Clark County Fair - Ridgefield, WA
Aug
2
3:45 PM15:45

Clark County Fair - Ridgefield, WA

We’re back for more turkey legs, cotton candy, and curious stares from friendly country music fans, at the 2019 Clark County Fair! Purusa rocks the Columbia Stage for a 45 min barn burner of a set (no barns will be harmed). There is nothing quite like being on the fair grounds. Transport yourself to another world and help us bring a little RAWK to the festivities.

https://www.clarkcofair.com

Columbian Stage, Clark County Fairgrounds

17402 NE Delfel Rd

Ridgefield, WA 98642

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Dante's Portland W/ SPONGE and Stereo Embers
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

Dante's Portland W/ SPONGE and Stereo Embers

This is how you burn your summer down. Don’t miss this show!! We, and our buds Stereo Embers from Seattle, will be supporting Sponge as they celebrate the 25 year anniversary of their platinum selling album Rotting Piñata. First show in Portland at our favorite stage - Dantes , 2nd show the following night in Seattle at The Crocodile.

Click HERE to buy TICKETS FOR PORTLAND SHOW

Click HERE to buy TICKETS FOR SEATTLE SHOW

Dante’s Portland 350 West Burnside St.

Doors at 8pm

Show starts 9pm Sharp

1) Stereo Embers

2) Purusa

3) Sponge

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The Crocodile Seattle W/ SPONGE and Stereo Embers
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

The Crocodile Seattle W/ SPONGE and Stereo Embers

  • 2200 2nd Avenue Seattle, WA, 98121 United States (map)
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Seattle!!! It’s been too long, so we decided to make an entrance. This is gonna be a killer show, don’t miss it! We, along with our buds from your fair city, Stereo Embers, will be supporting Sponge as they celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their platinum selling album, Rotting Piñata. We play Friday Night in Portland, Saturday Night in Seattle.

Click HERE for TICKETS TO SEATTLE SHOW

Click HERE for TICKETS TO PORTLAND SHOW

The Crocodile - 2200 2nd Ave, Seattle.

Doors 8pm

Show Starts 9pm Sharp

1) Stereo Embers

2) Purusa

3) Sponge

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Dante's - Portland - With Sweet Water and Stereo Embers
Jun
8
9:00 PM21:00

Dante's - Portland - With Sweet Water and Stereo Embers

So…if you had ears and were alive in the 90s, you likely heard one of Sweet Water’s hits on the radio. They were one of my favorite bands of that era for sure and they’re still all over my playlists today. We’re crazy stoked to get to share the stage with both them AND Stereo Embers from Seattle, this summer at Dante’s.

Purusa will open the show so get there early!

TICKETS HERE:

https://www.ticketweb.com/event/sweet-water-with-stereo-embers-dantes-tickets/9214915

Dantes Portland - 350 West Burnside St. Portland, OR


Check out Stereo Embers and Sweetwater below:

http://www.stereoembers.com/Stereo_Embers/Sound.html

https://www.sweetwaterrocks.com


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Buffalo Gap - Portland - Kris and Zach Acoustic / With Matt Lindley Band
Mar
8
9:00 PM21:00

Buffalo Gap - Portland - Kris and Zach Acoustic / With Matt Lindley Band

Zach and I just got asked to open for our good friends, Matthew Lindley Band. We’ll be on at 9pm sharp and will be doing an acoustic duo set. Look forward to some old stuff mixed in with a bunch of new stuff from the new album we’re currently recording! Then Matt and the boys will rock your socks off the rest of the evening. No cover for this show.

Buffalo Gap - 6835 SW Macadam Ave, Portland, OR

Show Time 9pm - Midnight

Kris and Zach 9pm - 9:50pm

Matthew Lindley Band 10pm - Midnight

NO COVER CHARGE

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Soberlandia - Sans Bar 2019 Tour Portland - Q Center
Feb
16
5:00 PM17:00

Soberlandia - Sans Bar 2019 Tour Portland - Q Center

We’re honored to be a small part of Portland History with this event coming up! Sans Bar is a sober bar out of Austin, TX dedicated to fostering meaningful connection with folks, sans booze. This pop-up event in Portland is part of its 2019 national tour, and the event will support the LGBTQ community by benefiting Portland's Q Center.

