Catch Mic Capes this Thursday at The Liquor Store along with Seattle rappers OC Notes and DoNormaal. His 2016 album “Concrete Dreams” is essential listening for any Portland music fan.
Thursday, 2/12 – Alialujah Choir and Wild Ones at Revolution Hall:
Portland’s newest venue opens tonight on the Eastside in the form of Revolution Hall, an 850-seat room in the old Washington High School building at the corner of SE Stark and 14th avenue. Appropriately, two local bands share the first bill with tonight also serving as Alialujah Choir’s record release party for their new album Big Picture Show. The new venue is a very exciting endeavor, and Willamette Weekly has already called it’s rooftop view the best in the city.
Friday, 2/13 – Milo Greene and Zella Day at Doug Fir:
L.A. “cinematic pop” band Milo Greene and upstart singer Zella Day hit the Doug Fir Lounge for what shapes up to be a showcase of up and coming “indie pop” acts that are on the verge of breaking big. I’m intrigued to see both acts live as Milo Greene essentially features four lead vocalists who switch instruments during the live show, and Day has been compared to the likes of Stevie Nicks or a happier Lana Del Ray.
Sunday, 2/15 – Divers at High Water Mark:
Since Portland punks Divers released a very well received 7” in 2012, folks have been eagerly awaiting a full and proper release from the band. In the two year interim the anticipation reached a fever pitch, and with the release of the excellent Hello Hello, the record has proved to be worth the wait. 2015 looks to be a big year for the foursome, so check them out on in the small rooms while you still can.