On the cover this week:
Find out the details of her I Am Because I Am EP Release Show under Saturday’s picks.



Friday, June 22 Buckethead at Aladdin Theater


Tickets are also available by calling 877-435-9849, at the Aladdin Theater Box Office, or online at Ticketfly

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland
Fri, June 22
Doors at 7 pm, Show at 8 pm | $25 Adv, $30 Doors
All Ages Event!

Pick by Inessa



Friday, June 22 Young Elk, Ferns, Cascades at Kelly’s Olympian

young elk (bleak, existential, slowcore)
ferns (dark, moody, rock and roll)
cascades (lush, reverb-laden, indie rock)

Young Elk, Ferns, Cascades
Kelly’s Olympian
426 SW Washington St, Portland
Fri, June 22nd
9 pm | $7

Pick by Luke Neill



Friday, June 22 Blue October, Kitten at Roseland Theater

Blue October is the Texas-based band known for its shimmering melodies and heart-string pulling lyrics, boasting a powerful line-up of players and one of the most emotionally charged and magnetic front men in music today. Blue October is Jeremy Furstenfeld (drums), Matt Noveskey (bass), Ryan Delahoussaye (violin and piano) and Justin Furstenfeld (guitar and vocals).
Blue October has charted TEN Top 40 Hot AC and Alternative singles over EIGHT albums with songs like “Into The Ocean,” “Hate Me,” “Home” “Calling You,” “Dirt Room,” “Say It,” “The Chills”, “Bleed Out”, “Fear” and “I Want It” from albums such as 2009’s Billboard Top 200 #13 debut ‘Approaching Normal,’ 2011’s Billboard #8 debut ‘Any Man In America,’ the Platinum-selling ‘Foiled’, Billboard’s #13 debut ‘Sway.
On April 22nd, 2016, Blue October released their 8th studio album, titled Home. This album was co-produced by Justin Furstenfeld and Tim Palmer and features mixes from Tim Palmer and Mark Needham. Home debuted #1 on the Alternative Album chart, #1 Rock Album chart, #1 Independent Album chart, #5 Current Album in the Top 200 reaching audiences around the world.
“Sway was about finding inner peace and learning to live in a healthy way,” says Furstenfeld. “This new album Home is about what we do with our time on earth, how we’re going to utilize that time in a positive way and make it the best we possibly can by bettering ourselves.”


Blue October, Kitten
Roseland Theater
8 NW 6th Ave, Portland
Fri, June 22
8 pm | $ TICKETS

Pick by Inessa




Saturday, June 23 Kingsley, Jacob Miller, Jojo Scott at The Old Church

Kingsley’s I Am Because I Am EP Release Show with Jojo Scott and Jacob Miller

Kingsley was a guest on PRP’s very own Sounds of PDX! Catch that episode HERE

Kingsley‘s unique and unforgettable voice will warm you up and melt you down. Her presence is captivating and overwhelming, she sings only on her personal experiences of life, love, and her journey of becoming Kingsley. Kingsley doesn’t just stick with one genre, her vocals can do She aims to embrace all genres and styles that will give her an authentic platform to launch her songs. She is very excited to share her new EP this summer 2018.

Jacob Miller
A Wisconsin native, Jacob Miller moved to Portland the summer of 2009 via Amtrak with a suitcase and a Fender Jaguar. Just a year later, he left the city to travel North America to study and perform music while working on various farms and ranches between travels.
Near 2 years later, Miller returned to the Pacific Northwest to form and pursue roots band, Jacob Miller and the Bridge City Crooners. After touring heavily and releasing 4 studio albums, Jacob and the Crooners disbanded during the summer of 2017.
Having played music full time for over a decade – the last 6 years of that with the Bridge City Crooners – Miller now focuses his efforts to pursue his solo music.
With a combined taste of folk/indie/pop, and the roots of American traditional music, Jacob Miller crafts a sound unique to his abilities and style.

Jojo Scott is a 15 year old singer/songwriter from Portland, Oregon. Solo acoustic pop in the style of Ed Sheeran and Daniel Caesar is her passion. She loves performing and her greatest desire is to share her music with the world!

Kingsley, Jacob Miller, Jojo Scott
The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland
Sat, June 23rd
Doors at 7 pm, Show at 7:30 pm | $13.34-15 TICKETS

Pick by Luke Neill




Sunday, June 24 Free All-Ages show with 1939 Ensemble, Plastic Cactus, Souvenir Driver, Strange Hotels at Mississippi Studios

Live SET (Sound Engineering for Teens) is a pre-professional hands on sound engineering program for high school students and young adults from traditionally underserved backgrounds. Youth receive hands on training with local professionals in music performance and production.

This show at Mississippi Studios is a FREE all ages concert engineered by Live SET students.

1p – Doors
130p -2p – Strange Hotels
2p-230p – Souvenir Driver
2:30p-3:00p – Plastic Cactus
3:00p – 3:30p – 1939 ensemble

Free All-Ages show with 1939 Ensemble, Plastic Cactus, Souvenir Driver, Strange Hotels
Mississippi Studios
Sun, June 24th
1 pm | FREE
All Ages Event!

Pick by Jen Em


About our team:

Inessa is the PRP Music Director and Creative Services and is responsible for many great blog posts, interviews and Drop-In Sessions. Follow Inessa on her blog.

Luke Neill is the voice of Sounds of PDX on PRP. Catch Sounds of PDX every Tuesday night from 7-9 pm, and the SPDX Listening Party every Thursday from 4-6 pm! Follow Sounds of PDX on Facebook

You can catch Jen’s fresh Indie music every Tuesday and Friday!
Indie Tuesday Tracks 10 am – Noon and 
Fresh Spins with Jen Em Fridays 10 am – noon,  on PRP.
Fresh Spins with Jen Em on Facebook and Twitter.

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