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The Mavericks


Revolution Hall (map) Southeast
Thu., Oct. 12, 8 p.m. 2017 21+

The Mavericks

For better or worse, country music went through monumental changes in the early ’90s with the emergence of artists like Garth Brooks, Brooks and Dunn, and Shania Twain. To some, country music was the new rock ’n’ roll; to others, country had lost its way. The Mavericks—with their silky voiced, Cuban-rooted vocalist Raul Malo—released their debut in 1991, straddling the line between country and the music of Malo’s upbringing. It was traditional in the sense that the Mavericks weren’t trying to score hit singles with flashy videos, but you could hear a great band in the making in that debut. This solidified with 1994’s What a Crying Shame, and the band never really looked back. While Malo has taken a few solo detours, the Mavericks always seem to come back without missing a beat. Their new LP, Brand New Day, shows the band dabbling in multiple styles as they always have. It’s striking to hear a band born from such a specific era in country music still writing songs that are timeless and genuine. MARK LORE

Revolution Hall

1300 SE Stark #110, Portland, OR 97214

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