Oregon Backstage; an evening of mingling and music benefiting the Oregon Music Hall of Fame Saturday, May 6 at 6pm at The Secret Society in Portland, OR.
The Oregon Music Hall of Fame presents its new fundraising concert and auction event – Oregon Backstage - an evening of mingling and music benefiting the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, on Saturday, May 6, 6pm at The Secret Society in NE Portland. The event features intimate performances by beloved musicians together in this one night event. Musical performances by Portugal. The Man, Ural Thomas and Pete Krebs highlight the
evening. Between performances, attendees can bid on
music experience packages during a silent auction and live
guitar auction, all while guests mingle among Oregon
musicians and industry legends. The evening ends with a
musician jam session lead by Ural Thomas.
Funds raised during the event support the Oregon Music
Hall of Fame (OMHOF) and its scholarship and music
education programs. The first-annual event will be held at
the exclusive The Secret Society, setting the tone for an
evening of intimate music and surprise performances . This
event is open to all ages, and tickets are limited. Tickets are
$85 in advance and $100 at the door.
Portugal. The Man, 2014 Oregon Music Hall of Fame Artist of the Year, will perform a not-to-miss, exclusive acoustic set at this first-time event. The band’s new ablum Woodstock comes out soon and includes their new single “Feel It Still”. Portugal. The Man’s last album came out over three years ago. This is an anticipated, rare live performance.
Oregon Backstage welcomes Ural Thomas who will perform their infamous rhythm and blues set and lead a closing jam session with invited musicians. Thomas is a Portland-based R&B singer, songwriter and musician known as "Portland's Pillar of Soul". Thomas was a singer on the rise in the 1960s, releasing singles and playing shows with Otis Redding and the Rolling Stones. He walked away from the music busine