Archive | Y La Bamba


TIG’s Upstream Music Fest 2018 Picks!

Somehow this thing is happening again! Not to say last year’s wasn’t fun, but just a bit… financially floppy? Logistically loopy? Understandable for an ambitious inaugural event with over 200 acts, though. I’m curious to see what does and doesn’t work this time ‘round. But most importantly, the lineup is brimming with some of the […]

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Photoessay: Pickathon 2012, part II

{This is part two of our Pickathon 2012 coverage. Be sure to pop over here to catch the first half, with photos of Thee Oh Sees, Langhorne Slim, The Mynabirds, Bowerbirds, and more!} Our second full day at Pickathon kicked off just right on Sunday, as we strolled onto the grounds around high noon to […]

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Recommended festival: Pickathon 2012 {August 3-5}

We know, we know — Pickathon? you say, with an air of disbelief. Isn't that a bunch of beardy hippies with banjos out on a farm someplace in rural Oregon? Do they even have wi-fi? Fret not, dear imaginary friends: we are here to share the good news, which is the plain and simple fact […]

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There's still time to get to Portland for MusicFest Northwest this weekend!

There's still time-a-plenty to get your Friday donewith and head on down to Portland for this year's installment of what's quickly becoming our favorite regional city-wide music festival, MusicFest Northwest. For four sweet nights (well, five technically, if you count the goings-on around town that started Wednesday) some of the best local and national-worthy acts […]

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Recommended show + free tickets: Neko Case at the Paramount

Whether you’re married to the New Pornographer’s one-of-a-kind sound or you’re head over heels for the solo show: in some capacity, you loves you some Neko Case. We know. Us too. Some days it’s the wandering piano-guitar intro of “These are the Fables” that envelops our hours and some days it’s it’s the trickle-down gorgeousness […]

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Photo of the day: Tragos Amargos at The Crocodile

Tragos Amargos, a side project of Portland’s Y La Bamba, opened last Saturday’s completely sold-out show at The Crocodile.  The amazing folk music lineup also showcased fellow Pacific Northwest favorites Loch Lomond and headliner Hey Marseilles. The rest of the photos from the set can be viewed here and in the TIG Flickr Photo Pool.

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Recommended show: Ramona Falls, BOAT, and Y La Bamba at the Crocodile this Friday

This weekend is bursting with awesomeness big enough to boot camp our butts into high gear for Bumbershoot (is it really less than a couple weeks away?). I’m working on my show recommendations for Saturday and Sunday (coming soon – and they might surprise you), but let’s first make sure you know the dealio for […]

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