Soft Machine

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Saturday, June 29, 8 pm
Alberta Abbey King (Portland)
This is an in-person event
$25 - $30
All Ages
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JOHN ETHERIDGE guitar

THEO TRAVIS flute, sax, electric piano

FRED BAKER bass guitar

ASAF SIRKIS drums

Since their arrival on the music scene in the first wave of 1960s psychedelia, the name Soft Machine has become synonymous with musical experimentation, instrumental virtuosity, and inspired creativity all animated by a truly adventurous, progressive spirit. Although the personnel may have changed over the years, the commitment of those playing in Soft Machine today has remained consistent.

This is Soft Machine - a living, breathing music that is as vital and relevant today as it ever was. Both long-time fans and new converts alike can take heart in the knowledge that the Soft Machine family tree -- with its deep roots in the musical revolution of the ‘60s - continues to sprout healthy new limbs well into the new century, showing no signs of slowing. The legacy is in very good hands indeed. In 2018 Soft Machine released the album 'Hidden Details' which reached the Number 1 slot in the Amazon.co.uk Jazz Fusion chart. It also reached Number 1 for 8 weeks in the prestigious progressive radio chart from Philadelphia USA 'Gagliarchives' with Tom Gagliardi. Following the 50 date, 50th Anniversary World Tour, Soft Machine released a live album at the prestigious Los Angeles club the Baked Potato. - ‘Live at the Baked Potato’ was released in 2020 to great acclaim.

The band is constantly touring all around the world, and after a short tour on the East Coast USA in October of 2023, Soft Machine is heading to the West Coast and Western Canada in June/July 2024 and another East Coast + Eastern Canada tour in September and early October of the next year.

Event Location

Alberta Abbey

126 NE Alberta St. Portland, OR 97211 Venue website

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