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 TICKETS to see the Sabertooth Festival at the Crystal Ballroom on September 2!

Let's rejoice... SABERTOOTH RETURNS! The Crystal Ballroom proudly resurrects its infamous Psychedelic Stoner Metal MicroFest on Saturday September 2, featuring headliners Yob and Ludicra and a day-long schedule of bands on two stages. 21 and over only… tickets on sale now or enter to win two free passes here

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sat Sept 2, 4:20 pm, $39.99-$55, 21+


ENTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS to see the Gamer Rave at the Crystal Ballroom this Saturday, June 17!

Get ready to enter the world of video games in a unique way with Gamer Rave! We encourage party-goers to come dressed in their favorite video game cosplay and dance the night away on the dance floor. The DJ will be playing a mix of EDM and video game theme song remixes, creating an electrifying atmosphere that will keep you dancing all night long. Tickets on sale now or enter to win two free passes here! NOTE: To win this package, enter before noon on Friday, June 16!

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Sat June 17, 8 pm, $15-$35, 21+

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