Catherine Russell is a Summer Breeze

When Catherine Russell joined the instrumental trio on stage Thursday night at Jimmy Mak’s, she tied together a lustrous scene. In front of plush red curtains, a thick velvety backdrop that looked [See More]

Photo Set: Quiet Music Festival

The 5th Annual Quiet Music Festival came and went quietly, but not unnoticed. Things grew; audience attendance doubled from 2014, according to photographic memory (see last year’s review linked below), and the [See More]

It’s Oh So Quiet

Portland’s best kept secret this Friday and Saturday night is probably Quiet Music Festival. It boasts some heavyweight music headliners for two nights in a supremely intimate venue, at a price on [See More]

Somebody Loves You, Kiesza

  It’s more than clear that Kiesza sips her inspiration straight out of one of those Disney collectible cups from the 90’s. Hell, she probably has Roseanne playing in the background of [See More]

Soul’d Out Ends Strong, Until Next Year

The annual Soul’d Out Music Festival started last week and ended Monday with a packed house for Reggae heavyweight, Don Carlos, and Malian electric guitarist, Vieux Farka Toure, at Wonder Ballroom – [See More]

The Ladies Sing The Blues

Siren Nation and Soul’d Out Music Festival Present A Tribute to Billie Holiday “Billie Holiday always sang from the heart,” said Natasha Kmeto, Portland-based singer, song-writer and electronic music producer, on stage [See More]