Win Tickets ($60): Grammy Award Winners The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band @ Crystal Ballroom | All-American Bluegrass & Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band @ Crystal Ballroom on January 17. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed December 9.



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From our sponsors:
The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band
January 17, 2019
7 pm doors, 8 pm show | $28.50 ADV, $30 Doors | All Ages
More info: mcmenamins.com

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209

The Infamous Stringdusters rise to new heights on their ninth full-length record Rise Sun. For the album, the GRAMMY® Award-winning quintet — Andy Falco [guitar], Chris Pandolfi [banjo], Andy Hall [dobro], Jeremy Garrett [fiddle] and Travis Book [double bass] — expanded their signature sound by perfecting their seamless fusion of all-American bluegrass and rock.

Once again sail into uncharted territory moored only by their expressive patchwork of all-American bluegrass threaded together with strands of rock, jazz, funk, country, old-time and more.

As they approached this latest body of work, the group’s ambition matched their outsized creative curiosity.

“Rise Sun was sparked by the feeling of wanting something better for the world — more love, more awareness and more compassion,” says Hall. “It’s a message of taking care of each other, our planet and ourselves. We all shared this feeling as evidenced by the songs we brought to the project. It’s the feeling of a rising sun as opposed to a dark night. Sometimes a message of hope is less popular than one of despair, but it’s much-needed nevertheless.”

Yonder Mountain String Band
For the past 20 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n’ roll and improvisation. YMSB — guitarist Adam Aijala, bassist Ben Kaufmann, banjo player Dave Johnston, Jacob Joliff on mandolin and violinist Allie Kral — has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout following of fans that often resembles a tight-knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ambitious tour schedule. YMSB is a quintessential ensemble honing its craft night after night on the road, and the fans are there to experience it in real time. The result is music that doesn’t stand still, it’s always progressing and breaking unprecedented ground.

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29 Responses to Win Tickets ($60): Grammy Award Winners The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band @ Crystal Ballroom | All-American Bluegrass & Rock

  1. Cory November 3, 2019 at 7:31 pm #

    Yonder here I win!!!!

  2. Brianna November 4, 2019 at 9:01 am #

    this would be the perfect start to a new year. Would love to dance with my friends.

  3. Josh November 4, 2019 at 9:02 am #

    I would love to win tickets to see these guys!

  4. Sarah Folsom November 4, 2019 at 12:35 pm #

    Thank you for the opportunity to win.this is gonna be a great show.I am so grateful to Portland pipeline.

  5. Kaeli Plaks November 4, 2019 at 5:32 pm #

    Wowowow! Spinnin round for some bluegrass to bring in the new year would be a treat!

  6. Saul November 5, 2019 at 12:57 pm #

    Love me some infamous yonder….

  7. Cindy B November 5, 2019 at 1:34 pm #

    Yes please!

  8. TJ November 5, 2019 at 2:26 pm #

    Yeehaw!

  9. Peter November 5, 2019 at 2:28 pm #

    Would love to see both bands!

  10. Lisa Long November 5, 2019 at 2:42 pm #

    Really want to go!

  11. Hunter November 5, 2019 at 2:47 pm #

    I want to stomp around!

  12. Linda Anthony November 5, 2019 at 3:33 pm #

    What an amazing lineup. I will definitely bring my magic dancing shoes!

  13. Cory November 5, 2019 at 7:17 pm #

    Yonder to the Crystal is where I wanna be

  14. Evan David November 6, 2019 at 9:45 am #

    Acoustic greats

  15. Myki November 6, 2019 at 12:41 pm #

    What an evening this would be to hear such talented individuals and be surrounded by beautiful music.

  16. Roger leece November 6, 2019 at 3:11 pm #

    A great double bill for the New Year! Both bands are incredibly talented. Would love to be there. Thank you for the chance!

  17. Dave G. November 7, 2019 at 11:04 pm #

    My grass is blue!

  18. Pam November 8, 2019 at 6:11 am #

    2020 start….yes please!

  19. Sarah November 8, 2019 at 9:41 am #

    I LOVE the string dusters!!! Can’t wait to see them at the crystal. I really really hope I win this one! I love that bouncy floor with bluegrass twang!

  20. Joseph November 8, 2019 at 3:34 pm #

    That’s my BIRTHDAY. Not saying that I deserve them over anyone else but heck, it’s a good reason to be even more stoked if I win.

  21. Aleks November 8, 2019 at 5:49 pm #

    I need a night out.

  22. Sarah November 9, 2019 at 12:07 pm #

    I wanna get DUSTED!

  23. Melissa A Robinson November 10, 2019 at 6:20 pm #

    These guys are AMAZING!!! I have seen them live twice and been blown away both times!! Would love to see them again. Such huge talent and awesome energy! You can’t get enough of the dusters!!

  24. Theresa November 12, 2019 at 11:09 am #

    I haven’t had the opportunity to see any of these bands! Would love to see them!!!!!!

  25. Bob November 12, 2019 at 1:44 pm #

    sounds like a swell time!!

  26. LHC November 12, 2019 at 2:05 pm #

    Perfect way for my husband and I to spend our second wedding anniversary!

  27. Jacob November 12, 2019 at 2:06 pm #

    This band jams! Yes!!!

  28. Erika November 12, 2019 at 2:15 pm #

    Yonder for the Win

  29. Bobbie November 12, 2019 at 5:45 pm #

    What a great night out this would be!

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