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Back to the Future Day: McFly Arrives!
October 21, 2015
9 p.m. | $8 ADV, $10 Doors | 21+
More info: mcflyarrives.com
350 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209
Come enjoy live music and libations from across the spacetime continuum as we celebrate Back To The Future Day! MUSICAL TIME TRAVEL featuring Bridgetown Brass and The Karaoke Kings, with 1.21 gigawatts of lighting by Lights Up Loud! Including LIVE PERFORMANCES of the Back To The Future Theme and other music from the movies/time periods with the BTTF films simulcast in the background!
COSTUME PARTY! Dress as your favorite BTTF character or time period — ’50s, ’80s, Wild West, futuristic, etc — prizes for the best costumes! (And yes, present day garb counts.)
Volunteers from Freeform Portland will be in attendance to make sure FCC time-travel guidelines are met.
Top-notch musicianship, creative compositions, an erupting volcano of molten musical magma — Bridgetown Brass is Portland music at its horniest. These nine musicians have assembled with their own unique take on the modern brass band. Featuring a cutting-edge repertoire of their own original compositions and cover arrangements with a wide variety of interests — from fanfares to funk, Balkan to bebop, movie soundtracks to metal — they leave few stones unturned. Wherever Bridgetown Brass is found — funkin’ it up at a club, on stage at a concert hall, or jamming in the streets — this band brings a powerhouse of range and creative energy to every performance.
THE KARAOKE KINGS
The Karaoke Kings are a professional, experienced group of musicians who have played events big and small all around the US, Europe and Asia. While best known as the “wrecking crew” for live band karaoke, they also play out as a regular show band, back up other singers, have side bands, and more. Featuring a massive song list of over 300 songs and counting, The Karaoke Kings deliver the musical goods to everyone in the audience.
LIGHTS UP LOUD
Lights Up Loud is a state of the art lighting company specializing in understanding musical performance from both the stage and the audience. With knowledge gained from working in clubs and venues for the past 18 years, we have developed a very unique skill set of listening, anticipating, and reacting to the music like a great improv artist.