Home / Events / Music Calendar / Dom Kennedy, Problem

Dom Kennedy, Problem

REED JACKSON
7 pm., Thursday November 29 | $20-$50.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[WEST COAST] Los Angeles emcee Dom Kennedy may be associated with the “new” West Coast, but his sound is a reflection of the classic, laid-back breeziness established by G-funk in the ’90s. While peers such as Kendrick Lamar take subjects of drinking and partying with a grain of salt, Kennedy embraces the lush lifestyle with an ounce of weed. This is not a bad thing: Kennedy manages to sound fresh despite constantly talking about the same things, which is tough to do. His appeal partly has to do with the beats he chooses: smooth, jazzy backdrops that invoke a warm evening drive down a palm tree-lined avenue. His latest tape,Yellow Album, is an ideal summer soundtrack, full of barbecue anthems and odes to late-night parties. It’s the kind of music that can bring a little warmth to even the rainiest of days, which makes it pretty relevant around here. 



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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Toe, Starro

Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

[POST-MATH ROCK] For most, the name “Toe” is deterrent enough. It’s a shame, considering how beautiful and melodic the Japanese band’s music has always been. ...

9 pm | $14 advance, $16 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Big Business, Norska

Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

[STONER METAL] Spiritual and physical heirs to the Melvins throne (Big Business’ founding duo, Jared Warren and Coady Willis, served briefly as the Melvins' extend ...

8 pm | $12.
Dante's 350 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Trans Am, Hot Victory, Spectrum Control

Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

[POST ROCK] In two and a half decades as a band, Trans Am still somehow manages to reinvent and innovate with each release. Last year's Volume X was th ...

9 pm | $10.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom
There's no more events in Wonder Ballroom
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close