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David Christensen

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

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Okkervil River Live At OPB

opbmusic | Oct. 21, 2016 6:50 p.m.
Music | Sessions

Karl Blau's Country Soul Session

opbmusic | Oct. 18, 2016 11:33 a.m.

Anacortes, Washington singer Karl Blau covers Nashville songwriter Layng Martine's "Let the World Go By" in our studio.


Win Tickets to Flock of Dimes

opbmusic | Oct. 17, 2016 2:43 p.m.

The new synth-pop project from Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner plays Doug Fir Lounge on Thursday. Enter to win a pair of tickets.


Win Tickets to Blind Pilot Next Week

opbmusic | Oct. 10, 2016 5:22 p.m.

Blind Pilot plays a sold-out hometown show at the Crystal Ballroom October 20th. Enter for a chance at a pair of tickets!


Watch Fernando's Animated Video for "Save Me"

opbmusic | Oct. 6, 2016 1:13 p.m.

Fernando will be inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Saturday night.


Win Tickets to Okkervil River

opbmusic | Oct. 3, 2016 12:15 p.m.

Songwriter Will Sheff and the band play Friday night at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland. Their new album is titled Away.


Win Tickets to Drive-By Truckers

opbmusic | Sept. 29, 2016 12:05 p.m.

The band plays two shows at the Wonder Ballroom this weekend. Here's your chance to get a free pair of tickets to their show Friday night.


Watch Deep Sea Diver and Pure Bathing Culture Tonight on OPB-TV

opbmusic | Sept. 22, 2016 4:43 p.m.

opbmusic Stagepass airs at 8:30 tonight on OPB's television stations.


Watch Black Prairie and Modern Kin tonight on OPB-TV

opbmusic | Sept. 15, 2016 5:08 p.m.

Tonight at 8:30, Stagepass features performances from Portland bands Black Prairie and Modern Kin, on the television stations of OPB.


Come to a Concert Recording with Drive-By Truckers

opbmusic | Sept. 15, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The Athens, Georgia-based band plays a "First Listen Live" in our studio September 30th. Here's where you can reserve your spot.

NW Life | Arts | Music | Sessions

Y La Bamba On The Rooftop At Rev Hall

opbmusic | Aug. 23, 2016 2:02 p.m.

With breezy polyrhythms and passionate singing, Y La Bamba previews its new record Ojos Del Sol.


Watch Portland Cello Project Cover Prince

opbmusic | Aug. 23, 2016 8 a.m.

PCP and vocalist Nafisaria Scroggins-Thomas play "How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore"


Tickets for our Session with Ages and Ages

opbmusic | Aug. 18, 2016 11:55 a.m.

Get tickets to our recording session with the band, Tuesday afternoon at The Old Church in downtown Portland.

Music | Sessions

Joseph: Soaring Harmonies On The Willamette

opbmusic | Aug. 17, 2016 11:28 a.m.

The Estacada trio sings from their new release, I'm Alone, No You're Not, from a dock on the East Bank of the river.

Music | Sessions

Blind Pilot's New Music Finds Renewal After Grief

opbmusic | Aug. 10, 2016 12:49 p.m.

With stirring arrangements and knowing lyrics, the band performs songs from their new release, And Then Like Lions.


Win Tickets to Band of Horses

opbmusic | Aug. 8, 2016 3:58 p.m.

The band is touring behind their new release, Why Are You OK, with a performance August 19th at Edgefield. Here's how to win tickets.

NW Life | Arts | Music | Entertainment | local

Rock Opera: Patrick Watson's Dramatic Pickathon Performance

opbmusic | Aug. 6, 2016 12:26 p.m. | Happy Valley, Oregon

As Patrick Watson’s music has taken an increasingly cinematic turn on his last album, "Love Songs for Robots," his set on the Woods Stage ‚Ä™Friday night went full rock opera.

Music | Sessions

Erin McKeown Live at OPB

opbmusic | Aug. 5, 2016 10:38 a.m.

The singer-songwriter joins us to play songs from her new EP, According to Us, and talks about releasing her song "The Queer Gospel" so close to the Orlando nightclub shooting.

Arts | Music

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!

Arts | Music | 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.