Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Northwest String Summit, Rose Festival CityFair, Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts & more.
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Win Tickets ($36): BL’AST! / TRAGEDY @ Star Theater | w/ Transient, & 13 Scars, Hardcore, Rock, Metal (May 23)
BLAST!, coming from Heavy Music & Skateboarding & Surfing in the 70`s & 80`s.BLAST! constructed a heavy timeless musical onslaught that stood on its own and has been proven with time .They released three LP`S on SST Records. 1985-1989 Following announcements over recent months proclaiming the release of Blood! — Released by Southern Lord Records & mixed by Dave Grohl has shown the true heavy sounds & intensity of BLAST! to appreciate it as it should be an amazing release. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): The Spirit of the Impossible-Strange @ TaborSpace | Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Celebrates Sun Ra (May 23)
On May 23, 2014, the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble (PJCE) will celebrate the life and works of jazz trailblazer Sun Ra through original pieces composed by its members. This will take place at Tabor Space located at 5441 SE Belmont. The evening begins at 6:30 with a “meet the composers” session where PJCE composers talk about their pieces and answer audience questions. A silent auction will run for the evening, and appetizers will be available. Music begins at 7:30. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Unlimited Rides ($200+): Rose Festival CityFair at Waterfront Park | Carnival Rides, Food Court, Schedule, Video, Fireworks (May 23)
Starting on May 23, people of all ages come together to relax and play at the Portland Rose Festival’s CityFair! This year’s festival theme, Making Memories, especially applies during this three-weekend extravaganza where there is something for everyone. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($120): Memorial Day Weekend 2014 Wine Tasting @ Hip Chicks Do Wine | Pouring All Our Wines, Live Music, Glass, Appetizers (May 23-26)
Experience Wine Country without the drive! Memorial Day weekend is one of only 2 weekends a year where we pour ALL of our wines! Admission is $15 and includes wine tasting of up to 12 wines, appetizers, live music and a logo glass (non-alcoholic options available for drivers). To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): BeerQuest Haunted Pub Crawl & Ghost Tour | Meet the Ghosts Who Haunt Old Town, Beer Samples (May 24)
BeerQuest’s Haunted Pub Crawl takes you deep into Portland’s most haunted bars for beer tastings and ghost stories. Meet the spirits that have been haunting Old Town for decades and hear fascinating true stories of murders, brothels, drug dens, Shanghaiing, corrupt police, and more. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack @ Bossanova Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing (May 24)
For one night only!!! 80s Video Dance Attack at the Bossanova Ballroom! Come check out the newly remodeled Bossanova Ballroom in the popular Lower Burnside neighborhood and rock out to your favorite 80s videos! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): Jujuba w/ Motherlode @ The Goodfoot | Afrobeat & Funk (May 24)
A spectacular double bill of dance-inducing Afrobeat and funk with two West Coast gems!
Portland’s Jujuba is an 8 piece Afrobeat and juju band led by master talking drummer, Nojeem Lasisi (King Sunny Ade). While an arsenal of percussion and rubbery bass lines hold it down, a full horn section punches through the rhythms and Nojeem works his magic above it all. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($98): BeerQuest PDX Historic Bar & Brewery Tour | 12 Samples From 3 Breweries, Hear Stories From Portland’s Wild Days (May 25)
Explore Old Town’s best bars and breweries and learn all about Portland’s beer history on this walking tour. Highlights Include: 12 beer samples from 3 breweries, Portland’s oldest bar, fascinating historical stories, a brewery tour and more. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Ken DeRouchie Band Radio Single Fundraiser @ Vie de Boheme | No Do-Overs, FREE CD, 8 Piece Blues, Funk, Soul and R&B (May 29)
On Thursday May 29th 2014 the Ken DeRouchie Band will be doing and “Early” show at Vie de Boheme. The band will be playing from 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. All proceeds from the show will go to help fund the release of their first radio single from their latest CD. It will be distributed to AAA, A/C, Blues and Urban A/C FM radio stations throughout the USA. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Johnnyswim @ Aladdin Theater | Husband/Wife Duo, Soul, Folk, Pop (May 30)
the duo were featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and played a NPR “Tiny Desk Concert”. They also recently performed their single “Home” on “The Late Show with David Letterman” and on Vh1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live”. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): Passport to Empowerment Benefit Party @ Star Theater | 300+ Movers & Shakers, Country & Cocktail Tour, Live Music & DJs (May 31)
Join Green Empowerment and 300+ other movers and shakers for a one-of-a-kind party-till-you drop benefit bringing together Portland’s business, civic, and non-profit leaders. GDJ guests will not only raise funds for renewable energy and water projects in remote villages but sample food and cocktails from each country, and form connections with new cultures and friends. Passport to Empowerment is a two-part event per the schedule below. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin (May 31)
Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will meet at Thirsty Lion Pub. Feel free to stop by early for a pint and grub! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you can join Doug inside for an adult beverage! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Throwing Muses with special guest Tanya Donelly @ Aladdin Theater | Indie, Alternative Rock, Post-punk
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Throwing Muses were the first American act to sign to 4AD, pioneering a singular form of ‘alternative rock’ years before the term existed. The band was formed in 1983 by step-sisters Kristin Hersh (vocals/guitar) and Tanya Donelly (guitar/vocals), who were both at high school at the time. Initially called Kristin Hersh And The Muses, the line-up was completed by bassist Elaine Adamedes and drummer Becca Blumen, who eventually gave way to Leslie Langston and David Narcizo respectively. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($27): 2014 Cheers to Belgian Beers @ Metalcraft Fabrication @ Oregon Coast | 50+ Belgian Inspired Oregon Brewed Beers, FREE Admission, Food Carts
Some of these beers are very strong so don’t drink on an empty stomach and drink plenty of water. Food is being served by local food carts. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($54): Rodney Atkins @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Singer-Songwriter, Country (July 10)
Rodney Atkins knows the value of taking the long way home, of veering off the beaten path onto that road less traveled once in a while. You can hear it in his music, in the lyrics of his smash new single, “Take A Back Road,” a song that celebrates that feeling of getting away from the noise of everyday life, really living in the moment, and getting right with your soul. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Carolina Chocolate Drops @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Grammy Award Winning African-American String Band (July 12)
In early 2012, Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops released their studio album Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records) produced by Buddy Miller. The traditional African-American string band’s album was recorded in Nashville and featured founding members Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons, along with multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins and cellist Leyla McCalla, already a familiar presence at the group’s live shows. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Festival Passes ($390): Northwest String Summit @ Horning’s Hideout | National & Regional, Artisan Food Trucks, String Band Competition (July 17-21)
The 13th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 17 – 21, 2014. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($98): Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus w/ Peter Frampton & Buddy Guy @ 2014 Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series (August 23)
Kicking off in August, Frampton’s Guitar Circus will feature special performances with friend and celebrated guitarist Buddy Guy as well as other surprise guests. Last year’s Guitar Circus’ company included B.B. King, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, Steve Cropper, Dean DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots), Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Vince Gill, Roger McGuinn (founder/lead guitarist of the BYRDS) and many more. To win, comment on this post here.
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