Win Tickets: Freak Mountain Ramblers w/ Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot | Rock n’ Roll, Bluegrass, Blues, Country

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see the Freak Mountain Ramblers with the Garcia Birthday Band at The Goodfoot on Saturday, March 9, 2013. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, March 8.

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From our sponsors at The Goodfoot:
Freak Mountain Ramblers @ The GoodfootFreak Mountain Ramblers w/ Garcia Birthday Band
March 9, 2013
9 p.m. | $7 | 21+

The Goodfoot
2845 SE Stark St Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-9292 | More Info:

The Freak Mountain Ramblers present a unique blend of Rock ‘n Roll, Bluegrass, Alternative Country, and Country Blues. With a lineup including 3 members of the inimitable and notorious Holy Modal Rounders/ Clamtones amalgamation of the ’70s and ’80s, FMR has its roots in the underbelly of the alternative music scene that existed at that time both in Portland and across the country.

During the past 7 years the Freaks have accumulated a loyal following in the Portland area by dependably creating beauty and bedlam at their live shows, and by producing four CDs that successfully translate that energy and excitement to disk. Unlike any other band in the Pacific Northwest, FMR presents a show where the spotlight rotates among 5 lead singer/songwriters, each with his own distinct character and approach to life and music. The 6th member is a veteran drummer with his own tale to tell, and even an occasional song to sing.

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), based in Portland, Oregon, is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. But this isn’t a “tribute band!” Drawing upon years of individual and shared experience, these players are able to craft and transform these tunes into something fresh and original. Solid chops, tight arrangements and fine harmonies all contribute to the band’s musical travels and explorations of one of the greatest and most diverse songbooks of all time.

Always sure to raise the roof and keep the dance floor rocking, hoppin’ and shakin’, the band’s quickly growing fan base finds the community spirit and kind vibes contagious.

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18 Responses to Win Tickets: Freak Mountain Ramblers w/ Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot | Rock n’ Roll, Bluegrass, Blues, Country

  1. Mark March 5, 2013 at 3:21 pm #

    Wow, this looks like an incredible night of great music! I would love to get my FREAK on. I have never won one of these PDXPIPELINE contests before so please pick me! Thank you.

  2. Heather March 5, 2013 at 3:24 pm #

    Looking forward 2 a Freakin’ Great Time!!!

  3. Renee March 5, 2013 at 3:24 pm #

    I’m coming to Portland on Friday to celebrate my birthday! I’d love to include some mad bluegrass dancing into the celebration! Heck yes to live tunes, good vibes and getting funky!

  4. Gary Luc March 5, 2013 at 3:43 pm #

    Please choose me to win tickets to this show. Because it would be Far out Man, to Keep the faith, with the other flower children, and Give Peace a Chance. I would be feeling Groovy, turning on my love light and letting my freak flag fly high!

    Who has my miracle!?

  5. Steve March 5, 2013 at 3:46 pm #

    Oh man. This looks fantastic. Please choose me!

    The Freaks come out at night!

  6. McKinzie March 5, 2013 at 5:31 pm #

    I am freakishly freaked about how much I have been freakin’ working this freakin’ week. Please let me fly my freakin’ freak flag this freakishly freak-lovin’ Sat.

  7. David March 7, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    I just submitted my comment to win tix to see Sneakin’ Out on the same night. And then I realized I missed the deadline by, oh, just 3 days. So the good news is I’m free Saturday night, and would LOVE to see the Freak AND Garcia B-day Band. That’s my story.

  8. Cory Shird March 7, 2013 at 4:40 pm #


  9. William March 7, 2013 at 6:00 pm #

    Can I bring my Dog House bass or my Dobro?

  10. Stacy March 7, 2013 at 6:40 pm #

    I wanna get my ramble on..freak style!

  11. GMcCoy March 7, 2013 at 7:39 pm #

    I would like to go to this event and free tickets are preferable to tickets that cost money.

  12. Rachel March 7, 2013 at 8:06 pm #

    I’m ready for bluegrass!

  13. Tim March 7, 2013 at 9:40 pm #

    One more Saturday night!

  14. Janet March 7, 2013 at 10:47 pm #

    We’re lookin’ for a good time and it sounds like we might find it here!

  15. Scott March 8, 2013 at 5:59 am #

    Love me some blue grass.

  16. Anne March 8, 2013 at 9:04 am #

    Finger-picken’ good!

  17. Alex March 8, 2013 at 12:37 pm #

    because i never get picked :(

  18. Leonide March 8, 2013 at 2:08 pm #

    We would so appreciate these passes. Thank you!

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