Home / Events / Music Calendar / Reverend Horton Heat, Nekromantix, Old Man Markley

Reverend Horton Heat, Nekromantix, Old Man Markley

MATTHEW SINGER
8 pm, Friday January 10 | $22 advance, $25 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom
128 NE Russell St.
 

[PSYCHOBILLY G.O.A.T.S] Calling Texas trio Reverend Horton Heat the kings of psychobilly is both a compliment and a curse. It\'s true that no one else has mastered the genre\'s amphetamine cocktail of punk thrash \'n\' gnash and countrified twang with as much precision as the trio of guitarist-sermonizer Jim Heath, bassist Jimbo Wallace and whoever happens to be sitting behind the drum kit on a given tour. But being considered the cream of such a small niche-crop means ruling from the margins. And that’s a shame, because the reality is the band understands rock ’n’ roll—period—better than most. No matter, though: the Rev has already charged through damn near 30 years of cultdom with a rowdy, ear-blasting live show, and though it hasn\'t issued a new studio album since 2009’s Laughin’ and Cryin’ with the Reverend Horton Heat, in terms of its road-warrior status, it doesn\'t look like the band will be drawing back any time soon.



Where: Wonder Ballroom
Phone: 284-8686
Address: 128 NE Russell St.

 
 

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Diarrhea Planet, Ex Hex, Summer Cannibals

Friday, May 22, 2015

[GARAGE SHREDDERS] What better way to counterbalance the raucous, riff-heavy sausage fest of Diarrhea Planet than with the flawless, female-fronted garage pop of Ex ...

9 pm | $15 tickets available online day of show only.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Waterboys, Connor Kennedy and Minstrel

Friday, May 22, 2015

[ROCK] Far from the pastoral, acoustified extremes of 1988's classic Fisherman's Blues—whose sessions were exhaustively cataloged in last year's six-disc, C ...

8 pm | $35. Under 21 permitted with legal guardian.
Aladdin Theater 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland Web | Map

Father John Misty, Temples

Friday, May 22, 2015

[BEARD GARBAGE] Band-dude dickbaggery reaches its sad apotheosis with Joshua Tillman’s work as Father John Misty. While it’s easy to hate the casual misogyny and ...

9 pm | Sold out.
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Wonder Ballroom

Royal Blood, Mini Mansions

Monday, May 25, 2015

[ROCK] Rock 'n' roll isn’t dead: It just looks a lot different. These days its host takes the shape of a guitarless two-piece from Brighton, U.K. Royal Blood was s ...

8:30 pm | $20-$22
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Shy Girls, P. Morris, Blossom

Friday, May 29, 2015

[SLOW JAMS] The snowballing force of nature known as Shy Girls is growing bigger still. Dan Vidmar’s sultry R&B act just toured with Haim and is fresh off the ...

9 pm | $15 advance, $18 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close