Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Summer’s End Block Party, Escapism Tour de Lab & more.
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Win Tickets ($90): See If You Can Make It Out In 1 Hour w/ Escapism Portland! | Unravel the Mysteries to Escape The Ritual Room!
Welcome to the headquarters of the Vox Aurea Society! You and a small group of like minded citizens have been chosen as possible candidates to join our Secret Society. However, you must prove you are worthy before being admitted to the inner sanctum. To win, comment on this post here.
Win A Quest ($49): Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries Over Summer Break w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!
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 ($24): Trixy and the Nasties Featuring Louis Pain (King Louie) @ Jimmy Mak’s | Funky Motown Infusion (August 29)
Trixy and the Nasties is a funky Motown infusion of some of Portland’s best musicians. We’ve got plenty of class, brass, and just enough sass to make being nasty a good thing. With classic Soul favorites from Etta James to the hippest B-side cuts of Betty Harris, it’s all about playing the songs that make you groove, take you back, or turn you on to some sweet tracks pulled straight from the vault. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): ANDAZ Bhangra Bollywood Dance Party @ Analog Theatre | w/ DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid (August 29)
ANDAZ is such a Portland institution it is mentioned in the travel guides Best Places Portland and the Moon Handbook Portland; fitting recognition for a monthly dance party that recently celebrated its 13th anniversary. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Yak Attack w/ Flying Spiders @ The Goodfoot | Live Electronica, Looping, House, Breakbeat, Downtempo & More! (August 29)
Yak Attack will make you dance. Founded in Portland, OR in 2013, the live electronica trio has been making waves in the local scene and expanding its fan base regionally in its short history. Rowan Cobb (bass), Dave Dernovsek (keys) and Devin Weston (drums) combine skilled playing with live looping and effects, resulting in expansive sonic terrain and heightened peaks well beyond the capabilities of most live trios. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): Havana Nights Salsa Dance w/ Cuban Orchestra Melao de Cuba @ Mississippi Pizza Pub | Dance Lesson, AfroCuban Salsa Latin Jazz (August 29)
Salsa music is exemplary of all things Cuban, in the sense it is warm, sensual and easygoing. Use the conga, horns and cowbell rhythms to take your hips for a journey. Just as molasses is transformed into rum, one of the oldest spirits of the world, Melao de Cuba transforms elements of Afro-Cuban and Spanish music into vibrant, danceable music that lifts your spirit and brings joy to your heart. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Summer’s End Block Party! @ Cafe Castagna | Lamb Skewers, Honey Soda, Mead Cocktails, Live Music, Honey Ice Cream & More! (August 30)
Join us for a block party on August 30th out on our patio! We’ll be grilling lamb skewers on the sidewalk and hosting a demonstration from our neighbors Bee Thinking! Inside we’ll be serving up honey soda and mead cocktails as well as beer and wine. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): The Psychedelic Furs / The Church @ Crystal Ballroom | Alternative Rock, Space Rock, Ambient (September 2)
If you were to dissect the alternative rock dominating today’s music, you’ll find that much of it pays homage to The Psychedelic Furs. Led by vocalist and songwriter Richard Butler, and his bass-wielding brother Tim, the Furs won over fans and critics alike by combining poetic lyrics, innovative rhythms and melodies driven by an aggressive, punk desperation. Through it all, the band scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty In Pink,” “Heaven,” “The Ghost In You,” and “Heartbreak Beat” in all releasing seven studio albums and spawning several compilations, a boxed set, and a live concert DVD. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($34): Vapors of Morphine (Featuring Members of Morphine) @ Crystal Ballroom | Low Rock, Psychedelic, w/ Indie Pop Group The Minders (September 3)
The ’90s band Morphine pioneered a new type of music – “Low Rock” – featuring the unusual yet seductive lineup of baritone sax, 2-string slide bass and drums. Morphine burned bright and fast but was snuffed out before it’s time. From its ashes have risen Vapors of Morphine. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($78): Tour de Lab – A Multi Pub Bicycle Tour | 19 or 41 Miles, Benefit for Dove Lewis (September 6)
Get ready to ride your bike with thousands of other doggerrific people for a whimsical day in support of DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital. Are you feeling playful like a puppy or strong like a bulldog? Choose your course of either 19 flat miles on the Puppy Dog Course (visits 3 pubs) or a 41 mile Big Dog Challenge (visits 4 pubs). To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Elephant Revival @ Aladdin Theater | Folk, Indie, Americana, Experimental (September 10)
That simple line atop Elephant Revival’s Facebook page contains only five words, but reveals volumes about the band’s reason for being. Music unites us in ways that no other medium can. Even when we don’t understand one another’s languages — we can be moved by a rhythm, soothed by a song. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose — the spirit of five souls working as one, in harmony, creating sounds they could never produce alone. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Jackie Greene @ Wonder Ballroom | w/ Lauren Shera, Rock, Folk, Blues, Indie (September 10)
“We live in such a fast-paced, hectic environment, I wanted to make a record that would invite people to step back and take their time to listen,” Jackie Greene says of Back to Birth, his first album in five years. “I wanted to make a record that would reward people who are willing to sit down and give it a couple of serious listens.” To win, comment on this post here.
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