Win Tickets ($50): Jonathan Coulton w/ John Roderick (of The Long Winters) @ Aladdin Theater | Songs About Geek Culture

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Jonathan Coulton with John Roderick (of The Long Winters) on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at the Aladdin Theater. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Thursday, June 21.

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From our sponsors Aladdin Theater:
Jonathan Coulton @ Aladdin TheaterJonathan Coulton w/ John Roderick (of The Long Winters)
Thursday, June 21, 2012
8 p.m. doors | 9 p.m. show
All Ages | Tickets are $25

Aladdin Theater

3017 Southeast Milwaukie Avenue Portland, OR 97202
(503) 234-9694 | More Info: www.aladdin-theater.com

Jonathan Coulton is from the Internet. While a struggling music industry fell to pieces over file sharing and shifting business models, he quietly and independently amassed a small army of techies, nerds, and dedicated superfans. Featured in the New York Times, NPR and slashdot, his songs cover an eclectic range of subjects, from zombies and mad scientists to marriage and parenthood.

In concert he moves fluidly between pathos and ridiculous fun. Seeing your first Coulton show is like walking into an insider club meeting, but one that gleefully welcomes and indoctrinates you in short order.

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23 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): Jonathan Coulton w/ John Roderick (of The Long Winters) @ Aladdin Theater | Songs About Geek Culture

  1. Al June 18, 2012 at 15:49 #

    this looks like fun, I want to go!

  2. Ashish June 18, 2012 at 16:25 #

    I’d like to go be John Roderick is hilarious and this would be a great surprise for my wife!

  3. Ashish June 18, 2012 at 16:26 #

    errr, _because_

  4. Megan June 18, 2012 at 16:33 #

    Have a date on this night and being able to make these tickets magically appear would be an added bonus to the night!

  5. Darin June 18, 2012 at 16:45 #

    WOW! didn’t know he was coming to town! Thanks PDX PIPELINE for the scoop!
    JoCo’s opening set for TMBG was painfully brief- would love to see the whole show!

  6. Brenda June 18, 2012 at 16:57 #

    Thursday is my sister’s birthday. I can’t be there to celebrate it with her so I could go to Jonathan’s concert in her honor instead.

  7. May June 18, 2012 at 17:13 #

    I am a huge nerd and would love to get to geek out to Jonathan!

  8. tweetybird June 18, 2012 at 19:25 #

    It’s my best friend’s birthday and she LOVES Jonathan Coulton! Please let me treat my fellow geek!

  9. kamran June 18, 2012 at 21:44 #

    Cuz I love me some JoCo!

  10. Vikki June 18, 2012 at 23:27 #

    Wow…. I would just love to take my son to this. He is 17 and will be a senior next year… Not too many more opportunities to share with him! Would love to add this to the memory banks!

  11. Tom June 19, 2012 at 21:52 #

    My wife has never had an opportunity to see JoCo perform and getting to surprise her with these tickets would be the perfect thing to raise her spirits after the last few weeks that she’s had to endure.

  12. Ken June 20, 2012 at 17:02 #

    I’ll end world hunger. I’ll make dolphins speak.

  13. Nick Diaz June 21, 2012 at 10:47 #

    Not only is Jonathan Coulton amazing, but John Roderick! This would be a blast!

  14. Jadd June 21, 2012 at 11:53 #

    JoCo and Hot Rod! I’ll be good.

  15. jamie stewart June 21, 2012 at 14:26 #

    Man, This would be the bee’s knees…

  16. Andrew June 21, 2012 at 15:17 #

    Tickets because I made this half-pony half-monkey monster to please you.

    But I get the feeling that you don’t like it – what’s with all the screaming? – you like monkeys, you like ponies, maybe you don’t like monsters so much. Maybe I used too many monkeys, but isn’t it enough to know that I ruined a pony making a gift for you?

  17. ptermclean June 21, 2012 at 16:57 #

    i want these because reasons.

  18. Sara Kelly June 21, 2012 at 17:44 #

    MY HUSBAND LOVES JONATHAN COULTON!!! He seriously listens to him all the time AND sings his songs while driving around, which drives me nuts!! Let him sing ‘all we wanna do is eat your brains’ with people who understand him. Please!!

  19. Andrew June 22, 2012 at 11:06 #

    I’d like to attend because my electrical engineer geek friend would pee his pants with delight at the opportunity to attend. And I’d like to see that.

  20. Scott Lahn June 22, 2012 at 21:57 #

    Would totally be up for some geek cultue.Alladin is a spectacular venue, hoping to finally attend a show here!

  21. Kevin Williams June 23, 2012 at 13:00 #

    I’ll even wear tape on my glasses, (snort, snort)

  22. nikylan malmberg June 24, 2012 at 11:59 #

    I never seem to get a chance to see Coulton when he comes to town but ive been listening to his music for a very long time, and i even purchased most of his collection as opposed to pirating

  23. Jamie Stewart May 20, 2013 at 19:04 #

    I need to smile.

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