Who's ready to see some shows? Well, the Mercury is here to help with FREE TICKETS TUESDAY—our way of saying thanks to our great readers and spread the word about some fantastic upcoming performances! (Psst... if you want to say thanks to the Mercury, please consider making a small monthly contribution to keep us alive and kickin'!) And oh boy, do we have some great shows going this week! CHECK 'EM OUT!

The 4th annual Portland Sketch Comedy Festival
Sketch comedy troupes from all over N. America descend on The Siren Theater for 3 glorious nights.

• WIN FREE TICKETS to see PEDRO THE LION at Revolution Hall on June 2!

Portland: Pedro The Lion plays Revolution Hall on June 2nd, with special guest Charlotte Cornfield! Seattle outfit Pedro The Lion delivers urgent storytelling and joyful musicianship from David Bazan and company's nostalgic/therapeutic new album, Havasu. Enter to win here or get those tickets now!

Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark, Thurs June 2, 8 pm, all ages, $25


• WIN FREE TICKETS to see ANAÏS MITCHELL at Revolution Hall on May 5!

The wildly talented Anaïs Mitchell plays Revolution Hall on Thursday, May 5! Dubbed by NPR as “one of the greatest songwriters of her generation”, the GRAMMY-winner visits with all-new music from her upcoming self-titled record. Enter to win here or get those tickets now!

Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark, Thurs May 5, 8 pm, all ages, $25


• WIN FREE TICKETS to see JERRY CANTRELL at Roseland Theater on May 1!

Win tickets to see Jerry Cantrell the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist, and main songwriter of Alice in Chains at the Roseland on Sunday May 1. While one of the most influential musicians of the grunge years, Cantrell's solo work is simultaneously dark, harmonious, and introspective—though with an unmistakable country twang. Enter to win here or get those tickets now!

Roseland Theater, 8 NW 6th, Sun May 1, 8 pm, all ages, $49.50-$75

GOOD LUCK, and all winners will be notified by this Thursday. And check back next week for another Mercury FREE TICKET TUESDAY!

The Rush Collective: PDX’s Hottest Tribute Band
Rediscover the sounds of RUSH through The RUSH Collective - This Friday, June 24 at The Doug Fir.