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Elephant Revival

Win Tickets ($36): Elephant Revival @ Aladdin Theater | Experimental Folk Americana, w/ Rushad Eggleston

The five members of Elephant Revival share a deep commitment to certain ideals: community; recognizing one’s place in the flow of the natural world; harmony. Holding on to these ideals in the midst of heady career growth and strong individual creative forces can be difficult, but they weather these storms with aplomb, and in doing so, have produced their best album to date. It is a document about striving for transcendence under “These Changing Skies.”

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Frazey Ford of The Be Good Tanyas @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($34): Frazey Ford of The Be Good Tanyas @ Aladdin Theater | Soul, Folk, Country

Frazey Ford, best known as the lead voice of beloved alt-folk band The Be Good Tanyas, returns with her second solo effort, Indian Ocean (October 14) — a lush album filled with songs about pain and dealing with tough truths, but also about love, contrition and being bold.

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King Tuff

Win Tickets ($30): King Tuff + La Sera @ Lola’s Room | Punk Rock Monday, Garage Rock, Indie Pop

No one involved was prepared to make a record, but an invisible hand pushed them to do it. Perhaps it was God or that special someone we all know and love called The Devil.

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Win Tickets: Screens PDX CD Release Party with La Rivera @ The Goodfoot | Synthedelic Electro rockestra, Neo-psychedelic, Rock

Seattle neo-psychedelic band, Screens, is coming to Portland to celebrate the release of their new EP, The Hooded Pink Falcon. As the inventors of crystal skully music, Screens puts a premium on soundtrack-like story telling.

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Win Tickets ($30): The Cabin Project, Lemolo and Natasha Kmeto @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Electronic, Orchestral Indie Pop, Siren Nation

Natasha Kmeto is a Portland-based singer and electronic producer who turns heads everywhere she goes. Armed with a taut dance floor sensibility and a flutteringly sensuous voice, she exudes the kind of confidence that can only come from a staunch commitment to her craft.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,350+): | Haunted Houses, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Comedy & More! | October 16-19, 2014

The weekend is finally here and Halloween is getting closer! Get in the spirit early and jump out of your skin at a Haunted House or see what lurks in the corn! Catch some of the hottest names in female comedy at All Jane & No Dick Comedy Festival. Zombies will be in the streets Saturday for Stumptown Zombie Con and on the screen Sunday at EastBurn. And NW Film Center’s celebration of sound and image continues with Reel Music Festival!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,350+): FrightTown, Erotic Ball, Bill Nye, Halloween Events & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Erotic Ball, FrightTown, Haunted Corn Maze & more.

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Win Tickets ($34): Robert Walter’s 20th Congress @ The Goodfoot | Soul Jazz, Funk, B3 Organ

Robert Walter performs all his own stunts. For 20 years, the San Diego native has been pulling drawbars and pushing the limits of the Hammond B3 organ.

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Win Tickets ($32): Kat Edmonson @ Alberta Rose Theater | Pop Rock, + Jazz Guitarist Dominic Castillo

A stunningly sweet singer with a uniquely expressive voice, Kat Edmonson’s music has a timeless sound. In a few short years, she has gone from singing in small rooms in her native Texas to concert halls and festivals around the world, playing dates with the likes of Gary Clark Jr., Lyle Lovett, Michael Kiwanuka and Chris Isaak.

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OU w/Amy Denio & All The Apparatus @ The Goodfoot | Folk, Mediterranean Joyride, Bourbon Soaked Blues, Musical Ruckus

OU’s vivacious original compositions with a folk sensibility, jazz with fiercely funky rhythms, topped with gorgeously lush vocals, sung in Sardinian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and English.

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Win Tickets ($50): Shawn Mullins @ Aladdin Theater | Folk Rock, Instrumental, Adult Alternative, w/ Max Gomez

Since we last heard from Shawn Mullins on 2008’s honeydew, the Atlanta-based singer/songwriter and bandleader has undergone a series of transformative experiences, leading to a second coming for the veteran artist.

