A little bit funky, a little bit groovy, and all-around just firme, it’s hard not to dance when you’ve got all this sunshine coming through your speakers. Chicano Batman comes to Portland’s Star Theater on Feb. 24.
After appearing out of nowhere, Indiana-based quartet Hoops delivers with its self-titled EP. It’s a rich collection of haunting and sensual songs perfect for those summer days. The band opens for Tennis on Feb. 27 at Wonder Ballroom.
Once a punk prodigy, Jason Narducy’s latest musical evolution is as the frontman of Split Single. See them live on Feb. 21 at Doug Fir.
Touring a new album that’s draped in longing and his distinct, daring vocals, Hamilton Leithauser comes to Portland’s Star Theater on Jan. 20.
Lizzo has blended the beauty and grace of self-love and gospel with an otherworldly flow and masterful lyricism throughout her career, and it’s hard to say which direction she’ll take next.
American Wrestlers frontman Gary McClure continues his journey of self-discovery and lo-fi power with sophomore album “Goodbye Terrible Youth.” The band plays Jan. 25 at Bunk Bar.
Marching Church plays on Jan. 14 at Mississippi Studios. In this month’s Aural Fix section, we praise their genuine attempt at countercultural writing.
Touring his new solo album, Jim James, the memorable face and voice at the front of My Morning Jacket, comes to Portland on Dec. 7.
Acapulco Lips opens for The Cave Singers on Dec. 11 at Mississippi Studios.
Oxfordshire quartet deliver party music for introverts on sophomore album “How To Be A Human Being.” The band plays Crystal Ballroom on Dec. 14.