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2014 Oregon Zoo Summer Concert Series | Tickets On-Sale April 25, Pre-Sale Code, Tori Amos, Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield

Oregon Zoo members may purchase tickets early, starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 22. Non-member music fans can receive a code to purchase tickets starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, by becoming a fan on the zoo’s Facebook page or following the zoo on Twitter.

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Dan Croll @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($30): Dan Croll w/ Panama Wedding @ Aladdin Theater | Electro-Folk Multi-Instrumentalist

Dan Croll is a fabulous new solo artist with enough facets for a whole band. He’s the electro boy with links to the folkie scene (Communion Records included one of his tracks on their recent New Faces compilation), a multi-instrumentalist whose songwriting prowess has impressed everyone from former Beatles to legends in the world of fashion and design.

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Ladies Rise Up and Rock @ Alberta Rose Theatre

Win Tickets ($50): Ladies Rise Up and Rock @ Alberta Rose Theatre | A History of Women in Music, w/ Michele Van Kleef

Ladies Rise Up and Rock: Portland will be a retrospective show highlighting famous female singers from 1945 to the present day, headlined by local singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef. The event is designed with patrons of the arts in mind, a chance to support independent women in this creative industry and relive music through its boldest eras.

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2014 Soul

2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival | Pink Martini w/ Oregon Symphony, Little Dragon, Diana Krall & More

2014 sees the the return of the fifth annual Soul’d Out Music Festival to Portland, featuring dozens of acts presented across a wide array of the city’s best venues. SOMF has quickly become a local and regional favorite known for its wide palette of world-renowned artists from across the musical spectrum.

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The Mike Dillon Band w/ Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey @ The Goodfoot | Punk Rock, Jazz

Here comes another great one! How many artists can claim being praised a “punk rock provocateur,” “jazz vibraphone visionary” and “percussion virtuoso” in the same sentence? There’s only one: Mike Dillon.

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Pink Martini with the Oregon Symphony @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Pink Martini with the Oregon Symphony @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Jazz, Latin, Lounge

Portland’s two favorite bands on one stage at the same time! Carlos on the podium. Thomas at the piano. Look out! These folks sold out three concerts a couple of years ago and will surely do it again.

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New Bums @ Lola

Win Tickets ($24): New Bums + Scout Niblett @ Lola’s Room | Rock, Indie Rock, Blues, Folk

New Bums is the grudging match-up of Donovan Quinn (Skygreen Leopards) and Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance, Comets on Fire, 200 Years, Rangda and who’s hiring?). They didn’t like each other at first, but now make sweet and sour music together over the light of the magical Sterno.

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TROPITAAL Goodfoot April

Win Tickets ($25): Tropitaal a Desi/Latino Soundclash @ Goodfoot Lounge | w/ DJs Anjali and the Incredible Kid

Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India (“Taal”) and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America go head to head in an all-night dance-off of epic proportions. Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Caribbean, Indian and Latin vibes.

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I Am The Avalanche @ Star Theater

Win Tickets ($24): I Am The Avalanche @ Star Theater | w/ Diamond Youth + Turnover, Punk, Rock, Americana

Portland, Or – Two years after the long-awaited release of ‘AVALANCHE UNITED’, I Am The Avalanche are coming at us with their third album ‘WOLVERINES’. It is, to use an obvious yet totally appropriate metaphor, a beast of an album, ten songs full of heart, ferocity, relentless passion and, of course, struggle.

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Mix Tape 2014 @ Alhambra Theatre

Win Tickets ($26): Mix Tape 2014 @ Alhambra Theatre | Electronic & Hip Hop w/ Solovox, Tope, Supraphonics & Father’s Pocket Watch

Mix Tape 2014 is a stellar lineup of four local acts coming together to give you a good reason get out for the night!

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Win Tickets ($30): Cherry Royale @ Lola’s Room | Southern-bred, California-based Psychedelic Funk/Soul Band

Cherry Royale is a sonic blend of various musical backgrounds, tied together by a mutual, life-long love of music. In addition to years of cultivating their passion and craft, each member of the group brings to the table previous experience with widely respected, groundbreaking indie groups.

