Pipeline is once again giving away many Portland event tickets this weekend including Project Pabst, Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair, Escapism & more.
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Win tickets, ($49): Discover Portland’s Hidden Mysteries w/ Urban Adventure Quest’s Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!
Treat the whole family to a city wide scavenger hunt with Urban Adventure Quest, which turns Portland into a giant game board! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Help A World Famous Magician Escape the Gallows in Escapism Portland’s Newest Room: Magician’s Menagerie | Now For Up for 12 People!
Pierre Renaut was a world famous magician at the peak of his influence just two days ago. Now, he is a reviled prisoner soon to be hanged for the astonishing murder of his young assistant during the show! He claims his prop must have been tampered with, but no one believes him. Step backstage and discover Pierre’s world behind the curtain. His turn at the gallows is in just 60 minutes, unless you can prove his innocence. Learn the secrets behind his “magic” tricks and how it could have gone so wrong. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Pacific Mean Time Among Authors @ The Secret Society | Indie Rock, Alternative Pop (August 12)
“Let go.” Two words that mean very different things depending upon who’s speaking. When spoken by your employer, it can mean panic. Crisis. When Edwin Paroissien found himself unexpectedly unemployed in early winter 2012, instead of doubling down on the job search, he heard the words as a challenge—a dare. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($50): Comedian Ian Karmel @ Revolution Hall | Late Show w/ James Corden, Chelsea Lately, Portlandia (August 12)
Ian Karmel is a homegrown Portland comedian whose style zig-zags between the eclectic and the universal. Ian is currently a writer on CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden, previously he was writer and roundtable regular on E!’s Chelsea Lately. Karmel made his late night TV debut on TBS’ Conan and was featured on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party Season 2.To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Rose City Rollers @ Oaks Park Derby Daze Weekend | Axles of Annihilation vs. Alumnihilators, Wheels of Justice vs Denver’s Mile High Club (August 13)
It’s Derby Daze weekend! That means, you get the opportunity to see both Wheels of Justice and Axles of Annihilation, all in one weekend! These skaters are working hard teaching a derby clinic all day and then at night, shining under the lights. Come check it out! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets: Get On UP: Ladies Night @ The Goodfoot | Celebrating the Females of Funk w/ Takimba, DJ Saucy & Special Guests (August 13)
Get On Up continues with an evening dedicated to the ladies of Funk! Takimba and DJ Saucy will be playing rare gems, re-mixes and mash-ups of funk, soul, hiphop and West Coast Bass, all featuring or inspired by female artists. Come on down and Get On Up! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Stranded @ Funhouse Lounge | What Happens If Castaways on Gilligan’s Island Were on The Island From Lost? (August 12 & 19)
The show “Stranded” begins with the premise: What if the castaways from “Gilligan’s Island” were shipwrecked on the island from “Lost?” Each performance, the rotating cast of improvisers will portray that iconic septet of castaways, exploring the island to find danger, mystery, and comedy. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($40): Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair @ Oregon State Fairgrounds | Featuring 60+ Grows, Meet The Growers (August 13-14)
“The Cannabis Growers’ Fair was created to showcase and promote Oregon’s fastest-growing agricultural business,” Don Morse, executive director of the Oregon Cannabis Business Council, the creator of the event, said. “This is unprecedented. Oregon is at the forefront in recognizing cannabis as a real agricultural product.” To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Fred Wesley and Object Heavy @ The Goodfoot | Jazz-Funk, Rock, Blues, R&B, Hip Hop (August 14)
Legendary bandleader, trombonist and author Fred Wesley is one of the forefathers of funk who still is setting the standard with his jazz-funk band The New JBs. As music director for James Brown and the JBs, arranger for P-Funk and one third of the amazing JB Horns, he secured his place in funk history forever. We couldn’t be more excited to host him this evening! To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Sonny and the Sunsets on the Roof Deck @ Revolution Hall | Beach Pop, w/ Garth Steel Klippert (August 17)
Sonny & the Sunsets are a beautiful West Coast thing. Birthed from the sand, the surf, and twilight campfires down in Ocean Beach, Sonny & the Sunsets’ busted beach-pop songs spark recollections of doo wop’s otherworldly despair, a dose of goofball humor from the Michael Hurley school, and positive possibilities exuded by Jonathan Richman. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($20): Kinski, Wimps, and Lithics @ The Spare Room Restaurant & Lounge | Featuring the Release of Fort George Brewery’s new Kill Rock Stars Dark Cerveza! (August 19)
Kill Rock Stars turns 25 and celebrates with a show at Portland’s best bar, The Spare Room Restaurant & Lounge! Join us for live music from KRS recording artists Kinski and Wimps, plus our good friends Lithics. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($44): Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King @ Aladdin Theater | Comedy, “The Daily Show” (August 19)
Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, is the theatrical debut of humorist and “The Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj. Homecoming King, the story of the “New Brown America,” is based on true events from Minhaj’s first generation Indian-American experience. Navigating between two worlds, it follows Minhaj’s arrival in the US, meeting his sister, interracial love, racism, bullying, and his family’s quest to achieve the elusive American Dream. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): Something Wicked This Way Rocks! @ North Portland’s Twilight Theater Company | World Premiere of Macbeth Meets 80’s Rock Musical Play (August 19-21)
