Guantanamo Baywatch

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Guantanamo Baywatch
Guantanamo Baywatch was started by Jason Powell and Chevelle Wiseman in Portland about 4 years ago to an immediately enthusiastic reception, released a very well received and now out-of-print LP on Portland's awesome Hovercraft Records, as well as a couple of EPs/tapes. The band really came into its own, though, in late 2010, with the addition of Chris Michael (also in BOOM!) on drums. Technically they joined the Dirtnap roster in June 2011, but they took their time recording their debut for the label, done mostly at home by the band themselves. Read more about Guantanamo Baywatch on Last.fm.
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  • Wednesday, 3/5/2014 21+
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  • Luchador themed surf party! Bustin Surfboards!
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    • east end
    • Friday, 9/21/2012 21+
    • 9:00pm | $
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  • MFNW Show! MFNW Wristband or $13 at the door
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    • Thursday, 9/6/2012 21+
    • 8pm | $13
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  • Chrome PDX Grand Opening Party! Free tacos for the first 300…more
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  • yoooooo guantanamo baywatch's new record Chest Crawl is cummin…more
    • club 21
    • Wednesday, 5/23/2012 21+
    • 9PM | $FREE!
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  • READ: This show is anticipated to be very well attended, and as…more
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    • Friday, 4/20/2012 21+
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  • portland mutant party 2 record release weekend
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    • Friday, 1/13/2012 21+
    • 9PM | $TBA
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  • benefit show for the ladies and gentleman of yamhill house |…more
    • east end
    • Friday, 9/30/2011 21+
    • 9pm | $donations
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  • record swap at 7pm | open mic dj until 10pm | hg walls and…more
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    • Saturday, 9/24/2011 21+
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    • Friday, 8/19/2011 21+
    • 8:30P | $ cheap or less
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  • bubblegum garage rock from oakland, ca
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    • Tuesday, 6/28/2011 21+
    • | $ 10 adv./10 dos.
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  • Bikini Creature Beach Feature
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  • [*Benefit for Portland Skate Parks!]
    • east end
    • Friday, 2/25/2011 21+
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    pc-pdx
    Jun 14 2010 4
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    PDX POP NOW! Festival Line-up

    PDX Pop Now! -- Portland's premier local music advocacy organization - has announced the line up for the 7th annual festival.. PDX Pop Now! will be returning to Rotture (320 SE 2nd Ave) on July 30th, 31st and August 1st for the free, all-ages festival that showcases Portland's diverse musical talent.. This year's festival will feature indoor and outdoor sets from: Aan, AgesAndAges, AndAndAnd, Asss, Atriarch, AU, Autistic Youth, Ben Darwish, Billygoat, Blue Cranes, Blue Horns, Brainstorm, Cloudy October, Da'Rel Junior, Defect Defect, Eternal Tapestry, Fear No Music, Get Hustle, Grey Anne, Guantanamo Baywatch, Hockey, Hosannas, I Can Lick Any Son of A Bitch In The House, Jackie-O Motherfucker, Joey Casio, Joggers, Krebsic Orkestar, Kung Pao Chickens, Kusikia, Lewi Longmire, Luck One, Michael The Blind, Operative, Parenthetical Girls, Please Step Out of The Vehicle, Reporter, Rollerball, Shoeshine Blue, Skeletron, Soup Purse, SubArachnoid Space, Tiny Knives, Tu Fawning, The Tumblers, Typhoon, Wampire, Why I Must Be Careful, and Ylang Ylang.

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    May 06 2011 27
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    Bad Times' Best New Bands of 2011

    The Willamette Week recently put out their annual “Best New Bands” issue, which featured a hodgepodge of Portland’s most power-washed music.. As a friend of mine said, seeing that list makes me feel like I don’t care about local music.. Perhaps we truly are “underground.” Below is my obligatory response list, accumulated from attending numerous house shows and parties.. I have to say Drunk Dad gets props for having one of the rowdiest followings in town, while Sexhair is probably the purist Portland punk band since Moral Panic broke up.This year started out rather rough so something needs to be said for the houses that hosted shows.

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    May 17 2011 5
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    PDX Pop Now! Unveils Compilation Track List And Release Show

    Portland music fans will be pleased to find out that PDX Pop Now! has announced the track listing for the eighth installment of their much heralded compilation.. The 2-disc set is stacked with 41 tracks from some of Portland OR's finest musicians.. O Bruxo, Blue Skies For Black Hearts, Swahili, Lost Lander, along with DJ papi chulo and DJ GIGANTE, have been tapped to perform and provide music between bands at this year's CD Release Benefit which will be held June 2nd at Holocene (1001 SE Morrison St.). The cover is $10 and that will include a copy of the 2011 PDX Pop Now!. Compilation CD.