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Win Tickets ($30): The Preatures @ Lola’s Room | Rock & Roll 5-Piece From Sydney

The Preatures are a five-piece rock band from Sydney, Australia. Fronted by Isabella ‘Izzi’ Manfredi on vocals and keys, alongside Gideon Bensen on vocals and guitar, lead guitarist Jack Moffitt, Tom Champion on bass, and Luke Davison on drums.

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Win Tickets ($40): 2014 Bollywood Horror XII Portland Halloween Party @ Holocene | Costume Contest, w/ DJs Anjali & the Incredible Kid + Micah Schmelzer

The longest-running Bollywood Halloween party in the world is a Portland original, a wild dance party celebrating twelve years of raucous costumed merriment hosted by DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid. This year features the sensory assault of five walls of Bollywood Horror visuals by Micah Schmelzer curated from Anjali’s collection of vintage and contemporary South Asian horror films.

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Win Tickets ($20): Kate Boy @ Holocene | Electrifying Synth-pop

Not a whole lot is yet known about the darkly tinted electronipop act Kate Boy, except that three of them hail from Sweden, and one from Australia.

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Win Tickets ($180): 2014 NW Film Center’s Reel Music Festival @ Portland Art Museum | 25 Films, A Celebration of Sound & Image

The Northwest Film Center is proud to present its 32nd edition of the Reel Music Festival, a two-week long, twenty-five film celebration of music and film, ranging from documentaries about musicians to performance films to movies drenched in popular music and musical tropes.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,400+): FrightTown, Corn Mazes, Zombies & More! | October 9-12, 2014

The weekend is finally here and the temperatures are cooling! Fresh Hops are in season, so check out the Hop Harvest Beer Days Festival. The NW Film Center’s Reel Music Festival & the Tattoo Expo both start Friday and continue through the weekend. Halloween season is in overdrive with Haunted Houses, Corn Mazes, Scary movies & theater!

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Win Tickets ($70): Convergence: The Desert @ Refuge PDX | w/ Minnesota, Huglife, Jackal, G Jones, Plantrae & More!

Minnesota is one of the most innovative and proficient electronic producers to come out of the West Coast bass music movement. His sound breaks aways from the various subgenres of EDM but holds onto origins of dubstep and hip-hop, creating a truly authentic experience for his audience.

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Win Tickets ($44): The Pimps of Joytime @ Aladdin Theater | Funk, Soul, Dance, Pop, w/ Moon Hooch

If you have yet to encounter the Brooklyn-based band, The Pimps of Joytime, prepare to take a funky ride! The PJT’s live events and recordings have captivated fans all across the country, as they have begun writing their own success story, show-by-show, and track-by-track.

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Win Tickets ($70): Matisyahu w/ Radical Something @ Crystal Ballroom | Reggae, Hip Hop, Rock, w/ Cisco Adler

Matisyahu has come a long way since 2005 when he released his breakout album, Live at Stubb’s (which reached #1 on the Reggae Albums Chart and #30 on the Billboard 200). Since then he has pushed himself dynamically and creatively, breaking with expectation at every turn and remaking his musical image with nearly every album.

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Tickets Now Available for Carpe Diem String Quartet @ Winningstad Theatre | Innovative Approach to Classical & Contemporary Chamber Music

Carpe Diem String Quartet is a boundary-breaking ensemble that has earned widespread critical and audience acclaim for its innovative programming and electrifying performances.

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,350+): FrightTown, Halloween Events, Haunted Houses, Women’s Comedy Festival & More!

PDX Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival, FrightTown, The MAiZE & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Modified Style Portland Fashion Show @ Ambridge Event Center | 30+ Designers, Showcases Fashions Made from Recycled Fabrics

Highlighting designs by designers of a variety of skill levels from under-18 to professional collections, this year’s fundraiser fashion show will include a raffle featuring donated items from a variety of local Portland businesses and a chance to purchase designs in a silent auction following judging. All proceeds will go to this year’s beneficiaries.

