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PRP Concert Picks! March 30-April 5

Just when you thought you had your week’s plans finalized, in walked almost a dozen of the hottest shows in Portland this week. Grab your datebook and pens, kids – you’re gonna wanna write this down!

Luke’s pick:

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Drop-In Session: Foreign Talks

Enthusiasm, youthful spirit and energy, and a drive to do it! That is what propels Foreign Talks. Part chill, indie, and fun island sound all lets us know they like to party. Let’s do it together.

 

HITTING THE ROAD

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“Wild and Reckless” is a Must See

Having seemingly spent the past year in hiding, Blitzen Trapper debuted their concert event “Wild and Reckless” to the public Friday, March 24. Blitzen Trapper’s folky rock songs carried the audience to a different place in time, as expected. The … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks March 23-29

We at PRP love you, and we love music. We compiled our show picks this week as our gift to you, in the hopes that it will help you navigate the sometimes uncertain, always fun, waters of local shows.

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Ezra Bell: An Easy Sell

When Portland-based band Ezra Bell takes the stage, the floor fills up with folks eager to dance. And this was definitely true during the intimate Doug Fir Lounge show on March 16.

Lead singer Ben Wuamett set a playful tone … Continue Reading

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Lewi Longmire on Sounds of PDX

While waiting for the interview to start, Lewi Longmire noodled around on the beautiful 1965 Martin D-18 guitar he bought off Keely Goodwin a year & a half ago. He said he loves to play it when he’s not plugged … Continue Reading

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An Interview with Shana Morrison

One of Portland’s best seasonal shindigs took place last weekend: Kell’s St. Patrick’s Festival. The downtown venue had a hefty lineup of musicians and events on March 17. Among them was Shana Morrison, who is no stranger to the … Continue Reading

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PRP Show Picks for March 16-22

Having trouble finding just the right shows you want to experience this week? You’re in luck! Your amazing PRP team picked awesome shows just for you!
For more shows & events, check out our events calendar on the PRP website.… Continue Reading

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Haley Johnsen on Sounds of PDX

Haley Johnsen brought her sweet, loving spirit and formidable pipes to the PRP studio, and discussed keeping centered, her Tiny Desk Submission, her successful Kickstarter campaign-backed album, her appearance at MOGO Music Fest and much more.

Johnsen’s Kickstarter campaign has … Continue Reading

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Portland Center Stage at The Armory – Blitzen Trapper

Writing songs. Telling lyrical stories. Playing guitars. For the sheer joy of making music. That sums up the many parts of Blitzen Trapper. And now there’s a rock musical named after one of their songs.

 

Wild and Reckless

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Killer Shows in Portland (3/9-3/15)

Jen’s Concert Picks include killer local shows such as Cat Hoch, Arlo Indigo, Small Million, Blossom and more!

Thursday, March 9

Indie Alt-rock band Enjoys Things is playing with Seedling & Gonzo at White Eagle. I didn’t find a … Continue Reading

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PRP’s Weekend Music Planner (3/2-3/8)

PRP’s Weekend Planner is back with psychedelic disco, synthpop, bluegrass, singer/songwriters, progressive pop & so much more. We know; we had you at “psychedelic disco.”

Thursday, March 2nd

The Facebook event page describes the line-up at Turn! Turn! Turn! on … Continue Reading

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PRP Weekend Music Planner! (2/23-3/1)

PRP’s Weekend Music Planner for the last week in February has arrived with great local artists at some of the best venues in town. With PRP, you can know before you go!

Thursday, February 23rd

Even if you’ve never heard … Continue Reading

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MOGO Music Festival is coming!

Fans of Local Music Rejoice! The second MOGO Music Festival, a carefully and collaboratively curated music festival, blows up 11 different Portland venues March 3rd & 4th. PRP took the MOGO line up and dug through our archives to put … Continue Reading

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Fresh Spins with Jen Em, ep. 3

Appearing on the third episode of Fresh Spins with Jen Em:

(intro) Melvv “Vibe”
Koop “Waltz for Koop”
The Republic Tigers “Buildings & Mountains”
Empress of “Hat Trick”
The Plastic Revolution “Natsuko”
Mimi Gilbert “Strangers Won’t Exist”
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PDX Shows this Week! (2/16-2/22)

There are so many great shows this week. Jazz lovers, be sure to check pdxjazz.com for information about the shows involved in PDX Jazz Fest 2017, February 16-26.

We’ve selected some not jazz and not-quite-jazz shows, listed below, for your … Continue Reading

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Hot Local Shows This Week (February 9-15)

Planning to head out to some local shows this week? We’ve pored through the calendars to find some unique and rockin’ local shows to make it easier for you!

Thursday, February 9

Fresh off a tour in Germany, Fox & Continue Reading

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Drop-In Session with Portland’s Rock Royalty Jon Koonce

Musicians go through many identities, changes, upheavals, both in lineups and hopes for that moment to take them to the …..top? Jon Koonce, a long time Portland artist, shares his rich history, and why music keeps on happening in his … Continue Reading

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Tim Ellis Music Foundation Benefit Concert

Tim Ellis was a staple of the Oregon music community who succumbed to cancer last March at the age of 60. This year, the foundation created by his wife, Susan Ellis, presents the First Annual Tim Ellis Music Foundation Benefit … Continue Reading

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Colin Meloy: A Benefit for Victory Academy

Folks rushed to find the best seats in Portland’s iconic Aladdin Theater once they threw open their doors on Friday, Jan. 6 for the Victory Academy benefit concert.

Edna Vázquez opened the event (after announcing that she’d been playing shows … Continue Reading