Posts Tagged ‘portland’

Yuzuru Tanakura is a Hero

Yuzuru Tanakura is a Hometown Hero! We received 3 nominations for Zu. Here are some of the stories shared: Zu or Yuzuru Tanakura is a blessing to my life and has taught me how to be not only a good student but a good person. For 20 years he has taught guitar lessons to kids and played music for church’s worship bands. If it weren’t for him I would be failing in most my classes… … Continue reading

Mike Lord is a Hometown Hero

Mike Lord is a Hometown Hero! Here is the nomination letter we received about Mike: Mike Lord is a teacher at Oregon City High School. Along with being an amazing father of 6 kids in his own blended family, he encourages hundreds of students everyday towards making positive changes within the school that focus on culture, unity, enthusiasm, and involvement. In addition to teaching social studies in the classroom, he’s the student counsel advisor of… … Continue reading

Third Day’s Influence on Matt Maher

Matt Maher has written amazing worship songs like “Your Grace is Enough” and “Your Love Defends Me” so it is a great musical fit for him to be on Third Day’s Farewell Tour (coming to Portland June 1). But for Matt it goes even deeper than that. Third Day was the first Christian concert he ever attended. Check out that story and more. … Continue reading

Last Chance to See Third Day

Mac Powell and Third Day have been making music and touring for decades and now it’s coming to an end. One more farewell tour, coming to Portland with Matt Maher on June 1 at Moda Center Theater of the Clouds. They’ll be playing all the hits and probably your favorites…but not Paul’s favorite. Hear Mac not so gently let him know it’s not going to happen. HURRY AND GET YOUR TICKETS HERE … Continue reading

Ryan Stevenson and Ed Sheeran Half Time Show?

Ryan Stevenson hasn’t really followed the NFL since rooting for the 49ers dynasty of the late 80s, but performing at the Super Bowl would be pretty cool. Ryan gives us the list of people he’d like to perform with. You can probably guess one person he mentioned, but a collaboration with Ed Sheeran? That actually could be awesome. You can catch Ryan on the Hits Deep Tour with TobyMac, Mandisa, Danny Gokey, and Finding Favour in… … Continue reading

Why did Danny Gokey get Booed at a Packers Game?

Danny Gokey loves his Green Bay Packers and singing the Star Spangled Banner before a game was a dream come true. But then Danny did something before participating in another game day tradition that got him booed by 60,000 fans! Danny is coming to Portland with TobyMac, Mandisa, Ryan Stevenson, and Finding Favour on February 17. Get tickets to the Hits Deep Tour now! … Continue reading

Mandisa Coming to Portland

Ahead of the Hits Deep Tour that’s bringing Mandisa to Portland with TobyMac, Danny Gokey, and Finding Favour, she talked with us about her latest album”Out of the Dark.” Mandisa has been very open about her struggle with depression. The first song she wrote for this album was “Prove Me Wrong.” She says. “That is probably the most honest and raw (song). It doesn’t really end happily ever after. It’s kind of me shaking my… … Continue reading

Jordan Smith Loves Christmas

Jordan Smith, season 9 winner of The Voice, is coming back to Portland with Michael W Smith and Amy Grant on November 19. Jordan talks about the living the dream of being on tour with two of his favorite artists, what he loves about Christmas music, and his obsession with ugly Christmas sweaters. GET TICKETS NOW! … Continue reading

Hometown Hero: Alyson Huntting

Our Hero this month is Alyson Huntting. Alyson will be honored at the Gresham Chamber of Commerce gathering on November 3. Here is the nomination we received: It is my pleasure to nominate Alyson Huntting as a true hometown hero. Alyson is passionate about her community and goes above and beyond to support the causes she believes in.  She is committed to inspiring others to join in and help those in need and leads by… … Continue reading