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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($850+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Lents Street Fair, Street of Dreams & More! | July 24-27, 2014

The weekend is here! Don’t let these cooler temperatures fool you, highs are expected in the lower 90s on Saturday & Sunday; sounds like the perfect time to check out the Oregon Brewers Festival in Downtown Portland! Fresh off Jimmy Kimmel Live, Todd Glass is at Helium Comedy Club this weekend and Alley 33 is hosting an indie designer fashion show. Dream big at the Street of Dreams house tour, or get some new ideas at the Vintage Home Show. And Sunday Parkways takes over Northeast on Sunday.

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Win Portland Tickets ($850+): Radical 80s Cruise, Soulful Giving Blanket Concert, Glow Run & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the BeerQuest Tour, Oregon Zoo, Reggae Boat Cruise & more.

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Free 2014 Portland Movies @ Pioneer Square: “Flicks on The Bricks” | Frozen, Princess Bride, Ghostbusters, Jurassic Park

Starting this weekend, the Square will be transformed into Portland’s largest outdoor movie theater for the entire community to enjoy. Flicks on the Bricks will begin at 7pm with live entertainment provided by 101.9 KINK followed by the movie which will begin at dusk.

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Win Tickets ($50): 2014 Soulful Giving Blanket Concert | Shady Sandy River, Benefit, w/ The Slide Brothers, California Honeydrops & More

Spread your blankets and folding chairs under shady fir trees along the scenic Sandy River in Troutdale, Oregon and enjoy a fun-filled day on Saturday, August 2nd from noon to 8pm at the fourth annual “21 and over” Soulful Giving Blanket Concert with Pete Ferryman, Anchor at Good Day Oregon on KPTV Fox-12, presiding as Master of Ceremonies.

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Win Tickets: Jujuba featuring Master Drummer Nojeem Lasisi @ Goodfoot | 10-Piece Afrobeat Band w/ Full Horn Section

While an arsenal of percussion and rubbery bass lines hold it down, a full horn section punches through the rhythms and Nojeem works his magic above it all.

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Win Tickets ($50): Bob Marley Tribute The Original Wailers @ Star Theater | Reggae

Carrying the torch passed on by Bob Marley himself, original guitarist Al Anderson and original keyboardist and background singer Tyrone Downie have united along with a group of handpicked musicians to honor the history and integrity of Bob’s music with The Original Wailers.

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Win Tickets ($40): Tropitaal featuring NYC’s Uproot Andy @ Analog Cafe & Theater | 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.

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Win Tickets ($40): Imelda May @ Crystal Ballroom | Rockabilly, Blues

“The problem with an artist like Imelda May is that she’s so good, it makes a critical review almost impossible to write; her performance is flawless.” – Clash Magazine

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Freshly Squeezed w/ DJ Excel @ Saucebox | Pop Tunes, A Dance Party Without the Plastic Cups

Freshly Squeezed is a dance party without the plastic cups. We’re putting a fresh twist on your favorite pop tunes!

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2014 Downtown Portland Summer Outdoor Film Series: Top Down Rooftop Cinema Starts this Week | “Notorious,” Movies, Music, Food & Drinks

Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 10th annual program of cinema under the stars.

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Tycho @ Crystal Ballroom

Win Tickets ($40): Tycho @ Crystal Ballroom | Ambient, Psychedelic, w/ Christopher Willits

Hansen began releasing music over 10 years ago with The Science of Patterns EP. His first full-length, Sunrise Projector, came out in 2004, and as the critical acclaim continued in 2006 with the release of Past Is Prologue. He eventually met Ghostly and, like everybody else, they simply had to work with him.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,250+): NW String Summit, Berry Festival, Harefest & More! | July 17-20, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Summer’s bounty means there’s plenty to do this weekend such as the Oregon Berry Festival or a Hops & Vines Beer Supper! Heading east? Check out the Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival in Hood River and then stock up on on cherries at the Cherry Celebration! NE Broadway is hosting a HUGE Summer Sale and downtown will be covered in sand. Treat your ears to all the music it can handle at Harefest, Northwest String Summit, MS Bites & More! See some modern but vintage homes on the Vintage Home Show.

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Portland 2014 Harvest Festival on Sauvie Island @ Bella Organic & Pumpkin Farm | Sounds & Tastes of the Farm, Live Music, Animals, Wine/Cider/Brew Tastings, Hay Rides

The farm is the place for families to meet, share the bounty, enjoy nature and yes, listen to local sounds by local artists.

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Harefest, Summerland & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Hop & Vines Beer Supper, Oregon Zoo, Oregon Brewers Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($280): Outdoor Music Festival in Canby: Harefest 4 @ The Wild Hare Saloon | Tributes to Journey, Led Zeppelin, Heart, Rolling Stones & More!

Top-notch northwest tribute acts headline two days of nostalgic rock music, food, and drink outdoors in Canby!

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Free Portland Downtown Concert(s): 2014 Big Busk This Saturday

If there aren’t enough big Portland events for you this weekend, how about a free downtown concert around every corner? That is what you get with the Big Busk, which returns on Saturday.

