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Portland Rescue Mission Benefit


Crystal Ballroom (map) Downtown
Wed., Nov. 3, 8 p.m. 2010 All Ages

Eliza Sohn

We always knew Emmylou Harris was a class act, but if you needed any further proof, tonight's show is a benefit for the Portland Rescue Mission and the Shepherd's Door Rescue for Women. These ministry centers help homeless people get back on their feet, and it's incredibly generous of Harris to dedicate her time to the local charities' efforts. For this show, she'll be backed by drummer Brian Blade, bassist Chris Thomas, and multi-instrumentalist Greg Leisz—plus Daniel Lanois, the producer who helmed what might be the best album of Harris' career, 1995's Wrecking Ball. Having Lanois, a fine singer/songwriter in his own right, take time out of his busy schedule—he just produced Neil Young's brand-new album Le Noise, and is also getting a new band, Black Dub, under way with Trixie Whitley, daughter of the late Chris Whitley—means that this won't be a typical Emmylou Harris show. With proceeds going towards the missions' efforts, your money couldn't be better spent. NED LANNAMANN

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
Hours: Doors usually open an hour before show time.

Venue Hours
  • Doors usually open an hour before show time.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., Nov. 3, 8 p.m. 2010
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