MusicfestNW: Sister Act 3, Back in the Haim


The beautiful 3-headed beast that is Haim (rhymes with time) will let their hair down at MusicfestNW this year. Sisters Este Arielle, Danielle Sari, and Alana Mychal Haim are a flawless musical trio full of delicate glamour, punchy vocals, and smooth, beat-pulsing harmonies. Growing up in L.A., the girls played in their family band Rockinhaim, giving them ...   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 MADELEINE ZUSMAN

On the Waterfront: Musicfest 2014


Welcome to MusicfestNW 2014 on the Waterfront! This year will mark the beginning of some exciting new features for Portland’s annual music festival. Bands and fans alike will congregate down at Tom McCall Waterfront Park for two full days of amazing music featuring a variety of top-notch musical acts sure to light up the city. This year’s lineup includes acts ranging from the energetic hollers ...   More
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 MADELEINE ZUSMAN

The MusicfestNW 2014 Lineup Is Here!

Girl Talk, Spoon, Haim, Future Islands and more play Waterfront Park, Aug. 16-17


Here it is: The MusicfestNW 2014 lineup.  As previously announced, it's got way less bands than usual, because the festival has shrunken down to two days and will be held exclusively in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. But you know what they say: quality over quantity. And the bill's got quality all over it. Start at the top for both days: Mash-up wizard and MFNW vet Girl Talk headlines Saturday, while ...   More
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 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

Sister Lovers

Haim is the world’s favorite new band. Do not resist them.

Music Stories
“Every day is the best surprise party ever,” says Danielle Haim, describing the past year in the life of the band that bears her surname. Indeed, when you’re the buzziest group in music, the   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER


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