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The Lower 48, Oh Darling and Sean Spellman


Doug Fir (map) Southeast
Wed., Aug. 22, 9 p.m. 2012 21+

Doug Fir

Who knows when the Lower 48 will exhaust their penchant for geography, but let's hope it carries them through another album at least. Like a good map, the Portland-by-way-of-Minnesota trio brims with possibility, even at their most utilitarian. With only an EP and an album—last fall's Where All Maps End—in their knapsacks, they have reached a maturity, a gravitas, that coexists surprisingly well with their warmth. A lot of this is the product of Sarah Parson, whose singular voice comes from deep within her throat, providing aural texture to cling to, even when the band is at their most mellow. Parson's voice is in direct contrast to that of Jasmine Ash, the ethereal lady who fronts LA-based Oh Darling. Her voice is so sweet that, no joke, a chocolate company used one of her solo songs in an international advertising campaign. Classic rocker Sean Spellman of Quiet Life will open the eccentric lineup. REBECCA WILSON

Doug Fir

830 E Burnside St., Portland, OR 97214
Hours: Daily 7 am-2:30am

Venue Hours
  • Daily 7 am-2:30am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., Aug. 22, 9 p.m. 2012
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