1. Bender 2013!
Where: Star Theater
How Much: $12-$30
When: Friday-Sunday, April 12-14th
Why: Bender Bender Bender! Three Days to Live! This year’s bender is at a bigger and badder location to accommodate all the rock and rollers. Get your wristbands for a special VIP wristband only party on Sunday. A little bit of food, a little bit of drink, and a whole lot of surprises.
2. The Shivas w/ Hooded Hags & Mister Tang
Where: Bunk Bar
How Much: $5
When: Saturday, April 13th – 9pm
Why: In between the hustle and bustle of playing shows at SXSW and Austin Psych Fest, The Shivas found some time to squeeze out album release party! With Hooded Hags and Mister Tang warming up your ears, this will be a good night indeed.
3. Savages w/ No Bra
Where: Bunk Bar
How Much: $10/$12
When: Monday, April 15th – 9pm
Why: A primal post-punk act from London, Savages first show was an impromptu performance supporting British Sea Power last year. The quartet evoke a Birthday Party-era Nick Cave and their thrashing live shows are the talk of the town. Dig it.
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1. Sons Of Huns w/ Mongoloid Village & The Ax
Where: Doug Fir
How Much: $6
When: Wednesday, December 21st –9pm
Why: A delicious mid-week treat! Emanating unabashedly raw energy and down right killer tunes is garage-accented rock’n’roll trio, Sons Of Huns. These dudes know how to bring it all the time, every time. For a mere $6, come see what all the ruckus is about!
2. Hawkeye w/ 1776 & The Shivas
How Much: $6
When: Thursday, December 22nd –9pm
Why: It’s time to let yourself fall down the rabbit hole and get lost in the psychedelic haze of not one, not two, but three fantastic bands! Featuring swirling guitars, super-sonic fuzz, and 60s pop-infused riffs—you won’t know what hit you, but you’ll definitely dig it.
3. Best Supporting Actress w/ Hooded Hags & Tiny Knives
Where: Club 21
How Much: Free!
When: Friday, December 23rd –9pm
Why: Starting as a duo in 2008, BSA self-recorded and self-released a few tapes while playing shows around town with the likes of Explode Into Colors and Guidance Counselor. This year they added bass into the mix and laid down some noisy bubblegum rock tracks with Kennel Jitters recordings. Get there and buy it!
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1. Tender Loving Empire Compilation Release Party!
How Much: $8
When: Thursday, November 3 – 8:30pm
Why: Radiation City, Brainstorm, Finn Riggins, E*Rock, Adventures! With Might are the talented musicians featured in the fourth edition of Tender Loving Empire’s annual compilation of local music. Get there early and receive a FREE hand silk-screen copy of the comp!
2. The Reservations w/ Nucular Aminals and Hooded Hags
Where: East End
How Much: $5
When: Friday, November 4 – 9pm
Why: You know him as the dark and crooning baritone frontman of The Reservations and Mattress–Rex Marshall. So why not help this dapper young gentleman age gracefully while rocking out to some of Portland’s finest rock’n’roll? It’s surely to be one heck of an evening.
3. Real Estate w/ Big Troubles
Where: Doug Fir
How Much: $12/$14
When: Sunday, November 6 – 9pm
Why: Psych surf-pop group Real Estate visits the West coast in support of their second full-length, Days. Representing Ridgewood, New Jersey (now based in Brooklyn), they bring friends and neighbors, Big Troubles, a fuzzy pop quartet that also hails from the garden state.
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1. Mean Jeans Mini Tour Kick Off! w/ Terraform & Blood Beach
Where: Tonic Lounge
How Much: $5 (+21)
When: Friday, June 24 – 9:30pm
Why: In the past several months Tonic Lounge has been playing host to countless good shows and this one is going to rock your socks off. It’s always a good time with the too cool for school punks, the Mean Jeans. Come see why they have been called Portland’s best party band, and be sure to bring some extra dollars for some merch!
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Blood Beach, Deelay Ceelay, Doug Fir, Easter Teeth, Ella St Social Club, Guantanamo Baywatch, Hooded Hags, Hunx and His Punx, Iretsu, Live, Nucular Aminals, Portland Music, Risk/Reward Festival, Shannon and The Clams, Terraform, The Know, The Mean Jeans, The Shivas, Tonic Lounge. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on June 22, 2011 at 12:23 pm, filed under