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The Frames and Tim Easton

Wonder Ballroom (map) Northeast
Sat., Nov. 27, 8 p.m. 2010 21+

Wonder Ballroom
$25

Remember that movie-musical Once, starring the Frames' frontman/sweetheart/baby cheeks/widdle ickle cutesybottom Glen Hansard? I wish I didn't: Once was too much. It introduced me to a world of saccharine Irish vanilla-rock that made me a little ashamed of my people for a minute. First I thought things couldn't get any worse than the sanctimony of latter-day Bono. Then there was Boyzone—that had to be the nadir, right? WRONG! Hansard might be a saint in person, but he sings like a sensitive beardo in some college dorm room trying to make the girls swoon with his Sarah McLachlan impression. "I don't know you, but I want you/All the more for that/Words fall through me and always fool me/And I can't react." Please. Spare us. BRENDAN KILEY

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"
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sat., Nov. 27, 8 p.m. 2010
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