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Win Tickets ($20): Polyrhythmics @ The Goodfoot | Horn-Driven Funk, Hypnotic Grooves

Original hard-driving, modern Afro-beat and syncopated, horn-driven funk—that’s the recipe that Polyrhythmics have crafted and delivered to packed clubs, and festival crowds throughout the west coast in the past 3 years. The 8 members of this dynamic world-beat orchestra, weave a clever web of deep, hypnotic grooves, creative, yet melodic interplay, clever horn-hooks, and searing solos that ignite every dance-floor that has laid before them.

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Danny Barnes & Matt Sircely @ The Goodfoot | Experimental, Folk, Alternative

Long revered as a visionary in American music, Danny Barnes is joining with mandolinist Matt Sircely for a Northwest tour.

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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 ($39): Design Rocks @ Refuge PDX | A Rock ’n’ Roll Art & Design Gala from Mars, Portland Design Week

Design Rocks, a featured event of Design Week Portland, is an immersive concert experience and a meditation on the intersection of design and music.

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Win Tickets ($36): Parachute @ Alhambra Theater | Rock & Soul w/ Matt Wertz, Mikey Wax

Mixing full-throttle rock with dollops of blue-eyed soul, vintage R&B and melodic pop radio anthems in-the-making, Parachute has arrived.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($550+): Bike & Beer Festival, Oktoberfest, VegFest & More! | September 25-28, 2014

The weekend has arrived and so has fall! Mcmenamins is hosting Oktoberfest this weekend and the Handmade Bike & Beer Festival returns to Hopworks! Help animals at Animal Aid Casino Night at Northwest Forestry Center or take in a free museum on Saturday’s Free Museum Day. This is your last weekend to enjoy Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog! And treat yourself and your body at VegFest!

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Win Portland Tickets ($550+): Corn Maze, Fresh Hops Beer Festival, Handmade Bike & Beer Festival & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Bridgetown Comedy, H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival, The MAiZE & more.

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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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Escape Back to Summer on Portland Spirit’s Final Friday Early Escape Concert Cruise | Samsel and the Skirt, Full Service Bar

Start the weekend early! This weekend is your last chance to hop on an early escape Friday Concert Cruise!

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Win Band Swag + Gift Certificates: Portland’s Best Rock Duos Play @ Cartlandia’s Blue Room Bar | Free! When We Met, Chums, Dead Remedy

THE BEST RASPBERRY CIDER! Blue Room Bar has food, too! They also welcome you to bring in food from the food carts and enjoy it in the Blue Room Bar while having drinks and listening to live music!

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Win Tickets: Morphine Tribute Band w/ Joy Tribe @ Goodfoot | Sliding 2-string Basslines, “Low Rock”

Morphine is a rarity — bluesy, bare-bones rock & roll without any guitars, the trio relying instead on sliding two-string basslines, raucous saxophones, and wry, ironically detached vocals. During the mid-’90s, Morphine gained a sizable cult following in America, primarily due to good word of mouth, heavy college airplay, and positive reviews. Morphine combined blues and jazz elements with more traditional rock arrangements, giving the band an unusual sound.

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Eyelids, Wild Bells and Paradise @ Secret Society | FREE, Special Show for Fans

As a fond gesture to all their friends and fans in Portland, local rockers Eyelids, Wild Bells and Paradise are playing a free show at the Secret Society on Saturday, September 27th. They encourage anyone attending the Project Pabst Festival (happening that same weekend) to come rock out with them if they are unable to get into an evening show or can’t afford a festival ticket that night.

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Win Tickets ($128): The Tony Starlight Show | Featuring the Reece Marshburn Quartet + Mike Horsfall & David Charvet

Experience the rebirth of The Tony Starlight Show! This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Tony Starlight Show, which has been an ever-evolving hybrid of music and comedy. What started out as ironic “lounge singer” music has turned into a combination of song parody, musical impressions and various tributes and commentary about iconic artists and trends.

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Win Tickets ($70): Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Jonathan Wilson, Singer-Songwriter, Indie rock, Post-hardcore, Folk

In that time he has recorded and performed in many bands and musical collaborations including Commander Venus, Monsters of Folk, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, Park Ave., Desaparecidos, and most notably Bright Eyes, his main musical vehicle for the past decade.

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Win Tickets ($30): Said The Whale + Superhighway @ Lola’s Room | Indie Rock

Vancouver’s Said The Whale has been on a steady upward trajectory for the past six years, as relentless touring and a prolific string of releases have led to successes including a JUNO Award in 2011 for New Group of the Year and nationally charting singles.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($500+): Feast Portland, Ducks Football, Corn Mazes & More! | September 18-21, 2014

Enjoy these cooler temperatures, because the heat is back on this weekend! Sample tons of delicious treats at Feast Portland’s Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting. Corn Mazes have already opened, so check out the maze at Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch or The Pumpkin Patch! Head into the Gorge for the Hood River Pear Celebration and while you’re there take in a delicious Farm Dinner at Hood River Organic Farm. And don’t miss the Oregon Ducks Pac-12 Opener vs. Washington State Cougars!

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Corn Maze, Casino Night, Comedy & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Old Crow Medicine Show, Casino Night, ANDAZ & more.

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Win Tickets ($30): Wil Blades Trio w/Crack Sabbath Featuring Skerik @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Organist, Rock, Funk, Punk

Wil Blades, a native Chicagoan, has become the San Francisco Bay Area’s first call organist and is rapidly gaining momentum throughout the world.

