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2014 Portland Halloween Weekend @ Barrel Room | Barrel-O-Ween, Dia de Los Muertos, Dueling Pianos, Male Revue

Portland’s Largest Halloween Three Day Weekend Starts Thursday – Use Promo Codes to Save $$ on Tickets For ALL THREE DAYS

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Win Tickets ($60): Booker T. Jones + Ural Thomas & The Pain @ Crystal Ballroom | Grammy Award Winning Songwriter, Soul, Blues, Rock

It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity. On classic Stax hits like “Green Onions,” “Hang ‘Em High,” “Time Is Tight,” and “Melting Pot” the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient pushed the music’s boundaries.

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McTuff VS Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey @ The Goodfoot | Jaw-Dropping Funk & Jazz, Indie, Grunge Match

The truly incredible McTuff are once again joined by indie jazz legends, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, for a round-robin, no holds barred super jam. Throw a costume on (or not!) and roll on over.

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Win Tickets ($22): Portland Youth Philharmonic 2014 Opening Night @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | w/ Conductor David Hattner, John Harbison’s Concerto for Bass Viol and Orchestra & More

The concert will begin with Dawn and Siegfried’s Rhine Journey from Götterdamerung of Richard Wagner. PYP will then present the Portland premiere of John Harbison’s Concerto for Bass Viol and Orchestra.

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The Capitol Steps @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The Capitol Steps @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Put the Mock Back in Democracy

Political satire at its hilarious best – on Election Day no less! Cast your ballot, and then help the nation’s leading political satirists put the Mock back in democracy.

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Johnnyswim @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($40): Johnnyswim @ Aladdin Theater | Husband/Wife Duo, Soul, Folk, Pop

Diamonds, the debut LP from husband and wife team JOHNNYSWIM, is out now via Big Picnic Records. The music is receiving widespread critical acclaim:

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Win Tickets ($20): Chicago Afrobeat Project @ The Goodfoot | Hip-hop, Rock, Jazz, Funk, Dancing, Original Compositions

As practitioners of a “non-traditional” interpretation of afrobeat for more than a decade, Chicago Afrobeat Project frequently reinvents itself within a genre first pioneered by Fela Kuti. The group’s latest release Nyash Up!” shows the group redefining their signature version of afrobeat by incorporating elements of hip-hop, orchestra-like musical arrangement, and stylistic explorations of rock, jazz and funk.

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Win Tickets ($60): Mark Lanegan Band @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative, w/ Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss

Mark Lanegan is almost 50. He is also about to release a new album, titled Phantom Radio. It will be the ninth under his own name, but combine it with the collaborative albums he’s made, be it with Isobel Campbell, or Duke Garwood, or as 50 per cent of the Gutter Twins (his ongoing partnership with Greg Dulli), or his legendary first band the Screaming Trees, then the total is nearer 20.

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Win Tickets ($20): Siri Vik: Moon Shines Red @ Vie De Boheme | European Cabaret, German Theater Songs, French Chanson

With this unique double-bill, award-winning Kurt Weill interpreter Siri Vik and her quintet take on two iconic worlds of European cabaret.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($1,250+): Zombie Walk, Thrill The World, Distillers Festival, Run Like Hell, Halloween Parties | October 23-26, 2014

Watch your back! Zombies will take over the city this weekend for the Portland Zombie Walk & World Wide Thrill The World Dance. Although Halloween is next week, tons of parties are taking place this week including Rock the Boat Halloween Dance Party, Halloween Thriller VI Dance, & Bollywood Horror! Find some great deals at America’s Largest Antiques and Collectibles & the Hip Chicks Do Wine Portland Harvest Party. And one of Portland’s favorite runs, Run Like Hell, is Sunday!

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Win Portland Tickets from PDX Pipeline

Win Portland Tickets ($1,250+): Halloween Parties, Burlesque, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Erotic Ball, Haunted Pub Crawl, 80s Video Dance Attack & more.

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Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets: Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot | Grateful Dead Cover Band

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead.

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Dark Matter Transfer w/ Yak Attack & Galaxe @ The Goodfoot | Super-Kinetic Uber Jamband, Electronica, Hip Hop

Dark Matter Transfer is Portland Oregon’s premier super-kinetic uber jamband. Evolving from a wellspring of musical styles, DMT puts a unique spin on it’s ever-changing improvisation formula and creates a truly 1-of-a-kind dynamic original sound with roots in rock, funk, blues, jazz, noise, and electronic dance music.

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Hip Chicks Do Wine

Hip Chicks Do Wine Portland Harvest Party | Appetizers, Sangria, Live Music, Wine Specials

The grapes should pretty much be wine now and in the barrel and we’ll be ready for a party. We’ll have some great fall appetizers, fall Sangria, live music by Three for Silver and some great wine specials!

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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 ($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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