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Music Jun 16 1:00 PM

Ecliptic's Brewers & Their Bands Celebrates Portland Craft Beer Makers and Their Music

The daytime tasting fest celebrates local craft beers and the musicians who brewed them.

Hear In Portland Jun 14 2:00 PM

HEAR IN PORTLAND: Nonbinary Girlfriend's Ambitious and Lovely "Body"

Plus, emcee trio the Pharmacee drops a rowdy club banger and a good reason to attend Shrista's Late Lyrics.

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Hear In Portland Jun 7 1:00 PM

Hear in Portland: The Prids Shoegaze the Stage at Lollipop Shoppe

Plus, Mississippi Records releases Be Present Art Group's debut EP, and Janelle Monae's Age of Pleasure is upon us!

Hear In Portland May 31 10:54 AM

Hear in Portland: Kingsley Headlines the Thesis, Records at Clinton Street Theater

Plus, a terrific new record from Dust Raps the Blues and a stacked local show you shouldn't miss.

Music May 25 12:30 PM

Portland Thrash Trio U SCO Has a New Record, and It Was Worth the Wait

Catchin’ Heat defies description, but we'll still try: monolithic and euphoric with epic interlocking bass clarinet from Jonathan Sielaff.

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Hear In Portland May 24 12:30 PM

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.

Music May 23 4:00 PM

Western Sky Music Places Jeffrey Silverstein at a Crossroads

The Portland-based songwriter’s new album gives country music a cosmic twist.

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Hear In Portland May 18 4:00 PM

Hear in Portland: New Methods Body Music Video "Snares" Contains Mysterious Angles

Ancient Heat reunite for Holocene's 20th birthday party, and it's looking like a real millennial dad rock summer.

Hear In Portland May 10 1:00 PM

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.

Music May 4 1:00 PM

Portland Radio Institution Intends to Move to Dishier Downtown Digs

We spoke with All Classical CEO Suzanne Nance about benefits of the move, like a new recording studio and additional space to foster classical-loving community.

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.

Music Apr 28 12:00 PM

Q & A: Hulder Is the One-Woman Black Metal Band Taking the Scene by Storm

The mysterious Olympia-based musician reminisced about oxtail soup, Enya, and recording her demo in a frigid Oregon garage.

Music Apr 20 11:46 AM

Live Show Review: Haley Heynderickx Debuted New Songs at Her Friday April 14 Solo Show

Fans gazed up at Heynderickx with a mix of holy reverence and girl crush.

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.

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.

Music Mar 21 1:30 PM

Tides Is Jenny Conlee's Soundtrack to the Pacific Northwest Coast

Decemberists accordion player unveils a solo album of unresolved sounds found in Greek musical scales.

Music Mar 16 1:28 PM

Canadian Punks PUP Lights It Up in Portland

PUP Has Some Surprises in Store for This Week's Wonder Ballroom Shows and We Spoil Them All

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.

Music Mar 13 12:00 PM

Oregon Symphony 2023-24 Season: Cancellations, Crowd-Pleasers, and Comebacks

Budget cuts nixed the 2023 free Waterfront Concert, but the rest of the calendar is built to bring audiences back.

Music Mar 8 12:55 PM

Steve Turner Dishes the Dirt in Mud Ride

A History of Grunge in the Form of a Memoir by Mudhoney's Guitarist

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.

Music Feb 28 12:00 PM

Remembering To Remember Benefits From Repeat Visits

The real gem of PICA's new show is in the annex—the presentation is a wonder.

Music Feb 25 2:45 PM

Doug Fir to Take Over Old Montage Space in Portland's Central Eastside

After 19 years the venue and lounge is moving, but it's not out of Portland.

Music Feb 17 10:00 AM

The Ghost Pop of Aaron Liu Contains Whole Sonic Worlds

His new double album spills over with gorgeous, gauzy indie-pop songs whose lush arrangements belie their lo-fi origins.

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

Music Feb 7 11:01 AM

Black Belt Eagle Scout Says the Land Called Her Home

Her third album, The Land, the Water, the Sky, was inspired by a move home—from Portland to her Swinomish reservation.

Music Feb 3 11:45 AM

Ten Pacific Northwest Picks for Bandcamp Friday: February 2023

New releases, reissues, dance tracks, and wordless scores from Portland and Seattle.

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

Hear In Portland Jan 25 12:14 PM

We’re Obsessed With Rapper Wynne's New Music Video for "Look at You"

Also in HEAR IN PORTLAND: Portland Music Month's last week; don't hold your breath until the Roots' show—but it is pretty soon

Hear In Portland Jan 18 12:57 PM

Crossed Fingers for Karma Rivera / DJ Lapaushi Live Collabs

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND: Night Heron and Seance Crasher poke Pitchfork, Jenny Don’t and the Spurs hit the road.

Hear In Portland Jan 11 1:34 PM

Kingsley to Headline an Aptly-Titled Phone Home Show

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND we have the Renaissance dance party you must attend, and a new album of contrasting songs from Snugsworth.

Music Dec 29 3:30 PM

The Mercury's Favorite Records of 2022

MUNA, MAITA, and More!

Hear In Portland Dec 28 1:43 PM

The Hear in Portland 2022 New Year's Eve Show Masterlist

Rock, rap, country, or global bass—Portland's incredible music scene has a NYE party for you.

