GOSSIP, MAGIC MOUTH, BONNIE MONTGOMERY
(Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside) Read our article on Gossip.


THEESATISFACTION, KINGDOM CRUMBS
(Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside) Read our article on THEESatisfaction.


DOLOREAN
(LaurelThirst Public House, 2958 NE Glisan) Every Wednesday in October, Dolorean plays free happy hour sets at the LaurelThirst, offering the perfect occasion to ease out of those workday blues and into a stiff drink. Led by songwriter extraordinaire Al James, the band's one of the best in town, alternating between fiery rock and the lonesomest folk you'll ever hear. NED LANNAMANN


TIN HOUSE RELEASE: GOLDEN RETRIEVER, CLOAKS
(Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison) The wholly excellent Tin House magazine is throwing an awesome shindig tonight titled Tin House: A Slice of the City featuring readings from local luminaries Jon Raymond and Pauls Toutonghi paired with great local bands Golden Retriever and Cloaks. All to celebrate the cultural exchange between PDX and Brooklyn. Thanks, Brooklyn! WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY