Tagged: Music

Revisiting The Anthology Of American Folk Music

OPB |Aug. 26, 2014 12:40 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland-born Harry Smith's influential Anthology of American Folk Music was reissued this year by Portland's Mississippi Records.

Sound Opinions Chooses Desert Island Discs From Oregon Bands

OPB |Aug. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Greg Kot and Jim Derogatis, hosts of the public radio show Sound Opinions, join us to pick a few local selections for their Desert Island Jukebox.

The Oregon Children's Theater Explores Bullying

OPB |July 22, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: For the last two years, the Oregon Children's Theater has encourages young people to write plays about bullies and bullying.

"Bullycide," Honoring Bullied Gay Teens, Gets Northwest Premiere

OPB |July 21, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: David Del Tredici's piano sextet Bullycide, which honors young gay men who have taken their own lives, will get its Northwest premiere in Portland at the Chamber Music Northwest Festival.

Portland Musician Janice Scroggins Dies

OPB |May 28, 2014 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Janice Scroggins, an accomplished Portland pianist, died Tuesday night at the age of 58.

Kishi Bashi Performs In OPB's Studio

OPB |May 21, 2014 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Kishi Bashi brings his solo act to OPB to perform songs from his new album Lighght.

New Documentary Highlights The Carter Family's History and Influence

OPB |May 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

FRIDAY: Oregon filmmaker Beth Harrington's documentary about the history of the Carter and Cash families and their effect on music — country, Americana and more — debuts this Saturday in Portland.

A Dive Into The Hip-Hop Scene In St. Johns

OPB |March 11, 2014 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland's St. Johns neighborhood is the epicenter of a growing hip-hop scene.

Are Hip-Hop Shows Targeted By Portland Police?

OPB |March 04, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland MCs say police arbitrarily harass people who attend hip-hop shows, but PPB says they are concerned about large crowds of all kinds.

Gang Of Four's Dave Allen Is Rethinking The Music Industry

OPB |Feb. 27, 2014 12:20 p.m.

THURSDAY: Dave Allen wants to help create a new, more robust music industry, and he thinks its possible through new streaming service Beats Music.

The Portland Jazz Festival Enters Its Second Decade

OPB |Feb. 24, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll get the scoop from KMHD's Matt Fleeger about the hottest acts at the Portland Jazz Festival.

How To Survive As An All Ages Music Venue

OPB |Feb. 10, 2014 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: The recent closure of the Backspace coffee shop and all-ages venue, in Northwest Portland, points to a bigger question: how can clubs allow access to underage patrons while staying financially viable?

Carrie Brownstein On Portlandia, Music & More

OPB |Feb. 05, 2014 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The co-creator, writer, and star of Portlandia gives us a sneak peek at the upcoming season.

Examining The Promise Of XRAY.FM

OPB |Dec. 23, 2013 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to Jefferson Smith about the new progressive, independent radio station launching in the new year.

Slater Smith's Quest To Visit All Of Oregon's State Parks

OPB |Nov. 22, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: Portland musician, Slater Smith, sets out to play a song in each of Oregon's state parks. We'll find out what happened.

Portland band "The Slants" Takes Trademark Case to Court

OPB |Oct. 24, 2013 12:40 p.m.

THURSDAY: Four years after their initial application to trademark their name was denied, the Portland band "The Slants" are taking their case to the federal court of appeals.

Musicfest NW Takes Over

Sept. 04, 2013 12:25 p.m.

Musicfest Northwest features over 150 bands — both homegrown and imported — in venues around Portland this week.

Self-Expression Shines At The Oregon Country Fair

July 12, 2013 12:06 p.m.

As the Oregon Country Fair turns 44, we'll explore its unique appeal and how it has changed over the years.

Portland's Influence On Dub Music

July 09, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Dub — a music genre related to reggae and born in Kingston, Jamaica — has found a home on a Portland record label.

Ashleigh Flynn And "A Million Stars"

July 05, 2013 12:40 p.m.

In this rebroadcast, Portland musician Ashleigh Flynn tells stories from her own life and memorializes historical women in her new album, A Million Stars.

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