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Timberline Effect w/ Yur Daddy @ The Goodfoot | Progressive Rock, Groove, Improv, Funk, Party

April 29 @ The Goodfoot – Headed by guitarist and “song”writer Rob Sipsky, Timberline Effect makes its debut at The Goodfoot. TE is a progressive rock group, with tendencies towards groove and improv. The debut show will include rearranged songs from his previous projects: Mars Retrieval Unit and Perfect Zero, as well as providing brand new never-performed material.

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2015 Cinco de Mayo Weekend Celebration in NW Portland @ Santa Fe Taqueria | Drink Specials, Chile Pepper Eating Contest, Live Music & Dancing

May 1- 5 @ Santa Fe Taqueria – Portland, OR, Cinco de Mayo 2015 – Join us at Santa Fe Taqueria for 5 days of Cinco De Mayo fun, music, specials and activities! Festivities begin on May 1st. Free entry for all music and activities. We are family friendly and have a large dining space for under 21 as well as a bar for those over 21.

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2015 Faire in the Grove @ McMenamins Grand Lodge | FREE, Armored Combat, Rapier, Dance, Music, Merchants & More!

May 2-3 @ McMenamins Grand Lodge – Step back in time for a day of revels at the Faire in the Grove! Join McMenamins Grand Lodge, Medieval Re-enactors, Armored Fighters, and History Buffs, who invite you to experience the Middle Ages and the Renaissance!

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Go Back in Time w/ Radical 80s Dance Cruise Saturdays on Portland Spirit | Cinco de Mayo Weekend, Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

May 2- 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 DJ MC.

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Infected Mushroom Live @ Crystal Ballroom | Psychedelic (Psy) Trance, Animatronic Production, w/ Randy Seidman DJ Zoxy & DJ RUBIN

April 25 @ Crystal Ballroom – To pioneer your own sub genre of electronic music in the music industry today is no simple task, it is essentially equivalent to Chuck Berry inventing Rock music in 1955 or Massive Attack effectively originating Trip Hop in 1983…

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Win Tickets ($700+): Cinco de Mayo, Live Wire, Garth Guy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Garth Guy, Reimagining the Dream, Live Wire w/ Andy Richter & more.

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FREE Fridays at Portland’s Barrel Room! Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Las Vegas’ Sarah Hester Ross

April 24-25 @ Barrel Room Portland – Las Vegas’ Sarah Hester Ross plays the Barrel Room this Friday and Saturday April 24 and 25. She now resides in Las Vegas, where she entertains raucous dueling pianos audiences at the Harrah’s, Cosmopolitan, and the brand new SLS Las Vegas casinos.

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KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days: Banana Stand Media Presents Shook Twins with The Beveler @ The Historic Old Church | Indie Folk, Pop, All Ages

April 30 @ The Historic Old Church – The thrilling conclusion to KPSU’s 30 shows in 30 days series brings us to Portland’s Historic Old Church. Our homies at Banana Stand Media have given us a big assist in helping us bring Shook Twins to you in an intimate setting for only $5.

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Portland 2015 Mother’s Day Cruise @ Portland Spirit | Three-Course Dinner or Brunch, Breathtaking Views, River Cruise

May 10 @ Portland Spirit – The Portland Spirit offers a number of options to help celebrate Mother’s Day. Give your Mom a much-needed reprieve from the chore of cooking at home to instead spend quality time with her family and friends aboard the Portland Spirit or Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler.

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Win Tickets: Portland 2015 Cinco de Mayo Festival @ Tom McCall Waterfront Park | Named Oregon’s Best Heritage or Cultural Event, Lucha Libre, 2 Entertainment Stages, Boxing, Butterflies & More!

May 2-3, 5 @ Waterfront Park – Portland Guadalajara Sister City Association presents the 31st Annual Cinco de Mayo, commencing Saturday May 2nd, Sunday May 3rd, closed Monday May 4th, and reopening May 5th at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park from 11am until 11pm. This event is the main fundraiser for the PGSCA’s charitable activities and will feature fun activities for all ages, including authentic food, live entertainment, carnival rides, among other attractions.

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MusicFest NW PreSale Starts Today at 10 a.m.! | Foster the People, Modest Mouse Beirut, Belle and Sebastian & More!

August 21-23 @ Waterfront Park – Portland’s favorite music festival is back at Waterfront Park, August 21 – 23 and we’re really excited about the lineup. MFNW is bringing Foster the People, Modest Mouse, Beirut, Belle and Sebastian, The Tallest Man on Earth, Danny Brown and so many more!

