Home / Events / Music Calendar / Extreme Dance Party: Portland Cello Project

Extreme Dance Party: Portland Cello Project

GRACE STAINBACK
9 pm Friday-Saturday, July 12-13., Friday July 12 | $15 advance, $17 day of show. Friday's concert is sold out.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[CHAMBER MUSIC GET-DOWN] Portland’s legion of genre-bending cellists has been making cross-country rounds this spring, but it’s back in town for the annual two-night Extreme Dance Party at the Doug Fir. Expect a high-energy smorgasbord of local cellists, musicians and singers covering the likes of Missy Elliot and Paul Simon, along with nods to Jay-Z and Kanye West, all drawn from the group’s 2012 release, Homage, which is basically an instrumental hip-hop record. Charmingly enough, PCP has amended some of rap’s not-quite chamber-ready track names into titles such as “Ninjas in Paris” or “That’s My Sandwich.” But, politically correct nomenclature aside, the Extreme Dance Party is strictly for those looking to get down with some funky string instrumentalists. PCP frontman Doug Jenkins will head up this fifth-anniversary event featuring Janet Weiss and Rebecca Cole on rhythm and guest singers including Jolie Holland, Corin Tucker, John Brophy and Stephfon Bartee.

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

Glitch Mob, Eprom, Danny Corn

Saturday, May 23, 2015

[PERFORMANCE ART?] The Glitch Mob is the latest, and possibly greatest, example of Los Angeles devouring youth culture and shitting it out all gem-encrusted for the ...

9 pm. | Sold out.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Boone Howard, New Move, Us Lights � 

Sunday, May 24, 2015

[NOT TYPHOON] Boone Howard, former frontman of the We Shared Milk, and a seven-member A-Team of Portland’s craftiest musicians have joined forces to create a f ...

8 pm | Free.
Rontoms 600 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Lost Cities

Sunday, May 24, 2015

[THE CLASH FOR KIDS] According to Ed Schrader (formerly an alt-weekly freelancer from the great city of Baltimore), his music can be enjoyed by Clas ...

9:30 pm | $8.
Bunk Bar 1028 SE Water Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Doug Fir Lounge

Will Butler, The Domestics

Sunday, May 24, 2015

[ECLECTIC INDIE ROCK] Doug Fir’s website isn’t kidding when it touts Will Butler as indie-rock royalty. He’s been a pivotal member of Arcade Fire since the ban ...

9 pm | $14.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Hop Along, Field Mouse, Lithuania

Thursday, May 28, 2015

[ECSTATIC RELEASE] The sinuous and flitting compositions on Hop Along’s Painted Shut are stellar examples of contemporary indie rock, but frontwoman Frances ...

9 pm | $10.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Refused, White Lung, Don't

Friday, May 29, 2015

[REFUSED ARE F-ING ALIVE] When Refused vocalist Dennis Lyxzén shouts “Nothing has changed!” on “Elektra,” the lead single from Freedom, the group's fir ...

9 pm | Sold out.
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