Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ VJ Kittyrox, MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

We are giving away FIVE PAIRS of tickets to 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom on August 30. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, August 30.

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From our sponsors:
80s Video Dance Attack80s Video Dance Attack
August 30, 2013
$6 | 9 p.m. | 21+
More info: 80svideodanceattack.com

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St Portland, OR 97209
(503) 225-0047 | More info: mcmenamins.com

80s Video Dance Attack is in the Crystal Ballroom Friday August 30th! Watch 80s music videos projected onto multiple giant screens while dancing on the Crystal Ballroom’s famous floating floor!

Before it mutated into a weaponized haze of reality shows, MTV aired a novelty known as the music video. These bite-sized works of art, which married pop songs to striking imagery, revolutionized the entertainment industry and ushered in an era of music known as “new wave.” For the task of curating and introducing these fresh sounds and flamboyant sights to audiences, MTV even created its own version of the disc jockey—the VJ.

Though MTV has sent its stable of video jockeys out to pasture, VJ Kittyrox carries the pastel, shoulder-padded torch of Adam Curry and Nina Blackwood as she masterminds the 80s Video Dance Attack. For the last seven years, this popular shindig has united generations of Portlandians with its five-hour feast of ’80s-centric sensation. Across 10-foot screens, VJ Kittyrox projects classic videos from artists such as Duran Duran and Michael Jackson as audiences of Breakfast Clubbers and Pretty in Pinkers perfect their cabbage patch, running man, and Pat Benatar shimmies. A bombastic, thumping sound system and a dazzling light show accentuate the time warp as audiences deck themselves in ’80s garb and shake away memories of unsolved rubik’s cubes.

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20 Responses to Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ VJ Kittyrox, MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

  1. MJ August 26, 2013 at 11:49 #

    I would LOVE to go! I am in the middle of moving, LOVE 80′s music and have never been to the Crystal Ballroom!

  2. irene August 26, 2013 at 11:52 #

    I love the music from the 80s!

  3. Cinderg1rl August 26, 2013 at 12:00 #

    Gotta get my big hair on – love the 80s!

  4. Anita August 26, 2013 at 12:54 #

    Id loOove to go because due to lack of financial support I was not able to move to California this last week to begin college this next week so i NEED to get my dance on to try and get over this garbagey situation!

  5. Yvonne August 26, 2013 at 13:51 #

    This would be the perfect end to my birthday week! We love the 80′s and hubby and I need a night out during our staycation!

  6. Tracey Leslie August 26, 2013 at 17:39 #

    It’s my 10 year wedding anniversary weekend!!!! Dancing all night in PDX to the songs of our youth? Yes, PLEASE!!!!

  7. Neil August 26, 2013 at 22:04 #

    Who doesn’t love 80s new wave?! This would be amazing and I want to go so I can get my dance on. Please pick me!

  8. Jessie August 27, 2013 at 12:02 #

    Me and my fellow drag queens are looking for a reason to get bad, get down and get freak nasty to an 80′s groove.

    We will bring the dance to a whole new level and lighten up the space.

    Please consider me, Jessie and I will bring the dream of the Drag Queens to your event.

  9. jessica brooks August 27, 2013 at 17:46 #

    I want to win tickets to the 80s dance because I am hungry like the wolf and I will rock the dance like a hurricane

  10. Pam August 28, 2013 at 23:48 #

    I have had my heart set on going to this ever since I moved here but I am either busy or scheduled to work etc. my partner only went once after he had a serious surgery and wasn’t able to enjoy it and we FINALLY have our schedules lined up to be free this Friday!!! We’d be so grateful :)

  11. Satorical August 29, 2013 at 14:54 #

    I have friends in town who’ve already said they want to do this. Would love to do it for free. :)

  12. Lolo August 29, 2013 at 14:54 #

    Summer is almost over!!! I gotta dance the night away before the mega rain of the fall/winter/spring strike!!! Please pick me!

  13. Phil August 29, 2013 at 14:55 #

    It may be time to get the devo costume out.

  14. Kimi August 29, 2013 at 14:56 #

    80′s dancing is best when done at the Crystal!

  15. Steven August 29, 2013 at 15:18 #

    My fiance and I have been wanting to go to this forever. With extra family in town for her brothers wedding on Saturday this would be awesome!

  16. Zed August 29, 2013 at 17:07 #

    I loved the 80′s….was there when MTV first came on TV. I’d really appreciate those tickets!

  17. Lucy August 29, 2013 at 17:09 #

    I have some friends in from out of town who once photoshopped all of our faces on to a Duran Duran picture. I would love to take them to this and show them my sweet hand me down neon harem pants!

  18. Garrett B August 29, 2013 at 17:24 #

    You know what I got last time I won one of these PDX Pipeline giveaways? A carton of cigarettes. DJ Kittyrox grabbed me and said, “Hey. Smoke up, Garrett.” No, DJ, what about you.

  19. Melanie B August 30, 2013 at 10:15 #

    I need to go to this so I don’t start bouncing off the walls and spontaneously combust.

  20. Andrea August 30, 2013 at 16:24 #

    Taking some friends out tonight and would love to win tickets to go. I can show them what Portland is all about while seeming like I know how to party!

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