Win Tickets ($57): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW @ Portland’s Roseland Theater | Soul, R&B, Hip Hop

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW @ Portland’s Roseland Theater on April 19. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, April 16.



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From our sponsors:
Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents
Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW
April 19, 2018
8 p.m. Show | $28.50 – $45 | 21+
More info: cascadetickets.com | Facebook

Roseland Theater
8 Northwest 6th Avenue, Portland, OR

R+R=NOW is Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin & Justin Tyson. It looks like 2018 may just be another year of amazing collaborations and new releases we’ll be impatiently waiting to drop. Pianist/songwriter/producer Robert Glasper just announced that he’s creating a music super group and the lineup is beyond talented. The Robert Glasper Experiment frontman joins forces with multi-instrumentalist and producer Terrace Martin, jazz trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, bassist Derrick Hodge, drummer Justin Tyson and multi-instrumentalist Taylor McFerrin to form R+R=NOW. It’s pretty clear the band has a healthy pulse on several genres, including jazz, soul, R&B and hip-hop, so we’re guaranteed to get quality music from the collective.

Glasper told Billboard.com, “R+R NOW tells “our story from our point of view. Everybody’s sound is so different, but we all come from the same concrete garden. It’s a very honest, fluid sound that rings of hip-hop, EDM, jazz, at times — hell — reggae…a bunch of cats that respect each other so much that we always pass the ball.”

If you’re wondering what the name means, it comes from Glasper’s love and respect for Nina Simone who always implored artists to reflect the times. Their name is shorthand for Reflect+Respond=NOW, and we’re curious to see what hot button issues they take on and turn into the next groove. While there’s no word yet on when we can expect their first release, just know that we’ll be sitting here twiddling our thumbs and tapping our feet until we get some new music from the genius idea that is R+R=NOW.

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35 Responses to Win Tickets ($57): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW @ Portland’s Roseland Theater | Soul, R&B, Hip Hop

  1. Anna April 5, 2018 at 3:34 pm #

    I saw Christian Scott a few months ago and would do almost anything to see him again. I’d love to see this whole group!

  2. Gayleen April 5, 2018 at 3:43 pm #

    Yassss! Love Glasper’s work; past and present.

    • KE Rogers April 5, 2018 at 4:40 pm #

      Awh, my kind of jam! Love to enjoy!

  3. michelle April 5, 2018 at 4:00 pm #

    Christian Scott has been on my radar. Pick me!

  4. Steve April 5, 2018 at 4:14 pm #

    Because my 91 year old jazz-enthusiast mother would love to go and I’d love to take her.

  5. lisa April 5, 2018 at 4:17 pm #

    Absolutely sounds of trumpets and the vibe of pure astetic exstacy… My kinda gig..

  6. april k April 5, 2018 at 4:29 pm #

    Anything R Glasper does is going to be great! Count me in!

  7. Bryan Holt April 5, 2018 at 4:36 pm #

    I’ve been wanting to catch the jazz guru Robert Glasper live for years now, and the fact he’s performing with Terrace Martin, Christian Scott and Justin Tyson makes this unbelievable.

  8. Miyuki April 5, 2018 at 7:57 pm #

    I just watched Roy Ayers tribute by Robert Grasper and his band on YouTube. It was so great that I Would like to see him live.

  9. John April 5, 2018 at 10:15 pm #

    Get me off this crazy thing called life and sign me up.

  10. Aud April 7, 2018 at 11:23 am #

    Now-R=R

    What is R???!!!

  11. Kevin April 7, 2018 at 10:08 pm #

    This is gonna be one of the best shows this season, I’d love to see it

  12. Kelsey L Smith April 8, 2018 at 8:55 am #

    Yas please

  13. Shane Hunt April 10, 2018 at 12:22 pm #

    I’m a starving artist who loves these guys! Looking for inspiration!

  14. Damien Bradley April 10, 2018 at 12:23 pm #

    Big fan of terrace Martin and his work and would love to hear him with Robert glasper!

  15. Jessica April 10, 2018 at 2:09 pm #

    This is the most exciting show out of the whole Soul’d Out lineup. Please pick me!

  16. Tim_D April 10, 2018 at 2:19 pm #

    First off, Robert Glaser is a genius. And this lineup is sick! We’d love to hear them live!! Total honor.

  17. Shauna April 10, 2018 at 2:20 pm #

    My partner and I fell in love listening to Robert Glasper – would love to surprise him with a show and a trip down memory lane!

  18. Rene April 10, 2018 at 2:28 pm #

    Pick me, PDX Pipeline!

  19. Lauren April 10, 2018 at 3:14 pm #

    What?!?! Man Pdx hosts some amazing shows!! This is one of them. I’d LOVE to see this show!!

  20. Rebecca April 10, 2018 at 3:47 pm #

    Ahhhh!!!!! This would amazing!

  21. Benjamin Thom April 10, 2018 at 9:52 pm #

    My wife and I would love to attend :)

  22. Dave G. April 11, 2018 at 8:46 am #

    Genre hopping jazz…dats’ for me!

  23. Melissa April 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm #

    What an amazing group of musicians!!

  24. Aurelia April 12, 2018 at 3:18 pm #

    OooOOOoo, pick me!!

  25. sara goldman April 12, 2018 at 6:44 pm #

    Holy crap! I wanna jam!!

  26. halle April 13, 2018 at 5:31 pm #

    My boyfriend has been talking about wanting to go to this show but unsure about tickets. would love to surprise him!

  27. wesley April 13, 2018 at 5:32 pm #

    Once in a lifetime kind of lineup. I’d love to see it!

  28. wesley April 13, 2018 at 5:36 pm #

    Wow! Once in a lifetime lineup. I’d LOVE to attend.

  29. Jen April 14, 2018 at 7:22 am #

    Would love to take my girlfriend to this, lady date night please! :)

  30. Grace April 15, 2018 at 10:49 am #

    Sounds like an amazing show

  31. Jennifer April 15, 2018 at 11:10 am #

    Ready to get Soul’d out, help a sister out! :)

  32. Alex April 15, 2018 at 12:22 pm #

    This would be a really great show!

  33. Jenny April 15, 2018 at 7:31 pm #

    Oh man, I’d love free tickets to this show as a reprieve from these rainy, rainy days…

  34. Jennifer April 16, 2018 at 7:53 am #

    This sounds like it would be such a rad show to go to! Open my horizons. :)

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