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Address: 128 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212-3706
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+1 503-284-8686

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Very nice venue!

Went to see Boombox, was great show. Nicely seperated adult/minor section. Downstairs bar & smoking section for 21+. Not sure where minors went to smoke or if there's an area... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My excitement level was at all-time high for Chronixx/Jah 9 live in concert. My experience with the Wonder Ballroom is limited as not many acts play there that I am familiar with. I showed up while the pre-show DJ was warming up the crowd. I inform you that the Wonder Ballroom is in "progressive" Portland, the largest city in a... More 

Thank SrVago
Bend, Oregon
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281 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

This was our first time to see a show here. It is a dated building , but a very cool vibe with stairs that go downstairs to The Bunk room where you can grab food.

Thank bendreview
Vancouver, Washington
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127 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Wonder Ballroom was the perfect venue for the Ginuwine concert. We had so much fun. Much better than the Crystal Ballroom for sure. Parking is a bit sketchy, but that is the only negative.

Thank J Kimberly W
Corvallis, Oregon
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Great 21+ show. Sound quality was fantastic though pretty loud compared to other indoor shows I've been to at the front. Door staff, bartenders, and security were all very nice. Only one bathroom in the entrance so the line can be a bit long at times. Other than that, overall great venue.

Thank timfrancis2013
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55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Went to see Boombox, was great show. Nicely seperated adult/minor section. Downstairs bar & smoking section for 21+. Not sure where minors went to smoke or if there's an area. Good sound and ample space to dance.

Thank Lostelement
Sisters, Oregon, United States
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Great facility. Plenty of space for a crowd but no sound issues and good view from the balcony. Venue staff polite and professional. Great time.

Thank Andrew M
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79 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The place itself is nothing special but the sound system was good and so was the concert experience. What I find odd was the crowd separation between younger and older concert-goers. It looked like you could get to a part of the hall were they served drink only if you had a stamp on you hand. Even though I am... More 

Thank Anže A
Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

First time seeing a show at this venue last week with my step daughter. From first impressions I thought the floor area was smaller than Roseland but cleaner. They had a large area marked off for drinking. I had wished I was able to purchase a beer to enjoy while watching the show but was unable to given that my... More 

Thank Bobbi S
Corvallis, Oregon
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175 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

Came to see The Mowglis, Hippo Campus, and Night Riots...acoustics great, nice bar, bar down below too...no real place to park so you gotta look for street parking. This is a smaller venue for smaller bands so this is a standing room only venue, but fun nonetheless.

Thank Josh W
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Went to see Lindsey Sterling the sound was awesome and the place was packed but was still doable for room to move around. It is mostly standing room only with a few seats in the balcony. The best spot to stand for use was the balcony as it was the least crowded and by the bar. Even with the number... More 

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