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Win Tickets ($24): Dylan Jakobsen (Seattle, Wa) @ Lola’s Room | Alternative Country, w/ Still Region, Medium Size Kids, Walter & The Conquerer, Matthew Hartman

Dylan Jakobsen is an Alternative Country artist from Seattle, WA. Over the past year and a half, he has been able to share the stage with national artists Lee Brice, The All-American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, The Maine, The Henningsens, Parachute, Lydia, etc., and been featured on multiple radio and television stations as well as in Alternative Press Magazine.

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Win Tickets ($20): The Seamonster Invades The Goodfoot | McTuff, F2D (Funky 2 Death) & Bucket Of Honey

Tonight we welcome the house musicians from the venerable Seattle house of jam, The Seamonster Lounge (please go there when in town–they are kindred souls). Headlining the evening is McTuff. 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

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From Indian Lakes @ Slabtown

Win Tickets ($24): From Indian Lakes, The American Scene @ Slabtown | w/ Naive Thieves, Indie Rock, Alternative

“From Indian Lakes could easily be handpicked as one of the best alternative rock bands most people have never heard of. The California quintet blend intelligent and touching lyrics with entrancing rock to create a musical organism that sounds like Brand New’s poetic yet daring younger brother.” – Blare Magazine

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The Embers Avenue

The Embers Avenue Celebrates 45 Years This Weekend! Performances, 80s-Top 40 + Latino Dance Nights & Karaoke

Some bars make it five years and others make it to a decade. Well, as of February, Embers has been around for 45 years!

We’re celebrating this mammoth achievement all weekend long!

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Sheppard @ Mission Theater

Win Tickets ($30): Sheppard @ Mission Theater | Indie Rock & Pop, Austrailian 6-piece

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Sheppard @ Mission Theater. Since touring to sold-out crowds in the US in 2012 – including a 1500 cap show at Portland’s famed Crystal Ballroom – Sheppard have played to audiences in the UK, USA, The Philippines, Europe, Thailand (alongside Jason Mraz, Pitbull and Owl City), South Africa (Oppikoppi Festival), and even India where they played the NH7 Weekend festival.

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Beenie Man @ Tao Event Center

Win Tickets ($60): Beenie Man @ Tao Event Center | Grammy Award Winning Artist, Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Redman & DJ Piz, All Ages

One of Jamaica’s most crucial DJs, Beenie Man’s recording career stretches back to 1981, although it was in the sound systems where he later made his mark. The witty toaster began his true ascent to stardom in the early ’90s, and by 1994, his reputation couldn’t be beat. Then again, when you’re a recording veteran at age ten, one wonders just what took him so long.

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MANY Portland Saturday & Sunday Events: Watch Oregon Football, Sherlock Holmes, Tim Meadows & More!

The weekend is in full swing and there are many great events today and tomorrow including the The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at OMSI, Zombie Sundays @ The EastBurn, Tim Meadows at Helium, as well as many great concerts, theater, and more. Below are many great events this weekend as well as upcoming Thanksgiving [...]

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Americana Showcase @ Alhambra Theatre

Win Tickets: Americana Showcase feat. Rita Hosking, Brad Parsons @ Alhambra Theatre | Lauded Country-Folk

In scorching form” (UK Telegraph), Northern California’s own Rita Hosking sings of forest fires, culture clash, demolition derbies, the working class and hope. From major U.S. festivals to Bob Harris’s BBC show, Rita is moving audiences around the globe with her stories in song and doubly sweet and sinewy voice, “a captivating performer

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ABBA: The Concert @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | A Tribute to ABBA

Swedish group ABBA was one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of pop music, topping the charts worldwide from 1972 to 1982 and selling more than 370 million albums worldwide.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways (950+): Northwest String Summit, 8 Track Relay, Sand in the City & More! | July 18-21, 2013

The weekend is upon us again, and we can expect highs in the mid-80s. If you love live music, there’s plenty to hear this weekend from the Northwest String Summit to Wildwood MusicFest or stay closer to home and check out the Sometimes a Great Notion Festival and the 8 Track Relay.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland TIckets ($950+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Outdoor Film Series, Music of Neil Diamond & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Oregon Brewers Festival, Dan Hicks, Outdoor Film Series, Play ME, the music of Neil Diamond & M0re!

