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Gregory Alan Isakov

BRANDON WIDDER
9 pm., Tuesday August 27 | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[FOLKSMITH] In a way, Gregory Alan Isakov’s ethereal acoustic tunes or melodic wanderings beg comparison to Jack Johnson. It’s subtle—Isakov’s delicate ruminations regarding broken hearts and the cosmos delve far deeper than songs about bubbly toes ever could—but on his latest release, The Weatherman, the South African-born, Philly-raised singer-songwriter gives off undeniable mellow-dude vibes, even if he’s more apt to sing about gardening than surfing. The new album finds the now Colorado-based musician channeling neo-folk vibes through finger-plucked arpeggios nestled alongside piano-dipped waltzes, scant string arrangements, with the occasional excursion into full-on popdom.

Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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