Portland-based artist Ilima Considine stirs up erotic obsession with her experimental electronica project, The Sexbots, at Kraftworks Taphouse. Be prepared to cross some boundaries and experience new territory as Ilima guides you through surreal alien landscapes with her high voice and unique delivery. Art pop fans will be enthralled. Lift-off for the free, 21+ performance is 11:00 p.m., Saturday, April 4, 2015.
Seattle pop-punk Quickie blows through Franklin’s Bottle Shop Saturday night for a free high energy performance including their hits “Bikini Barista” and “Phoenix Jones Theme Song”.
They just received word from RecordSetter that Quickie now holds the world record for the most shows performed by a band in a single day: 44! Luckily, There are only 10 venues at this weekend’s festival. They’ll be hanging out at the broadcast studio Saturday trying to stay out of trouble and rest up for the show at 11p. We’ll see how that works.
Quickie’s songs have been featured in the shows “Parenthood” NBC, “Vampire Diaries” CW and in the movies “Our Lips are Sealed” featuring the Olsen Twins , Shafted, and Repli-Kate starring Alli Landry and Eugene Levy. Wayne Kramer’s Beyond Cyberpunk compilation with Dee Dee Ramone,Mudhoney,Richard Hell to name a few and Footlockers Audiomotion compilation (25,000units sold) as the only unsigned band. Our regional hit single and video “Bikini Barista” has 150,000+ views.
Prepare for some culture around town as the 6th Cherry City Music Festival slides into Salem, April 4-6. This labor of love will once again feature dozens of local bands creating community in multiple venues downtown and throughout the city. We’ve added more venues this year outside of downtown to offer more options to bands and patrons
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As always, details develop daily. Meanwhile, check out the The Thermals from the 2009 show.
Father/son duo Axolotl Daydream rocked the bulb-out during the August Doug’s World LIVE. We broadcast them into the welcoming homes of CCTV viewers using an iphone, Facetime, Starbuck’s wifi and the competent crew at CCTV. Infinity and beyond! Catch the live re-broadcast nightly on CCTV at 11:30 p.
Here’s a quick cut of the Great Idea event with Dandy Warhols in Western town, Calvin Johnson and the Hive Dwellers under the roller coaster, Jared Mees and the Grown Children in the belly of the Jolly Roger, Hello Electric and plenty of interviews.
A couple of whippersnappers dropped by Dougs World for the show tonight. They put on some goofy costumes and we all had a blast. Also, an interview with visual artist Adrian Castillo and an awesome Massive Moth video from the Farris Bros.
Show airs tonight at 630, Fri, Mon T 9 and Sat at 1130 on comcast ch 22.
Bear with us, as we are look for a better vid site.
Here are the leftover goodies form the first 16 episodes of Doug’s World. Live performances from Mouth, Tonya Gilmore, Motae, Jamalia and interviews with the illustrious K. Williams Brown and astute David Ballantyne fill out the show. Check out the green screen action!
Salem, here are your sons – rocking it like nobody’s business. Be sure to stick around for the interview after the performance.
Motae have played all over the valley and we’re proud that they call Salem home. Their obvious talent speaks volumes about the depth of the Cherry City music scene. Check them out here on Doug’s World, now in HD.
With all the feedback and traffic we’re receiving on this site and for Doug’s World, we’re coming to realize that musicians in Salem deserve a year-round resource for Cherry City Music info, links and videos. We’ll do our best to make that happen.
Meanwhile, watch part 2 of The Nettles on Doug’s World and see their cd release show tonight at Pete’s Place with opener Monoplane.