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Candlebox

PETE COTTELL
8 pm., Sunday July 21 | $20.
Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St.
 
[FAUX GRUNGE] On the heels of the reunion circuit that finds latter-day heroes Soundgarden and (what’s left of) Alice in Chains back on the road, we have Candlebox. If you were too young to realize how bland the band was the first time around, your time has come: Its self-titled debut will be played in its entirety at the Crystal Ballroom. (I kept trying to punctuate that sentence with an exclamation, but Clippy, the Microsoft Office helper, kept switching it back to a period and playing the solo from “Far Behind” on repeat. OK Clippy, I get it.) The band may dig out some hits from its pre-hiatus records, but you won’t recognize any of them, because you probably moved on to Godsmack and Oleander by that point. 

Where: Crystal Ballroom
Phone: 225-0047
Address: 1332 W Burnside St.
Website: www.mcmenamins.com

 
 

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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