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Zola Jesus’ Operatic Voice Wows at Tour Kickoff

How does a 5'2", 22-year-old girl from rural Wisconsin become the enigmatic and bewitching Zola Jesus? Well, it has to be that mile-long voice of…
Mark Lore / October 7, 2011

A Perfect Circle Kick Off Six-Week Tour

Dropping "An Evening With" in front of a band's name is usually a good indicator that there will be no opening acts. There's a slight…
Mark Lore / June 30, 2011

Cold War Kids Kick Off Tour in Portland

It feels like Cold War Kids have lived several lives in their relatively short career -- from overnight blog sensations, a national tour with Death…
Mark Lore / March 4, 2011

Ke$ha Kicks Off Her ‘Get $leazy’ Tour

"I'm going to bring the planet an epic dance party," Ke$ha promised SPIN last week, and Tuesday night's kickoff of her Get $leazy tour at…
Mark Lore / February 16, 2011

The Corin Tucker Band Debuts in Hometown Portland

It's only appropriate that Corin Tucker and her band kicked off their West Coast tour Thursday night on her home turf surrounded by fans, family…
Mark Lore / October 8, 2010

Mark Lanegan’s Soulsavers Open U.S. Tour

"Thanks very much for coming. We appreciate it."
Mark Lore / September 7, 2009

The Thermals Debut New Songs

"I was here all year... you never called," joked Thermals guitarist/vocalist Hutch Harris to the sold-out crowd at Portland OR's Doug Fir Lounge Friday night.
Mark Lore / December 8, 2008

Wu-Tang Clan Kick Off U.S. Tour

It was anybody's guess who would appear onstage at Portland, OR's Roseland Theatre last night at the opening show of the Wu-Tang Clan's U.S. tour.
Mark Lore / December 1, 2008

Talib Kweli and Mos Def Reign Extreme at ICER AIR

The steady flow of eight-dollar beers and florescent-coloredenergy drinks would have made a seniors golf championship seem like agood time. OK, that's probably a stretch,…
Mark Lore / November 5, 2007