Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including MythBusters, New Year’s Eve Parties, Sinatra & more.
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Win A Quest ($49): Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries 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: Thursday Swing! Featuring Trashcan Joe, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners @ Secret Society | Dance Lesson, Food & Drink Specials (December 3)
Two live bands, two dance lessons, 5 hours of swing music and dance every Thursday Night!! Join us for $5 food and drink specials for happy hour from 6-8pm when all ages are welcome in the ballroom, and stay for the second band and lesson as the night heats up at The Secret Society! No partner necessary, and you are welcome to join us and watch if you’re not ready to step out quite yet! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Fab 4 Christmas Carol @ Twilight Theater Company | Torchsong Entertainment Presents The Charles Dickens classic set to the songs of The Beatles (December 5)
Looking for a unique and exciting alternative to traditional Christmas shows and concerts this December?
Torchsong Entertainment, along with Twilight Theater Company: Entertainment with Edge, have found the solution. The Beatles! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: The Goodfoot All-Stars @ The Goodfoot | Funk, Jazz, Soul, Americana & Afrobeat (December 5)
Several times a year we gather some of our favorite PDX musicians for a Goodfoot All-Stars gig. The band, which features current or former members of bands such as Leftover Salmon, Everyone Orchestra, Bootsy’s Rubber Band and Jujuba (as well as Oregon Music Hall of Famer, Carlton Jackson) is steeped in funk, jazz and soul, with a little Americana and Afrobeat on the edges. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($46): McMenamins Presents: LIFE DURING WARTIME perform the film “Stop Making Sense @ Mission Theater | Dance, New Wave, Classic Rock (December 5)
A VIP small theatre performance of the infamous “Stop Making Sense” movie. The boom box, The big suit, & the vibe! Get your tickets now, They are on their way to selling out!!! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($70): Grammy Winners Del McCoury Band @ Aladdin Theater | Bluegrass (December 6)
For fifty years, Del McCoury’s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans, as well as, a growing number of fans only vaguely familiar with the genre. “To keep the purity that you need to do this kind of music, and the drive and the energy takes a special kind of guy,” said fan Elvis Costello. Already the recipient of nine IBMA Entertainer of the Year awards, a Grammy in 2006 and the prestigious National Heritage Award in 2010, Del McCoury is being inducted into the International Bluegrass Hall Of Fame this fall. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($44): Sun Kil Moon @ Aladdin Theater | American Folk Rock, Indie (December 9)
Benji is the sixth full length record by Mark Kozelek’s Sun Kil Moon. The album was released February 11, 2014 and features guest musicians Steve Shelley, Will Oldham and Owen Ashworth. On August 20 of 2013, Mark Kozelek’s Caldo Verde Records released Mark Kozelek & Desertshore, the third record from Mark Kozelek and Phil Carney’s side project, Desertshore. 2013 also saw the release of Mark Kozelek Like Rats, 2 live albums, and the Mark Kozelek and Jimmy Lavalle’s collaboration, Perils From The Sea. Both Mark Kozelek & Desertshore and Perils From The Sea made Mojo’s top 100 best albums of the year. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Stumptown Stages presents The Great American Trailer Park Christmas Musical @ Portland’5 Centers for the Arts | “Cat-Fightin, Sun-Worshippin’ Chair-throwin’ Good Time!” (December 10 or 12)
This companion to the original The Great American Trailer Park Musical is just as much of a “cat-fightin’, sun-worshippin’, chair-throwin’ good time-—but with tinsel and Keg Nog.” To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): 6th Annual Portland Masquerade Ball @ Bossanova Ballroom | Featuring Vagabond Opera, Just People, DJ Manoj (December 11)
European Cabaret! Vintage Americana! Balkan Belly Dance! Neo-Classical Opera! Old World Yiddish Theater! Welcome to Vagabond Opera. Bohemian Cabaret ensemble Vagabond Opera is described by the Washington Post as “A band of ceaseless charisma, boundless energy, impeccable musicianship and more than a little touch of both the naughty and exotic.” The group delivers passionate offerings of Bohemian cabaret for young and old. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): Billy Gibbons and The BFG’s @ Revolution Hall | Perfectamundo Tour, Legendary Master of the 6-Strings (December 11)
With his signature bead and African headgear Billy F Gibbons is instantly recognizable. He’s best known as the centerpiece and one third of ZZ Top, the band that came together in 1969 and has stayed part of the American musical landscape ever since, the longest running major rock band still composed of its original members. Billy and bandmates, Dusty Hill and Frank Beard were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004, most appropriately, by Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, a longtime friend of Billy’s. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): Portland Winter Ball @ Bella Via | Regency Costume Ball, Dance the Night Away Like Jane Austen, Dinner, English Country Dancing (December 12)
