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This Week in Music News

Feb 5th. Hawthorne Theatre, News Roundup, Portland, Seattle


Prong Metal rockers Prong released their newest album X-No Absolutes this week. Their album features their newest single, Cut and Dry. Catch them at the Hawthorne Theatre in Portland on May 27th. BUY TICKETS   St. Lucia Indie pop band St. Lucia just released their album Matters. Their album has their newest hit Dancing On Glass on it, […]

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Artists To Watch: Vince Staples and Scarface

Feb 4th. Artists To Watch


Vince Staples   Straight out of Long Beach, California, Vince Staples is a breath of fresh air for hip-hop heads. Steering away from mainstream rap where drugs, weapons and parties are glorified, Staples brings truth and real-life hardships to his lyrics. The 21-year-old rapper isn’t afraid to call out industry politics in hopes that he will […]

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Download of the Week: Mystery Skulls

Jan 29th. downloads, Hawthorne Theatre


We have a free music download for some artists that have upcoming shows with us. Look below and download some free tracks! Mystery Skulls Electronic/indie artist Mystery Skulls has a free download of their latest single “Magic” featuring Nile Rodgers and Brandy. Download their song here.  Mystery Skulls stops in Portland on February 19th at […]

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This Week in Music News

Jan 22nd. McMenamins


Panic! at the Disco Rock alums Panic! at the Disco released their 5th studio album this week, Death of a Bachelor. Their album features their single “Victorious”. Panic! at the Disco is gearing up for their tour with Weezer, which stops in Oregon on July 30th at McMenamins’ Edgefield. Majical Cloudz Canadian electronic pop duo […]

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Artists to Watch: Super Diamond and Petty Theft

Jan 19th. Artists To Watch


Neil Diamond and Tom Petty are tough acts to follow, but tribute bands Super Diamond and Petty Theft make it look easy. They’ll be paying Portlanders a visit at the Crystal Ballroom Saturday January 23rd.   Neil Diamond impersonators Super Diamond have done well for themselves, selling out shows nationwide and even making an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. The […]

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Download of the Week: Excision

Jan 18th. Cascade Tickets Show, downloads


We have some free downloads for artists that have upcoming shows with us. Take a peek below and download some music!   Excision EDM artist Excision has a free download for a mix of his song “Shambhala.” Download it here. Excision stops in Portland at the Roseland Theater on January 26th! BUY TICKETS   Enjoy your free […]

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Artists to Watch: The Plot In You and Mystery Skulls

Jan 15th. Artists To Watch


The Plot In You   Metalheads The Plot In You have been together for about five years now. While their sound is very much so metal, it also has a lot of pop-punk influence. They recently got signed to Stay Sick Records, which is Chris Fronzak from Attila’s record label. Since they’ve been signed to […]

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Enter to win G. Love tickets!

Jan 14th. Uncategorized


Love G. Love? We’re giving away tickets to his Portland show Tuesday February 9th at the Hawthorne! Just share your favorite G. Love memory. Here are a few of ours…   – “When I saw him live when I was in college! Memories…” – Allyson – When he taught the world to chill:   – […]

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This Week in Music News

Jan 11th. Cascade Tickets Show, Hawthorne Theatre, News Roundup


Music News Week of Jan. 4th-8th Album Releases: David Bowie- Blackstar It Lies Within- Paramount  Rachel Platten- Wildfire HINDS- Leave Me Alone Walk The Moon- Different Colors EP Secrets- Everything That Got Us Here New PNW Tour Dates Announced: Between the Buried & Me/August Burns Red– March 23rd at the Roseland Theater Tickets here MC Chris– March 30th […]

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New Year’s Ticket Giveaways!

