Kickstart My Heart: Help Pete Krebs Fund His First EP of Original Music in 13 Years


Two years ago last week, Pete Krebs went into the hospital for exploratory surgery to see whether “an extremely dangerous, very virulent, hyper-agressive form of cancer” had spread throughout his lymphatic system. If the cancer had metastasized, the doctors gave the local songwriting legend just 30 percent chances of lasting even six months. “Talk about a bombshell,” he recalls. “I ...   More
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 JAY HORTON

The Legend of Hazel

A story of bearded Cupids, Christmas lights and Portland’s favorite songwriter.

Music Stories
Hazel didn’t care about being famous. It only wanted to be legendary. Which helps explain the Christmas lights. The power-pop foursome, led by singer-songwriter Pete Krebs, played its first s   More
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Scoop: Benefits for Krebs and Full Sail Bails on Pale

Hot gossip from the Papal Conclave.

CURTAIN CALL MAY NOT COME: Last week, Portland’s theater community reeled from news that Southeast Belmont Street’s venerable Theater! Theatre! would be shutting its doors this summer. But now t   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Legendary Portland Songwriter Pete Krebs Has Cancer


Guitarist, singer and songwriter Pete Krebs, one of Portland music's longtime leading lights, has been diagnosed with stage two dismoplastic melanoma, a rare form of cancer which is unresponsive to such treatments as radiation and chemotherapy, according to an online request for financial assistance by his wife, Rebecca. Surgery to evaluate the extent of the cancer's spread and ...   More
Monday, February 4, 2013 JEFF ROSENBERG


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