Three of the four members of Purusa are sober, so this event means something special to us. Also - 1) This will be our first show with new bassist Dave Boyle and, 2) we’re doing this one full band acoustic, which we rarely do. If you’ve ever thought “man, I like this band, but they’re so F-Ing LOUD!” - then this is your show. Our tunes will be stripped down and quieter, a la Def Leppard VH1 Story Tellers. Yup, I just did that.

Q Center - 4115 N Mississippi Avenue Portland, OR 97217

Sat, February 16, 2019

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PST

TICKETS

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Twilight Cafe, Opening for 7Horse - Portland
Dec
7
8:00 PM20:00

Twilight Cafe, Opening for 7Horse - Portland

We get to warm up the stage for 7Horse at the Twilight this December! We have had the honor of sharing the stage with the guys in 7Horse and Dada a couple of times over the years and couldn’t be more stoked to add another show to that series.

TICKETS

$10 advance, $12 day of show

Twilight Cafe

1420 SE Powell Blvd

Portland, OR 97202

Purusa - 9-9:35pm

7Horse - 10 to close

7Horse

7Horse

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McMenamins Al's Den Supporting PRETTY GRITTY! - Kris and Zach Acoustic
Jun
29
8:00 PM20:00

McMenamins Al's Den Supporting PRETTY GRITTY! - Kris and Zach Acoustic

We're back at Al's Den to help support another amazing local artist and our friends, Pretty Gritty, during their Al's Den Residency. We're stoked to get to play Al's Den again and could not be more honored to help Pretty Gritty rock their residency there. More info to come, but for now lets say Kris and Zach play at 8pm. 

Al's Den is a kick ass underground hang, located Below Ringler's Annex at the Crystal Hotel

303 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

And Pretty Gritty is this:

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Loud Love - Chris Cornell Tribute - Dante's, Portland
Jun
22
9:00 PM21:00

Loud Love - Chris Cornell Tribute - Dante's, Portland

Zach and Andrew participated in this last year and it was a great night that we were honored to be a part of. We'll be back this year with a couple of songs, maybe full band, maybe duos, we'll see! Come celebrate the music of CC with us, one of the most powerful influences on all of us in Purusa. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/441680676277603/

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Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival - Kris Kirkman Solo
Apr
28
5:30 PM17:30

Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival - Kris Kirkman Solo

So much crab, so much seafood, so much wine, so much Kris. Kris will be playing a solo acoustic performance on the Exhibit Hall Stage from 5:30-7:45pm on Saturday night, April 28th (if he has not already been hospitalized for excess crab and wine inhalation). Our buddie's, Mbrascatu, are playing a set earlier in the day on the same stage, so get there early to check them out for sure. 

Hope to see you there! 

https://astoriacrabfest.com/about/

Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce
111 W. Marine Dr.
Astoria, OR 97103

Kris

Kris

A Crab

A Crab

 

 

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Music Millennium 49 Year Anniversary Party - Portland
Mar
15
6:00 PM18:00

Music Millennium 49 Year Anniversary Party - Portland

We are certainly honored to be helping Music Millennium celebrate it's 49th year in business here in PDX! Music Millennium has been a constant supporter and advocate of local music in Portland for almost half a century. Come acknowledge this Portland Icon, have some cake, peruse the vinyl, and check out our set. We will play sometime between 6 and 7 so don't be late! Hope to see you there - Purusa

https://brewpublic.com/beer-music/music-millennium-taps-into-craft-beer/

https://www.facebook.com/musicmillennium/

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Star Theater - Portland - Opening for HA HA TONKA
Feb
23
9:00 PM21:00

Star Theater - Portland - Opening for HA HA TONKA

We are STOKED and honored to be opening for such a cool band at such a beautiful local theater. This is going to set the bar high and early for 2018 shows for purusa. Don't miss it. We will be in rare form and HA HA TONKA will not disappoint, we promise. Check out a video of them performing Race To The Bottom, below.

TICKETS

Star Theater  13 NW Sixth Avenue Portland, OR 97209

9:00 PM (Doors 8:00 PM)

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The SPACE Concert Club, Salem OR, W/Mbrascatu
Feb
10
9:00 PM21:00

The SPACE Concert Club, Salem OR, W/Mbrascatu

Salem Friends! We're coming for you! It's been a bit since we've been down south to your lovely town. We've been hard at work writing material for our next record and have a PILE of new songs to drop on you at this show. 

We'll be opening the night for fellow Portland act, Mbrascatu, so don't be late! 

