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Jamie Drake on PRP

Jamie Drake played three exclusive tracks on her recent Drop-In Session appearance on Portland Radio Project! Check it out at the bottom of this article for her interview with Jen Emerson, and live performances of To My Love, Everything’s Fine, and Allison.

While in Portland, Jamie Drake is making several appearances, so be sure to check her out at one of these shows:

Jamie Drake

Friday, Sept 22 – Landmark Saloon w/ Matty Charles & Katie Rose
Happy Hour set, 6pm

Saturday, Sept 23PDX House Concert w/ The Secret Sea & Joel Swensen
NW 23rd Ave, Portland, Oregon 97210
Suggested donation, 7-11pm

Sunday, Sept 24Eugene House Concert w/ Tutti & the Wranglers
30599 Maple Dr, Junction City, OR 97448-9440
Suggested donation, 7-10pm

Tuesday, Sept 26 – Landmark Saloon w/ Lucas Biespiel,
8-10pm

Wednesday, Sept 27 – The Liquor Store w/ Jacob Miller & Anywhere West,
9-11pm

Thursday, Sept 28 – South Tabor House Concert, two sets / kid-friendly
3138 SE 71st Ave. Portland, OR
Suggested donation, 6-8pm

Friday, Sept 29 – The Local Celebrity w/ Bitches in the Beehive & Joel Swenson, 8-10pm

 

Jamie Drake show poster

Jamie Drake is a hidden gem in the Los Angeles songwriting scene whose music has consistently reflected her own personal journey. Like a scientist analytically working in a laboratory, she has written and recorded many projects (The Bitter Branches, Nobel, Dear Lemon Trees) in her short, 10-year career. Her father was a songwriter and their family was marked by the constant moving from place to place. This gypsy lifestyle helped form the versatility her work is characterized by. Her debut, “When I Was Yours,” attracted Academy award winner and folk music lover, Tim Robbins, and led to their collaboration and tour of the west coast. A background in musical theater whimsically took her to New York City to star in the Off-Broadway folk musical, Lonesome Traveler, where the New York Times said she “quietly claimed the show’s best moment” while embodying Judy Collins. Her voice is as varied as her writing. A three-octave range and many layers of diverse tone are showcased in all her releases (as well as an EDM release on Armada Music called, “Falling Down”). Jamie is called upon regularly for writing and singing sessions across LA, and you may be hearing her writing and vocals featured as the theme song for a new television show in the coming year. She will be releasing her sophomore effort as well which will be a culmination of all her endeavors: sophisticated musical arrangements surrounding a meditation on life after divorce. Jamie volunteers for The Art of Elysium, is a founding member of a woman’s songwriting group and is a music mentor for students through her work with the nonprofit, Sound Art.”

Find and follow Jamie Drake online:
jamiedrakemusic.com
Instagram
Facebook
Bandsintown

 

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Jen Emerson

DJ, Volunteer Extraordinaire at PRP
With a passion for music and a love of all things radio, Jen Emerson joined the PRP team in 2016. Jen’s musical involvement includes a long history of choral music as well as a career as a solo jazz artist in Dallas, Texas in the late 2000s. She hosts "Fresh Spins with Jen Em" every Friday and often co-hosts Sounds of PDX on Tuesdays.
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