Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Oregon Ballet Theatre, Soul’d Out Music Festival, Rose City Rollers & more.
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Win Tickets ($44): Visiting The Portland Japanese Garden in Spring: Flowering Plants, Art Exhibitions, Classes, Workshops
Come visit the spectacular Portland Japanese Garden, the most authentic Japanese garden outside of Japan. Featuring five traditional styles of Japanese gardens on 5.5 acres in the scenic West Hills of Portland, Oregon, this must-see, year-round destination. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Ladies Rise Up and Rock @ Alberta Rose Theatre | A History of Women in Music, w/ Michele Van Kleef (April 11)
Ladies Rise Up and Rock: Portland will be a retrospective show highlighting famous female singers from 1945 to the present day, headlined by local singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): 80s Video Dance Attack 9 Year Anniversary Party @ Crystal Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing (April 11)
Bouncy floor, killer light show, amazing sound system & multiple projection screens amplify the 80s Video Dance Attack experience! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): John Scofield’s Uberjam w/ Skerik’s Bandalabra @ Star Theater | 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 11)
It is a rare artist that can play more than one style of music with true fluency, virtuosity and sincerity. John Scofield can, and he proves it on his new Verve release, Überjam. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($100): Oregon Distillers Guild Presents TOAST Spirits Festival | 30 Distillers, 120+ Spirits, Food Carts (April 11-12)
The 4th Annual Toast event is an opportunity to taste from a wide variety of over 120 spirits from across the Northwest, the Country and the Globe. Whether your spirit preference is Whiskey, Rum, Gin, Vodka, Tequila, Brandy, Liqueurs – or even unique spirits like Absinthe and Aquavit – the estimated 30 distillers and producers at TOAST will have it covered. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Pint Glasses ($100): 2014 Buckman-Kerns Brewfest @ EastBurn | 8 Portland Breweries, Pint Glass, Food, Live Music (April 11-12)
It’s back! Come join us April 11th and 12th for the 4th year of celebrating the excellent breweries we are so lucky to have in our neighborhood. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): BeerQuest Haunted Pub Crawl & Ghost Tour | Meet the Ghosts Who Haunt Old Town, Beer Samples (April 11 & 12)
Your expert paranormal guide will introduce you to the ghosts that haunt Old Town, explain how they died, and where they have been seen most recently. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($24): McTuff @ The Goodfoot | w/ Skerik’s Bandalabra, Funk & Jazz Trio, Hammond Organ (April 12)
McTuff began in 2008 as an ode to jazz organ greats Jimmy Smith and Captain Jack McDuff, and has since evolved into a versatile and exciting group that has performed across the nation. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($100+): 2014 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & CthulhuCon @ Hollywood Theatre | Films, Readings, Discussions (April 11-13)
Join us for the best in feature-length Lovecraftian films, short films from independent studios, lively panel discussions of Lovecraftian film and literature, author readings, and the most comprehensive bazaar of Lovecraft and Cthulhu collectibles and merchandise you’ve ever seen! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Smash Some Balls w/ Smash Putt Mega Miniature Golf Apocalypse | Extended Through April, Mechanized Mayhem, VIP Lounges (April 11-13)
Smash Putt! Mega Miniature Golf Apocalypse returns to Portland for an epic throw- down. Presenting devious devices with wicked robotic brains engineered by industrial- art freaks of the Northwest – it’s putt-putt as you‘ve never imagined it, in a pop-up nightclub setting like Portland’s never seen. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($94): Rose City Rollers @ Oaks Park | Season 10, 2 Nights of Derby Action, Rose Petal League Debut (April 11-13)
This 10th year of Portland roller derby promises an expanded bout schedule with all new fan events, half-time entertainment and fresh new faces alongside seasoned veteran skaters. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($32): 2014 Oregon Ghost Conference @ Pioneer Community Center | Mt. View Cemetery Tour, Ghost Tours, Parties, Speakers (April 13)
The 3rd Oregon Ghost Conference will include guest speakers from all over the Pacific Northwest and the western part of the United States. In addition, the Conference will include special Investigations and Ghost Tours of Oregon’s oldest incorporated city. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($36): Fatoumata Diawara w/ Saratone @ Star Theater | 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 13)
She made the decision to dedicate herself to her passion, music. She worked to complete an album’s worth of songs and started recording demos for which she composed and arranged all the titles, as well as playing guitar, percussion, bass and singing lead and harmony vocals. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($34): Guitar Shorty w/ DoveDriver @ Mississippi Studios | 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 14)
