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Music on Main: Amy, Amy, Amy
Amy Amy Amy: Class, Sass, and Soul on Main Street
Music on Main hosts a sparkling evening of cat-eyed soul and troubled love as Portland musicians pay tribute to the music of the great Amy Winehouse. Local funksters the Way Downs will back up a murderer’s row of Portland vocalists including:
Miss Michael Jodell
and the Way Downs’ own Devon Detweiler
...on Amy’s biggest hits and finest B-sides, along with some specially curated deep cuts.
AMY AMY AMY joyfully delivers the sound and music of Amy Winehouse to her still-devoted fans. The Way Downs (Lorenzo Ciacci, Patrick Munson, Craig Maynard Scott, and Matt Sherman) enlisted some of Portland's greatest vocalists to interpret the full range of Amy's eclectic and original catalog of blue-eyed soul, jazz, and ska. Along with the Way Downs’ own Devon Detweiler, AMY AMY AMY features Laryssa Birdseye, Ms. Michael Jodell (The Faints), Erin Wallace (Sportin' Lifers, Sentiments), and Karyn Ann (solo chanteuse). The Way Downs baritone saxophonist Bruce Cunningham is joined by Joe Cunningham (Blue Cranes, Catfish) on tenor saxophone.
The show will be a celebration of her life and art, with a setlist comprised entirely of songs Amy herself wrote, recorded and/or performed over her all-too-short but brilliant career.
ABOUT MUSIC ON MAIN
The Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and the ArtBar & Bistro are proud to present the 13th Annual Music on Main outdoor concert series from July 11 to September 5, 2018. The free concerts are held in downtown Portland on Main Street, between Southwest Broadway & Park Avenue, next to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.
On Wednesday evenings starting in July, Portland’5 takes advantage of the lovely summer weather in Portland to present the free outdoor concert series. The concerts feature popular local and regional musicians playing a diverse collection of music.
The free concerts are open to the public and run from 5pm to 7pm – tickets are not required. The ArtBar & Bistro will be serving seasonal fare and delicious libations starting at 4:00pm. Tables are for food and beverage patrons only and are available on a first come, first-served basis.
*Performers subject to change. In case of rain or extreme heat, Music on Main concerts will be held in the rotunda lobby of Antoinette Hatfield Hall, located next to Main Street at 1111 SW Broadway Ave., Portland, Oregon 97205.
Music on Main is made possible through the generous support of: Full Sail Brewing, OnPoint Community Credit Union, Underwood, Acrobat, Trinchero Family Estates, Bridgeport Brewing, Willamette Week, Boomtown, Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Monopolova Extra Dry Gin, Wild Roots Pear Vodka, El Jimador Tequila, Tito’s Vodka, Old Forester, Kings Ridge, Lunetta Prosecco, and the Portland’5 Foundation.
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