Jenni Moore

Jenni Moore

Jenni Moore is a former music editor and hip-hop columnist and current freelancer at The Portland Mercury. She also writes about comedy, cannabis, movies, TV, and her hatred of taxidermy.

Recent Articles

Hear in Portland: Wynne's Super Sexy Music Video for "Jaw Morant" Is Here

Plus, dream-folk duo Shady Cove at Lollipop Shoppe, and the unmissable local talent at a Prince birthday tribute night.

Say Nice Things About... the Portland Music Scene!

Behold! Here are five recurring music nights and events to fall in love with.

HEAR IN PORTLAND: There Are No Skips on Sqip’s Boi

Plus, some shows on our radar: the Shivas rock Lollipop Shoppe and Oh, Rose melts faces at Mississippi Studios.

Hear In Portland May 3 1:30 PM

Oregon Sister Trio Joseph Release The Sun

Hear in Portland this week: a new single (and music video tease) from Wynne and Jidenna returns to the Roseland.

Hear In Portland Apr 26 3:03 PM

Meagan Sky Counts Down to I'll Be the One

The music forecast Hear in Portland: Corvair new album news and a live show from DIY instrument band KOKOKO!

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Hear In Portland Apr 19 2:00 PM

The True Special Occasion Is Emily King Playing Portland (It's Also Her New Album Title)

Hear in Portland this week: Silvertongue Sunday Sessions alert, and if you're only vibing to the "4Eva" video, you're missing out on a second Animé verse.

Hear In Portland Apr 12 12:15 PM

Rapper Mat Randol Rhymes at Iconic Portland Spots in “Fast Forward”

Great music you can soon HEAR IN PORTLAND: Black power anthems from Sampa the Great and cosmic country from Jeffery Silverstein

Hear In Portland Apr 5 11:34 AM

Synth and Nature Swim Together on Siren and the Sea's Gravity Wave

Hear in Portland this week: Afrobeat and dancehall at the Thesis, and Portland music icons celebrate 50 years of hip hop with Beats & Rhymes.

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Hear In Portland Mar 29 1:41 PM

Lean Into It with Portugal. The Man's End-of-Times Dance Party Song "Dummy"

Hear in Portland this week: Fkn around live with Phony Ppl and a catchy, cinematic Federale show.

Music Mar 23 12:29 PM

BEHOLD! Pickathon's 2023 Lineup

The Pendarvis Farm fest welcomes soul icon Lee Fields, folk duo Watchhouse, psych rockers the Shivas, and many other excellent musicians.

Hear In Portland Mar 22 10:00 AM

Indie Pop Sister Trio, Joseph, Stun with “The Sun”

Hear in Portland this week: The Get Down turns one, and a dream downtown music bill of Edna Vazquez and Mariachi Tradición.

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Hear In Portland Mar 15 12:00 PM

Y La Bamba Kick Off Lucha Record Release in Portland

Hear in Portland this week: A Friends of Noise packed all-ages weekend and Macklemore's back-to-back Roseland shows.

Hear In Portland Mar 8 10:00 AM

Get Your Entire Life en Español at Kali Uchis’ Keller Show

Hear in Portland this week: New TYuS Single Has Major Throwback Vibes, and a Triple-Threat Bill at Lollipop Shoppe

Hear In Portland Mar 1 1:48 PM

Wu-Tang Clan and Nas at the Moda, Pickathon 2023 Tickets Are on Sale!

HEAR IN PORTLAND this week: Eyelids kick off their national tour and Jay Si Proof drops a new single.

Hear In Portland Feb 15 2:39 PM

On DIY Bocha Centers Self-Reliance (and Smoking Weed)

HEAR IN PORTLAND this week: Omari Jazz and Kiefer co-headline at PDX Jazz Fest, London-based R&B singer-songwriter Ella Mai returns for our hearts.

Hear In Portland Feb 8 1:50 PM

Sxlxmxn's Second Gospel Sample EP Has His Own Spin

HEAR IN PORTLAND this week: Masego live is like a nightclub in paradise, Carrie Underwood's Diamonds & Rhinestones Tour reaches the Moda

Hear In Portland Feb 1 2:14 PM

MAITA's All-Acoustic Album Hits the Spot and the Road

HEAR IN PORTLAND this week: Portland's brand new Downtown Bloc Party and A Beat Happening's chic hotel spot