Image: Kris Krug

Since his big break touring the country with Bob Dylan in 2005, Amos Lee has continued to make a name for himself with songwriting that fuses elements of folk, soul, and blues, as well as the dynamic live show he puts on with his regular touring band. Lee chose to spotlight that band on his most recent studio effort, last year’s Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song, and now comes to the Schnitz on the back of its fine reception.

Amos Lee and Black Prairie
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Feb 16
Even better, Portland’s own Black Prairie open the show with their decidedly quirkier brand of Americana. After combining with the Symphony on that stage back in October (check out our review), they’ve proven themselves a match for the concert hall, and with a new album out in March, they’ll be firing on all cylinders.

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The music video for "The Man Who Wants You," the first single from Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song, was filmed inside the building where the vinyl copies of the album were pressed:

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