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Wednesday’s ‘The Portland Playlist’ was a Bluesy good time because Ty Curtis, Jerry Jacques, and Jeff Gray paid a visit to the studio to share music influences and original tracks, (recorded and live), off Ty’s latest album “Blame … Continue Reading

Fresh off an airplane, Matt Hopper paid a visit to The Portland Playlist Wednesday night. He is a recent transplant to Portland by way of Alaska and Idaho. It was in an Alaskan high school that he picked up the … Continue Reading

From the beautiful red copper flugelhorn, to the smaller piccolo trumpet, John Dover’s horns accompany him everywhere: Johnny Scotch and the Rocks shows, orchestral events, jazz quintet gigs, and trumpet lessons.

Dover is a Portland-based trumpeter and “storyteller through sound.” Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed Adolfo Cuellar, Jorge Bello, and Morgan Quinn from 1000 Fuegos into the studio for a night of hilarity, and music from near and far. After extensive touring and artistic creation with the band NIAYH, Adolfo … Continue Reading

Members from Foxy Lemon, pseudoboss, and The Pining Hearts recently stopped by the show to talk about festival bands and share some of their influences.

The topic of festivals or great festival bands may conjure memories of events … Continue Reading

Singer/Songwriter/Guitar-player triple threat Scott Brockett sat down with Rob Rainwater to talk about music for a cause.  Scott’s mix of soul, funk and blues got us movin’ on a rainy Portland Sunday afternoon.  Hear the full conversation and performances here.… Continue Reading

Local troubadour and entertaining fellow Peter Duff spent time talking with Rob Rainwater about his years in the music world, and playing some songs.  Peter’s background in music management and Irish origins made for some great stories.   Hear the full … Continue Reading

Wanting to spread a little holiday cheer early this year, The Portland Playlist invited The Whiskey Darlings into the studio to debut their new album, “Christmas Songs.” This is the second album from the band comprised of Michele Continue Reading

There were some sweet as honey harmonies in the studio Wednesday night from our guests, Stoneface Honey. Deciding to put her solo career aside, Angie Kopshy sought guidance from Charles Neal at Hip Stew Studios. He introduced her … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed Salem’s darling, Gabriel Cox, to the studio Wednesday night. Gabe is a true songwriter at heart. His music “blends elements of blues, rock, pop, funk, and soul.” His latest album, “I Surrender,” has been chosen … Continue Reading

Singing was not the first musical foray Coco Columbia has conquered.fullsizerender_5 Already a masterful drummer and talented keys player, singing was her desire and has always fascinated her. As you will hear in this episode of Sounds of PDX, the … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist welcomed Kathryn Claire to the studio for an evening of girl talk and of course, music. This is one busy, talented lady who is often touring overseas. She came home to Portland, from a tour in the … Continue Reading

The last time The Get Ahead‘s Nathan Earle and Juliet Howard paid us a visit (8/10/16), the internet gremlins decided to play a game and take away our online streaming. Since then, Portland Radio Project moved to its new … Continue Reading

Christina Cooper stopped into the PRP studio to sing a song with Rob Rainwater. Click below to listen to the live performance.

Songs from the Source is a weekly radio show featuring songwriters of the Pacific Northwest, with discussions … Continue Reading

Hold These Truths, a timely and thought-provoking tale of political expediency, racism and resilience, is captivating audiences in the Ellyn Bye Studio of Portland Center Stage at the Armory.

The play, written by Jeanne Sakata, was inspired Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist tried something a little different Wednesday night with Drop-In Session guest, Tyler Stenson. Tyler stopped by the studio for a short segment and performance on his way to rehearsal with his backing band, The Black-Winged Birds. … Continue Reading

The Portland Playlist celebrated their first show on the radio dial with Drop-In Session guests, Stephanie Scelza and Mark Bowden. You may know Stephanie from her solo work, with her band, Strange and the Familiars, or perhaps, her … Continue Reading

Julie Amici & Dean Mueller stopped into the PRP studio on Sunday, October 2nd to spend some time talking with Rob Rainwater about songwriting, background and their upcoming release party of the single ‘Yellow Roses’.  You can get the info … Continue Reading

Amit Erez, from The Secret Sea, stopped by The Portland Playlist Wednesday night for an evening filled with heartfelt, beautiful, and emotional music. Amit is one of the first and most substantial, influential songwriters to emerge in Israel, achieving … Continue Reading

Wednesday’s guest on The Portland Playlist was singer-songwriter Ky Burt, who arrived in Portland after traveling over 15,000 miles in his van, “Huckleberry,” throughout the Western United States. He is a multi-instrumentalist, playing acoustic and electric guitar, banjo, and … Continue Reading