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Win Tickets ($78): Jackie Evancho @ Newmark Theater | America’s Got Talent, Gifted Soprano

October 16 @ Newmark theater – “She is a prodigy; they break the rules by definition,” wrote music critic Andrew Duckenbrod in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette after seeing a then-11 year old perform to a sold-out crowd in her hometown in October, 2011. “[Her] voice mesmerizes. She has become one of the performers who has been defining the “crossover classic” category of singers – those who are equally comfortable with Puccini or pop.”

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Win Tickets ($60): Kurt Vile and The Violators @ Crystal Ballroom | Indie Rock & Folk, w/ Cass McCombs & Heron Oblivion

October 17 @ Crystal Ballroom – Kurt Vile (real name) has slowly, quietly become one of the great American guitarists and songwriters of our time. Kurt was born in 1980, one of ten children, and raised in the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia. As a teenager, his bluegrass-loving father gifted him with a banjo, when what Kurt craved was a guitar – so he played it as if it were.

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Tickets Now Available for Portland’s Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Two Bands, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

October 31 @ Crystal Ballroom – The 2015 Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 16th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 31st as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party.

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Madisen Ward and The Mama Bear @ Aladdin Theater | Soulful Folk

October 13 @ Aladdin Theater – At home, Madisen and Ruth Ward are family members. Onstage, they’re the leading members of Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear, a soulful folk band whose sound is anchored by twin guitars and two big, booming voices.

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Win Tickets ($60): David Nelson Band @ Aladdin Theater | Jam Band, Roots Rock w/ Moonalice

October 11 @ Aladdin Theater – The David Nelson Band has been recording and performing around the country since 1994. Their broad musical palette spans the Almost Acoustic style that Nelson played with Jerry Garcia, through roots rock n’ roll, and psychedelic country-rock. The DNB perform David’s compositions (some co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter), select covers, and several Grateful Dead classics upon which Nelson appeared on the original album releases.

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Bite Size Tango

Win Tickets ($80): Portland Tango Festival’s Bite Size Tango @ Norse Hall | Performances by Argentinean Masters, Tango Lesson, Drinks, Grand Ball

October 10 @ Norse Hall – Portland boasts one of the largest and well respected tango communities in North America! Come experience for yourself the magic of this passionate and captivating dance.

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Win Portland Tickets ($700+): Haunted Pub Crawl, Cheese Festival, ZZ Ward & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including ZZ Ward, Ballett Fantastique, Haunted Pub Crawl & 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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FREE Fridays & Saturdays @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Papi Sorrelis, Halloween Show

October 2 & 3 @ Barrel Room Portland – 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 ($60): Ballet Fantastique: Cirque de la Lune @ Lincoln Hall | Featuring International Guest Circus Artist Raymond Silos, Exotic, Unexpected

October 3 @ Portland State University – Escape to the world of a traveling troupe of 1930’s Depression-era circus performers—and see what happens in the hour before the circus begins—in choreographer-producers Donna Marisa and Hannah Bontrager’s all-original Cirque de la Lune.

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2015 Halloween Cruise: Boo! Cruise w/ Portland Spirit Cruises | Dear Drummer, Costume Contest, Dance Party

October 31 @ Portland Spirit – Cruise with the Portland Spirit, if you dare, for an evening of frightful fun, on the Boo! Cruise! Put on your most creative and/or scary costume and come on board for live music from Dear Drummer.

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2015 Portland Erotic Ball Sexy Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, 3 Floors, Fetish Demos, Two Bands, Burlesque, Sasha Scarlett & More!

The 2015 Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 16th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 31st as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party.

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Win Tickets: Jujuba @ The Goodfoot | Funk, 11 Piece Afrobeat Ensemble Featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi

October 3 @ 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 ($50): ZZ Ward Love and War Tour @ Roseland Theater | Blues Meets Hip Hop, R&B, Pop Rock, w/ Marc Scibillia & The Young Wild

October 8 @ Roseland Theater – ZZ Ward has roots in rural Oregon, but her accomplishments have led her far beyond that. She burst onto the scene in early 2012 with an eclectic mixtape, Eleven Roses, setting the tone for her unique blues-meets-hip-hop artistry and the reaction was palpable. ZZ’s debut album, Til The Casket Drops, featuring guests Kendrick Lamar, Fitz of Fitz and the Tantrums, and Freddie Gibbs, further solidified her musical artistry and songwriting prowess.

