Lee Williams in The Oregonian on Garrett Stickland’s PHASE ONE:
Portlander Garret Strickland, 21, has never been to the KGB Bar, but he read about it and longed to re-create a spot mixing beer, cigarettes and top-notch writing. “KGB was the inspiration. I wanted to try to create the equivalent in Portland,” says the Ohio transplant, who couldn’t wait to turn 21, he says, so he could initiate “Phase One: Words and Music.” The first installment was in February. The monthly series runs every last Sunday night at the Towne Lounge in Northwest Portland. [read the article
I’m reading at Phase One Sunday night, April 30th.
The line-up will be:
Garrett Strickland, Kenny Bourbon, Steve Cleveland, Frayn Masters, Adam Gnade, and Matt Briggs
Doors are at 9 PM. Towne Lounge is at 714 SW 20th PL, right where Morrison merges into Burnside, one block up from PGE Park.