The Weekly Playlist – Sept. 5 to Sept. 11

A road trip to Mount Rainier National Park (link is to my review not spam) helped boost this week’s listening playlist and some fellow bloggers’ recent call-outs offered some added incentive to check out previously untapped bands. The ranking has no bearing on favorability. I like lists and most people do too, gotta start somewhere! Chris Isaak – Live at the Fillmore (album) Brought this signed copy on the road trip to listen for the first time. No, it was purchased at his concert in Bend, OR a couple of years ago, not signed in person. Sad face. But the … Continue reading The Weekly Playlist – Sept. 5 to Sept. 11

Concert Review: Chris Isaak – Oregon Zoo

The joy of Chris Isaak. That joy is found under smoky skies with an orange hued half-moon hovering overhead as the modern day 50s man worked through a 24 song set on Saturday night at the Oregon Zoo in front of a sold out crowd. The smoke laden air from the forest fires raging miles away in Eastern Oregon did little to deter anyone from showing up on a day at least 10 degrees cooler than originally predicted thanks probably to the smoggy filter that really stunted the sun’s rays. The audience, a bit abbreviated from past year’s sell-outs thanks … Continue reading Concert Review: Chris Isaak – Oregon Zoo