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Fruit Bats and Pearly Gate Music

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Doug Fir (map) Southeast
Sat., Sept. 1, 9 p.m. 2012 21+

Doug Fir
$15

It's rare to find a band as consistently satisfying as Fruit Bats, the outfit of now-Portland-based songwriter Eric D. Johnson. Fruit Bats have evolved into a powerhouse live band, dipping into breezy soul, strummy folk, and bong-resin rawk with equal skill, making everything they play almost inconceivably catchy. This may be the end of an era for the Bats, with tonight's show and an appearance at Bumbershoot being their last shows for a little while, closing the end of the cycle inaugurated by 2011's excellent Tripper LP. It's also a chance to see the vastly underrated Pearly Gate Music, the band of songwriter Zach Tillman, who's been moonlighting as Pure Bathing Culture's bassist but has an arsenal of his own terrific songs at his disposal. 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.
  • Sat., Sept. 1, 9 p.m. 2012
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