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David Christensen


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

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Win Tickets To Brandi Carlile At Edgefield

The Grammy-winning singer plays three nights at Edgefield, August 23–25. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Weyes Blood At The Wonder Ballroom

The artist makes a quick return visit to Portland on August 17 at the Wonder Ballroom. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To The Avett Brothers At LB Day Amphitheatre

The popular roots rock band returns to Oregon on August 11 at LB Day Amphitheatre in Salem. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Frazey Ford

The former singer of the Be Good Tanyas sings a simmering version of "Natural Law." The festival returns August 2-4 outside Portland.

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Win Tickets to Jay Som at Doug Fir Lounge

Jay Som returns to Portland September 19 at Doug Fir Lounge. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Nick Delffs At Bunk Bar

Former frontman for The Shaky Hands among other projects, Delffs returns to Portland July 6 at Bunk Bar.

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Video Premiere: Strange Hotels - 'Jacknife'

The Portland duo plays a kinetic and joyfully danceable song on stage at Crystal Ballroom.

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Win Tickets to Calexico and Iron & Wine at Keller Auditorium

Calexico and Iron & Wine released a new collaboration, "Years to Burn," in May. It's a reprise of their 2005 EP "In the Reins." They play the Aladdin Theater August 23, and here's how you could win a pair of tickets.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Built to Spill

The veteran Boise indie rock band closes their set in the woods, with one of their earliest and best-known songs, "Car."

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Win Tickets To Okkervil River At Mississippi Studios

The band is touring as a trio this summer and plays Mississippi Studios June 22. Enter for a chance to win tickets!

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Sleater-Kinney, Faye Webster, and Springsteen

Listen to three new songs added to our broadcasts this week.

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Win Tickets To Cat Power At The Roseland Theater

Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power, returns to Portland October 29th at the Roseland Theater. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Broken Social Scene

Headlining last summer's festival, the Canadian collective plays a high-energy set to close out Saturday night in the Woods.

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Win Tickets To Josh Ritter At Revolution Hall

The prolific songwriter Josh Ritter returns to Portland June 25 and 26. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets to Helado Negro at Doug Fir Lounge

Ecuadorian-American artist Roberto Carlos Lange brings his gorgeous and unpredictable music back to Portland May 6. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Song Premiere: Evan Thomas Way – "Gone"

The frontman for Portland band The Parson Red Heads releases a new solo project in May.

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Video Premiere: Hillstomp Live At Doug Fir Lounge

Watch the Portland blues duo rip through a crowd-pleasing version of "Lay Down Satan" at Doug Fir Lounge

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Win Tickets to Peter, Bjorn & John At Doug Fir Lounge

Best known for whistled and breezy pop songs like the 2006 hit, "Young Folks," the Swedish Trio are back in Portland May 2. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Adia Victoria: Unlorded And Unafraid

The outspoken Nashville artist joins us for a powerful conversation about growing up a black woman in the south and finding her voice in music.

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Win Tickets to Weyes Blood at Doug Fir Lounge

Weyes Blood plays Portland's Doug Fir Lounge on May 18th. Here's how you could win a pair of tickets.