Who's ready to see some shows? Well, the Mercury is here to help with FREE TICKETS to see some of Portland's best concerts—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 coming at ya this week! CHECK IT OUT!


WIN FREE TICKETS to go to the WILD HARE MUSIC FEST at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds on July 15-16!

The Wild Hare Music Festival returns for its third year, July 15th and 16th at Clackamas County Fairgrounds! Headlined by Oklahoma songwriter Zach Bryan and GRAMMY-nominated guitar phenom Marcus King, this event features 22 artists from Country to Americana to Southern Rock. Enjoy plenty of food and drink, after-parties, spacious camping and so much more. Enter to win or tickets are on sale now!

Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE 4th, Canby, Fri July 15-Sat July 16, 6 pm, all ages, $49-$225


WIN FREE TICKETS to see ANTIFEST at Crystal Ballroom on October 8!

Coming at you on Saturday, October 8, the Crystal Ballroom hosts ANTIfest, featuring veteran punkers Anti-Flag with a slew of rockin’ acts: Good Riddance, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, The Last Gang, The Black Tones and The Macks. Show starts at 6 pm, so be ready for a long evening of the hard and loud. Enter to win or tickets are on sale now!

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sat Oct 8, 6 pm, all ages, $35

GOOD LUCK, and all winners will be notified by this Thursday. And check back next week for more FREE TIX from the Mercury!

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