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of Montreal, La Luz

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7:30 pm, Thursday November 07 | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 

[SASSY INDIE POP] Kevin Barnes has never been one to share. Of Montreal’s simultaneously flamboyant and mysterious frontman has traditionally approached the creative process in a solo capacity, crafting and recording all the band’s output by himself. But for Of Montreal’s 12th release, lousy with sylvianbriar, Barnes has allowed a few other musicians inside his oyster shell of whimsical indie-pop. The result is collaborative, but still doesn’t outshine Barnes’ sassy lyricism and sense of pomp. Fingers crossed that the new tunes receive the same live treatment of gaudy theatrical antics that have become Of Montreal’s signature. Seattle-based La Luz, an all-girl group making hazy surf rock, returns to Portland to open the show.



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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
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