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
New Music from Eyelids! No stranger to the music scene, Chris Slusarenko of Eyelids, came into the Portland Radio Project Studio for an *eye-opening* Drop-In Session!
The Total ‘Chemistry Band’ Presents or
With members who collectively have shared stage … Continue Reading
Food & Drink, Prizes, Silent Auction and LIVE MUSIC
by Jim Newman & Jen Emerson
Last summer, when PRP rocked the city with Secret Shows at Block 17, Mbrascatu & Goldfoot, amongst others, rocked the PRP stage with energetic and … Continue Reading
Got the health care blues? Portland’s original Boogie Cat Norman Sylvester does too. So again this year, he’s helping organize the HEALTH CARE FOR ALL OREGON fundraiser with music, dancing, and food April 22, 2017.
Norman will join Portland Radio … Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
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
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
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
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
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.
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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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
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”
Coco Columbia “Radiant … Continue Reading
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
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
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.
Portland Radio Project is always excited to feature local music and all-ages shows, and we are especially thrilled to announce all of the above in the girl-power festival “Girl Fest 2017” which proudly returns to Lola’s Room at the Crystal … Continue Reading