Grand, folky, rocky celebrations on Sunday, Sunday, Sunday.
Electro-rock at Carpet Culture with Wampire, Tunnels, and Golden Retriever Moody at Holocene plus the premiere episode of Into the Woods (featuring Wampire) where Portland bands march out to a cabin in the wilderness of Mt. Hood to perform an intimate concert, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.
PDX Unplugged 2010 is an acoustic folk showcase at the Hawthorne Theatre and holy crap there's too many artists to even think about listing here. Over 30 acts, happening in the lounge and main stage. Check it out!!! Starts at 3:45 PM, 21 and over.
Crystal Ballroom 96th Birthday Free-For-All starts at 1 PM and is spreads down Burnside with the Ballroom all ages and Lola's Room and Ringlers Annex 21 and over. Performances from Langhorne Slim, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Celilo, The Maldives, Head for the Hills, '80s Video Dance Attack, and a ton more.
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