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Shock, Marlon McClain & Andy Stokes added to Ohio Players

Feb 09 2017 Uncategorized Nicholas No comments

Local legends Shock, along with maestro guitarist / producer Marlon McClain (Pleasure, Nu Shoes, Charlie Murphy) & longtime vocalist Andy…

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Dam-Funk added to Giorgio Moroder

Feb 04 2017 Uncategorized Nicholas No comments

The incredible pairings on this year's fest keep coming. In the world of dance music, there isnt a name much…

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Bilal + Shy Girls

Feb 01 2017 Uncategorized Nicholas No comments

Bilal is one of the most iconic voices of the Neo-Soul era and a repeat performer on our festival. So…

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Artists

Solange — Queen of Next Wave R&B

Solange Queen of Next Wave R&B

The Ohio Players — Legendary Soul / Funk Rollercoaster

The Ohio Players Legendary Soul / Funk Rollercoaster

Toots and the Maytals — Roots Reggae’s Living Legend

Toots and the Maytals Roots Reggae’s Living Legend

Giorgio Moroder — Godfather of Euro-Disco

Giorgio Moroder Godfather of Euro-Disco

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra — America’s Afro-beat Pioneers

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra America’s Afro-beat Pioneers

Alex & Allyson Grey — Psychedelic Art Superstar

Alex & Allyson Grey Psychedelic Art Superstar

RJD2 — Tastemaking Hip Hop Producer

RJD2 Tastemaking Hip Hop Producer

Tortoise — Indie Rock’s Instrumental Voyagers

Tortoise Indie Rock’s Instrumental Voyagers

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles — Genius of Gospel-jazz Organ

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles Genius of Gospel-jazz Organ

Lee Fields & the Expressions — 70s Soul Firebird

Lee Fields & the Expressions 70s Soul Firebird

DakhaBrakha — Ukrainian Sui Generis Soundwave

DakhaBrakha Ukrainian Sui Generis Soundwave

Big Freedia — Queen of Big Easy Bounce

Big Freedia Queen of Big Easy Bounce

Dead Prez — Right On Time Rap Revolutionaries

Dead Prez Right On Time Rap Revolutionaries

Bilal — Neo-Soul Superstar

Bilal Neo-Soul Superstar

DaM-FunK — Stones Throw Records Powerhouse

DaM-FunK Stones Throw Records Powerhouse

Shy Girls — Sinuous – Ethereal – Beguiling

Shy Girls Sinuous – Ethereal – Beguiling

Shura — Soulful Sounds of Manchester

Shura Soulful Sounds of Manchester

Ghost Note — Drum + Percussion Virtuosos

Ghost Note Drum + Percussion Virtuosos

MonoNeon — Irreverent Bass Virtuoso

MonoNeon Irreverent Bass Virtuoso

The Human Experience — Transcendental Bass

The Human Experience Transcendental Bass

Las Cafeteras — Una Tempestad Musical de East LA

Las Cafeteras Una Tempestad Musical de East LA

Spawnbreezie — Polynesian Reggae / Hip Hop Impresario

Spawnbreezie Polynesian Reggae / Hip Hop Impresario

Denitia & Sene — Seductive Electro-Soul

Denitia & Sene Seductive Electro-Soul

Marlon McClain — Portland R&B Royalty

Marlon McClain Portland R&B Royalty

Andy Stokes — PDX Soul Superstar

Andy Stokes PDX Soul Superstar

Coco Columbia — Art-Pop Wunderkind

Coco Columbia Art-Pop Wunderkind

Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection — The Rip City Funksters Tribute to Prince

Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection The Rip City Funksters Tribute to Prince

Blossom — Rose City Soul Flower

Blossom Rose City Soul Flower

Moorea Masa & the Mood — Portland’s Irrepressible Songbird

Moorea Masa & the Mood Portland’s Irrepressible Songbird

Eldridge Gravy & the Court Supreme — Northwest Funk Juggernaut

Eldridge Gravy & the Court Supreme Northwest Funk Juggernaut

Edna Vazquez — Rosa Entre Rosas

Edna Vazquez Rosa Entre Rosas

1939 Ensemble — Brave New Jazz

1939 Ensemble Brave New Jazz

Risky Star — Rip City Raconteur

Risky Star Rip City Raconteur

GLASYS — Rocket-fueled Indie Artist

GLASYS Rocket-fueled Indie Artist

Cherimoya — Afro-Portland Dance Squad

Cherimoya Afro-Portland Dance Squad

Mat Randol — Freestyle State of NoPo

Mat Randol Freestyle State of NoPo

Schedule

  • Wednesday, April 19
  • Thursday, April 20
  • Friday, April 21
  • Saturday, April 22
  • Sunday, April 23

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