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The Boxer Rebellion and Canon Blue

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Doug Fir (map) Southeast
Sun., May 13, 9 p.m. 2012 21+

Doug Fir
$13-15

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The Boxer Rebellion has the kind of international Anglophone lineup that gives rise to suspicions of record studio execs with deep pockets and clever marketing strategies—One Direction for the parents of One Direction fans. This couldn't be further from the truth. At one point, nine years ago, the Boxer Rebellion were in fact signed to a record label, Poptones, which promptly went bust. Despite critical acclaim in the UK and a key secondary roll in the atrocious Drew Barrymore vehicle Going the Distance, they've remained unsigned ever since. On The Cold Still, the Boxer Rebellion have written a third album of sweeping, beautiful rock-pop that brings to mind early Radiohead, young Chris Martin, and especially Doves, another band that prizes epic, chiming guitar music over the whims of fashion in either music or hairstyle. REBECCA WILSON

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.
  • Sun., May 13, 9 p.m. 2012