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Devo and Octopus Project

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Crystal Ballroom (map) Downtown
Wed., March 16, 9 p.m. 2011 All Ages

$40-100

Devo-lution isn't a theory; it's a reality. As the end of the world looms, who could have guessed that Akron, Ohio's favorite spuds would remain as vital now as when they were acerbic goofballs making weird, punky synth-pop 35 years ago? After reuniting in the late '00s, the now-graying band unleashed live front-to-back interpretations of both Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo and Duty Now for the Future; last year the band released Something for Everybody, their first album of new material in almost two decades. While it's unmistakably Devo, the album wears the strange early-'80s electronic interpolations of Yello's Claro Que Si and Sparks' In Outer Space on the removable sleeves of their yellow suits. This time, the band will literally give something for everybody, pulling both from new material and the fun-da-mental classics. TRAVIS RITTER

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
225-0047
Hours: Doors usually open an hour before show time.
http://www.mcmenamins.com/425-crystal-ballroom-home

Venue Hours
  • Doors usually open an hour before show time.
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., March 16, 9 p.m. 2011
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