Willamette Weekend: 18 Things to Do and See in Portland May 29-31

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FRIDAY, MAY 29 Get Out of Town[EVERYTHING] It's sunny, people. Go have fun out there. If you need some ideas, check out our flashy new outdoor guide to the world around Mt. Hood, out this week in select newspaper boxes.Shy Girls [SLOW JAMZ] Dan Vidmar’s sultry R&B act has just kept getting bigger since topping our Best New Band poll in 2013. His recent 4WZ mixtape drapes his smooth, bedside ...   More
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by Enid Spitz

Stream Shy Girls' Debut Alb-- er, Mixtape

Dan Vidmar adds 13 songs to his bedroom R&B project's oeuvre.


Shy Girls' Dan Vidmar isn't what you'd call "prolific," at least in terms of what he chooses to share with the public. At the time his sad-emoji R&B project topped WW's Best New Band poll in 2013, he had four songs circulating online. A few months later, he put out an EP, adding five more tracks to the canon. That's pretty much been it, unless you count his one-off collaborations with Cyril ...   More
Thursday, February 5, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Shy Girls Hitting the Road with Haim

Also, check out the gauzy new video for "Voyeur's Gaze."


Screw you, alleged Best New Band curse!  Shy Girls, last year's winner of Willamette Week's annual local music poll, are going to spend early spring on tour with the group America unofficially voted its favorite new band of 2013, Haim. The sisterly pop-rock trio hand-picked the Portland-based R&B act to open 14 dates in April and May, including sold-out shows in San Francisco, ...   More
Monday, March 31, 2014 by Matthew Singer

Album Review: Shy Girls

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Album Reviews
[SLOW JAMS] Dan Vidmar likes to take things slow. Two years after posting the three songs that, up to this point, made up the entirety of Shy Girls’ recorded output, he’s added a whopping si   More
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Jeni Wren: Thursday, Sept. 19

It took a village to create this ex-Shy Girl’s debut EP.

Music Stories
[JAZZY SOUL] “Community” is Jeni Wren’s favorite buzzword. Through the years of soaking up inspiration in Seattle’s jazz scene, the collaborations with Portland-area musicians that first   More
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 GRACE STAINBACK


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