Live Review: EJ's Reunion at Hawthorne Theater, Jan. 9-10

bradley shaver

By almost every accounting, last weekend's 20th anniversary of late and sorely lamented foundational Eastside rock-house EJ's succeeded thrillingly. Reunited bands outshone our brightest memories, persevering veteran acts proved they hadn't lost a step over the decades, and the halls of the Hawthorne Theater filled with such nonstop outpourings of warm remembrance that bouncers worried the group-hugs ...   More
Friday, January 16, 2015 JAY HORTON

My Top Five MFNW Dream Bookings—Alive Or Dead

by Trevor Solomon

Top 5
The ReplacementsIt just didn’t work out this year. But I saw them in ’91. “I Will Dare” was the first song, and they played 2½ hours. I have “Unsatisfied” tattooed on my arm. Hüsk   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 WW MUSIC STAFF

Exit Interview: Trevor Solomon

After nine years, MFNW's Executive Director is stepping down.


If you’ve ever had a blast at MusicfestNW, you have Trevor Solomon to thank. He’s acted as the festival’s executive director since 2006, and his sense for booking strong, diverse lineups has helped grow MFNW into not just Portland’s biggest music festival but one of the great annual events in the entire Pacific Northwest.  This year’s MFNW, happening Aug. 16-17 at Tom McCall Waterfront ...   More
Friday, August 8, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Almost Live: Heat at Blazers (w/ guest blogger Trevor Solomon)

MFNW Executive Director Trevor Solomon Hey folks. Time for MFNW executive director Trevor Solomon's now four-year tradition of public Miami Heat fanaticism, blogged out live at the Rose Garden as the team plays the Portland Trail Blazers at 7:30 pm. This is Matthew Korfhage filling in on the intro, as former music editor (and BlazerBlogger) Casey Jarman last year became the first hot dog to be ...   More
Thursday, January 10, 2013 Trevor Solomon


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