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Just People, Excellent Gentlemen, Volifonix

AP KRYZA
9 pm, Thursday August 11 | $8 advance, $10 day of show
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[SOUL STEW] Portland quintets Just People and Excellent Gentlemen seem a strange marriage, with the former specializing in folksy pop rock and the latter specializing in baby-makin’ funk and soul compositions. But there is a common thread: Both groups feature soulful vocals. Whether it’s People’s Scott Gilmore crooning mellow Dylan/Cat Stevens-esque melodies (“Youth is not your age, it’s how much you believe”) and forceful social awareness amid crunching guitars or the multiple Gentlemen vocalists urging their audience to get down (or go down) on the dance floor, passion is each group’s forte.

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
 
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