The first song to be released from the forthcoming album Innocents is the Cold Specks collaboration “A Case For Shame,” available from iTunes now as an instant download when you pre-order the album: smarturl.it/innocentsitunes. The album will be released … Continue Reading
Here’s a sneak preview of track two from The Civil Wars, “I Had Me A Girl,” in this new behind-the-scenes video. The band’s new self-titled album hits the streets on Aug. 6, 2013.
Don’t expect a tour in … Continue Reading
Here’s the album version of KT Tunstall’s new single ‘Feel It All’ from the album Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon. The album comes out in the US on Aug. 6. KT will be in Portland for a show at … Continue Reading
Blue October, the San Marcos, TX-based band known for shimmering rock songs and haunting lyrics on albums such as 2009’s Billboard Top 15 debut, Approaching Normal, 2011’s Billboard Top Ten debut Any Man In America and the Platinum-selling … Continue Reading
Rogue Wave are in the midst of their North American tour in support of Nightingale Floors! Hey Marseilles will be opening their show at the Wonder Ballroom on Thursday, July 18. [highlight]Concert details below. [/highlight]
Rogue Wave Portland Concert… Continue Reading
We were lucky enough to sit down with Cooper and her sister-in -arms, Brianne, just after they exited the Main Stage at the Waterfront Blues Festival. Buzzing with post-performance exuberance and ready to charge ahead as her career takes off, … Continue Reading
The lyrics “we’re gonna have a good time” and “put your hands up” aptly describe the upbeat atmosphere when Robert Randolph and the Family Band appeared at the 26th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival on Sunday.
A master of Sacred Steel… Continue Reading
Pearl Jam announced today that they will embark on a two-leg, twenty-four date North American tour this fall. Leg one kicks-off in Pittsburgh on October 11 and wraps in New Orleans with the band’s previously announced headlining performance at Voodoo … Continue Reading
Awesome does not begin to describe Sunday’s headliner at the 26th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival – Robert Plant Presents the Sensational Space Shifters. We felt privileged to welcome a legendary icon to our city.
The band opened with “Babe I’m … Continue Reading
Portugal. The Man is on tour in support of its newly released seventh album, Evil Friends. When it came time to begin work on the seventh album, John Gourley — frontman of Portugal. The Man — thought long and … Continue Reading
Inessa sits down with guitarist Scott Pemberton to discuss his unique playing style and how he got started. [highlight]Check out the interview in the video above.[/highlight]
Scott’s next Portland gig is coming up July 19th at the Doug Fir Lounge. … Continue Reading
Sunday Highlights at Blues Festival
We’re heading into the grand finale for the Waterfront Blues Festival. Time flies! The fine folks at Oregon Music News have a nice rundown of Sunday’s best bets.
We would like to thank the … Continue Reading
Visualize John Lee Hooker getting into a rush-order white limousine at PDX, and you have the start of a good story. You also have the nugget of a great blues festival – in this case, the Rose City Blues Festival, … Continue Reading
From front porches all over South Louisiana, where Cajun and Creole began, the Pine Leaf Boys brought their particular mix of that delicious Southern potion to Portland’s front porch: the Oregonian Front Porch Stage at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival.… Continue Reading
A random meetup backstage at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival yields a backstory on Allen Stone. Listen in as Terry Currier and I chat with Allen Stone.
It just keeps getting better: John Hiatt, anyone? Have faith that he’s with a long lineup of awesome artists for your cool-down Saturday at the Fest.
Oregon Music News has a nice list of today’s highlights.
After coming out with a hot new single last fall, releasing a full album earlier this year, and working on a new book, an elder statesman of rock headlines the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland tonight. Rebecca Webb has … Continue Reading
The smell of BBQ keeps wafting through the air here at the Waterfront Blues Festival. It speaks to us. Resistance is futile. If you’re looking for Sean Marten, it’s a safe bet he’s over at the Deschutes Brewery … Continue Reading
With about one hundred acts taking various stages at the Blues Festival this weekend, it can feel a little bit like stepping into Powell’s City of Books — you love it but there are so many choices you don’t know … Continue Reading