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Win Tickets to Tank and the Bangas at the Crystal Ballroom


One of the most exciting new acts in years, this former Tiny Desk Contest-winner returns to Portland September 17. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Win Tickets To Tank And The Bangas At The Crystal Ballroom

One of the most exciting new acts in years, this former Tiny Desk Contest winner returns to Portland Oct. 8. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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Station Breaks: 15 New Songs From NPR Music Stations

Discover an experimental hip-hop trio and an infectious combination of new wave, disco and indie rock. Oh, and actor Jeremy Renner launches his music career with a new song.

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4 Musicians Leading Portland's Resurgent DIY Scene

Although it's historically waxed and waned, Portland's do-it-yourself music scene is currently bubbling with talent. Here are four musicians at the center of its resurgence.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Kyle Craft, vōx, Surf Curse

Hear 3 new songs just added to opbmusic's broadcast this week

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The Tallest Man On Earth: Tiny Desk Concert (2019)

The Tallest Man On Earth's second appearance at the Tiny Desk comes almost 10 years to the day after his first. He returns with a touch of grey and a beard, but no less intense or moving.

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A-WA: Tiny Desk Concert

The three Israeli sisters in A-WA mix Yemenite and Arabic traditions with splashes of reggae and hip-hop.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Great Grandpa, Elbow, The Shivas

Hear weighty songs from Elbow and Great Grandpa, and see a gothic new video from The Shivas.

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Win Tickets to Bon Iver at the Moda Center

The concert is Tuesday, September 10 at the Moda Center Theater of the Clouds. Enter for a chance to win tickets.

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There's A New Music Festival THING In The Northwest

Launched by the founder of Sasquatch!, this new and eclectic festival included big name music acts, with comedy, film, dance and more.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Mikal Cronin, First Aid Kit, Seratones

Hear a jangly new song from Mikal Cronin, a call to power from Seratones — who stop in Portland this Sunday — and First Aid Kit's tribute to the late David Berman.

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Rocktoberfest Returns Sept. 7: Free Music and 2019 Beer Release

Join us at Oregon City Brewing from 5-9pm on September 7th to enjoy the 2019 Chart Hopper beer inspired by opbmusic, and music sets from Tango Alpha Tango, Pool Boys, and The Celebrators.

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Mandolin Orange: Tiny Desk Concert

Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz made everything seem so easy, with just a few acoustic instruments and a single microphone behind the Tiny Desk, performing songs full of joy and thoughtfulness.

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Nicole Bus: Tiny Desk Concert

Nicole Bus' sound is reminiscent of vintage R&B, yet still feels current and capable of transcending age and demographics.

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Tobe Nwigwe: Tiny Desk Concert

The Houston-based rapper's mindful words are like a life hack for anyone seeking guidance, with pleas to look past inherent hardships and evil and to stay focused on life's ultimate prizes.

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opbmusic's Monday Mix: Sleater-Kinney, Big Thief And Pieta Brown

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

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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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half•alive: Tiny Desk Concert

How does half•alive, known for funky earworms and synchronized dancing, translate to such a cozy space? Have the dancers sit.

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David Crosby & The Lighthouse Band: Tiny Desk Concert

David Crosby, Becca Stevens, Michelle Willis and Michael League are The Lighthouse Band, and together they harmonized the heck out of the Tiny Desk.

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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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Pickathon Sunday: Sudan Archives, Lucius, YOB, Damien Jurado

Highlights from Sunday included a masterful set from Damien Jurado, experimental artist Sudan Archives, Portland's YOB, and Jupiter & Okwess, a band from the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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