Home / Events / Music Calendar / Devendra Banhart, Rodrigo Amarante

Devendra Banhart, Rodrigo Amarante

MATTHEW SINGER
8 pm, Thursday May 23 | $25.
Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St.
 

[FREAK-FOLK SURVIVOR] For years, Devendra Banhart was the face of freak-folk. Literally: Sporting a rats nest of a beard and an acid-dipped hippie-shaman persona, the shambling troubadour was the physical manifestation of the woolly subgenre threading psychedelic hippieisms through a postmodern stylistic potpourri. In recent years, though, Banhart has tried to distance himself from the music he helped define: His recent press photos find him short-haired and relatively clean-shaven, wearing a buttoned-up flannel shirt. Songwriting-wise, too, he's branched out, to varying degrees of success. What Will We Be in 2009 was a mess of super chilled-out musical globetrotting. New album Mala is similarly all over the place, but Banhart pulls the threads together tighter. And, for the first time in a few albums, he actually seems to have been awake during the recording sessions.



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

Mimicking Birds, the Ghost Ease, Kevin Lee Florence

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

[COSMIC PSYCH-FOLK] While the lo-fi approach to folk continues to be a shortcut to intimacy, the ability to seek mastery of studio flourishes, such as cavernous reve ...

8 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Alchemy Matinee: Leon Vynehall, Lincolnup, Sappho, Maxx Bass, Andy Warren

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

[OUTSIDER HOUSE] “Butterflies”—Leon Vynehall’s highly anticipated 2014 posi-house groover—was the loft party smash of the summer in the U.K. The track neve ...

Noon. | $10.
Rotture 315 SE 3rd Ave. Portland Web | Map

Jmsn, Rochelle Jordan, Devon Baldwin

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

[BLUE-EYED SOUL] Courted by the major labels since high school, the former Christian Berishaj spent his teen years recording forgettable pop craft for Atlantic (as L ...

8:30 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map
Also At Crystal Ballroom

Rob Delaney

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

Comedy Central has proclaimed him the funniest man on Twitter (“Doughnuts are gay bagels”), but Delaney is pretty funny live, too, with plenty of pathos alongside the outlandish bits. 

8 pm Sunday, March 1 | $25
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