Win Tickets ($40): Wild Child @ Revolution Hall | Indie, w/ Max Frost & Flower Punks

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Wild Child @ Revolution Hall on October 16. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, October 12.

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Wild Child @ Revolution Hall | Indie, w/ Max Frost & Flower Punks Wild Child w/ Max Frost, Flower Punks
October 16, 2015
Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm
$18 ADV / $20 Doors | Minors OK w/ guardian

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR

Wild Child doesn’t want a place to hide. Song after song, town after town, they’ll wear their hearts on their sleeves, addicted to the rush that only comes when thousands of strangers know all your secrets and sing them back to you, because they’re their secrets, too.

“It’s not necessarily the performing that’s addictive, but being able to connect with that many people at once,” says Kelsey Wilson, who shares lead vocal and songwriting responsibilities for the Austin-based seven-piece band with Alexander Beggins. “You feel like you’re together in something––like you experience the whole thing together. It’s family therapy with a lot of dancing.”

Wild Child’s third album Fools (out via Dualtone Records) is an ambitious collection of lush pop that takes sad stories and transforms them into an ebullient love letter to the power of music and the art of living with yourself.

Made up of Kelsey on violin and vocals, Alexander on ukulele and vocals, Evan Magers on keyboards, Sadie Wolfe on cello, Chris D’Annunzio on bass, Drew Brunetti on drums, and Matt Bradshaw on trumpet, Wild Child has built a sprawling grassroots following on the strength of high-spirited live shows that feel like self-contained joy benders, along with two precocious albums.

2011’s Pillow Talk notched four no. 1 singles on indie pulse monitor Hype Machine, spurred on by music bloggers who fell early and hard for the quirky group. 2013’s The Runaround upped the ante, making best-of lists and garnering glowing reviews and write-ups from NPR, Paste, Pop Matters, and many others. Then Wild Child hit TV, performing on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and serving as the featured artists on CBS Saturday Morning. Since forming five years ago after Kelsey and Alexander met during a stint as members of a backup band for a Danish artist’s U.S. tour, Wild Child has gone from playing shows for nine people to selling out venues across North America and Europe.

Max Frost
There are a few things you should know about musician, producer and songwriter Max Frost. He developed his eclectic style of music playing in various projects throughout his teen years. Max became a musician when he was eight, learning guitar simply because music was always around him and he loved it. He started playing shows at 12 and collaborated with a diverse array of artists like Austin icon Bob Schneider and hip-hop MC/producer Kydd. After hearing musicians like Erykah Badu and D’Angelo in his late teens, Max began incorporating hip-hop elements into his blues-inspired stylings, interested in the idea of combining modern rhythms with classic vintage tones in his music.

Flower Punks
Two chicks, two dudes, a Joshua Tree fusillade of instrumental funk fusion, and two years later, a band working on their sophomore LP. Reared from Austin, LA, and Seattle, this female fronted powerhouse racks raw harmonies outta their Venice Beach commune.

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13 Responses to Win Tickets ($40): Wild Child @ Revolution Hall | Indie, w/ Max Frost & Flower Punks

  1. lindsay October 7, 2015 at 6:23 pm #

    I wanna go to this! I first heard Pillow Talk the summer of 2013 and the whole album is delighful!

  2. Chris October 8, 2015 at 3:17 pm #

    Sounds like a fun show!

  3. Dave G. October 8, 2015 at 8:09 pm #

    Would love this…!

  4. Margaret October 8, 2015 at 10:05 pm #

    Sounds great!

  5. Shayla October 9, 2015 at 3:03 am #

    I just got dumped, and I need a kickass concert to cheer me up!

  6. Rachel October 9, 2015 at 10:09 am #

    I’d loooove the chance to see wild child and…… MAX FROST!!!

  7. david October 9, 2015 at 11:40 am #

    yet to check out the rev (<-feel free to trademark this), i would love to finally catch a show there!

  8. chris October 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm #

    This is going to be a blast i love it!

  9. Brad October 9, 2015 at 6:45 pm #

    It’s family therapy with a lot of dancing!

  10. Leonard October 11, 2015 at 8:12 pm #

    Went to HS here

  11. whenyousleepimthinking October 12, 2015 at 5:35 pm #

    PAPAPAPA please have pity on a poor nursing college student that sees more bodily fluids than live music. I would LOVE and sorta need to go to this show!

  12. Brae October 13, 2015 at 11:27 pm #

    I need some good, free, Friday night plans!

  13. Elizabeth October 14, 2015 at 7:41 pm #


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