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Grand Lake Islands, Northern Currents and Stephen Agustin & the Fourth Wall


Kelly's Olympian (map) Downtown
Wed., July 17, 9 p.m. 2013 21+


Since migrating to Portland from Brooklyn in 2012 with his Grand Lake Islands moniker in tow, Erik Emanuelson has trudged to intimate shows in unlikely venues with little more than a quiver of expansive folk compositions and a guitar. Considering he ditched a full-time job as an English teacher to hawk his wares out west, it's understandable he'd want to hit the ground running. Smartly, he brought a finished recording along with him, and after almost a year, Emanuelson's recruited a regular band, featuring members of Harlowe and the Great North Woods. The pressing of the EP, Wake of Waking, was just successfully crowd-source funded; its understated instrumentation of piano, lap steel, mandolin, and lots of choir-like melodies is buoyed by Emanuelson's quavering vocals and lyrical phrasing. RYAN J. PRADO

Kelly's Olympian

426 SW Washington, Portland, OR 97204
Hours: Daily, 10am-2am

Venue Hours
  • Daily, 10am-2am
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Wed., July 17, 9 p.m. 2013
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