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Band of Horses

BRANDON WIDDER
8 pm, Wednesday August 07 | $30 advance, $35 day of show.
Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St.
 

[WILD HORSES] Expectations were high when producer Glyn Johns stepped in to helm Band of Horses’ latest effort, Mirage Rock. Why wouldn't they be? The man engineered the first Zeppelin album, for Christ’s sake. With Its flannel-clad naivety coming undone, the band’s last album shifted into the Southern-psychedelic expanses and soft-rock touchiness of its Sub Pop contemporaries, but Johns' undeniable touch gave Mirage Rock just as much a CSNY shine as ‘90s-alt-rock polish. Frontman Ben Bridwell’s tenor is honeyed as ever, his epiphany-laden lyrics in full Carolina swing, but the reverb-heavy guitars still owe just as much to Dinosaur Jr as the Stones.



Where: Crystal Ballroom
Phone: 225-0047
Address: 1332 W Burnside St.
Website: www.mcmenamins.com

 
 

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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