Win Tickets ($80): Joss Stone @ Crystal Ballroom | Soulful Blues, Rock and Roll

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Joss Stone at the Crystal Ballroom on Friday, September 28, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, September 28.

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From our sponsors at Crystal Ballroom:
Joss Stone @ Crystal BallroomJoss Stone
Friday, September 28, 2012
8 p.m. doors | 9 p.m. show
$40 | All Ages Welcome

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W. Burnside St.
Portland, OR | More Info: www.mcmenamins.com

Joss Stone has been obsessed with soul music since she was a little girl. By the time she was in her early teens she had begun to intuitively hone her now trademark gravely-but-lustrous vocals by singing along to Aretha’s Franklin’s Greatest Hits. She began pursuing a singing career at thirteen, securing a record deal at 15, and recording her star-making debut album, The Soul Sessions, which was released in 2003.

Ten years on from those stunning sessions, Joss has decided to bring things full circle and revisit where it all began – with her follow up to that multi million-selling debut, The Soul Sessions Vol 2, a stunning exercise in vocal poise, passion and power, showcasing some great songs and an artist at the peak of her vocal powers.

Following her critically acclaimed arrival on the music scene (which preceded the plethora of soul-inspired female artists that came along in her wake) things took off for Joss in an enormous way. Her second record, 2004′s Mind Body & Soul capitalized on ‘The Soul Sessions’ commercial momentum and critical adoration and earned Stone three Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist.

It also spawned a self-penned UK Top 10 single, “You Had Me”, and earned her two Brit Awards that same year. Her third album, 2007′s Introducing Joss Stone, was a more independent, less packaged effort, on which Joss further showcased her songwriting abilities, and revealed the singer had truly been embraced by the American audience when it debuted on the Billboard Top 100 at No.2, marking the highest debut ever for a female British solo artist. With over 11 million album sales to date and a wealth of experience under her belt, 2012 seemed like the right time to return to the Soul Sessions model from a new perspective.

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96 Responses to Win Tickets ($80): Joss Stone @ Crystal Ballroom | Soulful Blues, Rock and Roll

  1. Deb Boyer September 23, 2012 at 23:26 #

    Joss is so amazing!! Gives me chills when I listen to her. I would be jumping out of my pants with joy if I could win tickets and go see her at the Crystal!

  2. Sian Medway September 23, 2012 at 23:33 #

    If I win I would gift the ticket(s) as I know someone who would really like to go.

  3. ariana September 24, 2012 at 07:27 #

    Love her!!!

  4. SE September 24, 2012 at 08:17 #

    She has an amazing voice.

  5. Lars September 24, 2012 at 08:17 #

    I’d love to go! I’ve been in love with her voice since Soul Sessions!

  6. Jen September 24, 2012 at 08:17 #

    I would love to see her!!

  7. Venus September 24, 2012 at 08:23 #

    I love her voice!!!

  8. dana r September 24, 2012 at 08:24 #

    i would really like to go check out this show. i love the opening band as well, Vintage Trouble. great bands.

  9. Caitlin September 24, 2012 at 08:43 #

    Pick me please! I would love to have a date night to the sultry tones of Ms. Stone!

  10. Anna September 24, 2012 at 08:44 #

    Why wouldn’t I want to go?!?

  11. James Worthen September 24, 2012 at 08:58 #

    I am not here to win , but to say i won the 80,s ticket last friday to get out with wife to have fun, boy we should of brought a lunch. Boy do you talk about getting out and enjoying. Peoples i have been in oregon for 4 yrs. I have partied in a lot of states including Bourbon street. That ball room was jumping. We are still telling friends about it. Pdx youguys have made, speaking for all, alot of peoples happy. I am overjoyed i am a member of the “PIPELINE TO Party”. Thank you guys and Mrs Weinsten so much. It was a rootin tootin great time. Feed us more !

  12. Gabriel September 24, 2012 at 08:59 #

    Soul music is so incredibly beautiful & Joss Stone is as good as they come. Plus the crystal ballroom!

  13. James Worthen September 24, 2012 at 09:02 #

    Pdx if my comment win here i would love to have any ticket youguys give us, we know for a fact the event will be great. We witness of What our PIPELINE to PARTY can produce. So feed us more!

