This past Thursday I ventured to Mississippi Studios, a cozy venue located in a small Northeast Portland neighborhood. A neighborhood that just so happens to be not too far away from where I catch my Z’s. The Red Bull Sound Select crew, in conjunction with Portland Indie Label Eyrst, put on a night of R&B. Red Bull has an awesome deal with the shows they put on. For admittance to a Sound Select show, all potential show goers must do is RSVP for a $3 ticket. Worse case scenario, tickets cost $10.
With such a great promotion to see an artist like three time Grammy nominated singer BJ the Chicago Kid, fans stood in lines stretching as far back as four blocks. Another cool thing Sound Select does when they bring their shows to town, is that they make sure there is an artist from the city they’re in; Therefore that artist can put their music out on a larger platform for new listeners. READ MORE