The Cabin Project
Doors Open: 7:00 PM
GENERAL ADMISSION 21+: $15.00
TICKET SALE DATES
GENERAL ADMISSION 21+ Public Onsale: September 6, 2023 10:00 AM to December 7, 2023 12:00 AM
w/ Pool boys
The Cabin Project
The Cabin Project - a group of all women and non-binary Portland-based musicians - is a musical hybrid of orchestral folk, rock, and indie. The band’s sound stems from haunting choruses, harmonies, and orchestral elements. Sonically expansive, but heartfelt and intimate, The Cabin Project has used the last 14 years of writing and performing together to hone a sound all their own.
The Cabin Project, a project of Katie Sawicki - former-folk singer from Brooklyn, gone electric, is now defined by musical partner Zanny Geffel, rooted in jazz and orchestral inspired drums, and collaborators Kelly Clifton on bass and Mieke Bruggeman on woodwinds. Five studio records and hundreds of shows across the country later, the band knows how each other takes their coffee, the musical heroes that define each member’s individual sound, and the daily surprises a collective voice can yield in rehearsals.
A reductionist view of Pool Boys’ music could claim four words: Loud guitars; pretty harmonies. Songwriters Emma Browne and Caroline Jackson weave their varied pedigrees together to form a unique sound in Portland music. Pool Boys thrive in dualities - they live in the space where soft and sensitive gives way to grit and ire. Browne’s melodic guitar hooks and oft-spacey, oft-grungy textures are thoroughly supported by Jackson’s weaving bass lines and all four member’s strong voices. The four piece feels equally at home with intricate art-pop outfits or with DIY punk bands. With additional harmonies, guitar, and drums from Annie Dillon and Monica Metzler, their live performances - always decked in all shades of blue - are a sight to behold.
In the past year, Pool Boys has been named one of Willamette Week's Best New Bands, was featured as the opening track of PDX Pop Now's local compilation, shared stages with Jerry Paper, Tonstartssbandht, and Vinyl Williams, and has been featured on KOIN 6 AM Extra News Show. Pool Boys is currently in production for their first full length album with producer Cam Spies of Night Heron and Radiation City. They will soon perform with Camas High School's choir program as the featured performers as well as release a music video for the song Feathers off of their debut EP, Obviously, Doctor at a headlining show at the Doug Fir.
Obviously, Doctor showcases an excellent cross-section of the diversity among songs that makes this band shine. The meandering guitar lines and unexpected chord structures of Jackson’s “Nothing But Trouble” are reminiscent of The Cure, while the raw emotion, rich harmonies, and atypical time signatures in Browne’s “Cellophane” and “44 Stone Lions,” call to mind The Zombies and The Cranberries. The EP, which was recorded at Flora Recording and Playback, takes the listener on a journey. Producer Justin Chase’s (Pure Bathing Culture) clean touch especially shines on “Feathers,” which takes its place as the emotive ballad on the album, evocative of Portishead, while simultaneously showing off each of the members’ unparalleled voices. Browne’s syrupy whisper softly yearns for deliverance while Dillon, Jackson, and Radakovich play her winged guardians.
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MOSTLY STANDING / LIMITED SEATING
21 & OVER
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