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David Christensen


David Christensen is Program Director of opbmusic, OPB's online and multimedia music service.

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Music | Arts

Come to a Studio Session with Blind Pilot

opbmusic | July 20, 2016 6:23 p.m.

The Astoria-based band will play from their new album, And Then Like Lions. RSVP to get a spot!

Music | Arts | Sessions

Frightened Rabbit at OPB

opbmusic | July 20, 2016 10:54 a.m.

The Scottish rockers play from their new release, Painting of a Panic Attack.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Mimicking Birds

opbmusic | July 7, 2016 8 a.m.

The band plays "Water Under Burned Bridges" at the site of the oldest water-powered grain mill in Oregon, Thompson's Mills.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Portland Cello Project

opbmusic | June 23, 2016 9:45 a.m.

Watch the group play "Shard" from an overlook at beautiful Bridal Veil Falls.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Sama Dams

opbmusic | June 15, 2016 2:12 p.m.

The Portland band plays a gritty song in a forested campground at Saddle Mountain State Park in the Coast Range.

Music

Win Tickets to Beth Orton

opbmusic | June 13, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The English singer-songwriter returns to Portland next Tuesday in a concert presented by opbmusic. Here's how to win tickets.

Music

Come to a Concert Recording with case/lang/veirs

opbmusic | June 10, 2016 10:13 a.m.

Next Thursday, we're hosting a concert recording of case/lang/veirs for an NPR Music First Listen Live. RSVP to get a spot!

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Haley Heynderickx

opbmusic | June 9, 2016 9:34 a.m.

The rising Portland songwriter plays a song in the Mosier Twin Tunnels high above the river on the Old Columbia River Highway.

Music | Sessions

Summer Cannibals: Live at OPB

opbmusic | June 8, 2016 2:59 p.m.

The hard-rocking Portland band plays from their new record, Full of It, and talks about the dissonance between their lyrics and sardonic attitude on stage.

Music

Win Tickets To Blind Pilot

opbmusic | June 7, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The much-loved folk group from Astoria returns this summer with a new album, and a tour stop in Portland October 20th. Here's how to win tickets!

Music | Sessions

Mount Moriah: Live at OPB

opbmusic | June 3, 2016 9 a.m.

Twangy vocals and muscular guitar pull you into songs about finding your way in small town North Carolina.

Music | Sessions

Road Sessions: Lost Lander

opbmusic | June 2, 2016 midnight

The Road Sessions return with beautiful video of Lost Lander, playing at the new Cottonwood Canyon State Park.

Music | Pickathon Woods Stage

Pickathon Woods Stage: Tinariwen

opbmusic | May 17, 2016 7:30 a.m.

The groundbreaking "Desert Blues" band from Northern Mali plays a nighttime set on the Pickathon Woods Stage.

Music

Win Tickets to Deep Sea Diver

opbmusic | May 13, 2016 3 p.m.

The Seattle group returns to Portland Friday May 20th. We're giving away tickets.

Music | Sessions

Laura Gibson Performs 'Empire Builder' On A Train Through The Columbia Gorge

opbmusic | May 11, 2016 9:10 a.m.

She began writing the song, about leaving, on an Amtrak trip east from Portland to New York

Music

Win Tickets to the 'Songs We Love Live' event Monday

opbmusic | May 5, 2016 1:49 p.m.

Bob Boilen, our own Jerad Walker, and Tiny Desk Contest winner Gaelynn Lea are among the panelists in a lively conversation about songs we love, Monday at Doug Fir Lounge.

Music

Listen To The New Fruit Bats Record

opbmusic | May 4, 2016 7:17 p.m.

Tuneful and triumphant, the band's record Absolute Loser marks release from a period of grief.

Music | Sessions

Margaret Glaspy: Live at OPB

opbmusic | May 4, 2016 4:10 p.m.

Watch the 27 year-old singer play a gritty set from her upcoming debut album, Emotions and Math.

Music | Arts | Sessions

Fruition: Live at OPB

opbmusic | April 29, 2016 1:14 p.m.

Portland band Fruition plays songs from their new album, Labor of Love

Sessions

Hibou Live at OPB

opbmusic | April 18, 2016 3:51 p.m.

The Seattle band plays perfectly sunny, hook-laden songs from their self-titled debut album.