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Nick Jaina and Esme Patterson


Roadside Attraction (map) Southeast
Wed., Jan. 16, 9 p.m. 2013 21+

Seeing Nick Jaina play Roadside Attraction will assuredly be a heartwarming and beautiful experience. The bar's quirky, old-timey décor seems perfectly suited to his comforting, emotion-filled songwriting. After spending the latter half of the '00s successfully putting out well-received albums on Hush Records, Jaina decided to step back from the mic to write and produce 2011's The Beanstalks That Have Brought Us Here Are Gone, an album that featured all female vocalists, including locals Luz Elena Mendoza of Y la Bamba, Laura Gibson, and many other stand-out talents. The renowned songwriter didn't stop there, though, and as of late has been pursuing the more intellectual side of music, composing for theater and ballet. Paired with the incredible singer Esmé Patterson of the Denver-based baroque collective Paper Bird, I look forward to looking back on this intimate performance with nostalgia. ROCHELLE HUNTER

Roadside Attraction

1000 SE 12th Ave., Portland, OR 97214
Hours: Daily 3 pm-1 am

Venue Hours
  • Daily 3 pm-1 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., Jan. 16, 9 p.m. 2013
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