentous occasion of a total solar eclipse....
Tony Ozier and Rasheed Jamal 'Wake Up' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Aug 8, 2017
The Doo Doo Funkateer has emerged from the deep with fresh sounds and you'll get your first taste at the Mission Theater on August 11 with Jamal, DJ O.G. One and more. Leave a comment here to win...
Three Portland Artists to Watch This SummerJeni Wren Stottrup, Mac Smiff, Ryan J. Prado - Jul 18, 2017
What’s old to you is new to someone else. From those with established indie creds stemming from years with The Shaky Hands and Genders, or an R&B collective featuring members who dabble in all...
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Scenes from PDX Pop Now! featuring Mini Blinds, Bryson, The Alien, Rigsketball and more at AudioCinema on July 23, 2017Photos by Veronica Rose
July 25, 2017 3:00pm
Turtlenecked, Cool American and Bryson Cone at Mississippi Studios on June 15, 2017Photos by Autumn Andel
June 19, 2017 3:00pm
Foxygen and Reptaliens at the Wonder Ballroom on May 24, 2017Photos by Blake Sourisseau
May 29, 2017 12:00pm
Korgy & Bass and Rasheed Jamal's Collaborative Set at the Skype Live Studio on May 15, 2017Photos by Bennett Dewan
May 23, 2017 9:30am