Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Afghan Whigs, Joseph Arthur

The Afghan Whigs, Joseph Arthur

PETE COTTELL
9 pm, Tuesday August 26 | $30. Through Aug. 27.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 

[TRANSGRESSIVE SOUL SHAKERS] A certain generation may groan upon recounting the boozy, lightly chauvinist bloodletting of Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli, but the proof of what made the Whigs an undeniable force is certainly in the proverbial pudding on this year’s comeback record, Do to the Beast. Out of the context set by its ’90s albums—specifically Gentleman—the sulking, orchestral grandeur of the record's high points hit with the kind of bombast Kings of Leon only wish they were romantic enough to conjure. Not even all the whiskey in the world could give modern poseurs the swagger and the stench to pull off what Dulli and co. continue to do with the aplomb of men half their age. 



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

Freeman, Arc Iris

Saturday, Nov 01, 2014

[SAD STUFF] This double-header is more like a night of revival. Aaron Freeman was formerly of Ween, and the pop-folk act Arc Iris was founded by Joice Adams, formerl ...

9 pm | $20.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Pissed Jeans, Stickers, VEXX

Sunday, Nov 02, 2014

[VERY LOUD] There’s nothing more punk than a day job at an insurance agency. OK, so most things are more punk than that, but there’s something inspiring about wo ...

9 pm | $15.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Denver, Houndstooth, Barna Howard

Sunday, Nov 02, 2014

[NO-GIMMICK COUNTRY] What defines “country” these days is open to interpretation. Denver certainly fits the bill, though, in a more traditionalist sense than mos ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Doug Fir Lounge

Freeman, Arc Iris

Saturday, Nov 01, 2014

[SAD STUFF] This double-header is more like a night of revival. Aaron Freeman was formerly of Ween, and the pop-folk act Arc Iris was founded by Joice Adams, formerl ...

9 pm | $20.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Pissed Jeans, Stickers, VEXX

Sunday, Nov 02, 2014

[VERY LOUD] There’s nothing more punk than a day job at an insurance agency. OK, so most things are more punk than that, but there’s something inspiring about wo ...

9 pm | $15.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Bear's Den, Dan Mangan, Christof

Monday, Nov 03, 2014

[BANJO-ROCK] London trio Bear’s Den come off more Irish than English, delivering folk with a flicker of the Celtic. There’s a bounty of soft twang ...

9 pm | $12 advance, $14 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