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Portland July 4th Weekend Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Win Tickets ($20): Chamber Music Northwest presents World Premiere of “Ralph’s Old Records,” Mozart & Lang @ Kaul Auditorium, Reed College | Kenji Bunch & Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.

July 6 @ Kaul Auditorium – A remarkable evening with two masterpieces by one of classical music’s greatest composers and two premieres from today’s. Experience Mozart, the world premiere of Kenji Bunch’s Ralph’s Old Records, and a West Coast premiere by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.

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2015 Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm on Portland’s Sauvie Island | Sustainable & Fresh Ingredients, Family Style Dinners Under The Oak Tree

Fridays & Saturday @ Kruger’s Farm – Kruger’s Farm celebrates summer with a series of intimate farm to plate meals of fresh ingredients from the farm. Each day the farm chef, Rodney Conant, picks the freshest produce from this 150-acre working farm and prepares a delicious four-course meal. That evening the guests sit down under a 200-year-old oak tree to a delicious dinner that celebrates truly local Northwest cuisine.

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Portland 2015 July 4th Kick Off Party @ Shiekh Shoes | Free, DJ, Refreshments, Nice & Stylish Shoes!

July 2 @ Shiekh Shoes @ Lloyd Center – As shoppers prepare for a stylish fourth of July weekend, Shiekh will be welcoming store-goers with a live DJ and refreshments to celebrate the thriving sneaker culture in Portland!

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): World Naked Bike Ride, 90s Dance Cruise, B-52s & More! | June 25-28, 2015

The weekend is here and the HEAT is ON! Too hot for clothes?, How about hopping on the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday? Stay cool on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise or Radical 80s Dance Cruise. Sip cooling Sangria at Hip Chicks Do Wine, The B-52s are at Oregon Zoo this weekend and today is Last Thursday!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,300): MusicFestNW, Northwest String Summit, 90s Dance Cruise & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including MusicFestNW, July 4th Fireworks Dinner, Northwest String Summit & more.

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Win Tickets ($40): Beat the Heat on Portland Spirit Totally 90s Dance Cruise | Every Friday June – September, Costumes, DJ Skippy

June 26 @ Portland Spirit – Dust off the denim overalls and flannel shirts. “Get Jiggy Wit” the 90’s aboard the Portland Spirit!

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Win Weekend Passes ($280): MusicfestNW @ Portland’s Waterfront | 3-Day, 2-Stage Festival, Foster the People, Beirut, Modest Mouse & More!

August 21-23 @ Waterfront Park – MusicfestNW is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music. The event will be an outdoor blowout with access to both stages, food, beverages and more. All ages are welcome! Each child under 8 is free when accompanied by a paying adult

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Win Tickets ($20): McTuff @ The Goodfoot | Jaw-Dropping Funk & Jazz, Organ

June 27 @ The Goodfoot – Hammond organist Joe Doria brings together some of the best of the NW music scene to create a powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz sound like you’ve never heard, exhibiting a mix of stellar musicianship, seasoned songwriting and deep groove where no musical stone gets unturned. McTuff is a straight up dance party featuring the impeccable Andy Coe on guitar and the incredible Tarik Abouzied on drums.

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Last Saturdays – Portland’s Biggest Dance Party @ Refuge PDX | w/ DJ O.G. ONE, Twerk Like Miley Contest, Bikini Contest, Cash & Prizes

June 27 @ Refuge PDX – Join the JAM’N 107.5 Street Team and dance the night away at Refuge PDX for Last Saturdays – Portland’s BIGGEST 18+ dance party!

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Portland July 4th Weekend: 2015 Estacada Timber Festival | Concert w/ Grammy Nominated Calico, Brass Tacks, Fireworks, Competitions, Beer Garden & More!

July 3-4 – The Estacada Timber Festival is Back at the Timber Park just like the old days of log rolling, bucking, sawing and pole climbing. Estacada Oregon welcomes you! Enjoy libations the day before with a fun concert featuring Portland favorite, Brass Tacks.

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Win Tickets ($150): An Evening with Legendary Jazz Great Dick Hyman and Friends @ Nordia House | Dinner, Drinks, w/ Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, Portland July 4th Weekend

July 6 @ Nordia House – Join us for a very special fundraiser benefit for Scandinavian Heritage Foundation and the Portland Chamber Orchestra with legendary jazz great Dick Hyman and friends. Joining Mr. Hyman is Clarinetist Ken Peplowski, and when you hear these two together, it will seem as though they are joined at the hip, musically speaking. Add three outstanding Portland locals, this will be a show not to be missed.

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Brad Parsons & Lucas Dix (of Jellyfish Brigade) @ The Goodfoot | Blues, Rock & Roll, + Special Guests Fruition & Horse Feathers

June 25 @ The Goodfoot – Brad Parsons is a talented singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He performs as a member of the Portland group Horse Feathers.

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Rose City Round @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour, Songwriter Residency Featuring Topher Walber, Pat Kearns & Matthew Ulm

June 24 @ Kelly’s Olympian – This week’s featured artists are Rose City Round : Nashville style writer’s round Topher Walber (Dead Teeth), Pat Kearns (Blue Skies For Black Hearts), Matthew Ulm (Old Age)

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Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Time Warp on Portland Spirit’s Radical 80s Dance Cruise Saturdays! | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

June 27 @ Portland Spirit – Break out the hammer pants and leg warmers, time warp to the most radical decade and dance to the best of the 80’s with East Coast 80’s DJ MC spinning nostalgic 80’s tunes to make you bust a move!

