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.
Insanity and Family: Creating Typhoon’s New Dystopian Magnum OpusThacher Schmid - Jan 11, 2018
Exploring what it’s like to lose your mind, Portland's beloved eight-piece rock orchestra come together to lose themselves and emerge with their fourth album ‘Offerings’—one of the most ambitious,...
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...
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