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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Soul’d Out Music Festival, Rabbit Romp, Egg Hunts, 420 Events & More! | April 18-21, 2019

Easter weekend is here, Portland! Celebrate Easter w/ a cruise, brunch, tea, Rabbit Romp & More. Head to Pix Patisserie and see if you can find the golden ticket! Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train opens at Coho Theater. And find specials, discounts and more all weekend for 420!

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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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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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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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Ron Artis II and The Truth

Win Tickets ($24): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Ron Artis II and The Truth @ The Star Theater | w/ Worth+Moorea Masa

April 22 @ Star Theater – Ron has grown in all genres of music and loves to create new songs on the spot in his concerts, believing that “Music is meant to be lived, as life is meant to be lived.” Ron has worked with Mick Fleetwood, Booker T Jones, Jack Johnson, Mike Love, Jake […]

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Win Tickets ($63): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Funk Legends The Zapp+The Dazz Band @ The Roseland Theater | w/ ​Marlon L McClain​ & ​The Othership Connection

April 21 @ Roseland Theater – Zapp unleashes funky, high-energy music with a contagious groove built for dancing, loving and good times. Made up of masterful musicians who have been getting down together since the late 1970s, the group’s sizzling chemistry can be attributed to the fact that it has always been a joyful family […]

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Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents ¡Cubanismo! @ The Star Theater | w/ The Tezeta Band

April 21 @ Star Theater – The all-star ¡Cubanismo! orchestra play sizzling dance tunes full of swaggering horn charts and wild polyrhythms that recall the vintage big-band son sound, traditional rumba, cha-cha and lesser known danzon and pa’ca rhythms arranged in the descarga (jam) tradition developed by Cuban jazz players of the ‘40s.

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Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Grammy Nominee Cécile McLorin Salvant @ Revolution Hall | w/ Special Guest Guardian

April 21 @ Revolution Hall – Shortly before the release of Cécile McLorin Salvant’s debut Mack Avenue album ​WomanChild​, critic Ben Ratliff made a bold prediction in the pages of the New York Times. McLorin Salvant, he claimed, “is still mostly unknown to jazz audiences”—then added: “though not for much longer.” ​WomanChild​ went on to […]

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Win Tickets ($53): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Noname & BJ The Chicago Kid @ Portland’s Crystal Ballroom | w/ Guest ​Gus Dapperton

April 20 @ Crystal Ballroom – Noname (born Fatimah Warner) is an American artist from Chicago, Illinois, who blurs the lines of poetry and rap through the music she creates. Growing up on the southside of Chicago, she became enamored with poetry and spoken word, pouring over Def Poetry Jam clips on YouTube and attending […]

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Win Tickets ($56): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Multi-instrumentalist PJ Morton & Leela James @ Portland’s Aladdin Theater | Grammy Winner, With Special Guest Brik Liam Music

April 20 @ Aladdin Theater – Grammy award winning R&B artist PJ Morton comes to Portland on April 20th, 2018 with soul singer Leela James to play the Aladdin Theater as part of the 9th annual 2018 Soul’d Out Music Festival. Morton’s singing, songwriting, producing, and as a multi-instrumentalist has spanned collaborations with Adam Levine […]

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Win Tickets ($57): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW @ Portland’s Roseland Theater | Soul, R&B, Hip Hop

April 19 @ Roseland Theater – R+R=NOW is Robert Glasper, Terrace Martin, Christian Scott, Derrick Hodge, Taylor McFerrin & Justin Tyson. It looks like 2018 may just be another year of amazing collaborations and new releases we’ll be impatiently waiting to drop. Pianist/songwriter/producer Robert Glasper just announced that he’s creating a music super group and […]

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Lionel Loueke.

