Win Tickets ($50): The James Hunter Six @ Aladdin Theater | 2018 Portland Memorial Day Weekend, R&B, Soul, Grammy Nominee

We are giving away a pair of tickets to James Hunter @ Aladdin Theater on May 26. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, May 21.



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From our sponsors:
The James Hunter Six
May 26, 2018
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $25 | All Ages
More info: aladdin-theater.com

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland, Oregon 97202

James Hunter has certainly paid his dues. Over the span of 30 years, he’s worked on the railway, busked in the streets of London, provided backup vocals and guitar for Van Morrison, played clubs and theatres all over the world, written scores of original songs, and recorded some of the most original and honest rhythm & soul albums of the last two decades. By 2006, Hunter was recognized with nominations for a GRAMMY®Award (“Best Traditional Blues Album”for People Gonna Talk(Rounder)) and an American Music Award (“Best New/Emerging Artist”).

He and his band then hit the road for a decade of extensive touring and recorded three additional critically-acclaimed studio albums—The Hard Way(Concord), Minute by Minute(Concord) andHold On!(Daptone). By 2016, MOJO magazine had crowned him “The United Kingdom’s Greatest Soul Singer.”On February 2, 2018, renownedsoul label Daptone Recordswill release James Hunter’smost ambitious albumto date, Whatever It Takes, offering ten new and original songs written by Hunter and recorded live to 8-track tape by Daptone’s two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Gabriel Roth.

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10 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): The James Hunter Six @ Aladdin Theater | 2018 Portland Memorial Day Weekend, R&B, Soul, Grammy Nominee

  1. Tara Keitz May 17, 2018 at 6:44 pm #

    Sounds AMAZING, please pick me!!!

  2. Dave G. May 17, 2018 at 9:17 pm #

    I’m game to catch the Hunter!

  3. Alli D. May 17, 2018 at 10:31 pm #

    He puts on such a great live show!

  4. Mark K May 18, 2018 at 2:44 pm #

    We will be in Portland for the first time over Memorial Day weekend. Would love to hear and see James Hunter live.

  5. Janet K May 18, 2018 at 4:46 pm #

    I love his sound. Daptone is lucky to be working with him.

  6. Alex May 20, 2018 at 3:12 pm #

    He always puts on a good show. Would love to go!

  7. Grace May 20, 2018 at 3:14 pm #

    Sounds like a good show!

  8. Olivia Acaster May 20, 2018 at 8:57 pm #

    Yes please! This would be a fun and fantastic show!! Thank you.

  9. Sean May 22, 2018 at 9:00 am #

    For the first time ever I am not camping this weekend. Please help soothe my soul with this soul.

  10. Joey Scruggs May 24, 2018 at 5:44 pm #

    James Hunter’s music makes me so happy – I hope there’s a way that Portland Pipeline can gift me this show!

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