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Portland 2015 July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways: Celebrations, Where To Watch Fireworks, Parades, Pictures

America celebrates Independence Day this weekend! As always, we have a large list of Portland July 4th weekend events including parties, dinners, shows, etc. This year, July 4th falls on Saturday, so there will be parties all weekend!

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Portland July 4th Weekend Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Win Tickets ($20): Chamber Music Northwest presents World Premiere of “Ralph’s Old Records,” Mozart & Lang @ Kaul Auditorium, Reed College | Kenji Bunch & Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.

July 6 @ Kaul Auditorium – A remarkable evening with two masterpieces by one of classical music’s greatest composers and two premieres from today’s. Experience Mozart, the world premiere of Kenji Bunch’s Ralph’s Old Records, and a West Coast premiere by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lang.

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2015 Sounds & Tastes of the Farm Harvest Festival on Portland’s Bella Organic & Pumpkin Farm on Sauvie Island | Organic Produce, Live Music, Animals, Wine/Cider/Brew Tastings, Hay Rides

Saturdays July 4-August 22 @ Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch – Come visit Bella Organic on Sauvie Island for Live Music and Fun on the Farm!

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Many Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300): World Naked Bike Ride, 90s Dance Cruise, B-52s & More! | June 25-28, 2015

The weekend is here and the HEAT is ON! Too hot for clothes?, How about hopping on the World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday? Stay cool on Portland Spirit’s Totally 90s Dance Cruise or Radical 80s Dance Cruise. Sip cooling Sangria at Hip Chicks Do Wine, The B-52s are at Oregon Zoo this weekend and today is Last Thursday!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,300): MusicFestNW, Northwest String Summit, 90s Dance Cruise & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including MusicFestNW, July 4th Fireworks Dinner, Northwest String Summit & more.

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Win Tickets ($40): Beat the Heat on Portland Spirit Totally 90s Dance Cruise | Every Friday June – September, Costumes, DJ Skippy

June 26 @ Portland Spirit – Dust off the denim overalls and flannel shirts. “Get Jiggy Wit” the 90’s aboard the Portland Spirit!

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Win Weekend Passes ($280): MusicfestNW @ Portland’s Waterfront | 3-Day, 2-Stage Festival, Foster the People, Beirut, Modest Mouse & More!

August 21-23 @ Waterfront Park – MusicfestNW is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music. The event will be an outdoor blowout with access to both stages, food, beverages and more. All ages are welcome! Each child under 8 is free when accompanied by a paying adult

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Win Tickets ($20): McTuff @ The Goodfoot | Jaw-Dropping Funk & Jazz, Organ

June 27 @ The Goodfoot – 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, exhibiting a mix of stellar musicianship, seasoned songwriting and deep groove where no musical stone gets unturned. McTuff is a straight up dance party featuring the impeccable Andy Coe on guitar and the incredible Tarik Abouzied on drums.

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Last Saturdays – Portland’s Biggest Dance Party @ Refuge PDX | w/ DJ O.G. ONE, Twerk Like Miley Contest, Bikini Contest, Cash & Prizes

June 27 @ Refuge PDX – Join the JAM’N 107.5 Street Team and dance the night away at Refuge PDX for Last Saturdays – Portland’s BIGGEST 18+ dance party!

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Rose City Round @ Kelly’s Olympian | FREE, Extended Happy Hour, Songwriter Residency Featuring Topher Walber, Pat Kearns & Matthew Ulm

June 24 @ Kelly’s Olympian – This week’s featured artists are Rose City Round : Nashville style writer’s round Topher Walber (Dead Teeth), Pat Kearns (Blue Skies For Black Hearts), Matthew Ulm (Old Age)

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HELLa FELLER! Presents James Adomian Thursday @ Doug Fir Lounge! | Featuring Bri Pruett + Nick Sahoyah

June 25 @ Doug Fir Lounge – JAMES ADOMIAN is a daredevil dancing queen – but don’t you know deep down he’s just a kitten! James is a prolific performer/writer/standup who is a staple in the comedy scene in LA, NY and across the country, recently honored as one of The Advocate’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2013.

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Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Caravan Campfires- Songs & S’mores w/ Maya Dorn @ The Tiny House Hotel | Every Wednesday, 7-10pm

June 24 @ The Tiny House Hotel – Join us on Wednesday evenings as we gather around the bonfire to make s’mores and listen to music by creative and talented Portland-based musicians. This week features Maya Dorn.

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Many Portland Father’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100): Cider Summit, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Oregon Zoo Concerts & More! | June 18-21, 2015

Hello Portland! Summer’s officially here and it’s Father’s Day Weekend! We’ve got tons of ways to treat Dad, like brunch, cruises & Deep Woods Revival w/ Red Yarn! You can even walk into Portland’s Sinful Past w/ Dad! Tour 4 unique homes on Rare and Amazing Architectural Tour or see if you can escape the Ritual […]

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Bunker Sessions Open Mic @ Kelly’s Olympian | Every Monday, Free, Hosted by Lee Aulson & Talon Bronson, All Skill Levels

Mondays @ Kelly’s Olympian – Come check out, Bunker Sessions Open Mic Night at Kelly’s Olympian on Monday evenings. 2 songs or 10 minutes, sign ups at 7:30 & starts at 8pm. All genres are welcome!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,100): Northwest String Summit, Father’s Day Events, Unique Architecture Tour & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, ARchitecture Tour, Northwest String Summit & more. FREE PORTLAND: We give out 100s of $$$ in free tickets every week including to many of the top music and art venues in Portland. Join our email list if you like free […]

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Win Tickets ($36): Project Pabst Presents Earth @ Revolution Hall | Drone Metal, Rock, Country, Jazz, w/ Federale, 1939 Ensemble

July 18 @ Revolution Hall – Earth is an American musical group based in Seattle, Washington, formed in 1990 and led by guitarist Dylan Carlson. Earth’s music is mostly instrumental, and can be divided into two distinct stages.

