Category Archives: Shows

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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Portland’s Monsters of Rock 3

  The (semi) annual Monsters of Rock show at Dantes was just that a MONSTER. The show pulls from a talented pool of local musicians and puts them in special one off band situations for just this event. The bands then jam through various covers spanning many eras of rock’s best. It is a unique […]

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Y&T ROCKS the ROSELAND

  I have known of Y&T for years. I honestly didn’t know much by them music wise, but heard from certain friends they were really good. You would hear them on the radio at times especially when they came to town. I really wish one of my rock buddies would have dragged me to one […]

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Big “Foot” in Portland

In my opinion, there is no musician cooler than Sammy Hagar. It was his joining of Van Halen that really had the most impact on me. That group and that time still remains so special to me. There was a magic and energy about that era that I really miss. Van “Hagar” was a totally […]

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Dilana ROCKS Portland

DILANA TO ROCK PORTLAND One of Portland’s best rock clubs, the Tiger Bar will host a really cool show. Dilana Robichaux, who was a finalist on the hit CBS show, Rockstar Supernova will perform with a stellar backing band of some ofPortland’s best “rockstars”. It will be a great night of rock for sure. The […]

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The Bangles

the Roseland Theater, November 6 th 2011 text and photos by Brent Angelo With the release of their newest cd, Sweetheart of the Sun, the Bangles took to the road in support of the cd and to celebrate their 30th anniversary in music. The band brought their show to the Roseland Theater. Before the show, […]

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Ronnie Montrose a guitar legend.

Ronnie Montrose‘s guitar work helped shaped the sounds of classic rock greats like Edgar Winter, but it was his band, Montrose that put him into the spotlight to showcase his many talents. With the help of Sammy Hagar on vocals, Denny Carmassi on drums, and Bill Church on bass, they made the kind of music that defines rock n roll. The band […]

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