Hear In Portland Dec 14 12:34 PM

Vursatyl and Alana Rich Voice Their Support for Friends of Noise

Plus, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Vanessa Carlton, and other truly exciting shows that should be on your radar HEAR IN PORTLAND

Hear In Portland Dec 7 11:44 AM

Spring Brings the War & Treaty

This week's HEAR IN PORTLAND music news: Edna Vazquez, Barrio Mestizo, and DJ Papi Fimbres make the Bienestar fundraiser a hot ticket.

Movies & TV Dec 1 2:02 PM

Hollywood Adds Encore Matinee of Susperia With Live Score by Claudio Simonetti's Goblin

The 1977 Italian horror film will be scored live by the latest incarnation of the prog band who wrote the original score.

Hear In Portland Nov 30 9:48 AM

We Have FOMO for J.I.D and Smino's Love Is Forever Tour

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND: The Thesis celebrates 8 years, and rap pioneer Rakim postpones his show at the Crystal Ballroom

Hear In Portland Nov 23 11:16 AM

Fiery Shows from TEKE::TEKE and Jinkx Monsoon Heat Up December

In this week's HEAR IN PORTLAND, we're loving new music from Volcanic Pinnacles, Milc, and Rules.

Music Nov 18 2:00 PM

Forest Grove High School's Electrifying Mariachi Tradición

Pickathon 2022 was hot but this group—of local high schoolers!—was even hotter.

Music Nov 18 10:03 AM

Tegan and Sara Can't Slow Down

Tegan Quin Talks About Uncovering a New Creative Process and Sitting in Ugly Green Rooms Ahead of This Weekend's Sold-Out Show at the Crystal Ballroom

Hear In Portland Nov 16 1:04 PM

Chong the Nomad and Hollis Co-Headline a Seattle-Based Power Bill

In this week's Hear in Portland, parties abound—from a Maarquii-headlined switch festish night to Havania Whaal's cute cat music video release.

Music Nov 15 12:59 PM

The Mosh Critique: Jean Dawson at Holocene—November 13, 2022

Dawson says he doesn't think of himself as a rapper—his work is great reminder of all the places where rap and punk vocals overlap.

Hear In Portland Nov 9 10:00 AM

Smoking Up Fountaine's New "Northeast Phonk" Single

This week's HEAR IN PORTLAND music news: the fifth anniversary of My People's Market, NYE with the Eyelids, and a super smooth Soccer Mommy and Tops show.

News Nov 6 7:19 AM

YOUR SUNDAY READING LIST: Council Votes to "Keep Portland MEAN" and Criminalize Homelessness

Plus: A wild look at Portland's underground scene, carnivorous 9-foot lizards, and David Sedaris is looking for a dead body.

Hear In Portland Nov 3 12:00 PM

Show Up for the Haley Heynderickx Set

This week in HEAR IN PORTLAND: Tickets for Digable Planets' NYE show go on sale, and Ariadne’s Grace is a Snugsworth side project fit to score The Craft.

Visual Art Nov 3 11:00 AM

Photographer Luke Misclevitz's Wild Time Capsules

Misclevitz chronicles Portland’s underground—it's music, fashion, and nightlife.

Hear In Portland Oct 26 3:58 PM

House of Ada's Janae Drops a Second Single, “Quit Playin”

This Week's Hear in Portland Is Focused on Cozy Shows with Night Heron and Seattle Emcee Sol

Music Oct 24 3:50 PM

The Future of YACHT Rock

After a screening of The Computer Accent YACHT will play the album they used AI to create

Music Oct 24 12:02 PM

Margo Cilker Sings the Sorrows of Oregon Real Estate

We lost the Eastern Oregon folk singer to Washington, but she's coming home for a December show.

Hear In Portland Oct 20 10:00 AM

Epp's Excellence and Lollipop Shoppe's New Life

The old Dig A Pony space has a new face, Jessie Reyez sells out the Roseland, and a MAITA show announcement!

Music Oct 14 2:21 PM

The Mosh Critique: Iceage and Earth, at Aladdin Theater

Rønnenfelt straight-up bullied Portland's polite crowd into a respectable pit of chaos and camaraderie.

Hear In Portland Oct 12 3:05 PM

Noche Libre DJs Spin Hey Love's Fourth Anniversary

Hear in Portland this week: a hip-hop zine, a rooftop show for a good cause, and deets on the first ever Trap Kitchen Weekend

Hear In Portland Oct 5 1:00 PM

Aminé Announces Homecoming Show With the Oregon Symphony

HEAR IN PORTLAND Your October Is Packed With Another Round of Sunday Sessions and Hocus Pocus Drag

Hear In Portland Sep 30 12:08 PM

Zyah Belle's Full Length Record Yam Grier Has Arrived

Plus, upcoming shows from Moorea Masa (on tour with Son Little) and the Delines HEAR IN PORTLAND.

Music Sep 29 12:08 PM

Brown Calculus' André Burgos Boldly Solos Into Space

His new album as Brown Calvin has a cosmic concept.

Hear In Portland Sep 22 12:35 PM

Dame D.O.L.L.A. on Fatherhood, Ural Thomas and the Pain on Mississippi

Here at HEAR IN PORTLAND, we wish you a very Harry Styles Harryween.