CANCELLED: GREG DULLI
Event Status cancelled
Monday, 12 October @ 21:00
Star Theater, Portland
Please Note This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.
Without desire, most of the worlds problems would be solved and it would be a miserable place to live. For the last 30 years, Greg Dulli has been the poet laureate of the bizarre whims and cruel tangents of desire. A foremost authority on the sell-your-soul rewards of carnal lust, the high voltage epiphanies of chemical enhancement, and the serotonin lows left in their wake. The front man of the Afghan Whigs has long been on a first-name basis with his demons, most of whom eventually relented and let him pour them a shot. But then there are the known unknowns at the heart of our nature, the intractable difficulties of love and death, and the recurring human desire for survival and rebirth.Therein lies Random Desire, the first solo album under Dullis own name, following canonized stints at the helm of The Afghan Whigs and The Twilight Singers. The title is a play on random selection, which refers to a process that researchers use to pick participants for a study. When using this method, every single member of a population has an equal chance of being chosen as a subject. Recontextualized, it allows us to realize the randomness of existence, the odd alchemy of emotions, chemistry, and circumstance that baffle us to no end. The reasons why artists write songs and why listeners need them. And even if the answers are evasive, thats no excuse to quit searching. VIP Tickets are available:Greg Dulli VIP Package DetailsDescription of package:Each Package includes:● 1 Event Ticket ● 1 Meet & Greet and Photo Opp with Greg Dulli ● Invitation to Soundcheck Viewing Access ● 1 Exclusive Merch Package Designed for VIP Purchasers● 1 Commemorative VIP Laminate