SOLD OUT: Josh Ritter (Acoustic Show)
Gregory Alan Isakov
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR, 97202
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is minors under 21 with parent or legal guardian
Gathering - the new album out 22nd September! Every ticket comes with a digital download of the new album delivered on release day.
"How refreshing and inspiring it is to encounter an artist whose achievements match his ambitions." - The Washington Post
"The 10 Most Exciting Artists Now” - Entertainment Weekly
"100 Best Living Songwriters" - Paste Magazine
Josh Ritter's acclaimed 20-year career as a songwriter and musician reaches new heights with the release of his ninth full-length album, Gathering. Along with his loyal bandmates, the Royal City Band, Josh returned to the studio with more songs than he'd ever had before at one time. Re-energized after a recent collaboration with legendary musician Bob Weir (who also contributes vocals and guitar to a song onGathering) and --at the same time -- tired of living in the shadow of his earlier self, Josh felt charged with exploring the possibility of cutting himself loose from his own and others' expectations. In his words, "I began with an exciting sense of dissatisfaction, and what emerged, as I began to find my voice, was a record full of storms. I still can’t tell what era these stories are from. They feel part roustabout, part psalm to me." A songwriter, a musician, a New York Times best-selling author, a painter, a consummate performer. Josh Ritter encompasses all of these descriptors and more. He is a true artist. One who is not afraid of growing, changing and constantly challenging earlier versions of himself. Here, two decades into his storied career, Josh Ritter is just getting started.
Gathering is out on 22nd September.
Gregory Alan Isakov
“Gregory Alan Isakov taped one of my all-time favorite Daytrotter sessions.” —Sean Moeller, Daytrotter
“…an eloquent lyricist who delivers soul-searching ruminations filled with cosmic pondering, nomadic wisdom and plenty of earthy metaphors. His understated voice has a hushed force akin to that of Jose Gonzalez’s and, at its best, the alluring comfort of Paul Simon’s.” —The Washington Post
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now calling Colorado home, Gregory Alan Isakov is a lifelong traveler. With a degree in horticulture, Isakov balances the art of making and exhibiting his music with the art of gardening and connecting to the land. His new album is called The Weatherman.
$32.50 adv/$35.00 dos