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Howe Gelb, Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter and Tracy Shedd

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Doug Fir (map) Southeast
Thu., Dec. 15, 9 p.m. 2011 21+

Howe Gelb
$14-16

There are few performers whose trajectories are as difficult to track as that of Howe Gelb. Best known for his work with Giant Sand, Gelb is also a whorish collaborator, having performed and recorded alongside more musicians than can reasonably be counted. Among his most recent works is Alegrias, an album that he reportedly recorded on a rooftop in Córdoba, Spain, with a group of Andalusian musicians. It's a deeply hued collection of Gelb's deconstructionist "erosion rock" brand of Americana, with plenty of old-world gypsy flair. He also recently released the weird Snarl Some Piano collection this year, an experimental album that sees him recording the piano via guitar pickups. As for what Gelb will be playing tonight, and what vein he'll be playing in, your guess is as good as mine. NED LANNAMANN

Doug Fir

830 E Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
503-231-9663
Hours: Daily 7 am-2:30am
http://dougfirlounge.com/

Venue Hours
  • Daily 7 am-2:30am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Thu., Dec. 15, 9 p.m. 2011