1. Shy Girls w/ Kingdom Crumbs & Portia
How Much: $8/$10
When: Thursday, October 24th – 9pm
Why: If you have figured out what all the fuss is behind Shy Girls, what better way to have it all the pop and R&B goodness unfold right in front of your eyes and ears than with the Timeshare EP release party. Experimental hip-hop from Seattle, Kingdom Crumbs and Portia open. Check it out, you won’t be disappointed.
Where: Blue Monk, Hellstroms Hive & Kelly’s Olympian
How Much: Free
When: Friday-Sunday, October 25-27th – 6pm
Why: Pre-Halloween bash with a TON of awesome Portland and Seattle bands. Friday night: The Autonomics, Bubble Cats, Governess, and an album release show for Manx. Saturday night: Foxy Lemon, The Mad Caps, Mister Tang, A Happy Death, Fox and The Law, and LP release for Bath Party! Sunday night: Shark From Mars, Noble Firs, Psychomagic, Mufassa, and an EP release for Coma Serfs.
3. Swim Swam Swum, Ecto & Full Creature
How Much: $3
When: Monday, October 28th – 9pm
Why: Oh Valentines, how I’ve missed you. You’re one of my favorite things about autumn–the drinks, the ambiance, the outdoor seating…and of course the spectacular music selection. What better way to start your week than with some pop tunes from a href=”http://www.swimswamswum.org/”>Swim Swam Swum and a little experimental post-punk and synthy-pop from a couple of rad new bands: Full Creature and Ecto.