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Music on Main: Gangstagrass
Blending bluegrass and hip-hop may seem like an unlikely recipe for success, but don’t tell that to the Emmy-nominated outfit Gangstagrass. Lending their music to the FX show Justified, they are guaranteed to take Music on Main to a whole new level of intense urban twang.
Gangstagrass has toured internationally, blowing minds on main stages from SXSW to Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, with a live stage act taking full advantage of the improvisational aspects of both hip-hop and bluegrass. With two emcees trading verses, banjo, dobro, and guitar, and frequent three-part harmonies, the Gangstagrass live show has garnered a reputation among fans for its dynamism and spontaneity.
ABOUT MUSIC ON MAIN
The Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and the ArtBar & Bistro are proud to present the 14th Annual Music on Main outdoor concert series from July 10 to August 28, 2019. 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.
FOOD & DRINKS AVAILABLE FROM THE ARTBAR & BISTRO
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: OnPoint Community Credit Union, Trinchero Family Estates, Union Wine Company, Palm Bay International, Foley Family Wines, Tullamore Dew, Larceny Bourbon, Old Forester, Wild Roots, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Full Sail Brewing, Deschutes Brewery, the Portland’5 Foundation, Willamette Week, and Portland Radio Project.
: Upcoming Events
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True West presents Calexico and Iron & Wine, with Orville Peck, in concert at the Portland'5 Keller...
Portland'5 welcomes Café Tacvba's 30th Anniversary Tour to the Keller Auditorium on Sunday, August 25,...