Show preview: Sleepy eyes of death @ chop suey this friday

Sleepy Eyes of Death is one of the best bands I’ve seen in my 25+ years of show-going. My first exposure to them was at a live show last year, when I became an instant fan. It’s obvious they’re serious about their sound and the hard work it takes to prepare for their live show, with […]

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Show Preview: Brent Amaker & the Rodeo @ the High Dive, April 25th

Those cowboys in black, Brent Amaker and the Rodeo will be at the High Dive tomorrow, Saturday, April 25th and this show beckons you. You know it does. All photos by Dagmar – more photos here & here.

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The Redwood Plan – Get ready for two shows this weekend!

I adore The Redwood Plan and was already amped to see them this Saturday at High Dive, but it appears we get a 2-fer – they also play this Sunday at The Crocodile with Ida Maria in what is listed on the still-fresh Croc’s calendar as a free show. Nice!

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Show Preview: Ferraby Lionheart @ Chop Suey – Tuesday, April 21

Ferraby Lionheart plays tomorrow, April 21st at Chop Suey. My introduction to Lionheart was seeing him open for Richard Hawley at one of the former Crocodile’s last shows in December 07 and realizing he, along with Hawley, has a voice to die for. His songs are just exquisite and ones I actually listen to, often. […]

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Show preview: 2nd week of 75th Anniversary shows at the Blue Moon

Sound on the Sound presents another great night this Saturday at the 75-year-old Blue Moon with A Gun That Shoots Knives, We Wrote The Book On Connectors and Portland’s Junkface. This one’s a no-brainer – two of my favorite bands (plus Junkface, who promise to be amazing) at one of my favorite venues. If last weekend’s […]

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