Journey Drummer Arrested on Abuse Charges

Posted by mworkhoven on June 30, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — The drummer for the rock band Journey is facing charges in Marion County for domestic assault and menacing.

Police were called to Deen Castronovo’s home in Salem on a report  of a disturbance and he ended up being arrested on the assault charges. He is scheduled to enter a plea today. He’s currently out on bail.

Castronovo was recently …

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Louie Louie Sing-a-Long

Posted by Mike Turner on June 25, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A few hundred gathered at City Hall on Thursday to celebrate Louie Louie Day by singing along with The Kingsmen, a marching band and group from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls.

Kingsman member Mike Mitchell, KISN Good Guy Roger Hart and Music Millennium owner Terry Currier were there to remember when the Kingsmen and Paul Revere and …

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Nickelback Cancels Northwest Shows

Posted by Anna Erickson on June 20, 2015
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Photo Courtesy of Nickelback.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — Nickelback cancelled the two shows Friday night.

The band announced on Twitter that Friday night’s show at Amphitheater Northwest in Ridgefield and Saturday’s show at the Gorge Amphitheater in Washington was canceled because lead singer Chad Kroeger is sick.

The Northwest shows were the first of Nickelback’s tour across the U.S.

The shows will not be rescheduled …

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Flash Band Appears at Fred Meyer

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on May 21, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Store to Door is celebrating National Older Americans month by having the band “The Beat Goes On” surprise shoppers at the Hollywood Fred Meyer store on Thursday.

With the help of hundreds of volunteers and community partners, Store to Door supports independent living for Portland seniors and people with disabilities.  The volunteers help shop for groceries and medications …

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‘King of Blues’ B.B. King Has Left Us At 89

Posted by Associated Press on May 15, 2015
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LAS VEGAS — B.B. King believed anyone could play the blues, and that “as long as people have problems, the blues can never die.”

But no one could play the blues like B.B. King, who died Thursday night at age 89 in Las Vegas, where he had been in hospice care.

Although he kept performing well into his 80s, the 15-time Grammy …

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