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The Dear Hunter, Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground, O'Brother and Naive Thieves


Hawthorne Theatre (map) Southeast
Sat., July 16, 8 p.m. 2011 All Ages


Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground's well-filled carnivalesque soundscapes reflect the fact that, while they're officially a three-person gig, up to 11 other musicians have been known to join the Seattle band onstage. Cutesy ragtime piano-playing lies beneath ever-progressing layers of violin, percussion, and even tuba. Lead vocalist/guitarist Kirk Huffman employs a guitar that artfully treads the line between overwhelmingly sexy and vaguely poppy, recalling—dare I say it—the Beatles, among other '60s flower-power projects. Gracing Kay Kay on stage will be progressive rock act the Dear Hunter, the blood, mind, and soul-child of Casey Crescenzo, former member of the Receiving End of Sirens. Taking a break from his psychologically epic six-part concept album, Crescenzo recently released The Color Spectrum, an overwhelming nine-EP anthology, with each EP meditating on a particular color. CECILIA D'ANASTASIO

Hawthorne Theatre

1507 SE Cesar E. Chavez, Portland, OR 97214

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  • Sat., July 16, 8 p.m. 2011
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