Home / Events / Music Calendar / Erik Anarchy, Feral Drollery, Town and the Writ, God Bless America, Kancer and the Rat

Erik Anarchy, Feral Drollery, Town and the Writ, God Bless America, Kancer and the Rat

MATTHEW SINGER
9:30 pm, Wednesday January 02 | $5
Ash Street Saloon
225 SW Ash St.
 

[PUNK] Erik Anarchy is the nom de punk of Erik Stephen Griffiths, a mildly autistic kid in his early 20s who started his nascent \"career\" in Portland five years ago, playing charmingly rambly solo songs with titles like \"Fuck the OLCC\" and \"I Wanna Piss on the White House,\" built upon mostly incidental electric guitar and Griffiths\' snotty, faux-British accent. He\'s since added bass accompaniment to his live shows, but not much else has changed. This year, Anarchy released Stupid Things, Evil Things and Lies, a 23-track collection covering a wide array of subjects—including the First Amendment (\"Censorship Is Un-American\"), religious hypocrisy (\"The Most Pious Are the Worst Offenders\"), H.P. Lovecraft (\"Watch Out for Cthulu\"), the inanity of Twilight (\"I Remember When Vampires Sucked Blood\"), American obesity (\"Who Let Shamu on the Bus\") and Ron Jeremy (\"Ron Jeremy\")—with a directness that verges dangerously close to Wesley Willis territory, but Anarchy seems self-aware enough that there\'s no need to feel guilty for finding it amusing. 



Where: Ash Street Saloon
Phone: 226-0430
Address: 225 SW Ash St.
Website: www.ashstreetsaloon.com

 
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Blockhead, Elaquent, Muneshine

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

[ALTERNATIVE BEATS] What does it take for respected electronic label Ninja Tune to pass up longtime signee Blockhead’s album, Bells and Whistles? The answer ...

9 pm | $12.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map

Fleetwood Mac

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

[DEFINING LINEUP] There’s a reason Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 classic, Rumours, remains one of the best-selling albums of all time—it’s damn good. It a show ...

8 pm | $49.50-$179.50.
Moda Center 1401 N Wheeler Ave. Portland Web | Map

Charlie Megira, the Pynnacles, the Trench

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

[DESERT SURF] The Israel-born guitarist Charlie Megira has been issuing a vast array of rock stuff for about 10 years. On each successive album, the reach of Megira� ...

8 pm | $5.
The Know 2026 NE Alberta St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Ash Street Saloon
There's no more events in Ash Street Saloon
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close