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Description[edit]

People's Choice December to Remember is a concert series sponsored by 94/7fm Alternative Portland. The location of the event is in Portland, Oregon. The event spans over a number of days during the beginning of the December month. The most recent years have been changed to the People's Choice format, allowing for listeners to decide the bands that will be included in the concert series. Considerations for the bands that are to be included in the concert event come from listener surveys and most popular requests. The event is usually sponsored by another production, along with 94/7 fm. Other sponsors of the event have included, Budweiser, Beacon Audio, Dick Hannah Subaru and Widmer Brothers Brewing. The first year of the event was held in 2005, since then the event has been held consistently for nine years.

Promotion[edit]

The radio station promotes the concert event by advertising ticket sales over the radio, social media sites and also through alternative websites that provide ticket sales. The radio station provides advantages to listeners of their station by further providing discount tickets prices, advance notices of pre-sales and winning of tickets through contest.Concert tickets range in price from $15.00 to $40.00, prices vary depending on the band(s) performing.

Venues and Audience[edit]

Concerts are open to all age groups. A 21+ age group area is provided within the venues for older audience members. Venues for the concert alternate depending on the year the event is hosted. The most common venues for the event are the Crystal Ballroom, Wonder Ballroom, Rose Garden, and Roseland Theatre. All range in capacity. The Crystal Ballroom hosts the majority of the concerts throughout the nine year span; providing space for up to 2,000 concert attendees.

2009-2013 Set List[edit]

Many different bands have played at December to Remember over the years. The set lists from 2005, 2005, 2007, and 2008 are unavailable, however, the set lists from 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 are as follows:

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Lead singer and Guitarist John Britt Daniel of Spoon playing on December 11, 2009 at the Crystal Ballroom.
DATE BAND VENUE
2013
December 1 The Neighbourhood (NBHD)

Guest "Ghost Loft"

Crystal Ballroom
December 2 Foals

Alt-J

Alt-J: Crystal Ballroom
Foals: Wonder Ballroom
December 3 The Mowgli's

Said The Whale

Crystal Ballroom
December 4 Vampire Weekend

Tame Impala

Crystal Ballroom
December 5 GROUPLOVE

MS MR

Crystal Ballroom
December 6 Young the Giant

Guest "The Colourist"

Crystal Ballroom
December 7 Fitz & the Tantrums

The Features

Crystal Ballroom
December 9 Bastille

NONONO

Crystal Ballroom
December 10 Phoenix Crystal Ballroom
December 12 Portugal. The Man Crystal Ballroom
2012
December 2 The Lumineers Crystal Ballroom
December 3 Metric Roseland Theatre
December 4 Fun. Crystal Ballroom
December 5 the Killers
M83
Tegan and Sara
Rose Garden
December 5 Of Monsters and Men Crystal Ballroom
December 6 GROUPLOVE
the Joy Formidable
Crystal Ballroom
December 8 Atlas Genius Crystal Ballroom
December 10 the Shins Crystal Ballroom
2011
December 6 Mumford & Sons Rose Garden
December 6 Foster the People Crystal Ballroom
December 7 AWOLNATION Crystal Ballroom
December 8 Death Cab for Cutie Crystal Ballroom
December 9 Portugal the Man. Crystal Ballroom
December 10 GROUPLOVE
the Joy Formidable
Crystal Ballroom
2010
December 6 The Temper Trap
A Silent Film
Information Not Available
December 7 The Black Keys
Sleigh Bells
Information Not Available
December 8 Neon Trees
Tokyo Police Club
Information Not Available
December 9 Broken Bells
Special Guests
Information Not Available
December 10 Cake
Portugal the Man.
Information Not Available
2009
December 7 Passion Pit
Hockey
Crystal Ballroom
December 8 Metric
Band of Skulls
Crystal Ballroom
December 9 The Bravery
Airborne Toxic Event
Crystal Ballroom
December 10 Vampire Weekend
White Rabbits
Crystal Ballroom
December 11 Spoon
Black Joe Lewis
Crystal Ballroom