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The Hugs

Rank #50 US Portland, OR Pop / Garage / Rock

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  • Skyler Weaver Drums
  • Davey Appaloosa Electric Guitar
  • Val Bauer Vocals
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Manager: God

Bio: The Hugs are a buzzy garage rock band based in Portland, Oregon USA. Danny Delegato (Lead Singer, Songwriter, Founder) began The Hugs in 2007 while attending Cleveland High School in Portland.

"Dirty Gems" EP by The Hugs (Produced By Shay Scott & The Hugs) is their most current release.

“I lo... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: "That kid, he's got it" @65mikesmith http://t.co/Mwph4fjfNc

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Winter 2013 Update
Jan 26, 2013
Hey All, Danny Delegato speaking! Currently I am relaxing in my hometown of Por... [more]
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  • Fri

    Sep 5


    Portland, OR, US | 5:30pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Fri Sep 05 5:30pm

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    Grandhorse - Bike Thief - The Hugs GrandhorseBike ThiefThe HugsWhite Eagle Saloon | Friday, September 5, 2014 Tickets on sale now!About GrandhorseLilting melodies, languid rhythms and lucid harmonies make Grandhorse a simultaneously soothing and energizing listen. If Ihad a cup full of Grandhorse, I'd mix in equal parts Robitussin and Five Hour Energy and smile quietly forever.Bandcamp:http://grandhorsepdx.bandcamp.comFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/grandhorsepdxAbout Bike ThiefBike Thief is a six piece Indie Rock band from Portland, OR. They make music that is gripping and intense with soaring melodies which invokes feelings of nostalgia, hope and empathy."If Typhoon and The Decemberists were to form a super-band, Bike Thief would be the offspring of that band. Dressed as if they were going to prom, these locals play as if they've been together for 20 years. Their sound was unbelievably tight, playing upbeat indie-rock dance songs that when I closed my eyes I could envision hearing on 94/7. During the set I noticed the songs held a dreamlike quality, along with a drum that tromped along through the show, guiding the rhythm into something everybody could dance to." -Zack Perry of BePortland.comFacebook:https://www.facebook.com/bikethiefBandcamp:http://bikethief.bandcamp.com/track/the-burning-past-demo-for-upcoming-albumAbout The HugsThe Hugs have been occupying their own little corner of the Portland music scene for six years now, cranking out garage pop with an ear for arenas. You could even say it's underappreciated by some. Lead Hug Danny Delegato has forged ahead through personnel changes, kicking out happy pop for sad souls. And they keep getting better. The band's latest LP, Love Led You, Here is jam-packed with exuberant, full-bodied pop with hooks aplenty and a sparkly sheen. It's easily the Hugs' best work to date, and should turn the spotlight on this motley crew in Portland and beyond. " - Portland Mercury"There's a band called The Hugs that I like a lot. They play folk rock. They're a Portland band. I really like their songs."- Gus Van Sant (New York Post)"With their swooshing swathes of rainbow rock, The Hugs are further proof that someone's certainly putting something in the water in Portland, Oregon. Like The Lemonheads but with more primal yelping, the moment when their retro-referencing tunes seem to be veering too much in a pleasant, palatable garage-punk direction, their teeny weeny singer Danny Delegato - the lovechild of Noel Fielding and one of The Monkees- lets go a grave spinning, throat-slashing screech before indulging in some energetic and muscle-tearing mic-robatics."- NME Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/TheHugsBandcamp:http://thehugs.bandcamp.comMap & Directions

  • 2014

    Apr 25


    Portland, OR, US | 5:00pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Fri Apr 25 5:00pm

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    Rick Bain & the Genius Position, The Hugs, Norman

  • 2014

    Apr 24


    Portland, OR, US | 9:00pm
    Bar of Gods
    Portland, OR, US
    Thu Apr 24 9:00pm
  • 2014

    Jan 23


    Portland, OR, US | 9:30pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Thu Jan 23 9:30pm
  • 2013

    Nov 30


    Eugene, OR, US | 8:00pm

    Eugene, OR, US
    Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:00pm
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