December brings array of indie bands to Portland


One of Portland’s most popular music events, “December to Remember,” will return this winter to the Crystal Ballroom. There will be newer bands like Big Data and Vance Joy, as well as established bands like Spoon and J Roddy and the Business. This is the tenth year for “December to Remember” and within the first 15 minutes of sales, they sold 6,000 tickets.

The Lineup

J Roddy Walston and the business: dec. 1, $20

The War on Drugs: dec. 3, $27


Wild Cub: dec. 5, $17

*Vance Joy

*Cage the Elephant

*Fitz and the Tantrums

*Glass Animals


TV on the Radio: dec. 11, $28.50

Big Data: dec. 15, $20


*Kongos, Vance Joy, Cage the Elephant, Fitz and the Tantrums, Spoon, Alt-J, Phantogram and Glass Animals are sold out but the remaining seven shows are still available for purchase.