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Hamilton Musical Tribute

Group performs Saturday at Alberta Rose

6/20/2018, 12:05 p.m.
A tribute band to the Broadway hit musical Hamilton, called Rise Up, makes its Portland debut at the Alberta Rose ...
Rise Up, a Seattle-based Hamilton Musical Tribute Band, is playing at the Alberta Rose Theater this Saturday, June 23 in their first trip to Portland.

A tribute band to the Broadway hit musical Hamilton, called Rise Up, makes its Portland debut at the Alberta Rose Theater this Saturday, June 23 with two shows. The Seattle-based band, which has garnered acclaim in its own right, frequently sells out its performances.

The Hamilton musical is the winner of 11 Tony awards, a Grammy, and even a Pulitzer Prize for incorporating the life of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, with hip-hop from a script penned and performed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and features a cast of mostly people of color.

In addition to the songs from the musical, the Rise Up tribute band performs new Hamilton-related material.

It’s a great way for any die-Hamilton fans to relive the energy from the musical, or for people who’ve never been able to secure a ticket to the Broadway show to hear the tunes for the first time, the band said.

On Monday, a few tickets were still available for Rise Up’s 3 p.m. show on Saturday; the 8 p.m. show on the same day has already sold old. More information can be found at facebook.com/RiseUpSeattleBand.