Win Tickets ($75): Ride @ Crystal Ballroom | + Guests, Shoegazing, Alternative Pop/Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Ride @ Crystal Ballroom on November 15. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, November 13.

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From our sponsors:
RIDE @ CrystalRide, with special guests to be announced
November 15, 2015
7 p.m. doors, 8 p.m. show | $32.50 ADV / $37.50 Doors / $132.50 VIP | All Ages
Tickets: crystalballroompdx.com

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 225-0047

Ride are a British rock band that formed in 1988 in Oxford, England, consisting of Andy Bell, Mark Gardener, Laurence “Loz” Colbert, and Steve Queralt. The band were initially part of the “shoegazing” scene that emerged in England during the early 1990s.

Following the break-up of the band in 1996, members moved on to various other projects, most notably Bell who became the bassist for Oasis.

In 2001, the band members were briefly reunited for a one-off performance for a television show.

Ride announced their second reunion in November 2014. Their debut album Nowhere has been named one of the greatest albums of the shoegazing genre, Nowhere was voted number 74 on Pitchfork Media’s list of the Top 100 Albums of the 1990s, and the single “Vapour Trail” was voted at number 145 on Pitchfork’s Top 200 Tracks of the 90s. The album is also included in the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. -From Wikipedia

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21 Responses to Win Tickets ($75): Ride @ Crystal Ballroom | + Guests, Shoegazing, Alternative Pop/Rock

  1. Danielle November 9, 2015 at 10:07 am #

    This would be a great show to check out.

  2. Sally November 9, 2015 at 11:21 am #

    I LOOOVVVVEEE shogaze and this may be their last Portland show.

  3. gail November 9, 2015 at 12:57 pm #

    I want to win these tickets!

  4. tim November 9, 2015 at 5:58 pm #

    Let me in please? Must hear Vapor Trail Live!

  5. julia November 9, 2015 at 6:01 pm #

    Love the Crystal! Love to go!

  6. Ryan November 10, 2015 at 8:33 am #

    I would absolutely love to see this show before they call it quits!

  7. Louis Vixamar November 10, 2015 at 10:33 am #

    my wife just completed her board exam after months of preparation. We are ready to head out in town. She has never been to the Crystal Ball Room and we are live showcasing.
    Winning a pair of tickets would be a huge spark

  8. Kristina McCann November 10, 2015 at 2:32 pm #

    1988 is the year my classmates and I graduated HS. My best friend is coming up from San Francisco for the weekend to celebrate her 45th birthday and it would be a ride back in time to party with the band at the Crystal Ballroom!

  9. Christopher Odell November 11, 2015 at 12:25 pm #

    I’m really hoping to take my daughter to this.

  10. Solar November 12, 2015 at 2:29 pm #

    Ride is brilliant. I would LOVE to be there and surprise my date with these tix.

  11. Jorden November 12, 2015 at 2:39 pm #

    really want to go to crystal ballroom for the first time, and what better band than Ride?

  12. Melanie November 12, 2015 at 2:39 pm #

    Would love to win!

  13. Lindsay November 12, 2015 at 2:44 pm #

    I’m a huge fan of Ride and shoegaze in general, so their show would be amazing to see!

  14. Cory November 12, 2015 at 3:32 pm #

    Very cool

  15. Dave G. November 12, 2015 at 4:25 pm #

    I’d go to this…and do some shoegazing!

  16. johanna November 12, 2015 at 9:10 pm #

    Yes please :)

  17. Sandy November 13, 2015 at 12:00 am #

    Well, this looks like fun!

  18. danielle November 14, 2015 at 5:41 pm #

    I love ride, Would love a chance to see them!

  19. Trish November 15, 2015 at 12:06 pm #

    Pick me ! I’m super fun!

  20. Maria Elena November 16, 2015 at 9:12 pm #

    Didn’t get a chance to get tickets for this…….winning some would make my day :)

  21. Kristen November 16, 2015 at 9:15 pm #

    Ride are on tour and this may be the only time I will be able to see them. Plus, I’m not made of money.

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