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Win Tickets: Emmy Award Winners Trout Steak Revival w/ FireWater Mountain Band @ The Goodfoot | Bluegrass, Folk Fusion

April 25 @ The Goodfoot – Trout Steak Revival has earned a place in the mountain states bluegrass scene, performing to sold-out audiences, winning the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Competition, placing in the 2012 Rockygrass Band Competition, and even winning an Emmy Award for a soundtrack with Rocky Mountain PBS.

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Soul Stew 14th Anniversary Party @ The Goodfoot | DJ Dance Night w/ Aquaman, Soul Mechanic, Brad Vachal

April 24 @ The Goodfoot – Their 14 year anniversary party will feature guest DJ’s, an assortment of “SOUL STEW Classics” that have thrilled the dancers over the years, a CD giveaway, balloons, and cookie-­‐time; a long tradition of handing out free baked goods at the end of the night. Come join them and celebrate their victory.

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Downtown Portland Earth Day Festival 2015 | Free Food, Live Music, a Craft Market & Clothing Swap

April 22 @ PSU Park Blocks – Join PSU’s Environmental Club to celebrate Earth Day 2015 at a community festival featuring student groups, crafters, musicians, artists, activists, educators, community-builders, and changemakers of all kinds.

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Win Tickets ($50): ANDAZ Bhangra Bollywood Dance Party @ Analog Theatre | w/ DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid

April 25 @ Analog Theater – ANDAZ is the West Coast’s longest-running Bhangra & Bollywood dance party, a transportive experience that has enraptured feverishly dancing Portland crowds for nearly 13 years. ANDAZ occurs the last Saturday of every month at the Analog Theater. ANDAZ is such a Portland institution it is mentioned in the travel guides Best Places Portland and the Moon Handbook Portland.

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Win Tickets ($30): GarthGuy Live @ Aladdin Theater | Garth Brooks Impersonator Dean Simmons, Country

April 30 @ Aladdin Theater – Dean Simmons now celebrates 20 years of giving audiences across the country the a live Garth Brooks experience that is performed with respect and amazing accuracy. His shows are a real sincere tribute Garth Brooks… and his music.

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Win Tickets ($70): Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine @ Crystal Ballroom | Swingin’ Vegas Versions of Rock, Rap & top 40 Hits

May 1 @ Crystal Ballroom – America’s loudest lounge singer Richard Cheese performs swingin’ Vegas versions of rock, rap, and Top40 hits, “swankifying” contemporary songs into traditional pop vocal standards. With his Lounge Against The Machine swing band, Cheese has sold more than 200,000 CDs, and played hundreds of sellout concerts around the world.

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Rose City Round Kick Off Show @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour, Songwriter Residency

April 22 @ Kelly’s Olympian – Rose City Round is a revolving songwriter residency held at Kelly’s Olympian. Every Wednesday from 6-8pm, starting in May, two guests will join host Chris Walberg (Dead Teeth) taking turns performing and discussing their original compositions. This unique glimpse into the songwriting process will not only entertain but inspire.

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Portland 420 Events, Parties, Festivals, Film, Scavenger Hunt, Dispensaries, Comedy, Trivia & More!

Happy 420 Portland! There are many ways to celebrate this holiday around the city, and we have several suggestions below.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Sci-Fi Film Fest, Escape Rooms, Tommy Davidson & More! | April 16-19, 2015

Hello Portland! The sun is shining! There’s tons of new things to try this week, like Portland Escape Rooms or Havana Nights Salsa Dance! The OMSI Sci-Fi Film Festival continues through the weekend and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates 10 Years! Check out Tommy Davidson at Helium. There’s multiple chances to try some good brews […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($800+): KPSU Kruise, Modern Home Tour, 80s Video Dance Attack & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Rob Bell & Pete Holmes, Reimagining the Dream, 80s Video Dance Attack Anniversary & more.

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Win Tickets ($40): Polaris @ Aladdin Theater | Alternative Rock, Indie Rock, Jangle Pop

April 23 @ Aladdin Theater – Polaris is the house band for The Adventures of Pete & Pete. Muggy, Jersey, and Harris Polaris. They open every show and perform much of the music heard in each episode. They made a record, made t shirts, appeared on a cereal box, but they never played a show. Never. That all changed last year in Hollywood. Polaris headlined the Pete and Pete reunion show at the majestic Orpheum Theater and sold it out. The people had waited long enough. They waited for October and now it’s here. The Polaris lads are about to do their first ever tour!

