Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Plastic Ono Band Tribute: Old Age, Fanno Creek, the We Shared Milk

The Plastic Ono Band Tribute: Old Age, Fanno Creek, the We Shared Milk

MATTHEW SINGER
9 pm., Friday March 15 | $5.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 

[WORKING-CLASS HERO WORSHIP] Ready for a shocking statement? Plastic Ono Band is better than anything John Lennon did with the Beatles. To me, anyway. And that’s a crucial distinction. The Fab Four preoccupied itself with speaking for a generation and defining the zeitgeist of the ’60s, and when Lennon left the group construct in 1970, he truly went solo, making a record only for himself and those willing to abandon the hippie utopian dream and travel with him to some deep, dark, alarmingly personal places. Famously inspired by primal scream therapy, the album is more visceral, frightening and straight-up exhilarating than the Beatles could dare to go, even at their most experimental. No wonder so many Portland artists admire it. Here, three of the city’s rising bands—Fanno Creek, the We Shared Milk and Old Age (who are technically from Corvallis, but close enough)—pay tribute to the record by coming together to perform it in full, along with other Lennon material. Done right, everyone should be coughing up blood afterward.



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

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 Mississippi Studios

EMA, Magic Mouth

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[RAP WITHOUT RAPPING] North Dakota native-turned-Portlander Erika M. Anderson doesn’t rap, but in some ways it feels like her recent album, The Future’s Void< ...

8 pm | $12.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Late Night Action with Alex Falcone

Monday, Oct 27, 2014

The next installment of Alex Falcone's popular talk show features fantasy author Patrick Rothfuss, nerdy folk duo the Doublec ...

8 pm Monday, Oct. 27 | $10
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Ballet School, Magic Fades

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

[SYNTH POP] Listening to Berlin-based trio Ballet School induces a heavy dose of nostalgia. A mash-up of synth-heavy '80s alt-pop and your overwrought diary from mid ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 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