The Whiskey Darlings – Live Sessions Album available now!

Rob Rainwater and Michele Van Kleef, each very active in the local music community, have come together to create a project based on a common love of thoughtful, emotional stories and incredibly tight harmonies. Finding a bond over the music of Simon and Garfunkel, this duo has created beautifully conceived lyrical songs with a comfortable, … Continue reading The Whiskey Darlings – Live Sessions Album available now!

The Whiskey Darlings at Grand Lodge on 02-13-16

Rob Rainwater and Michele Van Kleef are both popular, local, singer-songwriters. One evening last year, they were both booked for the same show! Instead of flipping for it, they decided to make it a duo songwriters-in-the-round kind of thing. That is when they discovered they both have a great love for singer-songwriter music of the … Continue reading The Whiskey Darlings at Grand Lodge on 02-13-16

Local Women in Music – Who Do You Love?

As we begin our series on local women in music, I’m reflecting on all the fantastic industry females we have met since Portland Notes originated in January! I’m going to include links to all our interviews and articles, and I hope that you – our dear readers, will submit local women who are of interest … Continue reading Local Women in Music – Who Do You Love?

Soulful Sundays with Scott Brockett and Rob Rainwater

Portland Notes spent an early Sunday evening at Alberta Street Pub for the Soulful Sunday concert with the Scott Brockett Trio and the Rob Rainwater Trio. This all-ages show featured some amazing soul, blues, folk, and rock music that was at times quiet, others rockin! It was also a benefit concert to help raise money … Continue reading Soulful Sundays with Scott Brockett and Rob Rainwater