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Win Tickets ($70): Blues Traveler @ Revolution Hall | w/ Matt Jaffe, Blues, Rock, Jam Band

October 11 @ Revolution Hall – After selling millions of records and logging thousands of miles on the road, GRAMMY award-winning band Blues Traveler continue to chart new musical directions evident on their upcoming record Blow Up The Moon. A clever collaboration between various artists, Blow Up The Moon sees Blues Traveler keep an open-minded perspective on making music and enlists an eclectic mix of songwriters influenced by the bands remarkable 25+ year career.

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Ben Miller Band w/Kory Quinn and the Comrades @ The Goodfoot | Mudstomp, Banjo, Harmonica & More!

October 1 @ The Goodfoot – The band plays a gritty, modern mixture of various types of old American heritage music, including blues, bluegrass, folk, and country. Originally, the bandmembers called their sound “Ozark Stomp” as a tribute to the influences from their geographical region, but now refer to it as “Mudstomp.”

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Save Almost 50% Off a Fall Visit to the Farm w/ Kruger’s Farm Pumpkin Package | Portland Halloween Deal features 2 Entry to Corn Maze, 2 Pumpkins, 2 Caramel Apples & 2 Ears of Corn for $26!

Almost 50% off a fall visit to the farm. This $48 value for only $26 includes: 2 corn maze tickets, 2 big pumpkins (30 lbs. or less), 2 plain caramel apples and 2 ears of roasted corn.

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Win Tickets ($46): Miz Kitty’s Parlour October Spectacular! @ Alberta Rose Theater | Featuring Tony Starlight, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners, Music, Comedy, Song, Dance & More!

October 3 @ Alberta Rose Theater – Every show will bring bits, schtick and musical acts bound to astound, astonish and thrill you! Song & dance, comedy & theatrics, string bands, classical & eclectic; the outrageous & the delightful variety of acts combine to tickle and entertain.

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Win Tickets ($40): Ash @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative Rock

October 6 @ Crystal Ballroom – Ash is a Northern Irish alternative rock band, formed in Downpatrick in 1992 by vocalist and guitarist Tim Wheeler, bassist Mark Hamilton and drummer Rick McMurray. As a three-piece, they released mini-album Trailer in 1994, followed by 1977 in 1996. This 1996 release was named by NME as one of the 500 greatest albums of all time. After the success of their full debut the band recruited Charlotte Hatherley as a guitarist and vocalist, releasing their second record Nu-Clear Sounds in 1998. After narrowly avoiding bankruptcy the band released Free All Angels in 2001 and a string of successful singles.

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Win Tickets ($24): Portland Halloween Villains & Vixens: Musical Cabaret @ Twilight Theater Company | All your favorite evil-doers from Movies, Broadway, and Pop Music

October 2-3 @ Twilight Theater Company – Twilight Theater Company & Torchsong Entertainment presents “Villains & Vixens” the spooktacular musical cabaret featuring songs from your favorite evil-doers from movies, musicals, and even the pop music world.

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Win Tickets ($40): Skeleton Piano Dances @ BodyVox Dance Center | Featuring Agnieszka Laska Dancers, Video Art, Modern Music

October 3-4 @ BodyVox Dance Center – “Skeleton Piano Dances” is a new multimedia dance theater production that harnesses the fluid energy at the intersection of artistic disciplines to chart the human condition and communicate the essence of emotion.

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Win Tickets ($40): Angel Olsen @ Revolution Hall | w/ Alex Cameron, Indie Rock, Alternative

October 6 @ Revolution Hall – Many of the superlatives describing Angel Olsen refer to how seemingly little it takes for her to leave an audience speechless, even spellbound. But Olsen has never been as timid as those descriptors imply, and the noisy, fiery hints in her earlier work find a fuller expression on her newest LP, Burn Your Fire for No Witness. Here, Olsen sings with full-throated exultation, admonition, and bold, expressive melody. Also, with the help of producer John Congleton, her music now crackles with a churning, rumbling low end and a brighter energy.

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Celebrate Oregon’s Recreational Cannabis Debut w/ Leafly Food Truck Takeover | Free Bites, Marijuana / Pot, Giveaways, Portland After Party @ Doug Fir Lounge

October 1 – October 1st heralds Oregon’s first official day of recreational cannabis sales, and Leafly is set to take over Portland to mark the momentous occasion. Prohibition is on the way out, and Leafly is ready to soak up the positive vibes and celebrate with you and some of our favorite Portland stores and partners.

