Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Northwest String Summit, Mother’s Day Events, Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts & more.
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Win Tickets ($70): Wishbone Ash: Featuring “Live Dates” Performed Live @ Aladdin Theater | Pioneered Use of Twin Guitars, Hard & Blues Rock (May 8)
This Portland date will be the ONLY date in North America to feature songs from their album, “Live Dates”. Wishbone Ash, one of the new breed of Progressive Rockers, were quick to seize the opportunity; and in 1969, they were among those to take full advantage of this environment, producing their distinctive brand of melodic rock. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): 97.1 Charlie FM Presents 80s Video Dance Attack @ Crystal Ballroom | MTV Hits, Video Projections, Dancing (May 9)
Dig out your neon mesh shirts, crimping iron and striped legwarmers to travel back to the 1980s! Classic music videos projected on giant screens complimented with a thumping sound system and light show, this dance extravaganza is sure to get the blood pumping! For one night only, Video did not kill the Radio Star! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Break of Reality @ Star Theater | Cello Rock & Indie-Classical (May 9)
“Classic Rock” takes on a whole new meaning when Break of Reality hits the stage. The quartet’s boundary breaking music blends classical technique and rock’n’roll into something that brings together the best of both genres. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Rose City Rollers @ Oaks Park | Season 10, Guns & Rollers vs Break Neck Betties, Heartless Heathers vs High Rollers (May 9-10)
We’re kicking off the month of May with the Break Neck Betties facing off against the Guns N Rollers for a re-match. Will GNR deliver some payback for the Season Opener, or will the Betties reign supreme? Lace ‘em up. It’s time for derby. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Noble Experiment @ Red Star Tavern | Cocktails, Food, Music, Celebration Week (May 10)
Did you know there’s a Speakeasy in Red Star Tavern? You do now. Check out our Noble Experiment with Prohibition-era cocktails, bites and a live performance by Johnny Martin! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($98): BeerQuest PDX Historic Bar & Brewery Tour | 12 Samples From 3 Breweries, Hear Stories From Portland’s Wild Days (May 10)
Explore Old Town’s best bars and breweries and learn all about Portland’s beer history on this walking tour. Highlights Include: 12 beer samples from 3 breweries, Portland’s oldest bar, fascinating historical stories, a brewery tour and more. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): The Midnight Serenaders Springtime Show @ Tony Starlight’s Supper Club | 1920′s & 30′s Swing Music (May 10)
Yes, that’s right ladies and gentlemen. The Midnight Serenaders once again bring their brand of 1920′s and 30′s swing to Tony Starlight’s Supper Club & Lounge located in the historic Hollywood district in NE Portland. And, for this evening only there will be a special guest appearance by the female vocal trio the Libertine Belles. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($28): Garcia Birthday Band @ The Goodfoot | Grateful Dead Cover Band (May 10)
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. To win, comment on this post here.
