Remembering Kipp Crawford
November 3, 2011, 4:40 pm
It's been two years since the Portland music scene lost a valuable member, Kipp Crawford.
REMEMBERING KIPP CRAWFORD
Earlier this year, this appeared in The Portland Mercury:
....A well-known and well-liked local drummer, Crawford was biking home from a gig in North Portland on November 4th, 2009, when police suspect he was assaulted, robbed, and left lying in the middle of N. WIllamette Blvd. As Crawford lay there, two cars following close behind one another ran him over. It's not clear whether Crawford would have died from the injuries of his assault, but he was alive when an ambulance arrived—his bike lights were even still flashing....
Read more at The Merc HERE
Kipp played in several bands, and collaborated with many musicians, including Josh Malm of Redwood Son. Josh stopped by our studios earlier this week to talk about the plans with Kipp that ended up not materializing, and to gives us the lowdown on the show Friday night, 11/4 at St John's Pub. LISTEN TO OUR CONVO, BELOW.
The Friday night show will be a "Dedicated Performance" for Kipp Crawford - Drummer & Friend of many who sadly passed away on 11/4 of 2009 Join us as we honor his Life and Music MANY Special Guests including : Celilo Fractal Thanks Kipp & more... TBA!! Proceeds from this show will go to : Kipp Crawford Memorial Fund Ashland Schools Foundation
More about the gig HERE.