Our Picks for the PDX Jazz Festival

From Feb 20–Mar 2, jazz luminaries and emerging local and national acts swing, sing, and shred their way across the city.

02/17/2014 By Nathan Tucker


Sasquatch Announces Lineups for Two Weekends of Music

The summer music blowout doubles its weekends with an all-star lineup, from Outkast to the National. Tickets on sale Sat, Feb 8.

02/04/2014 By Erik Maurer


Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 16-19

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Frankenstein, Itzhak Perlman rocks the fiddle, FOCM turns 75, and a slew of new plays open at PCS, Profile, Vertigo, and Coho. How can we possibly do it all?!

01/15/2014 By Portland Monthly Staff and Erik Maurer


Win Tickets to Colin Meloy

The Crystal Ballroom closes its centennial with one of Portland's favorite songwriters on Jan 21.

01/07/2014 By Nathan Tucker


Bounce On, Crystal Ballroom

As the landmark dance and concert hall celebrates 100 years, we look back on a century of sin and psychedelia.

01/02/2014 By Nathan Tucker


Win Tickets to the Village People (Serious)

The kings of disco bring their still-kicking camp to town over Thanksgiving weekend. Families that YMCA together, stay together. (It sure beats arguing over cold turkey.)

11/19/2013 By Nathan Tucker


Q&A: Norfolk & Western's Adam Selzer

The multitalented musician talks about his new graphic novel, which chronicles a lonely seven-week tour supporting a Christian rock band.

10/30/2013 By Nathan Tucker


Review: "Portland's Indies" with the Oregon Symphony

Black Prairie, Holcombe Waller, and Mirah joined the symphony for a sonic celebration of the city's independent music scene.

10/21/2013 By Nathan Tucker


Top Things To Do This Weekend: Oct 17-20

Indie bands hijack the symphony, female comics conquer the stage, OBT infiltrates your dreams, and Turkey commandeers Rambo. It's a weekend of artistic invasions!

10/17/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott and Nathan Tucker By Portland Monthly Staff


Review: Ben Darwish's "The Lonely Night"

The versatile composer brings his new multimedia project to the IFCC, but the music is good enough to stand on its own. Thru Oct 13

10/12/2013 By Nathan Tucker


Tickets on Sale Friday for Pixies Show at the Schnitzer on Feb 19

The legendary early 90's indie rockers continue their decade-long victory lap with a new string of US dates. Get your tickets for the Portland date on Friday.

10/09/2013 By Nathan Tucker


Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 3–6

First Thursday, Wordstock, Samurai's at the art museum, Steve Martin, and the Pet Shop Boys makes the weekend too much to handle.

10/03/2013 Edited by Aaron Scott and Nathan Tucker By Portland Monthly Staff


PoMo Picks: October 2013

Macklemore vs. Martin, Twelfth Night of the Living Dead, and the rest of the month's best bets for things to see or do



Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Laura Veirs

Veirs talks about her new album, parenthood, and how living here is a lot like a 'Portlandia' sketch. She plays Doug Fir Oct 5.

09/30/2013 By John Chandler


Q&A: Zedd

The DJ-producer talks about his new tour, learning to play the piano, and the future of electronic dance music. He plays the Roseland on Oct 2.

09/26/2013 Photography by Marty Patail


Win Tickets to Pet Shop Boys

The wildly successful UK pop duo bring their catchy brand of dance music to the Schnitz on Oct 4, and we've got two tickets to give away.

09/26/2013 By Nathan Tucker

Time Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Body/Head at the Works

Day 8: Kim Gordon's new band built a lot of tension, but it wasn't clear what they were building towards.

09/20/2013 By Nathan Tucker

Time-Based Art Festival 2013

TBA: Mid-Fest Field Notes

TBA is like a mack truck of art barreling through the city with no breaks. We recap what's happened and look forward to the best still to come. Thru Sept. 22

09/19/2013 By Aaron Scott


Slide Show: Musicfest's Best Photos

Choice shots from Portland's biggest music event.



Win Tickets to Steve Earle and the Dukes

The country-folk legend with the hard-living past plays the Aladdin on Oct 2. We've got two tickets to give away.

09/17/2013 By Nathan Tucker