Weds. June 18th 9pm $5 21+ All The Apparatus (Portland, Org.) facebook.com/alltheapparatus http://www.ataband.com
6.13 Friday Nectar & The PBJ Present: THE HORDE & THE HAREM CODY BEEBE AND THE CROOKS VAUDEVILLE ETIQUETTE All The Apparatus $10adv / $15dos 8pm doors 21+ Nectar Lounge 412 N 36th St www.nectarlounge.com
Sounds Like: Arcade Fire, Gogol Bordello, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, The Polyphonic Spree, The Pogues
Bio: All The Apparatus is an 11 piece band from Portland, Oregon. They have garnered comparisons to Gogol Bordello, Devotchka, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. Their sound was shaped from their roots as a busking street-act, honing their skills on the sidewalks Waikiki. Their busking adventur...See Full Bio
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"Portland has cultivated a micro-genre of busking troupes with tendencies toward Americana and large portions of their genetic material borrowed from punk rock. While variations on this theme abound, few practitioners have managed to match their musicianship to their exuberance quite as successfully as All the Apparatus. Borrowing from the lexicons of zydeco, oom-pah and carnival histrionics, All the Apparatus blends the talents of a surprisingly capable group of horn players, auxiliary musicians and vocal stylists. The 11-member troupe is currently promoting its self-titled debut record, but, as is the case with most of its stylistic brethren, the group is best experienced live."