Unless otherwise noted below:
Concerts are held at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 2828 SE Stephens Street, Portland, OR 97214.
Doors open at 7:00, concert starts at 7:30.
Colonial Heights Presbyterian is located between Hawthorne and Division. Stephens is one block north of Harrison.
Royalty Comes to Portland! The Kings of Mongrel Folk, Orville Johnson and Mark Graham, Northwest favorites, mix humor, storytelling, mythology, religious blasphemy, guitar, social criticism, harmonica, dramatic tension, dobro, death, birth, and old-time music. The Kings have held court on Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion and Kevin Burke's Open House, performing and teaching worldwide. Harmony and harmonica, Mark's clarinet and the clear sweet singing from Orville's Southern roots will raise the rafters.
Explore the spiritual with: “Zen Gospel Singing.” at their website .
“American Achilles” and “Oedipus Rex” (watch here) will give you a new perspective on those Greeks, with a hint that “American Achilles” may seem pretty timely.
Orville's fine resonator guitar picking can be heard at his website and as an instructor on Jam Play and Jpeg Nation.
Advance tickets recommended.
Tickets: $18 General Admission, $15 PFS Members, $9 ages 12-18 (under 12 free)
Questions, comments about concerts? Send e-mail to the Concert Committee.
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