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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): CannaGrow Expo, Anime, Viva Tequila PDX, WinCo Foods Portland Open & More! | August 27-30, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s winding down, but it’s not over yet! Enjoy your last weekend before Labor Day with tasty brews and music at WinCo Foods Portland Open. OMSI is hosting their last Anime Film Festival of 2015, and Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion is at Oregon Zoo. Stop by Bar Vivant for Flamenco Fridays and Portland’s CannaGrow Expo starts Friday. Treat your tastebuds at Viva Tequila PDX Festival and find home crafted goods at Urban Air Market!

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Win Portland Tickets ($650): Escapism, Tour de Lab, Salsa Dance & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Summer’s End Block Party, Escapism Tour de Lab & more.

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Win Tickets ($40): Jackie Greene @ Wonder Ballroom | w/ Lauren Shera, Rock, Folk, Blues, Indie

September 10 @ Wonder Ballroom – “We live in such a fast-paced, hectic environment, I wanted to make a record that would invite people to step back and take their time to listen,” Jackie Greene says of Back to Birth, his first album in five years. “I wanted to make a record that would reward people who are willing to sit down and give it a couple of serious listens.”

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Win Tickets ($40): Elephant Revival @ Aladdin Theater | Folk, Indie, Americana, Experimental

September 10 @ Aladdin Theater – That simple line atop Elephant Revival’s Facebook page contains only five words, but reveals volumes about the band’s reason for being. Music unites us in ways that no other medium can. Even when we don’t understand one another’s languages — we can be moved by a rhythm, soothed by a song. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose — the spirit of five souls working as one, in harmony, creating sounds they could never produce alone.

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Steven Rameriz

August 28-29 @ 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 “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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

August 29 @ Misissippi Pizza Pub – Solid Salsa inspired beats with Afro-Cuban Rhythms that makes the audience get up and dance!

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Win Tickets ($34): Vapors of Morphine (featuring Members of Morphine) @ Crystal Ballroom | Portland 2015 Labor Day Weekend, Low Rock, Psychedelic, w/ Indie Pop Group The Minders

September 3 @ Crystal Ballroom – The ’90s band Morphine pioneered a new type of music – “Low Rock” – featuring the unusual yet seductive lineup of baritone sax, 2-string slide bass and drums. Morphine burned bright and fast but was snuffed out before it’s time. From its ashes have risen Vapors of Morphine.

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Win Tickets: Yak Attack w/ Flying Spiders @ The Goodfoot | Live Electronica, Looping, House, Breakbeat, Downtempo & More!

August 29 @ The Goodfoot – Yak Attack will make you dance. Founded in Portland, OR in 2013, the live electronica trio has been making waves in the local scene and expanding its fan base regionally in its short history

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Last Chance to Check Out Flamenco Fridays w/Tablao de Rosas @ Bar Vivant! | Lively Patio Performances, Live Flamenco Guitar, Singing, Dance, Tapas & Drinks, Outdoor Sherry Bar

August 28 @ Bar Vivant – Join Tablao de Rosas for lively flamenco performances on the patio at Bar Vivant. Enjoy Bar Vivant’s delicious tapas and drinks paired with live flamenco guitar, singing, and dance. Seating on a first come first served basis. Find something perfect at the outdoor Sherry Bar with over a dozen to choose from.

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2015 Portland Jerry Garcia Celebration @ The Goodfoot | Featuring Andy Coe Band

August 27 @ The Goodfoot – Originally formed to pay tribute to guitar hero and folk legend Jerry Garcia, the Andy Coe Band has evolved into the greatest jam band to come out of the Pacific Northwest in years.

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FREE Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | 30 Rotating Taps, w/ Bob Rainwater, The Alkis, The Sale & more!

From our sponsors: Live Music Nights Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 11pm | Friday & Saturday: 11am – 1am More info: streetcarbistro.com Streetcar Bistro & Taproom 1101 NW Northrup St, Portland, OR 97209 (503) 227-2988 Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, […]

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Party Like it’s 1999 on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise | Every Friday Through September, Costumes, DJ Skippy

August 28 @ 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 Tickets ($50): ANDAZ Bhangra Bollywood Dance Party @ Analog Theatre | w/ DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid

August 29 @ Analog Theater – ANDAZ is such a Portland institution it is mentioned in the travel guides Best Places Portland and the Moon Handbook Portland; fitting recognition for a monthly dance party that recently celebrated its 13th anniversary.

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Win Tickets ($24): Trixy and the Nasties Featuring Louis Pain (King Louie) @ Jimmy Mak’s | Funky Motown Infusion

August 29 @ Jimmy Mak’s – Trixy and the Nasties is a funky Motown infusion of some of Portland’s best musicians. We’ve got plenty of class, brass, and just enough sass to make being nasty a good thing. With classic Soul favorites from Etta James to the hippest B-side cuts of Betty Harris, it’s all about playing the songs that make you groove, take you back, or turn you on to some sweet tracks pulled straight from the vault.

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

August 27 on Alberta Street – This week is the last official Last Thursday for 2015! Alberta Street between 15th and 30th Avenues will be closed for Last Thursday at 6 p.m. and reopen at 9 p.m. There will be many art openings, live music and plenty of fun to be had!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): MusicFestNW, Jade Night Market, UNWIND & More! | August 20-23, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend has returned and brought us  MusicfestNW! Head out to the farm this weekend for Farm to Plate Dinners @ Kruger’s Farm or Sounds & Tastes of the Farm Harvest Festival! Find treasure at  Junk Refunk Street Market in Canby or enjoy signature cocktails at UNWIND: A Prelude to Spiritsfest. Saturday is the final Jade […]

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Steve Earle & The Dukes with special guests The Mastersons

Win Tickets ($70): Steve Earle & The Dukes with special guests The Mastersons @ Revolution Hall | Contemporary Folk, Roots Rock, Country

August 28 @ Revolution Hall – A protégé of legendary songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Steve Earle quickly became a master storyteller in his own right, with his songs being recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, The Pretenders, Joan Baez and countless others.

