Win Tickets ($30+): St. Vincent w/ Cate Le Bon @ Crystal Ballroom | Baroque Pop, Rock

Pipeline is giving away a pair of tickets to see St. Vincent with Cate Le Bon at the Crystal Ballroom on Friday, October 14. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 14.

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From our sponsors Crystal Ballroom:
St. Vincent @ Crystal BallroomSt. Vincent w/ Cate Le Bon
Friday, October 14
8 p.m. doors | 9 p.m. show
$16 advance | $19 day of show
Purchase Tickets at Cascade Tickets

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W. Burnside Street

What is strange mercy? Strange Mercy is an album built around that idea, an unsparing examination of both telling and grappling with the truth, cloaked in some of the most sublime music of St. Vincent’s aka Annie Clark’s career.

Strange Mercy features very little of the baroque strings, woodwinds, and reeds that marked Clark’s last album Actor, and the grooves are sturdy, deep and beguiling. Consequently, it’s a much more guitar-oriented album than Clark has ever made. Clark is one of the most gifted guitarists to come along in the new millennium, and Strange Mercy is filigreed with indelible hooklines and ingenious rhythm parts, not to mention a concise and debonair solo on “Neutered Fruit” and a couple of Frippy freakouts on the glorious “Northern Lights.”

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38 Responses to Win Tickets ($30+): St. Vincent w/ Cate Le Bon @ Crystal Ballroom | Baroque Pop, Rock

  1. Hannah October 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm #

    I wanna win i wanna win!

  2. Kirk Garretson October 11, 2011 at 12:41 pm #

    I would love to see this show…I want to WIN!!!

  3. Brad October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm #

    Because never a female has made a beatified male’s name sound so good.

  4. april October 11, 2011 at 1:02 pm #

    PDX Pipeline always has the best events! St Vinent is amazing! A WIN WIN ;

  5. E October 11, 2011 at 1:15 pm #

    I am so mothereffing excited for this show, you have no idea.
    Like been talking about it almost daily since the show was announced excited.
    Having friends who I don’t see every day still tell me I need to pick a different album to put on excited.

    Haven’t had time to buy my tickets yet, this would add a whole new level of excitement!

  6. Brian October 11, 2011 at 1:34 pm #

    St. Vincent! Saweet!

  7. Jason Jancosek October 11, 2011 at 1:54 pm #

    I would love to go to this show for a number of reasons.
    1st: I’ve been a fan for years and have never been able to catch her live.
    2nd: It’d be a great date.
    3rd: It’d be nice to win something.
    I’m crossing my fingers. Thanks!

  8. Anna October 11, 2011 at 2:50 pm #

    I have friends in town (first time on the west coast) that night and I would LOVE to take them out to great live music at the great Crystal Ballroom!

  9. Katey Dutton October 11, 2011 at 3:45 pm #

    wishin and hopin and dreamin

  10. Jen October 11, 2011 at 6:47 pm #

    I’ve missed Annie the last few times she’s been in town… and payday doesn’t come ’round till Saturday!

  11. Lauren October 11, 2011 at 7:15 pm #

    Just moved to Portland and would love to take my roommate to see St. Vincent during our first weekend in the city! Please please please!

  12. Mikey Martinez October 11, 2011 at 7:29 pm #

    I NEED to go because my friend Andrew is visiting from Phoenix and has yet to see how Portland gets down at shows. AND WHAT A BETTER WAY TO SHOW HIM THAN ST VINCENT IN HIS FACE?! none. there is no better way.

  13. Peter H October 12, 2011 at 2:29 pm #

    Oh WOW. St. Vincent is incredible! If anyone is on the fence about going, and would like to see what they sound like live, check out their recent KCRW (Los Angeles) performance & interview.

  14. Daniel October 12, 2011 at 3:57 pm #

    I’d love to go to see a great show at a great venue!

  15. Leonard October 12, 2011 at 7:51 pm #

    Heard great buzz about this show.

  16. El October 13, 2011 at 4:59 pm #

    She’s awesome and I’d love to go to the show! Please.

  17. Amit Gordon October 13, 2011 at 5:12 pm #

    I’d love to see St. Vincent! She is real pretty, makes awesome music, and is gonna be on this season of Portlandia!

  18. Juli October 13, 2011 at 5:27 pm #

    I’ve seen her in San Francisco and she was lovely. Please send me tickets!!

  19. Miranda October 13, 2011 at 5:45 pm #

    Baroque Pop? I’ll take it.

  20. hannahmarie October 13, 2011 at 6:44 pm #

    My boyfriend has been crushing on St. Vincent hardcore. Give me these tickets and you’ll help me prove how, er, unthreatened I am. :)

  21. Sadie October 13, 2011 at 6:53 pm #

    I love St Vincent! What a treat to have her in town!

  22. mish October 13, 2011 at 6:57 pm #

    TEXAS represent!

  23. Zach October 13, 2011 at 7:02 pm #

    A hero of mine for the last two years. I rocked out on Actor playing drums to the whole album over and over. Would love to see her new material live!

  24. chloe October 13, 2011 at 7:51 pm #


  25. Andrew October 13, 2011 at 8:04 pm #

    I would love to go! Sounds really cool.

  26. Amanda S October 13, 2011 at 8:11 pm #

    I want to win! Sounds like FUN!!!

  27. BobGuy October 13, 2011 at 9:15 pm #

    Looks cool!

  28. nicholas October 13, 2011 at 10:13 pm #

    i watched her from the street at the mohawk two years ago… she was incredible

  29. Lance P. October 13, 2011 at 10:20 pm #

    Annie Clark is one of the most beautiful woman in the music industry! But not as beautiful as my girlfriend who REALLY wants to go to this show!

  30. Lisa October 13, 2011 at 10:32 pm #

    I’m only interested in winning if someone can guarantee me that they play the Marry Me album cover to cover!

  31. Ashley October 14, 2011 at 5:30 am #

    i want the tickets cause i’ve been trying to see her for ages but always miss her by a day or two. it’s about time!

  32. Eliza Joseph October 14, 2011 at 8:32 am #

    Four words. “Chloe in the Afternoon”

  33. cally October 14, 2011 at 8:39 am #

    I would love to go, just 4 more weeks that I can bring my in utero baby to concerts…I think this St. Vincent show would be a nice addition to the other shows we have seen…

  34. adam October 14, 2011 at 10:38 am #

    I too would like to win.

  35. Nicole October 14, 2011 at 11:17 am #

    I love Cate Le Bon, she is such a diva. I really want to see this show, but can’t afford ticket. I hope I win :D

  36. birdonit October 14, 2011 at 12:15 pm #

    Somehow, I had no idea St. Vincent was in town, and I would be so sad to miss this show. Thank you pipeline for preventing me from living a life full of regret.

  37. Berenice October 14, 2011 at 4:05 pm #

    Oh god I how this drawing hasn’t happened yet! I love annie’s ability to shred. Also, what better way to follow up a timbers victory? Not much.

  38. Ben October 9, 2012 at 5:49 pm #

    This guitar style is so very interesting. Time for new music.

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