Back in December 2017, Shakey Graves proclaimed on his Twitter page, “Next album. New sound. Sell your suspenders.” The tweet was tongue-in-cheek, but Alejandro Rose-Garcia, the Austin native who’s been plying his trade as Shakey Graves since 2007, was making a dead-serious point about his latest album, Can’t Wake Up (Dualtone, out May 4). This ambitious, audacious work heralds an artistic metamorphosis for the 30-year-old veteran, whose risk-taking in painting outside the lines has been rewarded tenfold.
The world’s most successful and best-selling soprano, SARAH BRIGHTMAN, will bring her HYMN: Sarah Brightman In Concert Tour to the Keller Auditorium in Portland on Friday, March 15, 2019. Of the tour, Brightman says fans should “expect the unexpected!” The HYMN: Sarah Brightman In Concert Tour begins in South America and will include over 125 shows on five continents throughout 2018 and 2019. The North American dates of the tour, produced by Live Nation, will kick off in January 2019.