Category Archives: Music


The 8th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony and concert was once again a huge success. It was a great night of music and memories. This year’s inductees going into the Hall of Fame included:   Sand Billy Triplett Dr. Demento Signe Anderson Dave Carter Billy Hults Jay “Bird” Koder The Dandy Warhols […]

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Heart & Brynn Marie @ Edgefield, OR (09-20-14)

As summer comes to a close, what better way to say goodbye to it with an outdoor Heart concert? Heart is a Pacific Northwest treasure and they are so loved in this part of the country. Personally, I have been a fan for years. I first saw them in the mid 80s and they blew […]

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PDX Spotlight : Lucy Gray

I am a strong supporter of local, original music. There is a wealth of talented musicians especially in the Portland area music scene that deserve your attention. The music business has really changed over the years and it is up to the fans to search out all the talent that gets overlooked. If we want […]

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Rock Rules – “80s Week” Road Report

Being a person, who experienced the 80s music scene first hand, it always rubs me the wrong way when I hear that time referred to just because of the hair. There was a big hair style at that time yes, but there was some great bands then making some great music. It was a fun […]

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Six Pack Live, Me and You too

The wild rock n roll weekend (01-17&18-14) known as Six Pack Live is officially in the history books. The show was put on by local musician/promoter, Jason Fellman, who showcased some of Portland’s best tribute bands as well as some cool original music all for a killer deal ticket wise. Twenty dollars bought you two […]

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A Hollywood Vampire in Portland

In the mid 80s, one band clawed their way out of the happening Sunset Strip music scene and found fame on rock radio and MTV. LA Guns. The band’s founder, Tracii Guns was a key figure in the Sunset Strip scene even being an original member of Gun N’ Roses in their very first incarnation. […]

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The Trail Band Delivers Christmas Gift at the Aladdin

I will be honest to say that I did not know a lot about the Trail Band and their music. I am a Quarterflash fan so I was curious to see Marv and Rindy’s work outside of that band. I planned on going to one of the shows at the Aladdin Theater and I am […]

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Tonight Alive Rocks the Hawthorne

  By accident, I came across an article on Tonight Alive’s headlining tour, which was to make stop here in Portland at the Hawthorne Theater. The interview featured Jenna McDougall, who is the bands lead vocalist. In the article, she was upbeat and fun. Her overall attitude was cool and honestly refreshing. From that article, […]

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The 7th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The 7th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame concert is officially in the record books. This year’s concert proved to be one of the best to date. This year’s inductees included Chris Botti Hazel Poison Idea Kelly Joe Phelps Richmond Fontaine Janice Scroggins Gregg Williams, Mayor Bud Clark Marty Hughley 2012 Album of the Year […]

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UPROAR Festival ROARS From Start to Finish!

  I went to the UPROAR festival this past weekend. All I can say is “It was AWESOME”. The line-up was strong featuring Alice In Chains and Jane’s Addiction as main headliners, but the festival also had a long list of great talent to play as well. Four headlining acts would play the main stage […]

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