Torchsong Entertainment has adapted the story of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Macbeth into the most epic musical version to ever hit the stage! A tale of murder, power, the supernatural, and rock & roll, “Something Wicked This Way Rocks!” is set in the 1980’s to classic rock hits, and follows the ambitious Thane Macbeth and his wife Lady M in their bloody rise to rock superstardom. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy @ Maryhill Winery Summer Concerts 2016 | Rock, Alternative, Blues, Folk (August 20)
Legendary rock guitarist Jeff Beck has had one of the least flashy yet most influential careers in rock history. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Camp Visitor Passes ($30): Camp Carnage Campout | Scary Scavenger Hunts, Demented Performances, Twisted Camp Games, Hauntings & More! (August 20)
Camp Carnage Campout, an overnight, haunted campout debuts in Happy Valley this August. Registration and check-in starts at 7:30 PM and the event starts at 8:00 PM. Guests stay a complete twelve terrifying hours until 8:00 AM the next morning. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($110): Grammy Winners Colvin & Earle @ Revolution Hall | Country, Folk (August 23)
Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle both remember the night they met. It was nearly 30 years ago, and Colvin had been invited to open a solo acoustic performance by Earle at the Iron Horse in Northampton, MA. Though their interactions that night were limited to some cursory dressing room pleasantries, each left more of an impression on the other than they may have realized at the time. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($30): The 7 Deadly Sins Storytelling Show @ Mission Theater | Featuring Tales From Real-Life Sinners, Prizes, Games, Pizza, Drinks (August 25)
The 7 Deadly Sins Show features true stories told live on stage from artists, comedians, authors, celebrities, religious leaders, and every other kind of sinner imaginable. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($65): From the Buena Vista Social Club: Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa @ 2016 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Grammy Winners, Cuban (August 28)
One of the most endearing success stories in recent memory, Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club says “Adios” to world stages with their 2015 farewell tour. When Ry Cooder recruited a group of aging, forgotten musicians for a 1997 recording session in Havana, what happened next was a welcome interruption in the politically-challenged relationship between Cuba and the United States. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Weekend Passes ($180): Project Pabst Outdoor Summer Concert @ Portland’s Waterfront Park | Duran Duran, Tame Impala, Ice Cube, Ween, Comedy & more! (August 27-28)
Project Pabst returns for its third year joining forces with MusicfestNW to make one cohesive and expansive music experience. Project Pabst offers a unique experience, incorporating music, art, hands-on experiences, as well as food and beer at reasonable “non-festival” prices. Festivalgoers will be entertained with the PBRcade, PBR Vandalism, and PBR Wax. The event will be 21 and over. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($79): NEEDTOBREATHE presents TOUR DE COMPADRES @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | w/ Mat Kearney, John Mark McMillan, Welshly Arms (September 2)
NEEDTOBREATHE is a GRAMMY-nominated, American Rock ‘n’ Roll Band from South Carolina, effortlessly woven from the musical traditions and faith of their upbringing in the Deep South of the United States. Made up of brothers Bear Rinehart (vocals, guitar) and Bo Rinehart (guitar, vocals), Seth Bolt (bass, vocals) and Josh Lovelace (keys, vocals), the band hit their big break in 2005 when they signed to Atlantic/Lava/Word Records. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($79): Chris Isaak: First Comes The Night Tour @ Maryhill Winery Summer Concerts | Rock & Roll (September 3)
And for First Comes The Night — Isaak’s stunning first album of new material in six years — this gifted singer-songwriter and bandleader is bringing us a bumper crop of strong and intriguing songs from which to choose. “There was no mission for this album other than to follow the songs,” Chris Isaak explains, and in terms of songwriting, the floodgates really opened this time. To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($44): Jake Bugg @ Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Indie Rock, Folk, Rock (September 9)
In Jake Bugg’s hometown of Nottingham it’s a habit of speech not to say “on my own” but “on my one.” “As in, ‘Whadya leave me on my one for?’” explains Bugg. “It’s just something we say in Notts. But in a lot of ways it sums up this record because it mainly has been just me on my own. The first album where I’ve written everything myself, and produced a lot of it myself. There are a few tracks with other musicians but most of it is just me playing all the instruments, including bass and drums. A proper one man band. So it’s been a very solitary process.” To win, comment on this post here.
Win Tickets ($90): Joe Walsh, JD & The Straight Shot @ 2016 Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts | Guitarist for The Eagles (September 11)
When writer Cameron Crowe profiled Joe Walsh for Rolling Stone magazine in 1975, he wrote that Joe “stands surely among rock and roll’s finest guitarists.” And no wonder. By then Joe’s fans already included guitar icons Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page. “I don’t listen to many records,” Clapton said, “but I listen to his.” Page talked of Joe’s “tremendous feel” for the guitar, adding, “I’ve loved his style since the early James Gang.” To win, comment on this post here.
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