Win Tickets ($50): Magic City Hippies @ Crystal Ballroom | Poolside Grooves & Sunkissed Melodies
We are giving away a pair of tickets to Magic City Hippies @ Crystal Ballroom on February 12. To win, comment below on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed February 7.
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Magic City Hippies
February 12, 2022
7:30PM Doors, 9PM Show | All Ages
$20 ADV, $25 Doors,
$30 21+ reserved balcony
More info: crystalballroompdx.com
1332 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209
Shades on and shirts unbuttoned, Magic City Hippies generate the kind of heat that could’ve powered a high seas yacht party in the seventies or shake a Coachella stage next summer. If the trio-Robby Hunter, Pat Howard, and John Coughlin-stepped off the screen from some long-lost Quentin Tarantino flick in slow-motion (instruments in hand), nobody would question it. Embracing everything from AM radio rock and poolside pop to nimble raps and salsa, they lock into an era-less vibe with no shortage of psychedelic funk or hooks. The three-piece deliver the kind of bangers you can play on the way to the party, during the party, and to smooth over the comedown as the sun comes up.
As the guys so eloquently describe it, they “give people a choice to enjoy this on the surface level, feel funky in their bodies, and dance…or go deeper into the music.”
As legend has it, the origin of Magic City Hippies can be traced back to Robby’s days of permit-less busking in Miami. Eventually, Pat and John proved to be better accompaniment than his loop pedal, so the trio played regular bar gigs and built an audience locally. They formed as Robby Hunter Band, released the Magic City Hippies album, and adopted the title as their name. That LP gained traction in 2013 with syncs on The CW’s iZombie and Showtime’s Ray Donovan. On its heels, 2015’s Hippie Castle EP catalyzed their breakout as “Limestone” piled up over 21 million Spotify streams followed by “Fanfare” with another 20 million Spotify streams. They toured endlessly and moved crowds at Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Hulaween, Okeechobee Fest, Electric Forest, and Austin City Limits, to name a few. Along the way, the band also picked up acclaim from Relix and OnesToWatch as they dropped the fan favorite Modern Animal in 2019. When the world shutdown, the boys settled in different parts of the country (Rob “doing his Johny Mayer thing” in Bozeman, MT, Pat in Los Angeles, CA, and John still in Miami). Remotely, they wrote what would become their third full-length album, Water Your Garden, out January 2022. As things opened back up, the musicians put it all together in person.
Armed with singles such as “Queen,” the falsetto-spiked “High Beams” [feat. Nafets], “Diamond,” and “Ghost On The Mend” Magic City Hippies are ready to heat up their next chapter now.
I use to be a hippie and live in communes. Good times.
I’d love to get out for a night with my hubby!
Make Love, Not War!
My boyfriend and I absolutely love Magic City Hippies and seeing them live would be incredible! We discovered them during the pandemic and have been huge fans ever since!
This sounds like a good time for my wife & I for a pre Valentines’ Day celebration!
I would love to go to this event with my best friend! This sounds like a really good time.
Magic city hippies. Never saw them. Like to see them.
This would be a great way to start
Spring! And END winter! And especially
At the Crystal Ballroom!!
My birthday is Feb. 11 and this would be fun to see since it is one day after I turn 71. I still love music. Will until I die for sure.
I love me my Magic City Hippies! Help a Florida boy brave the cold Portland winter with some nostalgic music from home!! :'(
I would like to win these tickets and give them to my sister while wishing her a Feb 12 Hippie Birthday!!
I use to be a hippie and live in communes. Good ole days.
Saw them three years ago and loved the show!
You had my attention at Magic, Poolside, Sun-kissed Hippies!
Would love to see this show!
My birthday is Feb. 11 so i need to celebrate one day late please.
I wanna see some God damn hippies
Hip-hip——Hippie! ❤️ ✌️
Hey hey hey, to the poolside grooves we’ll play!
Oh my god! My boyfriend would pee his pants!
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fun and funky!!!
I want to feel funky in my body!
Day after my birthday and would like to continue celebrating with music.
Saw them a few years ago and they were a groovy, good time! Would love to dance to these guys again 💃🏻
In February it will be my birthday so I’d love to celebrate seeing this concert. Thanks.
Add some sunshine and coat me in.
I would LOVE to see this show!!
We need a date night. Thanks.
ready to hear live and embrace the vibes
Love this band! – This looks so fun! Would love to take a friend for a night out 🙂