Dec 29th. Uncategorized


To ring in 2016, we want to give away some tickets to two of our New Year’s shows, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmorons and Dead Moon. Good luck to everyone and have a Happy New Year!   Jerry Joseph and the Jackmorons New Year’s Eve @ the Mission Theater   We are giving away a pair of tickets […]

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Artists to Watch: Waterparks and Blackbear

Dec 28th. Artists To Watch, Hawthorne Theatre, Portland


Waterparks Houston-rockers Waterparks came out of nowhere and have been blowing up recently. There are three members: Awsten Knight (vocalist), Geoff Wigington (bassist), and Otto Wood (drums). Their sound is pop-punk with a lot of funk and fun vibes. They released a music video for one of their recent singles, “Crave”. Waterparks also recently released their single […]

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Artists to Watch: Knuckle Puck and SayWeCanFly

Dec 23rd. Artists To Watch, Hawthorne Theatre, Portland


Knuckle Puck Chicagoans Knuckle Puck are becoming a known name in the pop-punk world. They’ve been a band for about five years. Knuckle Puck consists of Joe Taylor (vocals), Ryan Rumchaks (bass), Kevin Maida (guitar), Nick Casasanto (guitar), and John Siorek (drums). They are known for their aggressive sound along with relatable lyrics. They recently released their album Copacetic, which features one […]

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Interview with Valiant Bastards

Dec 22nd. Artists To Watch, Featured, Get to Know the Locals, Hawthorne Theatre, Interviews, Meet the Locals


By Sarah Kinney//Marketing Manager + Ciara Dolan//Marketing Assistant + Jenna Swanberg//Volunteer On a fateful day this past September, six local bands battled for the chance to open for GWAR at the Roseland the following month. After weeks of strenuous practice, the day of the show the band “squeezed into some tights” and won the hearts […]

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Interview with Battle for Warped Tour Winners Within Sight

Dec 15th. Artists To Watch, Featured


By Ciara Dolan//Marketing Assistant & Ashley Koehrsen//Volunteer Vancouver, Washington band Within Sight was founded by Grant Evans and Steven Carlson in 2011. Since then they’ve released one album, The Distance Traveled, and are currently working on a followup. Check out our interview with Grant and Sean of the band, as well as their Assistant Manager Tori. Grant […]

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This Week in Music News

News Roundup, Portland, Seattle


Music News Week of Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 Album Releases: Troye Sivan- Blue Neighborhood G-Eazy- When It’s Dark Out Ice Nine Kills- Every Trick in the Book Coldplay- A Head Full of Dreams Dweezil Zappa- Via Zammata Foo Fighters- Saint Cecilia EP PNW Tour Dates Announced: Slayer- March 20th at the Roseland Theater Tix: […]

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Artists to Watch: Handguns and The Maine

Nov 18th. Artists To Watch, El Corazon, Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, Seattle


Handguns Handguns is an up-and-coming pop punk band based out of Maryland. Their current lineup consists of Taylor Eby (vocals), Brandon Pagano (guitar), Kyle Vaught (guitar), CJ Wilson (bass) and Christian Mullen (drums). They just released their third album, Disenchantment. Hits like “Low Spirits” and “Self Portrait” show off their pop-punk way of expressing honest emotions that really […]

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Downloads of the Week

downloads, Portland, Seattle, Uncategorized


Everyone loves music, and it is even better when it is free. With all the up and coming bands and artists that are gracing the stage there are bound to be a few free downloads of songs and even albums. Here is a list of the bands and artists that will be performing the week […]

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Artists to Watch: The Ghost Ease and Ariel Pink

Sep 23rd. Artists To Watch


The Ghost Ease Portland trio the Ghost Ease is Jem Marie (vocals/guitar), Laurence Vidal (bass), and Nyasi Matingou (drums). They describe their sound as “shreddy daydream,” and it’s not far off. Their grungy punk weaves in and out of some seriously fierce shredding that can quickly settle into saccharine melodies that leave you feeling like […]

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Artists to Watch: Star Anna and Mommy Long Legs

Sep 9th. Artists To Watch


Star Anna Washington state native Star Anna plays Americana-infused alt-country that spills out of her raw, unfiltered, and purely intense with emotion. She’s often known for her cover of Robyn’s catchy track “Call Your Girlfriend,” but Star Anna’s vulnerable, honest songwriting is what makes her music addicting in its relatability. Her most recent album The […]

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