Home / Events / Music Calendar / Wire, Helmet, Chastity Belt

Wire, Helmet, Chastity Belt

MICHAEL MANNHEIMER
8 pm., Wednesday November 20 | $23 advance, $25 day of show.
Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St.
 
[PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT] When groundbreaking British punk-not-punk band Wire originally disbanded in 1980, it left behind a bank of unrecorded material that rivaled anything the group did on its first three near-perfect records. Hardcore fans knew where to find songs like “Ally in Exile” and “Eels Sang Lino”—the messy, live stopgap Document and Eyewitness—but in March, the band did everyone a favor by releasing a brand-new album of rerecorded and rejiggered versions of what should have been its fourth album. Change Becomes Us is both atmospheric and intensely physical, the sound of an expert art-rock outfit pushing its limits without necessarily amping up the volume. This is how you age gracefully.

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

 
 

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Mimicking Birds, the Ghost Ease, Kevin Lee Florence

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

[COSMIC PSYCH-FOLK] While the lo-fi approach to folk continues to be a shortcut to intimacy, the ability to seek mastery of studio flourishes, such as cavernous reve ...

8 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Alchemy Matinee: Leon Vynehall, Lincolnup, Sappho, Maxx Bass, Andy Warren

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

[OUTSIDER HOUSE] “Butterflies”—Leon Vynehall’s highly anticipated 2014 posi-house groover—was the loft party smash of the summer in the U.K. The track neve ...

Noon. | $10.
Rotture 315 SE 3rd Ave. Portland Web | Map

Jmsn, Rochelle Jordan, Devon Baldwin

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

[BLUE-EYED SOUL] Courted by the major labels since high school, the former Christian Berishaj spent his teen years recording forgettable pop craft for Atlantic (as L ...

8:30 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map
Also At Crystal Ballroom

Rob Delaney

Sunday, Mar 01, 2015

Comedy Central has proclaimed him the funniest man on Twitter (“Doughnuts are gay bagels”), but Delaney is pretty funny live, too, with plenty of pathos alongside the outlandish bits. 

8 pm Sunday, March 1 | $25
Crystal Ballroom 1332 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