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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 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.

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Win Tickets To Hop Along At The Wonder Ballroom

The Philly rock band Hop Along returns to Portland April 9 at the Wonder Ballroom. Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets.

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Pickathon Woods Stage: Charley Crockett

Watch a soulful tune from South Texas' Charley Crockett, in a mid-afternoon set at last summer's Pickathon Festival.

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Come To An opbmusic Live Session With bed.

The band's masterful debut album landed in December and straight onto our best-of-2018 list. Watch the band play an opbmusic Live Session March 27 at Kelly's Olympian.

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Win Tickets To Durand Jones & The Indications At The Wonder Ballroom

The Indiana-based band of 20-somethings with a classic soul sound will play April 1st at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Adia Victoria At Doug Fir

An artist with a unique and powerful voice rooted in blues, Adia Victoria plays the Doug Fir Lounge on March 11. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets to Julia Holter at Doug Fir

The L.A.-based art-pop composer returns to Portland March 5 at Doug Fir Lounge. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Girlpool At The Wonder Ballroom

The concert is April 11 at the Wonder Ballroom. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Sharon Van Etten At The Crystal Ballroom

Van Etten's new record 'Remind Me Tomorrow' is a tough and candid look at life lived at multi-tasking pace. Enter for a chance to win tickets to her concert February 21 at the Crystal Ballroom.

Arts | Entertainment | Music | NW Life | Pickathon Woods Stage

Pickathon Woods Stage: Orkesta Mendoza

Watch an over-the-top performance from "Indie Mambo" band Orkesta Mendoza on the Pickathon Woods Stage.

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Win Tickets to Guster at the Wonder Ballroom

The veteran band returns to Portland February 14 -- Valentine's Day. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Video Premiere: Camp Crush - 'Vicious Life'

It's a song about letting go of emotional wounds and rifts in the age of Trump.

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Black Belt Eagle Scout At Revolver Studios

Watch a darkly beautiful performance by Portland band Black Belt Eagle Scout at Revolver Studios.

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Win Tickets to The Last Artful, Dodgr at Doug Fir Lounge

The Portland/L.A. rapper returns to play Doug Fir Lounge February 16. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Camp Crush At Oregon City Brewing Co.

The band plays from their '80s synth-styled EP, "She's Got It," as rain starts to fall on the taproom's patio.