Portland punk trio Mean Jeans gets silly at Will's Pub



photo by Charlie Votruba
  • photo by Charlie Votruba

photo by Charlie Votruba

Tuesday, April 23 – Mean Jeans

with Hollywood, Golden Pelicans, Wet Nurse

9 p.m.

Will's Pub

1042 N. Mills Ave.



If there’s anything a rabid Ramones fan appreciates, it’s that close-knit crew of bands who nobly pick up where the Ramones left off and keep the train of “oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh-ohs” going full steam ahead. The most recent band to make us feel like blitzkrieg bopping is Portland, Ore.’s Mean Jeans, a goofy punk trio fascinated by outer space who definitely have their own thing going on, while relying on that Ramones base as a blasting-off point. Listen to “I Miss Outer Space” as a primer, for the uninitiated, and if you’re already a fan, visit their Facebook page to check out their madcap, mustachioed skeleton tour T-shirt design. Their live show is famed for setting off the crowd in a sorta sweaty supernova, so it’d probably be wise if you showed up with their song “Don’t Stop Partying” as your silly mantra for the night. – Ashley Belanger

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