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Kepi Ghoulie, Dog Party, The Bloodtypes and Primitive Idols


Katie O'Brien's (map) Northeast
Wed., July 10, 6 p.m. 2013 All Ages

Eliza Sohn

If you missed Groovie Ghoulies founding member Kepi Ghoulie last August at SMMR BMMR when he was backed by the Mean Jeans, here is another chance to catch the prolific garage pop-punk staple playing a plugged-in set. He's doing two shows tonight at Katie O's, one early all-ages and a later set for the 21-and-over crowd. Last time I caught Kepi I was blown away by his next-level stage banter. He turned his acoustic set into a storytelling session, while peppering in enough jokes to hold the audience's attention whenever he put the guitar down for a few minutes. His effortless wit and enthusiasm left me feeling more connected to the music than I would have been had he rattled off songs one after another. Weeks after that set ended, any between-song banter I heard at a show felt bland and contrived after witnessing Kepi's mastery. CHIPP TERWILLIGER

Katie O'Brien's

2809 NE Sandy, Portland, OR 97213
Hours: Daily 8 am-2:30 am

Venue Hours
  • Daily 8 am-2:30 am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., July 10, 6 p.m. 2013
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