Reviews: Oliver Waterman (pop rock), Weakened Friends (indie rock)

weakened friends

For a four-song EP, Oliver Waterman’s “Lament” is a fairly long-playing affair. The Portland multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter’s first official album feels greater than the sum of its parts, blending acoustic pop with a kind of highly arranged, folk-orchestral sound. Waterman, who played in a number of hyper local indie and punk bands in Portland before […]

Comedian Amy Schumer set for Cross Insurance Arena in Portland Nov. 7

Reuters photo by Mike Blake. Amy Schumer holds her award during the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles

Newly minted Emmy Award winning comedian, actress and writer Amy Schumer, star of this summer’s hit movie “Trainwreck” and creator and star of “Inside Amy Schumer” on Comedy Central, will bring her honest, unapologetic sense of humor to Portland’s Cross Insurance Arena on Saturday, Nov. 7. Tickets for Schumer’s stop in Portland, promoted by Bill Blumenreich […]