Win Tickets ($50): Andrew W.K. @ Revolution Hall | Singer, Songwriter, Motivational Speaker, Punk, Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Andrew W.K. @ Revolution Hall on September 7. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, August 31.


From our sponsors:
Andrew W.K.
September 7, 2018
Doors 8 p.m., Show 9 P.M. | $25 | All Ages
More info:

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

It all began with a feeling.

Of being alone and wanting to belong.

Of wanting to share that feeling of belonging.

And experience the euphoria of bonding with others.

The feeling became a dream.

To make the most exciting music imaginable.

Music that embraced and celebrated life in all its facets, electrifying and uniting everyone who heard it.

The dream attained reality in major chords pounded out on piano, an unrelenting four-to-the-floor beat, a set of dirty whites, a bloody nose.

And found its voice with these words:

“When it’s time to party, we will party hard.”

It’s safe to say, nobody has partied harder, longer or more fervently than the undisputed King of Partying himself, Andrew W.K.. A one-man music machine possessed of a single-minded, monomaniacal focus to spread a singular message:

That to party is to exist.

And to exist is to party.

This mission he embarked upon in 2001, with the release of his debut single and signature tune “Party Hard,” and has never swerved from since. Released the same year, his debut album I Get Wet, an instant, ageless classic, was a full-throated declaration of that hedonistic intent. Twelve songs, no ballads, delivered at breakneck speed and with maximum intensity from beginning to end. All the bluntness, passion and classicism of rock ‘n’ roll, boiled down and purified to its base elements.

Power. Movement. Melody. Emotion. Noise.

A sound simultaneously life-affirming, enervating and overwhelming.

A sound that obliterates ego and bludgeons self.

As an artist, he seemed to have emerged out of nowhere, fully-formed right out of the box, with an image, a style, and a sense of purpose that set him far apart from his peers. If that seemed to good to be true, then maybe it was. Andrew W.K., the critics opined, was either the savior of music or its biggest fraud. Either deadly serious or an elaborate prank. None of which bothered the fans who took up the mantle of the Andrew W.K. ethos, to live every moment as if it was simultaneously their first and their last. Live shows, backed by a six-piece band of hard-driving musicians, became a collective celebration of unbridled joy that often turned entire dance floors into a giant, whirling circle pit of jostling bodies, with sweat and hair flying, and ended in a mass stage invasion that tore down the boundary between artist and audience.

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38 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): Andrew W.K. @ Revolution Hall | Singer, Songwriter, Motivational Speaker, Punk, Rock

  1. Michael July 30, 2018 at 3:34 pm #

    This will be one amped up night. I would love to be there to witness it.

  2. Qing July 31, 2018 at 11:21 am #

    PARTY HARD!!!!!

  3. Greg July 31, 2018 at 12:12 pm #

    because Andrew WK is the most inspiring rad dude ever

  4. Josh G July 31, 2018 at 12:15 pm #

    a revolution @Revolution?

  5. BEN LARSEN July 31, 2018 at 1:08 pm #

    Oh my gawd bbq!

  6. Brandi July 31, 2018 at 5:33 pm #

    Party hard!

  7. tim schroeder August 1, 2018 at 10:44 am #

    Can we Party Hard?

  8. anna August 1, 2018 at 10:52 am #

    it’s my best dude’s birthday and I want him to PARTY HARD!

  9. Rhea Frawley August 1, 2018 at 11:51 am #

    Party Pizza Party Hard!!!

  10. Mike S. August 1, 2018 at 3:43 pm #

    This will be the best concert of 2018 and I want to go. Hook me up with tickets please.

  11. Shannon Hoyt August 1, 2018 at 7:38 pm #

    Nice, we would love to go. We just celebrated our 17th Anniversary, but didn’t get to celebrate because we were waiting for the repairman to fix our broken dishwasher. Lol

  12. Greta Ossman August 1, 2018 at 9:20 pm #

    because the definition of hedonism is everything in moderation… including moderation. to find myself here is enough of a sign that I need this kind of hedonism… and not in moderation.

  13. Dave G. August 2, 2018 at 3:35 pm #

    Motivational Speaker? Okay…Come to think of it, punk does motivate me!

  14. Scott Pierce August 2, 2018 at 8:54 pm #

    Let’s get pumped

  15. Rebecca H. August 3, 2018 at 10:38 am #

    Andrew W.K. is an energetic performer and a hilarious dude – party hard!

  16. Marijke Schouten August 7, 2018 at 12:29 pm #

    Ever since seeing Andrew W.K. on the Gorburger Show, I’ve been a huge fan and would love to see him rock out live!!!

  17. Kelsey Smith August 7, 2018 at 1:47 pm #

    How awesome

  18. Kevin Larkin August 7, 2018 at 5:19 pm #

    I need to be yelled at.

  19. Cory August 7, 2018 at 6:05 pm #


  20. Dan Koss August 7, 2018 at 11:48 pm #

    I’ve listened to him since high school, but 10 years later and I still haven’t been able to see him live. I NEED this!

  21. AnDrew August 8, 2018 at 11:43 am #

    I screamed along to his music on the my way to getting my nipples pierced about 15 years ago.

  22. Kim August 8, 2018 at 3:42 pm #

    This would be great!

  23. Jennifer August 9, 2018 at 8:16 pm #

    Yaaassss! Party hard!!!

  24. erica rosser August 10, 2018 at 11:56 am #

    I think I wanna see him.

  25. Dawn Crooks August 12, 2018 at 1:40 pm #

    This would be amazing. And to wear all white, of course!

  26. Chris August 12, 2018 at 1:53 pm #

    Cause I really want to party HARD!

  27. Mat August 14, 2018 at 3:01 pm #

    Motivational speaker Andrew W K! Beam me up!

  28. Jessica Poundstone August 18, 2018 at 4:35 pm #

    This sounds like a pretty memorable experience…would be excited to experience it!

  29. Lisa Waters August 21, 2018 at 12:44 pm #

    I should win because when I party, I always party hard.

  30. Byron C August 21, 2018 at 3:55 pm #

    I would like to
    win, because I need to be motivated – to win that is.

  31. Joseph Coffin August 21, 2018 at 4:12 pm #

    The man has unrivaled energy, and at the center of it all, resounding authenticity.

  32. david August 23, 2018 at 1:16 pm #

    ‘brace yourself’ < future david to present david

  33. Rebecca August 25, 2018 at 11:48 pm #

    Andrew WK is awesome and his shows are always a great time! He’s such a good performer!

  34. Jaime Logan August 28, 2018 at 12:37 pm #

    No way! It’s time to paaarte’ WK is awesome

  35. Tara Keitz August 28, 2018 at 6:34 pm #

    Sounds Amazing!

  36. Hugh August 30, 2018 at 10:29 pm #

    To party.

  37. Mona A. August 31, 2018 at 4:21 pm #

    Yes, please! :D

  38. Jaclyn Leon September 2, 2018 at 11:06 pm #

    My 30 birthday is the weekend after, my husband and I have been wanting to see him since we were kids. We want start the party right!

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