Tonight in Music: Born Losers, Diarrhea Planet, John Henry's '80s Night & More
TURBO PERFECTO, BORN LOSERS, BROTHER JOSEPH
(The Know, 2026 NE Alberta) Read our article on the Born Losers.
DIARRHEA PLANET, THE SO SO GLOS, BOOM!
(Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi) Refined people with discriminating taste know better than to titter over the name Diarrhea Planet. For you see, this Nashville combo perpetrates not some childish scatological joke; rather, they conjure up wicked awesome rawk. Their newest, I'm Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams, is a sterling masterpiece of high art, as well as being stonerific and, like, totally sweet. NED LANNAMANN
THE LEGENDARY JOHN HENRY'S '80S NIGHT
(The Foggy Notion, 3416 N Lombard) The world doesn't need another '80s dance night, to be certain, but what about a revival of an '80s night... from the past? Apparently, '80s Night at John Henry's bar in Eugene is the stuff of local legend for anyone who went to U of O between 2000 and 2012. Ben Hubbird of Party Damage Records tells the Mercury, "I credit them with turning my Thursdays into Fridays and my Fridays into hungover disasters for most of my early 20s." Under new management, John Henry's has undergone a renovation and is currently called 77 Broadway—and the venerable Thursday night tradition is but a shadow of the past. Fortunately, the party's coming north with the original trio of DJs for one night only, so tonight's your chance to relive those memories—or lack thereof. NED LANNAMANN
(Hotel deLuxe Parking Garage, SW 15h & Yamhill) Ring out the summer with an outdoor dance party that's decidedly different! Portland Mercury presents Silent Disco on the rooftop at the Hotel deLuxe—where you receive special headphones upon entry and dance your ass off to the internally raucous tunes of DJ Beyondadoubt, DJ TJ, and more! Wanna chat? Take off your headphones. Wanna dance? Put 'em on and shake the night away. WM.™ STEVEN HUMPHREY