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The Lil’ Smokies @ The Goodfoot | 6-Piece Bluegrass Band, Northwest String Summit Winners

Hailing from the utopian garden city of Missoula, MT, The Lil’ Smokies exploded onto the progressive bluegrass scene in the winter of 2009 and haven’t shown any signs of fatigue since.

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Win Tickets ($50): Warren G @ Crystal Ballroom | Hip Hop, Funk, Rap, “The Regulator”

Aka “The Regulator” is one of the biggest names in the West Coast hip-hop. After growing up in Long Beach with his stepbrother Dr. Dre and his childhood friends Nate Dogg (RIP) and Snoop Dogg, he created the group 213. Warren wrote and produced the timeless single “Regulate” in 1994, which became one of the most important songs in American hip hop, and is Def Jam’s biggest single ever.

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FREE Fridays at Barrel Room! Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show | Featuring The Dueling Hobbits

Fridays are FREE days in March at Barrel Room. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($600+): Brewstillery Festival, Scrapbooking, Rob Delaney, Bridal Event ROCKED & More! | Feb 26-March 1, 2015

The weekend is finally here and we have tons of ideas to fill your days. Find the perfect pairings of beer and spirits at Brewstillery Festival. Ruthless! The Musical opens this weekend and Portland Art Museum is hosting Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945 for the next month. Geeks Who Drink Parks & Rec Trivia on Sunday and the funniest man on twitter Rob Delaney is at Crystal Ballroom. MarchFourth is celebrating 12 years since forming with two huge anniversary shows. This is your last Friday to enjoy PDX Pipeline Appreciation FREE Fridays at Barrel Room. And Portland Brides can plan an amazing wedding at ROCKED Wedding Event @ The Nines Hotel.

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Win Portland Tickets ($600+): MarchFourth, James Bond, Ruthless, Holi Hai & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including James Bond Dinner Show, 80s Video Dance Attaack, Martin Sexton & more.

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Win Tickets ($88): MarchFourth at the Crystal Ballroom | 12th Anniversary Show, Two Shows, Stilt Walkers, Hoopers, Vaudeville-style Dancers

MarchFourth tours the country year-round, spreading joy, exhilarating audiences, and miraculously succeeding at not killing each other along the way. (20 artists living together on a bus…HOW do they do it??) After 12 years and over 100 players participating in this extraordinary labor of love, the band has recently jumped to a new level of popularity on their recent tour, selling out west coast venues and doubling their attendance from previous tours.

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Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show @ Barrel Room | Featuring Chicago’s Dave Puszykowski, PDX Pipeline Appreciation FREE Fridays!

Show features Dave Puszykowski from Chicago. A featured playerat two of Howl at the Moon’s biggest venues (Ft Walton, FL and Indianapolis) and in 2013 he celebrated his tenth year performing by buying a minivan…because “that’s how I roll.” Special Guest, Ron Savage.

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Win Tickets: Stringtown Ambassadors LIVE ALBUM SHOW @ Alberta Street Pub | Fiddle-mandolin Folk Duo

Up and coming New-Folk duo the Stringtown Ambassadors take traditional music from America and the British Isles, polish it with a contemporary twist, then salt the outcome with a dose of road tested grit. The Live Album Show will mark the arrival of the Ambassador’s second album.

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Win Tickets ($60): James Bond Costume 007 Party & Dinner Show @ Tony Starlight Showroom | Costume Contest, Drinks, 7 Piece Band

To celebrate the style and the glamour of the world’s most iconic spy! Dry martinis, pressed tuxedos, vivacious vixens, super villains, nifty gadgets, evil henchmen, ethereal music and vivacious vixens. And did I mention vivacious vixens?!

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Win Tickets ($60): Galactic + Kung Fu @ Crystal Ballroom | Funk, Rock, Fusion, Carnivale

To make CARNIVALE ELECTRICOS, the members of GALACTIC (Ben Ellman, harps and horns; Robert Mercurio, bass; Stanton Moore, drums and percussion; Jeff Raines, guitar; Rich Vogel, keyboards) draw on the skills, stamina, and funk they deploy in the all-night party of their annual Lundi Gras show that goes till sunrise and leads sleeplessly into Mardi Gras day.

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Win Tickets ($20): PDX Jazz Fest & The Goodfoot Present: McTuff | 14th Anniversary Show, Jazz Organ

Our friends at the always amazing Portland Jazz Festival are helping us ring in our 14 year anniversary with a special show from Seattle’s McTuff. 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.

