Home / Events / Music Calendar / Afghan Whigs, Early Winters

Afghan Whigs, Early Winters

JAY HORTON
9 pm, Monday April 14 | $30.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 

[ROCK AND SOUL] Ever too beholden to garage-R&B leanings to gain much cultural traction amid the reign of grunge, the Afghan Whigs closed up shop around the end of the ’90s as beloved also-rans. But in those final days of alt-radio ubiquity, even relative disappointments cast a long shadow: The seeds of Do to The Beast, the Whigs' first album in 16 years, were planted during the band's surprise 2013 SXSW appearance with Usher, and news of the upcoming release was broken by Bob "Better Call Saul" Odenkirk. Even without founding guitarist Rick McCollum, the boys' soul-rending maelstrom hasn't much changed—frontman Greg Dulli, busying himself with Twilight Singers and Gutter Twins the past decade, might actually be in better voice nowadays—and given the sorry state of whatever we're calling modern rock, they've every right to play the conquering heroes.



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
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Upset, Colleen Green

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

[POWER POP GOES TO COLLEGE] How’s this for a perfect bill: California songwriter and Descendents fanatic Colleen Green opening for power-pop lifers Upset, featurin ...

9:30 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Bunk Bar 1028 SE Water Ave. Portland Web | Map

Catholic Guilt, Bad Future, the Stops, Movimiento Punk!

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

[AUSTRIAN HARDCORE] Apparently it's Euroweek at the Know. Following a night of Parisian hardcore from Youth Avoiders, the Alberta dive welcomes the Austrian band Catho ...

8 pm | Call venue for ticket information.
The Know 2026 NE Alberta St. Portland Web | Map

Mac DeMarco, Dinner

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015

[SLACKER SAGE] Mac DeMarco’s woozy pop is nearly as sapless as his party-dog persona is odious, but there are a few moments on last year’s Salad Days when ...

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

Southerly, Team Evil, Ritchie Young, Ryan Barber

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

[CHAMBER ROCK] If Krist Krueger, aka Southerly, knew he was being summarized in blurb form, he’d likely have an aneurysm. Integral to Krueger’s art are the disti ...

9 pm | $6.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Mikal Cronin, Old Light

Friday, Apr 24, 2015

[RAMBLING POP] Mikal Cronin makes road trip music: laid back, with catchy choruses that are easy to sing along with and the kind of sentimental sunniness that makes ...

9 pm | $13 advance, $15 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Clark, Nosaj Thing, D Tiberio

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015

[THROBBING DYSTOPIA] It’s rare in the modern tangle of the deep web for electronic artists to stand alone without name-checks appropriating their singularity for s ...

9 pm | $15 advance, $17 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E 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