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 attend the Barbie Rave at Crystal Ballroom this Fri, July 20!

"C'mon, Barbie—let's go party!" It's a Barbie-inspired rave playing all your favorite plastic pop star bops. Barbie inspired outfits encouraged! Presented by Candi Pop. Get your tickets here or enter to win free tix! (But hurry, this contest closes at 10 am tomorrow, Friday July 20!)

Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, Fri July 20, 8 pm, $30 adv, 21+

GOOD LUCK! Winners will be notified by Friday afternoon (so enter by 10 am)! And check back next week for more FREE TIX from the Mercury!