Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Goddamn Gallows, Calamity Cubes

The Goddamn Gallows, Calamity Cubes

BRANDON WIDDER
9 pm., Friday August 02 | $10.
Dante's
350 W Burnside St.
 
[GYPSY PUNK] It’s tough to decipher whether the Goddamn Gallows’ Mikey Classic is being honest or ironic when he spouts off the phrase “Ya’ll motherfuckers need Jesus” over a flurry of distorted guitar and plucking banjo on the band’s latest album, Seven Devils. It’s a telling line from the rootsy band of Motor City heathens with seemingly no qualms about cobbling together old-timey bluegrass, carnivalesque folk and lo-fi rockabilly. Accordion-seared cuts like “47 Crosses” and the instrumental “Instant Major Felony” shine with grime, while the cover of Townes Van Zandt’s “Waiting Around to Die” sounds more sincere than the original ever could. If rock’n’roll is the devil’s music, the Gallows are a whole other breed of mean.

Where: Dante's
Phone: 226-6630
Address: 350 W Burnside St.
Website: www.danteslive.com

 
 

Dante's

350 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Drive-By Truckers, Shovels and Rope

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[RAGGED ROCK] For a brief moment in 2011, with the release of the slightly lackluster Go-Go Boots, it seemed as though the Drive-By Truckers’ career was careening toward mediocrity. Frontmen ...
8 pm. | $26.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Eyehategod, Stoneburner, Sioux, Dead by Dawn

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[SLUDGE KINGS] This will be New Orleans doom merchant Eyehategod’s first stop in Portland since the passing of drummer Joey Lacaze. Though his mighty swing will be missed, young replacement Aaron Ha ...
9 pm. | $18.
Branx 320 SE 2nd Ave. Portland Web | Map

Stumpfest: Trans Am, Federation X, Life Coach, Drab Majesty, Hot Victory

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
[COKE ROCK] Recent press photos of Trans Am say everything you need to know about the D.C. trio: The members’ coordinating white-on-white getups and comically large mirrored sunglasses look the way ...
8:30 pm. | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Dante's

Karaoke From Hell

Monday, Apr 28, 2014
Dante's 350 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

A Salute to Late-Night with Aaron Ross

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Aaron Ross—perhaps better known as his libidinous, boozy alter ego Ed Forman—puts away the polyester for a month of shows dedicated to the titans of late-night TV. Each week moves through the deca ...
10 pm Tuesdays through April 29. | $3.
Dante's 350 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Karaoke From Hell

Monday, May 05, 2014
Dante's 350 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close