Photo: Maxamillion Ray McDermott
Our friend Logan Lynn speaks to Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney, Portlandia), and Calvin Johnson (K-Records founder) about the Crystal Ballroom‘s centennial celebration their favorite memories of the legendary Portland venue.
Taylor-Taylor: Right now, it is the focal center of Portland’s world-renowned indie music scene. It is the single, central part of it. It gets the biggest bands, the best bands. The Vic in Chicago, The Fillmore in San Francisco, The 9:30 Club in Washington D.C., 1st Avenue in Minneapolis, Crystal in Portland — these are the legendary rooms.
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