Home / Events / Music Calendar / K's Choice, A Fragile Tomorrow

K's Choice, A Fragile Tomorrow

MITCH LILLIE
9 pm., Wednesday May 01 | $15.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[ALT-ROCK FLASHBACK] It would be unfair to call K’s Choice a one-hit wonder. “Not an Addict,” the lone hit from the 1996 album Paradise in Me, still finds its way into alt-rock radio playlists, and most would be hard-pressed to name another K’s Choice single. But Paradise in Me is filled with gems, like the new wave-inspired “Iron Flower” and the folksy, melancholy slow jam “Wait.” Through the late ’90s, K’s Choice drifted from Garbage and Hole territory into less-inspired realms, exemplified by a tour supporting Alanis Morissette and an appearance on Buffy. Eventually, the group realized it was wearing its own originality thin and went on hiatus. The band’s reunion album, Echo Mountai, released in 2010, maintains an emotional tenor somewhere between Christian folk rock and Harry Chapin. Don’t forget what this tour is: a reunion where the crowd respectfully smiles at the millennial singles while praying “Not an Addict” is the encore. 



Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Club Chemtrail: Sudanim B2B Miss Modular, Ben Tactic, Lincolnup, SPF666, Commune

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

[MODULAR CLUB] Founded in 2013 by Sudanim, Miss Modular and CYPHR, South London’s Her Records is on its own crooked branch of the dance music family tree, with onl ...

9 pm | $6.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map

Psychomagic, Mister Tang, the English Language

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

[PSYCH ROCK] “Monster Mash” might be a rarely cited influence, but on "Bad Idea" off Psychomagic’s sophomore album, Bad Ideas, that’s exactly what Ste ...

9 pm | $5.
Dante's 350 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Bad Suns, Coasts, Maudlin Strangers

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015

[DANCE-ROCK] There’s a mushy and metronomic sort of thing happening in the festival-headlining pop-rock world right now, and the results are decidedly mixed. For ban ...

8 pm | $15 advance, $18 day of show.
Hawthorne Theatre 1507 SE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. Portland Web | Map
Also At Doug Fir Lounge

Bass Drum of Death, Lee Corey Oswald

Friday, Jan 30, 2015

[BEER-DRENCHED DELTA BLUES] If “garage” still just meant poor white guys playing the music of poor black guys with more volume, and the Sonics were skateb ...

8 pm | $12.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

The Shrine, Danava, Naslrod

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2015

[THROWBACK METAL] Venice Beach skate rats the Shrine are bringing old-school heavy metal back, with all its simplistic, hard-hitting power intact. In support of latest ...

8:30 pm | $3 with RSVP at redbullsoundselect.com.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E 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