Death Cab for Cutie / The Antlers – The State Theatre – 09/04/15

SOLD OUT: Death Cab For Cutie / The Antlers – The State Theatre – 05/09/15

New Antlers Video

They may not be from Portland (or Maine, for that matter) but the Antlers have been here to play a few times and I know there are some fans, so here’s their new video for the song “Bear.”

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The Antlers / Cursillistas / The Points North / Teadora Nikolova

Cougars, Antlers, Richman, oh my!

Don’t ever let anybody tell you that there’s nothing going on in Portland. Have you checked out the options for this weekend? It’s a veritable marathon of HillyTown-approved great music (funny, considering where I’ll be all next week.)

Starting tonight, there’s the release show for the new disc from Portland’s favorite garage punks Cougars . . . → Read More: Cougars, Antlers, Richman, oh my!

The Antlers

Mirah And Maia Made A HillyTown Mixtape

Remember the days before social media, when there were just a few ways you’d usually hear about a great new band? One was to catch them opening for another band you already liked. That was how I first heard the indie rock singer-songwriter Mirah – in 2002, opening for Sleater-Kinney (along with the Yeah . . . → Read More: Mirah And Maia Made A HillyTown Mixtape

Roundup, First Friday edition! (Feb. 28-Mar. 6)

This week’s roundup is brought to you by Darkchild 99.

After tonight’s First Friday Art Walk (don’t forget to check out the Tower of Song – today’s special guest is Phantom Buffalo! – read this Arthur Mag piece about the monthly event), head over to the Port City Music Hall for our big show (presented . . . → Read More: Roundup, First Friday edition! (Feb. 28-Mar. 6)