Viet Cong Address Name Controversy At Portland Show

Colin McLaughlin

Viet Cong Address Name Controversy At Portland Show

Colin McLaughlin

Last night Canadian post-punkers Viet Cong played their first concert since the announcement that Oberlin College cancelled a forthcoming show by the band due to its name. The controversy was addressed a few times during the set at Portland’s Mississippi Studios when Viet Cong reiterated previous sentiments that they’re not aiming to offend people, they just wanna make music. They also worked in a Wayne’s World 2 reference…

Freak Heat Waves and Aan opened. Check out our photos from the show by Colin McLaughlin in the gallery above.

Thanks Canadian Coach @innervision23 #vietcongband #vietcong

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Colin McLaughlin

Viet Cong 

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Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

Colin McLaughlin

Viet Cong

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Viet Cong

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Freak Heat Waves

Colin McLaughlin

Freak Heat Waves

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Freak Heat Waves

Colin McLaughlin

Aan

Colin McLaughlin

Aan

Colin McLaughlin

Aan

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