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!
Lotus is a five-piece instrumental band that has evolved and grown over 20 plus years. They were early adopters of electronic beats and pairing sounds from dance music with jam music, but also draw on psych-rock, post-rock, disco, funk, and jazz. Their dance-inducing, high energy shows have made them festival favorites. Enter to win or purchase those tickets now!
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sat April 29, 8 pm, $20-$35, 18+
My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult (TKK) have been conjuring up sonic tales of sex, blasphemy and kitschy horror since 1987. TKK helped develop the industrial music genre, yet have consistently evolved their sound, creating one of the most diverse repertoires in modern day music. They can be described as electronic rock, heavily influenced by both disco and punk, with the distinctive use of spoken-word samples lifted from B-movies laced throughout their songs. Enter to win or purchase those tickets now!
Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Fri May 26, 8 pm, $30-$45, 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!