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This Week in Music News

Mar 4th. Hawthorne Theatre, News Roundup, Portland


Yung Lean Swedish rapper Yung Lean put out his third studio album this week called Warlord. Yung Lean will be performing at the Hawthorne Theatre on April 1st. BUY TICKETS   Santigold Santigold released her album 99¢ this week! Her album features her new single Can’t Get Enough Of Myself. If you go here, you […]

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Show of the week: Metric

Feb 29th. Uncategorized


Metric, from Toronto Canada, played for a sold out crowd at the Roseland Theater on February 19th. Metric consists of lead singer  Emily Haines, guitarist James Shaw, bassist Joshua Winstead and drummer Joules Scott-Key. All the members play multiple instruments, as well as contribute to the lyrics. Metric  was formed in 1998, consisting of Emily […]

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Download of the Week: Coasts

Feb 26th. downloads, Hawthorne Theatre, Portland


We have a free music download for some artists that have upcoming shows with us. Look below and download some free tracks! England-based rock band Coasts is our free download of the week! To obtain your exclusive free download, all you have to do is join their mailing list here. Coasts will be playing at the […]

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#CascadeFanArtFriday! The Avett Brothers   Thursday, July 21st @ McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater- Tickets Here        Instagram User: @ajallen Instagram user: @mariahdemarco Instagram user: @greyfeather_art If you have a piece of art work you want to be featured feel free to email submissions to

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This Week in Music News

Feb 19th. Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, Seattle


Animal Collective Indie band veterans Animal Collective have put out their 10th studio album this week. Their new album “Painting With” features their new single FloriDada, which they put out a trippy psychedelic music video for. Animal Collective has a sold out show at the Roseland Theater on March 5th. The Summer Set Pop band The […]

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Rob Crow Ticket Contest!

Feb 17th. Uncategorized

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Want to win a pair of tickets to Rob Crow in PDX?   Monday, March 21st @8pm at The Hawthorne Theatre      HOW TO ENTER:   1. Click that you are “going” to the Rob Crow’s Gloomy Place Facebook event that you can find HERE 2. Comment on either our blog post or Facebook […]

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Jack & Jack

Artists To Watch, Cascade Tickets Show, Featured, Uncategorized


If you are not convinced that social media is taking over, then learning about Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnsons careers will change your mind. Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson, more popularly known as Jack & Jack launched their careers with the help of social media, specifically Vine, a form of social media where you can […]

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Interview with Vigil Wolves

Feb 15th. Interviews


Photo by Sierra Duarte   Cascade Tickets sat down with Bryan Lynch from Vigil Wolves. We got to know more about how the band was formed, their unique recording process and what to expect from them in 2016.   What is your name and what is your role in the band? My name is Bryan […]

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Feb 12th. #CascadeFanArtFriday


#CascadeFanArtFriday!   Every other Friday we will be featuring paintings, drawings, sketches, doodles, collages or anything that you consider art of one of our upcoming artists! For our first week we chose Saint Motel! Check out all of these talented pieces by fans.   Saint Motel will be playing:   Friday, May 27th @ HiFi Music […]

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A Day In The Life of a Talent Buyer

Feb 10th. Day in the Life Of...


Photo by Sierra Duarte Cascade Tickets recently met up with Sean, who is a talent buyer for local PDX promoter, Mike Thrasher Presents. We got some insight to what goes into being a talent buyer.   How did you get into the music industry? My first music related thing was after college, where I started […]

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A Day in the Life of…

Feb 5th. Interviews


Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite concerts? Those unforgettable shows and festivals don’t just get put together with the touch of a button. There is a whole system and process in place filled with many hard working individuals to make those amazing concerts possible. In honor of all those rad […]

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This Week in Music News

Hawthorne Theatre, News Roundup, Portland, Seattle


Prong Metal rockers Prong released their newest album X-No Absolutes this week. Their album features their newest single, Cut and Dry. Catch them at the Hawthorne Theatre in Portland on May 27th. BUY TICKETS   St. Lucia Indie pop band St. Lucia just released their album Matters. Their album has their newest hit Dancing On Glass on it, […]

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Artists To Watch: Vince Staples and Scarface

