Win Tickets ($70): JJ Grey @ Aladdin Theater | American Southern Soul Rock

We are giving away a pair of tickets to JJ Grey @ Aladdin Theater on October 11. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, October 7.


From our sponsors:
JJ Grey – Front Porch Sessions
October 11, 2019
Doors at 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $32.50 advance, $35 day of show | All Ages
More info:

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling and immediate, at times a funk rave-up, other times a sort of mass-absolution for the mortal weaknesses that make him and his audience human. When you see JJ Grey and his band Mofro live—and you truly, absolutely must—the man is fearless.

Onstage, Grey delivers his songs with compassion and a relentless honesty, but perhaps not until Ol’Glory has a studio record captured the fierceness and intimacy that defines a Grey live performance. “I wanted that crucial lived-in feel,” Grey says of Ol’ Glory, and here he hits his mark. On the new album, Grey and his current Mofro lineup offer grace and groove in equal measure, with an easygoing quality to the production that makes those beautiful muscular drum-breaks sound as though the band has set up in your living room.

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17 Responses to Win Tickets ($70): JJ Grey @ Aladdin Theater | American Southern Soul Rock

  1. CHRIS MILLER September 26, 2019 at 5:05 pm #

    JJ Grey has a great sound and I would like to see him in concert some day

  2. CHRIS September 26, 2019 at 5:05 pm #

    JJ Grey has a great sound and I would like to see him in concert

    • Sheryl Price October 1, 2019 at 12:37 pm #

      We NEED to see JJ Grey!! Truly NEED!!

    • Genifer Wallace October 1, 2019 at 1:51 pm #

      Love love love!!!
      ;-*. ;-D

      • Amber October 8, 2019 at 8:49 pm #

        JJ Grey!! PLEASE My friends would be so happy Ill finally stop talking about needing to see him!❤️ I’d be the happiest girl there. Love you guys!

  3. Sandy Bauer September 27, 2019 at 8:18 am #

    My husband would love this as a birthday present!

    • Cory September 29, 2019 at 2:56 pm #


  4. Cormac Burke September 28, 2019 at 6:37 pm #

    Jj and Mofro are the best!

  5. Kaeli A Plaks September 29, 2019 at 6:32 pm #

    This would be a blast! I missed them at string summit two years ago – gotta make up for it!!

  6. Gena Wallace September 30, 2019 at 1:35 pm #

    OH MY GOODNESS!! They are soooo electric!!! Yay!!!!!

  7. Julie G October 1, 2019 at 1:05 pm #

    He puts on a fantastic show, I would be thrilled to go…

  8. Johanna October 1, 2019 at 2:33 pm #

    Would love to check the show out!

  9. Jennifer October 1, 2019 at 2:40 pm #

    Oooh… it’s been a hot minute since I’ve seen JJ Grey… thanks for the chance…

  10. James Tiefenthaler October 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm #

    This would be a blast!

  11. Maggie October 5, 2019 at 11:10 am #

    J.J’s lyrics are so soulful and passionate. I would love to get a chance to see this Jacksonville native singing about loss and life at my favorite concert venue, The Aladdin!!

  12. Larry Richardson October 5, 2019 at 2:47 pm #

    I saw JJ years ago and loved his show.
    A friend of mine who has never seen him would love to go and I will take her if I win!

  13. Jake B. October 7, 2019 at 8:32 am #


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