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Eyelids, Wild Bells and Paradise @ Secret Society | FREE, Special Show for Fans

As a fond gesture to all their friends and fans in Portland, local rockers Eyelids, Wild Bells and Paradise are playing a free show at the Secret Society on Saturday, September 27th. They encourage anyone attending the Project Pabst Festival (happening that same weekend) to come rock out with them if they are unable to get into an evening show or can’t afford a festival ticket that night.

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Win Tickets ($50): The Tony Starlight Show | Featuring the Reece Marshburn Quartet + Mike Horsfall & David Charvet

Experience the rebirth of The Tony Starlight Show! This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Tony Starlight Show, which has been an ever-evolving hybrid of music and comedy. What started out as ironic “lounge singer” music has turned into a combination of song parody, musical impressions and various tributes and commentary about iconic artists and trends.

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Win Tickets ($70): Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Jonathan Wilson, Singer-Songwriter, Indie rock, Post-hardcore, Folk

In that time he has recorded and performed in many bands and musical collaborations including Commander Venus, Monsters of Folk, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Park Ave., Desaparecidos, and most notably Bright Eyes, his main musical vehicle for the past decade.

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Win Tickets ($30): Said The Whale + Superhighway @ Lola’s Room | Indie Rock

Vancouver’s Said The Whale has been on a steady upward trajectory for the past six years, as relentless touring and a prolific string of releases have led to successes including a JUNO Award in 2011 for New Group of the Year and nationally charting singles.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($500+): Feast Portland, Ducks Football, Corn Mazes & More! | September 18-21, 2014

Enjoy these cooler temperatures, because the heat is back on this weekend! Sample tons of delicious treats at Feast Portland’s Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting. Corn Mazes have already opened, so check out the maze at Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch or The Pumpkin Patch! Head into the Gorge for the Hood River Pear Celebration and while you’re there take in a delicious Farm Dinner at Hood River Organic Farm. And don’t miss the Oregon Ducks Pac-12 Opener vs. Washington State Cougars!

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Corn Maze, Casino Night, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Old Crow Medicine Show, Casino Night, ANDAZ & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Wil Blades Trio w/Crack Sabbath Featuring Skerik @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Organist, Rock, Funk, Punk

Wil Blades, a native Chicagoan, has become the San Francisco Bay Area’s first call organist and is rapidly gaining momentum throughout the world.

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Candelaria with POPgoji @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Cumbia-dub, American Pop / Soul

Inspired by the raw, rootsy rhythms of cumbia, yet growing restless with only playing covers, they began to experiment with the style. They applied dub studio techniques and reggae style bass lines to traditional cumbia and other Colombian rhythms, developing a completely unique style of dance music with electronic sensibilities and a raw, live feel.

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Win Tickets ($50): Guided By Voices @ Crystal Ballroom | Part of “Project Pabst” w/ Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks + Pure Country Gold

Inspired equally by jangle pop and arty post-punk, Guided by Voices created a series of trebly, hissy indie rock records filled with infectiously brief pop songs that fell somewhere between the British Invasion and prog rock. After recording six self-released albums between 1986 and 1992, the Dayton, Ohio-based band attracted a handful of fans within the American indie rock underground.

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Grammy Award Winner Herbie Hancock @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Quartet, Jazz Giant

With a following as huge as his reputation, jazz giant Herbie Hancock sells out concert halls wherever he goes. The 14-time Grammy winner returns to Portland, this time with his quartet. Get yours seats early… they won’t last long!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($500+): Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Jade District Night Market, Instacart Free Delivery & More! | September 11-14, 2014

Prost! The Mount Angel Oktoberfest starts today! Enjoy the extended summer we’re having on the river on a Romantic Dinner Cruise, Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise or dance the night away on the Ship Show 3: PDX Boat Party, Radical 80s Dance Cruise, or Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party Cruise! Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series wraps up in the Gorge w/ The Best of Jethro Hill + find a new ride at the Fall RV & Van Show!

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Beach Party Cruise, The Skatalites, Music & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Old Crow Medicine Show, Scavenger Hunt, Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party & more.

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Asher Fulero Band @ The Goodfoot | Keyboard/electronics Maestro, Rock, Jazz, Psychedelic

Coming off of his grand July residency here at the Goodfoot, we welcome keyboard/electronics maestro, Asher Fulero and his eponymous band, which includes Shafty bassist, Brett McConnell, and the goodfoot All-Stars’ Darvey Santner on guitar.

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2014 Friday Early Escape Concerts Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Live Music, Full-service Bar

Start the weekend early! A one of a kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week!

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Tropitaal @ Goodfoot September 2014

Win Tickets ($30): Tropitaal featuring Rafi eL (LA/Dutty Artz) @ Goodfoot | w/ DJs Anjali and The Incredible Kid

Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid and guests combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Caribbean, Indian and Latin vibes.

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Rising Appalachia w/ Morning Ritual @ Star Theater | World, Folk, Soul, “Hypnotic R&B”

Rising Appalachia is a genre-bending force of sound that uses vocal harmony, lyrical prowess and diverse artistic collaborations to defy cultural clichés and ignite a musical revolution…Sisters Leah and Chloe tear into sound with sensual prowess as stages ignite revolutions and words light up spirit fires.

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Shafty @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets: Shafty @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Phish Tribute, Light Show

Aiming to bring the Phish experience to the much neglected Pacific Northwest, Shafty brings aspects of all eras of Phish together to celebrate the music and performance joys of said rock phenomenon!

