Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Black Angels, Hanni El Khatib, Wall of Death

The Black Angels, Hanni El Khatib, Wall of Death

AMANDA SCHURR
9 pm., Wednesday May 15 | $16 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 
[PSYCHEDELIC GARAGE PUNK] Austin-based psychedelic shoegazers the Black Angels have churned out dark riffs and even darker ruminations since 2005’s opus, Passover. Alex Maas and co. return to the battlefield on their fourth record, the just released Indigo Meadow, while tripping in groovier terrain that channels the Doors, Velvet Underground and Jesus and Mary Chain. But don’t miss opener Hanni El Khatib, the latest act to be taken under the production wing of Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. On his scrappy-sexy 2011 debut, the grunge bluesman showed a knack for imaginative covers, taking on everything from Funkadelic to Elvis to an all-but-unrecognizable Louis Armstrong classic (the crunchy rager “You Rascal You”). His Auerbach-produced follow-up, Head in the Dirt, is in fact a much less dirty outing, but El Khatib’s aggressive talent and quirks set him apart from the trendy lo-fi herd. 



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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

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

Refused, White Lung, Don't

Friday, May 29, 2015

[REFUSED ARE F-ING ALIVE] When Refused vocalist Dennis Lyxzén shouts “Nothing has changed!” on “Elektra,” the lead single from Freedom, the group's fir ...

9 pm | Sold out.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Shy Girls, P. Morris, Blossom

Friday, May 29, 2015

[SLOW JAMS] The snowballing force of nature known as Shy Girls is growing bigger still. Dan Vidmar’s sultry R&B act just toured with Haim and is fresh off the ...

9 pm | $15 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Device Grips, Medium Troy, Lynx

Friday, May 29, 2015

[SPEARHEAD FUNK] Portland's hip-hop and reggae-fueled multi-hyphenate jammers Device Grips release a new CD.

9 pm | $12.
Star Theater 13 NW 6th Ave. Portland Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Shy Girls, P. Morris, Blossom

Friday, May 29, 2015

[SLOW JAMS] The snowballing force of nature known as Shy Girls is growing bigger still. Dan Vidmar’s sultry R&B act just toured with Haim and is fresh off the ...

9 pm | $15 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Seinabo Sey

Friday, Jun 05, 2015

[SOUL-POP] For a former hypewoman, NPR’s latest love, the Swedish born Seinabo Sey, dons dulcet like a garment stitched specifically for her. Daughter of West Afri ...

9 pm | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close