Win Tickets ($50): Junior Brown @ Aladdin Theater | American Country, Guitarist & Singer

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Junior Brown @ Aladdin Theater  on September 5. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Tuesday, September 4.



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From our sponsors:
Junior Brown
September 5, 2019
Doors 7p, Show 8 p.m. | $25 | All Ages
More info: aladdin-theater.com

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

Born in 1952 in Cottonwood, Arizona, Junior Brown showed an affinity for music at an early age. Discovering a guitar in his grandparent’s attic at age seven, he spent the next several years woodshedding with records and the radio. Junior was also able to tap into music he couldn’t hear at home which older, college aged kids were listening to. This was possible as a result of his father’s employment at a nearby campus in 1958. Armed with this broad spectrum of source material, he had developed some formidable chops by the end of his teen years.

Brown’s passion for Country and Western music had intensified by the late 1960’s. With many prominent figures as his inspiration, he spent his nights further sharpening his musical skills in small clubs across the southwest. “I played more nights in honkytonks during the 70’s and 80’s than most musicians will see in a lifetime…I did so many years of that, night after night, four sets a night, 15 minute breaks; I mean after that, you gotta get good or get out.” Brown still prefers to refer to his favorite music as “Country and Western” as it was called when he began his career. More recently, however, with the exception of Classical, Modern Jazz and Rap, he has shown himself to be equally adept at virtually all styles of American music, leading many to dub him America’s most versatile musician. A listen to his catalog of recordings reveals a virtuosity in Country, Western Swing, Hawaiian, Rock and Roll, (Hard Rock, Surf, etc.), Blues, Trad. Jazz, (Swing), Pop, Bluegrass, and even Mariachi.

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11 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): Junior Brown @ Aladdin Theater | American Country, Guitarist & Singer

  1. Sharon Dody August 29, 2019 at 2:25 pm #

    I’d love to go! Haven’t seen him in years, but he really knows how to Honkey Tonk!

  2. Robert Renning August 29, 2019 at 2:35 pm #

    AZ represent!

  3. Brandi L. August 29, 2019 at 3:34 pm #

    He puts on a great show!

  4. Doug August 29, 2019 at 5:22 pm #

    Ummm…. me, me me!!! Pick me!!!

  5. Bill Lasseter August 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm #

    I love the way he can go from surf to blues and honky Tonka. Would love to finally see him

    • Melany Hughes September 1, 2019 at 3:28 pm #

      I really could use a night out, kicking it Country! Pick Me, please

  6. Dave G. August 29, 2019 at 6:25 pm #

    How’s about sending this senior to see that Junior?

  7. Cory August 29, 2019 at 8:30 pm #

    JB me

  8. Linda Anthony August 30, 2019 at 2:21 pm #

    Such a talent. Haven’t seen him in prob 20
    Years. Love to go!’

  9. gregb August 31, 2019 at 8:05 am #

    Slide me them tix.

  10. Brittanie September 1, 2019 at 9:33 pm #

    Would love this!

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