1. High Scores and Records Presents: Event 2
How Much: $5
When: Wednesday, February 8th—8:30pm
Why: The collaborative quarterly showcase is back and bursting with some of Portland’s finest. Featuring gems like Claudia Meza (Stay Clam), Shannon Steele (Typhoon), Richard Laws (Hosannas), Chris Cantino (Archers), Dorian Duvall (Onuinu), Booth Wilson (Support Force), and poetry by Gary Burns.
2. Wilco w/ White Denim
Where: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
How Much: $53.50
When: Wednesday, February 8th—8pm
Why: If you love Wilco, this is the most amazing thing ever. If you don’t love Wilco, White Denim is playing. White Denim is a trailblazing quartet from Austin, TX who has no trouble getting into it with driving drum beats and catchy, psychadelic guitar hooks. The Schnitz provides a unique experience for both the fans and these bands, who are all accustomed to hanging out in a more dressed down environment.
3. The Pharmacy w/ The Shivas & Ghost Mom
Where: Ella St. Social Club
How Much: $5
When: Thursday, February 9th—9pm
Why: Garage-pop stoner-sprinkled rock trio The Pharmacy pay the Rose City a visit in support of their latest 7’’ Dig Your Grave. Joining them are the ever-delightful Shivas, the unabashedly awesome Ghost Mom, and punky surf-garage outfit Mythological Horses.
4. SXSW Portland Showcase Fundraiser!
Where: Bunk Bar
How Much: $5-$10 suggested donation
When: Friday, February 10th—9:30pm
Why: Presented to you by Bunk Bar, Octopus Entertainment, Tender Loving Empire, A to Z Media, and Eleven Magazine! We’re raising money to showcase NINETEEN Portland bands! Holy moly! What better way than with a party, music, and booze! All proceeds from drink special sales go to the PDX SXSW fund. Let’s make it awesome!
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1. Blind Pilot w/ Point Juncture, WA
Where: Crystal Ballroom
How Much: $20
When: Wednesday, November 23 –7pm
Why: The Portland-based folk-pop group makes a stop at home while on their cross-country tour in support of the late summer release, We Are the Tide. The sophomore effort has been a consistent top-seller at Music Millennium and it’s no secret their heartfelt music makes it easy to instigate sing-alongs at their live shows.
2. Animal Eyes w/ Slow Trucks & Pony Village
Where: The Woods
How Much: $5
When: Friday, November 25 – 8:30pm
Why: Worldly indie rock that will move you and groove you with their beautiful harmonies and enthusiastic live performance. Get there early to enjoy the guitar-heavy sounds of San Francisco trio, Slow Trucks (reminiscent of Pavement and Built To Spill), and twangy indie-rock from Portland quartet Pony Village.
3. Into The Woods Quarterly
Where: Mississippi Studios
How Much: $5
When: Sunday, November 27 –9pm
Why: Showcasing some of the areas newest and brightest talents, this year’s second quarterly will feature the mind-blowing sounds of Hosannas (formerly Church), Sun Angle, Log Across the Washer, and Support Force. ITW will premiere the first episode of their new series, “Favorite Places” starring Hosannas and the 2,000-year old Ape Cave. If that wasn’t enough to get your foot in the door, Archers guitarist, Chris Cantino, will DJ the event.
This entry was written by Upcoming and tagged Animal Eyes, Blind Pilot, Crystal Ballroom, ELEVEN PDX, Hosannas, Into The Woods, Into The Woods Quarterly, Live Music, Log Across the Washer, McMenamins, Mississippi Studios, Point Juncture WA, Pony Village, Portland Music, Slow Trucks, Sun Angle, Support Force, The Woods. Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink., posted on November 23, 2011 at 11:11 am, filed under