Fiddler Hanneke Cassel will perform a CD RELEASE CONCERT with Christopher Lewis and Mike Block in TUALATIN freakin’ Oregon on Friday, March 21, at the WINONA GRANGE #271, 8340 SW SENECA ST at 7:30pm..
Come join Hanneke Cassel and friends for an evening of Scottish fiddle music. “Exuberant and rhythmic, somehow both . . . → Read More: Hanneke Cassel Brings Hot Scottish Fiddle to Tualatin Grange
Friday night, March 7, Seattle’s El Corazon hosted five explosive punk bands headlined by the infamous Richie Ramone, the third drummer for the Ramones (1983 to 1987).
Richie began the set behind a large drum kit, but switched to being the front man with a mic while rhythm guitarist Ben Reagan (and probably the . . . → Read More: Richie Ramone Headlines A Night Of Five Punk Bands at El Corazon, by Holly Homan
Amtrak’s Writer in Residence Program is a great idea. I did this informally and on my own dime in the train equivalent of coach class in the 80s numerous times when I traveled between Seattle and Chicago on the Empire Builder, a train with a stout and classic name, and recorded the straight fire . . . → Read More: Amtrak Writer in Residence Program Seeks to Put Creative Professionals on a Train and Take Them Away
Former record label executive and electro-soul singer-songwriter Drew releases her new single “Plus One” off her upcoming debut EP, The Other Side. Produced and remixed by Robert Lux and recorded in the famous Cutting Room Studios in NYC, “Plus One” is the second single of her debut EP.
Drew’s “Plus One” features . . . → Read More: Drew – Plus One
JONNY TWO BAGS, heretofore better known as Jonny Wickersham, guitarist for Social Distortion, will be appearing in PORTLAND, OR at WONDER BALLROOM on TUESDAY, APRIL 8th – opening for Chuck Ragan and the Camaraderie. Doors: 7:30pm, Show: 8:30pm. Tickets: $20.00 – $23.00.
In January 2014, Rolling Stone premiered the lead track from Two . . . → Read More: Social Distortion Guitarist, Johnny Two Bags, Brings Solo Show to Wonder Ballroom
YES, this is it! The Hebrew language cover of the Del Vikings tune “Come Go With Me.” In the early days of Facebook I was looking for this tune and no one on the social media landscape would even believe that it existed. But I had heard it from Terri Gross, so it had . . . → Read More: Danny Sanderson – Hebrew Version of “Come Go With Me”
Take a look at the video below as it contains snippets of what sounds like a very promising new album entitled The Invasion Parade which has just been released by Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez. The album was produced by the legendary Quincy Jones and features Portland’s own Esperanza Spalding on bass. The . . . → Read More: Cuban Pianist and Composer Alfredo Rodríguez to Release The Invasion Parade
Ms. Cecile McLorin Salvant singing the Raymond Hubbell & John Golden standard “Poor Butterfly”. For more videos, photos, touring info and more, visit http://cecilemclorinsalvant.com/
Folding Legs bring cutlery and a fresh take to beloved Scandinavian celebrations of Santa Lucia Day.
It’s hard not to love this catchy tune and the accompanying spot-on performance art video. It breaks every boundary with such ease and simplicity.
According to their publicist, “Brooklyn-based alt-rock/indie-pop quartet Folding Legs have just premiered their video . . . → Read More: Folding Legs – Drown in Light
This was really before my time, but I vaguely remember seeing it on TV at some point. You’ve got to hear the trumpeters play “A Mighty Fortress is Our God.” Also, Goliath’s voice and sardonic dog comments are fantastic.
Davey and Goliath Wikipedia Page
When I opened for Nappy Roots recently it struck me on stage like a bolt of lightning that I should start offering free harmonica lessons at shows. Folks just need to bring a decent harmonica down to the shows and I’ll send em’ home smiling with a valuable lesson or two.
It’s good . . . → Read More: Sonny Boy Williamson – Bye Bye Bird, My Younger Days, by Davin Michael Stedman
Thirty years ago today, March 2, 1984, the film This is Spinal Tap was released. This rockumentary, or mockumentary, directed by Rob Reiner, featured Christopher Guest (Nigel Tufnel), Michael McKean (David St. Hubbins), Harry Shearer (Derek Smalls), and a bevy of actors and actresses in guest spots. Numerous actors filled in the role of . . . → Read More: Spinal Tap: It Was 30 Years Ago Today, by Mark Erickson
JOHNETTE NAPOLITANO will perform in a solo acoustic show, Saturday, June 14 in our beloved PORTLAND, Oregon at the mighty Doug Fir Lounge.
Doors/Show/Onstage: 8:00pm/9:00pm/10:00pm – Tickets: $20.00-$22.00
Johnette did a one-off solo show in New York a couple of months ago, then one in LA, and another packed one in . . . → Read More: JOHNETTE NAPOLITANO • Saturday, June 14 • PORTLAND, OR • Doug Fir Lounge
Low on honeymoon budget? Check out these inexpensive honeymoon ideas and get that much-awaited romantic week off with your spouse.
After spending a fortune for your wedding, it’s hard to imagine that you need to spend again for your honeymoon. But after the long and tireless wedding preparation, you and your spouse need to . . . → Read More: 6 Inexpensive Honeymoon Ideas You Must Consider
Do you reside in the Golden State and have dreams of becoming a Dental Hygienist? Check out these top 10 dental hygiene schools in California. With 27 schools in California offering Dental Hygienist programs, it can get difficult to choose which one is the best. Check out our top picks:
1. University of Southern . . . → Read More: Accredited Dental Hygiene Schools in California
I like this new tune from Deluka, particularly the easy, 80s theatricality in the vocals of Ellie Innocenti. She is, of course, lovely to look at as well. Her voice sounds like a Stoli Gimlet, full of limey bite, worldly burn and mysterious physiological comfort. Deluka will appear several times at SXSW. The photo . . . → Read More: Deluka – Home – Vocalist Sounds Like a Stoli Gimlet
Jobs that require no experience is a great way to jumpstart one’s career, especially if the pay offered is very competitive.
The Stereotypical Scenario
Fresh out of college, the degree holder starts to embark on his career. But where should he/she start? The choices are limited by the career opportunities available. Often times, the . . . → Read More: 10 Jobs That Require No Experience: Apply Now!
As time goes by, most Mac users will begin to notice that their machine is gradually slowing down and struggling to perform tasks it could once manage with ease. Whilst this effect is more pronounced on Macs than it is on Windows computers, it is generally easier to fix as well. Have a look . . . → Read More: 10 Ways To Make Your Mac Run Faster Right Now