On this week’s cover: Goldfoot.
Photo by Perception Northwest
Thursday, May 10 Human Ottoman at White Eagle (Grayson’s birthday show!)
Grayson is marking one more step into the inevitable passage of time and we are playing a show to celebrate! Starts at 8PM 8$
Human Ottoman at White Eagle (Grayson’s birthday show!)
The White Eagle
836 N Russell St, Portland
Thursday, May 10
8 pm | $8
Thursday, May 10 Those Willows, The Secret Sea at White Owl Social Club
Those Willows, The Secret Sea at White Owl Social Club
White Owl Social Club
1305 SE 8th Ave, Portland
Thurs, May 10th
9 pm | Free
Saturday, May 12 The Secret Sea & Rhapsody Machine – House Show
Locals Rhapsody Machine will open for Israeli indie pop icon Amit Erez, who performs as The Secret Sea. Suggested ticket price is $5-$15. To pay more just choose a higher Quantity above. All proceeds will be distributed to the musicians.
Wednesday, May 16 Goldfoot – LIVE (Debut Album Release Show)
Goldfoot is back in town and we’re so excited to be releasing some new music for all of you this Spring at the Alberta St. Pub in Portland!
-Kip LaVie’s Future will be warmin’ the stage at 8:30pm
-Goldfoot will be rockin’ shortly after 9pm
(*Dancing shoes required)
Goldfoot – LIVE (Debut Album Release Show)
Alberta Street Pub
1036 NE Alberta St, Portland
Wed, May 16th
8 pm | $7
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Courtney Marie Andrews spent over nine months of 2017 on the road, with multiple trips across the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. That’s nothing new for Andrews, though. She’s been touring relentlessly since leaving her Arizona hometown at 16. It’s a life that inspired much of her 2016 breakthrough album, Honest Life. While that album’s themes spoke to the isolation and rootlessness inherent in a life on the road, most of its songs were actually written during an intentional, extended break.
Andrews’ own vocals are notably more powerful and soulful — especially on the organ-heavy blues number “Border”, with a ragged weariness that honors the immigrant’s resilience in the face of blatant thoughtlessness and racism; and “Took You Up”, a take on accepting love as a simple offering before any illusion of wealth or success. Her vocal performances reflect her recent listening habits, which include Motown and soul, as well as albums by the eclectic rock band Little Feat. They also point to her confidence and growing range as a live vocalist.
Courtney Marie Andrews, Taylor Kingman at Mississippi Studios
3939 N. Mississippi Ave, Portland
Fri, May 11th
Doors 8 pm, Show 9 pm | $15 TICKETS
Friday, May 11 Dirty Revival at Star Theater
Fronted by Portland native, Sarah Clarke, who’s powerful vocals and engaging stage presence immediately command attention, the rest of the band is comprised of six exceptional musicians, Evan “Evvnflo” Simko (Guitar + MC), Terry Drysdale (Drums), Jon Shaw (Bass), Ben Turner (Keys), Chris Hardin (Tenor Sax), Thomas Barber (Trumpet). Many of them friends since high school, each player is as good as the next and all of them exceptional in their own way, Dirty Revival functions like a well oiled machine with every part doing exactly what it’s supposed to.
Dirty Revival’s democratic approach to music shows in their songwriting, their original music effortlessly incorporating several different genres of music. At times showcasing their unique take on the soul and funk sounds of the 60’s and 70’s, then, straddling the line between rock band and pop band. The care the group takes in the arrangement of their original music is reflected in their cover choices, known for their dynamic recreations of classic songs by artists ranging from NIN to Black Sabbath and Rage Against the machine, illustrates why it is difficult to put the Dirty Revival in any one genre of music.
Wednesday, May 16 The Weepies, Merō at The Aladdin
Singer-songwriters Deb Talan & Steve Tannen began writing together the night they met, and soon formed American indie band The Weepies.
On the strength of their distinctive songwriting and harmonies, The Weepies quietly sold more than a million records, with over 30 million views on YouTube and 90 million streams on Spotify. They married and had three children, rarely touring but continuing to release music, making 7 records over 10 years.
When their youngest son was 17 months old, Deb Talan was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. She was in chemo almost immediately. Deb beat cancer, and The Weepies released an intense new record, SIRENS. Coming back from the edge sharpened their focus; at 16 songs and almost an hour long, it quickly became one of the best received albums of their career.
For more info
True West Presents The Weepies – Hideaway 10th Anniversary Tour w/ Merō at Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland
Wed, May 16th
8 pm | $25 TICKETS
Join Patrick “The Man” Meigs every Thursday 7-8 pm for Mixtape
SOLD OUT: Tuesday, May 15 Double Tee & Dead Nation Pre$ents: The Longshot w/Frankie and The Studs, The Trashbags
Billie Joe Armstrong gets out and starts rocking again!!
Double Tee & Dead Nation Pre$ents: The Longshot w/Frankie and The Studs, The Trashbags
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
8 pm | SOLD OUT
Bob’s new show “The Muse Aquarium” airs on Mondays, 4-6 pm and is all about local and national female musicians.
Saturday, May 12 Floater Record Release Show at Wonder Ballroom
Floater Record Release Show at Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St, Portland
Sat, May 12th
Doors 8 pm, Show 9 pm | $17-20
Sat, May 12 The 4th annual Student Art Show at Q Center
The Surendorf Foundation is happy to have a 4th annual art show this year thanks to the generous donations. The show will be available for viewing on the walls throughout the month of May.
The 4th annual Student Art Show at Q Center
4115 N Mississippi Ave, Portland
Sat, May 12th
4 pm | Free
All Ages Event
Saturday, May 12 The Forever Agos Record Release, Leo London, Mordecai at Bunk Bar
The Forever Agos Record Release, Leo London, Mordecai at Bunk Bar
1028 SE Water Ave, Portland
Sat, May 12
Doors 9, Show 9:30 pm | $10 TICKETS
Thursday, May 11 Stereo RV, Bri Cauz, Featuring Something Dangerous at IKE Box
“We are so incredibly excited to announce this ALL AGES show!! We’ve had the pleasure of working with the McNary High School Acappella Choir, Something Dangerous, for the past few months and they will be taking the stage with us! We’re also excited to feature Bri Cauz. A local and touring musician here in Salem as well. This is going to be an amazing show featuring some incredible talent. P.S. LET’S SELL THIS OUT!”
Stereo RV, Bri Cauz, Featuring Something Dangerous at IKE Box
299 Cottage St NE, Salem, Oregon 97301
Fri, May 11th
7 pm | $12 TICKETS
All Ages Event!
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