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Falcon Heart on Sounds of PDX

Just days before the release of their debut record, Falcon Heart joined me to share some stories, influences, and the hard work behind making an album. Falcon Heart’s Catch The Windis a stellar collection of songs ranging from … Continue Reading

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Kevin Hahn Record Premier on Sounds of PDX

A few days before the release of his full length LP, Into Oblivion, Kevin Hahn gave us a behind-the-scenes look at the new record. In addition to being an accomplished vocalist, guitarist, and singer songwriter, Kevin is the owner-operator … Continue Reading

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Arietta Ward on Sounds Of PDX

The week before MOGO Music Fest 2017, Arietta Ward stopped by the show to share some original tracks, early memories with music, and her thoughts on the Portland Music scene.

With the MOGO Fest: PDX Funk & Soul Par-tay just … Continue Reading

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Local Shows to Hit this Weekend

Portland is not a desert in any capacity: Great food, great music, great drinks, great people abound. Which means we have the wonderful problem of great shows every night of the week. Without prior knowledge of a band, sometimes it’s … Continue Reading

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Local Bands Rock Star Theater Jan 6

star-theater-showThere are so many great local shows coming up in January, and this week we are turning the spotlight toward 3 local bands who are playing Star Theater on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Vancouver-based Outline of the Sun, a … Continue Reading

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2016’s Best Concert Moments

This year saw big tours from the likes of Cage the Elephant, Adele, The Lumineers, Radiohead, 21 Pilots and Weezer. We weren’t fortunate enough to make all those shows, but we did catch Cage the Elephant in Troutdale and Kaleo … Continue Reading

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Sounds of PDX with Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection

Songwriting in its purest form comes from the heart, is unapologetic, and can transcend genres. Chris Margolin and The Dead Bird Collection is a project that embodies these traits and has no reservations when it comes to being vulnerable. Vocal … Continue Reading
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The Cabin Project on Sounds of PDX: Women in Music & Album Release

Last Friday The Cabin Project released their latest record, Unfolded to an eager crowd at Doug Fir Lounge. There is a lot of excitement and pressure that goes along with an album release so I appreciate the band stopping by … Continue Reading

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Flying High with Joseph

Three Portland sisters (Natalie, Allison and Meegan) known as THE BAND JOSEPH, who made their first appearance on PRP.FM in November 2013, are, as people often say these days, “Blowing Up.”

RP with Joseph

The Band Joseph and Robert Parish at PRP

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Tim Ellis Memorial

Immediately after Tim Ellis’ cancer diagnosis became public, Portland’s musical community stepped up and began delivering positive energy, love, prayers, and economic support for Tim, his wife and six children.

No doubt, you’ve either seen or read about Tim’s extraordinary Continue Reading

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Tyler Stenson pays tribute to the Counting Crows

Saturday night at Star Theater was clearly THE place to be. Tyler Stenson drew a packed house for his tribute show in homage to the band he gives credit to for his music styling.  … 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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There’s a Party Goin’ On!

Several Portland Radio Project staffers were in the house at The Spare Room Lounge in NE Portland on Sunday, September 20, 2015, to help one of our most talented advocates, Norman Sylvester, “The Northwest Boogie Cat” celebrate a milestone … Continue Reading

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Marching Fourth!

MarchFourth! Two Nights!                                         

12th Anniversary Celebration at the Crystal Ballroom.

If you like carnivals, marching bands and costumes aplenty this is a show made just for you! The MarchFourth! 12th Anniversary Celebration takes place on March 3rd (family show) … Continue Reading

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Sing Your Own Messiah – it’s back!

Sing Your Own Messiah!

Sing Your Own Messiah!

Those who have participated in the past know how moving this performance can be.  And after a few years off the radar, you can now join a “Sing Your Own Messiah” ensemble.

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MusicFestNW 2014 Lineup

This year’s edition of MusicFestNW is slimming down and centralizing performances to Waterfront Park. Not all change is a bad thing. Say goodbye to checking the schedule a million times to try and keep track of who’s playing where and … Continue Reading

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Benefit for Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls

Started in 2001 by a Portland State University student, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls now has 40 camps worldwide. In addition to their summer camp, the organization offers an after-school program, puts on local shows, conducts fundraisers, and … Continue Reading

Day of the Dead Weekend Comes Alive

Below are PRP picks, but don’t miss out on our friends from Oregon Music News and their great ideas for getting out this weekend.

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Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead? Try out Friday night’s … Continue Reading

Concert Review: PRP Launch featuring Worth

Chistopher Worth

Don’t get out much anymore? I hear what you’re saying. It’s either a “school night,” or the end of one long week, or you got up too early and the shows start so late!

But having been out more than … Continue Reading

Oregon Music News 4th Anniversary Party

Naomi Hooley

Oregon Music News celebrates its fourth anniversary with a free concert at The Secret Society on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m.  The lineup includes Rob Stroup & Naomi Hooley, Michael Quinby, The Fur Coats, and DJ Mr. Ree.

Here’s … Continue Reading

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