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Win Tickets ($80): Queensrÿche @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Fates Warning, Metal, Rock, Hard Rock

April 2 @ Crystal Ballroom – Queensrÿche first burst onto the music scene in 1982 with the release of their self-titled 4 song EP Queensrÿche. They very quickly gained international recognition and performed to sold out audiences around the world. With the follow up first full length album “The Warning” in 1984, and the ground […]

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Start Making Sense

Win Tickets ($40): Start Making Sense @ Crystal Ballroom | 7-Piece Talking Heads Tribute

March 29 @ Crystal Ballroom – If David Byrne is one of the geniuses of modern times, then Start Making Sense is a tribute to genius. The musicians in this 7-piece Talking Heads Tribute take pride in faithfully recreating the music of Talking Heads entire career. Together they bring much of the Heads unique live […]

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All that remains

Win Tickets ($60): All That Remains, Attila @ Crystal Ballroom | Metal, w/ Escape the Fate, Sleep Signals

March 24 @ Crystal Ballroom – For 15 years, Massachusetts-based quintet All That Remains have written and released… whatever the hell they felt like with total disregard for what was considered trendy. Fronted by self-confessed contrarian Phil Labonte, the band has experimented with a range of styles including pop, rock and caustic metalcore with just […]

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Citizen Cope

Win Tickets ($80): Citizen Cope w/ G. Love & Special Sauce @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative Rock, Soul, Singer/Songwriter

March 25 @ Crystal Ballroom – Citizen Cope is both a person (singer/songwriter Clarence Greenwood) and an acoustic-driven band. Born in Memphis and raised in Washington, D.C., Greenwood is the leader of the group, and he steers the band’s soulful sound by serving as keyboardist, guitarist, lead singer, DJ, songwriter, and producer.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Super Bowl, Chocolate & Wine Pairing, Portland Folk Fest, Worst Day of the Year Run & More! | January 31-February 3, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Super Bowl weekend is here and we’ve got lots of great place to catch the big game. This weekend is your last chance to see Richard III adaptation Teenage Dick & Fertile Ground Festival continues presenting new works through Sunday. Be wowed by the puppetry in Boom Arts Presents Pescador. […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): International Cat Show, Cannabis Collaborative Conference, First Taste Oregon, 80s Weekend & More! | January 24-27, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! This weekend’s all about the cats: See hundreds of cats at the International Cat Show. Civic Taproom hosts Barrel Aged Festival, or you can try all the things at First Taste Oregon. 80s Weekend takes Crystal Ballroom back a few decades and Fertile Ground Festival of new works kicks off […]

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Mardi Gras

Portland 2019 Mardi Gras Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Fat Tuesday, Live Music by Soul Vaccination, 10,000 Beads, Burlesque, Aerialists, Circus Acts, Hosted by Sasha Scarlett

March 5 @ Crystal Ballroom – The producers of Portland Erotic Ball presents Mardi Gras Party 2019 on Fat Tuesday, March 5th at the historic Crystal Ballroom! Enjoy live performance by Soul Vaccination, distribution of 10,000 Mardi Gras beads, Burlesque, Aerialists, Circus Acts and your Emmy-nominated hostess, Sasha Scarlett!

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Cypress Hill

Win Tickets ($80): “West Coast High 2019” @ Crystal Ballroom | Featuring Cypress Hill, Hollywood Undead

March 20 @ Crystal Ballroom – Three decades before the Latin hip-hop explosion of 2018, B-Real, Sen Dog, and DJ Muggs of Cypress Hill sparked a trip that left popular culture stoned, stunned, and staggering in anticipation for more. In 1988, Sen Dog, B-Real, and DJ Muggs certainly didn’t look like any other hip-hop collective, […]

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Win Tickets ($56): Hippo Campus @ Crystal Ballroom | with special guest Now Now, Indie Rock

February 4 @ Crystal Ballroom – When Hippo Campus formed in 2013, their intentions were pure and simple. “We were in high school and the main idea was, ‘Let’s start a band and make our friends dance,’” Sutton recalls. “There was no real context to what we were doing, it was just total creative joy.”

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MANY Portland New Year’s Eve Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,600+): New Year’s Eve Parties, Dinners, Champagne Toasts & More! | December 27, 2018-January 1, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! 2019 is coming up fast! There’s still time to get tickets to some of Portland’s biggest parties! This weekend is your last chance to see Christmas in the Garden. Shanrocks is hosting Harry Potter Trivia on Saturday and recover from NYE shenanigans w/ EastBurn’s Rehab Brunch!

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Super Diamond - The Neil Diamond Tribute

Win Tickets ($50): Super Diamond – The Neil Diamond Tribute @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ This Years Model

January 19 @ Crystal Ballroom – San Francisco’s Super Diamond has become one of the most popular live shows at major nightclubs, theaters, ballrooms and public events throughout the United States. For over a decade the band has consistently performed sell-out shows at venues such as Irving Plaza in New York, 930 Club in Washington […]

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Steel Panther

Win Tickets ($90): 105.9 The Brew Year’s Eve Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Portland 2018 /2019 New Year’s Eve Celebration Featuring Steel Panther, “Sunset Strip Live”, DJ Gregarious

December 31 @ Crystal Ballroom – For the uninitiated, Steel Panther was formed in 2000 and is Michael Starr (lead singer), Satchel (guitarist), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, the epicenter for rock n’ roll in all its debauchery and glamour, Steel Panther has established themselves as the world’s premier […]

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polish ambassador

Win Tickets ($70): Beloved and McMenamins present The Polish Ambassador @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Wildlight, Yaima

December 30 @ Crystal Ballroom – The Polish Ambassador (real name David Sugalski) is raising the bar for what it means to be a professionally touring musician. Sure, the electronic musician lays claim to producing the sweetest beats this side of the Milky Way Galaxy, but the world’s funkiest diplomat is also using his popularity […]

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Kurt Vile and The Violators

Win Tickets ($64): Kurt Vile and The Violators @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Jessica Pratt, Indie, Folk

December 14 @ Crystal Ballroom – Having been the subject and willing conspirator of many intentional lies planted in Sonic Youth bios over the years, I know first hand the way album lore can bend reality to its truth. After the infamous Byron Coley originated the SY “Trilogy” myth in the Murray Street bio, we […]

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Win Tickets ($70): X The Band @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Elettrodomestico (featuring Jane Wiedlin of The Go-Go’s)

November 27 @ Crystal Ballroom – Three decades after the inception of X, one thing is clear: X was not only one of the most influential bands to crash out of the punk movement of the late ‘ 70s, but the band’ s music continues to be sonically groundbreaking today. Songs written during the group’ […]

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Win Tickets ($60): Steven Page Trio (formerly of Barenaked Ladies) @ Mission Theater | w/ Special Guest Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding)

November 16 @ Mission Theater – Steven Page’s distinctive and powerful tenor is among the most instantly recognizable voices in popular music. Newly minted as a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame with former bandmates, Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page reunited with the band he co-founded for their induction this past March – a […]

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