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Crow and the Canyon at the Northwest String Summit

Horning’s Hideout welcomed their annual travelers for the 16th annual Northwest String Summit last weekend, July 13th-16th. Bluegrass faithful from across the country met to hear some of today’s most talented string instrumentalists.

The Summit’s … Continue Reading

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PRP Team Concert Picks! (5/11-5/17)

A wealth of fundraising events, art, music, spoken word, bluegrass festivals and more await you in this weeks PRP team concert picks!

 

Inessa’s picks:

ART PEACE Reception at the Q Center. “Peace. It does not mean to be … Continue Reading

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Treefort Music Fest 2017 Video Recap

Heather Hanson, PRP host of The Bus Stop, recently made a trip to Boise, Idaho for the annual five day long Treefort Music Fest, this year featuring 420 different bands. While Heather didn’t see nearly all of them, she … Continue Reading

Portland Radio Project at Day Theater Studios
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Vote PRP Best Portland Radio Station!

Here at Portland Radio Project (PRP), we aim to be your friendly local station, keeping you up to date on events in our city. Our show hosts are passionate professionals who love not only music but our entire community. Our … Continue Reading

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Julie Amici & Dean Mueller on Songs from the Source

Julie Amici & Dean Mueller stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, October 2nd to spend some time talking with Rob Rainwater about songwriting, background and their upcoming release party of the single ‘Yellow Roses’.  You can get the info … Continue Reading

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Stephanie Scelza on Songs from the Source

Portland wailer and single cat-mom, Stephanie Scelza is an east coast transplant who in her words, “has no sense of decency or propriety”. (She studied opera throughout her youth, leads a soul band in PDX, was Raw Artist of the … Continue Reading

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Portland’s Playlist DropInSession: Just People, there is no “just” about this band!

By | Teri Briggs

Portland’s Playlist welcomed Scott Gilmore and Peter Marcott from the band, Just People, into the Portland Radio Project studio Wednesday night for a DropInSession that was full of laughs, behind the scenes stories, and of course, … Continue Reading

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Media Take Back

It’s the little things.

In the words of Stephanie Scelza:

“We were doing our normal 10am-12pm segment on air, last Wednesday, December 2, when the news came about San Bernardino. With another shooting on the heels of the Paris Continue Reading

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Twisted Santaland. Christmas PCS Style!

They’re back!

Two hilarious plays that are quickly becoming a Portland Center Stage holiday tradition.

Twist Your Dickens (Second City) and The Santaland Diaries (David Sedarus) are tearing (and for many, tears are involved) it up in the Pearl District … Continue Reading

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Give Thanks, Then Give Back

Many people scoff at Thanksgiving. It is, after all, a National holiday founded on one of the most notorious atrocities in human history, gloried by the tradition of overeating and overspending. It’s easy to be jaded.

Ken Derouchie is not … Continue Reading

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He’s No One-Trick Tony

I’ve heard tell that drummers have a reputation for egotism.
Tony Lash must be the exception that made the rule. A quiet and staid gentleman, you’d never guess Tony was drummer and sound engineer for alternative rock band, Heatmiser in … Continue Reading

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Swooning Over Amber Sweeney

Amber Sweeney is not shy with her advice to fellow singer-songwriters: Work hard, play nice with others, be a friendly and wonderful person. Practice.

Solid advice from a woman who has been playing her guitar since she was six years … Continue Reading

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Turkuaz Takes Us Down the Funky Brick Road

“Siri, What Is Turkuaz?”

“Turkuaz is a Turkish Market located near Berkeley College. Or, a 9-piece funk band that ceaselessly tours to spread the Gospel of Funk across the world.”

We learn something new every day.

Five members of the … Continue Reading

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No Plan B for Tess Vigeland

by Michele Van Kleef

What happens when you bring in an author and public radio personality, specializing in finance, to a music-based radio station?

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Tess Vigeland (left) talking with Michele Van Kleef at Portland Radio Project, 9.21.15.

Tess Vigeland and … Continue Reading

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Bikes vs. Cars

Portland has long been recognized as one of the best bicycling communities in the world. Recent statistics indicate more than six percent of Portland residents bike commute to work, making our beautiful metropolis the highest-ranking major city in that category.… Continue Reading

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PRP Talk Boxing

Two of PRP’s on-air hosts, Heather Hanson and Gabriel Clark hit the airwaves on KGW May 6, 2015 to talk about Portland Radio Project launching on the FM dial during the month of May. Our frequency will be: 99.1 FM.… Continue Reading