  14. MB September 24, 2012 at 10:03 #

    I’d love to win something and I’d love to attend this show! Fingers crossed! Thanks!

  15. tim September 24, 2012 at 10:24 #

    I need to be there to see this show! Help me out…

  16. Emily September 24, 2012 at 10:31 #

    I’m a broke nursing student in need of some soul jams to ease my overloaded brain!

  17. LA September 24, 2012 at 10:38 #

    I would LOVE to win these tickets to go see Joss. I have always been a HUGE fan of her music and even spent 3 hours in line to watch her perform live at the Jimmy Kimmel show in LA. Please pick me!!!

  18. Roger September 24, 2012 at 11:07 #

    Oh wow, I have loved Joss’ vocal performances for years now but have never seen her live. Would so enjoy the chance to go to this show! Please.

  19. Shane Young September 24, 2012 at 11:14 #

    She has amazing vocals and her performances are awesome to experience live. I would love to go and catch her show this weekend.

  20. Suzanne September 24, 2012 at 11:23 #

    Absolutely love sexy soulful Joss. She is So Fabulous!

  21. Carlen Lloyd September 24, 2012 at 11:29 #

    I wanna go!!

  22. Valerie September 24, 2012 at 11:48 #

    Absolutely amazing voice.

  23. mango September 24, 2012 at 13:11 #

    if i win, i might summon up the guts to finally start dating again

  24. Julie Watson September 25, 2012 at 06:13 #

    I moved here from Austin TX, live music capital of the world, a huge statement i realize and I have seen just about everybody, except this lil lady !!! I love live music.

  25. Abigail Hermans September 25, 2012 at 10:10 #

    Having followed Joss Stone since she came on the scene, I am awfully excited that she’s in the area! Her voice is mesmerizing and seeing Joss live would be a surreal experience…

  26. Lin September 25, 2012 at 12:39 #

    It would awesome to watch Joss performs live. Her voice is amazing and always brings me to tears.

  27. Heather September 25, 2012 at 20:17 #

    Such a beautiful voice and spirit. I would love to see her live.

  28. travis luckey September 25, 2012 at 22:31 #

    Joss stone rocks!!!!

  29. Misty Blue September 26, 2012 at 02:17 #

    It’s my fiancés birthday and this would be a great gift…:)

  30. Tami September 26, 2012 at 08:46 #

    Would love to see Josh Stone! : )

  31. christine September 26, 2012 at 09:31 #

    been a Joss fan since first listening to ‘introducing joss stone’. She ROCKS every song she records: i would love to see her in concert! i would gladly buy tickets to see her if i had the funds. living off credit cards post break-up with ex. he Sucks, SHE ROCKS and i would really appreciate the opportunity to get out of the house and Groove It with a deeply soulful experience!

  32. Mathew September 26, 2012 at 16:50 #

    Joss Stone is the bomb! I would love to win these tickets and get see her perform live is a great little venue.

  33. Megan Faszholz September 26, 2012 at 21:14 #

    My mom and I have loved her since I was a baby– we’ve never seen her live, but it’s her 45th birthday and I would love to surprise her!

  34. KT September 26, 2012 at 22:50 #

    I want tickets! Woo woo

  35. Karen M September 27, 2012 at 11:13 #

    I’d LOVE to see Joss Stone in concert. She has an amazing voice. What a great gig!!!!

  36. Jeremy Fredericks September 27, 2012 at 11:25 #

    I would love the chance to relax and enjoy some great music.

  37. Jessica September 27, 2012 at 11:51 #

    I want to go close my eyes and sway to Joss’ sultry voice!

  38. Alicia September 27, 2012 at 11:54 #

    my haiku:
    Joss Stone in da howz
    sings like a bird, beauty
    pipeline sends me there

  39. Travis September 27, 2012 at 12:05 #

    Because my girlfriend would love me forever!

  40. Fred September 27, 2012 at 12:17 #

    Would love to get a chance to see Joss Stone. Hope to get picked.

  41. Brian R September 27, 2012 at 12:29 #

    We are visiting from Hawaii and want to experience the weirdness that is Portland

  42. Briana September 27, 2012 at 12:39 #

    I first heard Ms. Stone on Raphael Saadiq’s album. I would love to see this fabulous woman live!

  43. ariana September 27, 2012 at 12:59 #

    Love Joss’s is soulful music!!!

