Win Tickets ($50): The Weepies – Hideaway 10th Anniversary Tour @ Aladdin Theater | Indie, w/ Mero

We are giving away a pair of tickets to The Weepies – Hideaway 10th Anniversary Tour @ Aladdin Theater on May 16. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, May 14.


From our sponsors:
True West Presents:
The Weepies – Hideaway 10th Anniversary Tour
May 16, 2018
Doors 6:30 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $25 | All Ages
More info:

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

Singer-songwriters Deb Talan & Steve Tannen began writing together the night they met, and soon formed indie band The Weepies. On the strength of their simple yet insightful songwriting and distinctive harmonies, they quietly sold more than a million records, with over 17 million streams on Spotify, and 20 million views on YouTube. They married and had three children, rarely touring but continuing to release their music, five records over seven years.

Just before Christmas 2013, when their youngest son was 17 months old, Deb Talan was diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer. She was in chemo by New Year’s Eve.

In 2014, Deb beat cancer, and The Weepies recorded the best album of their career. Coming back from the edge sharpened their skills and focus. At 16 songs and almost an hour long, SIRENS shows a band at the height of its powers.

The couple was unable to travel while Deb was in treatment, so they worked at home, inviting guest musicians to record remotely wherever each musician happened to be, resulting in an unlikely superstar backing band. Players from across the spectrum jumped in, including: Pete Thomas and Steve Nieve (Elvis Costello), Gerry Leonard (David Bowie), Rami Jaffee (Foo Fighters), Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel), Oliver Kraus (Sia) and Matt Chamberlain (Pearl Jam), as well as veteran Weepies compatriots Frank Lenz, Eli Thomson, Jon Flaugher, Meg Toohey, and Whynot Jansveld, plus a horn section from New Orleans.

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13 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): The Weepies – Hideaway 10th Anniversary Tour @ Aladdin Theater | Indie, w/ Mero

  1. Katrina Kellmer May 10, 2018 at 2:00 pm #

    This music is heart warming and fun. I greatly enjoy their harmony.

  2. Courtney McHill May 10, 2018 at 3:26 pm #

    Deb talan got me through a very hard year last year and then the weepies helped me navigate newness out of that. I would love love love to win tickets to see them before I move abroad soon.

  3. John Brown May 10, 2018 at 5:57 pm #

    Would love to go to this. Would be a nice date night

  4. Amy May 10, 2018 at 7:35 pm #

    Yes please! I’ve loved the Weepies for so long!

  5. Brittanie May 10, 2018 at 8:21 pm #

    This sounds so fun!

  6. Ron T. May 10, 2018 at 11:32 pm #

    Too cool. I’m ready, my calendar is open. Please pick me.

  7. Heather May 11, 2018 at 7:58 am #

    I would so love to see this show! This album means a lot to me.

  8. Raina May 11, 2018 at 8:10 am #

    I <3 Deb Talan. Ooh ooh pick me, pick me. ;)

  9. Ryan May 11, 2018 at 4:26 pm #

    Sign me up

  10. Esther park May 13, 2018 at 5:46 pm #

    Love the weepies. Haven’t been to this venue yet. :)

  11. Emily M May 13, 2018 at 8:49 pm #

    I was made for sunny days and I was made for weepies tickets!!

  12. Emilie Eiden May 13, 2018 at 9:33 pm #

    Just moved to Portland & would love to check out this theater and band !!

  13. Jen May 13, 2018 at 10:24 pm #

    I’d love to see the Weepies in Portland!

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