Saturday, February 26, 2022

Danny Wilson & Luther’s Boots

7 p.m.

$10 in advance, $10 day of show

21 and over

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Danny Wilson & Luther’s Boots

The Cash songbook and inspirat

Danny Wilson & Luther’s Boots

Danny Wilson formed Luther's Boots to play Johnny Cash's "At Folsom Prison" inside Oregon prison as a tribute to the 50th year of that album and as a way to explore the relevance of the music then and now. The band plays with an ear to modern audience, while honoring the spirit of Cash's intent and recordings. Built into the performance are stories of Cash, and the stories of folks Wilson has met inside. The Cash set is infused with the full the full circuit of emotions from the high energy "Cocaine Blues" to heartbreaking songs of loss like "Long Black Veil." Danny Wilson's original songs run a similar range often relying on his sly humor.

Mixing optimism with the boldness of age, Danny Wilson learned some chords on the guitar and started his first band in 2015. A believer in second chances and reinvention, Wilson started writing and performing his own songs. It was natural extension to add Johnny Cash into his sets.


About Al's Den

Head downstairs at the Crystal Hotel to hang out in this music venue named for Al Winter, Portland's 1940's gambling overlord.
Al’s Den is an intimate, speakeasy-style space where live music fills the air, but we save the dancing for our larger venues.

Monday – Thursday, 3 pm – 10 pm
Friday, 3 pm – 11 pm
Saturday, 1 pm – 11 pm
Sunday, 1 pm – 10 pm
Happy Hour served 2 pm – 5 pm
(21 and over only after 5 pm)



The menu features local ingredients, house-baked breads, desserts and pastries from the Crystal Bakery, a specialty cocktail menu and an affordable yet approachable wine list, while a well-trained waitstaff provides a comfortable and welcoming guest experience. No reservations are necessary; stop by for a quick business lunch, a pre-show drink or an evening date night.

Explore the Crystal Blocks

Our Crystal Hotel and legendary Crystal Ballroom are just across the street from each other, each offering their own unique spaces for live music, Northwest style fare and McMenamins hand crafted beverages.  Explore these properties and all they have to offer. 

*Get 15% off room rates at Crystal Hotel, Sunday through Thursday with a ticket purchase. (Must mention at time of booking, must verify ticket at check in for discount) *restrictions apply. 

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