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Naive Melodies @ The Goodfoot | Talking Heads Tribute Band w/ Special Guests B Swizlo, An Evening of Beastie Boys & Meters

Naive Melodies was formed in Arcata, CA early in 2011, performing and honoring music created by Talking Heads. Sets are designed to interweave older and newer Talking Heads songs.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Beer Festivals, Seafood & Wine Fest, Home & Garden Show & More! | February 19-22, 2015

The weekend is here and there’s plenty to do such as pick which McMenamins Brews make it to Oregon Brewers Festival. Try something new at Black Out Beer Fest or satisfy your tastebuds at Chowder Challenge, It’s opening weekend for Ruthless! The Musical, and the final weekend of Skinner / Kirk DANCE ENSEMBLE. There’s only a few more days left of the International Film Fest and it’s going to be beautiful weekend in Newport for the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival!

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Win Portland Tickets ($650+): Beer Festival, Chowder Challenge, Martin Sexton & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Chowder Challenge, Black Out Beer Fest, Martin Sexton & more.

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FREE Wine Tasting at Oregon Wine Garden | Open Wednesday to Saturdays, Beautiful Views, Food, Celebrations, Weddings & More!

Oregon Wine Garden is a fabulous restaurant, wine center-tasting room and event space located next to the Charbonneau Public Golf Course. Gorgeous views, Wonderful Foods and did we mention FANTASTIC OREGON WINES.

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Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show @ Barrel Room | Featuring Sarah Hester Ross from Vegas, PDX Pipeline Appreciation FREE Fridays!

Fridays are FREE days in February at Barrel Room Show Features Sarah Hester Ross, from Las Vegas. NV., Recently of the National Tour of “The D*Word,” and “Spank” the Fifty Shades Parody, and San Francisco’s own Nathan Temby.

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Win Tickets ($70): Martin Sexton @ Aladdin Theater | Soul, Rock, Acoustic, w/ Brothers McCann

Remember that mix tape your friend made you way back when – the one that’s etched in your soul? Martin Sexton’s new album Mix Tape of the Open Road is that musical cross-country trip, blazing through all territories of style, as you cruise through time and place. This record is a charm bracelet of twelve gems all strung together with the golden thread of what Rolling Stone calls his “soul marinated voice.” Sexton will perform tunes from Mix Tape as well as your favorite Martin classics on this tour.

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MANY Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Dinners, Shows, Parties, Mardi Gras & More! | February 12-15, 2015

Valentine’s Day Weekend is here and we have tons of romantic events for you and your partner! Single and ready to mingle, check out Monster Truck Jam Speed Dating and Barrel Room’s Speed Dating or Tinder Meet-up! The Portland International Film Festival continues this weekend and now’s a good time to start toning your bikini body with Fitmob!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,100+): Valentine’s Day, Sexy University, Mardi Gras & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Valentine’s Day Events, Mardi Gras, Sexy University & more.

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Trujillo w/Audios Amigos @ The Goodfoot | Singer / Songwriter, Chicano Rock & Roll

Freddy Trujillo is a singer/songwriter/bassist who hails from Simi Valley, CA. He grew up in a highly musical family. His father, Fred Sr., sang and played guitar in various groups, including The Beethovens, an all-chicano beat combo who gigged all over the southland during the great garage-rock boom of the mid-1960′s. His sister A’me Loraine scored two top-ten dance hits in the early ‘90s.

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Win Tickets ($128): Portland Musician Stuart: Live at the Aladdin Theater | Alternative Rock, Full String Quartet, w/ Laura Ivancie

Debuting with a completely retooled new sound and band, Portland musician “Stuart‟ is scheduled to premiere in his first concert in nearly two decades – performing at 60 years old.

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Win Tickets ($60): Music Millennium Presents The Church @ Aladdin Theater | Space Rock, Alternative, Psychedelic, Ambient

IT’S A UNIQUE BAND that finds itself cherished as a bona fide legend in the ARIA Hall of Fame while remaining a virtual enigma to the world that knows its name. But maybe that’s no more remarkable than the mystery that continues to unfold within its own ranks.