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Chris Isaak @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Rock & Roll, Rockabilly, Roots Rock

The legendary rocker will be performing songs from his newest album, Beyond the Sun, as well as everyone’s favorite hits from his spectacular career, including “Wicked Game,” “Somebody’s Cryin’,” and “Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing.”

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2014 Sand In The City Info: Entertainment Schedule + Pictures & Video | 60,000 Attendees, Pioneer Square

Portland’s highly popular Sand in the City event takes place July 18-20 in Pioneer Courthouse Square. There will be FREE music every night including Petty Fever Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

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MS Bites @ Cartlandia | FREE, w/ Blue Room Bar, Live Music, Raffle, Food Carts Fight Multiple Sclerosis

Bike MS and Team Amulet are proud to present MS Bites. Enjoy live music, local food, and tons of raffle prizes to help fight multiple sclerosis! The Blue Room Bar and participating carts will be donating a portion of their proceeds during the event. All funds raised go to the National MS Society, Oregon Chapter.

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Boys II Gentlemen @ The Goodfoot | Featuring Members of The Quick & Easy Boys and Excellent Gentlemen

Members of Portland’s two biggest party bands join forces for an epic show heavy on dance hits from back in the day to the here and now.

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Noon Tunes Starts This Week! Free Downtown Portland Summer Concerts Series In Pioneer Square | Info + Schedule

With ten FREE concerts, and some of Portland’s favorite food vendors, the Square is sure to be Downtown’s summer lunchtime destination!

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Win Tickets ($20): Turkuaz @ The Goodfoot | A Funk Army of Multi-instrumentals & Singers

Brooklyn’s Turkuaz is a funk army of multi-instrumentals and singers that is part freight train and part tyrannosaurus rex, who—even on an off night—can blow away a room on the basis of sheer physics alone.

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Win Tickets ($70): “Summerland 2014″ @ Crystal Ballroom | 90′s Nostalgia Tour, w/ Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, Spacehog

One of Rolling Stone’s “10 Hottest Summer Package Tours of 2012,” the 3rd annual 90′s alternative music tour is proud to announce Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog to perform at each of 2014′s “Summerland Tour” dates.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,000+): World Cup Final, Distiller’s Festival, Antiques, Zoo Concerts & More! | July 10-13, 2014

The weekend is finally here! Take advantage of these warm temperatures and get enjoy a movie or concert in the park or treat your sweetie to a romantic dinner cruise. Liquor lovers have plenty to cheer about this weekend at the Oregon Distillers Festival + New Deal Distillery is celebrating their 10th anniversary! And Intel is hosting a huge family fun festival. Find some treasures at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles Show!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,000+): Distiller’s Festival, Oregon Garden, Maryhill Winery & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Electric Run, Oregon Zoo, Oregon Distiller’s Festival & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Strange Days: A Tribute to The Doors @ Aladdin Theater | Rock n Roll, Vintage Instruments, Look Alikes

Strange Days is the ultimate Doors concert experience. Formed and based in Los Angeles, California, Strange Days is the most realistic and impressive Doors tribute act in North America. They capture the magic…the mystery….and the madness of the Doors in their prime.

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Win Tickets ($88): The Best of Jethro Tull Performed by Ian Anderson @ 2014 Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series

Located along the Washington border of the Columbia River Gorge, just 100 miles east of Portland, Ore., Maryhill Winery is lauded as one of the top destination wineries and most scenic music venues in the Pacific Northwest.

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Win Tickets ($30): Sheer Terror @ Star Theater | Hardcore Punk, w/ Poison Idea, Long Knife & More!

Sheer Terror are one of NYC’s most notorious hardcore punk bands, as well as one of the nation’s most unlikely cult heroes.

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Win Tickets ($20): McTuff @ The 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. McTuff is a movin’ and groovin’ adventure, featuring the impeccable Andy Coe on guitar and the truly incredible Tarik Abouzied on drums.

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2014 Portland Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series Sundown at Ecotrust | Portland Cello Project, Magic Mouth & More!

Ecotrust heats up July evenings with the fifth edition of the Sundown Concerts. Sundown is quintessential summer in Portland – equal parts indie concert, block party, and classic Portland street fair.

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Win Tickets ($20): Live Music @ Cartlandia’s Blue Room Bar | PDX’s Only Cart Pod Music Venue, The Slants, Chinatown Dance Band

Having spent years touring the world as “the first and only all Asian synth-pop bands in North America”, The Slants will be having a decidedly local show on July 12th, playing their only summer show in hometown Portland at Cartlandia’s newly opened Blue Room Bar.

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Win Tickets ($60): The Fixx – By Request + Dischords @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Dischords, English Rock Band

The Fixx is ready to hit the road this summer….and they want YOU to choose what they play live!! It’s “The FIXX – By Request” – just contact them through thefixx.com, on Twitter at #FIXXSONGS or at facebook.com/thefixx and tell them your city and what FIXX song you want them to play live. The band will tally up the votes each night….and play the songs YOU DECIDE!!

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2014 Portland Concerts In The Park Schedule | Free, July & August

The 2014 Portland Concerts in the Park series kicks off Tuesday and runs throughout July and August at parks across the city. The concerts begin at 6:30PM except the Sunday concerts at Elizabeth Caruthers Park, which are at 3PM. All the concerts are free and family-friendly.

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