A breath of fresh Val Air

After a yearlong renovation, the iconic ballroom is back and better than ever. (Photo: Devin Zepeda)

You can take a peek at the recently renovated Val Air Ballroom during a special open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. To accompany the ribbon-cutting, the local bass player Jon Locker hopes to break a world record for cranking up the most guitar amplifiers at the same time. Later, the James Biehn Band will christen the new stage with some classic rock tunes and invite other local musicians to join them for an open jam.

Read about the Val Air’s remarkable 85-year history and $15 million makeover in our recent story by Kyle Munson. And check out the lineup, which is filling up fast.

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