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

Enter to WIN FREE TIX to see Africa Fashion at PAM on November 18 - February 18 (you choose the date)!

Africa Fashion celebrates the richness and diversity of African creativity, cultures, and histories, using fashion as a catalyst. Spanning the mid-twentieth century to contemporary designs, the irresistible creativity, ingenuity, and global impact of contemporary African fashions are celebrated in an extensive display of garments, textiles, adornments, personal testimonies, photographs, film, and catwalk footage. Get your tickets now or enter to win tickets here (for any day during its run)!

Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park, Nov 8-Feb 18, $22-$25, all ages

Enter to WIN FREE TIX to see Bridge City Sinners on New Year's Eve at the Crystal Ballroom!

From the misty, pine-covered hills of the Pacific Northwest hail the Bridge City Sinners, who span the continuum from prohibition-era jazz to Appalachian death folk. This traditional string band lineup bends the meaning of the word genre, playing festivals from Punk Rock Bowling, to Muddy Roots, to Oregon's Bluegrass String Summit. It's gonna be a banger of a NYE show, so get your tickets now or enter to win here!

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sun Dec 31, 9 pm, $30-$65, 21+

GOOD LUCK! Winners will be notified on Monday, and check back next week for more FREE TIX from the Mercury!