Kip Brown tribute show at Geno’s honors Portland local legend’s legacy

Way back in 1983, the now-storied Geno’s Rock Club, located in a what was then quite literally an underground space on Brown Street in Portland, began booking local bands. That first show featured a band called Average Rage, fronted by a local musician named Kip Brown, who himself went on to become something of aContinue reading “Kip Brown tribute show at Geno’s honors Portland local legend’s legacy”

Live music in Portland – so many choices, so little time on Friday, Nov. 12

What is it with the Portland>Poughkeepsie connection? A Poughkeepsie band, What Makes Sense, is at Geno‘s tonight, and tomorrow night another band from Poughkeepsie, Spud Cannon, is headlining a trio of power pop indie rock bands at Sun Tiki Studios. Spud Cannon put out a record, as in vinyl, back in June, and it’s jammedContinue reading “Live music in Portland – so many choices, so little time on Friday, Nov. 12”

It’s an embarrassment of musical riches tonight in Portland

If we weren’t gonna be at the Vapors of Morphine show tonight at Bayside Bowl — and make no mistake, that’s where we’re gonna be – it’d be a tough call where to go, because there are some kick-ass shows happening around town tonight. First, Sun Tiki Studios is rolling out a garage rock lineupContinue reading “It’s an embarrassment of musical riches tonight in Portland”