Our pals at Marmoset are hosting an all-day, all-night romp at Rontomsin Portland on Sunday, September 9th – the final day of MusicFest NW, 2pm until midnight. 14 bands, 4 DJs and beer that flows like a river.
Marmoset’s party is 100% free and no festival wristband is required. They’ll be serving up cold, refreshing beer all day for a buck, plus cheap food and other specials throughout the day. Sizzle Pie will also be on site, offering specials on slices.
There’s two outdoor stages featuring a different band or artist every 30 minutes:
Pure Bathing Culture // 10:00pm
Kelli Schaefer // 9:00pm
Pearly Gate Music // 8:00pm
Purse Candy // 7:00pm
Sean Flinn & The Royal We // 6:30pm
1939 Ensemble // 6:00pm
1776 // 5:30pm
Kris Orlowski // 5:00pm
Lost Lander // 4:30pm
Wesley Jensen & The Penny Arcade // 4:00pm
Houndstooth // 3:30pm
Pegasus Dream // 3:00pm
The Dimes // 2:30pm
Great Wilderness // 2:00pm
Friends, family, and sponsors for the party include Portland’s Eleven Magazine, Stumptown Coffee, Beacon Sound, Upright Brewing (beer for artists), Burnside Brewing (beer for guests) and Ninkasi Brewing (beer for guests), and Tyler and Nicole at Factory North for making a killer poster. Boom!
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1. Into The Woods Quarterly
How Much: $5
When: Thursday, August 9th – 8:30pm
Why: Portland’s favorite provocative documentarians are at it again — highlighting a handful of emerging local talented acts and premiering a few videos. This time around with the sounds of Aan, Pure Bathing Culture, WL, and Shy Girls. Along for the ride are DJ Zack and DJ Sister Sister. Brush your hair and throw on your Thursday best — the Into The Woods crew will undoubtedly be filming over the course of the night.
2. XDS w/ Hustle and Drone
How Much: Free
When: Sunday, August 12th – 9pm
Why: Excitement abounds for this week’s Sunday Sessions at Rontoms. Forming in February of this year, electro-pop outfit Hustle and Drone will start the night out right. Check out their self-titled debut album released just last week. Next, the self-described “Casio keyboards making out with acid” known as XDS. Learn it, listen to it, love it. If you didn’t catch them at PDX Pop! Now this year, you definitely won’t want to miss this.
3. The Audacity w/ Big Eyes & The Memories
Where: Club 21
How Much: Free
When: Monday, August 13th – 9pm
Why: Fullterton, CA garage punk-pop rockers The Audacity have been busy playing with King Tuff and Ty Segall, but now they’re back in Portland headlining this super solid Monday line-up. With punk’n'roll Seattle trio Big Eyes, local stoner pop tunes from The Memories (members of White Fang and BOOM!), and Orange County punks Bad Antics. Show up on time or you’ll be hearing about it from all your friends on Tuesday.
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Aan, Bad Antics, Big Eyes, Club 21, DJ Sister Sister, DJ Zack, Eleven, ELEVEN PDX, Holocene, Hustle and Drone, Into The Woods, Into The Woods Quarterly, Live, PDX Live Music, Portland live music, Pure Bathing Culture, Rontom's, Shy Girls, Sunday Sessions, The Audacity, The Memories, WL, XDS. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on August 8, 2012 at 11:11 am, filed under
1. 13 Months of Sunshine: African Sounds Dance Party
How Much: $8
When: Wednesday, July 18th – 8:30pm
Why: Every month, Holocene proudly presents an eclectic evening featuring emerging African dance music from all over the world. This month they are showcasing the talented Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang. Hailing from Sierra Leone, Ahmed Janka Nabay modernized Bubu music with ancient-inspired frantically-paced electro-dance beats that will not fall deafly on your ears.
2. PDX Pop! Now 2012
Where: Refuge PDX
How Much: Free
When: Friday – Sunday, July 20th – 22nd
Why: It’s time for the annual free all ages weekend of delicious local talent. Put on by the hardworking and amazing volunteers of our fair city, this year is shaping up to be one for the books. Acts you shouldn’t miss: 1939 Ensemble, Aan, AU, Charts, Grandparents, Hausu, Jeffrey Jerusalem, K-Tel ’79, Old Wars, Onuinu, The Parson Redheads, Pure Bathing Culture, Radiation City, Sean Flinn & The Royal We, The Shivas, Son of Huns, White Fang, XDS, and Youthbitch.
Check out the full schedule here.
3. King Tuff w/ Jaill & The Memories
Where: Doug Fir
How Much: $10/$12
When: Monday, July 23rd – 9pm
Why: Supporting his fantastic self-titled sophomore effort on Sub Pop, King Tuff (aka Kyle Thomas) steps up his game with one of the best albums released so far this year. King Tuff’s producer, Bobby Harlow, says it best: “King Tuff should not be inspected or even listened to with critical ears. Cut your ears off. Rock & roll is meant to be blasted into your cells, penetrated, and absorbed. It’s a visceral experience.” Indeed.
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1. Ketamines w/ Night Beats, Cosmonauts & PinkSlime
Where: East End
How Much: $8
When: Wednesday, May 9th – 9pm
Why: Dubbed as a Calgary supergroup, Ketamines was formed from the demise of Myelin Sheaths and Endangered Ape. The energetic psych-pop will leave your head spinning for days with their infectious hooks. Seattle’s best psych trio, Night Beats, have new material to share as well as the mind-numbing tunes from their self-titled released last year. Cosmonauts, hailing from Fullerton, CA bring the fuzzed-out primitive garage rock and newcomers PinkSlime will give them all a run for their money.
2. Willamette Week Presents: Best New Band 2012
Where: Mississippi Studios
How Much: Free!
When: Friday, May 11th – 8pm
Why: Featuring Willamette Week’s Best New Band of 2012: Radiation City! After taking 12th place last year, Rad City soars to the top and takes home the title with a whopping 165 points. This not-to-miss show also includes runner ups Pure Bathing Culture and Onuinu (4th place, respectively). Get their early to secure your spot, this free show will fill up fast! For more information and a comprehensive list of bands who made the Top Ten, check out Willamette Weekly’s Best New Band 2012.
3. Beach Fossils w/ Mac DeMarco & White Fang
Where: Bunk Bar
How Much: $12
When: Saturday, May 12th – 10pm
Why: Formed by Dustin Payseur in 2009, Brooklyn’s Beach Fossils have undergone plenty of line-up changes while constantly touring in their three years of existence. With a solid and devoted fanbase throughout the country, the self-titled debut immediately received favorable reviews in 2010 and the band continued the success with 2011′s What a Pleasure EP. Their dreamy summertime jams will make you yearn for those long lying-on-a-blanket-in-the-park kinda days.
This entry was written by ELEVEN, Upcoming and tagged Beach Fossils, Best New Band, Bunk Bar, Cosmonauts, East End, ELEVEN PDX, Ketamines, Mac DeMarco, Mississippi Studios, Night Beats, Onuinu, PinkSlime, Portland live music, Pure Bathing Culture, Radiation City, White Fang. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on May 9, 2012 at 11:11 am, filed under