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8:00 am 2018 NW Brain Tumor Walk
2018 NW Brain Tumor Walk @ Rose Quarter Commons
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
2018 NW Brain Tumor Walk @ Rose Quarter Commons
Register / info Date: Sunday, August 5, 2018 Location: Rose Quarter Commons, One Center Court, Portland, OR 97227 Registration: 8:00-9:00 AM Program and Activities: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Walk Start: 10:00 AM Length of... View Article
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7:00 pm Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train @ Moda Center
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Multi-platinum and award-winning artists Daryl Hall & John Oates and Train today announced their momentous co-headline North American summer tour, kicking off May 1 in Sacramento, CA and wrapping August 11 in Seattle, WA. Produced... View Article
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8:00 pm Jack White
Jack White @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Jack White @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Portland | Oregon | United States
with Olivia Jean Hot on the heels of announcing his new album BOARDING HOUSE REACH (out March 23 via Third Man/Columbia) and releasing the first single, “Connected by Love,” Jack White has unveiled an extensive run of North American... View Article
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7:00 pm Sirius Hits 1 Presents Panic! At The Disco: Pray for the Wicked Tour w Hayley Kiyoko, ARIZONA
Sirius Hits 1 Presents Panic! At The Disco: Pray for the Wicked Tour w Hayley Kiyoko, ARIZONA @ Moda Center
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm
Sirius Hits 1 Presents Panic! At The Disco: Pray for the Wicked Tour w Hayley Kiyoko, ARIZONA @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Panic! At The Disco has revealed that their highly-anticipated sixth studio album, Pray For The Wicked, will be released on June 22 via Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Records. The release of the new album will be... View Article
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12:00 pm Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show
Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 19 @ 8:00 pm
Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Portland | Oregon | United States
Friday, August 17 | 12pm – 8pm The 2018 Portland Renovation & Landscaping Show, sponsored by Chrysler, is coming to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the Rose Quarter, August 17-19! Exhibitors will showcase everything for... View Article
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10:00 am Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show
Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am
Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Portland | Oregon | United States
Saturday, August 18 | 10am – 7pm The 2018 Portland Renovation & Landscaping Show, sponsored by Chrysler, is coming to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the Rose Quarter, August 17-19! Exhibitors will showcase everything for... View Article
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11:00 am Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show
Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am
Portland Renovation and Landscaping Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Portland | Oregon | United States
Sunday, August 19 | 11am – 5pm The 2018 Portland Renovation & Landscaping Show, sponsored by Chrysler, is coming to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in the Rose Quarter, August 17-19! Exhibitors will showcase everything for... View Article
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7:00 pm Smashing Pumpkins
Smashing Pumpkins @ Moda Center
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
Smashing Pumpkins @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins have announced the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour, their first tour in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and James Iha.... View Article
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11:00 am 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s
2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Moda Center
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am
2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
Register / info This is what a movement looks like. Coming together to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.
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Smashing Pumpkins @ Moda Center
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm
Smashing Pumpkins @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States

GRAMMY® Award-winning, acclaimed alternative rock pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins have announced the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour, their first tour in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin, and James Iha. Produced by Live Nation, the 36-city tour will kick off in Glendale, AZ on July 12, 2018 and visit North American arenas throughout the summer. Tickets for the Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour will go on sale to the general public starting Friday, February 23 at 10:00am local time and be available at www.smashingpumpkins.com, LiveNation.com, and via the Live Nation App.

“Some 30 years ago, as The Smashing Pumpkins, James Iha and I began a musical journey in the cramped rear bedroom of my Father’s house. And so it’s magic to me that we’re able to coalesce once more around the incredible Jimmy Chamberlin, to celebrate those songs we’ve made together,” shared Corgan.

The band broke news of the tour this morning with a dramatic video featuring original Siamese Dream album cover stars Ali Laenger and LySandra Roberts. Watch the clip HERE.

The monumental Shiny And Oh So Bright Tour, which coincides with the 30th anniversary of the band’s formation, will highlight music from the group’s inception through 2000, and will exclusively feature material from their groundbreaking debut Gish through Siamese Dream, Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, Adore, and Machina. Longtime Smashing Pumpkins guitarist Jeff Schroeder will also take part, as the band moves to a three guitar lineup to better emulate the signature tones and textures of their albums.

“This show and staging will be unlike any we’ve ever done, and will feature a set unlike any we’ve ever played. For if this is a chance at a new beginning, we plan on ushering it in with a real bang,” added Corgan.

Formed in Chicago, IL in 1988, The Smashing Pumpkins released their heralded debut album Gish in 1991 and found mainstream success with 1993’s 4x multi-platinum Siamese Dream and 1995’s 10x multi-platinum Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. With nine studio albums and over 30 million albums sold to date, the GRAMMY®, MTV VMA, and American Music Award winning band remains an influential force in alternative rock.

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2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s @ Moda Center
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am
2018 Walk to End Alzheimer's @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States

Register / info

This is what a movement looks like. Coming together to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.

