Sunday, March 18, 2012

Post Up for the Week of March 19, 2012

Hey everyone, It's me again, Dave Johnson again to pester you a bit more. I trust you made some good musical choices over the weekend. I don't have to tell you that one of the biggest points behind this blog is to get out and support 'live' music. We have such a diverse community here and I'd like to encourage a dialogue if you choose to participate. One of the things I know for certain is that you know what you like too. If you have something you believe is worthy of mention please shoot me an e-mail at: I have my opinions, but I am grateful for your watchful eye. Thank you for paying attention.

On the radar screen for this week:

CD coverAt the Muddy Rudder on Monday March 19th it's an evening of stellar country blues from one of Portland's favorite sons - Lloyd Jones performs from 7:30 to 10:30. It is categorically ALWAYS a treat to listen to Lloyd do his 'thang' on Mondays at 'The Rudder' Satisfaction Guaranteed!


At the Aladdin Theatre on Tuesday March 20th -  'There is a fat man, in the bathtub, with the blues.' No it's not your blog substitute host, Dave Johnson - (I prefer to shower) It's Little Feat w/ The Villians  this show starts at 8:00pm and if you're a fan, you're likely to have already been aware of this show. The band is in Portland at least every other year and is a breath of fresh air for those of us who remember 'Dallas Alice.'

On Wednesday March 21st - at The Crystal Ballroom get ready for an evening with The Drive-By Truckers. Doors open at 8:00 and the show starts at 9:00
Listen to 'Women Without Whiskey' at the link below

On Thursday March 22nd at Halibut's you'll find Lisa Mann and Her Really Good Band. This woman can S-I-N-G and she's an intelligent and thoughtful bad ass bass player too. Listen to her cover the quintessential Etta James tune 'At Last'

On Friday, March 23rd at Mississippi Studios - Of Montreal headlines a three act evening of nouveaux pop brilliance. Doors open at 8:00 and the show begins at 9:00.

I hope this will help you with your musical decision making for the week. And once again, thank you for supporting 'live' music in our fair city - Portland, Oregon.

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