Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Dickies, Mean Jeans, the Decliners, Ruff Hausen

The Dickies, Mean Jeans, the Decliners, Ruff Hausen

JAY HORTON
9:30 pm., Friday November 29 | $22 advance, $27 day of show.
Tonic Lounge
3100 NE Sandy Blvd.
 
[POWER-POP-PUNK] Opening their Satyricon set 17 years ago with the pointed jeer, “In case you haven’t noticed, we’re really fucking old,” the Dickies’ sheer endurance beggars reason. Novelty covers and penis puppets are rarely pillars of longevity, after all. But with so many of their class of ’77 cohorts consigned to cautionary tales or miscast as elder statesmen, the venerable Los Angeles troupe has aged better than anyone could’ve dreamed. They always had a musicianship above and beyond their peers—snottily sped-up classic rock demands such—and, embracing caricature from the outset, had no relevance or cachet to lose. Maybe they never quite fit in with the teenage-rebellion crowd, but middle-aged tastes and infantile humor are evidently forever. 

Where: Tonic Lounge
Phone: 238-0543
Address: 3100 NE Sandy Blvd.
Website: facebook.com/TonicLoungePDX

 
 

Tonic Lounge

3100 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Beck, Jenny Lewis

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

[FUNK-SOUL BROTHER] Though Beck has often blurred the lines between genre and convention, his recent work—first as a producer for the likes of Stephen Malkmus and ...

6:30 pm | Sold out.
McMenamin's Edgefield 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale Troutdale Web | Map

Jamie XX

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

[POST-DUBSTEP] Listening to Jamie Smith’s solo work, it’s hard to believe he’s produced for the likes of Drake and Alicia Keys. With ominous, minimalist beats and dice ...

9 pm | $15.
Rotture 315 SE 3rd Ave. Portland Web | Map

Liam Finn

Friday, Aug 22, 2014

[IMAGINATIVE INDIE] Liam Finn has quietly produced some of the most underrated dream-rock of the last five years. The New Zealand raised, New York-based son ...

9:30 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
White Eagle Saloon 836 N Russell St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Tonic Lounge

Final Weekly Recurring Humor Night

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

After 3½ years, one of the sturdiest fixtures of the local standup scene will come to an end tonight. The indomita ...

9 pm every Wednesday through Aug. 27 | “Pay what you want,” $3-$5 suggested
Tonic Lounge 3100 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close