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Win Tickets ($20): Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents A Gallery Of Music & Musicians: Classical Concert @ Skyview Concert Hall | Featuring Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition

June 1-2 @ Skyview Concert Hall – The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra closes out its historic 40th Anniversary season with A Gallery of Music and Musicians, performing Modest Mussorgsky’s enthralling masterwork, Pictures at an Exhibition, June 1st and 2nd at Skyview Concert Hall. The orchestra premieres Maestro Salvador Brotons’ composition Double Concerto ‘L’andorrà,’ co-starring concertmaster Eva […]

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MANY Portland Memorial Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,050+): Multnomah County Fair, Wine Country Without the Drive, Brunch, Dueling Pianos & More! | May 23-27, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend is here, Portland! Toast the start of summer w/ Cocktails for a Cause, or visit Wine Country without the Drive! Festival Season starts with Multnomah County Fair. And the Rose Festival Fireworks are Friday!

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Killer Queen May 2019

Portland Memorial Day Weekend Killer Queen Monthly Variety Drag Show @ Clinton Street Theater | Hosted & Produced by Violet Hex

May 24 @ Clinton Street Theater – KILLER QUEEN is a new monthly variety drag show hosted & produced by Violet Hex at the historic 104 year old CLINTON ST. THEATER! It is my pleasure to showcase an alternating cast of Portland’s most talented, eccentric, creative, and one of a kind fabulous queer entertainers!

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MONO

Win Tickets ($40): Mono @ Aladdin Theater | Tokyo-based 4 piece Instrumental Rock Band, w/ Emma Ruth Rundle

June 7 @ Aladdin Theater – Mono’s unique approach of blending orchestral arrangements and shoegaze guitar noise in their music has been held in extremely high regard; so much so, that the band’s musicianship can no longer be sustained by Rock music alone and was praised by British Musical Magazine NME as “This is music […]

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DUELING PIANOS WITH SHANNON BENGFORD AND CHARLIE KRAUT

Dueling Pianos @ Barrel Room Portland | USA Today Top 10 Portland Entertainment Pick

Fridays & Sundays @ Barrel Room – Portland’s Longest Running and ONLY Dueling Piano Show Bar, now in its ninth award-winning season! Featuring National Touring Talent every weekend this Vegas Style request driven show is great for Birthday Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Girls Night Out, or Just Because. Recently voted as a USA Today Top 10 […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Kenton Street Fair, Wine & Dine for Hope & Joy, OMSI After Dark Presents Brunchlandia, Red Dress Benefit, Tradeswomen’s Career Fair & More! | May 16-19, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Cheer on the Blazers in Conference Finals vs Golden State Warriors. Get free cancer screenings at PDX Skincare Festival. ARK Series presents Michael Pollan – How To Change Your Mind on Saturday at Keller Auditorium. Test drive an electric vehicle at Hillsboro Electric Avenue Grand Opening! And Sunday Parkways kicks […]

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Jujuba

Win Tickets ($20): JUJUBA Featuring Nojeem Lasisi @ The Goodfoot | Full Horn Section, Rubbery Bass, Intricate Percussion

May 18 @ The Goodfoot – 5 years and hundreds of shows later, Jujuba continues to whip crowds into a dancing frenzy with their explosive live shows. Led by master talking drummer, Nojeem Lasisi (King Sunny Ade), the ten piece band straddles the line between Afrobeat and juju. A full horn line, rubbery bass and […]

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The Strumbellas

Win Tickets ($50): The Strumbellas Rattlesnake US Tour 2019 @ Revolution Hall | Alternative Pop

May 21 @ Roseland Theater – The Strumbellas know how to plot a long game. The six-piece collective may have rocketed to mainstream success two years ago with their breakthrough hit “Spirits,” but have always been thinking one step ahead. For their new single “Salvation,” out November 30, the group looked back to ideas that […]

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TODD RUNDGREN

Win Tickets ($119): Todd Rundgren: The Individualist Tour @ Revolution Hall | Pop, Rock, Progressive, R&B, Electronic

May 27 @ Revolution Hall – Todd Rundgren began his career in blues band Woody’s Truck Stop but left to form Nazz in 1967 who charted with “Open My Eyes” and “Hello It’s Me.” He left Nazz in 1969 to pursue a solo career and released Runt (1970), Runt: The Ballad of Todd Rundgren (1971) […]

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Win Tickets ($50): Funhouse Lounge Presents Triassic Parq, The Musical! | Sex, Religion, Gender Identity … and Raptors!

