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Jakob Battick + Dan Blakeslee at the Red Door

Haunted local indie singer (and Nick Cave fanatic) Jakob Battick departs for a mini-tour with a show at the Red Door's Hush Hush Sweet Harlot...
By webteam  |  December 29, 2010

[Dog] and [pony] DVD release party at SPACE

At SPACE Gallery at 538 Congress St., local film production company [dog] and [pony] - who recently turned their attentions from documentary to narrative -...
By webteam  |  December 07, 2010

South China at Mayo Street Arts

If anchored to the peninsula, you have your own juggling act to accomplish. At Mayo Street Arts (10 Mayo St., 207.615.3609), the unbanner of post-rock...
By webteam  |  September 15, 2010

Live Review: Jacob and the House of Fire play the Bayside

Any sport compatible with drinking is probably compatible with music. Portland bands should be thankful Bayside Bowl has figured that out.
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By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  September 03, 2010

Jacob and the House of Fire + Jakob Battick at the Bayside Bowl

A dexterous show exploring the nooks and crannies of blustery indie rock and Americana looks to pack both the lanes and the bar of Bayside...
By webteam  |  August 11, 2010

La Strada with Jakob Battick and Friends at SPACE Gallery, July 28

After an afternoon that reached 90 degrees, the air was muggy inside SPACE Gallery last Wednesday night.
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By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  August 06, 2010

Tony Bird at the North Star / Easy Star All-Stars at Port City Music Hall / more

Plenty more happening elsewhere: from Malawi, the impassioned folk singer Tony Bird is at the North Star; Easy Star All-Stars and Giant Panda Guerilla Dub...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010

Review: Good Kids Sprouting Horns at Slainte

Good Kids Sprouting Horns at Slainte on May 22
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By KEGAN ZEMA  |  May 28, 2010

Review: Jakob Battick and Friends

Jakob Battick and Friends at Slainte on April 9, 2010
At Slainte on April 9, 2010
By BRYAN BRUCHMAN  |  April 16, 2010

Jakob Battick at Slainte, PSO at the Merrill, and Maria de Barros at Hannaford Hall

Elsewhere in town, Jakob Battick brings his slow, dramatic avant-folk/rock to Slainte with guests Sound Bundle and Darrell Foster, while the Portland Symphony Orchestra (and...
By webteam  |  February 17, 2010