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Feb. 26

Like father, like daughter

Now here’s something you don’t hear often — an art rock band formed by a father-daughter team, namely Jesse Keyes and his 10-year-old daughter, Myra, called Size 85 High Tops.

“I write a lot of the time with her in mind,” Jesse says of Myra. “She gives me unlimited options, and I’ll use her to sing a line I might initially hear played on guitar, horn, strings, whatever.”

The group includes Scott Van Schoick (drums), Joel Bocek (guitar), Emily Overstreet (keys), and Colby Hansen (bass), and is set to release “Get Loose,” which is about as eclectic a record as you’ll hear. The record melds classic rock, including a bit of Jethro Tull-like arrangements, along with power-pop, psych-folk and country in a sound the band calls “Hightopsian.”

Size 85 High Tops, Foreign Talks, Jason Rocksmore, 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, White Eagle Saloon, 836 N. Russell St. $8. Info: 503-282-6810,


Bite them

With their 2015 release, “Bites,” Portland emo-punk-power-pop-grunge rockers Mr. Bones created a perfect rock ‘n’ roll song with “Do You Wanna Feel Alright?” a Beach-Boys-meets-Ramones number that has just enough drive to make you dance and enough vocals to make you put the top down; that is, if you own a car the top of which goes down. The rest of the cuts veer from Bob Mould-inspired brilliance like “I Adore You” to the Ash-like “Candlewax-database.”

Mr. Bones, 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, Music Millennium, 3158 E. Burnside St. Free.

All ages. Info: 503-231-8926, www.musicmillennium.com.

Quick hits

• Roots “orchestra” The Dustbowl Revival plays a 9 p.m. show at Mississippi Studios, Friday, Feb. 26, at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave. $12 in advance, $14 at the door. Info: 503-288-2895, www.mississippistudios.com.

• Nathaniel Talbot, a finger-style guitarist and melodic singer, joins singer-songwriter Jeffrey Martin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, at O’Connor’s Vault, 7850 S.W. Capitol Highway. $12 to $15. Info: 503-484-8196, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• Washington, D.C.-based roots jazz-country swing quintet Bumper Jacksons make their West Coast debut with a 7 p.m. show Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Secret Society Ballroom, 116 N.E. Russell St. Folk rockers Pretty Gritty share the bill. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Info: 503-493-3600,


• From Indian Lakes, the experimental indie rock brainchild of California based multi-instrumentalist Joey Vannucchi, combines indie, post-rock and alternative rock, and shares a bill with singer-songwriter Soren Bryce, from 7-10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, at Analog Theater, 720 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. All ages. $12 in advance, $14 day of show. Info: 503-206-7439, www.analogpdx.com.

• Carly Rae Jepsen, the Juno-winning 1980s-inspired melodic pop queen who’s writing the soundtrack to your favorite millennial’s love affair, shares a bill with L.A. dance-pop duo Cardiknox and Americana band Fairground Saints at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, at the Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St. All ages. $27.50 in advance, $29.50 day of show. Info: 503-294-8686, www.wonderballroom.com.

• If you’re making your way to the Crystal Ballroom at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, for the sold-out Lake Street Dive show, make sure you get

there early enough to catch one of the hottest soul-rock bands out there right now, opener The Suffers. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

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