Win Tickets ($70): Holiday Concert Series w/ Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer | 6-Piece Band, Pipe Organ, Amazing Child Performers & More

We are giving away a pair of tickets to the 7:30 p.m. performance of Holiday Concert Series w/ Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer on December 20. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, December 20.

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From our sponsors:
13th Annual Holiday Concert Series w/ Aaron Meyer13th Annual Holiday Concert Series w/ Aaron Meyer
December 20 & 21, 2013
Friday 7:30 p.m. | Saturday 2 pm. & 7:30 p.m.
$30 Adults, $25 Children, $40 Reserved Seating | All $5 More at Doors
Tickets: or call 503.515.3461

First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Ave Portland, OR 97205
(503) 228-7219 | More info:

The Northwest’s own “concert rock violinist” will return to Downtown’s First Congregational Church to celebrate the thirteenth year of holiday concerts on Friday and Saturday, December 20th and 21st. Aaron Meyer will perform three shows with his six-piece concert rock orchestra featuring renowned guitarist and producer, Tim Ellis. The concerts will be a mix of traditional Christmas favorites and original compositions infused with Meyer’s unique blend of classical, progressive rock and world music influences.

The Concert Series features new performers for the 2013 event that include the renowned Steve Cannon Horn Trio featuring Renato Caranto on sax, the child-talent Rebecca Loprinizi on violin, and young vocalist, Jordan Bailey, who recently turned 11 years old. In performance for the first time at an Aaron Meyer Holiday Concert will be the spectacular pipe organ that is the centerpiece of the First Congregational Church venue. Past Holiday Concerts have featured the gospel inspired Brown Sisters quartet, Fijian superstar – Jale Mareau, Irish fiddler’s and dancers, The Gothard Sisters, and many more.

The Umpqua Private Bank Aaron Meyer Holiday Concerts presented by the Hedinger Foundation will take place at 7:30 pm Friday, with two performances on Saturday, at 2:00 and 7:30 pm. Meyer will perform on acoustic and electric violin and will be accompanied by Ellis, pianist Jean-Pierre Garraud and band. Tickets are $30 Adults/$25 Children (12 and under), seniors (60 and over), and students with valid student ID card. Reserved Seating is $40 (limited to first 6 rows center and 1st row balcony). All tickets $5 more on day of show.

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44 Responses to Win Tickets ($70): Holiday Concert Series w/ Concert Rock Violinist Aaron Meyer | 6-Piece Band, Pipe Organ, Amazing Child Performers & More

  1. Roger December 4, 2013 at 09:51 #

    Yes please! This event is one of the highlights of the Portland Christmas season and I would love to go with these free tickets! Thank you for the chance.

  2. Sandra Dvergsdal December 4, 2013 at 13:24 #

    Would love to see/hear Aaron Meyer for the holidays. Besides … it’s my birthday:)

  3. Karen Mc December 4, 2013 at 13:25 #

    Let’s Celebrate Christmas hearing all the Musicians play and Aaron Meyer ! I so want to attend the Holiday Concert Series but can’t afford it. Tis the season to be jolly. Please make me a winner!!! Thank you!

  4. Lorelee December 4, 2013 at 16:33 #

    31 years ago today (12/4), we were married in the First Congregational Church. I would love to return there and enjoy this great Holiday event. Thank you for the chance to win this awesome prize.

  5. Tim December 4, 2013 at 16:45 #

    I saw one of his Christmas shows five or six years ago.It was awesome!!
    Aaron Meyer always has a great group of people that do his Christmas
    programs with him. Would love to receive tickets for my wife and daughter
    to go.

  6. Bo Shettle December 4, 2013 at 17:18 #

    With just one violin, Aaron can sound like a full orchestra… from Christmas carols to his covers of rock classics, he is phenomenal. I can’t think of a better holiday concert!

  7. Steven Tarlow December 5, 2013 at 12:04 #

    I’d love to come out for the festivities and hear some great holiday music with classical flair. I’m new to Portland, too, so I’d like to see how the city celebrates Christmas!

  8. Bjoern December 5, 2013 at 12:16 #

    This is great! Would love to go.

  9. Maria Witt December 5, 2013 at 15:08 #

    Just the idea of a rock violinist sounds so awesome, I’d love to see it!

  10. Katia December 5, 2013 at 15:20 #

    This is happening on my birthday, which is almost always overshadowed by the holidays. Please help me do something fun on my birthday by giving me free tickets! Thanks!

  11. Rachael Snyder December 5, 2013 at 19:43 #

    I would love to go to this! It would be so fun!!

  12. Jennifer December 5, 2013 at 21:52 #

    It would be so wonderful to share this with my daughter, she is graduating high school this year and wants to major in music education, she is into everything musical she can be, from the community orchestra, many band and choirs in school etc, even the plays!! She is talented on many instruments and doesn’t give up on the challenge of a new one!! Thank you for the opportunity to win tickets!

