Win Tickets ($90): Aaron Neville Duo @ Revolution Hall | R&B, Soul, Country, Jazz

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Aaron Neville Duo @ Revolution Hall on September 21. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, September 17.


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Aaron Neville Duo
September 21, 12018
Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 p.m. | All Ages | $42.50 ADV / $45 DOS
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Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

Until now, it’s been easy to separate Aaron Neville’s career into two separate but equal strains: the funky stuff he’s favored when working with his esteemed band of brothers, and the angelic balladry you associate with him when he’s punching his own time card as a solo artist. Casual fans might admit they don’t know much — to borrow a phrase — about Neville’s musical center, but they’ve perceived a certain split in his career. An education is about to be provided, then, in the form of Apache, a solo album that makes the case for Aaron Neville as the most holistic of soul men. Its hard R&B side matches anything the Neville Brothers ever recorded for true grit, while still allowing plenty of space for a singer who’s arguably the most distinctive vocal stylist on the planet to tell it like it is.

Apache also reflects Neville’s social and spiritual concerns, marking only the second time in his 56-year recording career that he’s co-written nearly an entire album’s worth of material. The words are straight out of a poetry journal he began keeping in the 1970s, which more recently migrated to his iPhone. The music was written and produced by a pair of collaborators well known to enthusiasts of the retro-soul scene, Eric Krasno (guitarist for the groups Soulive and Rustic) and Dave Gutter (frontman for the Rustic Overtones). Together, they’ve come up with a modern/revivalist marvel harking back to a golden age that produced classics like Marvin Gaye’s What’s Goin’ On (which Neville just happens to reference in the eco-conscious “Fragile World”).

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48 Responses to Win Tickets ($90): Aaron Neville Duo @ Revolution Hall | R&B, Soul, Country, Jazz

  1. Ron T August 27, 2018 at 8:28 pm #

    To be chosen to attend… WoW! I’d really like to attend, as, I’ve enjoyed the music for most of my years and definitely
    want to hear more. Please pick me.

    • KathR August 28, 2018 at 8:17 pm #

      Great tunes

  2. Joseph August 28, 2018 at 1:40 am #

    Deep love goes out to the Voodoo song stylings of the Neville’s. I stand in awe of Yellow Moon and know the angels sing with Aaron’s voice. Please sweep me into this show so I can get my mojo workin’.

  3. Linda Anthony-Becraft August 28, 2018 at 12:42 pm #

    Oh my! This one will be awesome. Been a long time since I’ve seen any good New Orleans music

  4. Liliana August 28, 2018 at 1:10 pm #

    I love jazz, and I huge fan of him, I would love to see him and enjoy the music next to my husband.
    I have never won anything so hopefully today is the day

  5. Deb B August 28, 2018 at 1:32 pm #

    That sweet soulful voice of Aaron Neville! Steady my heart!

  6. Joy Jorgensen August 28, 2018 at 2:51 pm #

    I’ve loved Aaron Neville since the first time I heard him.

  7. Debra Spencer August 28, 2018 at 4:10 pm #

    I’ve been waiting a very long time to see him live as I grew up buying and listening to his records.

  8. Christine August 28, 2018 at 4:14 pm #

    Would be sweet, to hear the songs from his new album, live!

  9. Kelsey Smith August 28, 2018 at 4:14 pm #

    The touch, the feel of cotton

  10. jeanne zuelke August 28, 2018 at 4:56 pm #

    Never seen Aaron Neville in person. it would be a great treat!!

  11. Cory August 28, 2018 at 7:33 pm #

    He can sing like a god

  12. Julio August 29, 2018 at 4:21 am #

    What an evening listening to Neville.

  13. Angela August 30, 2018 at 7:49 pm #

    Sounds like an amazing show at a great venue!

  14. Hugh August 30, 2018 at 10:33 pm #


  15. Lily Peacock August 31, 2018 at 10:20 am #

    *fingers crossed* I would be so happy to attend this epic show! The Neville family has been a huge musical inspiration in my life.

