Win Tickets ($36): Sabertooth Microfest presents Giants In The Trees @ Mission Theater | Pop/Rock, w/ Skull Diver & Mere Mention

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Sabertooth Microfest presents Giants In The Trees @ Mission Theater on February 16. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, February 12.



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From our sponsors:
Giants In The Trees
February 16, 2018
All Ages | 7 p.m. doors, Show 8 p.m. | $15 ADV, $18 Doors
More info: mcmenamins.com

Mission Theater
1624 N.W. Glisan, Portland, Oregon 97209

Giants in the Trees are a Rock Band hailing from Wahkiakum County, Washington. The quartet is inspired by the environment and culture of the Lower Columbia River. Musicians Jillian Raye, Erik Friend, Krist Novoselic and Ray Prestegard have created a sound that could best be described as Pop / Rock. The band is not offended by terms like schmaltz. On the other hand, there are heavy groove numbers, screaming slide guitar and accordion. There is even an anthem-so raise your arms with the phone flashlights.

How did this blend of influences come to be? The band first met for a casual jam in the Skamokawa Grange Hall last spring. The players wasted no time at all composing their first two songs on that first day. They were hooked to the music and a band was born. Eventually, as more material was produced, the group started playing shows such as the Wahkiakum County Fair and a special benefit raising over $2,400 for needed repairs to the Grange Hall.

Skull Driver
Skull Diver is a plush pink nightmare of sultry vocals, heavy lyrics, reminiscent synths and dark dreamy guitars. Fronted by sisters Mandy and Ally. The trio derives inspiration from grindhouse film, classic Americana and 70’s cult-culture.

Mere Mention
Mere Mention is a dream pop/shoegaze/surf guitar band from Portland, Oregon with a sound similar to 90s alt rock bands like The Breeders and Pixies along with some more contemporary influences like Alvvays, Autolux, and Beach House. They are currently working on their debut album, due out in the summer of 2018

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23 Responses to Win Tickets ($36): Sabertooth Microfest presents Giants In The Trees @ Mission Theater | Pop/Rock, w/ Skull Diver & Mere Mention

  1. Paul February 6, 2018 at 10:22 am #

    Man, I;d really love to see this show!!

  2. Jamie Veira February 6, 2018 at 12:46 pm #

    Please and Thank You!

  3. Tim_D February 6, 2018 at 1:21 pm #

    You had me at the mention of Skamokawa. (And Novoselic, of course). Should be great fun!

  4. Dawn February 6, 2018 at 2:06 pm #

    I loved to go to the show!

  5. Callie February 6, 2018 at 3:00 pm #

    Yay!

  6. Nicole February 6, 2018 at 3:05 pm #

    Yes please!!!!!!!

  7. William Longnecker February 6, 2018 at 3:13 pm #

    This record is just plain good! Been playing it non stop…

  8. Melissa February 6, 2018 at 3:16 pm #

    Would love to see these bands live!

  9. Shannon February 6, 2018 at 3:23 pm #

    Would love to see them!

  10. Merri February 6, 2018 at 3:50 pm #

    Never seen them! Love to!!

  11. Jerad Grossaint February 6, 2018 at 3:55 pm #

    I need a reason to use my PTO at work. I wanna see Krist’s new band.

  12. Aphilavanh February 7, 2018 at 9:23 pm #

    I’ve never heard of this band before but sounds like a great time!

  13. Thomas paine February 7, 2018 at 9:42 pm #

    I would love to see this band cause krist novoselic is my favorite bass player of all time

  14. Lupka February 7, 2018 at 10:54 pm #

    My son loves Krist Novoselic. He was the part of Nirvana❤ Legends never die. Can’t wait to see them.

  15. Ken February 8, 2018 at 6:05 am #

    Sounds like a swell time. Count us in.

  16. Jeannie Pruett February 8, 2018 at 7:47 am #

    Yes!!!

  17. Clem February 8, 2018 at 3:26 pm #

    Rock On! Yes Please

  18. Ally February 8, 2018 at 5:25 pm #

    Sounds like a great lineup!

  19. Chris Lancefield February 8, 2018 at 11:21 pm #

    I’ve never seen Skull Diver, and it would be great to see Giants In The Trees again!

  20. Mercedes Morales February 9, 2018 at 10:35 am #

    Love Giants in the Trees!

  21. Skip February 10, 2018 at 12:07 pm #

    Well, because seeing them a second time for free would make my birthday that much sweeter.

  22. Linda February 12, 2018 at 8:11 am #

    Heck yeah! Send me!

  23. Dylan February 12, 2018 at 8:28 pm #

    Yes! This sounds amazing!!

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