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Chuck Prophet

BRANDON WIDDER
8 pm., Wednesday October 23 | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[ROCK’N’ROLL] The murder of San Francisco politician Harvey Milk isn’t exactly the cheeriest narrative to frame a song around, but a peppy melody and a little ’50s doo-wop go a long way. “White Night, Big City,” inspired by the assassination of the country’s first openly gay politician, is one of 12 stripped-down, punky cuts off singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet’s latest full-length ode to his dear hometown. Entitled Temple Beautiful, it’s structured around quirky hooks, a mélange of strings and slashing Kinks-esque guitars. But the aforementioned ironies easily belie the former Green on Red guitarist’s outwardly superficial Lou Reed-y underbelly. 

Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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