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The Business
The Business were an English Oi! band formed in 1979 in Lewisham, South London. The band lasted for four decades until their frontman Micky Fitz died from cancer in December 2016. The band was formed in 1979 by school friends Steven ('Steve') Kent (guitar), Michael Fitzsimons ('Micky Fitz') (vocals), Nicholas ('Nick') Cunningham (drums) and Martin Smith (bass). They played their first gig in front of friends in February 1980, and after taking on Lol Pryor as manager, began performing more often. Read more on Last.fm …read full bio
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  • It is with a heavy heart that we announce that this will be…more
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    • the know
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    • 9p | $8:30pm |/6 dos.
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  • A *free* celebration of all things St. Johns, happening on the…more
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  • SERIOUS BUSINESS, Portland's own electro-rap party dudes,…more
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    • Thursday, 12/8/2011 21+
    • 8:30 | $Free!
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  • Music in the Schools (MITS) attempts to give teenagers…more
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    • dante's
    • Saturday, 9/10/2011 21+
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    pc-pdx
    Aug 24 2008 5
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    StumpClub Compilation now In-Stores

    This compilation of 19 incredible Portlands bands is now available in stores around town.. This disk benefit's StumpClub in their quest to open a new All-Ages venue and hangout (think X-ray Cafe/Thee "O" meets 924 Gilman + Vera Project + ABC No Rio) and features All Girl Summer. Fun Band * Hockey * Teeath * Reporter * Exprimenal Dental School * Westfold * Copy * Magic Johnson * 31 Knotts * The Hand That Bleeds * Purple Rhinestone Eagle * Childhood Friends * David Evan * Ghost to Falco * Dirty Mittens * Panther * Golden Bears * Reverse Dotty... All Girl Summer Fun Band "Something New" These individualy numbered, hand screened discs can be found at these great businesses: [DOWNTOWN] Jackpot!. Records Reading Frenzy 2nd Avenue Records [NE] --Mississippi Neighborhood: BlackRose Collective Mississippi Records CD Game Exchange [SE] Green Noise Records (26th + Clinton) Trade-Up Music (Division) Anthem Records (34th + Belmont) Discourage (19th + Morrison) Sonic Records (29th + Belmont) Jackpot!

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    pc-pdx
    May 21 2009 13
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    PDX Pop Now! CD Release Show and Track Listings Announced

    PDX Pop Now! -- Portland's premier DIY music festival, compilation and music advocacy organization - has announced the track listing for this year's compilation and plans for the CD Release Benefit Show.. PDX Pop Now!'s recent sold-out "Make It Pop!" fundraiser saw performances by James Mercer of the Shins, Brandon Summers of the Helio Sequence, Marty Marquis of Blitzen Trapper, Ryan Sollee of The Builders & The Butchers, Loch Lomond and live video DJing by Dantronix and raised $4,000 for PDX Pop Now!. Tyler Kohlhoff has some pictures from the event here and you can download a yousendit file of Jason Quigley shots of the event here.. Feel free to spread around these great pictures from the "Make It Pop!" fundraiser!Portland music fans will be pleased to find out that PDX Pop Now! has announced the track listing for the sixth installment of their much heralded compilation.

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    Notorious Kelly
    Nov 23 2009 25
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    The Ultimate Open Mic List for Oregon and Vancouver

    You've got a song, a poem, a joke, or something - we wanna HEAR it!A skit, an act, part of a movie or play that you like - we wanna SEE it!No matter what you've got, there's a place on this list to PERFORM it!I promise we will applaud no matter what.. May lead to bigger things: paying gigs,collaborations with other artists - who KNOWS?!?Maybe you're not a performer, but just want to witness some of the most creative,intelligent and beautiful people on the planet.Well, without an audience, it's just rehearsal.. It isn't a show without YOU!Come be a part of it!Open mics and jams come and go regularly, so it's a good idea to call and confirmdetails before attending one for the first time.. Please let me know of any additions/deletions/corrections.Now - COME SHOW US YOUR STUFF!(Open Mic tips at the end)ALL AGES Open Mics in Portland 21+ OPEN MICS ARE BELOW THESE as well as OutsidePortland and Non-weekly listingsMONDAYTwin Paradox coffee house 8609 SE 17th Ave Sellwood (503) 232-8202 sign up 6:45pm Show 7 pm Intimate neighborhood gathering.

