The Gritty Birds Podcast Wraps Up Season 1; Moves to Monthly Format

Vortex Music Magazine

Bringing you an insider’s view of the Portland music scene, The Gritty Birds will wrap up season one this month with guests comedienne Amy Miller, hip-hop writer Mac Smiff and drummer Papi Fimbres before moving to a monthly format for the fall.

Thanks to some wonderfully busy weekends that come along with the high tide of the summer festival season—most recently PDX Pop Now! followed back-to-back with PickathonThe Gritty Birds Podcast is taking a two-week break before finishing off season one on September 1, which'll all wrap up with guests:

Amy Miller: voted Portland's Funniest Comedian last month in addition to being a booker for True West and the Aladdin Theater

Fahiym B. Acuay aka Mac Smiff: editor-in-chief of We Out Here Magazine

Papi Fimbres: the prolific, unrelenting drummer who hits the skins in some 22 bands yet is moving to Germany for a year beginning this month—read our profile on him by Ryan J. Prado

Coming this fall, The Gritty Birds Podcast will move to a monthly format and you can look for it featured on Vortex every first Thursday.

In the meantime, stay abreast of host Jeni Wren's weekly show recs on her blog and find an archive of every episode released so far here. Happy summer listening!

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