With Portlanders of every vintage so eager to ennoble the
fallen, let us remember two things about Slabtown as the longtime
Northwest venue fades into memory. Fairly or not, local nightlife
Rolling through Portland’s many barroom skee-ball lanes.
Portland is about to lose one of its best bar-game bars.
That’s Slabtown, the punk club and pinball haven also known for having
one of the city’s better barroom skee-ball tables, which is sl
Who: Ryan Miller (guitar), Jon Scheid (bass), Phil Cleary (drums).
Sounds like: Steve Albini, Rick Froberg and Damon
Che soundtracking a disjointed art film about speed freaks careening
Slabtown1033 NW 16th Ave., 971-229-1455, slabtownbar.net. Noon-2:30 am daily. Look, there’s Punch Bowl Social’s more slick version of a fun center, or there’s the improvised, homegrown, cheap-as
If the name makes you uncomfortable, don’t worry: This buzzing New York punk band is already set to self-destruct.
Perfect Pussy is a band with an
expiration date. Or so says Ray McAndrew, guitarist for the Syracuse,
N.Y., noise-punk band, which, for the past six months, has been gaining
national attention f