Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Dandy Warhols, the Shivas

The Dandy Warhols, the Shivas

MATTHEW SINGER
7:30 pm, Wednesday June 19 | $22 advance, $25 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 

[PORTLAND INFAMOUS] In retrospect, the Dandy Warhols' greatest sin was ambition. Almost a decade after Dig!, the endlessly engrossing documentary in which Courtney Taylor-Taylor declared his group "the most well-adjusted band in America," the Dandies are practically neck-and-neck with Everclear for the title of "Most Hated Band in Portland," and as far as I can tell, that's mostly because, much like Art Alexakis, the band dared to dream bigger than the Rose City. Sure, Taylor-Taylor gives off a vibe of well-studied rock-star assholishness (also: his name is Courtney Taylor-Taylor), and its music borrows from past decades of rock-’n’-roll cool without earning any of that cred for itself, but it can't be said that the group doesn't know how to write a good tune. In fact, it has penned some great ones, most of which are contained on 2000's Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia, which it will perform here—appropriately, in the year of the album's 13th anniversary—in full.



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

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

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

Hot Chip, Slow Magic

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

[DANCE-POP] In 2008, British electro-jammers Hot Chip turned out a landmark album in Made In The Dark. It combined dance, disco, synth-pop, house and frantic ...

8 pm | $28.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Petunia and the Vipers

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

[HONKY-TONKISH] A lot of artists who have come to be regarded as essential pieces of the country music canon—Hank Williams Sr., Ferlin Husky, Buck Owens—have abs ...

8 pm | $10.
Duff's Garage 2530 NE 82nd Ave. Portland Map

PHOX, Yoya

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

[WISCONSIN MELANCHOLY] For the past decade, there has been hauntingly beautiful music coming out of the cheese woods. PHOX, the latest Wisconsinites to make a vocal- ...

9 pm | $15.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | 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
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close