Save Our StagesChris Young - May 6, 2020
We need numerous independently owned venues and festivals to sustain our robust music ecosystem in Oregon. As the first to close but the last to reopen, these incubators of artistry are vital to...
Just People: 'Monolith' [Song Premiere]Chris Young - Dec 8, 2015
Hear the title track from the band's soulful new record and catch them one more time in 2015 at Portland's Masquerade Ball on December 11.
The Portland Playlist: Curtis SalgadoChris Young - Jul 2, 2014
Local artists tell Vortex about the songs that inspire their music—plus a couple of tracks they just can't live without. Listen to Curtis Salgado's Portland Playlist and then download a track to...
On The WaterfrontDon Campbell - Jul 2, 2014
A history of the Waterfront Blues Festival: How a small one-day fest turned the powerful force of music into a benefit to feed the hungry and a blues-fueled good time. Photos by John Alcala
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