Mayo Street Arts has been one of our favorite unique venues in Portland since it opened, and there was something very charming about the sort of intimate performances that the limitations of the room demanded. However, we’ve been curious about just what a full on rock band would sound like in there, and now we . . . → Read More: Mayo Street Renovations, Amplifiers Welcome.
Two things I love are music and food, so this event was a chance to pair the two. Despite some threatening clouds and occasional drizzle (oh, and that sold out Beirut show across town), the pre-show backyard BBQ we set up at Mayo Street Arts on Friday went off without a hitch, and music . . . → Read More: HillyTown Presented: Mayo Street (+ BBQ) [7.29.11]
Back in December, we hosted a criminally under-attended show of excellent acoustic music at Mayo Street Arts. The final performance of the night was from Jacob Augustine, whose band – The House Of Fire – had just fallen apart. This was about as intimate as a public concert could get, and those in the room . . . → Read More: HillyTown Video: Jacob Augustine
Last night, five songwriters participated in HillyTown Presents: An Evening Of Acoustic Music at Mayo Street Arts in Portland. Thank you so much to Blainor at Mayo Street and of course Marie Moreshead, D. Gross, Denise Dill, Nate Martinez, and Jacob Augustine for the excellent performances in what felt like the perfect setting for . . . → Read More: HillyTown Presented: Acoustic at Mayo Street [12.9.10]