Two of rocks biggest classic acts took to the road just a few days ago and stopped by Portland, OR on the third date of what’s sure to be 42 sold-out performances. Def Leppard and the now Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Kiss brought hits, loud and a whole lot of people to the Sleep Country Amphitheater on Friday in Ridgefield, WA just outside of Portland, OR for their co-headlining tour that also celebrates the 40th anniversary of the iconic band that wears make-up. Def Leppard grabbed the stage first after entering to The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled … Continue reading Concert Review: Def Leppard and Kiss Rocket Out Loud In Portland
If hazy bedroom music is what you’re in the mood for then look no further than Klaus Marten. Hazy bedroom music? Yes, that’s exactly what this one-man band from Brooklyn, NY composes using little more than guitars, keyboards, a shaker and a tambourine. Mr. Marten records all the music himself and downloads his albums using Soundcloud.com an online platform that allows artists like Marten to share music. No slouch, Marten has five albums and one EP since he started recording music four years ago. Mostly instrumental, he boasts a number of original collections as well as his take on several … Continue reading Profile: Klaus Marten – A One Man Band
Vows is music unlike anything on radio today. The New Jersey based quartet founded by Jeff Pupa and James Hencken has slowly garnered a loyal following since the band’s debut album Winter’s Grave in 2012. A constant presence in clubs … Continue reading Profile: Vows
Victor Wooten brought his eclectic taste in music to a packed Aladdin Theater on Wednesday night in Portland. The iconic and arguably finest bassist in music today had a full band as he played a string of jazz, funk, jazzfunk, a little bit of rock and an ounce of gospel into a smorgasbord of songs including pieces from his latest 31-track album The Music Lesson. In the short first half, about 45 minutes, Wooten’s bass was in fine form but actually overshadowed a bit by his brother Regi Wooten who is equally adept on the guitar and the beautiful vocals … Continue reading Concert Review: Victor Wooten Slaps Some Bass in Portland
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