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    Jun 06 2011 1
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    Rigsketball 2011 - A Portland Band Basketball Tournament

    Rigsketball 2011 - A Portland Band Basketball TournamentAnd And And challenges any Portland band to compete in our summer basketball tournament!The tourney is going to take place anytime between June 7th and June 19th!The teams will be the top three players from each band v.s. the aforementioned of other bands partaking in said tournament.TUESDAY THE 7THBlast Majesty v.s.. Ugly Flowers 1:00 Tues The 7th at 4851 NE Alberta ct.Youthbitch v.s.. Hello Electric 2:30 Tues The 7th Location TBALaura Gibson v.s.. Charts 4:00 Tues The 7th at 2nd and SE water across from Bunk Bar in that parking lot.Otis Heat v.s.

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    YEAHDUDE @firkin tavern, the [Apr 26, 2014] » https://www.facebook.com/events/278096535683104
    -4/14/2014 8:43:17 PM
    Adder @_touring band needs show [May 24, 2014] » I go by Adder. I'll be on the road with one other act named Spoken Nerd. We are both solo indie rap acts.I play instruments live as well as do electronic production, synths & samplers while I rap. Spoken Nerd plays bass live as well as triggers his own home brewed sounds. Spoken Nerd tends to perform a lot more…read the full comment
    -4/14/2014 12:37:25 PM
    show-bot! @_touring band needs show [May 24, 2014] » hey Brian - i posted a help listing. ¤ Please update with artist names and anything else that may help score a spot. This listing can then be moved to wherever when it gets figured out. goodluck
    -4/14/2014 12:16:02 PM
    Brian Adder @_touring band needs show [May 24, 2014] » Can anyone assist two touring DIY indie rappers with a space 5/24?
    -4/14/2014 10:36:40 AM
    dan @megaton house, the [Apr 17, 2014] » Is the wednesday show not happening? Is Thou playing again on Thursday evening?? Thanks.
    -4/14/2014 9:57:20 AM
    theamericandreamdustyrhodes @slabtown [Apr 12, 2014] » that was sweet. lots of fun, good bands, good sound, lots of nice people... I'm stoked that slabtown has such a good system running for all ages shows. hopefully more places in town will follow suit and open it up a bit to younger people.
    -4/13/2014 11:46:07 AM
    theamericandreamdustyrhodes @slabtown [Apr 12, 2014] » partytime, daddy. let these clubs and bars out here know that all ages shows are good for business and one day, brother- one day we'll have enough clout to get the olcc out of the music scene in portland... that's the american dream, daddy... fucken rage'r.
    -4/12/2014 6:06:26 PM
    BlaBLa @sc0wling house [Apr 12, 2014] » That's what I thought. Thanks!
    -4/12/2014 2:06:16 PM
    shannon @dante's [Apr 04, 2014] » ¤ ¤ My name is shannon, i want to share this great testimony of my life to ¤ every one. I was married to my husband wilson dawson, i love him so much we ¤ have been married for 8 years now with two kids.He went on vacation to ¤ England were he met a lady called Jenny, he told me…read the full comment
    -4/12/2014 11:31:56 AM
    bryan @sc0wling house [Apr 12, 2014] » yeah, its all ages always!
    -4/12/2014 10:19:16 AM
    BlaBLa @sc0wling house [Apr 12, 2014] » All ages then? I know it says it on the thing, but this forum is sometimes wrong. Can anyone confirm?
    -4/11/2014 4:20:33 PM
    show-bot! @origo distro [Apr 19, 2014] » what the shitty fucking shit is this fuck?
    -4/10/2014 2:42:29 PM
    person @bing lounge, the [Apr 10, 2014] » You had me at 'free drinks'
    -4/10/2014 2:37:34 PM
    show-bot! @star theater [Apr 06, 2014] » balls, the comment timestamp kind of suggests that you went under the wrong impression.. damn ass sorry if that's true! ¤ That's why we ask everybody to help keep the listings straight and up-to-date. I certainly (obviously?) can't get it 100% by my lonesome.
    -4/7/2014 12:37:37 PM
    show-bot! @star theater [Apr 06, 2014] » wiki yo! ¤ update anything as needed.
    -4/7/2014 9:05:46 AM
