Entries by Alex Steinenger

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 […]

Kathleen Saadat Releases First Album at 77

At 77 years old, Portland’s legend of civil rights activism, Kathleen Saadat, is making her recording debut after a lifetime of singing behind the scenes. With an international release date set for March 2, “Love for Sale” is a 10-track album of jazz standards featuring Saadat’s lead vocals and arrangements by Thomas Lauderdale. It also […]