Reel Big Fish @ Crystal Ballroom [Portland, OR]

On Tuesday night the Crystal Ballroom got to ‘pick it up’ at the ska show. The fourth wave is alive and well thanks to long time favorites such as Reel Big Fish who headlined the Crystal Ballroom on July 22nd, 2019. Accompanied by Bowling for Soup and Mest, the crowd couldn’t get enough.

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Punk In Drublic @ Portland Meadows [Portland, OR]

Punk rock, a wide variety of brews, and even a streaker are just some of the fun experienced in Portland, OR this last Friday at Portland Meadows. NOFX’s Fat Mike got it right when they decided to team up with acts such as Bad Religion, Anti-Flag, MxPx, The Last Gang, and Mean Jeans for brew festival on July 12th, 2019 that they called Punk In Drublic. NOFX headlined playing a wide variety of tunes, including The Decline in full with an orchestra.

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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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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

Real Friends @ Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR

Chicago based Real Friends brought their Fall in the USA 2018 tour to Portland, OR on Tuesday night(10/23/18). Performing songs new and old, Real Friends brought a contagious energy to the stage. Their latest project, Composure, is sure to hit you right in the feels by touching on topics of loving who you are as an individual and the importance behind creating an open dialogue about mental illness. With support from Boston Manor, Greyscale, and Eat Your Heart Out not a single soul in the crowd could stand still.