Win Tickets ($40): Super Diamond @ Crystal Ballroom | 40th Anniversary of Hot August Night, Neil Diamond Tribute Band

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Super Diamond on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Crystal Ballroom. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, August 24.

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From our sponsors at Crystal Ballroom:
Super Diamond @ Crystal BallroomSuper Diamond
Saturday, August 25, 2012
8 p.m. doors | 9 p.m. show
$20 | 21 and over
Purchase Tickets HERE

Crystal Ballroom
1332 West Burnside Street Portland, OR 97209
(503) 225-0047 | More Info: www.mcmenamins.com

Neil Diamond fans, don’t miss out on this evening! For one night only the Crystal Ballroom will be transformed into the Greek Theater — complete with trees and Greek columns — where Neil Diamond performed the legendary Hot August Night show 40 years ago. Helping to complete the rememberance will be one of the finest Neil Diamond tribute bands ever, as Super Diamond performs pieces of the original show from 40 years ago (complete with the original banter from Neil Diamond), and newer classics from the Hot August Night 2 show held in 1986.

This historic event is too big for any single night to contain, however. All month long, in true McMenamins fashion, Ringlers Pub will honor the occasion with a couple Neil-themed drink specials! Every three days during this “Red, Red Wine month,” a different red wine from Edgefield winery will be featured for only $5.50 a glass. Other Diamond-esque drinks will include: Cracklin’ Rose Sangria, Song Sung Blue, Love on the Rocks, Cherry, Cherry, Kentucky Woman and Diamond Girls.

And to top off the fun with just a little more fun, we invite everyone to join us for an after-party in Al’s Den, for a meet-and-greet with the Super Diamond guys while DJ AM Gold lays down all the right tunes to fit the era.

There will not be another Neil Diamond bash like this again (unless you want to wait and see what we do for the 50th!) … so don’t miss the fun!

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14 Responses to Win Tickets ($40): Super Diamond @ Crystal Ballroom | 40th Anniversary of Hot August Night, Neil Diamond Tribute Band

  1. theresa laney August 22, 2012 at 12:43 #

    I would love to see this show!

  2. Melissa August 22, 2012 at 14:44 #

    Would love to have an even to attend with my husband!!! What a great way to spend the evening…

  3. Kellie August 22, 2012 at 17:47 #

    I would like to see this show for two simple reasons: (1) I love Neil Diamond; (2) I have a Classics degree and love all things Greek and Roman!

  4. Tyler Berg August 22, 2012 at 21:55 #

    This show will be awesome! Neil Diamond reminds me of my dad. The Tribute band sounds great, and Hot August Night was a great tour and double live album.

  5. Edger August 23, 2012 at 07:59 #

    A friend just moved here from SF and it would be so fun to see them like we used to there!

  6. Tony August 23, 2012 at 14:13 #

    This would be amazing!!! My girlfriend is just starting to get into this music. Please to let us go??

  7. Cindy Anderson August 23, 2012 at 14:17 #

    I LOVE these guys!!!! (I’m kind of a groupie). Pick me! Pick me!!!! And don’t ever let them tell you Neil Diamond doesn’t rock :-)

  8. David August 23, 2012 at 14:52 #

    We ALMOST named our first child Cracklin’ Rosie. Then we ALMOST chose Sweet Caroline. We wound up going with Noah, but that should tell you something!

  9. Valerie Massimi August 23, 2012 at 15:02 #

    i just moved to portland and am not having nearly as much fun as i wanna be… my best rock and roll experience ever was seeing neil live at the uno areana in new orleans which set off events for an unforgetable night! maybe i can do it again in portland!

  10. Anna August 23, 2012 at 16:25 #

    Tickets to this show would really be Cherry Cherry. I would be Forever in Blue Jeans while sippin on some Captain Sunshine.

  11. d@Ve August 24, 2012 at 00:45 #

    my mom’s a huge neil diamond fan, and this would be the next to last nite of her portland visit. having not been here in three years, what a way to send her home smiling!

  12. heather August 24, 2012 at 09:33 #

    Hands
    Touching hands
    Reaching out
    Touching me
    Touching you

  13. MizMern August 24, 2012 at 16:23 #

    Ooooh the memories of many SuperDiamond Shows….I need a reason to wear shiny clothes and rhinestones—

  14. Andrea August 25, 2012 at 13:08 #

    It’s 1977 and I’m 16 years old. My parents are out running errands so I’ve got the house to myself. It’s an absolutely glorious day. And I’m blasting crunchy granola suite and dancing all by myself on the patio and I know that life is so damn good. And now it’s 2012 and I’m freaking 51 years old and that album still makes me feel like that teenage girl with all the possibilities ahead of her. Life is damn good. Thank you so much Mr. Diamond.

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