Entries by Alex Steinenger

Induction Ceremony Oct. 13th at Aladdin

The 12th Annual Oregon Music Hall of Fame (OMHOF) Induction & Concert will be held on Saturday, October 13th at 7pm at the Aladdin Theater. The concert will feature performances by The Kingsmen, Monti Amundson Trio and Ural Thomas and the Pain.  Tony Starlight will MC the event which will feature a live auction of […]

Curtis Salgado Wins At Blues Music Awards

The thirty-ninth annual Blues Music Awards honoring blues musicians and recordings in 26 categories were held in Memphis, TN, last month. Portland’s own Curtis Salgado was once again awarded the BMA for Soul Vocalist, his ninth BMA award and seventeenth nomination overall. Other local musicians nominated this year were Karen Lovely, Jimi Bott, and The […]

2018’s Oregon Backstage, Saturday, May 12th at Secret Society with Blind Pilot — tickets ON SALE now

Oregon Backstage: An evening of mingling and music benefiting the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Saturday, May 12 – 7pm (6:30pm Doors)  //The Secret Society — 116 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212 http://bit.ly/OregonBackstageBlindPilot Portland, OR –The Oregon Music Hall of Fame presents its 2nd annual fundraising concert and auction event – Oregon Backstage – an […]

A Celebration of John Fahey and American-Primitive Guitar

A Celebration of John Fahey and American-Primitive Guitar By Amanda Petrusich April 12, 2018 In the fifties and sixties, the guitarist John Fahey pioneered an idiosyncratic style of fingerpicking called American primitive. Photograph by GAB Archive / Redferns / Getty This weekend, the city of Takoma Park, Maryland, will host the Thousand Incarnations of the Rose, the […]

Musicians Support Health Care with the Blues

Bluesman Norman Sylvester performing at the Nehalem Bay Winery, March 2018. (Courtesy of Norman Sylvester) Taken from: The Skanner News – The Skanner News Staff // Published: 05 April 2018 In its seventh year, the annual “Inner City Blues Festival: Healing the Health Care Blues” kicks off at the North Portland Eagles Lodge on April 21. […]

OMHOF Presents: Aaron Meyer in the Schools, Spring 2018.

OMHOF fundraises and collaborates with the classical/crossover, world-renown violinist Aaron Meyer for 15-20 annual, 45 minute aseemblies for K-8 students in Oregon schools each spring.  Won’t you help support us?  We reach, on average, 7,500 students per year.  If you need more information, please email Janeen Rundle at Janeen@omhof.org.  Thank you for your support.  

AMINÉ RELEASES NEW SONG & VISUAL “CAMPFIRE,” FEATURING INJURY RESERVE TODAY; PERFORMING AT COACHELLA 2018

AMINÉ RELEASES NEW SONG & VISUAL “CAMPFIRE,” FEATURING INJURY RESERVE TODAY; PERFORMING AT COACHELLA 2018 NEW YORK, NY (April 6, 2018) — Multiplatinum-certified Portland, OR rapper Aminé shares a brand new song entitled “Campfire” [feat. Injury Reserve] today. Get it HERE via Republic Records. Over sparse throwback, turn-of-the-century-style production, the MC once again drops clever and catchy bars as Injury Reserve provides an appropriately fiery cameo. Additionally, Aminé also uncovered […]