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Soul of the City 2015 – Music: The Universal Language Benefit for Self Enhancement, Inc. | Music, Dinner, Auction & More!

October 3 ! Self Enhancement, Inc – Enjoy a beautiful dinner out while raising funds for Self Enhancement, Inc! Soul of the City includes and evening of special musical guests, students performers, music, dinner & auction!

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Portland Nursery Fall Apple & Pear Tasting 2015 | FREE, 60+ Varieties, Samples, Scarecrow Contest, Fresh Pressed Cider Demos & More!

October 9-11 & 16-18 @ Portland Nursery – About the time the leaves begin to change color, it’s time to celebrate the abundance of apples and pears. We’re always well-supplied with a large variety of apples and pears to taste and purchase by the pound, as many as 60 different varieties in all!

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Rose City Round @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour Tuesdays, Songwriter Residency Featuring Ryan Barber, Nathan Baumgartner & More!

September 29 @ Kelly’s Olympian – Rose City Round is a revolving songwriter residency and podcast taping held at Kelly’s Olympian. Every Tuesday from 7-9pm, three singers take turns performing and discussing their original compositions.

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Win Tickets ($40): Tyrone Wells w/ Joe Brooks @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Rock, Pop, Soul, Acoustic

October 1 @ Alberta Rose Theater – He’s really normal and totally un-amazing. He tours quite a bit. He’s trying to find some sort of balance in this crazy busy world. He’s thinking about going back to a good old-fashioned flip phone. He’s never written a “hit” song, but some people really like them anyways.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+): Country Girl Run, Animal Aid, Corn Mazes & Haunted Attractions & More! | September 24-27, 2015

Hello Portland! First weekend of fall and it’s promising to be lovely! Take in amazing views of the Columbia & Cascade Mountains on the Country Girl Half Marathon & 10K. Time is running out to see the Vaux’s Swifts at Chapman School. Nails Hide Metal is playing a FREE concert tonight. This is your last weekend […]

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Win Portland Tickets ($550+): The Wedge, Haunted House, 80s Video Dance Attack & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including German Film Festival, Creed Bratton, Four Horsemen Haunted Attractions & more.

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Win Tickets ($26): Karen Lovely @ Jimmy Mak’s | Album Release: 10 Miles of Bad Road, Blues, Rock, Soul

September 26 @ Jimmy Mak’s – Karen Lovely comes home to celebrate the long anticipated release of her 3rd studio album, 10 Miles of Bad Road, with a very special party September 26 at Jimmy Mak’s. Lovely’s standout performances have garnered awards and critical acclaim at festivals and venues throughout the US, Canada and Europe.

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Win Tickets ($50): Shawn Mullins @ Revolution Hall | Folk, Instrumental, Rock, Alternative

October 3 @ Revolution Hall – Evidence of Mullins’ newfound level of musical and lyrical ambition courses comes through with Light You Up (Vanguard Records, Oct. 12). This captivating new song cycle will likely be viewed as a flat-out revelation even by Mullins’ most fervent fans.

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Win Tickets ($90): Joe Jackson @ Revolution Hall | Fast Forward Tour, Jazz, Saxophone

October 1 @ Revolution Hall – Joe Jackson will be releasing a new album Fast Forward on Oct 2nd and touring the US this fall – playing new and old material, solo and with a new band. The tour kicks off September 29.

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Win Tickets ($20): Polecat w/Brad Parsons and the Local Talent @ The Goodfoot | Roots, Bluegrass, Country, Celtic & More!

September 26 @ The Goodfoot – Their unique instrumentation enables them to seamlessly blend genres including bluegrass, country, celtic, rock, reggae, and world music into their sound. The general appeal of Polecat comes from their unique take on roots music and their interactive and high energy live shows. Their goodfoot shows have always gotten hot!

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LAST CHANCE to Go Back in Time on Portland Spirit Totally 90s Dance Cruise! | Costumes, DJ Skippy

September 25 @ Portland Spirit – This weekend is your last chance to Enjoy 90s Dance Cruise w/ Portland Spirit – Dust off the denim overalls and flannel shirts. “Get Jiggy Wit” the 90’s aboard the Portland Spirit!

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