Win Tickets ($50): Yacht Rock Revue @ Revolution Hall | Soft Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Yacht Rock Revue @ Revolution Hall on August 3. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, July 29.



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From our sponsors:
Yacht Rock Revue
August 3, 2019
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $22 – $25 | 21+
More info: revolutionhall.com

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

The Yacht Rock Revue is everything the late ‘70s and early ‘80s should’ve been: massive sing-along soft rock hits, tight bell-bottom jeans, impeccable musicianship, polyester shirts, glorious vocal harmonies, sunglasses at night, breezy dancing and sax … lots of sax.

“They’re a trip down memory lane that skips all the bad neighborhoods,” according to Robbie Dupree. It’s pure Escape (The Piña Colada Song.)

From Hall & Oates, Kenny Loggins and Michael Jackson to one-hit wonders like “Brandy’” and “Baby Come Back,” YRR brings stadium rock energy to the music you love from your dentist’s office. Hundreds of songs – many of which would be the original artist’s encore – keep audiences guessing what’s next. But they know every word, and Toto’s “Africa” has never sounded so good.

The Yacht Rock Revue has defined and popularized a genre that was a fringe guilty pleasure when the group played its first show as a basement bar band in 2007. Fast forward to 2018 and it’s just like quinoa – a few years ago nobody knew about it but now all the girls love it.

Yacht Rock has a dedicated SiriusXM channel and YRR sold out Atlanta’s 6,500-seat Chastain Park Amphitheatre. A national tour partnership with Live Nation and the SiriusXM Yacht Rock Channel has the Yacht Rock Revue primed to reach a record number of soccer moms in 2019.

YRR has gone far beyond the “tribute” category by regularly joining their heroes on stage: John Oates, Eddie Money, Little River Band, Pablo Cruise, Gary Wright, Robbie Dupree, Matthew Wilder, Elliot Lurie of Looking Glass, Juice Newton, Ambrosia, Starship, Bobby Kimball of Toto, Player, Jeff Carlisi of .38 Special, Steve Augeri of Journey, Al Stewart, Albert Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult, Rick Derringer, Walter Egan, Bill Champlin of Chicago and Denny Laine of Wings have all played their hits with YRR.

Yacht Rock Revue has set sail on music cruises (of course) with Train, Weezer, Kid Rock, Kiss, Heart and the Zac Brown Band. From the Playboy Mansion to the NCAA Final Four, Santorini to Costa Rica, Cabo San Lucas to London – these guys are the captains of smooth, internationally.

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15 Responses to Win Tickets ($50): Yacht Rock Revue @ Revolution Hall | Soft Rock

  1. Joseph July 16, 2019 at 3:29 am #

    Sailing, take me away! It’s where I wanna go! Yah mo be there in my sailor hat. I’ll bring my girl Peg from China Grove. Dig it!

  2. Hunter M July 16, 2019 at 12:30 pm #

    I need an excuse to wear polyester.

  3. Steve Eberhard July 16, 2019 at 12:45 pm #

    I’ve everything but the yacht…and tickets; can you throw me a bone??

  4. Jennifer July 16, 2019 at 2:50 pm #

    My friend Jenn and I LOVE Yacht Rock. Thank you.

  5. Julie July 18, 2019 at 11:30 am #

    I have friends in town visiting and this would be such a fun event to take them to!

  6. DeLoris Scherschligt July 18, 2019 at 3:24 pm #

    YACHT ROCK!!!
    Yes, I like Pina Coladas, and getting caught in the rain
    I’m not much into health food, I am into champagne
    I’ve got to meet you by tomorrow noon, and cut through all this red tape

  7. Tiffany Evans July 18, 2019 at 4:16 pm #

    I need to win tickets so that I can finally convince my husband, once and for all – yacht rock is THE BEST!

  8. Sally July 19, 2019 at 9:41 am #

    I got a nautical-themed Pashmina Afghan.

  9. Heidi July 23, 2019 at 12:41 pm #

    Please, oh please! Can’t get enough of Ambrosia, Hall and Oats, 10cc and more!

  10. Angela July 23, 2019 at 3:07 pm #

    Yacht rocker for life! This would make my entire year!
    Sailing, take me away……

  11. John July 23, 2019 at 4:08 pm #

    I’d love to go to this. Lots of great memories ties up in these great songs and would be fantastic to hear them live.

  12. D. July 25, 2019 at 6:01 pm #

    Summer is about yacht rocking’ syrupy sincerity, high notes and Michael McDonald! I think I’d be wearing a smile the entire time!

  13. Louis July 27, 2019 at 10:23 am #

    Oooh — I’ll get out my captains hat for this one!

  14. Naomi July 28, 2019 at 8:53 am #

    I have a sailor hat that has been waiting for it’s time to shine.

  15. Suzy July 29, 2019 at 2:22 pm #

    I’m on a boat.

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