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Two of our own, Michele Van Kleef and Rob Rainwater, rocked the Premier Performance Stage on Friday, November 13! With their delightful harmonies, storytelling lyrics, interactive performance style, and lighthearted humor – these two musicians had the audience roaring … Continue Reading

Week ten of the new Portland Radio Project (PRP) and  Portland Center Stage (PCS) concert series “Local Spins” showcases Blues/Soul/Alt fave Wil Kinky.

It’s Alright … heck, it’s flipping awesome to experience Wil’s live performance! A prolific gigger about Continue Reading

Redcast is getting things done! The band is getting play all over Portland and beyond – sharing their happy, feel good music that they jokingly referred to as “New Nostalgia.” They accidentally landed on that term, but it actually does … Continue Reading

Noah, Charley, and Justin stopped by to chat with PRP’s PDX Rock Block this past Wednesday. Normally, an entire rock band with a gigantic full sound could not fit in PRP’s tiny studio. However, these three men are the entire … Continue Reading

Attention PRP fans! Albina Community Bank is supporting nonprofits with proceeds from its LOOP Visa Card – and you can help us get on the list of recipients.

From the Albina website:

“We want to hear from you about where … Continue Reading

PRPIt is rare that a band is able to easily express what motivates them to stick together through the tough times. It’s even more unusual for the members to have been friends for several years outside of the band. When … Continue Reading

Week nine of the new Portland Radio Project (PRP) and  Portland Center Stage (PCS) concert series “Local Spins” showcases musician, singer and song writer Amber Sweeney. 

Somethin’ special is in the air when Amber lets loose with her soulful

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Week eight of the new Portland Radio Project (PRP) and  Portland Center Stage (PCS) concert series “Local Spins” showcases tribal-hypsy-reggae-rocksters The Sale.

Like a warm embrace on a brisk fall day, The Sale’s harmonies wrap the listener in intimate … Continue Reading

Week seven of the new Portland Radio Project (PRP) and  Portland Center Stage (PCS) concert series “Local Spins” features a very fine partnership between two creatives: singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef and guitarist (among many, many other talents) Tim Ellis.

“Michele … Continue Reading

Big thanks to Josh from Redwood Son for hanging with Team Rock Block in to the PRP studio this week! Redwood Son’s music is a genre mashup Josh calls “country funk.” Meaningful, moving lyrics that touch the heart are combined … Continue Reading

The passion for hip hop culture runs deep in Josh, Boyd, and Vince from ADDverse Effects. We’re honored that they shared their passion with PRP’s PDX Rock Block this week. As the only hip hop band in November’s mogo Portland Continue Reading

Quite the party in the studio this last Wednesday on PRP’s PDX Rock Blockemotitron stopped by to share their musical influences, talk about the upcoming mogo Portland Music Festival in November, and share some new, unreleased demos with … Continue Reading

At PRP, we love our local musicians – especially when they join us and play live in the studio. We are completely honored when they share new music with us on the Rock Block. We are impressed when we … Continue Reading

PRPMcMWell, this week has started off with a Bluegrass Bang at McMenamins Al’s Den! Ben Larsen began his week-long residency on Sunday 10/11. He’ll be in residence through Saturday 10/17, making music with different friends every night in the … Continue Reading

Week five of the new Portland Radio Project (PRP) –  Portland Center Stage (PCS) concert series “Local Spins” features a troubadour for our modern times, Eric John Kaiser.

Eric shares the zeitgeist of Pink Martini’s global grooves but brings

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Rock Block was proud to host another mogo Portland Music Festival participant this week. Mogo is devoted to bringing the Portland music community together by producing a festival featuring the very best local artists across many different genres, ranging from … Continue Reading

Jordan Harris dropped in to visit The Rock Block this week – he talked about the exciting mogo Portland Music Festival coming up this November, and how he was excited to be part of this diverse and supportive music community … Continue Reading

What a fun time we have been having on the Rock Block lately! From September through November, bands from the upcoming mogo Portland Music Festival will be dropping in two or three at a time to hang out in our … Continue Reading

We started the day in workout clothes. But more like the let’s wear this cos it’s so comfortable and still looks less lazy. Our excuse? Liz Vice, is coming from a class at the gym so were dressed in … Continue Reading

This week, Rock Block was proud host to three amazing local bands! Goldfoot stopped by first to give us a taste of their music, talk about an upcoming music festival they have joined, and to share what currently inspires them … Continue Reading