Win a Quest ($49): Mother’s Day Special: Discover Portland w/ Mom on Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure | Save w/ Discount/Promo Code, City Tour
Urban Adventure Quest has created an interactive scavenger hunt that combines the fun of the Amazing Race with a three-hour sightseeing tour of Portland. Guided from any smart phone, groups make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute @ Dante’s | “A Jaw-dropping, Musical Must See,” Jackson’s Original Moves & More (May 10)
Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see. As the longest-running Michael Jackson tribute band, and the only one to predate his untimely passing, Who’s Bad has awed even the skeptics. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Epiphany @ Star Theater | An Expression of West Coast Female Talent w/ Natasha Kmeto, Laura Ivancie & More (May 10)
Natasha Kmeto is a Portland-based singer and electronic producer who turns heads everywhere she goes. Armed with a taut dance floor sensibility and flutteringly sensuous voice, she exudes the kind of beauty that can only come from confidence. Her tracks are sleek and energetic affairs, straddling the line between dance, pop, and RnB, percussively intriguing compositions that slide easily into the ear but aren’t so easily forgotten. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($54): George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ Crystal Ballroom | Funk, Soul, Rock, R&B (May 11)
George Clinton is one of the foremost innovators of funk music, and was the mastermind behind the bands Parliament and Funkadelic. Clinton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 with 15 other members of Parliament-Funkadelic. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Listen To Your Mother @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Portland Mother’s Day Special, Live Readings By Local Authors (May 11)
In 2010 Ann Imig debuted Listen To Your Mother (LTYM) in Madison, WI, featuring live readings by local writers on the beauty, the beast and the barely-rested of motherhood. Listen To Your Mother has grown into a national phenomenon, this year featuring productions in 32 cities. Each production is directed and produced by prominent local bloggers, as well as locally cast and sponsored. At least 10% of ticket sales from each show go to support a local cause. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Portland Chamber Orchestra presents “Pictures at an Exhibition” @ Lewis & Clark College | 2 Interpretations of the Renowned Mussorgsky Composition (May 11)
The concert presents two new and vibrant interpretations of the renowned Mussorgsky composition, led by two world class conductors. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($24): Gabrielle Aplin & Mree @ Lola’s Room | Ghosty Pop/Folk, Indie, Country (May 15)
English singer/songwriter Gabrielle Aplin shot to fame in the U.K. toward the end of 2012, when her haunting rendition of Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s hit “The Power of Love” was used in the Christmas advertising campaign for retailer John Lewis. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($36): The Best Of HUMP! Dan Savage’s Dirty Movie Tour @ Cinema 21 | Ordinary People Become Weekend Porn Stars (May 15-17)
Since 2005 the HUMP! Film Festival has challenged ordinary people from all over the Pacific Northwest to become temporary, weekend porn stars-by making their very own five-minute dirty movies for a chance to win big cash prizes! And they did not disappoint! The resulting short films run the gamut of sexual styles: straight, gay, lesbian, transgender… every color in the sexual rainbow… and some we never knew existed. Get inspired to create your own Hump submission by seeing the Best Of HUMP!, which is a collection of the best HUMP films from the past 5 years! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Calling Forth the Mythic Fire @ Hipbone Studio | An Evening of Wild Storytelling (May 17)
Please join Mythteller Brian Rohr as we engage in one of the oldest acts known to humans: listening to the old stories as a community shared in the ways of the oral tradition. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($74): Cage The Elephant @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Foals and Tiger Merritt, Alternative Rock, Garage Punk, Blues (May 22)
On Cage The Elephant’s third album, MELOPHOBIA, the rock band was faced with the challenge of finding cohesiveness in the ideas of five different people. After touring for nearly five years straight on their prior releases, 2008′s Cage The Elephant and 2011′s Thank You, Happy Birthday, the musicians took some time off the road, to write as individuals before getting back together in August of 2012 to begin work on MELOPHOBIA as a collective. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($79): Matt Nathanson & Gavin Degraw @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Folk, Rock, Pop, w/ Christian Burghardt (June 27)
Based in San Francisco, Matt Nathanson has evolved into one of the premier songwriters and dynamic performers on the music scene today. His 2007 album Some Mad Hope (his first for Vanguard) yielded the smash single “Come On Get Higher,” which has sold more than 2 million copies to date, as well as the subsequent hits “Car Crash,” “Falling Apart” and “All We Are.” The success of Some Mad Hope earned Nathanson a coveted spot as a VH1 “You Oughta Know” artist, while also resulting in appearances on such national television shows as David Letterman, Ellen,Conan O’Brien, Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson, Dancing with the Stars, Rachael Ray and The CMA Awards to name a few. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Festival Passes ($390): Northwest String Summit @ Horning’s Hideout | National & Regional, Artisan Food Trucks, String Band Competition (July 17-21)
The 13th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) returns to Horning’s Hideout (North Plains, OR) with the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands from July 17 – 21, 2014. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning’s Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning’s Hideout. To win, comment on this post here.
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