Home / Events / Music Calendar / Titus Andronicus, Ceremony

Titus Andronicus, Ceremony

MATTHEW SINGER
9 pm, Friday November 16 | $10 advance, $13 day of show.
Branx
320 SE 2nd Ave.
 

[HISTORICAL PUNKS] Once a punk band successfully records a concept album about a Civil War battleship, its ambitions are bound to recede. In 2010, New Jersey history buffs Titus Andronicus released The Monitor, a raucously sprawling record in which the quartet augmented its raggedly energetic tunes with old-timey instrumentation, stretched song lengths to near double digits and attempted to educate the indie classes about the legendary 19th-century American naval vessel for which the album was named. Local Business, the band's recently released follow-up, finds the group drawing back from those lofty heights, returning to the scraggly, beery-eyed glory of its debut, 2008's The Airing of Grievances. Don't confuse that with regression, though. Opening with a roaring three-song suite, the album rips from rousing Springsteenisms to shambling, New York Dolls trash-blues to Replacements-style emotional bloodletting, with singer Patrick Stickles crafting strained-throated anthems out of what reads like entries from his personal journal. So it's a smaller album than what came before it, sure. But it might be even better. 



Where: Branx
Phone: 234-5683
Address: 320 SE 2nd Ave.
Website: http://myspace.com/branxpdx

 
 

Branx

320 SE 2nd Ave.
Portland , OR
97214
 
Open show nights only, hours vary.
Other events in Music Calendar

Chet Faker, Starro

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

[SOUL FROM DOWN UNDER] Australian musician Nicholas Murphy is one of hundreds of young crooners who’ve gone viral, via YouTube or just plain old Hype Machine word- ...

7:30 pm | $16 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Gov’t Mule, The Stone Foxes

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

[JAM THEN, JAM NOW] Warren Haynes has certainly stayed busy over the years, lending his riveting blues guitar skills to the likes of the Dead, the Allman Brothers and Gov� ...

8 pm | $28.50 general admission, $40 reserved balcony seating.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Orenda Fink, Our Fox

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

[ART THERAPY] However apparent her vocal gifts or beloved her early efforts as half of ethereal songstress duo Azure Ray, Orenda Fink always seemed the sort of peren ...

9 pm | $10.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Branx

Trust, Com Truise, Rone, Crater

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014

[GOTHIC SYNTHS] There’s been a lot of critical focus on what's missing from Joyland, Ca ...

9 pm | $17.
Branx 320 SE 2nd Ave. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close