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Senses Fail @ Hawthorne Theatre 9/6/2014

Senses Fail @ Hawthorne Theatre 9/6/2014

Senses Fail

I’m getting old as hell. I headed out to another 10 year anniversary show for Senses Fail’s Let It Enfold You. I’m a big fan of all of these 10 year anniversary shows that have been circulating because as my roommate likes to claim…I’m stuck in 2004-2006. I arrived at the Hawthorne Theatre which has a newly remodeled balcony bar but I definitely missed the poster plastered walls that I used to know back in the day.


I was impressed by the venue being packed in both the front of the venue as well as jam packed in the bar and balcony. I made it in time to see No Bragging Rights, the melodic hardcore band from Southern California, which was a real treat. I’ve known NBR for over 5 years and it’s been fun to see all of their hard work pay off. This show was probably the best show I’ve seen them play besides a sketchy house show in Salem with Letlive. The crowd was very receptive and interested in listening to what the band had to offer.

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Senses FailNext up was what everyone was waiting for. Let It Enfold You in all it’s damn glory. The crowd went insane as all of us 20 somethings went down a very hardcore memory lane. The band kept it fresh with a few different tweaks to the album and Buddy Nielsen came out with jam packed energy giving Portland a very memorable show. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many crowd surfers at the Hawthorne Theatre. Everyone left sweaty and elated after singing along to teenage favorites  “Buried A Lie” and “Bite to Break Skin” and more.