[BRUTAL BROMANCE] As musical couplings go, Gaytheist and Rabbits are a match made in a center for tinnitus research. Beyond sheer volume, the Portland punk-metal agitators also share a common distaste
Drummer Riley Geare is UMO’s backbone, but he’s also one of Portland’s rising studio wizards.
A glance at Riley Geare’s wrist will tell you he hasn’t been home for a few weeks. He was, until recently, on the road, playing drums with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and his forearm is a rainbow of
A look at eight of the superlative acts playing the annual local music festival.
IMAGE: WW StaffValedictorian: Vinnie Dewayne
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Bar owner says the local-music showcase is going in a "new direction."
Rontoms Sunday Sessions is undergoing a “change in direction,” according to the bar’s eponymous owner, and it doesn't involve talent buyer Theo Craig. Beginning in October, Craig, who has booked the popular weekly local-music showcase at the East Burnside bar since 2012, will be replacedby the venue’s sound engineer, Boone How...More
Fred and Carrie to be joined on the main stage by "incredible special music guest."
Put a bird on Pickathon! Or something! Sorry, I haven't paid attention to Portlandia for a long time, so I'm not up to date on the catch phrases. Regardless, the apparently still-ongoing sketch-comedy show—which was just nominated for two Emmys, including Outstanding Variety Sketch S...
Can a former Blazer shake the baller-turned-rapper stigma?
On the day I reach Martell Webster at home in Portland,
the NBA draft is a few hours away. You’d think that would make a good
icebreaker when speaking to a former Blazers lottery pick.
1. Against Me! (3:30 pm Saturday, July 18)
Laura Jane Grace blazed a trail toward this current
mainstream moment for transgendered Americans, and it wasn’t by playing
nice. On last year’s Tra
The new venue will focus on electronic dance music and LGBTQ events.
Rotture and Branx, the conjoined industrial Southeast music venues, both closed abruptly last week. Don't worry, though, the building is not turning into condos or another high-end brunch spot. Beginning July 24, the complex at 315 SE 3rd Ave.—which has changed names multiple times since the late '70s—will relaunch as a "queer-centric" electronic dance club and revert back...More