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2013 Northwest String Summit

Northwest String Summit Is This Weekend! | Last Day To Get Discounted Passes

Northwest String Summit is THIS WEEKEND and there are a limited number of tickets still available. You have until Wednesday, July 17, to get discounted 4-day passes.

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Play Me - Music of Neil Diamond  @ Winningstad Theatre

Win Tickets ($80+): Play ME, the music of Neil Diamond @ Winningstad Theatre | 10-piece Band, Rock, Soft Rock

Kicking off their maiden national tour, Play ME brings its sensational tribute to Neil Diamond to the Winningstad Theatre. You won’t believe your ears when you first hear New Mexico’s own Neil Diamond, recording artist Chris Waggoner performing some of the most beloved, iconic Neil Diamond tunes

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2013 Northwest String Summit

Win Tickets ($390): Northwest String Summit | Get Discounted Tickets Now Through July 17

You have until Wednesday, July 17 to get discounted 4-day passes to this year’s Northwest String Summit. Prices go up $15 for day of event passes so purchase today! The full music schedule has also been released, check it out here along with carpool information!

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2013 Northwest String Summit

Music Schedule Released for Northwest String Summit | Get Discounted Tickets Now Through July 17

You have until Wednesday, July 17 to get discounted 4-day passes to this year’s Northwest String Summit. Prices go up $15 for day of event passes so purchase today! The full music schedule has also been released, check it out here along with carpool information!

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Amplified Microsoft

Vote Your Favorite Band Into The Spotlight | Local Band Will Perform With weezer at Microsoft Store Opening

Which local Semi-Finalist band will get to open for weezer at the grand opening of the Microsoft retail store? It’s all up to you! Check out the music videos submitted by local Semi-Finalist bands below and register to vote for your favorite.

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Reeble Jar @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets: Reeble Jar w/ Lesser Bangs @ The Goodfoot | Funk, Electronic, Jazz

Eugene’s Reeble Jar is an instrumental dance band that melds deep funk with electronic elements, as well as strong nods to jazz and various music from around the globe.

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Amplified by Microsoft

Enter For A Chance To Open For weezer @ Amplified by Microsoft Grand Opening Concert

This could be your big moment! Calling all aspiring rock stars. The Microsoft retail store could be your ticket to greatness. Compete for the opportunity to open for at our Portland grand opening and celebrate the opening of the new Microsoft retail store in your community.

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KPSU Cruise @ Portland Spirit

Win Tickets ($30): KPSU Kruise II w/ Onuinu, Grandparents @ Portland Spirit | Midnight River Cruise, Music, Drinks

A midnight cruise aboard the Portland Spirit with Onuinu & Grandparents | Presented by KPSU’s 2013 Radio Revival & PSPS. Proceeds benefit our efforts to bring freeform, student-run college radio back to Portland’s FM airwaves.

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Pet Shop Boys @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Win Tickets ($80+): Pet Shop Boys @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | All Ages, UK’s Most Successful Pop Duo, Tickets On-Sale Friday

Pet Shop Boys are the UK’s most successful pop duo with 12 Top Ten studio albums and 40 Top 20 singles, including four number one records. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe first met in 1981 and began writing songs together. Their first single “West End girls” was released in 1984 as a one-off single but the following year they signed to Parlophone/EMI Records and a new version of “West End girls” climbed to the top of the charts.

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HAPA @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($50+): HAPA @ Aladdin Theater | Pan-Polynesian Music, Acoustic Folk Rock

Like the Hawaiian Islands themselves, HAPA’s Pan-Polynesian music is an amalgam of infuences ranging from ancient genealogical chants to the strummed ballads of Portuguese fisherman, Spanish cowboys, and the inspired melodies and harmonies of the traditional church choirs of the early missionaries. Add to this a dose of American acoustic folk/rock, and you have what has been described as the “most exciting and beautiful contemporary Hawaiian music the world knows!”… (Maui Times).

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Win Tickets ($300+): 2013 Northwest String Summit @ Horning’s Hideout | National & Regional, Artisan Food Trucks, String Band Competition

The 12th Annual Northwest String Summit returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, Northwest String Summit caps its capacity at 4,500 attendees to ensure an intimate experience for all festival-goers at an incredible ticket price.

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