Win Tickets to the Next Waltz!
The Portland Mercury - over 4 years
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Last November, an army of Portland talent swarmed the Alberta Rose stage to recreate the Band's 1976 Thanksgiving farewell concert at San Francisco's Winterland—the concert that has lived in infamy from the film and album The Last Waltz. The Band assembled a remarkable lineup of guest performers to send them off (Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Muddy Waters, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Neil "Fucking" Diamond), and the Portland recreation, dubbed "The Next Waltz," similarly boasted an all-star cast of local music talent.
This year, they're doing it again! Actually, this year they're doubling your pleasure, doing it for two back-to-back nights: Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 at the Alberta Rose Theatre. The list of this year's performers is too staggering to mention casually, so I'll post the freakishly long lineup after the jump.
It's an insanely jammed bill of music, clearly a must-see show. Here's where it
The Portland Mercury article