Michele Van Kleef invited Kris Deelane and guitarist Mark Bowden of the Hurt,  to talk about their 11 -piece band with back-up singers and a horn section as they ready for a Motown Revue at Dante’s this Wednesday night, March … Continue Reading

If you like family drama, if you enjoy the political world and all its squabbles, have to endure “Uncle Bob” at holiday dinners, Other Desert Cities is the play for YOU.  Secrets, truths, lies, pretense and the showing of a … Continue Reading

Portlanders had their turn to experience a full slate of commendable artists as Passport Approved’s current slate of inductees buzzed through town, performing live Friday night at the Rose City’s Doug Fir Lounge. 

Those lucky enough to take in … Continue Reading

How many musical balls can you throw up in the air at any given time? If Blake Sakamoto is in charge, he’d probably say, “As many as you want.” At the moment, there are at least three in action.

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Having traveled the world, where would you choose to live? For the owners of the Sam’s Saj food cart, that choice was a simple one. Sam Shaltof and his sister Farah settled in Portland.

Sam and Farah Shaltof of the Sam's Saj food cart in Portland, OR

Born in New York City to … Continue Reading

Blues Rock musician Hozier and Iceland’s new singer-songwriter Asgeir may have set a new record for number of bodies able to squeeze into Portland’s popular Crystal Ballroom Friday night. Nary a square-inch of spare space could be found at the … Continue Reading

English Indie rock band Little Comets released an astonishing 3 new Extended Play (EP) recordings last year, the most recent being their splendid, under-the-radar “The Sanguine.” It’s an excellent example of how the most talented bands today find ways to … Continue Reading

Magic Giant, an expansive folk-pop band from southern California, are bringing their special brand of Indie sunshine to Portland’s Mississippi Studios  this coming Wednesday, February 4.

Based in Venice Beach, California, Magic Giant are building a reputation around their danceable … Continue Reading

We at PRP recently gave a thumbs up to the dreamy music of Australian blues guitarist Hamish Anderson . This month, from Sydney Australia, we’re delighted to bring you news about music of another genre, that of Little May. … Continue Reading

Dennise flew solo today but DJ E Queen will be back in the co-hosting seat in two weeks – so no worries!

Featuring local music and interviews with Portland musicians and cultural innovators, Trixie Pop is the place to bring … Continue Reading

Featuring local music and interviews with Portland musicians and cultural innovators, Trixie Pop is the place to bring your ears, brain, and heart every Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Help Portland Radio Projects’s smart, local, friendly attitude reach … Continue Reading