Crystal Ballroom

Social media website Phantasy Tour has partnered with the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) to produce a series of collectible trading cards featuring independent venues on sale now at https://merch.phantasytour.com. The first ever Phantasy Cards Venue Series features 54 venues from across the country, each with their own card. They include hometown favorites such as The 8x10, The Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley, Tipitina’s, the Boulder Theater, and McMenamins Crystal Ballroom.

The Infamous Stringdusters—mid-stride a strong driving, country-wide, Grammy inspired tour—came rolling through Portland’s Crystal Ballroom breathing fire March 9th, and smoked the house.  With the Stringdusters receiving well-deserved coverage from news media, music magazines, professional writers and PR firms, Grateful Web looked to the fan for the “real story.”  I recently contacted Gail Lordi, whom attended the show with her husband, Kliff Hopson, an

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