Port City Music Hall
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Shane Reis, God.Damn.Chan.

Fri, June 23, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

Port City Music Hall

Portland, ME

$15 Advance / $18 Day of Show / $25 Preferred Seating

This event is all ages

Buy tickets in person at the Port City Music Hall box office (504 Congress Street) Wednesday-Friday 10AM-5PM, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, or online right here. PCMH box office will open one hour before doors night of show.

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27-year-old producer and emcee Spose, hailing from Wells, Maine USA, has been making music since age 9 and rhyming since 1999 when he was 14. Since the release of his debut album "Preposterously Dank" in 2008 on his own imprint, Spose has seen his musical endeavors reach a new plateau. He was named Maine's "Best HipHop Act" for both 2008 and 2009 at the WePushButtons Awards and also named "Best Hiphop Act" in the Portland Phoenix's 2010 Best Music Poll. In 2009, he released a mixtape with fellow emcee Cam Groves entitled "We Smoked It All." A track off that mixtape, produced by Spose himself, "I'm Awesome" received regional radio play in New England which garnered Spose his first major label recording contract with Universal Republic Records. The single was released in March 2009 nationally and would eventually go gold after selling over 500,000 digital copies in just a few months. Spose used the opportunity to build his own company, the Preposterously Dank Entertainment label based out of Wells, Maine. Artists signed to his imprint include himself, Spose, as well as the aforementioned emcee Cam Groves, hip-hop trio Educated Advocates, and the space-funk-sex-r'n'b of Doctor Astronaut. In 2010, Spose released both "In Sessions," the debut album from Educated Advocates, as well as his own indie album "Happy Medium."

Spose has since left Universal and released his independent album "The Audacity!" - which peaked at #6 on the iTunes hiphop albums chart.

Spose has performed with international acts such as Drake, J. Cole, B.o.B., Wiz Khalifa, Ke$ha, Weezer, Stone Temple Pilots, Cage the Elephant, Mike Posner, and Kardinal Offishal. He has also performed with the cream of the underground hip-hop crop: 7L & Esoteric, Brother Ali, Sean Price, Ill Bill, Kool Keith, Mac Lethal & more.

Spose recently launched his website label's web site at http://www.pdank.com/ as well as an online store through Maine-based indie record chain Bull Moose Music called Spose*Mart at http://www.bullmoose.com./
Shane Reis
Shane Reis
God.Damn.Chan.
God.Damn.Chan.
God.Damn.Chan. is a 25 year old sound fondler hailing from Portland, Maine. At the age of 13, Chan began DJing, and at 16, he began making Hip-Hop beats on an MPC. Gathering influence from all genres, his sound and style are as much indebted to the likes of J Dilla and Flying Lotus, as they are to Three 6 Mafia and Sun Ra. God.Damn.Chan. has shared the stage with legendary artists like DJ Abilities, DJ HouseShoes, and Talib Kweli to name a few. Most recently, he traveled to Toronto to compete in the 2015 Battle of the Beat Makers: A prestigious worldwide beat competition which accepts just 32 producers from all around the globe. For the past two years, he has co-curated TRVP NITE, Portland's gulliest dance party, every Sunday. In addition, God.Damn.Chan. also co-curated the quarterly producer showcase/beat battle series, 1UP, exposing Portland to beat-centric talent only found lurking in the darkest corners of the city. With forward-thinking Hip-Hop influenced productions, God.Damn.Chan. has received nods from the likes of beat music juggernauts, Team Supreme, as well as the world-famous Low End Theory crew. With a syrupy, bass-laden, soulful sound, and a slew of releases on the way for 2016, God.Damn.Chan. is making heads turn, and making heads bounce too.
Venue Information:
Port City Music Hall
504 Congress St
Portland, ME, 04101