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Dodgy Mountain Men

Win Tickets: Dodgy Mountain Men, Ben Larson @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Bluegrass, A Unique Electro-acoustic Experience

October 10 @ The Goodfoot Dodgy Mountain Men sling a home-brewed Montana stompgrass that goes down smooth but packs a bite, mixing the rhythms of bluegrass, the soul of the blues and the energy of rock ‘n’ roll with a plethora of other musical traditions to create a unique electro-acoustic experience.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,700+): Portland Comedy Festival, VegFest, Haunted Pub Tour, Bigfoot Bash, Fall Home & Garden Show & More! | October 3-6, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get in some laughs with Tree Huggers Comedy. Bella Organic’s Haunted Corn Maze Opens Friday! Learn more about plant-based eating at VegFest. And apple season is here!

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erotic ball 2019

Get Your Tickets Soon for Portland’s Famous Erotic Ball Halloween Party @ Crystal Ballroom | Costume Contest, Cash Prizes, 3 Floors, Bands, DJs, Aerialists, Burlesque Performers & More!

The 2019 Portland Erotic Ball returns for its 20th year to the historic Crystal Ballroom on Saturday, October 26th as Portland’s biggest, sexiest adult Halloween party. The spectacular 3-story event is hosted by Emmy-nominee, Sasha Scarlett, and also features stilt walkers, aerial and burlesque performances & more!

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The Talbott Brothers

Win Tickets ($40): The Talbott Brothers – Run No More Tour @ Aladdin Theater | Americana Rock

October 18 @ Aladdin Theater – Blood is thicker than water and there’s nothing like family creating music together to prove it. With contrasting blood-harmonies and left-handed/right-handed guitar playing, singer-songwriter duo The Talbott Brothers combine rock, blues and pop with honest storytelling.

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Win Tickets ($60): Witch @ Revolution Hall | Featuring Kyle Thomas (King Tuff), J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr), Dave Sweetapple (Sweet Apple, Eerie) And Graham Clise (Annihilation Time, Lecherous Gaze)

October 20 @ Revolution Hall – Witch was born from a marriage of apparently contradictory influences. J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. renown and his long time friend Dave Sweetapple were interested in forming a hard rock band.

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Charley Crockett

Win Tickets ($40): Charley Crockett @ Aladdin Theater | Texas Swing, Louisiana Blues, New Orleans, R&B

November 2 @ Aladdin Theater – Charley Crockett, a true descendant of Davy Crockett, was born in a poor town in deep South Texas. His early years were spent between Texas and Louisiana, raised by a blues singing single mother in Dallas, and an uncle who introduced him to the big brass sound of the […]

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Win Tickets ($90): Rick Wakeman – Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour @ Revolution Hall | Keyboardist, Progressive Rock

October 17 @ Revolution Hall – After studying piano privately for 12 years, Rick gained a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, where he studied piano, clarinet and orchestration. In March 2012, Prince Charles presented him with his Fellowship of the RCM. He was also made a Professor at the London College of Music.

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Smiths to Smithereens

Win Tickets ($40): From Smiths to Smithereens: A Tribute to ‘80s College Rock @ Alberta Street Pub | Raffle, Drinks, Featuring Portland’s Best Bands, Benefit for p:ear

October 12 @ Alberta Street Pub – Wrangled by local musicians Pete Ficht and Ezra Holbrook, the 5th Annual “From Smiths to Smithereens: A Tribute to ‘80s College Rock” is a rocking show that features more than a dozen of Portland’s best bands playing.

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The Polish Ambassador "2020 : A Space Oddity"

Win Tickets ($90): 2020: A Space Oddity Portland New Year’s Eve Celebration w/ The Polish Ambassador @ Crystal Ballroom | w/ Random Rab, Wildlight, Weird is the New Normal, An Interdimensional Soirée

December 31 @ Crystal Ballroom – The Polish Ambassador (real name David Sugalski) is raising the bar for what it means to be a professionally touring musician. Sure, the electronic musician lays claim to producing the sweetest beats this side of the Milky Way Galaxy, but the world’s funkiest diplomat is also using his popularity […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,750+): Oktoberfest @ The Zoo, Spirit of Halloweentown, Randy Rainbow, Beaverton Restaurant Week & More! | September 26-29, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Dive into Fall w/ Oktoberfest Beer Belly dinner Thursday at EastBurn Public House. Suit up on Sunday for How I Met Your Mother trivia! Halloweentown opens and Randy Rainbow is in town! And Portland Comedy Festival starts Tuesday!

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Win Tickets ($70): Mercury Rev & Beth Orton @ Aladdin Theater | Performing Bobby Gentry’s The Delta Sweete

October 7 @ Aladdin Theater – Mercury Rev is Alternative rock band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1989. They started as a collective to provide soundtracks for student films the band debuted in the UK as exponents of a psychedelic and experimental breed of indie rock, gradually revealing a more melodic, bittersweet sound.

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Win Tickets ($60): Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde @ Revolution Hall | Alternative Hip Hop, w/ Mic Flont & Khingz, Massiah

October 13 @ Revolution Hall – Listening to “Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde” two full decades after its release, its sense of timeliness is unmistakable. Every song on the album inverts a hoary hip-hop cliché. With classics like “Oh Shit,” “Otha Fish”, “Ya’ Mama,” and hit single, “Passing Me By,” it is not surprising that […]

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The Long Ryders

Win Tickets ($50): The Long Ryders @ Aladdin Theater | Psychedelic Country Soul, Alt-Country, Paisley Underground, Rock ‘n’ Roll

October 8 @ Aladdin Theater – The Long Ryders were formed in 1982 by young American musicians influenced by Gram Parsons, C&W, Sir Doug Sahm, and the energetic punk scene found in their hometown of Los Angeles. The Long Ryders were a near-perfect anecdote to formula stadium rock and wimpy synth-pop.

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Hiss Golden Messenger

Win Tickets ($46): Hiss Golden Messenger @ Aladdin Theater | Folk, Indie, Blues, w/ Erin Rae

October 9 @ Aladdin Theater – Hiss Golden Messenger of Durham, North Carolina, a vehicle for singer-songwriter M.C. Taylor, calls up a wide spectrum of American vernacular music — from Archie Brownlee to the Staple Singers, and from singer-songwriters Van Morrison to Townes Van Zandt. After relocating from California to North Carolina, Taylor began to […]

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north Mississippi Allstars

Win Tickets ($50): North Mississippi Allstars – Up and Rolling Tour @ Aladdin Theater | American Southern Rock Blues

October 4 @ Aladdin Theater – A forgotten roll of film inspired a musical accompaniment, the North Mississippi Allstars’ new record Up and Rolling. Shot before the turn of the century, the photographs resonate with the music of four families from the Mississippi hills. The album captures the communal spirit upon which the band was […]

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