It may be hard to imagine the WOW Hall being transformed into an adult pajama party, where story topics range from burying infants in the backyard or dropping acid at a taping of “The Price Is Right.” But that’s exactly what Chuck Palahniuk, Chelsea Cain, and Lidia Yuknavitch did this …
Portland-based STRFKR and Onuinu performed at the WOW Hall Friday night. STRFKR is on a 2012 U.S. tour and will be performing next at The Wild Buffalo in Bellingham, Wash. on October 20.
Native Eugene band Bad Mitten Orchestre will debut their third album, “Baby Gone Broke on Through” at their CD release party at the WOW Hall on Saturday, July 21. The band, which has been playing together since 2006, spent the last year recording their new album. Bad Mitten Orchestre will …
On Friday, local avant-garde band The Blimp will play their own brand of crazed guitar rock.
Curren$y and the Jets put on a chillingly good show Tuesday night as they played their 13th stop of the 2012 Jet Life Tour at the WOW Hall.
Occasionally groups will latch onto an acronym or initialism for reasons beyond its representation of the group. When the acronym brings to mind messages other than that of the group it supposedly represents, it can be easy to take that group less seriously.
It’s dark. The crowd begins shouting, as one would expect before the opening act begins its set at a concert — and, not in the business of disappointing the crowd, the two band members walk quickly onto the WOW Hall stage and take up their positions without a word to anyone.
Portland-based band Typhoon kicked off their spring tour with a dynamic show at WOW Hall this past Friday. The Emerald sat down with lead vocalist and founding member Kyle Morton to discuss the band’s fame, evolution and how Kyle’s devastating experience with Lyme disease played a role in the songwriting …
Remember that other people are there to see their favorite band and experience the music, too.
“How do we make people feel engaged?”
This is the question that musician and activist Raymond “Boots” Riley asked repeatedly Wednesday night, offering a smattering of answers that come down to one basic idea: Involve yourself in the moment to change the world.
As the Hieroglyphics walk onto the stage, the crowd throws their hands in the air, waving them back and forth, entranced by the showmanship of the veteran MCs who stand on the stage before them. The WOW Hall gives a warm welcome to the seasoned, six-member hip-hop collective, who are no strangers to Eugene.
Ever hear a Kanye West or Britney Spears song performed on the cello? Chances are you wouldn’t think pop music and classical instruments can go together. But that’s the magic of the Portland Cello Project, a musical group that plays music on the cello you wouldn’t normally hear. And it works beautifully.
Hip hop social worker, doctor, father, confidant and self-proclaimed protector, Immortal Technique is a fighter for peace in the most literal sense. On Tuesday night, he captured the hearts and minds of a packed WOW Hall during his nearly two-hour-long set.
This was Halloween night at WOW Hall, nicknamed “WOW Halloween” by Webley; a little random, a little quirky and very focused on crowd participation.
Review of the sold-out performance Tuesday night by Seattle-based indie band The Head and the Heart.
After a show Sept. 20 at the WOW Hall, the Emerald sat down with DJ/producer Sabzi (Saba Mohajerjasbi) and MC Geologic (George Quibuyen) for an interview about the music creation process and their recent release, “Cinemetropolis.”
The queer women’s music festival is celebrating its 10th year this weekend. Its organizers believe it is an important LGBTQQI event to show acceptance and support within the University community.