May 23-June 9 @ Funhouse Lounge – Triassic Parq, the Musical is a raucous musical retelling of that famous dinosaur-themed film, this time seen from the dinos’ point of view. Chaos is unleashed on their not-so-prehistoric world when one of their all-female clan spontaneously turns male!

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Elektro Moskva

Elektro Moskva @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Exploring the Underground Soviet Culture of Synthesizers Under Lenin’s Rule, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 17-19 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Delving into the underground Soviet culture of synthesizers under Lenin’s rule, Elektro Moskva introduces the world to a hidden subculture of electronic instrument enthusiasts as they recount the history and how they engage ontemporaneously.

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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Brunch, Mimosas, Plant & Garden Fair, Blazers & More! | May 9, 2019

Mother’s Day Weekend is here, Portland! Treat your mom to Brunch at the Zoo, Moms & Mimosas, or Sparkling Tea @ Pix Patisserie. Or show her the sights w/ Portland Spirit. And be sure to stop by the Camas Plant & Garden Fair for that perfect gift!

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Red Dress Party 2019

Red Dress 2019: Totally Red – Everything 1980s! @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Dancing, Food, Drinks, Benefit for Rock & Roll Camp for Girls + Bridging Voices

May 18 @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum – Red Dress PDX is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization established and run exclusively by volunteers. Through our events and donations, we support queer youth, help community members living with HIV and AIDS, help to fight domestic violence, and serve other community members in need.

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Win Tickets: Soul Stew Night w/ DJ Aquaman & Friends @ The Goodfoot | Funk, Soul, Disco, Break Beats & More!

May 10 @ Goodfoot – Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The […]

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WILL BERNARD ORGAN TRIO

Win Tickets ($20): Grammy nominated NYC-based guitarist Will Bernard w/ Joe Doria and Tarik Abouzied & Cliff Beach @ The Goodfoot | Soul, Jazz & Funk!

May 9 @ The Goodfoot – Grammy nominated NYC-based guitarist Will Bernard (John Medeski’s Mad Skillet, Stanton Moore) brings together Hammond B3 juggernaut Joe Doria (McTuff) and powerhouse drummer Tarik Abouzied (Skerik Band, Happy Orchestra) for a night of blistering soul, jazz, and funk.

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2019 Portland Derby @ The Redd | Perfect Weather, Outdoor Activities, Dance Party, DJ, Benefit for Oregon Active Foundation & Harper’s Playground

May 4 @ The Redd – The 15th Annual Portland Derby has something for everyone: a brand new venue (the gorgeous Redd on Salmon Street), perfect weather (sunny with a high of 75°), complimentary brunch for the first 300 attendees, cornhole and other outdoor activities, $3,000 in “Best Dressed” prizes (for both derby fashion and […]

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MANY Portland Cinco De Mayo Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+): Kentucky Derby, Gorge Open Studios Tour, Rose City Chocolate Festival, Tour of Remodeled Homes & More! | May 2-5, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Raise money for the pets on Saturday for Walk Run for the Animals in Vancouver. See the artists in their habitats at Gorge Open Studios Tour.  NBA Playoffs continue with Portland vs Denver. And this weekend is your last chance to see Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.

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2019 Portland Mother’s Day Neil Diamond Brunch w/ Tony Starlight | Classic Songs, 6 Piece Band

May 12 @ Tony Starlight Showroom – Bring mom out for brunch and Tony shall Neil before you! Along with a six-piece band, Tony performs a loving tribute to Neil Diamond with equal parts heart and laughter. Musically the performance is spot on, in fact Tony Starlight sounds so much like Diamond, that fans have […]

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Savoy Brown

Win Tickets ($70): Savoy Brown @ Aladdin Theater | Blues, Rock, Psychedelia, English Rock Group

May 12 @ Aladdin Theater – Modern rock music had its roots in the 1960’s while bands, such as Savoy Brown, helped lay the foundation by combining blues, rock and psychedelia. The band is a veritable history of music, and musicians, with multiple former members going on to form bands such as Foghat, or to […]

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