Out and about around 94/7 Alternative Portland...

94/7 & Wentworth Subaru City Present Pet Aid 2014


Music, beer, and helping pets? Um, what’s not to love? Pet Aid is 94/7’s annual celebration of summer, music, beer and pets, and this year we'll kick back with performances by NONONO, The Colourist, Skaters, Wild Cub, and Bear Hands! Pet Aid is Sunday August 10th at Sellwood Riverfront Park and tickets are just $12 each and going fast! Gates open at 12pm, performances begin at 12:30pm and end at 6:40pm. Hope to see you there!

MusicfestNW: Spoon + Phantogram + HAIM + Girl Talk + more!


At long last we know who is playing MusicfestNW, August 16th and 17th at Waterfront Park! Girl Talk and Phantogram headline day 1 while Spoon and HAIM close out day 2! They'll be joined by a slew of others, including Future Islands, Run the Jewels, locals Shy Girls and Modern Kin and more! Learn more at musicfestnw.com. See you there!

94¢ Sir Sly Show at Crystal Ballroom!


Sir Sly show for only 94 cents? SERIOUSLY. Recent New Music Heaven band Sir Sly will hit Portland August 8th at the Crystal Ballroom and tickets can be yours for a very small price! Check your Nation e-mail for presale details – tickets go on sale to the general public June 27th.

Sundown at Ecotrust


Ecotrust heats up July evenings with the fifth edition of the Sundown Concerts. Sundown is quintessential summer in Portland - equal parts indie concert, block party, and classic Portland street fair. It’s back, for an even better fifth year, Thursdays in July starting 7/10 at 5:30 pm, at the Ecotrust Natural Capital Center between NW Irving and Johnson. And it’s still free. Each evening, the musical performances will be complemented by a themed street fair-style Showcase, featuring over 40 organizations working in the Pacific Northwest, delivering inventive solutions within conservation and environmentally-responsible enterprise. Cold frothy beverages and tasty local fare will be provided by Hot Lips Pizza and Laughing Planet. The series will be powered by a green power source.

The Flaming Lips and Cold War Kids Free Shows at 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Week!


The 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star week welcomes The Flaming Lips and Cold War Kids to a six-day celebration in downtown Portland, kicking off Friday August 1st.  On Sunday August 3rd, MLS Experience at Waterfront Park presented by AT&T will see The Flaming Lips concert presented by AT&T and Samsung Galaxy S® 5 Active™, with opening act Radiation City, draw a capacity crowd of 11,000 fans for a show at 5 p.m. The week at Pioneer Courthouse Square will be highlighted by a free Cold War Kids concert presented by AT&T on Tuesday at 9 p.m.  Visit www.MLSsoccer.com/allstar for more information! Woo!

TopDown: Rooftop Cinema Returns!


Join the NW Film Center atop Hotel Deluxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for the tenth season of Top Down: Rooftop Cinema. Doors open at 7pm each Thursday with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s Restaurant, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, KIND Healthy Snacks and Honest Tea with live music from local bands and DJs. The music begins at 8pm and the movies start at dusk! Purchase tickets online and save!
 
July 24th ::: Notorious ...... July 31st ::: Bottle Rocket ...... August 7th ::: The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. ...... August 14th ::: Vanishing Point ...... August 21st ::: Edward Scissorhands ......
August 28th ::: The King of Comedy
 

Fade to Light: A Multidimensional Fashion Event!


Fade to Light is a dynamic fashion show where each designer is encouraged to think outside the box regarding their runway presentation. Fade to Light aims to foster creative talent in Portland and help that talent succeed in the apparel industry. The next Fade to Light is August 20th at the Crystal Ballroom and features new collections from Bad Wolf Clothier, Bryce Black, emit creative, Mag-Big, Primal Haunt - Shelby Morgan & Kate Troyer Collection, StudioSKB, The Elephant Room, Urchin Redesign, WWJJD, with music by DJ Gregarious, hair by Oranj Studio and make-up by Beau Monde. Tickets are on sale now and are going fast! Part of the proceeds from tickets sales will be donated to Children's Healing Art Project (CHAP), who's mission is to bring the healing power of art to children in crisis and their families through a mobile team of teaching artists working in partnership with hospitals and community organizations.

The Bite of Oregon Returns!


What do Oregon’s top chefs, best wineries, craft breweries and finest cuisine have in common? They will take over Portland’s Waterfront Park to support Special Olympics Oregon during the 31st annual Bite Of Oregon, August 8, 9, and 10. Eat, drink and be merry at the Bite of Oregon! Learn more about The Bite of Oregon now!

Ziggy Marley at the Oregon State Fair


Ziggy Marley hits the L.B. Day Amphitheatre for the Oregon State Fair Saturday, August 23rd! Doors open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. Go free, or go VIP! Limited FREE general admission concert seating available, included with paid Fair admission. Or VIP tickets are on sale now for $35. Concert tickets must be printed out to be valid. Get your VIP ticket today and enjoy premium reserved seating, easy access to the venue, and your chance to win a backstage meet and greet!

2014 Clark County Fair


Make a splash at the 2014 Clark County Fair – August 1st -10th in Ridgefield, WA! This year's Fair is sure to provide you and your family with endless entertainment and excitement. Don't miss the featured exhibits Toytopia and Faircon plus family activities and carnival rides! Visit the Comcast Kids Park and Westfield Vancouver Mall Kids Stage for kids’ contests, local entertainment, and pony rides. Also, be sure to check out 4-H Events and the Junior Livestock Auction!


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