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vintage clothing + blow dry bar + party + hot sauce + live music + plants + happy hour + swag + vintage jamaican reggae vhs screening + jewelry
pretty wild right?

for more info and future events visit: coolshithappens.com
for inspiration on instagram follow: @coolshithappenspdx


UPCOMING SHOWS at Hollywood Babylon


A week from Sunday we’ll say adios to summertime and enjoy some tacos with Hot Mama Salsa and listen to tunes from JJ and The Needs. BBQ starts at 4:30 show begins at 5:30. All ages. Free.

We are also looking forward to rocking more heavily with an in-store performance by INSIDE INFORMATION on Friday October 16th at 8pm – these guys rule so be sure and save the date!


WAVES live in store performance at Hollywood Babylon Vintage in Portland


Special thanks to Andy Parker and WAVES for performing live this past Friday night in the shop. We are in love with WAVES and can’t wait to hear more. Here is a tiny sample of his dreamy set from the other night – we wish we had captured more of his sick drum beats…alas, next time

andy parker performing as WAVES 5.15.15 at Hollywood Babylon from Hollywood Babylon on Vimeo.


DEAD MOON…the candle still burns

The legendary local portland garage-punk trio, Dead Moon graced the stage this past weekend at the Crystal Ballroom. It seems that all of Portland was there. Anyway, it was a great show! Their energy and music are completely inspiring, and they are the real deal. YEY WE LOVE ‘EM!!dead moon portland oregon punk deadmoon2


Oh man it was Dream Boat City last night as The Muffs played live in Portland

Screen Shot 2014-12-19 at 1.17.26 PMerrr cute band alert! Maybe this is not a newsflash as The Muffs have been rocking since 1991, last night was the first time they’ve played together in Portland, Oregon in 15 years and they brought it. They totally rock and have transcending iconic style as well.

Check ’em out:


Ronnie Barnett, Kim Shattuck, and Roy McDonald killed it last night!


next in-shore show: Carletta Sue Kay (Sunday 2/9/14 at 5 pm)

we are beyond excited to host  our favorite vocal (& fashion) diva, Carletta Sue Kay for a live in-store performance at Hollywood Babylon on sunday, february 9th at 5pm. check out the event on face book here. be there or be square.





hope to see ya there!

xo, HB

save the date: january 19th – hollywood babylon turns 2!

save the date: january 19th - hollywood babylon turns 2!

all day saturday, january 19th we’ll be having an INSANE SALE

party starts at 7pm…stop by and toast our 2 years in business with us! we’d love to see ya!

hot mama salsa +
drinks provided