w/ Mala Suerte
Live shows aren’t just The Shivas job: they are the band’s greatest love. The Portland band's shows are bombastic, explosive and thoroughly communal live rock and roll experiences where barriers between the performers and their audience seem to dissolve into the sweat and sound. The stage—or the basement, or the living room—that’s The Shivas’ true element. It’s their raison d’etre. It’s their religion.
The band’s live urgency may have been born in 2006, when the band’s young members—who began booking West Coast tours while still in high school—waited without fanfare on sidewalks or in parking lots, before being rushed onstage for their sets at 21-and-up clubs. Maybe it developed a little later, as The Shivas blasted their way through Portland’s storied and unsanctioned mid-aughts house show scene. Whatever the origin of their famously kinetic live experience, it’s the show that keeps them coming back after over 1,000 performances spread over 25 countries in 15 years.Mala Suerte
Mexico x Seattle
Guy Keltner, founder of Freakout Fest and frontman of garage rock band Acid Tongue, is no stranger to asking that question. Years of touring in Mexico helped forge the relationships that would make Freakout Fest the haven for international artists that it is today and Keltner the go-to guy for Latinx booking. So, it’s no surprise that he’s fused these connections to make a PNW meets MEX underground supergroup.
Mala Suerte blends Keltner’s musical prowess with the talents of his Mexico City-based friends Jasmina Hirschl, who plays in the bands Las Pipas de la Paz and Los Honey Rockets, and Miguel Servin of Carrion Kids alongside Seattle band The Grizzled Mighty’s Ryan Granger. Together, their sound is fiery, dense, and dirty as hell.
THIS EVENT IS 21+ AND GENERAL ADMISSION. NO MINORS.
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