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Pickathon Announces 2022 LineupRyan J. Prado - Apr 12, 2022
After a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus, Pickathon is back August 4 to 7 with a “genre-agnostic” lineup and revamped site design.
Pledge to Support Record Stores and Artists This Holiday SeasonChris Young - Dec 12, 2019
If your local record store doesn't have what you're looking for, it's not their fault. Major labels have failed to properly distribute physical products, which means artists are losing money while...
Musician Loading Zones Launch In PortlandChris Young - Mar 13, 2019
Working musicians can now apply for and receive a free permit to use select commercial loading zones at 16 Portland venues thanks to the advocacy of MusicPortland and Fair Trade Music PDX as well...
#WomenCrush Artist Showcase Comes to Portland Saturday Market on July 8 and 9Katey Trnka - Jun 13, 2017
The burgeoning artist showcase will team up with a Portland institution to raise funds for Planned Parenthood on July 8 and 9.
The Thesis Turns Two in DecemberBlake Hickman - Nov 25, 2016
And celebrates with two nights: December 1 at Kelly's Olympian with the Headliners set featuring Illmaculate, ROBy, Blossom and Cory Kendrix followed by an all-ages affair at Hoop Dreams on...
December to Remember 2016 Lineup: 12 Dates at the Crystal BallroomChris Young - Sep 29, 2016
This holiday's #Dec2Rem features The Head and the Heart, Phantogram, Band of Horses, Jimmy Eat World, Fitz and the Tantrums, and Grouplove alongside PDX acts Wild Ones, Hustle and Drone, Holiday...
December to Remember 2015 Lineup: 14 Stellar Shows Headed Portland's WayChris Young - Oct 1, 2015
94.7 FM KNRK dropped its biggest #Dec2Rem bomb yet: This year's lineup features Modest Mouse, Alabama Shakes, Matt and Kim and Death Cab For Cutie alongside PDX acts Hustle and Drone, Holiday...
The Gritty Birds Podcast Wraps Up Season 1; Moves to Monthly FormatChris Young - Aug 4, 2015
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...
Oregon Music Hall of Fame Scholarship Apps Due Valentine's DayChris Young - Feb 5, 2015
OMHOF's 2015 college scholarship applications are now available online but must be postmarked by February 14.
Empire Expansion: Tender Loving Empire Opens Doors in SE PortlandChris Young - Nov 13, 2014
Expecting to open the doors by Black Friday, TLE's second retail location on Hawthorne will be twice the size of the downtown digs with plenty of room for "epic," interactive environs.
December to Remember Is Back and Bigger Than Ever!Chris Young - Oct 9, 2014
94.7 FM KNRK dropped its #Dec2Rem bomb this morning and this year's lineup features the likes of TV On The Radio, Alt-J, The War on Drugs, Spoon and Future Islands (pictured) alongside Portland...
Shutter Rock 2014: An Exhibition of Work by Portland Music PhotographersChris Young - Sep 24, 2014
From October 2 to December 30, head to Bunk Bar under the Wonder to catch a display of shots from Portland's finest rock photographers.
XRAY.fm Signal Expansion Now LiveChris Young - Sep 22, 2014
Testing is done: XRAY officially takes over KZME's 107.1 FM signal today with new programming!
International Cassette Store Day Returns on Sept. 27Chris Young - Sep 13, 2014
Record Store Day's kid brother is back for a second year with over eighty cities worldwide and more than 100 American record stores participating.
Northwest Summer Festivals and Concert SeriesChris Young - May 5, 2014
Whether in rain or (preferably) shine, we Portlanders flock together en masse to enjoy the season’s offerings of outdoor music. Explore what's happening this summer using our budding Northwest...