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Dueling Pianos

Barrel Room’s Dueling Pianos Show is FREE Friday & Saturday | Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show

Friday & Saturdays – 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 […]

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Final Fridays: Bombshell!

Final Fridays: Bombshell! @ Paris Theatre | Drinks, Prizes, Pin Up Makeup, Burlesque, DJs and Dancing, Hosted by Emmy-nominee Sasha Scarlett

March 31, @ Paris Theatre – Final Fridays: Bombshell! Drag Queens. Burlesque Superstars. DJs and Dancing! At Paris Theatre, 6 SW Third Avenue. Join us for the Final Friday, March 31st as we celebrate with amazing show, amazing talent, amazing drinks and MORE!

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Shafty @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets ($20): Shafty @ The Goodfoot | Portland’s Tribute to Phish, Trampolines, Megaphones, Choreographed Dances, Vacuum Cleaner Solos & More!

April 1 @ The Goodfoot – Shafty is the country’s finest Phish tribute band! What began as essentially a goof – a chance to throw down some familiar dancey beats and jam for whoever felt like listening – ultimately lit a spark under the off-the-radar powder keg of Phish fans in the Portland music scene.

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Tinariwen

Win Tickets ($70): Grammy Winners Tinariwen @ Revolution Hall | w/ Dengue Fever, Tamashek guitar or ‘Assouf,’ Cambodian Pop

April 3 @ Revolution Hall – The new album by Tinariwen could well have been called Exile on Main Street. But other people have already thought of that. It also could have been called A la recherché du pays perdu (‘Remembrance of a lost country’). Except that would have been a tad Proustian for musicians […]

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Dan Cable Presents: All These Foolz w/Tribe Mars, Rasheed Jamal, and Sumalienz

Win Tickets ($20): Dan Cable Presents: All These Foolz @ The Secret Society | w/ Tribe Mars, Rasheed Jamal, and Sumalienz

April 1 @ The Secret Society – Tribe Mars are a soul/jazz/funk/hiphop act based in Portland. Keyboards, vocals, trumpet, guitar, bass and drums create this bands fresh yet slightly nostalgic sound that’s largely born out of improvisation. Drummer Robert and guitarist Brett of Northern California met keyboard player Andre Burgos of Philly while he was […]

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Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Win Tickets ($34): Robert Randolph & The Family Band @ Aladdin Theater | American Funk & Soul, w/ Raquel Rodriguez

April 1 @ Aladdin Theater – When Robert Randolph talks about his new album, Lickety Split, a few words come up over and over—”joy,” “freedom,” “energy.” Which is no surprise, really, because those are the same things that immediately spring into a listener’s mind when these twelve tracks from the virtuoso pedal steel guitarist and […]

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Jimi Hendrix @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets: Jimmy Russell’s Tribute to Jimi Hendrix @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | w/ Guitarist Peter Knudsen, Tyrone Hendrix on Drums, Etta Ward

March 30 @ The Goodfoot – The title pretty much says it all on this one. Guitar wizard Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys, Party City 2034) has channeled the spirit of Jimi so many times from so many stages that it was just time to make it an official show. So there you have […]

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McMenamins Syrah Dinner

Win Tickets ($90): Portland’s 2017 Grand Syrah Tasting & Benefit Silent Auction @ McMenamins Edgefield Winery | 80+ Varietals, Hors d’oeuvres Pairings

On Friday and Saturday, April 7 & 8, 2017, McMenamins Edgefield Winery will hold its 16th Annual Celebration of Syrah, a two-day revelry of wine, food and fun. The 74-acre Edgefield property will host winemakers from the Pacific Northwest and beyond who will showcase their best Syrahs throughout the weekend. Syrahs are bold inky-colored reds, […]

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Joe Machi

Joe Machi @ Helium Comedy Club | “Last Comic Standing,” “Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon,” “Just for Laughs Gala”

March 30-April 1 @ Helium Comedy Club – You may have seen Joe Machi as one of the Top 4 finalists on “Last Comic Standing”, being eliminated in the second-to-final round. Machi has been seen performing stand up on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” The CBC’s “Just For Laughs Gala” and has been a panelist […]

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It's Gonna Be Okay Featured

FREE Comedy w/ It’s Gonna Be Okay @ The Eastburn | FREE Weekly Stand Up Monday Nights, Kirsten Kuppenbender, Marcus Coleman & More!

