The Weekly Playlist – Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Already five of these Weekly Playlists! So far, the idea behind posting what I listened to the previous week works because I am not only listening to more music but also bands and artists I likely would have filed away and never got around to listening. Case in point… BTS – Butter, Permission to Dance, My Universe (songs) OK, listen. In a strange coinkydink, I did not know who BTS was but at the same time I did. Last week’s Weekly Playlist brought them to light so I decided to jump in. Turns out I’m not too out of touch … Continue reading The Weekly Playlist – Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Concert Review: Not a Wonderful Opening Night for Everclear as So Much for the Afterglow 20th Anniversary Tour Starts in Portland

Ever clear? More like mostly muddy. Everclear (the band) started off their So Much for the Afterglow: 20th Anniversary Tour celebrating their multi-platinum record from 1997 at the Crystal Ballroom on Thursday in Portland and, um, so much for that. You know that sound of a raging party when you’re in a nearby adjacent room? The booming bass, an occasional melody filters through, the vocals barely discernible but a boisterous crowd living it up. That was the entire evening! Unfortunately that’s also what it sounded like inside the raging party. No doubt the fans were ready to party like it … Continue reading Concert Review: Not a Wonderful Opening Night for Everclear as So Much for the Afterglow 20th Anniversary Tour Starts in Portland

Everclear Brings Life to Oregon Music Hall of Fame Ceremony

The 6th annual Oregon Music Hall of Fameinduction ceremony was held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Aladdin Theater in Portland in front of a sold-out crowd honoring the best and brightest the state has contributed to the music industry. Perennial favorites Everclear headlined the show with a five-song set and the crowd pleasing U-Krew, an old-school hip-hop group that reformed for the first time in 20 years also performed a few hits from their only album released in 1989. The Hudson Brothers and KGON DJ Iris Harrison were also among the inductees. Tony Starlight hosted the show and started … Continue reading Everclear Brings Life to Oregon Music Hall of Fame Ceremony