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Win Tickets ($90): Summer’s End Block Party! @ Cafe Castagna | Lamb Skewers, Honey Soda, Mead Cocktails, Live Music, Honey Ice Cream & More!

August 30 @ Cafe Castanga – Join us for a block party on August 30th out on our patio! We’ll be grilling lamb skewers on the sidewalk and hosting a demonstration from our neighbors Bee Thinking! Inside we’ll be serving up honey soda and mead cocktails as well as beer and wine.

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Win Tickets ($70): The Psychedelic Furs / The Church @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative Rock, Space Rock, Ambient

September 2 @ Crystal Ballroom – If you were to dissect the alternative rock dominating today’s music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs. Led by vocalist and songwriter Richard Butler, and his bass-wielding brother Tim, the Furs won over fans and critics alike by combining poetic lyrics, innovative rhythms and melodies driven by an aggressive, punk desperation.

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WinCo Foods Portland Open Live Music After Golf & Craft Brew Tastings @ The Grove | Beer Garden, 156 of The Best Golfers in the World, Tyler Stenson, Hit Machine, Cloverdayle

August 27-30 @ Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club – The WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft announced it will host a three-part live music series on-site at Pumpkin Ridge Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at the newly created “The Grove at the 12th Hole.”

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Dueling Hobbits

August 21-22 @ 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 “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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Win Tickets ($20): Get On UP! Fathers of Funk Edition @ The Goodfoot | Featuring DJ TAKIMBA & DJ Firie

August 22 @ The Goodfoot – TAKIMBA and DJ Firie are teaming up to bring you another edition of “Get on Up” this time they will be remixing and mashing up the music of our Funky Forefathers. They’ll be looping and blending up originals, mashups, remixes and rarities from James Brown, Marvin, Stevie, Prince, Ray, George Clinton, Michael Jackson and more in the form of Hip-Hop, House, G-funk and Originals.

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Kick Off The Weekend Early w/ Portland Spirit’s Early Escape Summer Concerts | Live Music, Full-service Bar

August 28 @ Portland Spirit – Portland Spirit has put together the premier summer concert series in Portland. Join us every Friday afternoon starting July 10th for live music, drinks, delicious Northwest cuisine and an early start to your weekend. This Friday features Corner,. What better way to spend an afternoon than cruising down the Willamette, enjoying live entertainment and sipping on local brews?

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FREE Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | 30 Rotating Taps, w/ Wil Koehnke, The Band Harper, Matthew Zeltzer & more!

Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food!

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The Lesser Bangs present: Voodoo Ladyboys – A Tribute to Ween @ The Goodfoot | Rock & Pop

August 20 @ The Goodfoot – Inspired by the valiant battle for rock’s soul that Lester Bangs championed in his writings, Lesser Bangs embody their namesake’s passion for truth in music.

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Win Tickets ($40): Groovin’ on the Grass in Beaverton | w/ 10 Piece Tower of Power & Portland Jazz Trio Boy and Bean, Beer & Wine

August 15 @ Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District – Celebrate summer at THPRD’s fifth annual Groovin’ on the Grass, headlined by the iconic horns and urban soul of legendary 10-piece ensemble Tower of Power, and featuring Portland jazz trio Boy and Bean.

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Nathan Temby + Tony Basford

August 14-15 @ 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 “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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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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Barrel Room Portland Presents: Jagermeister “Sunday Fundaze” | No Cover, Industry Pricing All Evening, w/ DJ Fathertime from New York, NY and Portland’s DJ Mathmatics

Barrel Room Portland Presents: Jagermeister “Sunday Fundaze” | No Cover, Industry Pricing All Evening, w/ DJ Fathertime from New York, NY and Portland’s DJ Mathmatics

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,300+): Organic Brewers Festival, Drive-In Movies, Fruit Loop, Farm Dinners & More! | August 13-16, 2015

Hello Portland! The weekend is back and  Celebrate the Planets tonight at Alberta Street Pub or see Music Legend Leon Russell @ Aladdin Theater. This is your last weekend to see Post 5 Theatre’s stylish 50s twist on Much Ado About Nothing or A-WOL Dance Collective’s ART in the DARK. The The PDX Drive-In Movie Spectacular! […]

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2015 Summer Cannabis Social in SW Portland | w/ Women Grow Portland, Cannabis Samples, Barbecue, Beer, Wine, Networking Event, Music By Dove Driver

August 16 in SW Portland – This event is our first social event and will be done so in true summertime backyard Barbecue fashion! We will have Barbecue catered in and self serve beer, wine, and water. The Weed Blog will be sponsoring a consumption tent! There will be several different methods of cannabis consumption offered, and attendees may bring their own as well.

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Win Portland Tickets ($900+): Oregon Zoo Concerts, Escapism, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts, Escapism CannaGrow Expo & 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 ($85): Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion America the Beautiful Tour @ 2015 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Piano Master Richard Dworsky, Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & More!

August 28 @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts – The America the Beautiful Tour 2015 with 2½ hours of Sweet Harmony & Garrison Keillor with Piano Master Richard Dworsky and Fred Newman World’s Greatest SFX Man & The Radio Rhubarb Band with Fiddling Richard Kriehn & Chris Siebold Boy Guitarist, Guy Noir, Private Eye & News from Lake Wobegon & Audience Chorale & Poetry Declamation & Other Classics from 41 Years of Radio History.

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