Win Tickets ($60): Son Volt @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Peter Bruntnell, Alternative Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Son Volt @ Aladdin Theater on October 15. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, October 14.



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From our sponsors:
Son Volt
October 15, 2019
8 p.m. | $27.50 ADV, $30 Doors | All Ages
More info: aladdin-theater.com

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

On Son Volt’s new record, Union, present and past mingle into strong confluence. The thirteen new songs written by founder Jay Farrar confront our turbulent politics and articulate the clarity and comfort music can offer in the tumult. “There are so many forces driving our country apart,” observes Farrar. “What can we do to bring our society back together?”

The country and blues sounds explored by Son Volt on its last two records (2013’s Honky Tonk and 2017’s Notes of Blue) linger in the grooves of Union. But the new record nods to many other mile markers along the band’s 25-year path. Some tunes offer a powerful return to the ringing lyrical clarity of 2005’s Okemah and the Melody of Riot and 2007’s The Search. Others hearken back to the freewheeling poetic melodicism of
1994’s Trace and 1997’s Straightaways.

“Broadsides will be hurled to capture the truth,” sings Farrar on the brooding and blues-driven song that takes its name from the one-page bulletins that used to spread both proclamations and ballads. And songs such as “The 99,” “While Rome Burns,” and “Lady Liberty” push up the acoustic guitar in the mix to underscore the enduring role of troubadours in troubled times. “A lot of these songs are songs of turmoil,” says Farrar. “Questioning what’s going on.”

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7 Responses to Win Tickets ($60): Son Volt @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Peter Bruntnell, Alternative Rock

  1. Cheyenne Terbrueggen October 8, 2019 at 1:46 pm #

    Seeing Son Volt at the Aladdin Theatre would be a highlight of my year. One of my favorite bands, one of my favorite venues.

  2. Jon Bell October 8, 2019 at 2:18 pm #

    Been waiting for a long time to get the opportunity to see these guys live. And at the Aladdin? Sure to be unforgettable.

  3. Elona Casady October 8, 2019 at 2:38 pm #

    My new beau is requesting we get a babysitter and do this up right! Please please please! I want to impress him.

  4. Mary October 8, 2019 at 5:36 pm #

    YEs please! I absolutely LOVE Jay Farrar!

  5. Linda Anthony October 10, 2019 at 5:01 pm #

    I’ve never had chance to see Son Volt and I’d love a sweet night at the Aladdin

  6. Robert Haley October 10, 2019 at 5:41 pm #

    This would definitely get the week rolling!

  7. Cory October 12, 2019 at 8:19 pm #

    LETHAL DOSE OF ROCK N ROLL

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