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Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin

JAY HORTON
8 pm., Thursday April 18 | Sold out.
Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
 
[DARKENED ROOTS] As with Lyle Lovett and a number of ’80s singer-songwriters shoehorned between Nashville’s boots and buckles before tuneful narratives of the heartland required registration as either alt- or new-, Mary Chapin Carpenter finds rangy muse chafing against the expectations of a well-heeled audience hardly seeking No Depression credibility or melancholic morbidity from comfort folk. More than a decade and four albums removed from last troubling the charts2012’s Ashes and Roses the latest grimly introspective collection—Carpenter still commands a loyal following despite an increasing reluctance to trade on past hits, emphasizing newer material alongside covers of Tom Waits and Steve Earle.



Where: Aladdin Theater
Phone: 234-9694
Address: 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Website: www.aladdin-theater.com

 
 

Aladdin Theater

3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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