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Hillstomp @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Eric Earley of Blitzen Trapper, Blues Stop, Grass Rock, Slide Guitar

April 19 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cost: $18 ADV, $20 Doors
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Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97202
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Hillstomp
Doors 8 p.m. | All Ages
More info: aladdin-theater.com

If you’ve spent any amount of time around the Northwest Music Scene, the name Hillstomp should sound familiar to you. They’ve been making music for the past 17 years and touring across America and Europe. And yet misconceptions still abound. Let’s start this one… “They’re a Blues Band”. Well, sure, they know how to drive the blues as well as anybody, and credit RL Burnside among their influences, but lots of their songs are played on a banjo and just as suggestive of Appalachia as they are of Mississippi. “They’re a Jam Band”. Fine, it’s impossible not to dance when Hillstomp is in top gear, and there are more than a few barefoot hippies at every show, but they’re offset by the punks and the hillbillies, so I consider that a wash. Plus the songs are almost all 3 minutes or less, leaving no time for guitar noodling.

Hillstomp is a 2-man band comprised of Henry Hill Kammerer and John Johnson. Henry plays guitar and banjo like a hurricane, and if you close your eyes you’d swear he’s playing 2 parts at once. John Johnson beats mercilessly on his drum kit (which often contains a bucket, brake drum and broiler pan) with the fury of a demon loose from hell. But once you get past the pure ferocity of his playing, you notice that the parts are intricately crafted patterns that provide the framework for Kammerer’s guitar and banjo sorcery. This is folk music in its purest form – from loud and gritty, to intricate and poignant, and most importantly, always heartfelt and true.

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