Home / Events / Music Calendar / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; Galactic

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; Galactic

BRETT CAMPBELL
7 pm, Saturday August 16 | $29.50-$49.50
Oregon Zoo
4001 SW Canyon Road
 

[NEW NEW ORLEANS] For all its historical significance as the seedbed of American music, contemporary New Orleans music (with exceptions like the Neville Brothers) has too often come off like the soundtrack to a theme park or historical museum. Young Tremé native Troy Andrews, who got his start via a documentary tribute to Louis Armstrong, refused to get trapped by his hometown's storied past, nor by the genres it has spawned. As Trombone Shorty, he's played his horn and sung with everyone from Lenny Kravitz to Eric Clapton to Cee Lo to Dr. John. His double-sax-fueled band Orleans Avenue mixes rootsy R&B, funk, hip-hop, rock, and jazz elements so adroitly he's actually more of a throwback to the Big Easy's original concept of being a spicy musical gumbo. Opening N.O. funksters Galactic would be worthy headliners themselves on this tasty double bill. 



Where: Oregon Zoo
Phone: 220-2789
Address: 4001 SW Canyon Road

 
 

Oregon Zoo

4001 SW Canyon Road
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

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

Shlohmo, Purple, Nick Melon

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015

[ELECTRONIC SUPERLATIVES] Back in the day, folks lamented the end of hip-hop’s golden age, then the D.A.I.S.Y. Age, and so on. Whatever beatsmithing has become, fo ...

9 pm | $17.
Branx 320 SE 2nd Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Soft Moon, Girl Tears, Mattress

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015

[DARK WAVE] Coming off like the soundtrack to some dystopian underworld, the Soft Moon is nothing if not dark and brooding. Combining elements of post-punk, shoegaze ...

8:30 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Holocene 1001 SE Morrison St. Web | Map
Also At Oregon Zoo
There's no more events in Oregon Zoo
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close