1. British Sea Power w/ A Classic Education
-Where: Doug Fir – 830 E. Burnside
-How Much: $12 advance/$14 door (21+)
-When: Sunday, April 3rd – 9pm
-Why: This 6 piece alternative pop band out of (you guessed it) the UK have been releasing chart-topping records and touring the world for the past 10 years and are known for playing live shows in interesting and unexpected locales (The Great Wall of China, for one). Come see them this Sunday in one of Portland’s most interesting venues.
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Aladdin Theater, Bikini Creature Beach Feature, Bossanova Ballroom, British Sea Power, Doug Fir, Live, Zoe Keating. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on March 31, 2011 at 10:29 am, filed under
-Where: Bossanova Ballroom
-How Much: $10 (21+)
-When: Thursday, March 24th @ 9:00pm
-Why: Operating in 22 cities across the U.S., RAW works to expose the creative talents of up and coming independent artists, musicians, photographers, models, fashion designers, performing artists, and hair and makeup artists through unique monthly events held within the community. Part fashion show, part live music/performance, part art gallery – RAW events showcase and celebrate diverse local talent in an entertaining atmosphere.
Dress code is cocktail attire, 21+ with a full bar. Hosted by Jeremiah Stroup. With DJ Drew Groove. More info at www.rawartists.org/portland/artcade
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Backspace, Bossanova Ballroom, Boy Eats Drum Machine, Brush Prairie, D.S.R, Duover, No-Fi Soul Rebellion, Raw Artcade, Ruby Feathers, The Woods. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on March 23, 2011 at 3:12 pm, filed under
1. Super XX Man
-Where: Alberta Street Public House
-When: Thursday, March 17th @ 9:30 PM
-How Much: FREE
-Why: Hometown hero Super XX Man a.k.a. Scott Garred is playing a farewell show after 16 heartfelt, Portland-inspired albums. We would give a standing ovation even if it weren’t already standing room only at the show. In the line. Outside. See you there!
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Alberta St Pub, FXFU, Live, McMenamins, Mike Coykendall, Old Light, Portland, Super XX Man, SXSW. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on March 16, 2011 at 3:01 pm, filed under
Fancy gear, fancy lights, and clothes to match. Yes, they have a shtick, but it’s a pretty damn good one. It’s hard to say anything bad about this quartet. Great talent and great performances do not necessarily go hand-in-hand, but for The Octopus Project it most certainly does.
This entry was written by Live and tagged Crystal Ballroom, Doug Fir, Dustin Mills (photo), Live, Man Or Astro-Man?, The Octopus Project, Wendy Worzalla. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on March 10, 2011 at 5:40 am, filed under
1. Tapes ‘n Tapes w/ Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and Themes
-Where: The Doug Fir Lounge
-When: Wed, March 9th @ 9 PM
-How Much: $15
-Why: DEJRJR has been burning rubber around the states, sharing their dreamy, pop-folktronica melodies. How they do it? “God Only Knows“. Then turn it up a notch with Minneapolis neo-punkers Tapes ‘n Tapes supporting their new album Outside and you’re in for a night of fun. Dancing hi-tops mandatory.
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Artistery, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr, Doug Fir, Holocene, Live, Snack Attack 2011, Tapes 'n Tapes, Wampire, White Fang. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on March 9, 2011 at 8:20 am, filed under