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Win Tickets ($50): Project Pabst Presents Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Revolution Hall | New Orleans Jazz w/ Son Little

July 17 @ Revolution Hall – The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz.

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2015 Portland Father’s Day Events: Brunch, Specials, Gift Ideas, & More!

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and there are many great Portland events this weekend to enjoy with dad including Portland Beer Week, Father’s Day Brunch, Portland Spirit cruises, architecture tour, Sunday Parkways & More! You can find updates on our Portland Father’s Day Weekend events calendar here.

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

June 20 @ The Goodfoot – 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.

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HELLa FELLER! Presents James Adomian Next Week @ Doug Fir Lounge! | Featuring Bri Pruett + Nick Sahoyah

June 25 @ Doug Fir Lounge – JAMES ADOMIAN is a daredevil dancing queen – but don’t you know deep down he’s just a kitten! James is a prolific performer/writer/standup who is a staple in the comedy scene in LA, NY and across the country, recently honored as one of The Advocate’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2013.

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DJ Cowboy’s Shut Up And Dance @ The Spareroom | Free, Underground Rhythmic Musical Experience

June 18 @ Spareroom – An underground rhythmic musical experience for those who simply love to dance, love the unrestricted pulse and energy of music.

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Live Music Nights @ Portland’s Streetcar Bistro & Taproom | Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar, 30 Rotating Taps, Happy Hour, Food & More!

Streetcar Bistro & Taproom is the Portland Pearl District’s Premier Beer and Brown Bar. Featuring 30 rotating craft beer taps, a wide selection of top shelf scotch & whisky. Stop by for Happy Hour, live music & food! This week’s live music features Salvatore Manalo, Christopher Woitach w/ John Knowles, Sky Bound Blue & more!

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Caravan Campfires- Songs & S’mores @ The Tiny House Hotel | Every Wednesday, 7-10pm- Featuring Johanna Warren

Wednesdays, June 17 @ Tiny House Hotel featuring Johanna Warren – Join us on Wednesday evenings as we gather around the bonfire to make s’mores and listen to music by creative and talented Portland-based musicians. Each week, we’ll feature local musicians with an emphasis on highlighting both well-known Portland musicians and on introducing exciting new talents to the community.

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Northwest String Summit Outdoor Music Festival @ Horning’s Hideout | String Band Competition, Yonder Mountain String Band, Elephant Revival, Fruition & More!

July 16-19 @ Horning’s Hideout – The 14th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 16 – 19, 2015. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. A family-friendly and locally-sourced festival, NWSS 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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Win Tickets ($80): Bootsy’s Rubber Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Funk, R&B, Historical-Classical-Funk-Opera

June 24 @ Crystal Ballroom – Bootsy (born William Collins, October 26, 1951, Cincinnati) is one of the all-time great funk and R&B bassist/singer/bandleaders. He formed his first group, the Pacesetters, in 1968, featuring Phelps “Catfish” Collins (his brother; guitar), Frankie “Kash” Waddy (drums), and Philippe Wynne (later of The Spinners fame). From 1969 to 1971, the group functioned as James Brown’s backup band and was dubbed the J.B.’s. In 1972, Bootsy joined George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. Collins and Clinton soon established a lifelong personal and musical friendship.

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Win Tickets ($60): Summer Sangria Party @ Hip Chicks Do Wine | w/ Plum Deluxe Teas, Live Music, Flights, Appetizers

June 7 @ Hip Chicks Do Wine – We’ll have live music by Manuel “Silky” Mayer, a wine tasting flight of 4 wines, a sampling of 2 Sangrias (also available by the glass and the growler) and some light appetizers all for only $15. We are have also invited Andy Hayes of Plum Deluxe Tea to be on site sampling and selling his refreshing teas! We’ll even be using the tea in one of our Sangria recipes!

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FREE Fridays & Saturdays in June at @ Portland’s Barrel Room Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring Nathan Temby & Ron Savage

June 12-13 @ Barrle Room Portland – Every Show in June is free and reservations are just a click away! This week see Nathan Temby with Special Guest; Ron Savage!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,000): Rye Beer Festival, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Filmistan & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Soulful Giving, Oregon Garden Brewfest, Northwest String Summit & more.

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HELLa FELLER! Presents James Adomian @ Doug Fir Lounge | Featuring Bri Pruett + Nick Sahoyah

June 25 @ Doug Fir Lounge – JAMES ADOMIAN is a daredevil dancing queen – but don’t you know deep down he’s just a kitten! James is a prolific performer/writer/standup who is a staple in the comedy scene in LA, NY and across the country, recently honored as one of The Advocate’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2013.

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Sweet Harmony Soul @ Oregon Summer Zoo Concerts | Featuring Grammy Winner Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin & Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers

July 25 @ Oregon Zoo – American Kid, Patty Griffin’s seventh album, is her first album of mainly new material since Children Running Through in 2007. In between, she made the Grammy Award-winning Downtown Church (2010), her version of classic gospel (though it featured three original songs). She also became a member of Band of Joy, the group in which leader Robert Plant and his cohorts meld British and American folk, rock and spiritual music.

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Grammy Winner Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass, Blues

July 24 @ Oregon Zoo – Almost three decades after winning a Grammy for Best New Artist and launching one of contemporary music’s most diverse careers, Bruce Hornsby still makes joyful noise as he discovers clever and expansive ways to chronicle dynamic musical snapshots of his often generously collaborative journey.

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