Home / Events / Music Calendar / Christopher Owens

Christopher Owens

MATTHEW SINGER
9 pm., Saturday March 30 | $16.
Star Theater
13 NW 6th Ave.
 
[SOFT ROCK] Christopher Owens is more backstory than artist. That’s not to diminish his considerable talents as an artist: With Girls, the San Francisco-based songwriter penned two albums that took classic pop melodies and structures and set them just slightly askew, before disbanding the group and going solo. But it’s impossible to talk about Owens without mentioning his past, which includes a childhood spent in a religious cult and time working as an assistant to a Texas oil tycoon. Now, that past includes being in a successful band. But Owens has never had a problem taking a look at those experiences in the rearview and analyzing them in the present. And for his first foray all by his lonesome, Lysandre, the singer discusses his conflicted relationship with indie fame, as well as recent relationships, over feather-delicate arrangements featuring flutes and nylon-string guitars. 



Where: Star Theater
Address: 13 NW 6th Ave.

 
 

Star Theater

13 NW 6th Ave.
Portland, OR
97208
 
Other events in Music Calendar

The Preatures, Adventure Gallery

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

[AUSSIE POP] Thank God for litigation, the threat of which, from similarly-named bands, prompted Sydney's erstwhile Preachers to change their name to the much more c ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $15 day of show.
Lola's Room at the Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

The Psychedelic Furs, the Lemonheads

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

[ALT-ROCK KITSCH] When you grow up in a house full of '80s movie soundtracks, the Psychedelic Furs become part of your consciousness (it seems like “Love My Way” ...

8 pm | $35 advance, $38 day of show. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland Web | Map

Two Man Gentlemen Band

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

[RETRO SWING] Back before commercial considerations helped force music into rigid categories, the lines between jazz, pop and country music were blurry. It was just ...

9 pm | $10.
Duff's Garage 2530 NE 82nd Avenue Portland Map
Also At Star Theater

Metalesque

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Local troupe Sign of the Beast ...

9 pm Thursday, Oct. 23 | $10-$12
Star Theater 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Metronomy, Dawn Golden

Friday, Oct 24, 2014

[SYNTHS FOR ADULTS] Metronomy have aged better than perhaps any indie band birthed in the great post-millennial deluge. Since first forming in coastal England in 199 ...

9 pm | $18.
Star Theater 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland Map

La Santa Cecilia, Edna Vazquez Quintet

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

[MELTING POT] There’s a lot going on with La Santa Cecilia live, between the six members playing an array of instruments and frontwoman Marisol Hernandez’s comma ...

8 pm | $15.
Star Theater 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close