Ossie Bladine

Ossie Bladine

Ossie Bladine, the News-Register's news editor, writes his Sound Check music column in his spare time. You can contact Ossie at 503-687-1269 or obladine@newsregister.com. Read all Sound Check columns

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Paul Basile remains the frontman of Brooklyn-based folk rock band Great Elk despite his recent relocation to Oregon. He’s been busy playing solo gigs around the Northwest since the move.

Making a new start

After moving west, Paul Basile focuses on solo act

Frank Fairfield

Blast from music's past

Frank Fairfield: Old-fashioned in a good way

Dan Turner and friends will give a concert Saturday at the Dayton Christian Church to celebrate the singer-songwriter’s new album, “For God & Country.”

A sound to remember

Dan Turner releases new country-gospel album

‘There’s going to be a lot of notes,” says Beau “Beauthoven” Bryan of the show at Cornerstone.

Beauthoven’s jazz: ‘flashy, aggressive’

Beau Bryan brings unique sound to Cornerstone

Courtesy King GhidoraSonic surf rock band King Ghidora performs at The Deluxe, where it has played about 20 times since forming in 2010. The band will headline a Halloween party there Saturday night.

Alien concept

Take a ride along with the sonic surf rock of outer space transplants

Michael Winter photoCountryside Ride’s original members Jessica Marugg, Josh Todd and Bret Ervin Lien play at the monthly get-together known as the Hootenanny at a semi-secret location in S.E. Portland known as “The Barn.” The band also includes a drummer and pedal steel guitarist.

Ridin' back into town

Honkytonk band Countryside Ride returns to Yamhill County on Saturday

Reverend Deadeye at his goat farm in rural Colorado, where he settled after touring out of a van for four years.

Not your average revivalist

From gospel beginnings, a darker and heavier sound

Ashcan Orchid

The many faces of Shawn Hawkins

Mac native will perform Sept. 6 at Brews & BBQs

Black & Blue  — Mike Fite and Garrett Ewing — will play Friday night at the Horse Radish in Carlton. Their self-titled debut album is due out in the fall.

Future’s bright for Black & Blue

Local duo has first album in the works

This water-color by Hannah Patty has been the Beatles Night poster art for several years. Patty has a show of Beatles-themed artwork on exhibit this month at Cornerstone Coffee.

Musicians come together for fab night of music

Cornerstone hosts sixth annual Beatles tribute

Sky Bound Blue: Jenny and Matt Behnke.

Ready for what's to come

Resilient Behnkes on track again after setbacks

Great White, from left to right: Michael Lardie, Audie Desbrow, Mark Kendall, Terry Ilous, Scott Snyder. Lardie, Desbrow and Kendall have been playing together on and off since 1985. The band will perform Saturday at the Yamhill County fair.

Fans remain faithful to '80s rockers Great White

Band takes stage Saturday night at county fair

Submitted photoKurt Marschke and his band, the Deadstring Brothers, are earning a growing fanbase with their album, “Cannery Row,” and 250-gig tour.

Band hits its stride

The Deadstring Brothers to headline this weekend's Wildwood MusicFest

Submitted photoBusking on Third Street was a regular routine for Winn Shultz and his friends. Shultz now lives in Pendleton. He returns for a show at Cornerstone tonight at 7.

Inspired by folk, musician creates an original sound

Winn Shultz plays tonight at Cornerstone

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