The Shivas Play At JJ's Bohemia Sunday

Monday, February 10, 2020

Portland garage rock band The Shivas are currently on tour and will be performing at  JJ's Bohemia on Sunday. 

Review for The Shivas:

The Shivas just released their new record Dark Thoughts which was lauded by NPR Music, Flaunt, KEXP and Rolling Stone for its punchy and bombastic sound.

The group blasted their way through Portland’s storied and unsanctioned mid-aughts house show scene. Since then they have played over 1,000 shows spread over 25 countries, meeting new fans and friends from Belgrade to Mexico City.

But The Shivas — Molyneux, Leonard and bassist Eric Shanafelt have all been with the band since its earliest days; guitarist Jeff Boyardee joined in 2017—still speak about their project with a DIY humility that sounds like their native Pacific Northwest. They talk up their own favorite bands, play all-ages shows whenever possible, and they bring a sort of blue-collar humanism to the live performances they relish so much.

“We just want to make people feel good,” Molyneux says. “We want them to forget they have to work tomorrow.”


Chattanooga Bach Choir And Orchestra Has Concert Saturday

AUDIO: Clint Powell Interviews Robin Grant

Lee Welcomes Unity Dance Troupe For Celebration Performance


The Chattanooga Bach Choir and Orchestra continues its 35th season with an All-Beethoven program celebrating the 250th anniversary of the composer’s birth. The concert takes place on Saturday ... (click for more)

Clint Powell interviewed local Jazz singer, writer, and performer, Robin Grant. They discussed influences, the composing process, life, and more. Click here for the podcast. (click for more)

Lee University will welcome the Unity Dance Troupe for its performance of “The Veil: Story of Creation” on Feb. 22-23 in the Conn Center. Unity was founded in 2010 by Lee alumna Alexis Burleson ... (click for more)


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Chattanooga Bach Choir And Orchestra Has Concert Saturday

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AUDIO: Clint Powell Interviews Robin Grant

Clint Powell interviewed local Jazz singer, writer, and performer, Robin Grant. They discussed influences, the composing process, life, and more. Click here for the podcast. (click for more)

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