Eclectic Acoustic Pop
Americana artist Kelly Brightwell and folk-rocker Woody Moran have fused their talents, writing and performing together as Radio Stranger. This Portland-based act serves up catchy melodies and heartfelt messages with their collection of Eclectic Acoustic Pop tunes. Their sound is reminiscent of Birds of Chicago, The Swell Season, and the UK band The Shires. Their 2nd EP, entitled CROSSTALK, was reviewed with high marks from Music Connection Magazine (Nov 2017) and they are included in Dec 2017 Music Connection's Best Unsigned Bands of 2017. They recently were awarded an Official Showcase at the Far-West Conference, also appearing as songwriter panelists alongside Beth Wood and Jim Bruno (Shawn Colvin) at the conference. Radio Stranger opened for David Wilcox's only Portland appearance in 2017.Joining Radio Stranger is Portland guitarist Jeffrey Koch. Jeff is well known as a member of The Noted and The Brian Copeland Band.
"Really good songs. You two have such great harmonies, and you have the ability to really lock in rhythmically with each other. You got pocket."
--David Wilcox, Singer-Songwriter
"These songs are timeless."
--Music Supervisor, Durango Songwriters Expo 2018
"Radio Stranger creates amazingly good music...Kelly's crystalline, yet earthy voice, Woody's strong sense of groove, both of their amazing word craft produce an exciting sound that is sure to please anyone who appreciates great lyrics, great grooves, and dynamic performances. At Doverlaff House Concerts, we love Radio Stranger. You will, too."
--Cheryl Mitzlaf and Dan Dover, Doverlaff House Concerts
The opening act, Halelupe, is a native Oregonian singer-songwriter. She grew up in a big Portland family with music all around her. Halelupe sings about the heart of things those things which fly under the radar, yet yearn for expression. Her songs reflect the rewards and challenges of choosing the path with a heart and provide succor and inspiration along the way.
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2007 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|