The Macks @ Ladd Taphouse [Portland, OR]

The manic madmen made marvelous music at the Ladd Taphouse on a Friday summer night. The Macks once again brought a killer energy to the stage on August 23rd, 2019. Accompanying The Macks we had Shaylee, Hannah DiMo, and The Weird Kids which made for a rocking line up.

Movements @ Hawthorne Theatre [Portland, OR]

The punk scene is live and well in the Good ol’ U-S-of-A and on Monday night it was splashed with just a bit of UK magic.¬†California based Movements teamed up with punk rockers Boston Manor, Trash Boat, and Drug Church to tour these patriotic states. Performing for the wild PDX crowd, there was plenty of punks in the pit and these kids go hard!

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Taking Back Sunday – 20th Anniversary Tour [Portland, OR]

Early 2000’s punk vibes and two albums performed back to back live? That’s right, on 04/20 in the stoney Portland, OR Taking back Sunday stole the stage at the Crystal Ballroom for the second night in a row. Performing Tell All Your Friends & Louder Now both in their entirety, fans received a heavy mix of early 2000’s feels. With support from The Maine, the 20th Anniversary Tour was not one to miss.

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Okilly Dokilly @ Dante’s [Portland, OR]

Howdilly Doodilly neigborinos! Okilly Dokilly‘s ReNeducation was in full effect at Dante’s on 02/15. Everything from the music to the VooDoo-dilly doughnut eating competition, the entire evening, was engulfed in Flanders. With support from the touring Playboy Manbaby and Portland local Titty Babies, Dante’s danced the night away.

Silverstein – When Broken Is Easily Fixed 15 Years Anniversary Tour [Portland, OR]

Close your eyes and picture the year 2003. You’ve got your favorite CD’s safely stored away in their perspective nylon and plastic slots in an over sized binder sliding around on the floor of your car. You just popped Silverstein’s When Broken is Easily Fixed into your cars CD player. With the windows down and the volume on high you cruise off into your feels as Smashed Into Pieces blares out of your crackling speakers. Everything is good again. Portland, OR got to relive every minute of those feels on 01-26-19 for albums 15th Anniversary Tour. With support from Hawthorne Heights, As Cities Burn, and Capstan – Silverstein Rocked Peter’s Room with a heavy dose of early 2000’s hardcore.

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Underoath @ Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR

Portland showed up on Thursday night as lovers of the heavy scene filled the Crystal Ballroom for an unforgettable experience. Underoath‘s Erase Me tour featuring bands such as Dance Gavin Dance, Crown the Empire, and The Plot in You is sure to get your feet moving.

-Shot for Vortex Music Magazine on 11/15/18