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Crystal Ballroom
8:00am Sunday, November 28, 2021

All Ages Welcome // Doors @ 6:30 PM // Show 8 PM

TICKETS: $29 Advance, $35 day of show, $35 advance 21+ reserved balcony, $40 day of show 21+ reserved balcony

Blood. Spectacle. Lifestyle. Mythology. Costumes And more blood.

Beloved shock-metal outfit GWAR comes to McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom on November 28th with Napalm Death and Eyehategod. In late 2020, GWAR celebrated the 30th anniversary of Scumdogs of the Universe, which won them universal praise for their sharps riffs and humor. As for 2021 and beyond, the group have big plans to add to their legacy as they near their 37th year. A much-anticipated new album is in the works, their first since 2017's The Blood of Gods. 


Oregon Contemporary
7:00pm Thursday, December 2, 2021
TICKETS: $8 at the door

On Thursday Dec. 2nd at the art gallery Oregon Contemporary (formerly Disjecta) the local non profit literary record label/book press Fonograf Editions will be holding a 5 year anniversary benefit fundraiser, featuring performances by Eileen Myles, Samuel Ace, Sara Jaffe, Allison Cobb and Brandi Katherine Herrera. The event will also feature an auction, with, among others, organizations such as The Poetry Foundation, Wave Books, Beacon Sound, Albina Music Trust, Audika Records, Milkweed Editions, Fence Books, and Poetry Northwest donating books, journals and records. Artworks by, among others, Pace Taylor, Ian Huebert, John Ashbery, Alice Notley and Phil Elverum will also be auctioned off at the event.

Masks and proof of vaccination will be required.
Mississippi Studios
8:00pm10:00pm Tuesday, February 15, 2022

21+ // Doors 7PM // Show 8PM

TICKETS: $20 Advance & Day of Show

The Weather Station

Ignorance, the forthcoming album by The Weather Station, begins enigmatically; a hissing hi hat, a stuttering drum beat. A full minute passes before the entry of Tamara Lindeman’s voice, gentle, conversational, intoning; “I never believed in the robber”. A jagged music builds, with stabbing strings, saxophone, and several layers of percussion, and the song undulates through five minutes of growing tension, seesawing between just two chords. Once again, Toronto songwriter Tamara Lindeman has remade what The Weather Station sounds like; once again, she has used the occasion of a new record to create a new sonic landscape, tailor-made to express an emotional idea. Ignorance, Lindeman’s debut for Mississippi label Fat Possum Records, is sensuous, ravishing, as hi fi a record as Lindeman has ever made, breaking into pure pop at moments, at others a dense wilderness of notes; a deeply rhythmic, deeply painful record that feels more urgent, more clear than her work ever has.

MOSTLY STANDING / LIMITED BALCONY SEATING

THIS EVENT IS 21+

VALID U.S. ID OR PASSPORT REQUIRED FOR ENTRY


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