Music Industry News Network [06-19-2017]

NW LoopFest Line-up Announced!


The NW LoopFest is back for another showcase! The greatest, most creative musical event you've never heard of happens at Rogues Ales & Spirits located at 748 SW Bay Blvd in Newport, OR on July 22nd. Admission is by donation. Time is 3pm to 10pm.

For those of you wondering what is a “LoopFest?” It is a showcase of music and technology performance artists. These artists use technology to instantly record and play back sound. It is a diverse, creative, innovative, and fascinating display of talent, science, and art. They are creative, interesting, and amazing. We include noise, ambient, avant-garde, and song form artists. Some are powerful, some are subtle, all are serious about their craft.

Complete line-up, set-times, and venue location is online at You can find links to artist websites and video recorded performances from previous festivals. Facebook links are available for those who want to personally interact with the festival and performers. The NW LoopFest is an official satellite of the Y2K International Live Looping Festival and a participant in the One Month Festival based of out Seoul, South Korea.

Current confirmed artists:

Noah Peterson - San Antonio, TX 3pm
Stargasm - Portland, OR 3:30pm
Twenty Three Suns - Portland, OR 4pm
Luthor Maggot - Corvallis, OR 4:30pm
Waffle Taco - Portland, OR 5pm
The Electric Noodle - Portland, OR 5:30pm
Nathan North - Billings, MT 6pm
Amanda Langley - Bend, OR 6:30pm
Saundra's Electric Nightlife - Newport, OR 7pm
Gordo - Phoenix, AZ 7:30pm
John Firshi - Sandpoint, ID 8pm
PhiloPhobia - Corvallis, OR 8:30pm
Brothers - Lewiston, ID 9pm
Playboy Smooth - Corvallis, OR 9:30pm
Jessie Davis - Brooklyn, NY 10pm

The artists include old-school tape loopers and the newest users of the latest technologies. Performers from Texas, New York, Arizona join Northwest talent from Montana, Idaho, and Oregon to showcase music and technology in many vestiges. Come one, come all – come see why live music is still great, still thrilling, still offensive, still an art form. It’s a beautiful experience on the coast with music that will challenge you, move you, and affect you deeply. Don’t miss the NW LoopFest.


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