FRIDAY, NOV. 4:
Storage-rock followers topped Ty Segall the brand new king of the style as quickly as he put out his scuzzy masterwork Melted in 2010, and his affect continues to be robust in American underground rock. But the San Franciscan with the goblin voice is simply as adept as a glammy, mystical singer-songwriter, with extra sedate albums like Ty Segall and Sleeper stripping again the layers of grime from his music and specializing in hooks and melodies—and this facet of Segall will probably be on show at his acoustic present at Star Theater. Star Theater, 13 NW sixth Ave., 503-284-4700, startheaterportland.com. 9 pm. $30. 21+.
SUNDAY, NOV. 6:
Canada’s Spencer Krug is likely one of the most eclectic and hardworking musicians in rock. Although previous information have discovered him working with every little thing from guitar to marimbas, he can usually be discovered hunched behind a keyboard at dwell exhibits, and his solo piano performances—just like the one he’ll give at Mississippi Studios—signify some of the intimate, engrossing expressions of his sound and magnificence. Help comes from Saloli, an area artist who launched the beautiful solo piano album The Island final 12 months. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi Ave., 503-288-3895, mississippistudios.com. 9 pm. $20. 21+.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9:
Craig Finn’s oeuvre of sweeping, obsessively detailed, all-American story-songs is unfold over stints in a number of implausible bands—first with Lifter Puller, beloved by punk royalty akin to Joe Strummer and Billie Joe Armstrong, and most famously with the Maintain Regular. He’s the type of artist who evokes followers to shout alongside at exhibits and declare his music saved their lives, and his more and more nice string of solo albums proves his profession because the closest factor indie rock has to a Springsteen is way from over. Outdated Church Live performance Corridor, 1422 SW eleventh Ave., 503-222-2031, theoldchurch.org. 8 pm. $27. All ages.