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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,750+): World Naked Bike Ride, Tequila Festival, Music Festivals, Tour de Hives, Cat Circus & More! | June 23-26, 2016

The weekend is back an summer is finally here! The Cat Circus is in town and The World Naked Bike Ride is Saturday. Check out ROI Friday (Last Friday) in SE Portland, see urban beekeeping at its best on Tour de Hives, and Reefer Madness opens at Funhouse.

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Peacock in the Park

Portland Peacock In The Park 2016! @ Washington Park Amphitheater | Free, Live Music, Drag, Dancers, All Ages & Family Friendly, Fundraiser for LGBTQ Scholarships

June 26 @ Washington Park Amphitheater – Peacock In The Park 2016 will feature live music, drag entertainers, dancers and more for a fun-filled day in the park. Either bring your own picnic or grab a snack at one of the Peacock concessions carts.

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2016 Portland Naked Bike Ride Info: Pictures, Video, Nudity Facts, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | 10,000+ Riders!

June 25 – The much anticipated 2016 Portland Naked Bike Ride (World Naked Bike Ride) will take place Saturday! The weather should be great for the expected thousands of riders. More than 10,100 riders joined in 2015!

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Waterfront Blues Festival

Portland 4th of July Weekend: 2016 Waterfront Blues Festival Schedule & Info | Tedeschi-Trucks Band , JJ Grey & Mofro, Maceo Parker, ZZ Ward & More!

July 1- 4 @ Waterfront Park – “We have a fabulous lineup this year, presenting the younger, cutting edge of the ‘blues’ genre as well as pioneering legacy acts,” said Artistic Director Peter Dammann. “Performers from Africa and Brazil as well as Mississippi, Texas, Chicago and the Pacific Northwest.”

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June ROI Friday (Last Friday) in SE Portland | Live Music, Free Beer/Wine, Food Carts, Art Collectives & More!

June 24 @ SE 2nd Street – Our first ROI Friday was a smashing success! So, let’s continue the summer shenanigans into June! Come enjoy FREE beverages from Fat Head’s Brewery, Basecamp Brewing Co, Portland Cider Co and Riunite wine all night long! Plus music, food carts, art collectives and much more!

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Downtown Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Jeff Vance & Shannon Bengford

June 24 & 25 @ Barrel Room – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a […]

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Excellent Gentlemen

Win Tickets: Excellent Gentlemen @ The Goodfoot | w/ David Valentine, R&B

June 23 @ The Goodfoot – Local R and B and funk heroes Excellent Gentlemen take the stage this evening, playing their mix of booty shaking originals and select old school boogies. This very special show will feature the return of original member David Valentine, as well as some very special guests.

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Smoke Season

Win Tickets ($24): Smoke Season @ Lola’s Room | w/ Caught A Ghost, Kelsey Mousley and The Next Right Thing

June 28 @ Lola’s Room – Ask Smoke Season where they get their hazy blend of psychedelic Americana and electro-soul from and they’ll give you two words: “manifest destiny.” Los Angeles-based Gabrielle Wortman and Jason Rosen, the duo that comprises Smoke Season, both grew up around the NYC area, ironically meeting in California after their […]

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City Lights PDX silent disco

Win Tickets ($30): City Lights PDX Silent Disco @ Oregon Historical Society | $1 PBRs| 100% Proceeds to Charity

June 25 @ Oregon Historical Society – Join us at the Oregon Historical Society in beautiful downtown Portland for our FOURTH Silent Disco dance party starting at 9PM! All proceeds go to support Oregon Active, The Cure JM Foundation & Ronald McDonald House! Charities

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The Hunna

Win Tickets ($24): The Hunna @ Lola’s Room | Indie, Rock, Alternative

June 26 @ Lola’s Room – Come take shade under the leaves of the Hunna Tree. With roots that bury themselves deep in the urgency of rock and a sound that’s dappled with a carefree indie aesthetic, The Hunna want you to take a leaf out of their book, let go of your inhibitions and […]

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Brownish Black Tezeta Band

Win Tickets ($20): Brownish Black, Tezeta Band @ The Secret Society | Soul, Garage, R&B

June 25 @ The Secret Society – Brownish Black doesn’t walk the line between garage and soul – they destroy it. The Portland-based octet started out as a three-piece garage rock band, whose raw energy pulled a handful of the city’s best players into its gravitational field, yielding bigger and funkier results with each addition.

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Cascade Crescendo

Win Tickets ($24): Cascade Crescendo ALBUM Release, The Student Loan Stringband, The Junebugs @ The Secret Society | Bluegrass, Newgrass, Jamgrass

On Friday, June 24th, Cascade Crescendo will be hosting their Album Release party for their debut record “Caught In the Rain” at The Secret Society. They will be joined by their friends, and Portland jamgrass favorites, The Student Loan Stringband! The Junebugs will open up the night.

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Good Old War

Win Tickets ($40): An Intimate Evening with Good Old War, w/ Empty Houses @ Mission Theater | Acoustic, Indie

June 20 @ Mission Theater – Keith Goodwin is a singer / songwriter / multi-instrumentalist who owns a cat named King and a dog named Jet. He’s a middle child with two children of his own. Keith writes at the very least an idea for a song each day and is known for unique stage […]

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MANY Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Pride Festival & Parade, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Cider Summit, Gaylabration & More! | June 16-19, 2016

The weekend is back and Portland is celebrating Pride and Father’s Day this weekend! + Cider Summit & Oregon Garden Brewfest! Walk Dad into Portland’s Sinful Past or run with him on the Grateful Dad Half.