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Win Tickets ($20): Chamber Music Northwest presents 2015 Oregon Bach Festival Plays Beethoven @ Kaul Auditorium, Reed College | w/ Portland Baroque Orchestra’s Monica Hugget & Soprano Tamara Wilson

June 28 @ Reed College – Chamber Music Northwest bring you a groundbreaking collaboration with Oregon Bach Festival featuring Beethoven’s amazing music performed by Portland Baroque Orchestra’s Monica Huggett, soprano Tamara Wilson, the Oregon Bach Festival Berwick Academy Chamber Orchestra, and led by Maestro Matthew Halls.. This exciting partnership will celebrate the mastery of Beethoven!

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Win Tickets ($60): All Decades Video Dance Attack @ Lola’s Room | w/ VJ Kittyrox, Hits from the Past 40 Years

June 27 @ Lola’s Room – 80s Video Dance Attack presents VIDEO DANCE ATTACK! VJ Kittyrox is back to bring you a new version of Portland’s best dance party that spans ALL DECADES.

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2015 Portland Last Thursday On Alberta Info: Street Closures, Parking, Vendors, Noise, Bathrooms, Etc

Last Thursday is back for 2015! Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenues will be closed for Last Thursday at 6 p.m. and reopen at 9:30 p.m. There will be many art openings, live music and plenty of fun to be had!

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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Bunker Sessions Open Mic @ Kelly’s Olympian | Every Monday, Free, Hosted by Lee Aulson & Talon Bronson, All Skill Levels

Mondays @ Kelly’s Olympian – Come check out, Bunker Sessions Open Mic Night at Kelly’s Olympian on Monday evenings. 2 songs or 10 minutes, sign ups at 7:30 & starts at 8pm. All genres are welcome!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,100): Northwest String Summit, Father’s Day Events, Unique Architecture Tour & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, ARchitecture Tour, Northwest String Summit & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if you like free […]

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Win Tickets ($36): Project Pabst Presents Earth @ Revolution Hall | Drone Metal, Rock, Country, Jazz, w/ Federale, 1939 Ensemble

July 18 @ Revolution Hall – Earth is an American musical group based in Seattle, Washington, formed in 1990 and led by guitarist Dylan Carlson. Earth’s music is mostly instrumental, and can be divided into two distinct stages.

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Win Tickets ($50): Project Pabst Presents Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Revolution Hall | New Orleans Jazz w/ Son Little

July 17 @ Revolution Hall – The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz.

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2015 Portland Father’s Day Events: Brunch, Specials, Gift Ideas, & More!

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and there are many great Portland events this weekend to enjoy with dad including Portland Beer Week, Father’s Day Brunch, Portland Spirit cruises, architecture tour, Sunday Parkways & More! You can find updates on our Portland Father’s Day Weekend events calendar here.

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Ultimate 2015 Portland Summer Events Calendar: Festivals, Concerts, Movies, Street Fairs & More

The first day of summer arrives this Saturday, 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 (and nights)! Below is a HUGE list of events taking place this summer in Portland as well as the Northwest region that will keep you entertained all summer long!

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POPgoji w/Cherimoya @ The Goodfoot | Pop/Soul, Brazilian Beats, Funk

June 18 @ Goodfoot – This 7 piece band delivers non-stop soulful booty shaking, with Brazilian percussion, vocal harmonies, unique syncopated strings, and trumpet. POPgoji is recreating the community energy of a Rio-style pagode jam session, packing dance floors with familiar lyrics and hot Afro-Brazilian rhythms

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Win Tickets: Jujuba Summer Solstice Dance Party @ The Goodfoot | Funk, 10 Piece Afrobeat Ensemble Featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi

June 20 @ The Goodfoot – Jujuba delivers a funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju music. The strength of the eleven-piece revolves around its energetic cohesion between percussion, rhythm and horn sections.

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Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

June 19 @ Crystal Ballroom – For the past 10 years, 80s Video Dance Attack has rocked Portland every Friday night at McMenamins Crystal Ballroom or Lola’s Room and kept the fires of MTV’s golden era burning.

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DJ Cowboy’s Shut Up And Dance @ The Spareroom | Free, Underground Rhythmic Musical Experience

June 18 @ Spareroom – An underground rhythmic musical experience for those who simply love to dance, love the unrestricted pulse and energy of music.

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Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Caravan Campfires- Songs & S’mores @ The Tiny House Hotel | Every Wednesday, 7-10pm- Featuring Johanna Warren

Wednesdays, June 17 @ Tiny House Hotel featuring Johanna Warren – Join us on Wednesday evenings as we gather around the bonfire to make s’mores and listen to music by creative and talented Portland-based musicians. Each week, we’ll feature local musicians with an emphasis on highlighting both well-known Portland musicians and on introducing exciting new talents to the community.

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Win Tickets ($80): Bootsy’s Rubber Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Funk, R&B, Historical-Classical-Funk-Opera

June 24 @ Crystal Ballroom – Bootsy (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassist/singer/bandleaders. He formed his first group, the Pacesetters, in 1968, featuring Phelps “Catfish” Collins (his brother; guitar), Frankie “Kash” Waddy (drums), and Philippe Wynne (later of The Spinners fame). From 1969 to 1971, the group functioned as James Brown’s backup band and was dubbed the J.B.’s. In 1972, Bootsy joined George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. Collins and Clinton soon established a lifelong personal and musical friendship.

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