Win Tickets: The Dead Kenny G’s @ The Goodfoot | Punk Jazz Trio

Pipeline is giving away a pair of tickets to see The Dead Kenny G’s Saturday, July 9 at The Goodfoot Lounge. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, July 8.
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From our sponsors at The Goodfoot:
The Dead Kenny G's @ The GoodfootThe Dead Kenny G’s
Saturday, July 9
9 p.m. | $10 | 21+

The Goodfoot Lounge

2845 SE Stark Street
thegoodfoot.com

If the moniker for the combustible punk jazz trio The Dead Kenny Gs doesn't say it all upon initial glance, a first listen to their new album Operation Long Leash quickly makes their intentions clear.

Saxophonist Skerik, bassist Brad Houser and drummer/percussionist Mike Dillon (3/4 of the legendary Critters Buggin') are committed to musical subversion of the highest order. Exploring a muse obsession of musical styles and sonic colors, The Dead Kenny Gs have both the courage and the chops to realize their wildest aural fantasies. One moment they draw inspiration from punk legends The Minutemen, the next finds them embracing the spirit of jazz giant Rahsaan Roland Kirk and yet another finds the influence of indie rock progenitors Deerhoof; all the while sounding purely DKGs.

To further that extent, it's not just music informing the trio's voice, but a keen understanding of political conspiracy in American history. The album's title, Operation Long Leash, comes from the clandestine CIA operation in the late ¬Ëœ40s to fund Abstract Expressionism as a means for Western culture to undermine the rigid, confined and conformist ideals of the Soviet Union during the early years of the Cold War.

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15 Responses to Win Tickets: The Dead Kenny G’s @ The Goodfoot | Punk Jazz Trio

  1. April July 7, 2011 at 12:48 #

    pick me

  2. George July 7, 2011 at 12:56 #

    I’d like to win these tickets because every time the Dead Kenny-Ga come through I manage to miss it!!!

  3. Luke July 7, 2011 at 13:05 #

    I could really use that $10 for confetti and glitter to shower upon the dead Kenny gs.

  4. Will July 7, 2011 at 16:27 #

    because I put on my Dead Kenny G’s playlist every time I lay my girl down the fire and caress her womanly body

  5. Matt July 7, 2011 at 17:02 #

    Nothing like good old punk jazz with a Seattle grunge twindge

  6. Ben July 7, 2011 at 18:05 #

    I used to play the sax and think Kenny G is cool (because he can circular breathe). It is also my birthday on Saturday and I like the idea of punk.

  7. Zee July 7, 2011 at 22:19 #

    I’d like tickets to see the Dead Kenny G’s because they’re committed to musical subversion of the highest order.

  8. Mehmet Vurkac July 8, 2011 at 01:05 #

    I wanna go because for years (when I was a college DJ), I claimed there was something called Punk Jazz, and no one believed me. Now I’m in a Punk Jazz band, and it turns out there’s another one in town.

  9. Jim July 8, 2011 at 01:08 #

    I’d like to attend because i’m fucking crazy

  10. Ryan July 8, 2011 at 01:09 #

    Bestowing unto me the tickets free shall grant to thee eternal access to my very portland composting toilet, which is not smelling as good now that the weather is warmer. Hence, I need a reason to get out. And I love me some distorted sax!

  11. Jeff July 8, 2011 at 03:39 #

    Skerik is my favorite sax player!

  12. nikkol July 8, 2011 at 08:51 #

    I’ve seen all three musicians in different bands but never together in this trio which I’m really excited to hear Saturday :)

  13. Alana July 8, 2011 at 08:52 #

    these guys are a good jam

  14. Cheryl July 8, 2011 at 10:43 #

    I’m committed to doing something new every week. I’d love to win this adventure.

  15. Skip July 9, 2011 at 09:12 #

    If you won, congrads. If you didn’t win this contest, fork out 10.00 tonight or you will truly feel the pains of losing.

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