Coolest musician cameo on Portlandia?by yrnej | created - 30 Mar 2014 | updated - 31 Dec 2014 | Public
Fred and Carrie's excellently quirky show has attracted more than its share of musician cameos. Which is the coolest, IYO?
Discuss the list here
2. Jello Biafra
Soundtrack | Planet Terror
Jello Biafra is a compelling, enigmatic public speaker and musician. He has sung for many bands: his first band, Dead Kennedys, was a seminal early punk band and continues to define and influence American punk rock and its beneficiaries. A leader and follower of the "Do It Yourself" punk ethic of ...
Actress | Crimson and Clover
Angel Bouchet was born in a small town in Southern Oregon. Her life began in tragedy. Her mother was diagnosed with cancer at the same time as she became aware of her pregnancy. Bouchet's mother chose to bring the pregnancy to term and as a result died of cancer when Bouchet was 4 years old. This ...
8. Aimee Mann
Soundtrack | Magnolia
Aimee Mann is a Grammy- and Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter. She has released 9 albums including Bachelor No. 2, @#%&*! Smilers, Lost in Space, and Mental Illness in January 2017. Her work includes the soundtrack from the critically acclaimed film Magnolia. "Save Me" was later nominated for an ...
9. Johnny Marr
Music_department | Inception
Johnny Marr made his name as lead guitarist with the cult British rock band, The Smiths, regarded by some as one of the most influential bands of the 1980s. Along with Morrissey, Marr created some of the most memorable and acclaimed songs of that decade, with Morrissey's witty, satirical lyrics and ...
13. Duff McKagan
Soundtrack | Terminator Salvation
Duff McKagan was born on February 5, 1964 in Seattle, Washington, USA as Michael Andrew McKagan. He has been married to Susan Holmes-McKagan since August 28, 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Linda Johnson and Amanda (Mandy) Brixx.
14. Michael Nesmith
Soundtrack | The Monkees
Singer, composer, heartthrob, pioneer - all are accurate descriptions of Robert Michael Nesmith. Most easily identified by his trademark bluish wool hat with pompom, Nesmith fashioned a diversified career within music and also in film. Born in Saint Joseph's Hospital in downtown Houston, Nesmith ...
18. Tuck Andress
Actor | Portlandia
and Patti Cathchcart, aka Tuck & Patti
20. Jeff Tweedy
Soundtrack | Boyhood
Jeff Tweedy began his musical career in the late 80s with the band 'Uncle Tupelo.' The band had two frontmen: Jeff on bass and vocals and his long time friend Jay Farrar on guitar and vocals. The band was based out of St. Louis, MO and lasted until the early 90s when the members decided to go their...
21. Eddie Vedder
Soundtrack | Into the Wild
Eddie Vedder was known in San Diego for being a surfer and a singer in the progressive rock band Bad Radio, where he sang in the 80's until he departed to join Pearl Jam in 1990. Right before Eddie left Bad Radio, they opened for Andy Summers at the Bucchanal in San Diego. After the show, Eddie ...
22. Jack White
Soundtrack | Quantum of Solace
Jack played guitar and sang in the band The White Stripes. They released six albums: their self-titled debut -- "The White Stripes", "De Stijl", "White Blood Cells", "Elephant", "Get Behind Me Satan", and "Icky Thump", before breaking up in 2011.
White also sings and plays guitar in the band The ...