Scott McCaughey Benefit Concert: The Decemberists, R.E.M. Members, Dharma Bums

Help The Hoople, a benefit concert for Portland musician Scott McCaughey, who suffered a major stroke while on tour, has been scheduled for January 5th & 6th at the Wonder Ballroom.


McCaughey has played in, sang with and produced such bands as R.E.M., Wilco, Young Fresh Fellows, The Minus 5, The Baseball Project, Tired Pony, Alejandro Escovedo, Filthy Friends and many more. He is currently receiving excellent care in San Francisco, and planning his return to Portland for extensive rehabilitation and recovery.

On Friday, Jan. 5th at the Star Theater, join us with the following (in alphabetical order) :

Alejandro Escovedo
Corin Tucker, Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Janet Weiss
Count Kellam
James Mercer (The Shins)
Jerry Joseph
Justin Townes Earle
M. Ward
Mike Coykendall
Patterson Hood (Drive By Truckers), Chris Funk (The Decemberists)

On Saturday, Jan. 6th, at the Wonder Ballroom, join us for our guests:

Casey Neill
Dharma Bums
James Mercer (The Shins)
Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Kurt Bloch, Mike Mills and Janet Weiss
The Decemberists