In a city plagued by scandal, torn from today's headlines - take a break from it all and head over to the Crystal thursday for the Portland Music Awards.
Performances by Portland Cello Project, Idle Poet, Acoustic Minds, Keegan Smith and more surprises.
See the full list and the nominees here from our friends at KINK
And come back Friday for soul R&B sensations Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. Seriously.