Win Tickets ($30): Umphrey’s McGee After Party w/ Orchard Lounge @ Refuge PDX | Downtempo, Space Disco, House

We are giving away a pair of tickets to the Umphrey’s McGee After Party with Orchard Lounge at Refuge PDX on Friday, March 23, 2102. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, March 23.

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From our sponsors at Refuge PDX:
Umphrey's McGee After Party @ Refuge PDXUmphrey’s McGee After Party w/ Orchard Lounge, Hoya, Sporeganic, Mr. Wu
Friday, March 23, 2012
9 p.m. | $12-$15| 21+
Purchase Tickets at www.refugepdx.com

Refuge PDX
116 SE Yamhill

Downtempo, space disco, house, tech, b-boy era electro, hip hop, soul, and funk; if you can move, Orchard Lounge will back you up. Formed in Chicago in 2000, OL is the collective of Ben Silver, Spencer Lokken and Bethany Lokken. This versatile trio has enlightened dance floors nationwide with their eclectic mixes, from sunset chill-out to bass-dropping tech house, and an array of other futuristic sounds.

Theirs is a democratic mission: to expose as many people as possible to the artists they admire and respect. What sets Orchard Lounge apart from other club DJs is, well, you won’t always find them in the club. In recent years they’ve built a reputation as a hard-touring festival act and set-break crowd favorite, frequently supporting The Disco Biscuits, Sound Tribe Sector 9, The New Deal and Future Rock.

They’ve also played alongside heavyweights like Bonobo, Lindstrom, DJ T, Jamie Jones, Booka Shade, Metro Area, and Kevin Yost. As The Disco Biscuits’ de facto hype men (and woman), they’ve had the rare pleasure of performing for thousands at world famous venues like Red Rocks and the Hammerstein Ballroom, constantly keeping the crowd engaged with a unique mix of turntable and live-band improvisation.

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31 Responses to Win Tickets ($30): Umphrey’s McGee After Party w/ Orchard Lounge @ Refuge PDX | Downtempo, Space Disco, House

  1. Pdx Gurl March 21, 2012 at 10:51 #

    Yay! First OREGON appearance @ Refuge?!!! WOOP WOOP!

  2. Brent March 21, 2012 at 10:56 #

    I’d love the free tickets because the Refuge is my favorite spot and I want to show it to my best friend who is visiting from the East Coast. Let’s show him what Portland has to offer!

  3. Vanessa March 21, 2012 at 11:07 #

    Pick me! Pick me!!! I am soooo looking forward to this show!

  4. Derrik Z March 21, 2012 at 11:09 #

    I wanna go get groovy with all the freaks and friends that make up the peculiar Portland scene!!

  5. Anna March 21, 2012 at 11:10 #

    Mr. Wu is one of Portland’s best DJ’s and I would love to win tickets to come see him along with all the other artists!

  6. David Shefchik March 21, 2012 at 12:07 #

    Oh! Oh! pick me! Good electro is such a rarity around here and I heard Refuge is a killer venue!

  7. Kendall Parkin March 21, 2012 at 12:15 #

    I must dance. De-stress. Re-energize. Re-connect. I want to feel alive!!! Oh, and I love me some Sporeganic :-)

  8. Eric Kuusisto March 21, 2012 at 12:44 #

    UM show # 70 for me this time around with after party ! Who wants to go ? This Guy !

  9. Chris Chandler March 21, 2012 at 14:54 #

    Well, I’ve already got my ticket to get my face melted by my home state (UM’s from Southbend, IN originally) jam heroes at the Roseland, so we might as well keep the party goin at Refuge. Orchard Lounge sounds SICK from their description and I’ve partied with local cats Hoya, Sporeganic, and Mr. Wu before, so I KNOW they bring it. Plus I’ve heard a very interesting rumour that some (ALL?!) of the Umph boys may make drop in at this shindig!