  16. Cara August 31, 2018 at 1:40 pm #


  17. Valerie August 31, 2018 at 2:44 pm #

    Funky Cool! Yes please :)

  18. Elizabeth September 1, 2018 at 1:40 pm #

    Oh My! Never seen the Neville brothers and always hoped to. Maybe dreams come true!!!
    Feeling funkily luckily happy already!

  19. Josh G September 2, 2018 at 12:38 pm #


  20. Steffany Arola September 2, 2018 at 11:18 pm #

    Bad-ass, with the voice of an Angel.

  21. Pepper Varga September 4, 2018 at 12:11 pm #

    This one is going to be great!

  22. Alan Scally September 4, 2018 at 1:06 pm #

    Need me some Neville, Brother. Just like I need gumbo and boiled shrimp.

  23. samm mccrary September 4, 2018 at 2:20 pm #

    Voice of an angel, heart and soul as well….I especially have loved his duets with Linda Ronstadt…pick me!

  24. CJ September 5, 2018 at 9:52 am #

    Yes! Since I lived in NOLA for 2 years during grad school, the Neville brothers have been one of my favorites!

  25. Renee September 5, 2018 at 10:55 am #

    Yes please!

  26. Kathy Rankin September 5, 2018 at 12:03 pm #

    His voice. That is why. I wanna go.

  27. Robert September 5, 2018 at 6:31 pm #

    Sounds like a swell time!

  28. Carolyn Allen September 6, 2018 at 7:33 am #

    I’ve got a taste for some Cajun soul, he fits the bill!

  29. Sarah Folsom September 6, 2018 at 10:59 am #

    Best concert I have ever seen was Neville brothers and Hot Tuna .it was hands down the best.danced until my clothes where wet with sweat I could no longer feel my legs..but just kept on dancing it was wonderful

  30. Glenn September 6, 2018 at 3:47 pm #

    I love me some musical poetry from the Aaron Neville Duo.

  31. Maureen A. September 6, 2018 at 6:04 pm #

    I’d love to see this show! Please pick me!

  32. Aaron Cullen September 7, 2018 at 7:44 am #

    I’d love to take my girlfriend to this show! Please!

  33. Alicia D. September 8, 2018 at 12:14 am #

    I want to be “WoOed” by Aaron Neville!!!!

  34. Julie D September 8, 2018 at 9:27 am #

    I know the Aaron Neville Duo would be an amazing show at my favorite venue, Revolution Hall.

    He has a beautiful voice.

  35. Tina Cowan September 11, 2018 at 1:05 pm #

    I would just absolutely flip out to get to see Aaron Neville in concert again. I haven’t seen him since I was in college in LA – Tipitina’s in NOLA!

  36. Tom September 11, 2018 at 1:29 pm #

    I haven’t seen him in decades. It’s about time

  37. CHRIS MILLER September 11, 2018 at 1:38 pm #

    He has a one of a kind voice and that would be a great concert to see. :-)

  38. Evan David September 11, 2018 at 8:06 pm #

    What a virtuous.This man is MUSIC……I’m ready….

  39. Dave G. September 11, 2018 at 8:56 pm #

    So I can bring Grandma for extra credit points!

  40. Bowe September 12, 2018 at 5:12 pm #

    Holy moly!!! Wowza!! Pick me please!!

  41. Kimberly Mitchell-Phillips September 13, 2018 at 7:19 am #

    What a fabulous show! Would love to be present to watch this legend in action.

  42. Anne September 13, 2018 at 4:52 pm #

    I’d love to see this legend perform. Friday date night? :)

  43. Gregb September 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm #

    Aaron = Nola soul

  44. Victoria Gantz September 15, 2018 at 9:44 am #

    I didn’t get to see him live, many many years ago, at the Britt Festival in Jacksonville, OR, and was so disappointed. I would love to see this show now!

  45. Ellen martin September 15, 2018 at 8:09 pm #

    One of my favs!

  46. RENAE MILLER September 17, 2018 at 5:11 am #

    Because because because because….Aaron N.❤️

  47. mary Martin September 18, 2018 at 10:55 am #

    i love love love music ive never been to this venue and im single

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