Win Tickets ($60+): Mickey Hart Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Grammy Award Winning Percussionist, Grateful Dead Drummer

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Mickey Hart Band at the Crystal Ballroom on Thursday, May 10, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Thursday, May 10.

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From our sponsors at Crystal Ballroom:
Mickey Hart @ Crystal BallroomMickey Hart Band
Thursday, May 10, 2012
7 p.m. doors | 8 p.m. show
$30 advance | $35 day of show
Purchase Tickets at

McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
1332 West Burnside Street Portland, OR 97209
(503) 225-0047
More Info:

3-time Grammy Award winning artist Mickey Hart — best known as drummer / percussionist for the Grateful Dead — brings his band to the Crystal Ballroom in support of his April 10 CD release Mysterium Tremendum.

Mickey Hart is best known for his nearly three decades as an integral part of an extraordinary expedition into the soul and spirit of music, disguised as the rock and roll band the Grateful Dead. As half of the percussion tandem known as the Rhythm Devils, Mickey and Bill Kreutzmann transcended the conventions of rock drumming. Their extended polyrhythmic excursions were highlights of Grateful Dead shows, introducing the band’s audience to an ever-growing arsenal of percussion instruments from around the world. Exposure to these exotic sounds fueled Mickey’s desire to learn about the various cultures that produced them.

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13 Responses to Win Tickets ($60+): Mickey Hart Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Grammy Award Winning Percussionist, Grateful Dead Drummer

  1. michael May 7, 2012 at 2:43 pm #

    Mickey Hart personally contacted me and requested i win these tickets because it would enrich my life that much

  2. peter May 7, 2012 at 3:16 pm #

    I saw Mickey perform in the 80s, 90s, 00s but not yet in the teens–help me make four decades of Mickey!

  3. kristen May 7, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    not to pressure you or make you feel guilty, but if i don’t win these tickets i am probably going to have to forgo buying dog food so i can purchase a ticket. so basically what i am saying is the future of my dog lays in your hands. make the right choice. no pressure though.

  4. shobha grace May 7, 2012 at 5:23 pm #

    oooh I would love to get all tribal to this!

  5. viola rose May 7, 2012 at 5:47 pm #

    I would love to reminisce about the good ol days and get down to some Mickey hart!

  6. KIRSTIN May 8, 2012 at 12:11 am #

    I would love to take my Mom for Mother’s Day! A gift for both of us and sharing a memory together……really, does it get any better than that! Oh, wait, it does! Mickey Hart Band tickets ;-)

  7. Liza May 8, 2012 at 12:58 am #

    please please please!!!! it’s my 30th birthday and i can’t go till 9:30 cause i’m in school and it so much. oh please oh please i love mickey and the grateful dead. my parents are big dead heads and played the grateful dead when i was being born it would be so perfect to see him on my birthday xoxoxoxx

  8. Joe May 8, 2012 at 11:00 am #

    I have never seen him perform. I have been supremely passionate about percussion and expression through drumming. I think I would actually melt if I won these tickets.

  9. Aaron Levinson May 8, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    I love the Dead!!!

  10. Sean Patrick Martin May 8, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    Longtime fan.
    Fellow percussionist and ethnomusicologist.
    It would fun to win.
    have a grateful day!

  11. Carol Bruce May 9, 2012 at 5:01 am #

    Nothing quite gets me jiggling and shaking like Mickey’s music! Please help this 61 year old grandma to get in shape and extend her life!

  12. Courtney May 9, 2012 at 3:42 pm #

    Pick me!

  13. Cindaroo May 10, 2012 at 1:16 am #

    I thought I might have missed the show but luckily it is tonight. The Crystal is such a fun place to see and hear a band. You have to love the floating floor. I want to feel the groove with Mickey Hart and his band and spend some time with my peeps.

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