Win Tickets ($68): The Paper Kites @ Revolution Hall | Indie Rock, Folk Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to The Paper Kites @ Revolution Hall on September 17. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, September 13.



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From our sponsors:
The Paper Kites
September 17, 2019
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $30 ADV, $34 Doors | All Ages
More info: revolutionhall.com

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

“Our hotel window in New York City looked straight into the apartment building across the street. You could see all these windows lighting up and people getting home from their nights out. We just sat there and watched them. It was fascinating. It was living art.”

Sam Bentley, frontman for The Paper Kites spoke of the moment the album’s concept clicked together. “It’s a collection of stories about these characters all living in an apartment building; I wanted to capture moments, feelings, it’s about people and their stories,” he says of On the Corner Where You Live (out September 21 via Nettwerk Records), the Australian band’s melancholic, mid-tempo companion to the recently released album, On the Train Ride Home.

Give them your tired, your lonely, your lovesick, your unsure, The Paper Kites have a song for each of them. “I created a world based on the idea of watching other people, but a lot of the songs are extensions of myself or people I know,” he says.

Such artistic insight has earned The Paper Kites (which also includes vocalist Christina Lacy, guitarist Dave Powys, drummer Josh Bentley and bassist Sam Rasmussen) a loyal, organic fan base. In the eight years since they formed, what’s followed is an impressive reach of their music, with steady international touring, nearly 47 million combined YouTube views and over 260 million streams on Spotify.

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24 Responses to Win Tickets ($68): The Paper Kites @ Revolution Hall | Indie Rock, Folk Rock

  1. Kenneth September 9, 2019 at 8:43 pm #

    Hi I just moved to Portland and would love to see a local show at Revolution Hall. “Bloom” is one of my favorite songs ever and it’d be a treat to see in person!

  2. Lisa September 10, 2019 at 10:33 am #

    Cant belive no one commented a pitty amazing group of people

  3. Andrew September 10, 2019 at 12:37 pm #

    This show is the same day as Post Malone and I’d rather see this one

  4. Marianne September 10, 2019 at 12:41 pm #

    Ooh!!! I love the band and the venue!!!

  5. Kyle E Jones September 10, 2019 at 12:52 pm #

    I would love to win tickets to see this band live. They have a great sound and Rev. Hall is such a fun venue.

  6. JP September 10, 2019 at 1:09 pm #

    Would love to see this show!

  7. Haley September 10, 2019 at 1:32 pm #

    Never been to Revolution Hall before. Seems like as good of a time as any!

  8. Jessica Askey September 10, 2019 at 1:39 pm #

    It’s been ages since I’ve been to a show for a band I really like and I REALLY like this band! I would love to see them live!

  9. Nicole SmithRyan September 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm #

    Flying high to see the kites!

  10. Nancy Glassman September 10, 2019 at 3:23 pm #

    Sounds like a great time. Thanks for having the giveaway.

  11. Michael Foran September 10, 2019 at 4:46 pm #

    Looks like an amazing show! Great Band…great venue!!! =)

  12. Michael Foran September 10, 2019 at 4:47 pm #

    Looks like an amazing show! Great Band…great venue!!! =)

  13. jeanne zuelke September 10, 2019 at 6:10 pm #

    Just learned about this band and would love to see them in person.

  14. Myranda September 10, 2019 at 7:06 pm #

    I would love to see Paper Kites! Never seen them in person but I love their stuff!

  15. Elona Casady September 10, 2019 at 8:02 pm #

    Paper kites are bomb!

  16. Ezrah Casady September 10, 2019 at 8:11 pm #

    I’m a teen living in portland and my friends and I love this band. It would be amazing to go see them in person after listening to them online for years.

  17. Sara Goldman September 11, 2019 at 9:07 am #

    I would love to see this band at this venue!

  18. Dawn September 11, 2019 at 11:11 am #

    I would love to take in this show at Rev Hall…sounds like a great night out!

  19. jennifer September 11, 2019 at 7:38 pm #

    PICK ME! PICK ME!…… The Paper Kites are awesome!

  20. Gena Wallace September 12, 2019 at 1:42 pm #

    I wanna go fly a kite with these cats! Or just dance my but off with then at the hall! Revolutionary!

  21. Chris September 12, 2019 at 4:18 pm #

    Yes please!

  22. John September 12, 2019 at 11:08 pm #

    Love the venue! And a cool date night opportunity. Thanks!

  23. Rachel September 14, 2019 at 12:01 am #

    Yes please!

  24. Kenzie Paskewich September 14, 2019 at 3:06 pm #

    My friends and I love the paper kites so much!!

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