Conan Gray

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Mon March 11, 2019, 8 pm
Wonder Ballroom Eliot (Portland)

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The ground that Conan Gray explores—the politics and horror of high school—may have been trod upon many times before, but this 19-year-old brings a fresh eye and lots of pessimistic heart to the discussion. Minimalistic and haunting, Gray’s voice soars and swoons on his 2018 EP Sunset Season about life after graduation in a small Texas community (“Idle Town”), merciless bullying (“Greek God”), and the bitterness of everyone finding love—except you, of course (“Crush Culture”). A prolific singer who, like many of his contemporaries, are finding immense popularity on YouTube, Gray has a particular talent: mining his own feelings to reflect those of his particular demographic. And it works.

by Wm. Steven Humphrey

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell Portland, OR 97212 Venue website


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