TICKET GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Blind Pilot and the Oregon Symphony

The local indie folk darlings team up with the symphony for a night of sweeping orchestral tunes on April 27.

04/09/2013 By Aaron Scott

CONCERTS

Prince to Play Two Shows at the Roseland

On April 21. Let it rain!

03/25/2013 By Aaron Scott

MUSIC

New Thermals Video: “Born to Kill”

Take a blood-soaked ride with the band for the first single from the upcoming album, 'Desperate Ground.' Bring wet wipes.

03/22/2013 By Aaron Scott

SCENE & HEARD

The Accidental Story of Louie Louie

How the Kingsmen created Portland's greatest classic rock hit.

03/22/2013 Edited by Zach Dundas

Friday Viewing

Parenthetical Girls' Riverboat Video

The glam pop band breaks into an abandoned riverboat with Into the Woods for a one of a kind concert.

02/22/2013 By Aaron Scott

CONCERTS

PDX Jazz Greats Pick the Best of the Jazz Fest

We ask some of the local masters playing the fest what shows they're most excited about. Feb 15–24

02/14/2013 By Aaron Scott

MUSIC

This Week in Local Music: Regular Music, Summer Cannibals

A local-music family including space-y electronica trio Regular Music plays Rontoms; SoHiTek hosts young-but-promising rockers Summer Cannibals.

02/13/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

TRAVEL NEWS

Sasquatch! ... And Other Awesome Summer Music Festivals

Sasquatch announces its 2013 lineup, reminding us to watch for other festivals on the Northwest's musical horizon.

02/06/2013 By Kasey Cordell

MUSIC

Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra's II

The nationally emerging Portland trio's new album offers well-studied and finely crafted psych-pop.

02/05/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

MUSIC

This Week in Local Music: Hustle & Drone, Malt Ball

Our new column picks the best local-music shows-to-see every week. Next up: Hustle & Drone and Malt Ball.

01/30/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

MUSIC

This Week in Local Music: Old Light, Paper Brain

Old Light brings its gritty Americana sound and clean, multipart vocals to Habesha before Paper Brain opens a perfect local-pop lineup at Backspace.

01/23/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

MUSIC

Music Video: Emancipator's "Minor Cause"

Watch a new, gorgeous video for a track from Portland trip-hop producer Emancipator.

01/18/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

MUSIC

Portland Cello Project Releases Beck-Interpretations Record

The local cello collective puts out an album of material from Beck's new sheet-music-only "record."

01/03/2013 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg

MUSIC

12 Albums for 2012

Remembering this year's must-hear local records

12/26/2012 By Portland Monthly Staff

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band - The End

Style editor Eden Dawn chronicles the end of a month long tour with The Helio Sequence through photos of the long drive from New England to Portland and her developing fear of the Midwest’s cornfields.

11/29/2012 By Eden Dawn

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band - Part 2

Style editor Eden Dawn reports back on the second week of touring with local band The Helio Sequence including goat smugglers and crashing into The Big Apple.

11/21/2012 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: I'm With the Band - Part 2

Style editor Eden Dawn reports back on the second week of touring with local band The Helio Sequence including crashing into The Big Apple.

11/21/2012

SPECIAL FEATURE

I'm With the Band

Style editor Eden Dawn says adieu to the fashion lifestyle as she crams into a tour van with local band The Helio Sequence to seek out fashion and fun for a month long adventure.

11/14/2012 By Eden Dawn

Slideshow

Slide Show: I'm With the Band

Style editor Eden Dawn says adieu to the fashion lifestyle as she crams into a tour van with local band The Helio Sequence to seek our fashion and fun for a month long adventure.

11/13/2012

siren song

Preview: Siren Nation Festival

Answering the call of Portland's bigger-than-ever women's music and art festival.

11/08/2012 By Jonathan Frochtzwajg