Win Tickets ($50): The Old Church Moon Series – Full Harvest Moon | Featuring Lauren Monroe w/ Special Guest, Guitarist, Songwriter
We are giving away a pair of tickets to The Old Church Moon Series on September 10. To win, comment below on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed September 6.
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The Old Church Moon Series – Full Harvest Moon
September 10, 2022
Doors 6:30PM, 7:30-10PM | $20-$25 | All Ages
More info: events.humanitix.com
The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
MESSAGES FROM APHRODITE, Lauren Monroe’s third album—and her second in collaboration with acclaimed producer Jim Scott—widens the aperture opened by its predecessor, 2021’s Under the Wolf Moon, bringing her musical and spiritual vision into even sharper focus. The title, which references the ancient Greek goddess of love in its myriad aspects, signifies the emotional expanse of Monroe’s songs, to which she brings a rarefied degree of insight and compassion, enabling her to nimbly plumb the depths and scale the heights of the human condition in her songwriting.
That may sound like a tall order, but Monroe is singularly well-equipped to handle it. The New York-born, California-based polymath conducts parallel careers as a gifted singer-songwriter and a renowned mental-health advocate. She approaches these intertwined roles with equal passion, her nuanced understanding of human behavior informing her music, which she sees as “a heart-based experience” that is “not just about listening—it’s about feeling and connecting.”
Scott, who’s worked with more than his share of legends over the years, bears witness to Monroe’s alchemy. “Lauren is a special artist,” he asserts. “She’s tuned in to the spiritual workings of the heart and the mystical nature of the universe. She’s an empath, a healer, a teacher, visual artist, producer and songwriter; I also think she’s a time-traveler. Her songs guide, direct and uplift and are sonically beautiful.”