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 LOT of great shows coming at ya this week! CHECK IT OUT!
• ENTER TO WIN TIX to see THE SHINS at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Sept 15 & 16!
The Shins play Pioneer Courthouse Square on September 15th and 16th, with special guest JOSEPH! Indie-rock mainstays for over two decades, The Shins are hitting the road to celebrate the 21st birthday of their debut album, Oh, Inverted World. Note: The September 16 show is already SOLD OUT—tickets for 9/15 are on sale now or enter to win tickets for either the 9/15 or 9/16 shows!
Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th, Thurs Sept 15 & Fri Sept 16, 6:30 pm, $53-$152.50, all ages
• ENTER TO WIN TIX to see MODEST MOUSE at Pioneer Courthouse Square on Aug 19 & 20!
Modest Mouse visits Pioneer Courthouse Square on August 19th and 20th! These energetic indie-rockers play back-to-back evenings in Portland’s living room, joined first by Blitzen Trapper, then by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. Tickets are on sale now or enter to win tickets for either the 8/19 or 8/20 shows!
Pioneer Courthouse Square, 701 SW 6th, Fri Aug 19 & Sat Aug 20, 6 pm, $45-$160, all ages
• ENTER TO WIN TIX to see CELESTE BARBER at the Keller Auditorium on Aug 17!
Hailed as the “Australian Queen of Comedy,” Celeste’s original celebrity parody Instagram account has attracted over 8.1 million followers. She is currently shooting her Netflix Comedy Wellmania, a new comedic drama series based on the novel Wellmania: Misadventures in the Search for Wellness. Don't miss your chance to see her live on the "Fine, Thanks" tour. Ticket on sale now, or enter to win!
Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay, Wed Aug 17, 7 pm, $44.50-$64, all ages
• ENTER TO WIN TIX to see CRASH TEST DUMMIES at the Aladdin on Aug 19!
Get ready, Portland: Crash Test Dummies plays Aladdin Theater on August 19th, with special guest Carleton Stone! Join the Juno Award-winning band as they celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album, The Ghosts That Haunt Me. Tickets are on sale now, or enter to win!
Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukie, Fri Aug 19, 7 pm, $39.50, all ages
• ENTER TO WIN TIX to see FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH at RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater on Aug 19!
Las Vegas heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch return in support of their upcoming new album AfterLife alongside metal legends Megadeth. Enter to win or get your tickets now!
RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater, 17200 NE Delfel Rd, Ridgefield, WA, Fri Aug 19, 6:30 pm, $22-$149, all ages
GOOD LUCK, and all winners will be notified by this Thursday. And check back next week for more FREE TIX from the Mercury!