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 a great show coming at ya this week! CHECK IT OUT!

ENTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS to see The Roots at Crystal Ballroom on February 21!

It’s all Roots all night long at the Crystal Ballroom when the legendary hip hop masters take the stage on February 21. Since their early Philadelphia days, all the way through their stints as house band with Jimmy Fallon's late night show, Black Thought, Questlove and the rest of the guys have endeared themselves to just about all music lovers through their eclectic and passionate approach to their music. Enter to win free tix, or purchase your tickets now!

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Tues Feb 21, 8 pm, $89.99-$160, all ages

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