Guitarist/vocalist and blues legend Guitar Shorty is a man of the people. With the ability to pack clubs and festivals as one of the blues’ most celebrated live performers (even before he had any nationally available recordings) and now among the top-selling recording artists in the blues world. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Caravan Palace w/ Bombino & Medium Troy Dub Orchestra @ Roseland Theater | 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 16)
The surprise breakout band of the last decade, the apostles of Electro Swing and precursors of a laidback yet terribly upbeat trend, is coming up with an evocative second album: Panic! This time, Caravan Palace takes us even farther than their first album and continues an amazing adventure almost started by accident. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): DJ Questlove @ Alhambra Theater w/ Moon Hooch & Steven Vaughn Kray | The Roots Frontman, “Jimmy Fallon” 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 16)
He is best known as the drummer and joint frontman (with Black Thought) for the Grammy Award-winning band The Roots, serving since February 17, 2014 as the in-house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Tinariwen @ Aladdin Theater | w/ The Melodic, 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival (April 15)
Tinariwen, whose back-story has variously been described as “the most compelling of any band” (Songlines), “the most rock’n’roll of them all” (The Irish Times), “hard-bitten” (Slate.com) and “dramatic” (The Independent), are both a dream and a nightmare for any aspiring music writer. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Arlo Guthrie @ Aladdin Theater | American Folk, Blues (April 16)
Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories and unforgettable classic songs as he carries on the Guthrie family legacy. With his singular voice as both a singer-songwriter and social commentator, he has maintained a dedicated fan base that spans the globe. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Cash For The Cause: A Night of Johnny Cash and Cocktails @ Castaway Portland | Prizes, Music, Food & Drink (April 17)
Join up to 500 Johnny Cash fans and enjoy an evening of delicious hors d’oeuvres from Vibrant Table Catering and Events, premium whiskey samples from Bull Run Distilling Company, beer from Lagunitas Brewing Co and cider from Cider Riot and the signature music of FOLSOM, with their amazing tribute to Johnny Cash. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): Lalah Hathaway & Ruben Studdard “The Meant To Be Tour” @ Crystal Ballroom | Grammy Winner, “American Idol,” “Biggest Loser,” Soul’d Out Music Fest (April 17)
Studdard’s new Verve Records CD Unconditional Love recently debuted at No. 7 on Billboard’s R&B Chart and he has recently appeared on NBC’s Today Show, Live! With Kelly & Michael and The Biggest Loser. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Celebrate w/ Oregon Ballet Theatre @ Newmark Theatre | Farewell Performance of Principal Dancer Alison Roper, 3 Pieces (April 17-26)
Oregon Ballet Theatre’s offering at the Newmark Theatre this season marks the end of an era with the retirement of Principal Dancer Alison Roper, who will perform the company premiere of Nacho Duato’s Cor Perdut in every show. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Portland Spring Beer & Wine Festival @ Oregon Convention Center | Easter Weekend, 20th Anniversary (April 18-19)
A welcome reprieve from the ubiquitous cabin fever that sets in over the course of a Portland winter, the Spring Beer and Wine Fest is an indoor event that delivers the celebratory vibe of an outdoor summer festival. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Easter BeerQuest “Holy Ghost” Haunted Pub Tour | Meet the Ghosts Who Haunt Old Town, Beer Samples (April 18-20)
Ditch the phony baskets this year and celebrate Easter with ghost stories and beer! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): 2014 Oregon Garden Brewfest in Silverton | 130+ Beers, Ciders & Mead from 65 Breweries (April 25-27)
A record 65 breweries will each feature two products, for a total of 130 beers, ciders and mead. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): 2014 Portland Red Dress Party @ Sandbox Studio | 1500+ Attendee’s, Cocktails, 2 Dance Floors, Live Entertainment, Fundraiser (April 26)
With the theme “Red Wedding” in mind, we’ve been hard at work creating what will surely be a night to remember. Guests will enjoy hosted food, beverages, specialty cocktails, live entertainment and music on two dance floors. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($170): 2014 Portland Taste Of The Nation @ Crystal Ballroom | 60+ Food & Beverage Artisans, Chefs Recreate Favorite Childhood Dishes (April 29)
From Lucky Charm Ice Cream and Fried Chicken Lollipops to Fluffernutter and Chocolate Milk, Portland’s culinary community will put an updated spin on their favorite childhood foods at Share our Strength’s 27th annual Taste of the Nation. To win, comment on this post here.
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