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Smash The Mirror: A Portland TOMMY Experience

Friday, November 04
Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm
$35 to $55

When The Who’s TOMMY was released in 1969, it was immediately recognized as a rock & roll landmark. A musical-length “rock opera” with story line and themes that resonated with a vast audience: infidelity, child abuse, idol worship, and yes…pinball. Those themes in the context of a rock album with elements of classical composition produced rock radio classics that are now instantly recognizable. TOMMY was also released during a time when the world, like it’s lead character, was undergoing seismic transformation.

In a present day that feels nearly as transformational, the time feels right to again bring TOMMY to the stage. Smash The Mirror: A Portland TOMMY Experience aims to create an authentic performance, incorporating visual and theatrical elements inspired by the 1975 film version. A rock ensemble complimented by horn section and other instruments will accompany local “star” guest singers to portray different characters in the story. 

Smash The Mirror features:

    • Ben Landsverk (Wonderly, Low Bar Chorale) – Music Director
    • Rich Ray (Ramble On – Led Zep tribute, Jukebox Heroes – Foreigner tribute) – lead vocalist and co-producer
    • Cory West (LiquidLight, Who’s Next – The Who tribute) – lead/electric guitar/vocals
    • Don Henson (Sneakin’ Out, Groovy Wallpaper, WELL) – keyboards/effects/percussion/vocals
    • Anthony Medici (LiquidLight, Superunknown – Soundgarden tribute) – bassist/vocals
    • Connor Reilly (Mercury Tree, LiquidLight, Rainbow Face) -  drums
    • Dennis Milstead (LiquidLight) – acoustic guitar/vocals
    • Jen Allison (Nowhere Band) – French horn/vocals
    • Ruby Friedman (Ruby Friedman Orchestra, Low Bar Chorale) – guest vocalist

    • More Players TBA!

      This concert event is proudly supported by 92.3 KGON



$35 Advance
$45 At the Door
$55 Preferred Seating (includes seating in the first 7 rows of the center section)

Minors ok when accompanied by a parent or guardian