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...
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...
Bart Budwig: 'Sock Song' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Dec 4, 2019
Full of goofy nostalgia—and in honor of National Sock Day, natch—the tender-hearted Eastern Oregon singer-songwriter welcomes us into his musical family for a sock fight! Celebrate the release of...
The Portland Playlist: Ural ThomasChris Young - Oct 12, 2018
It’s time for Ural Thomas to spread love and bring The Pain—he shares the songs that inspire his music, plus a couple that he just can’t live without. Listen to his playlist now!
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Ural Thomas & the Pain in Amsterdam: Live at Paradiso on March 18, 2019Photos by Marco Bakker
March 20, 2019 10:00am
Approaching 80 years old, Ural Thomas is on his first tour of Europe in support of his debut record. Out now via Tender Loving Empire, let Jan Donkers tell you about how those staid Dutch got down...
The Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony feat. Monti Amundson, Ural Thomas & the Pain, The Kingsmen and more at the Aladdin Theater on Oct. 13, 2018Photos by Joe Duquette
October 22, 2018 5:00pm
Though not the best-known hall of fame in the land, the talent within the Oregon Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF) and the organization's commitment to a greater cause—music education—are hardly matched....
Portugal. The Man and Ural Thomas & the Pain at Edgefield on August 24, 2018Photos by Sydnie Kobza
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Ural Thomas & the Pain and Jenny Don't & The Spurs at Mississippi Studios on June 30, 2018Photos by Chad Lanning
July 3, 2018 12:00pm