Album Release Show: John Craigie, Brad Parsons, and Bart Budwig at Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir Lounge830 E Burnside St. PortlandOR97214

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8pm doors, 9pm show
$12 advance, $15 day of show
Technically John Craigie won't release 'No Rain, No Rose' until January 27, but PDX will get it more than a month early along with a bevy of his friends who are also featured on the record. Jay Cobb Anderson of Fruition will also open the evening while a host of special guests joining Craigie are set to include Tyler Thompson (Fruition), Kat Fountain (Sideboob), Shook Twins, Bevin Foley (Trout Steak Revival), Niko Daoussis (Shook Twins), Justin Landis, and John Nuhn as well as openers Parsons, Budwig and Anderson.

I’m not gonna get up here and tell you that things have to get worse before they get better—it just ain’t true,” declared John Craigie in rhythmic talking blues on December 15 at the Doug Fir. “Things could just get better,” he continued, drawing a hearty round of laughter. “And keep getting better… but that ain’t what things usually do.” These poignant, rambling thoughts come from a song written in the days... read more

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