What’s Going On: 10/2 – 10/09

1. The Babies w/ Alex Bleeker & The Freaks
Where: Bunk Bar
How Much: $10
When: Thursday, October 3rd – 9pm
Why: Brooklyn’s fuzzed-out pop quartet, The Babies (featuring Cassie Ramone of the Vivian Girls alongside Kevin Morby of Woods), roll through town this week on their West Coast tour. Joining them are the wonderful Alex Bleeker & The Freaks.

2. No Joy w/ Heavy Hawaii
Where: Holocene
How Much: $10
When: Saturday, October 5th – 7:30pm
Why: This shoegazy noise-pop band from Montreal are still flourishing their expansive sound and will fill your ears with ethereal vocal harmonies. If you need more convincing, check out “Hare Tarot Lies” from the April 2013 release, Wait To Pleasure.

3. A Happy Death w/ Thomas Mudrick and Boing
Where: Rontoms
How Much: Free
When: Sunday, October 6th – 9pm
Why: What’s sure to be a jammed pack evening of raw energy, catchy hooks, and pulsating drums is not one to be missed. This week’s Sunday Sessions at Rontoms features one of Portland’s hardest working bands, A Happy Death, alongside psychedelic dance awesomeness from Thomas Mudrick and Boing.

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What’s Going On: 8/10 – 8/17


1. Old Wars
Where: The Knife Shop
How Much: $4
When: Thursday, August 11th – 9pm
Why: Current and former members of Jen Moon and The Gossip make up this post-punk power-pop duo. With Moon on bass and Kathy Mendonca on drums, the pair brings their love of the symphony and the riot grrrl scene together in the most delicious way. Look for their debut to be released this fall on Cassingle and Loving It Records.
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