Dance the night away as Jane Austen would have done at the ORS’s 2015 Winter Ball. Regency costume recommended; 1790-1820. Costume admired but not required. Dining, English country dancing, cards, portraits and more. Live classical music. A brilliant dance mistress (no prior experience required!) Ticket price includes event and dinner. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($36): Portland Story Theater Presents Urban Tellers @ Alberta Abbey | Stories of Compassion, Unscripted. Unafraid. Unlike Any Other (December 12)
Urban Tellers® pushes the boundaries between teller and audience, as stories filled with compassion and truth leave all transformed. This month, hear from Portland’s own Philip Schlachter, Lynn Fitch, Frank Engel, Bruce Livingston, Samuel Routh, and Mayah Frank. Doors open at 7 pm for a social hour with wine and beer available for purchase and entertainment provided by jazz quartet, Bamberger, Engel, Hines, and Eave. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): Sinatra by Starlight @ Revolution Hall | A Frank Sinatra Centennial Concert Starring Tony Starlight, John Gilmore and The Starlight Big Band (December 12)
Frank Sinatra was one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century. December 12, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth. Sinatra used the finest songwriters, arrangers and musicians of his time to create his signature recordings. Thorough vocal performance, production numbers and conversation this show will recreate those magical recordings and put Sinatra’s legacy into its historical perspective. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): The Dandy Warhols “A Christmas Carol” @ Crystal Ballroom | Portland Holiday Events, w/ Joel Gion (December 12)
For the fourth consecutive year the Crystal Ballroom is proud to again host the second night of The Dandy Warhols’ two annual holiday events with an all-ages holiday show. The theme for this year’s shindig is “A Christmas Carol.” Guests are encouraged to dress in their best past, present, or future holiday outfits! Come celebrate the holidays with The Dandy Warhols and friends. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Grammy Award Winner Judith Hill @ Alberta Rose Theatre | Pop, Soul, R&B, Neo Soul (December 14)
Over the course of her remarkable career thus far, singer/ songwriter Judith Hill has shared her musical gifts in a variety of ways. The Los Angeles native has been a background singer for such legends as Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Ringo Starr, and the late Michael Jackson, serving as the latter’s duet partner on the classic ballad, “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You,” which later became a highlight of Jackson’s posthumously released film This Is It. (Hill’s deeply moving performance of “Heal the World” was an indelible moment during the singer’s public memorial service.) To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): MythBusters: Jamie Hyneman & Adam Savage Unleashed @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall | Experiments, Audience Participation (December 16)
The all-new, live stage show “MythBusters© Jamie & Adam Unleashed,” starring Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, co-hosts of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series MythBusters©, promises to be an unexpected evening of on-stage experiments, audience participation, rocking video and behind-the-scenes stories. Fans will join Jamie and Adam on stage and assist in their mind-twisting and not always orthodox approach to science. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($60): New Year’s Eve: The Helio Sequence with Wild Ones @ Revolution Hall | Indie Rock, Psychedelic, Folk, w/ Kyle Craft (December 31)
The self-titled sixth album by The Helio Sequence began with a friendly competition. Several of the duo’s friends within the Portland, Oregon music scene had been playing “The 20-Song Game.” The rules were simple, playful and ambitious: Songwriters would arrive in their studios at prearranged times and spend all day recording 20 complete songs. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($80): “Brew Year’s Eve” @ Aladdin Theater | w/ Appetite for Deception (Guns N’ Roses tribute), Motorbreath (Metallica Tribute), and Sacred Heart (Dio Tribute) (December 31)
Looking to ROCK OUT with head banging force among enthusiastic concert goers sporting jeans, leather, or whatever the hell they feel like wearing? Perhaps scarf down some tasty local pizza and beverages in between acts? Then 105.9 The Brew has just the party for you! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($216): InspireTruth 2015 / 2016 New Year’s Eve Celebration | 2 Ballrooms, Multiple Stages, Interactive Environments, Dozen+ Acts, Drinks (December 31)
Once again, Beloved Presents invites the community to dance and rejoice with their creative family at the Portland Art Museum on December 31, 2015. A stunning, art-filled and transformative environment will inspire clarity of intent fueled by joyful celebration and the danciest dance music in the galaxy. Together, the event attendees will cultivate the joy, heart and love that they wish to bring into the new year. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($350): Oregon Truffle Festival | 1 of the Top 5 Destinations in the World for Truffle Lovers, Joriad, Samples, Wine & More! (January 22)
As the first truffle festival in the English-speaking world, and “one of the top 5 destinations in the world for truffle lovers,” the Oregon Truffle Festival offers a culinary experience that simply cannot be found anywhere else. This is an international event that joins truffle fanciers and truffle experts from all over the world in three days of celebration, educational seminars, and hands-on experiences. To win, comment on this post here.
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