Aaron Lee Tasjan

Monqui Presents

Aaron Lee Tasjan

Johnny Gallagher

Wed, October 9

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

The Old Church

Portland, OR

$13.00 - $15.00

This event is all ages

Aaron Lee Tasjan
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Aaron Lee Tasjan’s music is most often identified as Americana while critics point to hisrock’n’roll influences, dropping names like Tom Petty, The Beatlesand David Bowie.The East Nashville based singer-songwriter and ace guitarist has made a habit of defying genre classification. As a teen,Tasjanwon a scholarship to Berklee School of Musicto studyjazz guitar. He quickly dropped out to starta glam punkbandwith friendsthen hit the road asan in-demand sideman, playing guitarfor several well-known rock bands before relocating to Nashville where he focused on his own songs. Tasjan’s earlysolo recordings showcased his thought provoking lyrics in relatively traditional acoustic settings. His first full length release, “Silver Tears” found him exploring new sonic landscapes and earned rave reviewsfrom fans and critics alike. Tasjan’slatest release, “Karma For Cheap” finds him blurring the lines between genres even further. Rolling Stonecalls the new album “...a trippy stunner full of swirling, immersive rock songs that evoke both the effervescence of the Sixties and the grit of today.” Touring relentlessly, Tasjan is known for his fiery live performanceswhich combine blazing guitar work with first rate songcraft and witty storytelling.
Johnny Gallagher
Johnny Gallagher
American actor and musician.