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Sam Smith @ Moda Center
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm
Sam Smith @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States

with Beth Ditto

Sam Smith’s sophomore album, The Thrill Of It All, will be released worldwide on November 3rd via Capitol Records. The pre-order is underway now at http://samsmith.world/TTOIAUS. Fans who pre-order the digital album will instantly receive the new track “Pray” plus the first single, “Too Good At Goodbyes.”  See below for full track listing.

Today, Smith announced the North American dates for The Thrill Of It All tour. The arena run will kick off on June 18, 2018 at Air Canada Centre in Toronto and include shows at Barclays Center in Brooklyn (June 27), New York City’s Madison Square Garden (June 29) and STAPLES Center in Los Angeles (August 28 & 29). See below for itinerary.  An exclusive 24-hour ticket pre-sale for fans will begin on Wednesday, October 11, at 10:00 AM local time at http://samsmithworld.com.  Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, October 12, at 10:00 AM local time.  Each ticket purchased online for any of the U.S. dates on The Thrill Of It All tour will include a copy of Smith’s new album.  Visit http://samsmithworld.com for additional details.

Smith will be the musical guest on “Saturday Night Live” on October 7.  He recently gave fans a taste of his new album during a series of intimate shows in London, New York, Los Angeles and Berlin. The Thrill Of It All finds Smith once again working alongside close friend and long-time collaborator Jimmy Napes plus Timbaland, Malay, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd and Stargate. He also collaborates with the unsigned artist YEBBA on the song “No Peace.”

“Too Good At Goodbyes,the album’s first single, is a global smash, hitting No. 1 on the U.K. and Global Spotify Charts and topping the U.K. and U.S. iTunes charts. It has captured the top spot on the U.K.’s Official Singles Chart Top 100 for three consecutive weeks, marking Smith’s sixth No. 1 single there. In the U.S., “Too Good At Goodbyes,” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart. Worldwide Spotify streams of the single already exceed 100 million. Views of the official video, which can be seen HERE, are nearing 60 million.

Rolling Stone hailed “Too Good At Goodbyes as “poignant” and TIME observed, “Cue the swelling violins, gospel chorus and Smith’s inevitable return to dominance.” Vulture said, “Crooning with his trademark soul, Smith packs an emotional punch with his lyrics…It’s been a long wait…but if the rest of his upcoming album is as moving as this new song, it has certainly been worth it.”

Released in June 2014, Smith’s In The Lonely Hour was the biggest selling U.K. male debut in the SoundScan era and went on to sell 13 million adjusted albums worldwide. In February 2015, Smith set a GRAMMY® record, winning a total of four awards – the most ever received by a U.K. artist following the release of a debut album. He was named Best New Artist, In The Lonely Hour took Best Pop Vocal Album honors and his single “Stay With Me” won awards for both Record and Song of the Year. Smith has also earned an Oscar, a Golden Globe, three Billboard Music Awards and three BRIT Awards, among others.

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Foo Fighters: Concrete & Gold Tour 2018 @ Moda Center
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm
Foo Fighters: Concrete & Gold Tour 2018 @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States

Since releasing their self-titled debut in 1995, the Foo Fighters have been at the forefront of guitar-heavy rock. The origin of the band can be traced back to David Grohl’s days as a drummer for Nirvana when he would write solo material when not playing with the legendary group. While Grohl handled all of the instrumentation for the Foo Fighters’ first album, band members have since joined Grohl in the studio and on tour. In 1997, the band released The Colour and the Shape, followed by 1999’s There Is Nothing Left to Lose and One by One in 2002. In Your Honor, a 2-CD album, was released in 2005 and revealed the band’s impressive scope, ranging from quiet, acoustic songs to pounding, all-out rock. Hit songs from the Foo Fighters include “This is a Call,” “Big Me,” “Learn to Fly,” “All My Life,” and “Best of You.”

Foo Fighters’ newest LP, Concrete and Gold was released on September 15, 2017. The eponymous tour will take the band to Portland’s Moda Center on September 10, 2018.

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Portland Veterans Stand Down @ Exhibit Hall
Sep 11 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Portland Veterans Stand Down @ Exhibit Hall

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The Portland Veterans Stand Down – Oregon’s largest – honors and supports Veterans who are either experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. Women and men who have served in the military access essential supportive resources and services, employment and connections to local, state and federal support. This community-led partnership combines local nonprofits, government officials, corporations and businesses to welcome over 300 veterans annually.

