As an independent band, Red Elvises have produced 12 studio albums, two live albums, a live concert DVD, and a Greatest Hits compilation. Some of their most notable film contributions include music and or performances in "Six String Samurai", "Mail Order Bride", "Armageddon", "Skippy", "Melrose Place", "Fastlane", "Penn and Teller's Sin City Extravaganza", "VH-1 Behind the Music", and "MTV". Red Elvises have performed for large festivals, private parties, and played on massive stages such as 2005's Live 8 Benefit Concert. No matter where they perform, Igor & Red Elvises always bring the party with them.
El GORDO (El Buckster, guitar; Gordo, vocals) spent their formative years roaming the mean streets of suburban Portland, fighting, fornicating and filling their aural orifices with an astounding array of musical styles and sounds. An amalgam of hardscrabble experiences and eccentric influences, El GORDO channel their inspiration into a soul-searching and smile-inducing setlist of songs reflecting their fluctuating feelings and evoking a multitude of emotions. From captivating covers to enrapturing original numbers, with cues ranging from Sinatra to Spinal Tap, El GORDO lay their labile moods on the line and at your feet, urging you to follow and join their singalong of the senses! SEE!--The sordid spectacle! HEAR!--The salacious sounds! SMELL!-- The perspiration of the rock 'n' roll senstaion! FEEL!-- The many moods and assorted attitudes of El GORDO!
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Voted by BURLESQUE MAGAZINE as one of the Top 10 Burlesque shows in the USA!
A sinful circus of burlesque, fire-dancing, DJs & debauchery. Every Sunday night for 19 years...the longest-running weekly cabaret show on the west coast!
The original live karaoke band, rocking in Portland for 25 years and counting. Come see us every Monday at Dante's!
All this has been cooking something like 28 years, with love stories of Corin Tellado's novel, rockstar dizziness, artivismos & other adventures and the construction of two complete artists, alone or accompanied: Connector and Ruisema, Hector and Andrea. Two characters diametrically united by their differences, '' high voltage dynamic duo - although our luggage is different - we will not stop creating ''.
Forget the Grammys, the New York Times lists, the MTV awards, the city of fury ... and feel the impact of our new songs, fresh and decanted, aged and fermented. Two characters, man and woman, with their stories, their struggles, their visions, their lights and their shadows.
Aterciopelados released his most recent album `Claroscura' in 2018, which won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album and was nominated in the Best Latin Rock / Alternative & Urban Album category at the 2019 Grammy Awards.
They continue with their Claroscura 2019 Tour.
The PDX Broadsides, a Portland OR pop-folk trio, have been playing music together since 2011, and have become known for their harmonies and clever writing. The Broadsides have played around the country at conventions including Dragon Con, Rose City Comic Con, and GameStorm, or you may have seen them play in shows with The Doubleclicks, Marian Call, or Molly Lewis. They are a PhD, an author, and a comic book nerd, and have received two nominations for the Pegasus Awards for Excellence in Filk.
MEGATHRUSTER is two geeks in Oregon, armed with acoustic guitars to bring their special blend of funny nerd rock to the masses. Described as "Tenacious D meets Jonathan Coulton", the duo have taken their funny and energetic stage show to pop-culture conventions and festivals across the united states. Their wands are at the ready...
THE LIBRARY BARDS TRANSFORM TOP 40 SONGS INTO THE NERDY VERSIONS THEY SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE FIRST PLACE. The Library Bards have become a staple in the new Comic and Pop Culture Convention scene. Traveling the United States, the dynamic performances of Bonnie Gordon (ABC's The Quest; voice of R. Mika in Street Fighter V), and Xander Jeanneret (TBS' King of the Nerds; voice of the Announcer in Divekick) bring life to the main stages of Cosplay Contests, Panels, and Concert performances.
Ticket holders for this show get into Sinferno Cabaret free on the same night.
Oregon Arts Watch recently referred to cellist/multi-instrumentalist Skip vonKuske "one of Oregon's finest and most adventurous musicians." A co-founder of the Portland Cello Project, the genre defying cello ensemble, Skip continues to perform and collaborate with other artists. His solo project is "cellotronik", in which he incorporates a rich array of cello, guitar, mandolin, vocals, software instruments and live looping. The result is a unique blend of classical virtuosity, rocknroll heart, and folksy charm wrapped in a cloak of inspired originals, improvisations, and unexpected cover songs.