Win Tickets ($44): Ex Hex @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Feels, Indie, Rock, Garage Rock, Punk

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Ex Hex @ Aladdin Theater on April 18. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, April 15.



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From our sponsors:
Ex Hex
April 18, 2019
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $20 ADV, $22 Doors | All Ages
More info: aladdin-theater.com

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

When Ex Hex exploded onto the scene with their unfettered brand of rock and riffage, the power trio for our generation had finally arrived. Made up of Mary Timony (guitar, vocals), Betsy Wright (bass, vocals), and Laura Harris (drums), the group’s 2014 debut Rips was a gleaming collection of tightly wound gems that scored Best New Music honors from Pitchfork, the top spot on Magnet Magazine’s Best of 2014 list, and No. 11 in that year’s Pazz & Jop critics poll. Near-constant touring throughout 2015 and 2016 established the band as a force to be reckoned with: an audacious three-piece distilling rock music to its essence with formidable skills and a reputation for frenzied and unabashedly fun live shows.

On It’s Real, the group’s forthcoming second album, Ex Hex’s commitment to larger-than-life riffs and unforgettable hooks remains intact, but the garage-y, post-punk approach that defined Rips has grown in scale and ambition. What started as a reaction to the blown-out aesthetic of Rips would test the sonic limits of the power trio and lead the band on a quest for a more immersive and three-dimensional sound. Vocal harmonies are layered ten tracks deep, solos shimmer and modulate atop heaving power chords, and the codas linger and stretch toward new frontiers of sound. On first listen, you might think you’ve unearthed a long-lost LP carved from the space where crunch-minded art rock and glitter-covered hard rock converge, an event horizon at the intersection of towering choruses and swaggering guitars.

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13 Responses to Win Tickets ($44): Ex Hex @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Feels, Indie, Rock, Garage Rock, Punk

  1. Doug April 2, 2019 at 12:17 pm #

    Really love this band (and would love to win tickets!)

  2. Nicole SmithRyan April 3, 2019 at 1:11 pm #

    Fantastic female band would be a great show!

    • Dawn April 4, 2019 at 3:20 pm #

      This band is great! I would love to see them play

  3. Melany April 4, 2019 at 3:32 pm #

    Ex Hex, Boom!

    • Dave G. April 4, 2019 at 8:17 pm #

      Still cutting checks to the ex, so I understand…

  4. Mac April 4, 2019 at 5:15 pm #

    This looks like so much fun! Can’t wait!

  5. David April 4, 2019 at 5:45 pm #

    I’ve been hexed and need to be cleansed by the healing power of rock n roll

  6. Andrew April 5, 2019 at 12:15 pm #

    I just found out about them through their amazing new album and would looooove to see them live.

  7. Sylvia Rodemeyer April 9, 2019 at 3:35 pm #

    Hope You Got That Girl is an anthem and Mary Timony is an icon.

  8. David April 11, 2019 at 10:18 am #

    Yes, please. Mary is the best.

  9. Brittanie April 11, 2019 at 10:02 pm #

    Sounds fun!

  10. Bogdan April 14, 2019 at 4:13 pm #

    This would be a evening. I would love to go!

  11. Lily April 14, 2019 at 8:13 pm #

    Oh because this could bring back my joie de vivre, :). thanks for considering me.

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