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The Strange Boys, Natural Child and Blood Beach


East End (map) Southeast
Sat., March 26, 8 p.m. 2011 21+

Lauren Brooks

When Scion first released their boxy, customizable cars, few people would have guessed they'd take their youth-culture-based branding right back into the garage. Now almost everything associated with garage rock has a Scion stamp of approval, from their recurring Garage Fest (which debuted here in Portland) to the 7-inch singles they've been releasing (initially given away, then eBayed for profit). To have Southern bands the Strange Boys and Natural Child, who released a split for Scion A/V, on the same bill is a real treat. Nashville's Natural Child walk the tightrope between T. Rex's boogie strut and Jeff the Brotherhood's riffage (coincidentally, Natural Child also has two out-of-print singles on JtB's own Infinity Cat label), which is a welcome companion to Strange Boys' nasally, nugget-y Stones vibes. Fuck the classics, we got our own. TRAVIS RITTER

East End

203 SE Grand, Portland, OR 97214

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  • Sat., March 26, 8 p.m. 2011
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