Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including to the Northwest String Summit, Neon Dash, Portland Fruit Beer Festival & more.
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Win Tickets ($80): Johnnyswim @ Aladdin Theater | Husband/Wife Duo, Soul, Folk, Pop (May 30)
the duo were featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and played a NPR “Tiny Desk Concert”. They also recently performed their single “Home” on “The Late Show with David Letterman” and on Vh1’s “Big Morning Buzz Live”. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($27): 2014 Cheers to Belgian Beers @ Metalcraft Fabrication @ Oregon Coast | 50+ Belgian Inspired Oregon Brewed Beers, FREE Admission, Food Carts
Some of these beers are very strong so don’t drink on an empty stomach and drink plenty of water. Food is being served by local food carts. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): World’s Finest @ The Goodfoot | Wig Out Party w/ Buckle Rash, Ska, Bluegrass, Old School Country & Southern Rock (May 31)
World’s Finest is an eclectic five piece band whose shows span too many genres to list them all! It’s a ska-heavy sound with bluegrass leanings and the energy of a punk band. It’s here to make you feel good! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): Passport to Empowerment Benefit Party @ Star Theater | 300+ Movers & Shakers, Country & Cocktail Tour, Live Music & DJs (May 31)
Join Green Empowerment and 300+ other movers and shakers for a one-of-a-kind party-till-you drop benefit bringing together Portland’s business, civic, and non-profit leaders. GDJ guests will not only raise funds for renewable energy and water projects in remote villages but sample food and cocktails from each country, and form connections with new cultures and friends. Passport to Empowerment is a two-part event per the schedule below. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Trixy & The Nasties @ Jimmy Mak’s | Soul, Motown, R&B, Starlight Parade (May 31)
Pre-funk with us before the Starlight Parade at the venue of all venues: Jimmy Mak’s! The show starts early so we can wrap it up in time to catch the parade and party downtown-PDX style! Seriously, how can having so much fun in one night be possible? We don’t even know… but we’re sure ready to find out! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Throwing Muses with special guest Tanya Donelly @ Aladdin Theater | Indie, Alternative Rock, Post-punk
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Throwing Muses were the first American act to sign to 4AD, pioneering a singular form of ‘alternative rock’ years before the term existed. The band was formed in 1983 by step-sisters Kristin Hersh (vocals/guitar) and Tanya Donelly (guitar/vocals), who were both at high school at the time. Initially called Kristin Hersh And The Muses, the line-up was completed by bassist Elaine Adamedes and drummer Becca Blumen, who eventually gave way to Leslie Langston and David Narcizo respectively. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Shanghaiers, Saloons & Skullduggery: A Walking Tour of Portland’s Sinful Past | Kick A** Oregon History Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin (May 31)
Join Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin as we visit locations of famous saloons, bars and bordellos, card rooms and gambling dens, some of which are still in operation today! The tour will meet at Thirsty Lion Pub. Feel free to stop by early for a pint and grub! The tour will “end” outside of Mary’s Club, one of Portland’s most hallowed strip clubs*. At the conclusion of the tour, you can join Doug inside for an adult beverage! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($16): Put a Beard on It!: A Bearded Lady Competition @ Tonic Lounge | Musical Acts, Prizes, Comedians, Celebrity Judges & More! (June 1)
Come for the ladies and their beautiful beards, stay for the musical acts, Comedians, Vendors, bearded lady caricatures, cash raffle, rollerskating hotties, and local celebrity judges! Competitors- Come with your best game. Only the most epic beard or mustache stands a chance! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): Victor Wooten @ Aladdin Theater | 5-Time Grammy Award Winning Bass Player, Béla Fleck & The Flecktones (June 4)
He is an innovator, composer, arranger, lecturer, producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. He is a skilled naturalist and teacher, a published author, a magician, husband and father of four, and a five-time Grammy award winner. But those gifts only begin to tell the tale of this Tennessee titan. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($32): Jamestown Revival @ Lola’s Room | w/ Kris Orlowski, Indie-Rock w/ a Southern Slant (June 4)
Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance grew up together in the small Texas town of Magnolia. From a young age, they shared a love for music as well as the outdoors. About an hour north of Magnolia TX, there was some old family land with a dilapidated ranch house where they spent the better part of their adolescence. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($98): BeerQuest PDX Historic Bar & Brewery Tour | Hear Stories From Portland’s Wild Days, Dozen Samples, 3 Breweries (June 7)
