11/15 - March Fourth Marching Band

at The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company

All Rights Reserved - Contact studio@andybatt.com for licensing. 2021 SE 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97214. 503-238-9914

Doors: 08:00 PM Starts: 09:00 PM - $17-20 cover

Buy Tickets Now | Artist Website

This mobile big band spectacular (known as M4 to fans) is a sonic party of electric bass, a diverse percussion ensemble and a brassy horn section, and a visual kaleidoscope of costumed dancing beauties, acrobatic stilt walkers, fire arts (venue permitting), hula-hoopers, and many more theatrics. The sound is huge, melodic, and dynamic, taking audiences on a musical journey around the globe. MarchFourth writes and performs its own material, and also draws inspiration from an eclectic range of worldwide influences, such as Eastern European gypsy brass, samba, latin, funk, afro-beat, big-band, jazz, and rock music, as well as television, film, circus, and vaudeville. With exceptional musical quality and memorable energy, and the spectacle of the dancers, M4 “rocks” with the best of them while entertaining the audience with an over-the-top explosion of performance, color and charisma.

MarchFourth Marching Band appeals to a wide range of people and has played hundreds of shows in all kinds of venues, including music festivals (Voodoo Experience, Wakarusa, Bumbershoot, SxSW, Lotus Festival, Festival International de Louisianne, Lightning in a Bottle, Oregon Country Fair, High Sierra Music Festival) and high-profile concert venues (Hollywood Bowl, Crystal Ballroom, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts), sporting events (NBA halftime shows, FIFA World Cup fanfest, and Cyclo-cross National Championships), corporate appearances (Volvo, Microsoft, Cricket Mobile), as well as community, civic and private events.

More Upcoming Shows

rez2 Tickets

05/26/2016 - Spiritual Rez and The Fritz

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $7 in advance/$10 at the door cover

 Featuring guests The Fritz. With their latest release, APOCALYPSE WHENEVER, Boston’s beloved reggae-rock funkateers Spiritual Rez deliver their most triumphant [more]

scotspress Tickets

05/27/2016 - Southern Culture on the Skids

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $15 in advance/ $18 day of show cover

Featuring guests The Weisstronauts. The Chapel Hill, NC trio Southern Culture On The Skids has been spreading the rock and [more]

ddbb3 Tickets

06/10/2016 - Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $15 advance/ $18 day of show cover

To describe how the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has arrived at its 35th Anniversary, trumpet player Gregory Davis employs a [more]

hacks Tickets

06/17/2016 - Hackensaw Boys

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $12 in advance/$15 day of show cover

Featuring guests Blind Owl Band.  Charismo is the Hackensaw Boys record you’ve been waiting to hear. The 11-track album feels like [more]

toasters Tickets

06/21/2016 - The Toasters

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10 in advance/ $15 day of show cover

Bands may come and bands may go, but the Toasters Tour goes on forever! Thirty-five years ago a bunch of [more]

wwpj Tickets

07/01/2016 - We Were Promised Jetpacks

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $15 cover

In 2009 Adam Thompson (Vocals / Guitar), Darren Lackie (Drums), Sean Smith (bass) and Michael Palmer (Guitar) were a band [more]

driftwood pic Tickets

07/07/2016 - DRIFTWOOD

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10 adv. / $15 day of show cover

Driftwood The energy of rock n’ roll is impossible to categorize – mercurial, specific to its beholder and profoundly reflective. [more]

david wax Tickets

07/08/2016 - David Wax Museum

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Co.
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10 adv. / $15 day of show cover

“Suz and I started this band as friends,” says David Wax, “but now we’re married and have a child and [more]