  13. Cheryl Whitfield December 5, 2013 at 22:40 #

    This would make my year. Please pick me. I could give my partner a free additional birthday gift. Please pick me.

  14. Donna December 5, 2013 at 22:41 #

    This would be a great way to celebrate the Holidays!!

  15. Karen December 5, 2013 at 22:52 #

    Looks like a great show!

  16. Cheryl December 5, 2013 at 23:03 #

    Doesn’t get much more festive than this! Would love to be there.

  17. Sheila December 6, 2013 at 07:38 #

    If i am chosen for the free tickets i will tell everyone i know to buy tickets and join me there. It would be my first time attending aaron meyer’s concert.

  18. Susan December 6, 2013 at 07:46 #

    Aaron is the master!

  19. Katie December 6, 2013 at 12:31 #

    I’m feeling homesick this is my first holiday in Portland and Violin music is my favorite

  20. Rae Johnson December 6, 2013 at 17:46 #

    My goddaughters are learning and have played the violin for a while now and this would be an awesome opportunity to inspire them to continue! Introducing them to new styles & possibilities of music so they can get pumped up about their future musical goals is ESSENTIAL! pick us please! Thank you.

  21. Ben Williamson December 7, 2013 at 08:39 #

    We would love to go to this show…we have 4 kids ranging from 7 to 14 years old and this is one of the few shows that everyone actually WANTS to see! Thank you for your consideration and happy holidays!

  22. liza December 7, 2013 at 11:06 #

    So cool a child star too!!!!!

  23. aimee December 7, 2013 at 17:50 #

    My nephew never had the chance to enjoy REAL music, I would love to have the chance to take him to a concert where people have amazing musical talent that is real and not made on a computer.

  24. corin December 7, 2013 at 22:04 #

    It would be the MOST amazing first experience!! I would love to win tickets!!!

  25. Rachelle Webster December 8, 2013 at 23:14 #

    I grew up playing classical violin and would live to hear rock violin! That kicks ass! Thanks!

  26. Emily December 8, 2013 at 23:55 #

    i would love to go and enjoy this spectacular holiday music.

  27. Heidi December 9, 2013 at 14:02 #

    I would love to go, sounds like a great time!

  28. Aubrey December 9, 2013 at 16:29 #

    Sounds like a great night! Would love to go!

  29. Tim December 10, 2013 at 10:06 #

    Sounds like a great night out! My wife would love to see Aaron Meyer and all the really great perfomers he always gathers around him. I really enjoy someone that plays with him too.
    Tim Ellis is an awesome guitar player and a great Portland producing/recording talent. I always
    see his name in the credits when I buy local artist’s CDs.

  30. Lisa December 11, 2013 at 11:44 #

    Yes yes yes :) pick me :) So….for Christmas I would like the gift of music :) thank you and happy holidays :) joyfully :) Lisa S

  31. indika December 11, 2013 at 17:26 #

    I would love to enjoy an epic concert for the holidays. Would be nice to take my mom since her 72 yr old husband just passed away and I am sure she is adjusting to all the new freedom and extra time…

  32. Kimberly December 11, 2013 at 20:31 #

    I would very much enjoy this performance.

  33. LaJuana December 12, 2013 at 01:17 #

    My friends in Portland really want to go to this show after I told them about how great Aaron’s concert was in the Gorge last weekend. I would love to treat them to a pair of tickets for Christmas.

  34. Bjoern December 12, 2013 at 16:38 #

    Fun! Would love to go.

  35. Robin December 12, 2013 at 17:04 #


  36. Lance Mayhew December 12, 2013 at 17:13 #

    This would be fun

  37. Kamela December 12, 2013 at 17:25 #

    I’ve heard that he puts on a great show. It would be fun to go and have an enjoyable night of entertainment!

  38. Nasheena December 12, 2013 at 19:08 #

    What a perfect event to share with the family. Please pick me!

  39. Kelleen December 12, 2013 at 20:56 #

    I would love to share this experience with my daughter. I have always loved Aaron’s rockin’ violin!

  40. Donna December 12, 2013 at 22:25 #

    I would love to see him in concert. I have a few of his cd’s and I would love to hear his music live and in person.

  41. Cheryl December 13, 2013 at 00:23 #

    I could begin a new holiday tradition!

  42. Dana December 13, 2013 at 10:55 #

    Who doesn’t love a rock violinist!?

  43. Frank Byers December 15, 2013 at 15:26 #

    This would be a great event to take my niece.

  44. Holly Berland December 16, 2013 at 04:34 #

    I would love to attend. Aaron Meyers is a great addition to this holidays festivities!

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