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Make Music Day PDX

2016 Make Music Day PDX | Free, 72+ Artists, 21+ Venues, From Alternative to Bluegrass to Classical to Zydeco!

Join Portland’s HUGE celebration of music on Tuesday June 21st! Make Music Day PDX will be represented across Portland with local musicians playing in parks, studios and more.

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Win Tickets ($60): Funhouse Lounge Presents Reefer Madness, The Musical! | THC-fueled Blend of Music, Satire, Dance & Debauchery

June 23-July 23 @ Fuhouse Lounge – Funhouse Lounge is proud to present Reefer Madness, the Musical. This outrageous musical comedy, based on the 1930s propaganda film, is a gyrating, sticky, THC-fueled blend of music, satire, dance, and debauchery. See what happens when the demon weed known as marijuana turns mild-mannered, God-fearing teens into slaves […]

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Toots & the Maytals

Win Tickets ($64): Toots & the Maytals @ Revolution Hall | Jamaican, Ska, Rocksteady, Reggae

June 24 @ Revolution Hall – Toots Hibbert is one of the great voices of Jamaica; a legend whose career spans every development in Jamaican music, from ska through rock-steady to reggae. Toots and the Maytals have helped to chart the course of Jamaican music with unrivaled delivery and dynamism, setting new standards of excellence, […]

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Win Tickets: Todd Clouser, Galen Clark, Damian Erskine, Tarik Abouzied play Captain Beefheart & More @ The Goodfoot | Punk Rock

June 16 @ The Goodfoot – Guitarist, poet, songwriter, Mexico City resident Todd Clouser, a genre-defying voice on the international creative music scene, sets out on a first of its kind tour across Asia, Europe, and the Americas performing the music of late great Captain Beefheart and his own music in intimate settings

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Mississippi Street Fair - Portland

Ultimate 2016 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More!

The first day of summer arrives Monday, June 20th! During the next three months, Portland has one of the greatest summers in the United States, not that we’re biased or anything. From large festivals and street fairs to free concerts and movies in the parks, there are countless ways to enjoy these idyllic summer days […]

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Steven Ramirez

FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Downtown Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Steven Ramirez & Lee Huff

June 17 & 18 @ Barrel Room – Dueling pianos is a great group party concept if (and only if) you get the right players in the correct venue. Mission Accomplished. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a […]

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Win Tickets ($40): Rogue Wave @ Revolution Hall | Alternative, w/ Hibou

June 25 @ Revolution Hall – Over the decade and a half that Rogue Wave has made music, Zach Rogue has continued to expand his band’s emotional spectrum. Drawing inspiration from the inevitable delusions of everyday American life, Rogue, his longtime bandmate Pat Spurgeon, and their fellow members have returned reinvigorated, and with a fresh […]

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Beth ORton

Win Tickets ($66): Beth Orton @ Revolution Hall | “Best British Female,” w/ Emmy The Great, Folktronica, Folk rock, Trip Hop

June 21 @ Revolution Hall – Beth Orton has been one of the most unique and beguiling voices in music for the past two decades. Her debut LP – Trailer Park – pioneered a synthesis of electronic and acoustic songs to huge acclaim. The follow up – Central Reservation – brought international success and the […]

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The Robin Jackson Band @ The Tiny House Hotel Portland Caravan Campfires- Songs & S’mores | Indie Soul, Dusty Americana, Gypsy Pop

Wednesdays @ Tiny House Hotel – We’ll provide a bonfire, s’mores, a BBQ to grill on, and a performance by talented Portland musicians, all in the unique, funky courtyard of the first tiny house hotel in the world. Attendees can BYOB and BYOBBQ to grill on our BBQ. (*Please bring your own reusable cup & […]

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Beloved Festival 2014

Line-Up Announced for 2016 Beloved: Open-Air Sacred Art & Music Festival @ Tidewater Falls | 30+ Musicians and Bands, Saunas & More!

August 12-15 @ Tidewater Falls – One of Oregon’s most cherished gatherings, Beloved Festival, announced a limited number of discounted tickets will go on sale March 8th at 10am PST. Prices will increase after this initial first come, first serve batch sells out, so save yourself some dinero and commit early.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,800): Hemp Convention, Rye Beer Festival, Pedalpalooza, Comedy, Storytelling & more! | June 9-12, 2016

The weekend is back and temperatures are back to normal! Kick off your weekend w/ tonight’s Corks + Forks Urban Wine Tasting Event and the Rye Beer Festival on Friday. There’s lots of funny folks in town this weekend including, DeAnne Smith, Lachlan Patterson, Chris D’Elia & Comedy & Cocktails . Find amazing treasures at […]

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R U Gay Pride Party

R U Gay??? Indoor/ Outdoor Portland 2016 Pride Party @ District East | Featuring Katya & Detox From RuPaul’s Drag Race, PDX’s Hottest Kings & Queens, Burlesque, Bands & More!

June 18 @ District East – Announcing the Eastside’s biggest and most scintillating Pride Party of 2016: R U Gay???, an all afternoon live revue of some of Portland’s best queer talent , headlined by Katya and Detox from RuPaul’s Drag Race, With DJ Buckmaster, Hosted by Gula Delgatto

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Junior Brown

Win Tickets ($50): Junior Brown @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Kory Quinn, Country, Double Neck Guitar

June 18 @ Aladdin Theater – Brown’s passion for Country and Western music had intensified by the late 1960’s. With many prominent figures as his inspiration, he spent his nights further sharpening his musical skills in small clubs across the southwest. “I played more nights in honkytonks during the 70’s and 80’s than most musicians […]

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