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: Portland-Based Vocalist and Violinist Chibia Opens an Excellent Leap Day Show

Plus, rockers Sheer Mag deliver a call to arms, and a survey of local Black jazz, soul, improvisation-based artists at Holocene.

Hear in Portland: Kingsley Headlines Black History Month Event the Blacker the Berry

Plus, who is the celebrity hairstylist in Mal London's new video? And the Decemberists unpack their first music release in over six years.

Hear in Portland: Danny Brown Takes Introspective, Experimental Quaranta on Tour

Plus, Keeks serves high-energy wind blown chiffon in her debut single, and Greaterkind's plays a late night show at Portland Jazz Festival.

Hear In Portland Jan 31 12:30 PM

Hear in Portland: Jon Batiste Opens PDX Jazz Festival 2024

Plus, Bocha and Covi. at a rap-happy Rontoms show, and an expiramental new song and stop-motion video from Jakki and the Pink Smudge.

Hear In Portland Jan 24 2:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Sleater-Kinney Soon to Scorch Sold Out Crystal Ballroom

Supergroup Amenta Abioto, Brown Alice, and Jacque Hammond are ready to WRK!; Wynne's "Wife" video teases her next move.

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Hear In Portland Jan 18 3:15 PM

Hear in Portland: Drae Slapz and Scooter Rogers Release Collab Album Dat Too

Plus, an intimate soul single from Blossom, and celebrating 400 episodes of Portland music podcast Dan Cable Presents.

Hear In Portland Jan 10 2:26 PM

Hear in Portland: A Cozy Blossom Sunday Sessions Show

Plus, Cool Nutz supports Too $hort's Portland stop and Jay Si Proof's album release show calls for costumes!

Hear In Portland Jan 4 2:30 PM

Hear in Portland: Julia Logue's Debut Welcome To Your Sunrise Is Soul-Driven and Warm

Plus, a Golden Boy headliner show for Portland Music Month and Jamila Woods tends the Wonder Ballroom.

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Music Dec 28 3:30 PM

Portland’s Best Music Videos of 2023

Let's show some love to the visuals that explain, compound, or even elevate a song's vibe—here are our five favorites.

Hear In Portland Dec 27 11:00 AM

Hear in Portland's 2023 New Year's Eve Show Picks

Our annual round-up of hot Portland NYE shows, with a new addition: Zyah Belle No Wallflowers DJ Night

Hear In Portland Dec 21 1:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Y La Bamba to Play Portland Music Month

Plus, Federale and the Delines unwrap Christmas tracks, and Greaterkind is your last shot at a chill live show before Christmas chaos.

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Hear In Portland Dec 13 10:15 AM

Hear in Portland: What If We Watched Reptaliens, Got on a Rooftop, and Kissed?

Plus, Fountaine and 10thmember made an upbeat bopper collab, and are you planning your Portland Music Month?

Hear In Portland Dec 6 1:00 PM

Hear in Portland: Jinkx Monsoon and BenDeLaCreme Holiday Shenanigans at the Schnitz

Plus, the Thesis celebrates nine years of lit, local-focus hip-hop and Ms. Arietta Ward throws you a party for HER birthday.

Hear In Portland Nov 29 12:30 PM

Hear in Portland: A New Jazz Night at Keys Lounge Draws Fans of the 1905

The new Covi. and Drae Slapz joint EP is addictively fun, and a New Year's Eve Cowboy Prom? We're There.

Hear In Portland Nov 22 11:45 PM

HEAR IN PORTLAND: Friends of Noise Fundraising for an All Ages Venue

Ural Thomas and the Pain shine on a stacked New Year's Eve bill, and Portland rapper-producer Fountaine's farewell DJ dance nights.

Hear In Portland Nov 15 4:05 PM

Hear in Portland: Vagabon Evolves at Mississippi Studios

Plus, Portland rapper Jordan Fletcher on a stacked Kelly's bill, and the Oregon Symphony's adds more diverse holiday concerts.

Holiday Guide 2023 Nov 15 4:06 AM

The Coziest Cafe Beverages to Warm Up With This Holiday Season

Where to warm up with the yummiest local hot drinks.

Music Nov 14 2:49 PM

Portland, Appreciate a Wynne When You Have One

The rapper's homecoming show promises bad-bitch anthems, special surprises, and fans screaming her complex, confident lyrics.