Don’t get mad. Get pizza.

For Free! Yes, you heard us – FREE PIZZA! If you vote, that is.  AND –  dance ’til your feet decide to take a hike, to the music of The New Iberians and the Reverb Brothers! And help support this month’s fabulous organization, Rahab’s Sisters! How could you go wrong? Here’s the deal: While Rome Burns…

Karen Lovely, Tevis Hodge Jr. to benefit Causa at this month’s WRB

Artist/activist group While Rome Burns is focusing on the issue of immigration at this month’s benefit. With back-to-back performances by two of Portland’s most dynamic blues/jazz/R&B/Americana luminaries, Karen Lovely and Tevis Hodge Jr., While Rome Burns hopes to raise both money and awareness for Causa, one of Oregon’s most committed Latino immigrant support organizations. Please…

Reunite an Immigrant Parent with Their Child

Remember last September when we raised a few dollars for RAICES and their efforts to help immigrants particularly hard hit by the floods? Well, RAICES has their hands full now with this insane family separation policy at our southern border. This time, though, people are coming out in droves to support the work they are…

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…