Florence + the Machine @ Moda Center
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm
Florence + the Machine @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States

There’s a reason why South London musicians Florence Welch and Isabella “The Machine” Summers, a.k.a. Florence and the Machine, have filled stadiums, amphitheaters, and concert halls worldwide to max capacity. Ask any fan and they’ll tell you that their lush, genre-defying indie art rock sounds even better live than on their multi award-winning studio albums. Indeed, their reputation for putting on phenomenal shows has fans eagerly anticipating tour dates and pouncing on tickets as soon as they’re available. Why such devotion? Florence’s energetic, fiery stage presence matches her signature crimson tresses, adding that much more drama to such orchestral gems as “Cosmic Love,” “Dog Days Are Over,” “No Light, No Light,” “Rabbit Heart (Raise it Up)”—just to name a few. What’s more, their artful, literary lyrics, soaring vocals, and theatrical concerts have caused critics to draw comparisons to Kate Bush and Siouxsie and the Banshees. However, despite their old school appeal, their style is fresh enough to attract fans of Adele, Amy Winehouse, and Beyoncé (who also counts herself as a hug Florence fan).

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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Portland | Oregon | United States

with Nas, Santigold, and Iman Omari

As a member of the Fugees and a decorated solo artist, the legendary Ms. Lauryn Hill broke new ground for female artists in hip hop, becoming one of the most dominant musical figures of the ’90s and the first hip-hop artist to take home a Grammy for Album of the Year. With new material and a critically-acclaimed tour in 2013, Hill proved she hasn’t lost her edge – or her voice – taking the stage with a full backing band and breathing new life into her catalog of hits with updated arrangements, extensive improvisation, and dramatic readings of her socially conscious verses.

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Feast Portland @ Rose Quarter Commons
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm
Feast Portland @ Rose Quarter Commons | Portland | Oregon | United States

Portland’s biggest food festival’s main event takes place on the Rose Quarter Commons, and this year they’re throwing a throwback party.

It’s no secret, we’re all obsessed (again) with the 80s and 90s. The permed hair, leg warmers and seven-layer dip are back, and we’ve enlisted the help of 20 of the hottest chefs from Portland and across America to jog your memory with their own unexpected takes on what we ate back then. Set to a cassette-worthy mix of hair bands, grunge and classic hip-hop, you’ll be channeling your inner Michael or Britney in no time. To make things even more interesting, we’ve turned this into a team competition where half the chefs will represent the 80s and the other half the 90s in a throwback cook-off that’s guaranteed to knock your parachute pants off. Maybe your shoulder pads, too.

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NEEDTOBREATHE: Forever On Your Side Tour with special guest JOHNNYSWIM @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Comedy Get Down Tour @ Moda Center
Sep 14 @ 8:00 pm
The Comedy Get Down Tour @ Moda Center | Portland | Oregon | United States

Numerous motion picture appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows, and three books. Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, and George Lopez have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing the laughs for decades. Back by popular demand! This is a once in a lifetime chance to see four members of comedy royalty come together for the comedy event of the year ‘The Comedy Get Down’ on September 14 at Moda Center. Tickets are on sale Friday June 15 at rosequarter.com.

 

Cedric “The Entertainer” is best known for crowd-pleasing performances in hit films & television shows such as Barbershop (franchise), Be Cool, The Original Kings of Comedy, and the top-ranking Madagascar animated franchise, as well as being executive producer and star for five seasons of his own hit comedy series, “The Soul Man” on TV Land. Currently, Cedric stars (along with his fellow funnymen George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin, & the late Charlie Murphy) in the clever mockumentary TV series, “The Comedy Get Down” (based on the current national tour of the same name) which cleverly exaggerates the many funny things that happen to the comics while on their real-life tour. Additionally, Cedric co-stars opposite Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish in the much-buzzed about new TBS comedy series, “The Last OG”.

D.L. Hughley has created a name for himself as an accomplished stand up, actor, talk show host and author.  DL starred in his namesake TV show that ran on ABC, “The Hughley’s”, and is also well known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy tour and docu-film The Original Kings of Comedy. In addition to touring on the Comedy Get Down Tour, D.L. can be heard weekday afternoons as host of the nationally syndicated radio show “The D.L. Hughley Show.” Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, Hughley is a published author; and was honored with a prestigious Peabody Award for his satirical documentary special “DL Hughley: The Endangered List”. His third book, How Not to Get Shot, is scheduled for release this June 2018.

George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight”, a late-night television talk show on TBS; and television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and has been named a Harris Poll top 10 favorite television personality. Lopez is also known for his extensive charity work with various foundations. In 2017, Lopez filmed his HBO Comedy Special, George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington, D.C.. Currently, he is the star in the hit TV Land comedy Lopez”.

Eddie Griffin has received worldwide recognition for acting, writing and producing numerous stand-up comedy specials, movies, television appearances, and music and comedy albums. A few notable projects from Griffin include “Def Comedy Jam”, “HBO One Night Stand”, “Malcolm & Eddie” for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series award, Undercover Brother, John Q., Jason’s Lyric, My Baby’s Daddy, Dysfunktional Family, Norbit, “Freedom Of Speech”, “A Fool And His Money” (stage play), “You Can Tell Em’ I Said It” and, most recently, “All About The Money” (Netflix), A Star Is Born opposite Lady Gaga (2018), and his much anticipated Comedy Special “Eddie Griffin: Undeniable” airing on Showtime Networks February 9, 2018. Comedy Central also honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of all time.