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Banging it out

As we enter the season of maximum enjoyment and maximum stimulation, now is the time to consider attending the area's music festivals and concert series.
Wax Tablet
By  |  July 03, 2012

Whitcomb's legacy

It is unlikely that James Whitcomb Riley, a turn-of-the-century poet for a short time considered the heir to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ever envisioned his work accompanied by music quite like this.
Feel the poetry rattling your bones
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 25, 2011

"Song Battle #1" at Geno's

Sixteen songs aboutthe "animal as weapon."May the best band win. Geno's | Portland | "Song Battle #1": local bands writing songs on pre-selected themes with...
By webteam  |  September 08, 2010

Pigboat at Geno's

Local rockers Pigboat mark the birthday of band member Mark Belanger with a 9 pm gig at Geno's this Friday the 13th. Broken Clown and...
By webteam  |  August 11, 2010

Pigboat at Empire with Spawn of Man and Marble Socket

And at Empire, Geno's stalwarts Pigboat have a 9 pm hard rock show with Spawn of Man and the new Rumford-based group Marble Socket. This...
By webteam  |  March 17, 2010

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

“Home for the Holidaze” featuring Spencer & the School Spirit Mafia and more

The just-released, ever-growing lineup for this year’s “Home for the Holidaze” night (part of WCYY’s Holiday Bizarre concert series) includes the likes of Spencer &...
By webteam  |  December 17, 2009
Wanted: New Monitor; Will Trade: Rad Show

Wanted: New Monitor; Will Trade: Rad Show

 Speaking of worthy causes: Geno’s wants to buy a new monitor. Help them out at a jolly good 9 pm rager with COVERED IN BEES,...
By webteam  |  June 17, 2009

Ship, ahoy!

Pigboat are not nu metal, or speed metal, or death metal, or glam metal, or any of the other metals, really.
Pigboat proves metal can Float
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 17, 2009

Portland Music News: April 10, 2009

We have a tentative street date for cheek-metal purveyors PIGBOAT 's new album, Float: April 21, with a release show later that week, April 25, at Geno's
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 10, 2009

Death Punk Kareoke with Covered in Bees + Grendel's Army

There are few words to describe the experience of sharing a stage with your favorite band. For most of us, even those without eight-figure incomes or friends with influence, it's the stuff of dreams.
Geno's, February 5
By DAN CLARK  |  February 11, 2009