Some hype about Portland isn't all it's cracked up to be—the rent, the roses, the retirement—but musicians like Laura Gibson and bands like Typhoon are worth heaps of hometown pride. Gibson's folksy voice and the quadrillion harmonic people in Typhoon are fun and engaging enough to make you get all sentimental about PDX. SARAH MIRK
1332 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97209
Hours: Doors usually open an hour before show time.