1. Sam Flax w/ The Memories, Boom! & Love Cop
How Much: $8
When: Thursday, August 22nd – 9pm
Why: San Francisco’s latest contribution gives us pop experimentalist Sam Flax. The debut, Age Waves was composed, performed, produced, and recorded by Flax. It was released on cassette in February of 2012 and was one of the most overlooked albums of the year. With a proper vinyl release on The Sounds of Sweet Nothing and Burger Records you’ll want to grab yours before it’s gone.
2. Flight 64 10th Year Anniversary Benefit Show
Where: Alberta Rose Theater
How Much: $12
When: Friday, August 23rd – 7pm
Why: Celebrating 10 years of providing low cost studio access to Portland printmakers, non-profit printmaking studio Flight 64 invites you to party down with a kickass variety show featuring music from Magic Mouth, Onuinu, and Bonnie Montgomery. The fun doesn’t stop there – comedians Nathan Brannon, Shane Torres, and Jason Traeger will have you busting a gut.
3. The Woolen Men w/ Wimps & Hurry Up
Where: Record Room
How Much: $5
When: Saturday, August 24th – 8pm
Why: This shindig starts promptly at 8pm and you won’t want to miss a single minute of it! In fact, get there early, shop around, have a beer, and grab some delicious food from Taco Pedaler. Then brace yourself for a trifecta of trios with the sweet pop sounds of The Woolen Men, Seattle’s Wimps, and Hurry Up!