Win Tickets ($24): Alexander Tragedy @ Doug Fir Lounge | Indie, Album Release Party

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Alexander Tragedy @ Doug Fir Lounge on July 27 . To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, July 26.

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From our sponsors:
Alexander Tragedy @ Doug Fir LoungeAlexander Tragedy
w/ Novosti, Matt Brown & The Connection
July 27, 2013
Doors 8 p.m. / Show 9 p.m. | $8 ADV / $12 Doors | 21+
Tickets: dougfirlounge.com

Doug Fir Lounge
830 East Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97214
(503) 231-9663

To celebrate its first album, Portland-based Indie band “Alexander Tragedy” will perform live at Doug Fir Lounge on July 27th at 9 p.m. The band features Caleb Roloff on guitar and lead vocals, Wylie Foster on drums, Nathan Trueb on lead guitar, Tim Karplus on keys and Brian Powell on bass.

Local music production company 65M, LLC produced the debut record. Co-producer Peter Bunch says the record spotlights twelve unique songs. “Each song reflects the conflict between decadence, depression, hope, despair, anxiety, and redemption,” said Bunch. “The goal was to capture Caleb’s acerbic wit and somewhat jaundiced view of the world.”

A number of celebrated musicians contributed to the melody driven work of the CD. “Other players on the album include bassist Federic Pol, drummer Kenny Aronoff and Fleetwood Mac keyboard master Brett Tuggle,” added Jason Snell, 65M partner and co-producer. “Every member of Alexander Tragedy is creative individually, together producing a unique sound to the vibrant Portland music scene.”

The band is currently being shopped at major labels and prominent indie distributors. Both producers anticipate recording executives to be in attendance at the release party. Part of that is the result of relationships Bunch developed while working for years in LA with several acclaimed artists, musicians, engineers and producers. Bunch said, “These execs would not be coming up here to see Alexander Tragedy if they weren’t intrigued by some of the early tracks released to them.”

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6 Responses to Win Tickets ($24): Alexander Tragedy @ Doug Fir Lounge | Indie, Album Release Party

  1. Alex July 25, 2013 at 14:00 #

    because it would be lovely

  2. Margaret Hill July 25, 2013 at 23:23 #

    This would be a great date night.

  3. Margaret Hill July 25, 2013 at 23:25 #

    Because not to be there would be a real tragedy.

  4. free July 26, 2013 at 07:53 #

    because my weekend could use a little more reflection on the conflict between despair and redemption.

  5. Mike Ransier July 26, 2013 at 10:13 #

    Wow…I’m just totally pumped for Brian Powell, an amazing bass player and musician, who has worked his arss off playing music. Looking forward to see what this gig brings!

  6. Mathew Trono July 26, 2013 at 17:27 #

    I want to go so bad

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