Light of the Stereo

Light of the Stereo

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Triple Crown: 6/28 - 7/11

With three shows in three night and a total of 6 bucks out of your wallet this Triple Crown ain't no fuss. So make sure to tip your bartender and buy the merch 'cause there's no excuse at these prices.

Wednesday, July 7th
Cory Branan
Austin Lucas /Truckstop Darlin'

The White Eagle Saloon

836 North Russell Street
Show: 8:30PM



You won't want to miss the musical antics of this unsung Memphis troubadour. With the songwriting genius of a diner napkin philosopher and the heart of a loyal hound dog, Branan is the voice of the common man, though be it with a Southern drawl. Able to croon comforting ballads that feel like a hot Tennessee night or harness the speed of a mid-west twister his live performances are filled with energy, humor, and a heartfelt fascination that is sure to impress. Supporting Austin Lucas whose heart breaking bluegrass swoon is like the creeping dance of shadows across the Appalachians, while the opening southern rock of Truckstop Darlin' is sure to get the night started off right.

Thursday, July 8th
Sara Jackson-Holman (Free Show!)
Music Millennium
3158 East Burnside Street

Show: 6PM
All Ages

Early Thursday night, Sara Jackson- Holman will be stopping by Music Millennium for a free concert in thanks for their support of her debut album "When You Dream." Blessed with an angelically smokey voice, Sara Jackson-Holman weaves soft lovely tunes that dance with the grace of a ballerina. Quickly making a name for herself in the industry, she has been mentioned in the same breath as Feist and Nora Jones. So make sure you don't miss this opportunity to catch a rising star in the infancy of her growing success. One day you'll be able to talk of this intimate little show with honor, confident in the knowledge that you were one of the first to recognize the talents of this amazing artist.

Friday, July 9th
Derby (Free Show!)

The Blue Horns / Kelli Schaefer

The Woods

6637 Milwaukie Avenue




Finishing out this triple crown is a show case of some of Portland's greatest indi-bands hosted by the people of Rumblefish, our own hometown heroes of independent music licensing and sonic branding. Headlining the night is the living room pop of Derby, energetic and beautiful their organically rich tunes are easy on the ears and have just enough beat to them that you'll be hard pressed not to tap you foot. Opening the night is the bold atmospheric sounds of Kelli Schaefer who reveals a gallery of dynamic auditory landscapes that range from bustling city-scapes to hauntingly sparse deserts visages. In contrast the jangling excitement of The Blue Horns who will fill out the rest of the bill with fun danceable songs that will make you bounce about the room like the walls were made of rubber. Set in the intimate locale of The Woods this show will have the feel of the best house party you've ever been to.