Win Tickets ($40): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents West African Jazz Guitar Master Lionel Loueke @ The Jack London Revue | Two Shows

April 18 @ Jack London Revue – West African guitarist ​Lionel Loueke​ was inspired by his brother, who taught him how to play during his late teenage years. Stops at the Ivory Coast’s National Institute of Arts, Paris’ American School of More Than Music, and Berklee College of Music led ​Loueke​ to appearances on a […]

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Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Festival Presents Oscar Winner Giorgio Moroder w/ DaM-FunK @ Roseland Theater | “Flashdance,”Disco, Funk

April 21 @ Roseland Theater – One of the principal architects of the disco sound, producer and composer Giorgio Moroder was born in Ortisei, Italy, on April 26, 1940. Upon relocating to Munich, Germany, he established his own studio, Musicland, and recorded his debut single “Looky, Looky” in 1969; his first LP, Son of My […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900): GanjaCon, 420 Events, Soul’d Out Music Festival, Pizza Week & More! | April 14-17, 2016

Hello Portland! Soul’d Out Music Festival is here! Bunny Wailer, BILAL, Allen Toussaint Tribute,Thomas Jack & More! Bernie and Hillary debate tonight. GanjaCon is Sunday and 420 is coming up next week! PureGreen is celebrating Saturday -Wednesday! There’s lots of opportunity to dance this weekend w/ Tropitaal & Jai Ho!

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BILAL with TopHat

Win Tickets ($40): Soul’d Out Music Festival presents BILAL with TopHat @ Star Theater | Grammy Nominee, Neo Soul, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz

April 15 @ Star Theater – If there was one R&B artist for whom the neo-soul categorization seemed limiting, it was Philadelphia native Bilal. None of his recordings resembled the sycophantic worship of soul artists who thrived in the ’60 and ’70s, and it wasn’t just because his voice — classically trained, capable of singing […]

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Bunny Wailer

Win Tickets ($50): Soul’d Out Music Festival presents Bunny Wailer & The Solomonic Orchestra @ Roseland Theater | w/ Imarhan & Rising, Buffalo Tribe

April 15 @ Roseland Theater – As a founding member of the Wailers, and the trio’s only surviving member, Bunny Wailer, has become a respected elder statesmen of the Jamaican music scene. His vocal and composing contributions to the Wailers had helped seen to that, while over the years Wailer has endeavoured to keep the […]

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Soul'd Out

2016 Portland Soul’d Out Music Festival | Featuring Sharon Jones & The Dapkings, Bonnie Raitt, Bunny Wailer, SZA, BJ The Chicago Kid & more!

April 13-17 @ Various Venues Across Portland – The Soul’d Out Music Festival curates a wide and eclectic lineup that brings together world-renowned artists from the worlds of Jazz, Hip-Hop, Blues, Funk, Electronic, World Music, Fusion and even Country—-all under the banner of “Soul Music.”

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Win Tickets ($40): Soul’d Out Music Festival Presents Goapele @ Star Theater | w/ Coco Columbia

April 15 @ Star Theater – Seamlessly blending genres while refusing to be limited by the “neo-soul” tag, the eloquent singer/songwriter completed her first release Closer in 2001 and never looked back. Embraced from the beginning by critics and fans alike, Goapele craved the perfect niche for herself as she created music that fused jazz, […]

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Caravan Palace

Win Tickets ($40): Caravan Palace w/ Bombino & Medium Troy Dub Orchestra @ Roseland Theater | 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival

The surprise breakout band of the last decade, the apostles of Electro Swing and precursors of a laidback yet terribly upbeat trend, is coming up with an evocative second album: Panic! This time, Caravan Palace takes us even farther than their first album (that sold more than 150 000 copies) and continues an amazing adventure […]

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Tinariwen @ Aladdin Theater

Win Tickets ($60): Tinariwen @ Aladdin Theater | w/ The Melodic, 2014 Soul’d Out Music Festival

Tinariwen, whose back-story has variously been described as “the most compelling of any band” (Songlines), “the most rock’n’roll of them all” (The Irish Times), “hard-bitten” (Slate.com) and “dramatic” (The Independent), are both a dream and a nightmare for any aspiring music writer: a dream because the most superficial ‘headlines’ of their tale – rebellion, guns […]

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