Post Tagged with: "Music"

Music Fest NW – Go See Girl Talk and Monotonix

September 16, 2009 at 5:12 pm Music

I’ve always been a fan of WWeek‘s Music Fest Northwest . The fact that it’s a smaller regional fest in an era of megafests really creates a nice opportunity to get small venue experiences with up and coming bands. This year MFNW features two of my absolute favorite small venue bands: Monotonix (listen to our […]

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Rent comes to Portland with Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal

June 24, 2009 at 1:01 pm Theater

Over the past thirteen years, Rent has transformed from a smash hit Broadway musical into something much bigger. The show, which is based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Boheme, tells the story of a group of New York youth struggling with the challenges and grim realities of becoming adults. Rent takes place at the apex of […]

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Santogold Delivers The Gold

October 6, 2008 at 5:49 pm Music

The show Sunday night at the Crystal Ballroom was billed as “Goldrush” and featured four ‘Myspace buzz bands’ including: Low v. Diamond, Alice Smith, Mates of State and headliner Santogold. In an evening with four bands my expectations for the first band were pretty low, but Low v. Diamond delivered and impressed me with a […]

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Can You Please Not Sing Along With The Music??!?

September 6, 2008 at 5:37 pm Music

I can’t say I’ve ever really been much of a fan of Vampire Weekend. When I hear their music I can’t help but hear how they’ve clearly lifted their musical influences (they’re a simple mix of 80’s ska band and Paul Simon). I had a spot in my MusicFest NW schedule so I decided to […]

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