The past Sunday evening, the Crystal Ballroom filled with music fans and musicians alike for a very special celebration and benefit recognizing the Cascade Blues Association's 30-year contribution to our Northwest music scene. The CBA, one of the nation's oldest and largest blues societies, is a testament to the diverse and thriving music scene here in Portland.
The Glow: Sylvan Esso at the Crystal BallroomBrendan Swogger - Aug 23, 2017
On the second of two sold-out nights, North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso let us bask in the glow of their productions and lose ourselves to dance in their unique electropop sounds
Marian Hill: An Exercise in MinimalismBrendan Swogger - Jun 16, 2017
Electronic duo Marian Hill brought together the Crystal Ballroom with minimalist beats and simple stage design
The Parson Red Heads: 'Please Come Save Me' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Jun 2, 2017
After 13 years, the folk family are set to release their fourth LP via Fluff & Gravy on June 9 but they'll celebrate their cosmic Americana a day early at Mississippi Studios with The Minus 5 and...
Through a Sea of Hands: Andrew McMahon at the Crystal BallroomBrendan Swogger - May 17, 2017
Nearing the end of his Zombies in America Tour, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness brought his wild ride of a show to the Crystal Ballroom with special guests Atlas Genius and Night Riots.
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