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ZZ Ward, Grizfolk and The Oh My's

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Wonder Ballroom (map) Northeast
Wed., April 2, 8 p.m. 2014 All Ages

Wonder Ballroom
$18.50-100

I've seen ZZ Ward—full name: Zsuzsanna Eva Ward—compared to Adele, but I'm more impressed that she got her start not far from Portland, playing blues with her father in Roseburg, Oregon. On Ward's 2012 debut, Til the Casket Drops, the songstress mixes the blues of Muddy Waters and Big Mama Thornton with the hiphop influence of Nas and Jay-Z. And it seems to work, although her voice is what really stands out—slinky and soulful. She writes good songs, too. Ward now occupies an interesting space in which she's found some success, but hasn't yet busted through like Adele. Despite that, I get the feeling she's in this for the long haul. MARK LORE

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell, Portland, OR 97212
503-284-8686
Hours: Ballroom open for events only, Cafe open: Tues-Sat 5 pm-"late"
http://wonderballroom.com

Venue Hours
  • Ballroom open for events only, Cafe open: Tues-Sat 5 pm-"late"
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This event is in the past.
  • Wed., April 2, 8 p.m. 2014
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