  44. Nick September 27, 2012 at 15:07 #

    ME!!!!!!!!!!!

  45. Michael Bates September 27, 2012 at 15:07 #

    Wrapping up the week from hell, this would be a much needed relief.

  46. Josh September 27, 2012 at 15:08 #

    What a voice, what a talent…and for someone so young no less! Would love to hear her live!

  47. Kim September 27, 2012 at 15:11 #

    I would love to go!

  48. Ben September 27, 2012 at 15:13 #

    my ass just got dumped and i bet there is going to be mad single chicks at this thing so i’m trying to meet them :)

  49. Shelley September 27, 2012 at 15:13 #

    I went to visit her home town, Dover, Kent, UK back in 2007 – now she is in “MY” hometown to visit “ME” – lol

    Would love to make this concert – we’ve both come full circle -

    Awesome!!!

  50. Skip Stone September 27, 2012 at 15:15 #

    Fridays were made for Stones, at least I hope so.

  51. maya September 27, 2012 at 15:28 #

    Umm…because I would cream my pants if I won tickets to she her!

  52. Jen September 27, 2012 at 15:34 #

    would LOVE to win me some tickets and get the weekend going strong!

  53. Brett S. September 27, 2012 at 15:35 #

    Pick me! It would be a great early birthday present!

  54. April Hoffmann September 27, 2012 at 15:36 #

    Wow- so rad you are giving away tix to this show- yay! [fingers crossed]

  55. Jaimee September 27, 2012 at 15:45 #

    My best friend is a bartender and they have an old school CD player jukebox- we loaded it with Joss Stone and play it constantly, even the grumpy 80 year old regulars during the day have started to like her! I would love to take my friend and go see her live!!

  56. andrew September 27, 2012 at 15:50 #

    No plans for a Friday night yet, this would definitely solve that!

  57. Elizabeth Martin September 27, 2012 at 15:54 #

    What a shame it would be to have Joss a stone’s throw from me, without the ability to hear her soulful voice.

  58. Andrea September 27, 2012 at 15:58 #

    Oh, please oh please! I could really use the feminine healing soulfulness of Joss right now. She moves me like no other currently and I would be ever so grateful!! :) There’s a first time for everything right–winning for me!

  59. Dave September 27, 2012 at 16:14 #

    Joss Stone and Vintage trouble in the Crystal Ballroom. The place may never be the same!

  60. Scott Weber September 27, 2012 at 16:18 #

    My introduction to Joss (and the last time I saw her live) was at Voodoo Fest 2008 and I’ve been under her spell ever since. So, oh, please, stick a pin in my heart!

  61. Cassie September 27, 2012 at 16:51 #

    What an awesome show this will be! I hope whoever goes appreciates her originality and beautiful presence!

  62. Kenneth Schmidt September 27, 2012 at 17:09 #

    She’s beautiful.

  63. ElizD September 27, 2012 at 17:34 #

    Joss Stone is coming to Portland!!! How did I not know about this sooner?! I would LOVE to go see her. I need some deep, sweet soul music in my life! Sadly, can’t afford ticket price. Winning would make my month!

  64. Cory September 27, 2012 at 17:34 #

    Sweet Soul Sister!!!!

  65. mary b September 27, 2012 at 18:24 #

    seriously?? hell yes!

  66. fatina santiago September 27, 2012 at 18:36 #

    Music now has lost its soul , joss stone keeps it real and captivates you with her voice and style enjoying her soul through song. Ive never had the opportunity to see her live, and unlike other artists im sure her voice is naturally beautiful in person without all the technology that makes artists popular now. I would love to attend this event to have a wonderful evening out with my partner, especially because we just started our jobs and most of our nights are spent at home. This performance would recharge all those good vibes ! Hope you pick me :) Thanks !

  67. Scott September 27, 2012 at 18:43 #

    My daughter and I would love to see her.

  68. scissordub September 27, 2012 at 18:44 #

    I’m free tomorrow night

  69. Lynette September 27, 2012 at 19:08 #

    I’d like to see if I can get there early enough to get my ol’self a seat in the balcony, front row, so that I can partake of some sweet soul music, in my old age. I’ll tell the truth, I’m happily 64 and 3/4.

  70. caprice September 27, 2012 at 19:25 #

    I am a big fan!!!

