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!
Past Present: Eric Johnson Talks Change and Revisiting 'Ah Via Musicom'Nathan Rizzo - Jan 31, 2018
Always the student, the Austin guitarist speaks with Vortex about staying liquid and staying in touch with his passion ahead of his February 1 performance at Portland’s Aladdin Theater.
Eric Johnson: The Tone Ranger Heads for HomeNathan Rizzo - Jan 31, 2017
The Texas guitar legend talks Simon & Garfunkel, embracing the imperfect, and the centrality of acoustic music ahead of his January 31 performance at Portland’s Aladdin Theater.
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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
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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....
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