Whiteboard Wednesday Sessions: Trevor Hall performs “You Can’t Rush Your Healing”

Trevor Hall wrote his most recent album in Hawaii taking in musical influences from acoustic rock, reggae and Sanskrit chanting. His playing features acoustic strumming coupled with intimate and inspirational lyrics. Other artists that can be heard on his station include The Dirty Heads, Slightly Stoopid and Citizen Cope. Trevor came by and played “You Can’t Rush Your Healing” off his latest album Kala.

Whiteboard Wednesday Sessions: Third Eye Blind performs “All These Things”

San Francisco pop/rock darlings Third Eye Blind are indicative of the ’90s, thanks to their household chart-topper, “Semi-Charmed Life.” Their vocal centric sound blends acoustic and electric rock instrumentation and melodies loaded with narrative lyrics and catchy hooks. Other artists that can be heard on their station include Matchbox Twenty, The Goo Goo Dolls and Blink-182. Lead singer Stephan Jenkins came by for a solo set and played “All These Things” off the band’s latest album Dopamine.

The Big Sound of Australia

Pandora love music discovery and supporting emerging artists. With a legacy of showcasing new acts through our annual SXSW program, and more recently through our Artist Marketing Platform, we are extending that locally, by sponsoring the official party at BIGSOUND this year.


BIGSOUND is where the world discovers Australian music. For 3 days every September, a musicians, buyers and experts from across the globe assemble in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley to learn, network, experience new music and expand careers and the future of the music industry in Australia.

Pandora are bringing together amazing new acts, Major Leagues, Totally Mild, Pearls and Olympia to perform live as a part of the industry conference and artist showcase in Brisbane. That’s not all, we have 20 tickets if you are in Brisbane on September 9 and want to join us at the party. Just email PromotionsANZ@pandora.com and tell us your fave Pandora station and we will contact you if you’re in and double pass will at the door waiting for them.


Whiteboard Wednesday Sessions: Jo Dee Messina performs “Heads Carolina, Tails California”

Jo Dee Messina is a country singer, originally from Massachusetts. The Grammy-nominated artist paints her music with dynamic vocals and slide guitars. Other artists that can be heard on her station include Faith Hill, Shania Twain and Dixie Chicks. She came by and played “Heads Carolina, Tails California” off her self-titled album.

Whiteboard Wednesday Sessions: Scars on 45 performs “Golden”

Scars on 45 is an alt-rock band from the UK. Their style features rock song structures, with pop qualities and country/folk influences. Other artists that can be heard on their station include Snow Patrol, Matt Nathanson and Ed Sheeran. They came by and played “Golden” off their album Safety in Numbers.

Whiteboard Wednesday Sessions: Wild Child performs “Fools”

Wild Child is an indie folk-pop band from Austin, TX. Their rootsy style features melodic songwriting and paired vocal harmonies backed by a range of traditional instruments including banjo, mandolin, piano and percussion. Other artists that can be heard on their station include The Head & the Heart, The Avett Brothers and Bon Iver. They came by the office and played the title track off their upcoming album Fools.

Pandora Whiteboard Sessions: Nneka performs “Shining Star”

Nneka is a hip hop/soul singer from Nigeria. Her unique sound features modern r&b stylings, a reggae feel, powered by extensive vamping, prominent percussion and emotional vocals. Other artists that can be heard on her station include Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, and Sade. She came by and played “Shining Star” off her album Soul Is Heavy.

Pandora Whiteboard Sessions: Ivan & Alyosha performs “Bury Me Deep”

Ivan & Alyosha is an indie pop-rock band from Seattle.Their folk influenced sound has a vocal-centric aesthetic, with mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation. Other artists that can be heard on their station include Lord Huron, The Lumineers and Gregory Alan Isakov. They came by and played “Bury Me Deep” off their recent album It’s All Just Pretend.

Pandora Whiteboard Sessions: AURORA performs “Running With The Wolves”

AURORA is a singer/songwriter from Norway. Her style features elements of electronica and folk, with melodic songwriting and smooth vocals. Other artists that can be heard on her station include Ellie Goulding, Angus And Julia Stone, and Lorde. She came by with musician Odd Martin Skålnes and played “Running With The Wolves” off her debut EP.

ODESZA Announces “In Return World Tour” On Pandora

_DSC5586Odesza has partnered with Pandora to officially announce new tour dates for their upcoming world tour called the “In Return World Tour.” Pandora listeners have the opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets starting this Wednesday, August 19th, 10am local time using the code: PANDORA.

Along with the announcement, Odesza has put together a mixtape of all of the tracks that they will be listening to while out on the road this Fall. Launch the mixtape, and get pumped for the Odesza “In Return World Tour” now: http://pdora.co/odeszatour. Read More →