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Win Tickets ($70): Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Tony Starlight Salutes the Stars of the Copacabana | Be a Part of the Glamour of the Great Nightclub Era

Have you ever felt like you are living in the wrong era and wish you could have been a part of the glamour of the great nightclub era? Have you dreamed of a classic dinner show with swinging music, comedy routines and real live showgirls? The all-new Tony Starlight Showroom has just the show for you.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas, Music Festival, Comedy, Trivia & More | February 5-8, 2015

The weekend is here and the rain has returned! Stay out of the cold and check out First Thursday. Try new beers at Lost In The Woods @ The Hop & Vine or find the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift at Unmentionable: A Lingerie Exposition! The Sabertooth Micro Fest Runs all weekend at Crystal Ballroom + Fridays are FREE days at Barrel Room. We’re thinking ahead to Valentine’s Day – plan ahead with our HUGE list of Valentine’s Weekend events, parties, dinners & More!

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Win Portland Tickets ($1,1000+): Valentine’s Day, Sexy University, Hannibal Buress & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Valentine’s Day Events, PDX Carpet, Sexy University & more.

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Dueling Piano Show Bar & Dinner Show @ Barrel Room | Featuring The Dueling Hobbits, PDX Pipeline Appreciation FREE Fridays!

Fridays are FREE days in February at Barrel Room. Since 2010, The Barrel Room lays claim to the longest running dueling piano shows in Portland. The show, which at times can get a “little cheeky,” isn’t just two players banging on pianos for five hours, We boast a Vegas style, Request Driven, Audience Interactive Show complete with Bits, Games, Sing-A-Longs, Comedy and some of the best players in the U.S.

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Win Tickets ($90): Judy Collins @ Aladdin Theater | Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend, Interpretive Folk Songs, w/ Rachael Sage

Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. Her impressive career has spanned more than 50 years. At 13, Judy Collins made her public debut performing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos but it was the music of such artists as Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, as well as the traditional songs of the folk revival, that sparked Judy’s love of lyrics. She soon moved away from the classical piano and began her lifelong love with the guitar.

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Win Tickets ($50): Valentine’s Day 2015 Portland Chamber Orchestra presents It’s Still Better with a Baritone | Broadway’s Best Boys – Rocky Blumhagen and Ron Spivak

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with the PCO and the world’s most romantic voice! Acclaimed baritones Rocky Blumhagen and Ron Spivak present a special edition of their two-man Broadway revue featuring some of musical theatre’s most impassioned ballads by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jerry Herman, Michael Valenti and many others.

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Con Brio @ The Goodfoot | R&B Groove, Hard-Rock, Dirty Funk, w/ Jelly Bread

Known for their fiery live shows, Con Brio is a living, evolving, testament to the power of soul.

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Win Tickets ($70): Eclectic Guitars: Grammy Award Winner Eric Johnson & Mike Stern @ Aladdin Theater | Rock, Blues, Pop, Country

Eric Johnson’s stature as one of the premier guitar players in contemporary music is his artistic trump card, backed by a Grammy Award and five nominations, platinum album, Top 10 hits like “Cliffs Of Dover,” praise from critics and the esteem of his peers. But the full hand of his talents marks him as well as a gifted songwriter, dynamic live performer, singer, pianist, song interpreter, and creator of a rich and diverse musical legacy.

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Win Tickets ($50): Lloyd Cole @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Rock, Pop, Indie Pop, Synthesizers

“I believe you should allow the songs to be boss,” said Lloyd Cole in discussing the muse behind his new album Standards. “And the songs were saying, ‘You need to make a rock record.'”

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Win Tickets ($60): Marcia Ball @ Aladdin Theater | New Orleans Blues and R&N, Boogie Woogie, Swamp Rock

The title track of Marcia Ball’s new album, The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man, is an irresistible tale of true love at the traveling carnival. It’s a story that nobody but Ball could spin, filled with vivid details, universal truths, and a rambunctious sense of fun and desire. With raucous horns punctuating Ball’s legendary piano pounding and emotional, melodic vocals, the song kicks off a CD of eleven dazzling originals and one stirring cover. The release mixes Ball’s Gulf Coast blues, New Orleans R&B, swampy Louisiana ballads,
and jumping, Tex-Mex flavored zydeco into a one- of-a-kind musical gumbo, a sound she has been perfecting over the course of her legendary career.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+): Super Bowl Parties, PDX Carpet, Comedy, Valentine’s Day | Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2015

The weekend is here and we’re one week into the replacement of the PDX Carpet. Show off your Carpet pride with a Carpet T-Shirt in Traditional Colors or Sports Colors. The Seahawks battle the Patriots this weekend in the Super Bowl – find a good place to watch on our party roundup. Rose City Rollers have 3 days of action, and two nights of Bollywood beats with Jai Ho! Bollywood Party and ANDAZ. We’re thinking ahead to Valentine’s Day – plan ahead with our HUGE list of Valentine’s Weekend events, parties, dinners & More!

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