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Dogtooth and Bad Mitten Orchestra

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LaurelThirst Public House (map) Northeast
Fri., May 18, 9:30 p.m. 2012 21+

Laurelthirst

For an acoustic band, Dogtooth manage to be really loud. If you're suffering from banjo fatigue, their new self-titled probably isn't for you, but for a multigenerational boot stomp/barn dance, you'd be hard-pressed to find better. Dogtooth are workaholic performers about town, which is a good thing, since this music demands to be heard live. They have found that elusive sonic bridge between the Great Depression and this new one, with hooky songwriting and the authenticity of roots music, unadulterated by newfangled electric guitars. This is the sound that T-Bone Burnett has been chasing for the last 30 years. There are harmonicas, mandolins, and fiddles, and four-sixths of the band sings. Not with carefully composed harmonies, but in a way that sounds muscular and spontaneous—like maybe we could all join in. REBECCA WILSON

LaurelThirst Public House

2958 NE Glisan St., Portland, OR 97232
503-232-1504
Hours: Mon 4 pm-12 am, Tues-Wed 10:30 am-12 am, Thurs 10:30 am-2 am, Sat 10:30 am-2 am, Sun 10:30 am-12 am
http://www.laurelthirst.com/

Venue Hours
  • Mon 4 pm-12 am, Tues-Wed 10:30 am-12 am, Thurs 10:30 am-2 am, Sat 10:30 am-2 am, Sun 10:30 am-12 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Fri., May 18, 9:30 p.m. 2012
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