Album Release Show: Nick Jaina at The Liquor Store

The Liquor Store3341 SE Belmont St. PortlandOR97214

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 9pm show
Nick Jaina will celebrate the release of 'Brutal Lives,' out now on Fluff & Gravy Records, with a full band performance featuring Daniel Hunt (drummer for Neko Case), Zach Domer and Ethan Demarest. Plus, Fluff & Gravy labelmates Catherine Feeny & Chris Johnedis will open.

Two summers ago, Nick Jaina was busy writing—this time writing music (rather than an Oregon Book Award finalist memoir) that was intended to soundtrack a contemporary dance piece. Yet when he submitted his work to the choreographer, all of it was rejected, and when the feedback came, it was that the pieces were “too sad.” Not ready to completely give up on his creations, Jaina refashioned the bits into songs by... read more

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