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2014 Brewers for Boobs @ EastBurn | 10+ Breweries, Fundraiser for The American Cancer Society, Vote for the Best Brew

On Thursday, October 16th from 5pm – 11pm beer-lovers can make a $10 donation to not only get to taste local beers, but also meet the brewers who make them while receiving a commemorative pint glass and the first beer on the house.

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Win Tickets ($40): Portland Sings Out @ Star Theater | w/ Courtney Taylor-Taylor & Zia McCabe of The Dandy Warhols & Much More In Support of Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods in Oregon

The event will also feature David Bronner, C.E.O of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, and Jerry Greenfield, Co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s, who will speak about Measure 92 and how Oregonians can get involved in the effort to label genetically engineered foods.

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Win Tickets ($30): Portland State of Mind Concert @ PSU | Featuring Radiation City, Hustle & Drone, TxE, and DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid

Get into a Portland State of Mind enjoying local bands Radiation City, Natasha Kmeto, TxE, and DJ Anjali & the Incredible Kid.

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Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show @ Barrel Room | For a Limited Time Try the New Dinner Option + Get Two Dinners for the Price of One!

Portland’s Longest Running Dueling Piano Show Bar has national talent every Friday and Saturday Evenings. Be sure to take advantage of the new Dinner and a Show Option! For a limited time only, guests can enjoy 2 dinners for the price of one – a $50 Value – Just $25 per Couple.

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Win Tickets: Jujuba @ The Goodfoot | Funk, 10 Piece Afrobeat Ensemble Featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi

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. Renowned for their ability to engage a wide variety of audiences, the band draws a dance floor full of smiling faces at every event.

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Nails Hide Metal @ Music Millennium | Free All Ages Show, Alternative Rock, Indie

Nails Hide Metal is a Portland based power trio playing original rock music. NHM blends melody, strong lyrics, driving rhythms and a distinctive effects based guitar sound.

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Friends of Chamber Music present Philharmonia Quartett Berlin @ Lincoln Performance Hall | Two Nights, Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Bartok

Formed in 1984 by principal concertmaster and string section leaders of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Quartett Berlin has celebrated a critically acclaimed career, establishing itself among the world’s premier string quartets with over 20 years of international concerts and a large and diverse discography.

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Jessica Lurie Megaphone Heart Band @ The Goodfoot | Jazz & Funk w/ Trio Subtonic feat. Dan Balmer

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist and composer Jessica Lurie returns to tour the Northwest this October, and is kicking it off in Portland with an ALL-STAR BAND for an exclusive engagement at THE GOODFOOT!!! October 8, some of the Northwest’s finest musicians on the jazz, funk and avant-garde scene come together to present the music of Jessica’s recent release “MEGAPHONE HEART.

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Reel Music 2014

Win Tickets ($400+): 2014 NW Film Center’s Reel Music Festival @ Portland Art Museum | 25 Films, A Celebration of Sound & Image

The Northwest Film Center is proud to present its 32nd edition of the Reel Music Festival, a two-week long, twenty-five film celebration of music and film, ranging from documentaries about musicians to performance films to movies drenched in popular music and musical tropes.

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Nails Hide Metal at Cartlandia’s Blue Room Bar | Free, Wednesdays in October, Drink Discounts, Giveaways

Nails Hide Metal is a Portland based power trio playing original rock music. NHM blends melody, strong lyrics, driving rhythms and a distinctive effects based guitar sound.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($800+): Home & Garden Show, PSU Football, Cheesefest, Oktoberfest & More! | October 2-5, 2014

The weekend is finally here and we have loads to things to check out this week. The Fall Home & Garden Show starts today and continues through Sunday. Learn some new things about Portland on Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery sinful past walking tour. Several Corn Mazes are fully operational, so take advantage of this lovely weather and grab your pumpkin! And get in the Halloween spirit this weekend at H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & Cthulhucon or at a creepy showing of The Turn by the Reformers!

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