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What’s the big idea?

Folk band trades in the jokes for a quality sound

Portland pop-folk group the Big Ideas began as a running joke about starting a band between old friends Matt Halvorson and Louie Opatz. After taking up the guitar and piano, they accidentally started something great without losing any of the casual, good-…