Joe Kye to Headline Benefit for ICHRP-US

Here at While Rome Burns we have a knack for bringing you top-notch artists from all points along the musical spectrum. We continue this tradition with another ground-breaking artist at our May benefit for the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP-US). Born in Korea and raised in Seattle, violinist- looper and vocalist…

It is our anniversary! Or was! Or something!

And we’re throwing a party! Hey, you know us – we might be a little behind the curve sometimes, but we mean well. In April While Rome Burns celebrates it’s one-year-and-a-month anniversary, with PDX Latin faves Sabroso and indigenous dance group Huehca Omeyocan. It’s a reprise our our very first benefit from March 2017, supporting our good…

Official Release & Free Download: The World Needs Dreamers by Jaime Leopold

Please freely share this track with anyone who might appreciate it. Words and music by Jaime Leopold Produced, recorded and mixed  by Clark Salisbury Location recording by Branic Howard Recorded at Tiny Love Studio & The Portland Garment Factory (courtesy of Britt Howard)   Jaime Leopold: Vocals, guitars Jennifer Smieja: Vocals Ward Griffiths: Drums, the…

WRB February: The Reverb Brothers, Metropolitan Farms to benefit Rose Haven

While Rome Burns is pleased to announce the next in its ongoing series of benefits, this time in support of Rose Haven. Events are held the fourth Sunday of each month at Mississippi Pizza Pub. This month’s event  will feature the music of The Reverb Brothers and Metropolitan Farms, with master of ceremonies Karissa Lowe. Members…

Carlson, Alany, and a Singer to benefit Don’t Shoot PDX in May 25th Event

Portland-based musician/artist activist group While Rome Burns is honored to announce the next in its ongoing series of benefit concerts: A celebration of Don’t Shoot Portland, May 25th at Mississippi Pizza Pub. While Rome Burns will be working to support Don’t Shoot PDX’s collaboration with New York’s Museum of Impact and the Portland Art Museum…

First While Rome Burns Event A Success

“Latino Network would like to thank the music collective, While Rome Burns, for hosting an excellent fundraising event in March 2017 for our organization. As a partner, WRBs allowed Latino Network to reach a new audience with our mission to positively transforming the lives of Latino youth, families, and communities. Our partnership raised approximIately $600…