Tag Archive for: localmusic

It’s impossible to contain our excitement…Waterfront Blues Festival hits Tom McCall Waterfront Park for it’s 35th anniversary July 1 thru 4…will you be there?

Let us give you three solid reasons to grab your ticket now and get yourself … Continue Reading

The Portland music scene is extraordinary! The number of talented musicians is far to high to count. Two outstanding examples of the kind of amazing artists you will find on the Portland scene are Maiah Wynne and Danni Lee. Continue Reading

Meet Brian Nern, host of PDX Pop Now! Radio and PRP Production Manager. Brian joined the PRP family shortly before the start of the pandemic, and has used his experience and tech knowledge to help the station transition and thrive Continue Reading

Meet Jenna D, host of Theme for a Tuesday and “jack-of-most-trades” here at PRP.

Jenna has dipped her toes into many aspects of our station since she started volunteering in 2017 – starting out in podcast production, moving to Continue Reading

Michael Allen Harrison’s iconic benefit concert returns to downtown Portland, raising funds for music education.

In a city known for its inspiring creativity, Michael Allen Harrison’s Ten Grands concert is part of the soul of Portland. The multi-piano performance … Continue Reading

Meet John Thomas, our Programming Technical Lead! John is one of our behind-the-scenes whizzes who helps us keep music, podcasts, promos and everything in between on the air when DJs aren’t live.  

John started volunteering in 2016, when he … Continue Reading

There’s always something exciting happening when it comes to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) music scene.
Though we might not often stop to appreciate it, many excellent bands and artists hail from, or are now based in, the PNW. Among them:
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 Meet DJ Ray Gill Jr., host of Rudeboy Radio and general station station “helper-outer.” Ray recently celebrated the one year anniversary of the start of his show and volunteer journey with PRP.

When he’s not captivating his audience with Continue Reading

Monday nights are looking up here at PRP…

PDX Pop Now! Radio is hitting the Portland Radio Project airwaves every Monday night at 7pm.  The fun begins March 21.

The show will feature a diverse and eclectic collection of tunes … Continue Reading

One of the best voices to ever grace the Portland airwaves has gone silent.

Our brilliant friend and colleague Inessa Anderson passed away on March 9, 2022.

Inessa had a long standing career in the Portland radio scene but her … Continue Reading

Check out some of our on-air and music teams’ favorite releases of this season!

From Ray Gill Jr., host of Rudeboy Radio

BakarBuild Me Away

With the single Build Me Away, Bakar offers an intoxicating sneak peek Continue Reading

With his 10th album “New Money”, Logan Lynn continues to delight with an electro-pop sensibility that offers both a glimpse into his soul and a chance to celebrate on the dance floor. And we most definitely celebrated the opportunity to … Continue Reading

This week, Jenna D had a delightful time catching up with the singer-songwriters from two of her favorite local bands: Malachi Graham from Small Million and Kendall Sallay-Milotz from Starover Blue!

Kendall and Malachi reminisce on how they met, … Continue Reading

We love us some new local music here at Portland Radio Project.  After three years of making musical magic, WREN the Band is releasing their first EP…..we’re pretty excited if you can’t tell!

Chrissy Marie and Andy Wilhelm make up … Continue Reading

She’s Speaking – LIVE celebrates women’s voices with eight songwriters November 7 at Alberta Rose Theatre.

We’re proud to say, Portland Radio Project got the chance to speak with the founders of this project – Kristen Grainger, Beth WoodContinue Reading

The talented and, let’s face it, absolutely adorable Nyah chatted with Subculture host Veronica Bisesti for our latest local artist Drop-In Session interview.

With new music and a new video on the horizon, we were thrilled to get the chance … Continue Reading

On the lookout for new tunes to add to your music library?

The music scene has been bursting with fresh talent and new releases. And now that pandemic restrictions have lifted, things are really hopping!

Here’s a few excellent new … Continue Reading

With a new EP and an upcoming radio show, Ms Elle is going places…and we here at Portland Radio Project can’t wait to ride along!

Subculture host Veronica Bisesti chatted with local hip-hop artist, songwriter and musician Ms Elle to … Continue Reading

Since Cyber Monday was yesterday, today’s theme revolved around it, but under a different name: Technical Tuesday. All of the titles and/or artists in this set correspond to electronics or those items that might interact with Cyberspace.

  • “15 Step” –
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Today’s theme was all about protest and empowerment regarding the social issues that have rattled our country, and have been brought to the forefront within the last 4 years.

We can always do better as a nation, and these songs Continue Reading