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Candelaria with POPgoji @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Cumbia-dub, American Pop / Soul

Inspired by the raw, rootsy rhythms of cumbia, yet growing restless with only playing covers, they began to experiment with the style. They applied dub studio techniques and reggae style bass lines to traditional cumbia and other Colombian rhythms, developing a completely unique style of dance music with electronic sensibilities and a raw, live feel.

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Win Tickets ($50): Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks @ Lola’ Room | Part of “Project Pabst,” w/ + Pure Country Gold

Inspired equally by jangle pop and arty post-punk, Guided by Voices created a series of trebly, hissy indie rock records filled with infectiously brief pop songs that fell somewhere between the British Invasion and prog rock. After recording six self-released albums between 1986 and 1992, the Dayton, Ohio-based band attracted a handful of fans within the American indie rock underground.

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Grammy Award Winner Herbie Hancock @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Quartet, Jazz Giant

With a following as huge as his reputation, jazz giant Herbie Hancock sells out concert halls wherever he goes. The 14-time Grammy winner returns to Portland, this time with his quartet. Get yours seats early… they won’t last long!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($500+): Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Jade District Night Market, Instacart Free Delivery & More! | September 11-14, 2014

Prost! The Mount Angel Oktoberfest starts today! Enjoy the extended summer we’re having on the river on a Romantic Dinner Cruise, Friday Early Escape Summer Concerts Cruise or dance the night away on the Ship Show 3: PDX Boat Party, Radical 80s Dance Cruise, or Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party Cruise! Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series wraps up in the Gorge w/ The Best of Jethro Hill + find a new ride at the Fall RV & Van Show!

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Win Portland Tickets ($500+): Beach Party Cruise, The Skatalites, Music & More!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Old Crow Medicine Show, Scavenger Hunt, Jai Ho! Bollywood Beach Party & more.

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Asher Fulero Band @ The Goodfoot | Keyboard/electronics Maestro, Rock, Jazz, Psychedelic

Coming off of his grand July residency here at the Goodfoot, we welcome keyboard/electronics maestro, Asher Fulero and his eponymous band, which includes Shafty bassist, Brett McConnell, and the goodfoot All-Stars’ Darvey Santner on guitar.

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2014 Friday Early Escape Concerts Cruise w/ Portland Spirit | Live Music, Full-service Bar

Start the weekend early! A one of a kind summer concert cruise series featuring a different local band every week!

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Tropitaal @ Goodfoot September 2014

Win Tickets ($30): Tropitaal featuring Rafi eL (LA/Dutty Artz) @ Goodfoot | w/ DJs Anjali and The Incredible Kid

Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid and guests combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Caribbean, Indian and Latin vibes.

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Rising Appalachia w/ Morning Ritual @ Star Theater | World, Folk, Soul, “Hypnotic R&B”

Rising Appalachia is a genre-bending force of sound that uses vocal harmony, lyrical prowess and diverse artistic collaborations to defy cultural clichés and ignite a musical revolution…Sisters Leah and Chloe tear into sound with sensual prowess as stages ignite revolutions and words light up spirit fires.

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Shafty @ The Goodfoot

Win Tickets: Shafty @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Phish Tribute, Light Show

Aiming to bring the Phish experience to the much neglected Pacific Northwest, Shafty brings aspects of all eras of Phish together to celebrate the music and performance joys of said rock phenomenon!

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The Last Internationale @ Lola

Win Tickets ($40): The Last Internationale @ Lola’s Room | w/ The Eeries & Charts, Rebel Rockers, Alternative

Founded by New York City natives Delila Paz and Edgey Pires, The Last Internationale quickly forged a reputation for poetic, socially conscious songs and explosive live performances. Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), noted, “The Last Internationale are one of my favorites in the next wave of rebel rockers. They’re raw and real and mix East Village rock sensibilities with Battleship Potemkin firepower.”

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Ticket Giveaways ($950+): Color Run, Jade District Night Market, Football & More! | September 4-7, 2014

The weekend is back and so is the heat! Stay cool inside at several theater productions including Festival of One Acts, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, & Murder on the Ganges! Celebrate the bounty at Portland Farmers Market Tomato Turn On or get lost in the Corn Maze @ Bella Organic Pumpkin Patch. Jade District International Night Market returns Saturday and the Vaux’s Swifts are back in town! + Run with thousands of happy people at the Color Run!

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Duos Duet Better @ White Eagle Saloon | FREE, Promise the Moon, Powerhouse, Pretty Gritty

Bred from the rainy streets of Portland, Oregon; this duo weaves together the Celtic inspired acoustic guitar and heart-stopping vocals of Brance Pearson and Maggie Gibson, with an eclectic instrumental line-up of ukelele, mandolin, violin, guitar, light percussion and cello.

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Win Portland Tickets ($950+): Rare Beer Fest, Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Burlesque & more!

Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Mt Angel Oktoberfest, Pomplamoose, Jars of Clay & more.

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Win Tickets ($50): Live Wire’s Fall Season Premiere @ Newmark Theatre | Variety Show w/ Melissa Etheridge, Ural Thomas and the Pain & More!

Live Wire will launch its Fall 2014 season of its variety show on Tuesday, September 9th at the Newmark Theater featuring guests Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, local R&B sensation Ural Thomas and the Pain, and cancer researcher Dr. Brian Druker alongside host Luke Burbank.

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