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Hobgoblin at Mayo Street Artist + Ocean at 1000 Congress St

Your favorite bar is probably doing something cheeky or creepy tonight. Otherwise, two off-the-beaten-path options are lurking if you're still on the haunt. At 6...
By webteam  |  October 27, 2010

Acadia Sessions at Bayside Bowl

Creatively drumming up some more attention for their 11 pm television show on Saturday nights on MPBN, the folks behind the Acadia Sessions throw a...
By webteam  |  August 18, 2010

Moms rock!

Some moms decide, from heartbeat one of ultrasound, that they aren’t going to let a small (i.e., life-changing) thing like motherhood get in the way of their art.
Musician-mothers learn to balance boundless energy and tireless creativity
By DENA RIEGEL  |  May 07, 2010

"Chicks with Sticks" at Geno's

The recent 48 Hour Music Festival was ample proof that Portland's avant-rock scene is packed to the gills with talented women. Tonight at Geno's, the...
By webteam  |  May 05, 2010

Batshelter with Antiseptic + Metal Fingers at Apohadion

Your indie/outsider rock pick of the night is down at the Apohadion, at 107 Hanover St., where Gary Meres and Batshelter headline a gig with...
By webteam  |  March 10, 2010

Random rules

25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
25 more local musicians meet, greet, and rock at the second 48 Hour Music Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  March 05, 2010

Ye + Haru Bangs + Batshelter

Who was the least idiosyncratic band at Bubba’s last Thursday? Maybe the (not breaking up, but going on academic hiatus) duo Haru Bangs, who were the only act in plainclothes, but who also unfurled dynamic, punishingly loud fits of drum and effects-maul
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  November 06, 2009

Batshelter + Ye + Haru Bangs

Also making the gossip rounds are plenty of good things about the difficult-to-classify doom/punk band Batshelter (our concert reviewer Dan Clark calls them "local peculiarities")....
By webteam  |  October 28, 2009

Music seen: Clubber Lang, Antiseptic + Batshelter

Ah, Batshelter. What exactly are they? Punk, metal, a little of both, or something far more complex? Whichever, they've developed quite the following in the past few months.
Clubber Lang, Antiseptic + Batshelter at Geno's, April 10
By DAN CLARK  |  April 17, 2009