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The Last Internationale @ Lola

Win Tickets ($40): The Last Internationale @ Lola’s Room | w/ The Eeries & Charts, Rebel Rockers, Alternative

Founded by New York City natives Delila Paz and Edgey Pires, The Last Internationale quickly forged a reputation for poetic, socially conscious songs and explosive live performances. Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), noted, “The Last Internationale are one of my favorites in the next wave of rebel rockers. They’re raw and real and mix East Village rock sensibilities with Battleship Potemkin firepower.”

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($950+): Color Run, Jade District Night Market, Football & More! | September 4-7, 2014

The weekend is back and so is the heat! Stay cool inside at several theater productions including Festival of One Acts, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, & Murder on the Ganges! Celebrate the bounty at Portland Farmers Market Tomato Turn On or get lost in the Corn Maze @ Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch. Jade District International Night Market returns Saturday and the Vaux’s Swifts are back in town! + Run with thousands of happy people at the Color Run!

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Duos Duet Better @ White Eagle Saloon | FREE, Promise the Moon, Powerhouse, Pretty Gritty

Bred from the rainy streets of Portland, Oregon; this duo weaves together the Celtic inspired acoustic guitar and heart-stopping vocals of Brance Pearson and Maggie Gibson, with an eclectic instrumental line-up of ukelele, mandolin, violin, guitar, light percussion and cello.

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Win Portland Tickets ($950+): Rare Beer Fest, Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Burlesque & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Pomplamoose, Jars of Clay & more.

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Win Tickets ($50): Live Wire’s Fall Season Premiere @ Newmark Theatre | Variety Show w/ Melissa Etheridge, Ural Thomas and the Pain & More!

Live Wire will launch its Fall 2014 season of its variety show on Tuesday, September 9th at the Newmark Theater featuring guests Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, local R&B sensation Ural Thomas and the Pain, and cancer researcher Dr. Brian Druker alongside host Luke Burbank.

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Katchafire @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($46): Katchafire @ Aladdin Theater | Roots Reggae Pop, R’n’B

Their latest release ‘Best So Far’ tips the hat to Katchafire’s classics in one amazing compilation for music lovers around the world, while the band is deep in studio mode creating their upcoming highly anticipated 5th Studio album.

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Win Tickets ($20): McTuff @ Goodfoot | Powerful Jaw-dropping Funk & Jazz

Hammond organist Joe Doria brings together some of the best of the NWmusic scene to create a powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz sound like you’ve never heard, exhibiting a mix of stellar musicianship, seasoned songwriting and deep groove where no musical stone gets unturned.

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Win Tickets ($90): Old Crow Medicine Show @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | American Roots w/ a Rock and Roll Attitude

Old Crow Medicine Show (OCMS) have come full circle playing their own brand of American roots music with a rock and roll attitude. The quintet met in New York in 1998 and hit the road, traveling city to city in a van and busking in the streets.

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Win Tickets ($36): Trevor Hall @ Aladdin Theater | Acoustic, Folk, Reggae, w/ Mike Love

Trevor Hall’s music – an eclectic mix of acoustic rock, reggae and Sanskrit chanting – echo with the names and teachings of divinities, while maintaining an incredibly and refreshingly universal message. While on the road, Trevor sees the stage as his moving temple, a place where he can share in the experience of his spiritual journey with his audience.

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Win Tickets ($50): Jars Of Clay @ Aladdin Theater | Christian Pop Rock, Acoustic

Writing songs about community as an aspect of shelter wouldn’t seem like a revolutionary idea. Neither would recruiting talented friends, both long-time and brand new, into your working environment. But for Jars of Clay, long-known as a self-contained creative organism, opening up the doors to let new voices speak into the process wasn’t the easiest decision.

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Rising Appalachia w/ Morning Ritual @ Star Theater | World, Folk, Soul, “Hypnotic R&B”

Rising Appalachia is a genre-bending force of sound that uses vocal harmony, lyrical prowess and diverse artistic collaborations to defy cultural clichés and ignite a musical revolution…Sisters Leah and Chloe tear into sound with sensual prowess as stages ignite revolutions and words light up spirit fires.

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Win Tickets ($60): 80s Video Dance Attack Returns to Crystal Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing

Dig out your neon mesh shirts, crimping iron and striped legwarmers to travel back to the 1980s! Classic music videos projected on giant screens complimented with a thumping sound system and light show, this dance extravaganza is sure to get the blood pumping! For one night only, Video did not kill the Radio Star!

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Win Tickets ($40): Pomplamoose @ Aladdin Theater | Indie-pop-rock-duo, w/ John Schroeder

Pioneering the style of “VideoSongs” on YouTube, Pomplamoose is a San Francisco-based indie-pop-rock-duo comprised of Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn. With the debut of their online presence in summer 2008, Pomplamoose (a derivation of the French word for grapefruit, pamplemousse) has garnered a significant fan following ever since.

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Dirty Revival (featuring Farnell Newton) @ Goodfoot | Modern Soul, Original Tunes, w/ Mark Sexton Band & FRIZZ

Dirty Revival is well known for their ability to excite and entertain their audience with everything from catchy original tunes to danceable ’90s hip-hop and R&B to unforgettable ’60s and ’70s funk and soul.

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Win Tickets ($68): Murder on the Ganges @ Newmark Theater | Indian Dance Adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder Mystery

There will be one detective, two murder victims, and many suspects. There will be multiple rounds of ‘interrogation’. But the mystery will be solved in one evening. Yes, it’s a murder mystery adaptation — and one with a difference.

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Trey Anastasio @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Founding Memeber of Phish performs w/ Oregon Symphony

Trey Anastasio is a founding member of the Grammy-nominated, genre-melding rock band Phish and has long incorporated classical elements in the band’s compositions as well as throughout his solo work.

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