John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman and Ballads both feature Coltrane's Classic Quintet playing with a level of restraint that contrasts sharply with the intensity of the groundbreaking jazz musician's former and latter works. Saxophonist Joe Manis and vocalist Siri Vik performed these quieter albums at Jimmy Maks in Downtown Portland on Tuesday; accompanying the pair were pianist Randy Porter, bassist Tyler Abbott, and drummer Charlie Doggett.Read More
The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art has released the lineup for the 12th annual Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) held this year on September 11–21, 2014. The show featuring local, national, and international artists representing perspectives from all over the world.Read More
The 11th annual PDX Pop Now! Festival is only one week away! You can now check out the full schedule on the festival website in addition to profiles from new lineup additions Minden, Myke Bogan, Landlines, Snowblind Traveler, Fur Coats, and Hands In!Read More
On June 29th, 2014 the Vans Warped Tour and their brigade of tour buses rolled through town and took Portland by storm. bePortland was there to witness the musical carnage and cultural diversity and we filmed the very best of the day. We talked to the newcomers of the tour and the ones who maybe don't fit your internal image of a "Warped Tour Band".
Due to unforeseen mishaps, our memory cards had been lost following the show. Luckily though they have been recovered! Coming soon you will see the highlights of what was sure to be one of the most memorable Warped Tours of all time.
Including interviews from Antiserum, Captain Capa!, Crizzly, K. Flay, Protomen, & More! Stay tuned...