The Space Concert Club

1128 Edgewater St NW, Salem, Oregon 97304

Purusa

Purusa

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Matt Lindley Al's Den Residency - Kris and Zach Acoustic
Jan
13
7:00 PM19:00

Matt Lindley Al's Den Residency - Kris and Zach Acoustic

You don't want to miss Matt's residency at Al's, and there's really no excuse! He is playing January 7-13, every night. One of those has got to work for you. We are honored to open the night for him on Saturday the 13th. This will be a Kris and Zach Acoustic set and we will be getting underway right at 7, so don't be late! 

McMenamins Al's Den - 303 SW 12th Ave, Portland, Oregon 97205

Here's a taste of Matt with his band, and a feather boa, naturally:

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East Burn - Portland, OR - Kris and Zach Acoustic With Megan Betley
Oct
7
10:00 PM22:00

East Burn - Portland, OR - Kris and Zach Acoustic With Megan Betley

We'll be sharing the stage with Megan Betley at East Burn.  Megan goes on at 10, Kris and Zach at 11.  Come out and help us welcome Megan to Portland on her 2017 tour!

If you've never seen the Purusacoustic version of the band, come and check it out. It's different, it's not as loud, and you can actually hear Kris singing.

East Burn

1800 E Burnside Street
Portland, Or 97214

 Cover is $5 at door. 

Do Kris and Zach get to sit in these while they perform?....hope so.

Do Kris and Zach get to sit in these while they perform?....hope so.

Megan Betley

Megan Betley

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Slims PDX W/ Echopurr
Sep
1
to Sep 2

Slims PDX W/ Echopurr

It's divey, it's loud, the food is freaking delicious, it's perfect.  We love a sweaty small stage show at Slims. This is a great place and a favorite in St. Johns.  Make sure you come with an appetite cuz you don't want to miss the eats here.  We go on at 11pm, just after Echopurr, and will play until we're thrown out. 

 

Friday, September 1st

Slim's PDX

8635 N Lombard

Portland, OR

(503) 286-3854

 

Opener TBD 9pm

Echopurr 10pm

Purusa 11pm

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Buffalo Gap - Portland - Kris and Zach Acoustic - With Sharlet Crooks!
Jul
28
9:00 PM21:00

Buffalo Gap - Portland - Kris and Zach Acoustic - With Sharlet Crooks!

Kris and Zach are back for another Acoustic set at The Buffalo Gap. They'll be playing songs from Repair, Soundtrack, Spectacle, and lots of unreleased new and old stuff. This show will feature an opening set by Sharlet Crooks!  

AND IT'S FREE.  NO COVER CHARGE!!! 

These Acoustic shows are how Purusa got started, as a duo. Each song kind of gets a new life and a different perspective when stripped down to just guitars and vocals.  Here's a video of Kris and Zach doing a tribute to Chris Cornell from the last Buffalo Gap show:

Hope to see you there! We'll be upstairs in the annex where the drinks are strong, the food delicious and the servers are beautiful. Make sure you get there early and don't miss the set by Sharlet Crooks. Sharlet Crooks is a project Zach is involved in with a very talented local singer songwriter you don't want to miss.    

Buffalo Gap

6835 SW Macadam Ave

Portland, OR

NO COVER CHARGE

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Dantes - Portland - OPENING FOR dada!
Jul
15
8:00 PM20:00

Dantes - Portland - OPENING FOR dada!

We could not be more stoked about this show.  Opening for dada back in 2003 at the Roseland was one of Purusa's favorite moments ever. We almost can't believe we get to do it again. If you think you've never heard dada, you have. And if you really haven't, I'm sorry. You have been severely deprived. One of our favorite bands, great songwriters and performers. You do not want to miss this show! 

Dante's

Saturday

July 15th

350 W Burnside St

Portland, OR

(866) 777-8932

 

Opening for dada!

Doors 8pm

Show starts at 9pm

Tickets $25

Event Details - Dantes Live

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Alberta St Public House - Portland - Local Roots Live Series!
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Alberta St Public House - Portland - Local Roots Live Series!

We are thrilled to be a part of this great local tradition and live concert recording series! Huge thanks to Robert and Local Roots for the invitation, playing our music on air, and all the support. This will be a recorded live show, in one of the nicest listening rooms in the city. Come on down to support the boys and maybe get your cheers and jeers recorded on the live take.  

Alberta St Pub

1036 NE Alberta St

Portland, OR

503-284-7665

 

The Bill:

7:00    James Gardner            

7:40    Green Mountain Guild

8:20    Chris Stewart                

9:00    Purusa

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