You wouldn’t even know it was pouring rain outside with the way Kate Nash performed Saturday night at Hawthorne Theater. Her brand new album Yesterday Was Today is her most ambitious, rambunctious, and fearless album to date and she shows … Continue Reading
It’s been too long since UK band Shopping released an album and toured the U.S. but their newest album, The Official Body, was well worth the wait. Their upbeat, post-punk style is something to be rivaled as they create … Continue Reading
Already been told and may have heard, “we live in a political world, the one we can see and feel..you’re never sure why you’re here”. And then, there are those who’ve found a reason to live. And found … Continue Reading
Are you a fan of Lorde, the 21-year-old New Zealand singer touring to promote her second album? Check out details of the Lorde Tickets Giveaway!
The savages Queens of the Stone Age brought fury and ferocity to the Moda Center in Portland Friday night. Touring off of their excellent new record, Villians, the hard-rockers proved that their live performances still bring the intensity of … Continue Reading
The Analog Theater’s warm second floor felt nice on a frigid evening last Friday, December 15. Immediately after walking in, I realized that I was a minority in that I’d already received my high school diploma. The crowd was … Continue Reading
The Doug Fir Lounge was packed to the brim Saturday night December 2, as fans gathered to hear Cedar Teeth kick off a show a sold out show. The band hails from the small town of Colton, Oregon, just 40 … Continue Reading
A few bands have a knack for defying convention, yet sound hauntingly familiar, by blending old influences with new approaches to music. Listening to Anchorage’s Super Saturated Sugar Strings (can we just abbreviate this to SSSStrings? kthxbai) brings to mind … Continue Reading
Portland welcomed back Ben Ottewell Tuesday night for a concert that felt more like an intimate house show than the venue that is Doug Fir Lounge. It was the second to last night of his month long coast-to-coast tour … Continue Reading
On tour to promote their new “Weather Diaries” release, British alt-rockers Ride played Portland’s Crystal Ballroom Saturday night.
As they took the stage, fans at the venue gave the band a hearty welcome. The band’s well-rounded setlist opened with “Lannoy … Continue Reading
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, … Continue Reading
A few of the best concerts we have on our radar. Happy listening and attending!!
By Sharon Greenfield
The first day of Northwest Music Festival presenting Project Pabst was a true blast off. It started with local hiphop hero Last Artful, Dodgr and then moved into the poppunk of White Reaper, the deep rock lineage … Continue Reading
Cardioid is the musical project of singer, songwriter, guitarist, keys player, chef and human, Lizzy Ellison. She spent a generous hour and a half with me at the Portland Radio Project studios to talk about her new home in L.A., … Continue Reading
Fresh Spins with Jen Em – ep 22
intro: Graff Ninjaz by Mujo
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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From July 13 – 16 this year, banjo pickers and fiddle enthusiasts will ascend upon Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon for the 16th annual Northwest String Summit. The bluegrass festival has recently garnered national attention, especially among those interested … Continue Reading
The May 21st PRP Pop Up Music Fest proved a joyful celebration of music and love! Thanks so much to everyone who came our on a beautiful, sunny Sunday afternoon to help keep local musicians on the radio! Special thanks … Continue Reading
Have you heard the word?
Portland Radio Project is hosting a Pop-Up Music Fest this Sunday, May 21st, at our studios at the New Day Center for the Arts on Foster Road! (Get Directions.)
There will be seven … Continue Reading