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Win Tickets ($40): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Ghost-Note “Prince Tribute” w/ B-Slade & The NPG Horns @ Star Theater | Funkiest Band on the Planet , Multi-Grammy Award Winning Artists

April 20 @ Star Theater – Multi-Grammy Award winning artists Robert Sput Searight and Nate Werth take percussion out of the shadows and into the spotlight with their new project, Ghost-Note. World renown for their ongoing catalog with international sensation Snarky Puppy, this dynamic duo expands their rhythmical voice into a celebration of music in […]

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Roy Ayers & Bobby Caldwell

Win Tickets ($90): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Roy Ayers & Bobby Caldwell @ Roseland Theater | Godfather of Neo Soul

April 20 @ Roseland Theater – Roy Edward Ayers, Jr. was born in Los Angeles, CA on September, 10 1940. He comes by his affinity with music naturally, as his mother Ruby Ayers was a schoolteacher and local piano instructor and his father Roy Sr., a sometimes-parking attendant and trombonist. As it often happens in […]

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Win Tickets ($20): Scott Pemberton Band @ The Goodfoot | Guitarist, Funk, Jam Band

April 20 @ The Goodfoot – Join us for an evening with the Scott Pemberton Band! From his early goodfoot days leading the powerhouse organ trio, Triclops, to his long running curation of Sonic Forum Open Mic and into his former Tuesday residency with SP3, Scott has long brought funky good times and maestro quality […]

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The Budos Band

Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents The Budos Band @ Roseland Theater w/ The True Loves | “Staten Island instrumental afro-soul”

April 19 @ Roseland Theater – The sound of The Budos may be challenging for some to describe, but to the band, “Staten Island instrumental afro-soul” means internalizing such seemingly disparate influences as the Cairo Jazz Band, J.C. Davis, Mulatu Astatke, and Black Sabbath and coming together to form a mind-bending combination of rhythm and […]

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Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1947 Film Noir, An Archetypal American Con Man’s Rise and Fall, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nightmare Alley is a fascinating film noir that was a departure for Tyrone Powers who had mostly played swashbucklers. Here he plays conman Stanton “Stan” Carlisle, a carnival barker working for Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her drunken husband Pete (Ian Keith). Stan is after a code that […]

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Portland Easter Events

2019 Portland, Oregon, Easter Egg Hunts, Brunches & Family Activities | Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, Tualatin, Lake Oswego & More!

Easter is on April 21 and the sun should return in time for the Easter Bunny’s visit! Here’s our large list of local Portland-metro eggs hunts, brunches & activities, as well as events SW Washington, Columbia Gorge, and Willamette Valley!

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Win Tickets ($20): Video Dance Attack: Prince Tribute @ Crystal Ballroom | All Prince Music & Videos All Night, Light Show, Bouncy Floor

April 26 @ Crystal Ballroom | Dearly Beloved, we are gathering in the Crystal Ballroom on Friday, April 26th to celebrate and dance to the music of Prince Rogers Nelson. All Prince music videos and related artists/songs all night long on our giant video screens with the Ballroom’s legendary bouncy floor and amazing light show!

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Drag Makeup Art of Makeup

Drag Makeup Workshop & Runway Fashion Show @ The Art of Makeup School | Featuring Syra St. James of Darcelle XV, Followed by a FREE Runway Show and Winner’s Prize

May 4 @ Art of Makeup School – We are tickled pink and beyond excited as we welcome Darcelle XV’s very own showgirl and weekend warrior Syra St. James!!! You may have seen her twirling and prancing through other events like, Stag for Brunch or Not Another Drag Show, but get ready to be served […]

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St Johns Karaoke Cook-off

St. Johns Karaoke Cook-off @ Portland Best Buds | Portland 420 Celebration & Specials, Vote for the Best Dish, Benefit for Cascade Aids Project

April 20 @ Portland Best Buds – Join us for another community celebration and charity event in support of the Cascade Aids Project, MC’ed by the fabulous Madame Dumore! This 420 we’re bringing you our first ever Karaoke Cook-off and it’s going to be smok’n!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Gorge Grand Tasting, Pig & Swig,, Dueling Pianos & More! | April 11-14, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Find vintage treasures at NW’S LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale!  Miz Kitty is back with her Parlour Vaudeville Show! Plan ahead for summertime with the kids with this Summer Camp Guide.

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buddy guy

Win Tickets ($150): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Grammy Winner Buddy Guy @ Roseland Theater | w/ Curtis Salgado Band, Greatest Living Blues Legend

April 17 @ Roseland Theater – The title of Buddy Guy’s latest album says it all: The Blues Is Alive and Well. The legendary blues artist’s eighteenth solo LP and follow-up to 2015’s Born to Play Guitar showcases his raw and unadulterated sound, its fifteen tracks a true pleasure for aficionados and genre newcomers alike.

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Win Tickets ($80): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Tower of Power @ The Roseland Theater | w/ Ron Artis II & The Truth, Legendary Soul Powerhouse

April 16 @ Roseland Theater – A renowned horn-driven outfit, Tower of Power emerged in the late ’60s playing a dynamic blend of R&B, soul, funk, and AM pop. Along with similarly inclined groups like Chicago and Blood, Sweat & Tears, Tower of Power helped push the sound of brass-infused music into the rock era.

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Wheels of Justice Present Derby Daze | Roller Derby Bootcamp, Open To All Skills and Genders

April 13-14 @ Rose City Rollers – Want to get a competitive edge on your 2019 season? Grab a friend and join 3-time and reigning world champions the Wheels of Justice at Derby Daze 2019! Derby Daze is a two day roller derby bootcamp open to adults + advanced juniors, and is inclusive of all genders. 

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RAM Cellars

RAM Cellars VIV Label Launch & Spring Release Party 2019 @ Enso Winery | Taste 3 New VIV Labels + Spring Release of White & Rose, Benefit for Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

April 20 @ Enso Winery – This new label, dubbed VIV for multiple reasons, will adorn a special limited release white, rosé, and red wine. Naming the label VIV is both a nod to our winemakers own journey through transition, and a recognition of the meaning of the French root word ‘Viv’: “to live / […]

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Unloaded Comedy Showcase

Unloaded Comedy – Laugh Yourself Clean @ Clinton Street Theater | Recovery Based Stand Up Comedy Show Hosted by Trisha Glenna

April 27 @ Clinton Street Theater – Unloaded Comedy – Laugh Yourself Clean is a recovery based stand-up comedy show. A true comedy showcase, Unloaded Comedy includes several clean and sober comedians that get quite candid about their struggles with addiction in ways that will make audiences laugh.

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