(Portland, OR) Thu 6/16: Cats Under the Stars + Boris Garcia

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(Portland, OR) Thu 6/16: Cats Under the Stars + Boris Garcia

Postby tigerstrat » Wed Jun 15, 2011 3:09 pm

Cats Under The Stars returns to Goodfoot Lounge! We will start the Jerry jams shortly after 9:00pm, inaugurating a new line up (this is the ONE!): Tom Wright (guitar & vocals), Josh Biggs (drums) , Carey Rogers (bass), Keesha Wallace (vocals) and returning to the fold (after a one show absence) is keyboardist extraordinaire Steve Thun! This group has gelled wonderfully and we are having a blast playing classic Jerry Garcia Band music!

Closing out the night (starting at 11) is BORIS GARCIA, some *very* psychedelic jammers on tour from the East Coast, who recently have been working closely with Grateful Dead publicist Dennis McNally with the release of their new album Today_We_Sail.

During my 25 years with Grateful Dead Productions, I listened to a lot of jamming, both electric and acoustic. Recently, though I still work with Bob Weir, I've been approached by a fair number of bands to help them, and have usually not been moved enough by the music to say yes - until I heard Boris Garcia. They fuse a bluegrass/country/folk sound with a jazzy rock improvisation mode and really excellent songwriting. Some say it reminds them of Tom Petty, others of old Byrds. Either way, I like them, and want to share them with my larger family. So here y'are! ~Dennis McNally

BORIS GARCIA
CATS UNDER the STARS http://www.facebook.com/catsunderthestars
Thu JUNE 16, 2011
GOODFOOT LOUNGE
2845 SE STARK ST
PORTLAND, OR
doors 9:00PM (upstairs will be open earlier)
21 and Over / $8
http://thegoodfoot.com/

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"There, in huge black letters, was 'The Grateful Dead'. It just... cancelled my mind out."-Garcia
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