Still the Same (But 'Bigger'): In Conversation with Kristian Bush of SugarlandBrendan Swogger - Jun 5, 2018
Ahead of the release of their comeback record and a brand new tour, Kristian Bush of the acclaimed country duo Sugarland spoke with Vortex about the band’s hiatus, the new album, working with...
Defying Gravity: Vignettes on P!nk’s Pop SpectacleBrendan Swogger - May 20, 2018
With every seat sold, P!nk brought her Beautiful Trauma World Tour to Portland’s Moda Center arena last Tuesday night, offering an unmatched pop performance that combined everything from...
Still on the Rise: Khalid at the Moda CenterBrendan Swogger - May 7, 2018
Originally slated to perform at Theater of the Clouds, 20-year-old R&B pop sensation Khalid instead played to a full Moda Center arena to kick off the Northwest leg of The Roxy Tour.
One on One: An Evening with Billy JoelBrendan Swogger - Dec 18, 2017
Despite a crowd of nearly 20,000, legendary singer-songwriter Billy Joel made his first Portland appearance in seven years feel surprisingly intimate.