Highlights Include: 12 beer samples from 3 breweries, Portland’s oldest bar, fascinating historical stories, a brewery tour and more. BeerQuest’s knowledgeable, local tour guides share unbelievable-but-true stories about local bars, saloons & speakeasies, prohibition, and iconic Portland landmarks. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($150): ‘Summer Wishes’ @ MotoCorsa | Cocktails, Food, Dancing, Benefit For Make-A-Wish (June 7)
Please join Make-A-Wish on June 7th for the hottest party of the season. Summer Wishes, hosted by the Make-A-Wish Junior board, is a fun evening of cocktails, food, dancing and music to help make local wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Guests can dance the night away while taking part in silent auctions and raffles to help local kids.To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Portland Fruit Beer Festival @ Burnside Brewing | All Ages, 50+ Beers & Ciders, Food, Homebrew Competition (June 7-8)
On Friday June 6th the Portland Fruit Beer Festival returns for it’s 4th year and largest selection of diverse and exotic fruit beer and ciders yet. With new beers and ciders brewed exclusively for this years festival the PFBF is excited to unveil the main festival beer list today with an additional 25+ rare kegs and firkins still TBA to the four rotating taps. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): Eels @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Chelsea Wolfe, Alternative Rock, Neofolk, Experimental (June 8)
EELS have had one of the most consistently acclaimed careers in music. The ever-changing project of principal singer/songwriter Mark Oliver Everett, aka E, EELS have released nine studio albums since their 1996 debut, Beautiful Freak. Mojo Magazine calls Everett “a member of rock’s very own League of Extraordinary Gentlemen,” while legendary troubadour Tom Waits says he “eagerly awaits each new release.” To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($320): PDX Urban Wine Experience 2014 | Afternoon of Food, Wine, Fun (June 8)
Join our eleven winery members of the PDX Urban Winery Association for an afternoon of wine, food and fun. Each winery will be pouring 2-3 wines and you will have the chance to hear about the wines from the owners and winemakers. Bottles will be available for sale and we will offer discounts on 6 and 12 bottle purchases. Mix and match wines from your favorite wineries for the discounts! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($100): Justin Hayward @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Mike Dawes, Rock n Roll, Classic Rock, Pop (June 10)
Justin Hayward was born on 14th October 1946 in the house next door to his grandfather’s in Dean Street, Swindon, Wiltshire. He was educated at Shrivenham School, Berkshire, and Commonweal Grammar School, Swindon, where he gained five ‘O’-Level passes. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($54): Rodney Atkins @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Singer-Songwriter, Country (July 10)
Rodney Atkins knows the value of taking the long way home, of veering off the beaten path onto that road less traveled once in a while. You can hear it in his music, in the lyrics of his smash new single, “Take A Back Road,” a song that celebrates that feeling of getting away from the noise of everyday life, really living in the moment, and getting right with your soul. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Carolina Chocolate Drops @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Grammy Award Winning African-American String Band (July 12)
In early 2012, Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops released their studio album Leaving Eden (Nonesuch Records) produced by Buddy Miller. The traditional African-American string band’s album was recorded in Nashville and featured founding members Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons, along with multi-instrumentalist Hubby Jenkins and cellist Leyla McCalla, already a familiar presence at the group’s live shows. 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.
Win Tickets ($80): 2014 Neon Dash @ Portland International Raceway | Nighttime 5K, Neon Glow Color, Black Lights, Music (August 16)
The original night time color 5k event, Neon Dash, brings their Live Bright Tour to Portland International Raceway August 16th, 2014. This night time fun run creates an experience unlike any other. As darkness falls, the light just gets brighter when participants are doused with neon fluorescent glow powder. After, they are lit up with professional-strength black lights, all while jamming out to their favorite tunes. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($98): Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus w/ Peter Frampton & Buddy Guy @ 2014 Maryhill Winery Summer Concert Series (August 23)
Kicking off in August, Frampton’s Guitar Circus will feature special performances with friend and celebrated guitarist Buddy Guy as well as other surprise guests. Last year’s Guitar Circus’ company included B.B. King, Robert Cray, Sonny Landreth, Steve Cropper, Dean DeLeo (Stone Temple Pilots), Don Felder (formerly of The Eagles), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Vince Gill, Roger McGuinn (founder/lead guitarist of the BYRDS) and many more. To win, comment on this post here.
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