Win Tickets ($90): Mac DeMarco @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Singer, Songwriter, Indie, Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Mac DeMarco @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on May 10. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, May 6.



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From our sponsors:
Mac DeMarco
May 10, 2019
8p | $39 – $45 | All Ages
More info: portland5.com

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

Before you ancients out there turn your heads and scoff at the premise of a twenty-something rock-and-roll goofball calling himself an old-anything, consider this: said perpetrator, he who answers to the name Mac DeMarco, has spent the better part of his time thus far writing, recording, and releasing an album of his own music pretty much every calendar flip, and pretty much on his own.

The fresh meat you’re now feasting on, This Old Dog, makes for his fifth in just over half a decade—bringing the total to 3 LPs and 2 EPs. According to the DMV, MacBriare Samuel Lanyon DeMarco is 28. But in working-dog years, ol’ Mac here could easily qualify for social security. To stay gold, turns out all he needed was some new tricks.

Though used to and pretty happy with that annual grind, it was a little space—in time, location, and method—that inspired DeMarco while making the record. Moving from his isolated Queens home to a house in Los Angeles helped give the somewhat transient Canada-native a broader base, and a few more months on his calendar to create did their job as well. Arriving in California with a grip of demos he’d written in New York, he realized after a few months of setting up his new shop—complete with a few new toys—that the gap was giving him perspective (insert tooth joke here).

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5 Responses to Win Tickets ($90): Mac DeMarco @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Singer, Songwriter, Indie, Rock

  1. SETH G BOWERSOX April 17, 2019 at 2:04 pm #

    “Let My Baby Stay” was mine and a lost friends song.

  2. Lucas April 17, 2019 at 2:15 pm #

    I want to win.

  3. Michael April 17, 2019 at 2:20 pm #

    I’ve been a fan for a long time, and never had the chance to see Mac!

  4. r April 18, 2019 at 2:47 pm #

    hit me up

  5. Chris April 22, 2019 at 1:29 pm #

    Yes, please!

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