A two-hour program hosted by Robert Parish, focusing mostly on live performances from mostly Portland-based musicians. Recorded in 2017-2019, these performances reflect the
time and tension inflicted on America by “The Former Guy,” who departed the White House on January 20, 2021.
Among the local musicians featured: Stephanie Strange, Norman Sylvester, Lisa Mann and her Band, Acoustic Minds, Aaron Nigel Smith, Rich Layton and the Troublemakers,
Carley Baer, Haley Johnsen, Bill Valenti, Elke Robitaille, Camp Crush, Ara Lee, Rob Rainwater, Elke Robitaille, Haley Lynn, When We Met, Ron Rogers and Shelly Rudolph.
Also featured in the two-hour block is a dressing room performance and conversation with legendary singer/songwriter Eric Andersen, which was recorded at The Old Church
in downtown Portland.
To see many of these performances, please visit The Musicians Rising Up page on facebook.com (search “Musicians Rising Up”).