Home / Events / Music Calendar / Ken Stringfellow (of R.E.M.), the Maldives

Ken Stringfellow (of R.E.M.), the Maldives

ROBERT HAM
9 pm., Wednesday January 23 | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[POCKETFUL OF POP] Sartorially speaking, Ken Stringfellow has evolved greatly over the decades, from the spiked leather jacket of his first promo photo with his regular band, the Posies, to the long hair he sported during his time as a member of the reconfigured Big Star to his current dyed-black hair, neckties-with-T-shirts glam look. What hasn’t shifted all this while is his allegiance to the power of pop hooks, songwriting unfettered with ungainly poetics, and his slightly twangy vocals. The complete package is, as ever, on display on Stringfellow’s recently released solo endeavor, the groaningly titled Danzig in the Moonlight



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Jillionaire, BennyRox, Party Girl, Lil Clark

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
[DIGITAL SOCA] Trinidadian producer Jillionaire is a member of the Diplo-led big-room EDM crew Major Lazer, but his solo efforts tend to outclass that crew’s aggressive radio groping. He fuses house ...
10 pm. | $9.
The Whiskey Bar 31 NW 1st Ave. Portland Map

The 1975, Bad Suns, Sir Sly

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
[BRIT ROCK] It’s tough to fault a band of mid-20-somethings for writing songs with names like “Girls” and “Chocolate” that are, well, about precisely those things. But you < ...
8 pm. | $18.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Drive-By Truckers, Shovels and Rope

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[RAGGED ROCK] For a brief moment in 2011, with the release of the slightly lackluster Go-Go Boots, it seemed as though the Drive-By Truckers’ career was careening toward mediocrity. Frontmen ...
8 pm. | $26.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

Stumpfest: Trans Am, Federation X, Life Coach, Drab Majesty, Hot Victory

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[COKE ROCK] Recent press photos of Trans Am say everything you need to know about the D.C. trio: The members’ coordinating white-on-white getups and comically large mirrored sunglasses look the way ...
8:30 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Stumpfest: Red Fang, Lord Dying, Norska, Black Pussy, Ancient Warlocks, Chron Goblin

Friday, Apr 25, 2014
[HARD CANDY] Since breaking through nationally with 2013’s Whales and Leeches, local pop-metal heroes Red Fang have been on a six-month victory lap that keeps rolling with this sold-out Stump ...
7:30 pm | Sold out.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Stumpfest: YOB, Black Cobra, Diesto, Drunk Dad, Honduran

Saturday, Apr 26, 2014
[OREGON METAL] Since 2003’s Catharsis, Eugene’s YOB has functioned as a sample platter for all things heavy and Northwestern. Hypnotic, effects-heavy guitar parts are set adrift in a shallo ...
8:30 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi 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