Yonder Blue CD Release at Laurelthirst

As reported in an article published March 15, the country band Yonder Blue was having a CD release a few days later. Portland Notes was thrilled to in attendance last night (Saturday, March 19) at The Lauerthirst Public House. One of the things that made this evening special is your $10 at the door not … Continue reading Yonder Blue CD Release at Laurelthirst

YONDER BLUE – Hey Love, Hold On

Country music has long held a fascination for me – it seems so simple, to tell a story in song…but it’s harder than it looks (or sounds). The ingredients of a song: the lyrics, melody, harmonies, instrumentation, flow, and dynamics – they all tell a part of the story. When combined, the end result is … Continue reading YONDER BLUE – Hey Love, Hold On

Internal State plays Local Roots September 14 – get your Pop Punk on!

Danny Moffat, the extremely patient and adaptable front man from Internal State (one of my new favorite bands), met me at The White Eagle Saloon on 8/27 for one of the craziest interviews I’ve ever done! I don’t know what I was thinking – Portland Notes was hosting a youth event, and I thought we’d … Continue reading Internal State plays Local Roots September 14 – get your Pop Punk on!

Portland Notes wishes for a cloning device: June 11 Shows are too good!

This is simply a wish list of all the places I wish I could be tonight – if you can make it to any of these amazing shows, I would love to see your photos and hear your impressions! Saturday, June 11 Yonder Blue performs classic country with a 3 woman vocal lead and killer … Continue reading Portland Notes wishes for a cloning device: June 11 Shows are too good!

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?