Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Walkmen, Father John Misty

The Walkmen, Father John Misty

CASEY JARMAN
9 pm, Saturday January 26 | $22.
Roseland Theater
8 NW 6th Ave.
 

[CROONER ROCK] I’m not sure the Walkmen will ever be the stadium-packing act they deserve to be. But then, that’s good news for those of us who like seeing blockbuster shows in relatively intimate venues. Tonight’s Wonder Ballroom gig should fit that description. Last year’s Heaven continues the band’s rich tradition of balancing classic-sounding punk-y anthems (“Heartbreaker,” “Heaven”) with soul-searching ballads (“We Can’t Be Beat,” “Dreamboat”) that test the elasticity of frontman Hamilton Leithauser’s vocal cords. If that’s not reason enough to go, maybe treat it as a second New Year's Eve party: The Walkmen’s “In the New Year” is among the greatest (and most heart-wrenching) songs ever written on the subject. 



Where: Roseland Theater
Phone: 224-2038
Address: 8 NW 6th Ave.
Website: www.doubletee.com/rose_schedule.shtml

 
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Patty Griffin, John Fulbright

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[SADDER SINGER-SONGWRITER] What do you do when your whole artistic persona—not to mention self-image—is seemingly wrapped up in being the sad, lonely misfit from ...

8 pm | Sold out.
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland Web | Map

Allen Stone, Bad Rabbits

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[SPOKANE SOUL] If Macklemore were a soul singer instead of a rapper, he'd likely be Allen Stone. They have a lot in common: They're both Washingtonians, they both ha ...

4 pm | $20 advance, $23 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Odesza, Ambassadeurs, Hayden James

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[CHILLWAVE] Odesza’s brand of electronica might have slipped into the "background music" category on its earlier releases, but that’s not the case with latest albu ...

9 pm | Sold out.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Roseland Theater

Odesza, Ambassadeurs, Hayden James

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

[CHILLWAVE] Odesza’s brand of electronica might have slipped into the "background music" category on its earlier releases, but that’s not the case with latest albu ...

9 pm | Sold out.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Gary Numan, Kitten, Adrian H & The Wounds

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[ORIGINAL SYNTH] As the patron saint of digitized alienation, Gary Numan has never been short of well-wishers. (Electro is friendly, turns out.) The Numa ...

8 pm | $25.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Stevie Stone, Illmaculate, Tragedy

Wednesday, Oct 29, 2014

[SPOOOOKY RAP] Tech N9ne's less a horror, more a tragedy. With with his penchant for masks, face paint, and songs about how crazy he is—and, yes, he has played the ...

8 pm | $29.50
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th 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