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PRP and Artichoke Music‘s inaugural “Listen Up!” evening was a rousing success!

Nyah, Ronnie Carrier and Erin Westfall jump started our monthly series featuring PNW singer/songwriters.  We were treated to a full two hours of insightful and toe-tappin’ … Continue Reading

Listen Up:  A Curated Series by Portland Radio Project and Artichoke Music

Cafe Artichoke Live
Cafe Artichoke: Cafe Artichoke (location map)
Friday, September 16th 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Doors – 6:30pm
Show – 7:00pm
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Lose your mind with our latest Sounds of PDX Drop-In Session featuring ePP.

Creative beyond belief, ePP’s been musically centered since he was but a baby in Georgia.  Nowadays he’s “accepted his lot as a creative….deliver(ing) unflinching truths over … Continue Reading

Looking for a night out of great music at a beautiful PDX venue?


PRP and The Old Church have got you covered!


We are giving away tickets to a slew of shows at The Old Church….all you need
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The Oregon Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF) is proud to announce their 2022 Induction Ceremony on Saturday, October 8th at the Aladdin Theater. Inductees include: Terrence Scott aka ’Cool Nutz’, Scott McCaughy, Stephen Malkmus, Storm Large, The Mayther … Continue Reading

We spent our Friday evening on Sounds of PDX chatting with James Powers – local jazz trombonist, composer, multi-band contributor and beverage enthusiast.

We were fortunate to catch James between gigs, with one of his MANY bands, and he dropped … Continue Reading

We had an opportunity to chat with our favorite Korean Prog Fairy – ok, perhaps she’s the only self-proclaimed Korean Prog Fairy we know – nonetheless, June Magnolia is our favorite Korean Prog Fairy and we chatted with this delightfully … Continue Reading

The Pacific Northwest’s premier experiential music festival, Pickathon has been delighting audiences and challenging festival expectations for over 20 years.  PRP’s excited to partner up with Pickathon, celebrate its return and give our listeners a chance to score a pair … Continue Reading

Singer, songwriter, poet and award winning actor Lo Steele dropped by Sounds of PDX for our latest Drop-In Session; we were treated to a couple of live tunes – “Give Yourself Grace” and “Insecurities” – and so much more.

Lo, … Continue Reading

During the month of June, stay tuned to PRP’s live shows for your chance to win concert tickets to some of the coolest shows in town!

Folk Magik is a concert promotion company based here in Portland.  Led by Matt … Continue Reading

For over 60 years, The Alano Club of Portland has been a leading source of recovery support in our community.  The Alano Club offers a variety of recovery resources which has typically included large scale sober social events.   Due to … Continue Reading

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.

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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