Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including 2013 MusicFest NW, ZZ Ward, Larry the Cable Guy, Richard Marx & More!
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Win Tickets ($222): Richard Marx @ Aladdin Theater | Grammy Nominated, Pop & Adult Contemporary (August 30)
For over 20 years, Richard Marx has consistently and powerfully made his mark on the music industry. His debut single “Don’t Mean Nothing” and self-titled debut album kicked off his career as a solo artist in 1987 and went on to sell 3 million copies. His 1989 follow-up CD, “Repeat Offender,” became even more successful, selling over 7 million copies worldwide. From 1987 to 1990, he became the first male solo artist in history to have his first 7 singles reach the top 5 on Billboard’s singles chart, including the 1 hits “Hold On to the Nights,” “Satisfied” and the worldwide classic, “Right Here Waiting.” This feat remains unchallenged. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ VJ Kittyrox, MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing (August 30)
Before it mutated into a weaponized haze of reality shows, MTV aired a novelty known as the music video. These bite-sized works of art, which married pop songs to striking imagery, revolutionized the entertainment industry and ushered in an era of music known as “new wave.” For the task of curating and introducing these fresh sounds and flamboyant sights to audiences, MTV even created its own version of the disc jockey—the VJ. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets ($40): ANDAZ @ Star Theater | A Bhangra/Bollywood/Urban Desi Dance Party, DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid (August 31)
ANDAZ is such a Portland institution it is mentioned in the travel guides Best Places Portland 8th Edition and the Moon Handbook Portland; fitting recognition for a monthly dance party celebrating eleven revolutionary years.
DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid introduced Portland, Oregon nightclub audiences to the sounds of Bhangra, Bollywood and Global Bass around the turn of the millennium. They host one of the city’s longest-running dance parties and regularly play to festival crowds throughout the Pacific Northwest including a headline performance at the Sasquatch! Music Festival dance stage. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets: Eldridge Gravy & The Court Supreme w/Radula @ Goodfoot | Funk Juggernaut (August 31)
ELDRIDGE GRAVY & THE COURT SUPREME is a funk juggernaut. Backed by the hot, gritty orchestration of the 12 member Court Supreme, front man Eldridge Gravy easily works dance floors to a fever pitch with his full-bore performance and smooth rapport with the audience. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets: Americana Showcase w/ Rita Hoskins @ Alhambra Theatre | Lauded Country-Folk (September 1)
In scorching form” (UK Telegraph), Northern California’s own Rita Hosking sings of forest fires, culture clash, demolition derbies, the working class and hope. From major U.S. festivals to Bob Harris’s BBC show, Rita is moving audiences around the globe with her stories in song and doubly sweet and sinewy voice, “a captivating performer,”. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets ($102): ZZ Ward @ Aladdin Theater | Blues-Hop/Soul, Late Night & TV Promos (September 2)
By all accounts, 2012 was a banner year for up-and-coming blues-hop/soul singer ZZ Ward. Releasing the mixtape Eleven Roses in January, the Criminal EP in May and her full-length debut Til the Casket Drops in October, the reaction to ZZ’s unique blend of swampy blues and hip hop beats was palpable from both critics and fans alike. ZZ has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan, Last Call with Carson Daly and Jimmy Kimmel Live. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets ($300): All Show MusicFest NW Wristband | Includes Young the Giant, Animal Collective, The Head and the Heart & Neko Case (September 3-8)
In 2000, MusicfestNW (MFNW) was a mere dream. The idea: Portland needed a music festival to match the towering aspirations of a city that was becoming a global player. Today, Portland is one of the most exciting cities on the planet and MusicfestNW, a 6 day festival attended by over 34,000 people has become the third largest indoor music festival in the United States and now includes 4 nights of outdoor shows in “Portland’s Living Room” Pioneer Courthouse Square. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets ($28): Mount Angel Oktoberfest | Biergarten, Sausage, Alpenhorns, Car Show, Bavarian Band (September 12-15)
One of the longest standing, best-loved folk festivals in the Northwest, celebrates its 48th anniversary from September 12 through September 15, 2013. The Mount Angel Oktoberfest began as a traditional fall festival to celebrate the bounty of the earth and the goodness of creation. A Great Bavarian style party as well as a huge fundraiser, the Oktoberfest is still going strong, carrying with it the quality, warmth and fun of a community effort unparalleled in the Northwest. Oktoberfest kicks off with a traditional German Webertanz (May pole dance) performed by Mount Angel school children at noon on the second Thursday after Labor Day and continues through Sunday. To win, comment on this page here.
Win Tickets ($108): Larry the Cable Guy @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Grammy Nominee, Multiplatinum Recording Artist (September 18)
Larry the Cable Guy is a multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard award winner and one of the top comedians in the country. He has his own line of merchandise and continues to sell out theaters and arenas across the United States. Larry has created The Git-R-Done Foundation, which was named after Larry’s signature catchphrase, and has donated more than 7 million dollars to various charities. To win, comment on this page here.