With the momentum of seven full-length albums behind them, Portugal. The Man hits the House of Blues Anaheim in support of their latest release, Evil Friends. The album not only validates the group’s grinding work ethic (we’re talking seven albums in seven years, folks) it showcases their maturity as a band. Guided and produced by musical mastermind Danger Mouse (who worked with Gnarls Barkley and the Black Keys) Evil Friends blends easy-going, indie pop with psychedelic rock and continues to garner high praise from critics. The Portland based five-piece stops in OC in the midst of their US/European tour picking up support from Long Beach's Avi Buffalo. Considering Portugal. The Man’s musical growth and warm reception at Coachella this year, their upcoming show in Anaheim holds serious potential.
Thu., July 11, 8 p.m., 2013