The Lower 48 are the second case of a rather disturbing trend of top-notch local talent relocating to Portland, Oregon. First came Haley Bonar's defection in July of last year—thankfully only temporary as she's now returned to town and just played the Taste of Minnesota two weeks ago—then the absconding of this talented quartet last fall. The move hit all the harder as it came just weeks after the band released their... More >>>