Home / Events / Music Calendar / The National, Frightened Rabbit

The National, Frightened Rabbit

BRANDON WIDDER
6:30 pm., Saturday September 21 | Sold out.
McMenamins Edgefield
2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale
 
[TROUBLED BARITONE] Finding comfort in one’s own insecurities is easier said than done, but it often doesn’t take a band five albums to do so. Brooklyn-via-Cincinatti quintet the National has been working toward it for more than 14 years, leaving behind a buzzing wake of anguished, morose “indie rock” in the process. The band’s most recent release, Trouble Will Find Me, is not so much a new venture as an acceptance speech. Frontman Matt Berninger’s abraded baritone still treads in dark subject matter, his voice framed by balmy rhythms and expansive reverb, but where he used to sound like a depressive wino, he now does so with greater melodies and a rich moan of self-assurance.

Where: McMenamins Edgefield
Phone: 669-8610
Address: 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale
Website: www.mcmenamins.com

 
 

McMenamins Edgefield

2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale
Troutdale, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Interpol, Rey Pila

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

[NEO-GRUNGE] When Interpol released Turn On The Bright Lights in 2002, critical pandemonium ensued. America had found a contemporary answer t ...

9 pm | $32 advance, $35 day of show. Sold out
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Zammuto, Luke Wyland

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

GLITCH-FOLK] It wasn’t until the Lost and Safe album that Nick Zammuto, singer-guitarist of the Boston art-folk duo the Books, began using traditional vocal ...

9 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

DoublePlusGood, Secret Drum Band, Fringe Class

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

[SYNTH POP] On its latest album, DoublePlusGood might be singing about breakups, but it’s a little bit hard to hear at first. This isn’t a bad thing—the Portla ...

9 pm | $5.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At McMenamins Edgefield

Heart

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

[CLASSIC ROCK] Heart has endured longer than most other classic-rock contenders—and a hell of a lot longer than most people ever thought it would. With Seattle’s ...

6:30 pm | $44 advance, $48 day of show.
McMenamins Edgefield 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale Troutdale Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close