Downtown Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square will once again be home to the annual music festival PDX Live. This year, the concert series will not only feature a lineup from across genres, but also highlight musicians from the Pacific Northwest.
If Darrell and Christi Brann’s dreams come true, Enterprise, Oregon, could be the coolest live music venue and recording destination west of the Colorado Rockies. The couple has been busy restoring the town's century-old gem, the old OK Theatre, bringing music to, as Darrell Brann says, "this beautiful place in the middle of nowhere."
Les McCann, a prolific and influential musician and recording artist who helped found the soul-jazz genre and became a favorite source for sampling by Dr. Dre, A Tribe Called Quest and hundreds of other hip-hop performers, has died