Riff raff, supergroups, electro-clash and zombie hunters: The New Year’s Eve shakes.
Ah, New Year’s Eve, when downtown hotels fill with
interchangeable “balls” where 80 bucks grants access to an ’80s band,
and your favorite local watering hole charges a $10 cover for the s
Years ago, Ural Thomas rejected the cruelty of the music industry. But the Pain brought him back.
Ural Thomas has lots of stories. He’s been around the
block, you might say, even though he’s lived in the same North Portland
house—which he claims to have rebuilt himself, using all recycle
Born: In Portland in 1939.
Sounds like: All those new retro-soul singers you
love, except Thomas isn’t some Motown-Stax museum installation: He
actually lived it, and he’s still living