  10. Averil Jade March 21, 2012 at 15:16 #

    i want to dance on your dancefLooR, oh yeS!!!! i get dowNNNnnnnnnn! pick me and iLL bring the sparKLe******* sparkLe energy makeS everYbodY haPPy****** :D

  11. fluff March 21, 2012 at 15:49 #

    i would love to see Orchard Lounge’s creation of boundless beats and electro-fied elegance that transcends the normal wavelengths we currently have available to our ears in the pacNW! plus, the last time i saw them i swore they were doing eye surgery on stage and want a chance to debunk this fear i’ve had since Camp a few years back…

  12. Steve Andzuzewski March 21, 2012 at 15:55 #

    I want to see OL in PDx so that I can make sure that they are as awesome in the PacNW as they are in Mexico and at SmartBar!!!

  13. Damnson March 21, 2012 at 16:37 #

    I want to feel like a shaken bottle of Jolt soda with Pop Rocks

  14. Adam March 21, 2012 at 17:15 #

    You had me at Space Disco

  15. Justin nelson March 21, 2012 at 17:47 #

    Looks awesome. It’s about time we get some ‘chilled’ music. I could use free tickets ;)

  16. patti March 21, 2012 at 22:02 #

    sunset chill-out, i have a high stress job and that sounds like perfection

  17. wheels (A.) March 22, 2012 at 06:52 #

    I’m excited to be up all night in PDX not all night in text books. Winter term finals DONE! yes s s s ! Jess and I love refuge.

  18. Jenny March 22, 2012 at 12:31 #

    dancing is what i do for a living…not for work, for life itself…and i’ll be honest don’t know orchard lounge, but do know that my first tattoo was (and still is) a shri yantra…from the moment i saw the flyer i knew i would be going…anyone drawn to that symbol are my people…and we need to dance…

  19. sydney March 22, 2012 at 14:03 #

    Because I’m comin’ from Eugene and I’d like to groove with some Portland disco funk and Portland disco homies!

  20. kate March 22, 2012 at 15:21 #

    I don’t want to go- but my crazy kid would love to! I’ll be her hero if you pick me…. c’mon folks.

  21. Trevor March 22, 2012 at 16:25 #

    I get super bonus points for taking my wife dancing. Help a brother out.

  22. evan g March 22, 2012 at 16:25 #

    if i win , ill pretend to be a better person/

  23. Hayley March 22, 2012 at 16:31 #

    Oh, this girl needs to go dancing! Pick me!!

  24. carrie March 22, 2012 at 17:47 #

    Wow, this looks fun. Delightfully deliciously danceable.

  25. Nikkol March 22, 2012 at 18:31 #

    I love music and the Refuge. I work as a self employed nanny and need to get out on the cheap. Help me out :)

  26. Michael dalton March 22, 2012 at 21:01 #

    Would love something to do after umphrey’s.! I’ve heard so many good things about orchard lounge live!

  27. Lori March 23, 2012 at 01:32 #

    Feet are needing the beat,
    Free tickets would be sweet.
    Room mate super broke.
    He’s got no job-no joke.
    And now I am broke, too.
    Trying to pull us through.
    I’d really love to dance
    Myself right into a trance.
    Pipeline, give me the chance!!

  28. Liza March 23, 2012 at 06:29 #

    the only way i can go to this great and wonderful show is if you give ME tickets!!

  29. JK March 23, 2012 at 14:13 #

    Yes please! Haven’t seen these guys since Camp Bisco

  30. Little Miss Behavin' March 23, 2012 at 14:41 #

    Perfect end to this perfect day: winning tickets to Orchard Lounge @ Refuge! Ready to come and worship on the dancefloor. Hit me with those free tix please! <3

  31. Little Miss Behavin' March 23, 2012 at 14:46 #

    Perfect end to this perfect day: winning tickets to Orchard Lounge @ Refuge! Ready to come and worship on the dancefloor. Hit me with those free tix please!

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