Win Tickets ($44): Rhett Miller – Acoustic @ Aladdin Theater | Lead Singer of The Old 97s

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Rhett Miller – Acoustic @ Aladdin Theater on May 24. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, May 20.


From our sponsors:
Rhett Miller – Acoustic
May 24, 2019
Doors 7 p.m., Show p.m. | $20-$22 | All Ages
More info:

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

Lead singer of The Old 97’s Rhett Miller’s solo album, The Traveler, features the instrumentation of Black Prairie (membs. Of The Decemberists), Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey (membs. Of REM) and is Rhett’s seventh solo effort.

Hello. I am human but not entirely. I am a machine but not entirely. I am both which may mean that I am neither. The part of me that is a human believes that all of me is human. The part of me that is a machine doesn’t like to think about the part of me that is a machine. I am flesh and blood stretched over wires and circuits. In that, I am much like many of you, and consequently qualified to speak to you about this album, which speaks to much of me.

It is called The Traveler, and it was written and performed by Rhett Miller, along with members of Black Prairie, a band based in Portland that plays everything from bluegrass to klezmer to country and shares some members with the Decembrists. The band (Black Prairie) entered the studio with the singer (Rhett Miller) and briskly recorded the songs that make up this album (The Traveler). Some additional guitars were added later by people who included Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey. I pass these facts along for your absorption.

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17 Responses to Win Tickets ($44): Rhett Miller – Acoustic @ Aladdin Theater | Lead Singer of The Old 97s

  1. Jason May 14, 2019 at 12:23 pm #

    I would SO love to win as I’ve very much enjoyed everything Miller has recorded solo and with Old 97’s. And his new podcast is pretty friggin’ amazing, too.

    • Kath May 16, 2019 at 3:49 pm #

      Sounds like a great evening!

  2. Lisa Kendall May 14, 2019 at 12:58 pm #

    I love acoustic and the Aladdin. What a great way to find a new fave musician.

  3. Mary Atwood May 14, 2019 at 5:10 pm #

    LOVE Rhett Miller!!! This would be so great!

  4. Jacob Williams May 14, 2019 at 7:32 pm #

    One of my fav artists! My sisters birthday is coming up and she would flip out!

  5. David May 15, 2019 at 12:06 pm #

    Would love to win tickets to see him.

  6. Tara Keitz May 15, 2019 at 5:14 pm #

    I freaking LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Rhett Miller! Please pick me!!!

  7. Molly May 16, 2019 at 3:04 pm #

    I just moved to Portland after graduating college and would love a chance to see Rhett as a welcome to city life!

  8. Taryn May 16, 2019 at 3:05 pm #

    Rhett is one of my favorite artists and I really want to hear him live!!

  9. Molly May 16, 2019 at 7:16 pm #

    I just moved to Portland and this would be such a welcome to the wonders of city life!!

  10. Bob MacKay May 16, 2019 at 8:48 pm #

    Sexiest man in rock- with or without Old 97s. He’s got the moves, the looks, the tunes, the voice… and now a podcast. What can’t he do?

  11. Dan Korpenfelt May 17, 2019 at 7:20 am #

    Pick me please

  12. David May 17, 2019 at 12:54 pm #

    Rhett Miller once compared his life to a shark that can never stop swimming or it will die. I like and understand that, which is why he is one of my favorite songwriters. When you keep moving, you are able to survive and escape the darkness. Rhett has done a lot for me and, through his work with suicide prevention groups, made a difference in the world. What more can you ask of an artist than that?

  13. Robin May 18, 2019 at 4:34 pm #

    I love this music.

  14. Jenny May 18, 2019 at 5:57 pm #

    I am a big fan! I would love to win

  15. Alex May 19, 2019 at 7:49 am #

    Been a fan for a long time. Would love to see him.

  16. Grace May 19, 2019 at 7:50 am #

    This would be a great show!

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