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    drose
    Dec 31 2011 2
    posted in: info

    TOP-10 SHOWS @ THE KNOW in 2011

    On the eve of a new year, I thought it would be fun to get in on the “year-in-review” things that many people/publications/media-outlets do.. PC-PDX has always been a huge supporter of our endeavors at The Know, and what better forum to share this retrospective look at 2011.In chronological order:04.01 - FROM ASHES RISE / NUX VOMICA / TRAUMAThis line-up was so ridiculous that some people on message boards had concluded that our listing was an “April fools” joke...it wasn’t, and the show went down with hundreds of people cramming into our humble venue-area to catch a glimpse of Portland’s finest d-beat crushers. 06.10 - BASEMENT ANIMAL / VILE GASH (OH) / NUKKEHAMMER (OH) / SOCIETY NURSE (WA)Rarely are we able to accommodate a slew of touring-acts that can hold their own with minimal local-support.. But when you’ve got the nastiest sonic-pummeling from crew of Ohioans, and a venerable/touted neighbor from the north, support becomes less of an issue!. Not to mention what would be the final assault from Portland’s very own grind-punks, Basement Animal.06.18 - SLOWMOTIONS (JP) / CRAZY SPIRIT (NY) / ORIGIN OF M (JP) June was the month of unbelievable touring acts playing our stage.

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    78 ALL AGES shows!