    Brian @star theater [Apr 06, 2014] » this had bad information... its a goth dj owen not the band!!! ¤
    -4/6/2014 11:38:57 PM
    dielaughinghc RF7! East end!! Get there!! ¤
    -4/5/2014 3:33:47 PM
    dielaughinghc Ready for a sick show @ Foggy Notion.. Music starts at 9 30pm. . And the bar tenders are pouring strong!
    -4/4/2014 8:57:51 PM
    Alex @star bar [Apr 20, 2014] » Something
    -4/4/2014 9:36:23 AM
    dielaughinghc Foggy notion tomorrow night sounds like a good time..yeabuddy
    -4/3/2014 6:29:56 PM
    Matt @megaton house, the [Apr 17, 2014] » It is indeed on the 17th. There was some confusion due to the other show at Slabtown. Thanks for noticing.
    -4/3/2014 3:31:47 PM
    @east end [May 03, 2014] » After some major miscommunication, it has been discovered that this show is not happening in April at all. It is in May. Saturday, May 3rd @ East End.
    -4/3/2014 12:32:18 PM
    Nicole Leggett @alhambra theatre [Apr 05, 2014] » Sweet Show Sweet Cause!!!
    -4/3/2014 9:44:50 AM
    @east end [May 03, 2014] » Noticed the RF7 show after I "cancelled" this one, though I was told this morning it would still be at East End. I dunno if they're letting us jump on the bill (seems unlikely given the number of bands on the RF7 show) or it's being moved to a new venue. Will post an update when I get the info. ¤
    -4/2/2014 5:22:21 PM
    show-bot! @east end [May 03, 2014] » you can *reschedule* shows by picking a new date (you don't have to cancel ;) . ¤ Is this supposed to be happening at EastEnd still? The RF7 show is on sat and that should be a fair draw that i wouldn't expect to get bumped.
    -4/2/2014 4:33:55 PM
    Not a Cop @valentines [Apr 20, 2014] » No Inhalants??
    -4/2/2014 11:49:41 AM
    dielaughinghc Tonight, East End, 8pm, GO GO GO!!!
    -4/2/2014 9:47:06 AM
    Ben @megaton house, the [Apr 17, 2014] » Thou's website says this show is on the 17th, but this looks like a pretty official flier. Which date is correct?
    -4/2/2014 7:48:07 AM
    frank marian @dante's [Apr 04, 2014] » spam
    -4/1/2014 10:28:13 PM
    DieLaughingHC Piss, Hymen, and Dumpster Burger tomorrow night @ East End...Commence operation Partyrage!!
    -4/1/2014 5:38:12 PM
    ruth @dante's [Apr 04, 2014] » spam
    -4/1/2014 4:28:18 PM
    DieLaughingHC Hope is for people who don't know things
    -4/1/2014 3:46:38 PM
    Ross CMR @bunk bar [Apr 04, 2014] » for $10 you bet i will be there. Cant beat amazing music plus the best sandwhiches in Portland under the same roof!
    -4/1/2014 3:22:49 PM
    DieLaughingHC contempt killed it last night at the Know. great combo of that death/speed metal and sweet sweet melodies.. see ya @ the next one!!
    -4/1/2014 3:17:03 PM
    royal blu band goodmorning this is royal blu we are a R&B HIGH ENERGY BAND.we would like more info on getting a gig at your bar. please call me at 503-995-3934. i came in and spoke to the bartender an sunday and she told me to send you my contact info. please call me back at your convenience. thank you ¤ blu
    -4/1/2014 8:03:08 AM
    Carol Elischer I believe we spoke about you DJing a 2/ 15/14 event for The Living Room, a nonprofit serving LGBTQQ kids in Clackamas County. The date was changed to 4/19/14, and I am wondering if you are still available and willing to act as DJ for this event. Also, we wonder if you want to DJ for our alternative prom on April 26. Please call me at 541 521-4194 to let me know ASAP. Thanks, Carol
    -4/1/2014 6:28:57 AM
    DieLaughingHC the dumpster burger show on Wednesday should be RAD.. East nd at 8pm.. be there...or don't .. your loss
    -3/31/2014 3:48:23 PM
    punksnotdead has anyone heard of KILLAMEDIC? has that offspring/nofx vibe to it; http://killamedic.bandcamp.com/album/breaking-the-seal
    -3/30/2014 7:18:57 PM
    todd0821 Hey guys! Check out the new local band Earth Anchor! Lots of shows coming up! https://www.facebook.com/earthanchorpdx
    -3/30/2014 5:43:06 PM
    will @slims [Mar 29, 2014] » what time are doors?
    -3/29/2014 1:24:26 PM
    Max 400 chars What say you?