March 27 @ EastBurn – It’s Gonna Be Okay is a free WEEKLY stand up comedy showase at EastBurn! The show is funny, smart, progressive, feminist, positive, and often heartwarming. The show showcases the best comedians in Portland along with national acts and is hosted by Barbara Holm

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portland-events

MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Tulip Festival, Spring Break Fun, Cider Rite of Spring, March Madness & More! | March 23-26, 2017

Hello, Portland! Spring is finally here and that means Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival opens this weekend! Celebrate Spring Break with a pamper day at Root Whole Body or treat the kids to Superhero Kiddie Disco. Samples from more than 100 ciders at Cider Rite of Spring Festival. Celebrate Elton John w/ Tony Starlight and keep […]

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Jak Knight

Jak Knight @Helium Comedy Club | Comedy Central Comic To Watch, Oddball Comedy Festival

March 22 @ Helium Comedy Club – Jak Knight is an LA-based stand-up, writer, and performer. He was named a 2014 Comedy Central Comic to Watch, and a 2015 New Face at the JFL Festival in Montreal. Jak has been featured performing on Comedy Central’s “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail”, “@Midnight”, and “Adam Devine’s […]

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Dumpstaphunk

Win Tickets ($50): Dumpstaphunk @ Aladdin Theater | New Orleans Funk, Groove

March 31 @ Aladdin Theater – Dumpstaphunk stands out among New Orleans’ best as one of the funkiest bands to ever arise from the Crescent City. Born on the Jazz & Heritage Festival stage, and descended from Neville family bloodlines, these soldiers of funk ignite a deep, gritty groove that dares listeners not to move.

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Dead Man Winter

Win Tickets ($40): Dead Man Winter @ Aladdin Theater | Rock & Roll

March 25 @ Aladdin Theater – Furnace marks a whole lot of firsts for the accomplished songwriter. It’s his first time putting his long-running, popular string band, Trampled by Turtles, on hiatus to focus all of his efforts on a more personal project. It’s his first time speaking so plainly and literally about something happening […]

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WHY?

Win Tickets ($36): Why? @ Revolution Hall | w/ Open Mike Eagle, Alternative Rock, Indie

March 24 @ Revolution Hall – The final words sung on the sixth album by WHY? are an apt place to begin: “Hold on, what’s going on?” Because while there’s much familiar about the oddly named Moh Lhean—mastermind Yoni Wolf’s sour-sweet croon, his deadpan poet’s drawl and ear for stunningly fluid psych-pop-folk-whatever arrangement—a great deal […]

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Rose City Rollers

Win Tickets ($76): Rose City Rollers @ Oaks Park | Wheels of Justice: Purple vs. White, Break Neck Betties, vs Heartless Heathers, Wreckers vs Castlegar BC’s Dam City

March 24-26 @ Oaks Park – What happens when you take the greatest roller derby team in the world, split them in half and let them bout each other? Sheer perfection. This ultra competitive bout showcases our veteran Wheels skaters as well as welcomes our new recruits to the team. Come check our your 2017 […]

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Whoopee! A Sex-Positive Variety Show

Win Tickets ($24): Whoopee! A Sex-Positive Variety Show @ The Secret Society | Burlesque, Stand Up, Music, Poetry, Bellydancing, Short Erotic Films & More!

March 24 @ The Secret Society – Whoopee! A Sex-Positive Variety Show is produced and hosted by sex educator and comedic storyteller, Amory Jane, and will feature Portland’s best sex-positive entertainers all under one roof. The acts and talents are diverse, but all fit the theme of sex-positivity, body-positivity, or human sexuality. There will be […]

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