In 2013, multi-genre guitar slinger Scott Pemberton got the chance to show off his unique style at the biggest fest in his hometown: Portland’s annual Waterfront Blues Festival.
Oregon’s Bluesman: Norman SylvesterJory Farr - May 7, 2020
In 1987, B.B. King told a 42-year-old Norman Sylvester to devote himself full time to music. The Boogie Cat heeded that advice and became his own ambassador of blues: "Musicians are messengers. We...
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...
In Dark Times, I Sing of TreesOlivia Awbrey - Apr 22, 2020
In a blink, Covid-19 devastated the music industry. Together, we’ll adapt and evolve. During these times of uncertainty, it's more important than ever to shine a light on information that provides...
Listen to Scott Pemberton Rock 'Applesauce Ray-Gun' Live [Song Premiere]Chris Young - May 30, 2017
Hear a live recording of Scott Pemberton now and then celebrate the release of his new live record in the flesh at the Doug Fir on June 2.
Related Photo Galleries
Scott Pemberton and ALO at Wonder Ballroom on March 15, 2019Photos by James Kemp
March 18, 2019 10:00am
World's Finest, Band of Comerados and Scott Pemberton at the Wonder Ballroom on Nov. 25, 2017Photos by James Kemp
November 28, 2017 3:00pm
Scenes from Night 1 of the MOGO Music Festival feat. Scott Pemberton, Blossom, I$$A, Redwood Son, Tony Smiley and more at Dante's and Star Theater on March 3, 2017Photos by Miss Ellanea
March 6, 2017 10:45am
Fruition and Jans Ingber's Funk Fellowship at the Wonder Ballroom on Dec. 29, 2016Photos by Miss Ellanea
January 5, 2017 3:00pm