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Marie Moreshead + Ellen Tipper at Blue, January 28

The dual CD-release party for Ellen Tipper's The Juggler and Marie Moreshead's self-titled full-length album was a stripped-down affair, which was a relief because Blue was packed to the gills.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 04, 2011
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The two sides of Marie Moreshead

To this point, Marie Moreshead has made her bones as a sweet-voiced singer/songwriter with a lot of promise based on 2008's The Distraction EP and 2009's Birdwatchers EP.
Thought I knew you
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 07, 2011
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Upcoming albums: The winter of our deep content

There was a time when winter in Portland was pretty sleepy, with bands holing up to practice and write while the snowflakes flew. No longer. The album-release schedule is now equally robust year-round, and there are big shows just about every weekend th
The winter of our deep content
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 31, 2010

Marie Moreshead + Pete Miller at the North Star


At the North Star, BMP-winner Marie Moreshead and Pete Miller, who released his debut album in May, play together. The show is at 8 pm...
By webteam  |  July 07, 2010

Sean Ashby + Marie Moreshead at Slainte


At a rare show with a cover at Slainte, the Toronto-based roots singer/songwriter Sean Ashby performs with Marie Moreshead. Their 8 pm show on 24...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010

One man’s picks for the BiMPys

Pffft. That Phoenix Best Music Poll is just a popularity contest!  
Handicapping the Best Music Poll
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 04, 2010


"Girls Rock!" at SPACE


Maine Academy of Modern Music's annual "Girls Rock!" show offers both entertainment and information for local female musicians. Along with performances by local students, there's...
By webteam  |  February 03, 2010
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Behind the Red Curtain

On Saturday, four singer/songwriters will perform "in the round" at the North Star. Nothing necessarily unusual about that.
Performance Outlook
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 15, 2010

Red Curtain featuring Jason Spooner + Marie Moreshead + Patrick Thomas + Margaret Glaspy


Also kicking off at the North Star this weekend is the monthly Red Curtain songwriters-in-the-round concert series. You can read more about it here, but...
By webteam  |  January 13, 2010
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Hot, hot heat

Is New Year's back? It seemed to have been taken away from us, by a general and hard-to-pin-down sentiment that it ought to be some kind of family holiday. Fuck that.
New Year's Eve is just a warm-up
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  January 01, 2010
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Short-form Portland

I can hear the snarky comments already: "What?!? Rustic Overtones put out an album this year and Pfeifle hasn't fallen all over himself naming it #1? The sky is green!" But this isn't 1999. It's 2009. And it isn't all that strange for a phenomenal albu
The 10 best LPs and EPs of 2009
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 18, 2009


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The Shapes of things

The first song on the Pete Kilpatrick Band's new Shapes and Sounds EP might be called "Dear July," but the five-song work is clearly an ode to winter, to its delicious melancholy and the joys of finding cozy corners in overheated bars or naked bodies u
Pete Kilpatrick's new wintry Sounds
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 11, 2009
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Young love

For a girl with such a professed affinity for monogamy, Marie Moreshead is a bit of a tease.
Marie Moreshead proves she's the permanent kind
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 25, 2009
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The way things will be

The Goodnight Process have a little bit of the next-big-thing about them.
The Goodnight Process offer a strong debut
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 11, 2009

Sibilance: February 13, 2009

ROADSIDE MANNA RECORDS , the label inhabited by the likes of MARIE MORESHEAD , recently added roots rockers REPEAT OFFENDERS to the roster.
Coming up in Portland's music scene
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  February 11, 2009
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Us and Them

Written here in Maine (her fist album written here, actually), but recorded back in her old stomping grounds in the Northwest, Carolyn Currie's fourth full-length is a warm and smart disc, with fine arrangements of tunes that manage to explore a wide ra
Carolyn Currie speaks loudly on Waves of Silence
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 03, 2008


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The boy with no name

With a tidy five-song EP, More Time , Travis Kline is the newest entrant in Portland's burgeoning alt-country renaissance.
Travis Kline creates More Time
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  November 26, 2008

Three in one (more)

Last week, we previewed the releases of three discs. This week, we offer three discs that came out this summer, but didn’t hit my desk till recently.
New from Marie Moreshead, Adam Kurtz, and Hotel Arrival
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  August 13, 2008

Portland scene report: October 26, 2007

The pressure’s on now for the PMF to produce some educational content worth those hard-earned ducats.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 24, 2007