Portland Country Bands
Everclear is an American rock band formed in Portland, Oregon in 1992 best known for their radio hits spanning more than a decade. For most of its existence, Everclear consisted of Art Alexakis, Craig Montoya, and Greg Eklund. Eklund replaced original drummer Scott Cuthbert in 1994. Montoya and Eklu
Richmond Fontaine is a four-piece alternative country band based in Portland, Oregon.
I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch in the House is an American southern rock / punk / country band from Portland, Oregon. The group was formed in 2001 by singer-songwriter and former amateur boxer Michael Dean Damron, and their sound reflects a varied influence of heavy southern style rock, 70's rock, count
Castanets is the musical project of Raymond Raposa, a San Diego native currently residing in Portland, Oregon. While Raposa is the only constant member of the band, his records and live performances often feature an extensive rotating cast of musicians, the line-up often changing from night to night
The Shivers were formed in 1989 in Austin, Texas by founding members Carey Kemper and Kelly Bell, and released two albums internationally on Restless Records and Glitterhouse Records in 1994 and 1996. Though originally from Austin, they were primarily based alternately out of Portland, Oregon and Mi
The Decemberists are an indie folk rock band from Portland, Oregon, United States, fronted by singer/songwriter Colin Meloy. The other members of the band are Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Nate Query, and John Moen. The band's debut EP, 5 Songs, was self-released in 2001. Their sixth full-length album,
Blitzen Trapper is a Portland, Oregon-based experimental country/folk band signed to Sub Pop Records. Formed in 2000, the band currently operates as a quintet, with Eric Earley, Erik Menteer, Brian Adrian Koch, Michael Van Pelt, and Marty Marquis. Blitzen Trapper self-released its first three albums
Bill Chinnock, also referred to as Billy Chinnock, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, he was a prominent member of the Jersey Shore music scene during the late 1960s, leading bands that included future members of the E Street Band. He subsequently
Dead End Armory is an indie rock band based in Portland, Maine.
Don Williams, is an American country singer, songwriter and a 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. He grew up in Portland, Texas, and graduated in 1958 from Gregory-Portland High School. After seven years with the folk-pop group Pozo-Seco Singers, he began his solo career in 1971, singin