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Chanticleer’s “The Gypsy in My Soul” @ Kaul Auditorium | 12 Man Choir, Renaissance, Jazz, Gospel, New Music

April 24 @ Kaul Auditorium – Chanticleer is known for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

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Win Tickets ($20): Havana Nights Salsa Dance with Cuban Orchestra Melao de Cuba @ Mississippi Pizza Club | Dance Lesson, AfroCuban Salsa Latin Jazz

April 17 @ Mississippi Pizza Pub – Melao de Cuba 100% Salsa Orchestra is a salsa band with a fierce horn section!!

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Win Tickets ($80): CthulhuCon PDX 2015 @ Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown | Gaming, Panels, Author Readings, Art, Vendors & More!

April 25-26 @ Crown Plaza – Celebrate Lovecraft’s 125th Birthday year with two days of Lovecraftian gaming, panel discussions, author readings, art show, artist events, vendors, movies, live performances, and other hijinks that humans were not meant to enjoy. CthulhuCon PDX is a convention-style event, held April 25-26, 2015 at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown (near the Convention Center).

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KPSU’s 30 Shows in 30 Days – FREE All Ages Dance Party @ Smith Memorial Student Union | Featuring The Flavr Blue, Acoustic Minds & Ancient Heat

April 25 @ Smith Memorial Union – We hope you’re ready to dance, because things are ’bout to get funky at Portland’s nicest all ages venue. Three diverse dance-oriented acts are about to get Parkway North movin’ in late April.

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2015 Portland Cinco de Mayo 10K & 5K Run | w/ Terrapin Events, Food, Beer, Mariachi Music & More!

May 3 @ Pioneer Courthouse Square – The Cinco de Mayo race, now in its 12th year, has become a must-do, super fun spring tradition. This urban 5k and 10k race with flat and fast courses, starts and finishes at Pioneer Square and runs on the streets of downtown Portland.

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SCRUMptious @ Union/Pine | Chef Competition With Craft Beer & Live Music

April 30 @ Union / Pine – SCRUMptious is an annual chef competition fundraiser benefiting Portland Pigs Rugby Club and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area and sponsored by Widmer Brothers Brewing.

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Portland Chamber Orchestra Presents “Spring Swing” @ Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College | Aaron Meyer, Samuel Barber, Cappella Nova Choir & More!

April 25-26 @ Lewis & Clark College – Maestro Yaacov Bergman leads “the intimate symphony with infinite imagination” on their innovative presentation of All American music at Lewis & Clark College. The concerts will feature rock violinist and composer, Aaron Meyer and jazz guitarist, Tim Ellis. Soprano Nicole Greenidge Joseph sings Samuel Barber’s Magical Song Cycle, “Knoxville, Summer of 1915” and selections from Bernstein’s West Side Story. She is joined by Portland Tenor, Brian Tierney and the Lewis & Clark College Cappella Nova Choir, directed by Katherine Fitzgibbon.

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Win Tickets: Yamn w/Yak Attack @ The Goodfoot | Livetronica, Power Rock, House, Breakbeat, Jazz & Funk

April 18 @ The Goodfoot – More than 100,000 road miles after the original members met in cold and snowy Breckenridge, Colo., trance-fusion-dance band Yamn continues hurtling toward their evolving vision. As their dedication, virtuosity and pure enjoyment propels them through music scenes across the United States, Yamn’s focus remains on the here and now of the live performance. Progressive livetronica and free-flowing power rock await you!

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Juno What?! w/ DJ Weather @ The Goodfoot | Dance, Funk & Pop

April 16 @ The Goodfoot – Juno What?! is a shameless dance party based in the music mecca of Denver, CO. This powerhouse delivers a deeply satisfying mix of live electro-funk and high-energy disco booty jams. The band formed in 2008 as an outlet for Joey Porter’s organic-meets-electronic dance compositions and since then has released three independent albums (Late Night, Shameless, and Late Night Live). Touring regularly since 2009, JW?! has shared the stage with funk luminaries The Ohio Players, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The Pimps of Joytime, Lettuce, and Bernie Worrell. Juno What?! audiences are treated to a band that appreciates both the classic pedigree of vintage vinyl dance cuts as well as futuristic sternum-bumping anthems.

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Win Tickets ($100): 10th Anniversary Party! 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

April 17 @ Crystal Ballroom – Come celebrate 10 years of 80s Video Dance Attack with us on Friday, April 17th in the Crystal Ballroom! Lots of surprises in store for this super-sized celebration!!

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Go Back in Time w/ Radical 80s Dance Cruise Every Saturday on Portland Spirit | Costumes, DJ MC, Group Discount

April 18 @ 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 DJ MC.

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