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The Quick & Easy Boys, Sassparilla, World's Finest

MATTHEW SINGER
8 pm, Friday May 17 | $11 advance, $12 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 

[BAR CHORDS] When the Quick & Easy Boys emerged on the Portland music scene a few years back, the trio described itself as some kind of hydra-headed beast fusing Funkadelic, the Minutemen, Jimi Hendrix, the Police and My Morning Jacket, suggesting this was either the greatest band of all-time or an epic mess. Turns out, the group is mostly just an amiable bar band, playing solid, party-ready jams that hint at its professed blues, funk and country influences vaguely enough that it all blends into a beer-spilling, dance-floor-filling melange, with just enough quirk to keep things interesting. It's fun and boozy and blue-collar, and expect more of it from album No. 3, Make It Easy. 



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
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