     
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    Curt @waypost, the [Jul 12, 2019] » BULL MARKET ¤ https://bullmarket.bandcamp.com/album/broker ¤ ¤ TOIM ¤ https://toim.bandcamp.com/album/and-into-the-eyes-of-the-jackass ¤ ¤ HEAVY MEDICAL ¤ https://heavymedical.bandcamp.com/album/constant-disappointment-demo
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    NASALROD + DIRTY PRINCESS - FREE at RONTOMS - SUNDAY JULY 7TH! @rontoms [Jul 07, 2019] » Stoked for this & Banana Stand Media will be filming the event!!! FB event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2415613575338915/
    -6/29/2019 5:53:30 PM
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    -6/28/2019 8:57:03 PM
    AKM @tonic lounge [Jun 29, 2019] » Sad to see the Tonic go. Glad to play this stage one more time before it does. Thank you for making Portland one of the best cities for music in the US.
    -6/28/2019 4:10:41 PM
    Electric Ring @tonic lounge [Aug 02, 2019] » Damn that flyer is lit!
    -6/24/2019 12:43:42 PM
    @rontoms [Jun 23, 2019] » Not to be missed! Great lineup and going to be one bitchin' patio show!
    -6/18/2019 3:43:39 PM
    Punx @ask a punk [Jun 01, 2019] » Venue is on the sw side of the ross island bridge , the Secret Palace !
    -5/30/2019 9:38:30 PM
    Ellisa Sun @marino's coffee shop [May 31, 2019] » SO STOKED FOR THIS LAST MINUTE SHOW! HOPE TO SEE YA THERE PORTLAND!
    -5/28/2019 11:53:58 PM
    La Inquisición = fascists La Inquisición = fascists and apolitics
    -5/22/2019 5:05:18 PM
    swank @east side bar and grill [May 31, 2019] » An evening of space prog and singer/songwriter adventcha! Space Rats hit the stage at 830 to soundtrack a projection of the classic Beastmaster. Escape Goats and Ladybug Infestation work their usual magic!
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    Mrk Eyz @adx [May 19, 2019] » New location. All ages!
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    FCUK YEAHH @starday tavern [Jul 19, 2019] » WOO!!!
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    jonathan @high water mark [May 10, 2019] » OK
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    Da Punx I think you should go see Sad Horse. Jenny Don't and the Spurs sucks (rehash tired fucking bullshit/nothingoriginal.) 503 punx reprezent!
    -5/3/2019 3:37:28 AM
    bastardsalt KENTON CLUB - TONIGHT. FREE. NONE ep release show. LOUD, FUN, FUCK YEAH!
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    Jenny @adx [May 19, 2019] » Dayyyyyyyyuuum
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    Mark Saturday, May 11th, at Gil's Speakeasy, black metal show with STAVVES from Corona, CA and PDX locals, Trow & At the Heart of the World!
    -5/1/2019 2:25:16 PM
    nikxt Can you add a good punk show for Fruday (4/26). Hardcore, post-punk or '77. Thanks!!
    -4/24/2019 11:32:08 AM
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    -4/19/2019 2:40:05 AM
    nikxt @ Mike! I don't use Facebook. Not punk. Ain't used social media since Myspace in 2004.
    -4/19/2019 2:34:03 AM
    Mike @house show ~ ask a flower [Apr 19, 2019] » Face book message yhe bands for address.
    -4/16/2019 11:57:18 AM
    Mike @slims [Apr 20, 2019] » Heres the link to the event..... ¤ https://m.facebook.com/events/379407619572720/?acontext=%7B"ref"%3A"2"%2C"ref_dashboard_filter"%3A"calendar"%2C"action_history"%3A"[%7B%5C"surface%5C"%3A%5C"dashboard%5C"%2C%5C"mechanism%5C"%3A%5C"main_list%5C"%2C%5C"extra_data%5C"%3A[]%7D]"%7D&ref=bookmarks
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    nikxt @tanker, the [Apr 12, 2019] » Nice!
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    bastardsalt @tanker, the [Apr 12, 2019] » Unfortunately (and bummed), Trash pulled out of the show at Tanker, but Bad Channels have barreled onto their slot. ¤ ¤ The show must go on!
    -4/11/2019 3:47:12 PM
    Im so dumb The Briefs should come to PDX. They suck now. Still want them to cum tho.
    -4/3/2019 12:46:59 PM
    show-bot! @moda center (rose garden) [Apr 12, 2019] » fuckoff with this nonsense
    -4/3/2019 12:44:01 PM
    Nicholas @fixin' to, the [Mar 23, 2019] » Get tix ahead of time! Link in FB event page link! Will sell out! Don't blow it! This show is going to blow the roof off!
    -3/18/2019 8:23:17 PM
    BIG BUSINESS + GAYTHEIST + NASALROD @mississippi studios [Apr 16, 2019] » Ummmm...this is gonna RULE! Tuesday, April 16th at Mississippi Studios! Don't sleep on tix!!💯💯💯
    -3/9/2019 4:28:36 PM
    tammy @killingsworth dynasty [Feb 28, 2019] » poster says killingsworth dynasty. listed at white owl.
    -2/28/2019 10:49:39 AM
    dougcapello @FAQ/WTF?! : How to Get Your Band Listed and Post a New Bio » Hey, we don't have access to removing a harmful/explicit profile that ended up on this page. Does anyone know how we can do this? Haven't had luck hearing back from webmaster yet.
    -2/25/2019 11:11:41 PM
    pc-pdx this is the new server. ok. cool.
    -2/22/2019 2:12:02 PM
    pc-pdx HEY GUYS> ¤ We're moving servers tonight/tomorrow so heads up that there will be some downtime and weirdness. ¤ ¤ Please feel free to shout at us at ohshit@pc-pdx.com
    -2/21/2019 4:40:39 PM
    karoline west @blackwater [Feb 13, 2019] » musician, artist, filmmaker, french and from patagonia, please say yes
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    Addison @valentines [Feb 21, 2019] » Experience Valentines transformed by immersive art as Gabby Holt and Ivan to the Moon are surrounded by the moving colors of Artshark's live projections. ¤ ¤ This magickal space will titillate all of your senses as you solve original Weird Shortz puzzles, witness live painting, enjoy a complimentary…read the full comment
    -2/9/2019 9:12:28 PM
    Celo @slims [Feb 23, 2019] » Going to be a long and amazing night of live music!!! Ruby Oland is an amazing singer-songwriter with a great sound. ¤ SoL Riddim is a 5 piece band with a huge sound blending many different types of music that always keeps you moving and dancing. ¤ Don't miss this!
    -2/7/2019 12:19:44 AM
    Celo @buffalo gap, the [Feb 15, 2019] » This is going to be a great show filled with lots of exciting new music!!!
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    starkiller @clinton street theater [Feb 01, 2019] » UPDATE: There. Will. Be. Ninjas!
    -1/29/2019 9:38:01 AM
    xfantastic @railside pub [Feb 02, 2019] » This show is gonna be a blast Railside rocks and pours great the bands are all different and awesome Plastic Pets are electro groovy rock School Bully has heavy hitting Portland rock dudes as a duo drum and bass Snakes In The Agave are heavy heavy rock and are gonna melt your face!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    -1/28/2019 8:08:18 AM
    @cider riot [Feb 08, 2019] » THE CHUFFS DEMO RELEASE! All Local Bands. FREE!
    -1/25/2019 7:54:18 PM
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