For damn near a decade, Pony Village have become one of the more household names in Portland, despite being named after a mall in North Bend. Lead singer and guitarist Ryan Barber has transposed his memories of growing up in the coastal southern Oregon town into the indie pop songwriting that's gained Pony Village such a cult following. Sadly, fans won't be getting much more from the band since tonight, Pony Village is being laid to rest.
Exactly why their Rontoms Sunday Sessions set tonight will be their last performance ever, we're not sure. We were always able to count on Pony Village, no matter how many lineup changes or other random occurrences popped up. Needless to say, whether they play more shows, make more albums or not, they'll always be a Portland favorite.
Weather permitting, you can catch Pony Village's last show later this evening at Rontoms with Ali Muhareb. As always with their Sunday Sessions events, it's free.