  71. Jenean September 27, 2012 at 19:33 #

    Sept 28th is my birthday. With three kids, my husband and I dont have alot of money to do something really fun, so this would be great! Our kids are already going to grandmas so we are completely available! Please please please!!!!!

  72. Melissa Pisias September 27, 2012 at 20:04 #

    I would love to win tickets for my husband and me. I introduced him to Joss’s music and he had my CDs in his car for months. We got married on August 11th! It’d be nice to win something since we haven’t taken a honeymoon. xo

  73. Laurie September 27, 2012 at 20:48 #

    Wow this would be amazing, I was just brought out an old CD of her’s last week.. DIdn’t know she was in town but would love to see her!!!

  74. Sherry September 27, 2012 at 21:24 #

    She is amazing – I’d love to hear that voice in person.

  75. Jenean young September 27, 2012 at 21:40 #

    Please please please

  76. Jenean young September 27, 2012 at 21:43 #

    My husband and I don’t have much money that is extra, tomorrow is my birthday and we already have a babysitter for our three kids! He’s a sheriff and I’m a gm of a local brewery/restaurant… We need a night out of great music and fun!

  77. Dcova September 27, 2012 at 21:58 #

    I would love to go!!!!

  78. Lisa September 27, 2012 at 22:34 #

    Oh Please, Please pick me – love her! I would be so thrilled, I’d have to post about it everywhere!! :-)

  79. Paula September 27, 2012 at 22:40 #

    I would love to win tickets!

  80. Jacqueline September 27, 2012 at 22:56 #

    Wow – Joss Stone! I am so enamored with her. I gave up a lover in 2009 when he stated “Joss Stone doesn’t keep my penis hard”. He so had to go!

  81. keely colling September 27, 2012 at 23:13 #

    I LOVE JOSS. I’ve play her songs every where I go. She is amazing. Would love to go see her. Love love love…

  82. Nataly Corona September 27, 2012 at 23:19 #

    I want kiss stone tickets!!

  83. Danielle September 28, 2012 at 07:49 #

    Love her. I can’t think of a better way to welcome the weekend than to enjoy her sultry music!

  84. Karen Hotchkiss September 28, 2012 at 09:28 #

    I’d love to win the tickets because every time I listen to Joss Stone makes me think of my friends back in Connecticut. I’ve lived here a month already, and I think they’re still upset with me for moving. Winning these tickets might make it all make sense for them… And it’d be a nice “welcome to your REAL home” gift for me! ;)

  85. Gayleen Williams September 28, 2012 at 09:44 #

    OK. I’m putting it all on the line for these tickets. I LOVE good music and Joss Stone’s vibe is definitely up there with good music. I’ve been entering to win something for months and still waiting!! I NEED a night out!! MUSIC would def be the best price right about now in my pre-divorce life!

  86. Gayleen Williams September 28, 2012 at 09:45 #

    I meant …best GIFT right about now

  87. Andrea September 28, 2012 at 09:55 #

    I’m dying to be picked!! I need to see Joss so please oh please make my day!!! xoxo

  88. Audrey September 28, 2012 at 10:00 #

    I love Joss …. her voice transports me to another place … I’d love to see her tonight …. it’d be even cooler if I could get a photo with her!! :)

  89. Maesha September 28, 2012 at 10:21 #

    Pick me pick me…. Love Joss Stone!

  90. Amy M September 28, 2012 at 10:35 #

    I would absolutely love to see Joss Stone!! Today is my birthday, so this would be so amazing!!

  91. Amy B September 28, 2012 at 10:55 #

    I would LOVE to go! I have 6 kids and need a night out with my hubby!

  92. Jared September 28, 2012 at 11:17 #

    Give me tickets, even tho i can’t think of a song she sings

  93. Sean September 28, 2012 at 11:42 #

    This would be perfect to be able to take my girlfriend to for her first day without kids in a long time. Plus I love to watch singer/songwriters who perform barefoot.

  94. Andrea September 28, 2012 at 11:47 #

    I BELIEVE IT TO MY SOUL that I’ll finally be chosen:)

  95. Jamileeé September 28, 2012 at 13:20 #

    PICK MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!! Wahoooooza!

  96. Gina D. October 4, 2012 at 14:10 #

    Her music and voice is amazing, she is so talented, lots of big name old school musicians have worked with her, they see it too.

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