SPOON PAYS JIMMY KIMMEL’S RENT

Spoon stopped by Jimmy Kimmel live to play 2 songs off their upcoming album They Want My Soul.  Check out videos for “Rent I Pay” & “Rainy Taxi” below.  Get ready as the band is set to take over MusicfestNW on Sunday, August 17th!

The Tall Trees of Portland Art Pavilion at MusicfestNW!

Hellion Gallery and The Tall Trees of Portland author, Matt Wagner, have joined forces with MusicfestNW to create an art pavilion for the annual music festival in Portland August 16-17. Spotlighting artists featured in The Tall Trees of Portland, the pavilion will feature: New pieces from Portland-based artists specifically for the music festival. Artists will create alternative album covers for featured bands. Artists …

Musicfest NW drink till it’s dry, a free kegger at Bunk Bar!

Musicfest NW drink till it’s dry, a free kegger at Bunk Bar. This Thursday, June 19th #mfnw wants to give you free beer and discounted prices on wristbands. Plus, buying a wristband during the event automatically enters you into a raffle for the chance to upgrade to VIP. This all sounds pretty nice and pretty damn cheap! Keg tapped at 6pm and it’ll be …

FUTURE ISLANDS WAILS ON THE WATERFRONT!

The viciously heartwarming growl of a musical warrior pretty much defines a Future Islands performance. Samuel T. Herring’s stage uniform: black t-shirt, belt and slacks, dark eyes & gentle rage. The Baltimore-born band also includes keyboardist Gerrit Welmers and guitarist William Cashion. After their extrodinary performance on David Letterman in March, their highly anticipated fourth album Singles created even more expectations.  The album didn’t …

Tune-Yards take KEXP by storm!

Don’t believe us?  Here is the evidence.  Check it out as the band tears through tracks off their highly regarded album “Nikki Nack” just before hitting the stage at the Sasquatch music festival.  We can’t wait to have the band live, in all their glory on Sunday, August 17th at MusicfestNW.

Well thats Fucked up!

Ice Cream, bubblegum, skateboarding, weed & cemeteries!  What’s not to like about the latest video from the Toronto hardcore heroes?  Check out the new video for “Sun Glass” off the album “Glass Boys” out June 3 via Matador Records. See Fucked Up in the flesh on Sunday, August 17th at MusicfestNW!

SISTER ACT 3: BACK IN THE HAIM

The beautiful 3-headed beast that is Haim (rhymes with time) will let their hair down at MusicfestNW this year. Sisters Este Arielle, Danielle Sari, and Alana Mychal Haim have concocted a flawless musical trio full of delicate glamour, punchy vocals, and smooth, beat-pulsing harmonies. Growing up in L.A., the girls played in their family band Rockinhaim giving them an early taste of what their talents have …

Future Islands does it again….and again

Future Islands does it again….and again…..and probably will do it a couple more times. They hopped on Jimmy Kimmel Live the night of May 5th and leadman Samuel T. Herring seduced the crowd once more with countless gyrations and thrusts. They performed “Sprit” and “Doves” from their Singles album. You can also stream their entire concert at the 9:30 Club …

THE MUSICFESTNW 2014 LINEUP IS HERE!

Welcome to MusicfestNW 2014 on the Waterfront! This year will mark the beginning of some exciting new features for Portland’s annual music festival. Bands and fans alike will congregate down at Tom McCall Waterfront Park for two full days of amazing music featuring a variety of top-notch musical acts sure to illuminate the city. This year’s lineup includes acts ranging …