Home / Events / Music Calendar / Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, Sam Doores and Riley Downing

Alabama Shakes, Michael Kiwanuka, Sam Doores and Riley Downing

JAY HORTON
9 pm., Saturday March 02 | Sold out.
Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St.
 

[STAX FIFTH AVENUE] The little-band-that-could of 2012, Alabama Shakes leapt from the backwaters of Dixie to collect Grammy nods, celebrity fans and a cultural ubiquity yet to crest, while serving testament to the undying primacy of that old time rock’n’soul. If the band’s tale sounds familiar, the well-worn riffs of last spring’s debut full-length, Boys & Girls, hinted at cover-band origins a bit too clearly. Still, an apprenticeship hawking shit-kicker standards doubtlessly sharpened the troupe’s dual guitar swagger and focused the bottomless ferocity of frontwoman Brittany Howard, and a trail of breathless converts from this sold-out tour proves well enough there’s life in the old songs yet. 



Where: Crystal Ballroom
Phone: 225-0047
Address: 1332 W Burnside St.
Website: www.mcmenamins.com

 
 

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Juana Molina, There Is No Mountain

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
[FOLK EXPERIMENTALIST] There’s a scrapbook quality about Argentinian actress-turned-musician Juana Molina’s sound. Bjork-ish in its abstract nature and South American in its shuff ...
9 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Bombay Bicycle Club, Royal Canoe

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

[INDIE] When thinking of a way to describe Bombay Bicycle Club, “the British Vampire Weekend” is the most immediate thing that comes to mind. That’s not quite ...

7:30 pm | $18 advance, $20 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

White Lies, Frankie Rose, Together Pangea

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
[BLUE-EYED NU-WAVE] With the new-wave revival going chill over the past five years, now may be the time for a band like White Lies to shine. On last year’s BIG TIV, the British trio carries t ...
8 pm. | $25.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Crystal Ballroom

David Alan Grier

Friday, Apr 25, 2014
From his Shakespeare training at Yale to In Living Color, the preternaturally calm, multitalented Grier blends personal anecdotes and finely crafted jokes to masterful effect.
8 pm Friday, April 25. | $25-$27.
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Taste of The Nation

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
In a long tradition of complete decadence in the name of charity, and meals that fight the hunger of people not currently eating the meal, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation will roll out for ...
6:30 pm, 5:30 pm VIP. | $85, $150 VIP.
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close