1. Radiation City (CD Release) w/ Blouse and Aan
Where: Doug Fir Lounge
How Much: $8
When: Saturday, September 24 – 8pm
Why: Being heralded as one of the most polished young acts in Portland, Radiation City is returning home from a nationwide tour just in time to drop the much awaited album The Hands That Take You (Reviewed as one of This Month’s Best in Eleven PDX 1.4). Bring dancing shoes for the toe-tapping tunes that will invariably be showered on all attendees of the performance this Saturday with awesome friends Blouse and Aan.
2. Bon Iver w/ Other Lives
Where: McMenamin’s Edgefield
How Much: $35
When: Saturday, September 24 – 6pm
Why: See: Issue 1.4 (September)
3. Autopilot is for Lovers, You Me and Apollo, Jeremiah Nelson, Ryan Sollee
Where: Knife Shop
How Much: $5
When: Friday, September 23 – 9pm
Why: The Builders & the Butchers’ Ryan Sollee will be playing along with a great selection of local yokels. Autopilot is for Lovers especially brings a brand of unconventional story-telling rock jams. Maybe the best five bucks you spend this weekend.
Honorable mention: John Craige @ Alberta St Pub, Saturday, September 24 – 9pm