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 a fun event coming at ya this week! CHECK IT OUT!

ENTER TO WIN free tickets to see Vacations and Last Dinosaurs at the Crystal Ballroom on November 3!

Australian indie-rock bands Vacations and Last Dinosaurs are coming through town to co-headline a 32-date North American tour! Vacations formed in 2016 and their song “Young” certified Platinum in the U.S. in early 2023. This year, they unveiled “Next Exit,” their latest single and first release since their 2020 LP, Forever In Bloom. Last Dinosaurs have played sold out headlining shows and festivals across UK, Europe, Southeast Asia, South Africa, and the Americas. Tunes from their 2022 release, From Mexico With Love, have received rave reviews from tastemakers like Rolling Stone Australia, NME, FLOOD, and FLAUNT while resonating with audiences, generating 200k streams per day. Get your tickets now or enter to win two passes here!

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Fri Nov 3, 7:30 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!