Garcia Birthday Band + Life During Wartime
128 Northeast Russell Street
Portland, OR, 97212
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Garcia Birthday Band
Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), based in Portland, Oregon, is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead.
But this isnâ€™t a "tribute band!" Drawing upon years of individual and shared experience, these players are able to craft and transform these tunes into something fresh and original. Solid chops, tight arrangements a...See More
Life During Wartime
Life During Wartime - Born out of a Love of Talking Heads Music.
For Life During Wartime, every performance matters, and, itâ€™s that mantra, that keeps them delivering on the outlandish energy of a Talking Heads performance. Especially that of the epic 1984 concert film, Stop Making Sense, which they consider to be the most brilliant concert film of all time. The pace, theatrics, and sheer groove of that film inspired a group of energetic Portland musicians to form LDW in the summer of 2014.
â€śWe got together to create the way it felt in 1984 at a Talking Heads show. Not to imitate, but to do great songs justice from an amazing period in musicâ€ť says Lawrence Orleck, the groupâ€™s co-founder, who performs as David Byrne. â€śTalking Heads created some of the most adventurous, original and danceable music of the 1980s post-punk era.â€ť