Gourley, Carothers, O’Quin, Sechrist, and Howk = Portugal. The Man

Formed more than a decade ago, the alternative rock band and recent Grammy winners Portugal. The Man hail from Alaska. Despite all the time they have been at it, it is just now that they have begun to achieve commercial success. Recent single “Feel it Now” made it all the way to number 4 on the Billboard single chart and it won them the Best Duo/Group Performance Grammy.

The members of the band began playing together while they were still in high school. After moving to Portland, the started recording demos in 2004. After some touring, they released their first album, Waiter: You Vultures!, in 2006. As their career went on they began to play larger festivals like Bonnaroo, SXSW and Lollapalooza. The increase in exposure led to them signing with Atlantic Records. It also led to them working with producers like Mike D (from Beastie Boys) and Danger Mouse on subsequent albums. They have also had their music featured on television shows like The Walking Dead, Shameless, American Crime, and Silicon Valley.

As you might expect, due to their being white hot of late, the show is sold out.

Additional Information:

-Date:  February 21, 2018

-Venue:  MTelus

-Website:  www.portugaltheman.com

-Ticket Purchase:  www.ticketmaster.ca

-Ticket Price:  $41.50 (plus handling charges)

-Show Time:  8:00 p.m. (Doors @ 6:30 p.m.)

-Opening Act:  Twin Peaks

 

 

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