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The Magnetic Fields- 50 Song Memoir (Night 2)

Win Tickets ($70): The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir (Night 2) @ Revolution Hall | One Song for Each Year of Stephin Merritt’s Life

May 4 @ Revolution Hall – 50 Song Memoir is the new album from songwriter Stephin Merritt’s beloved recording project, the Magnetic Fields. This personal album, containing fifty songs, one for each year of the artist’s life, is projected for a late 2016/early 2017 release on Nonesuch Records. The album commenced recording on Stephin Merritt’s […]

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Yak Attack Album Release Party

Win Tickets ($20): Yak Attack Album Release Party @ The Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Electronica, Live Loops

April 29 @ The Goodfoot – Yak Attack has been building buzz by touring frequently throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, and the Mountain West. The group’s music is best described as “organic electronica”, using skillful playing, live loops, and tightly constructed songs combined with raw improvisation to build high-energy and uplifting dance music from scratch, […]

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handmade instruments

2017 NW Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit @ Marylhurst University | 80+ Artisans, Demos, Performances, Guitars, Bowed & Stringed Instruments, Mandolins & More!

On April 29 and 30, 2017, more than 80 artisans from across the Pacific Northwest will gather at Marylhurst University to display all types of guitars, bowed and stringed instruments, mandolins, banjos, ukes, percussion and ancient instruments.

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Head for the Hills

Win Tickets ($24): Head for the Hills @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge | Progressive Bluegrass, Jazz, Indie, Rock, Hip-hop

April 26 @ The Goodfoot – Head for the Hills has a simple but continuing dilemma they can’t seem to resolve. Specialists have been hired to no avail and the predicament persists: how does one describe the multifarious music of Head for the Hills? Among the top contenders are catchy turns of phrase like post-bluegrass, […]

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Marc Cohn

Win Tickets ($84): Grammy Winner Marc Cohn @ Aladdin Theater | Pop, Rock, Acoustic

May 4 @ Aladdin Theater – Marc Cohn is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his platinum-selling debut record with a series of very special concerts. Joined by an all-star band, Marc will be performing his Grammy-winning record in its entirety, from start to finish. From the iconic opening track “Walking In Memphis,” to the album […]

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Arlo Guthrie

Win Tickets ($90): Arlo Guthrie @ Revolution Hall | Folk, Songwriter, Activist

May 2 @ Revolution Hall – Arlo Guthrie has been known to generations as a prolific songwriter, social commentator, master storyteller, actor and activist. Born in Coney Island, New York in 1947, Arlo is the eldest son of Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of The Committee to […]

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Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

Win Tickets ($40): Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors @ Aladdin Theater | Americana Rock, w/ Stephen Kellogg

May 3 @ Aladdin Theater – Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors is an Americana band from Memphis and East Nashville, TN. Formed in 2006 by Drew Holcomb (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica), the band includes Nathan Dugger (guitar, keys), Rich Brinsfield (bass), Jonathan Womble (drums), and Grant Pittman (keys).

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MANY Portland 420 Weekend Events & Giveaways ($350+): Soul’d Out Music Festival, Pizza Week, Earth Day, Blazers, Comedy & More! | April 20-23, 2017

Hello, Portland! 420 is here and we’ve got dinners, music, concerts & more! There’s still time to enter The Daily Leaf’s Giveaway. Soul’d Out Music Festival continues through the weekend. Earth Day is Saturday. Game 3 Blazers vs Warriors is Saturday.

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Soul Stew

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

April 21 @ The 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 […]

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Egg Hunts, Brunch, Soul’d Out Festival, SCRUMptious, Spring Beer & Wine Festival, Blazers & More! | April 13-16, 2017

Hello, Portland! Easter weekend is here! Hunt for eggs & treats and mystery or tour the city’s naughty past. Blazers are in the playoffs! Stock up on beautiful plants at Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale. Chefs battle for your vote at SCRUMptious and Soul’d Out Music Festival starts next week.

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Choir! Choir! Choir!

Win Tickets ($40): Choir! Choir! Choir! @ Aladdin Theater | The Audience is the Choir, Pushing Music’s Boundaries

April 14 @ Aladdin Theater – Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Toronto-based singing group led by creative directors Nobu Adilman and Daveed Goldman. The duo takes a non-traditional approach; there are no auditions, and the audience is the choir. Just show up and they’ll teach you an original arrangement to a song you love. Founded […]

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Aladdin Theater | New Orleans Jazz

April 18 @ Aladdin Theater – The Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New […]

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"Love and Fire

Win Tickets ($30+): Oregon Repertory Singers Presents Love and Fire @ First United Methodist Church | Featuring American and Spanish Composers, Renaissance to Present Day

April 22-23 @ First United Methodist Church – In the final concert of their 43rd season this April, Oregon Repertory Singers will perform some of the greatest choral music from American and Spanish composers. Love and Fire will feature works from the Renaissance to the present day, previewing the program ORS takes on tour to […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Bridge to Brews, Grand Tasting, Japanese Garden, Blind Cafe, Aries Spears & More! | April 6-9, 2017

Hello, Portland! Spring is here! Stop by North 45 tonight for Brew Hog Blowout! Eat in the dark w/ Blind Cafe, or get the first glimpse of Portland Japanese Garden’s Huge Expansion. Tickets for MusicFestNW go on sale Friday morning and 80s Video Dance Attack celebrates their 12th anniversary this weekend!

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Jujuba

Win Tickets: Afrobeat Dance Party w/ JUJUBA @ The Goodfoot | Full Horn Section, Rubbery Bass, Intricate Percussion

April 6 @ Goodfoot Pub & Lounge – 13 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 […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Final Four, Ciderfest, Comedy, Bassem Youssef, Burlesque, Tulip Festival & More! | March 30-April1, 2017

Hello, Portland! April Fool’s Day is here we have a  lot of fun things to do this weekend! Cheer on Oregon in March Madness! See delicious drag and burlesque at Final Fridays: Bombshell! Joe Machi headlines Helium and Dan Cable Presents: All These Foolz at Secret Society. Sample among 60+ ciders at Portland Hophouse Ciderfest! […]

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