“Doc” Severinson Honored

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Elmhurst College Honors Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen June 1, 2017 Elmhurst College has honored Carl Hilding “Doc” Severinsen with an honorary Doctor of Music degree. The legendary trumpeter and bandleader was presented with the degree…

Oregon Backstage

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An evening of mingling and music benefiting the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Saturday, May 6 – 6pm?The Secret Society -- 116 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212 Get your tickets HERE. Kids 16 and Under get in for $25. Show is all ages. Advance…

Parting Musical Gift From Steve “Pearly” Hettum

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When Steven Hettum's bandmates heard about Steven's worsening health issues, they quickly got to work on creating a final album for release. Tracks they'd collected over the last few years were quickly shaped into an album called Folks Like…

High Flying Bird, Signe Anderson

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On October 4th, 2014, Signe Toly Anderson was inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Class of 2014. On January 28th, 2016, Signe passed away after longtime health issues and a heart condition had plagued her. Here we give you a lovely video…

Concert for Kids with Saint Motel

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California indie-pop band Saint Motel were in Portland earlier this week to tear it up at Crystal Ballroom, But before they did we had a fun opportunity to sit down with them and ask all our burning questions like "What's in a name?" Check out…

Neo Boys: Doing It Their Way

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It was the 70's in Portland and the music scene was dominated by the guys. Until. Punk washed onshore in Portland and everybody was inspired . Including a group of young women who couldn't be stopped. The power and urgency of the punk movement…

The Reinvention of Ellen Whyte

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She says the world has spoiled her rotten! Ellen has had the chance to carve her own path. She has tended to her craft  because as she suggests, "that's what you do as an artist".  Her songwriting team is made up of Garry Meziere and her…

In the Zone with Jerry Joseph

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He's known for his dynamic and even anthemic live shows (think Bruce Springsteen), but while Jerry Joseph can go from a whisper to a scream, in-between there's some incredible subtlety and poetry at play in his songs. He says his music is very…

Godfather of Northwest Blues: Bill Rhoades

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Not everyone considers how to bend a note or do a trill on a harmonica. Bill Rhoades admits you can't really "teach" someone how to play. It comes from the inside and at the beginning, it comes from just making noise. That's the secret sauce…

Reminiscing On Paul Revere & The Raiders

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Though Paul Revere & The Raiders had many musical parallels along the road with a band that was having enormous success as well, at the recent 2015 Induction, October 10th, we saw for the first time in decades three former Raiders join…