The Swashbuckler's Ball

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Would you like to be a part of the Swashbuckler’s Ball crew? Here be your opportunity. We are looking for volunteers who will be working a shift . In exchange for your working at least one full shift, we will give you a free general admission ticket to the event, 1 drink ticket and 2 raffle tickets in exchange for your time. If you are interested in volunteering send us an email at this link and we will contact you. […]

Posted by ramrod On Oct - 9 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Attention all artists, artisans, craft-persons and business owners we want you to be a part of the 2015 Swashbuckler’s Ball Raffle! Throughout the Swashball’s rich and storied history the raffle has been a highlight of the evening. By contributing your work, products or gift certificates you are not only supporting a worthy cause, the Uprise Books Project, you will be a part of the raffle showcase and on display for hundreds of potential future customers. If you are interested is […]

Posted by ramrod On Oct - 8 - 2015 Add Comments READ FULL POST

Charity has long been at the core of the Swashbuckler’s Ball. While indeed it is a grand night out for pirates, buccaneers and nautical miscreants of all stripes, raising money for worthy causes has been a part of the event since the very first SwashBall benefited our friends at the Portland Pirate Festival. Over the years we, with your help, have raised money for the Oregon Human Society, DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, the Q Center and My Voice Music. This […]

Posted by ramrod On Sep - 29 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

We know you have been curious and here it is the 2015 poster by local artist Terry Blas! Click for a larger view About the Artist Terry Blas is the illustrator and writer behind the web series Briar Hollow and creator and writer of the comic, Here Nor There. He’s also done covers for Bravest Warriors and Adventure Time with Boom! Studios and The Legend of Bold Riley with Northwest Press. He is the host of the pop culture examination, […]

Posted by ramrod On Sep - 28 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Visit Ticket Tomato For Tickets! Hold fast and make ready, The Swashbuckler’s Ball returns for a glorious 6th year! Portland’s premiere pirate-themed event makes its grand return to the Melody Ballroom on Saturday, November 14th. Join us for a night out for pirates, buccaneers, and nautical miscreants of all stripes! Dance the night away while enjoying some of the greatest music, grub, and grog this side of Tortuga! The Swashbuckler’s Ball features a full evening of music and entertainment from […]

Posted by ramrod On Sep - 11 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST

Yup, you read the right, this year our headliner is the Young Dubliners About the Band The Young Dubliners are quite possibly Celtic rock’s hardest working band, playing hundreds of shows to thousands of fans across the US and Europe every year. In recent years they have twice appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, had songs featured in TV shows (Sons Of Anarchy, Human Target) and toured extensively as a headliner and as the opener for such a diverse list […]

Posted by ramrod On Aug - 28 - 2015 Comments Off READ FULL POST