Feb 4th. Artists To Watch


Vince Staples   Straight out of Long Beach, California, Vince Staples is a breath of fresh air for hip-hop heads. Steering away from mainstream rap where drugs, weapons and parties are glorified, Staples brings truth and real-life hardships to his lyrics. The 21-year-old rapper isn’t afraid to call out industry politics in hopes that he will […]

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Download of the Week: Mystery Skulls

Jan 29th. downloads, Hawthorne Theatre


We have a free music download for some artists that have upcoming shows with us. Look below and download some free tracks! Mystery Skulls Electronic/indie artist Mystery Skulls has a free download of their latest single “Magic” featuring Nile Rodgers and Brandy. Download their song here.  Mystery Skulls stops in Portland on February 19th at […]

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This Week in Music News

Jan 22nd. McMenamins


Panic! at the Disco Rock alums Panic! at the Disco released their 5th studio album this week, Death of a Bachelor. Their album features their single “Victorious”. Panic! at the Disco is gearing up for their tour with Weezer, which stops in Oregon on July 30th at McMenamins’ Edgefield. Majical Cloudz Canadian electronic pop duo […]

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Artists to Watch: Super Diamond and Petty Theft

Jan 19th. Artists To Watch


Neil Diamond and Tom Petty are tough acts to follow, but tribute bands Super Diamond and Petty Theft make it look easy. They’ll be paying Portlanders a visit at the Crystal Ballroom Saturday January 23rd.   Neil Diamond impersonators Super Diamond have done well for themselves, selling out shows nationwide and even making an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. The […]

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Download of the Week: Excision

Jan 18th. Cascade Tickets Show, downloads


We have some free downloads for artists that have upcoming shows with us. Take a peek below and download some music!   Excision EDM artist Excision has a free download for a mix of his song “Shambhala.” Download it here. Excision stops in Portland at the Roseland Theater on January 26th! BUY TICKETS   Enjoy your free […]

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Artists to Watch: The Plot In You and Mystery Skulls

Jan 15th. Artists To Watch


The Plot In You   Metalheads The Plot In You have been together for about five years now. While their sound is very much so metal, it also has a lot of pop-punk influence. They recently got signed to Stay Sick Records, which is Chris Fronzak from Attila’s record label. Since they’ve been signed to […]

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Enter to win G. Love tickets!

Jan 14th. Uncategorized


Love G. Love? We’re giving away tickets to his Portland show Tuesday February 9th at the Hawthorne! Just share your favorite G. Love memory. Here are a few of ours…   – “When I saw him live when I was in college! Memories…” – Allyson – When he taught the world to chill:   – […]

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This Week in Music News

Jan 11th. Cascade Tickets Show, Hawthorne Theatre, News Roundup


Music News Week of Jan. 4th-8th Album Releases: David Bowie- Blackstar It Lies Within- Paramount  Rachel Platten- Wildfire HINDS- Leave Me Alone Walk The Moon- Different Colors EP Secrets- Everything That Got Us Here New PNW Tour Dates Announced: Between the Buried & Me/August Burns Red– March 23rd at the Roseland Theater Tickets here MC Chris– March 30th […]

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New Year’s Ticket Giveaways!

Dec 29th. Uncategorized


To ring in 2016, we want to give away some tickets to two of our New Year’s shows, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmorons and Dead Moon. Good luck to everyone and have a Happy New Year!   Jerry Joseph and the Jackmorons New Year’s Eve @ the Mission Theater   We are giving away a pair of tickets […]

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Artists to Watch: Waterparks and Blackbear

Dec 28th. Artists To Watch, Hawthorne Theatre, Portland


Waterparks Houston-rockers Waterparks came out of nowhere and have been blowing up recently. There are three members: Awsten Knight (vocalist), Geoff Wigington (bassist), and Otto Wood (drums). Their sound is pop-punk with a lot of funk and fun vibes. They released a music video for one of their recent singles, “Crave”. Waterparks also recently released their single […]

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Artists to Watch: Knuckle Puck and SayWeCanFly

Dec 23rd. Artists To Watch, Hawthorne Theatre, Portland


Knuckle Puck Chicagoans Knuckle Puck are becoming a known name in the pop-punk world. They’ve been a band for about five years. Knuckle Puck consists of Joe Taylor (vocals), Ryan Rumchaks (bass), Kevin Maida (guitar), Nick Casasanto (guitar), and John Siorek (drums). They are known for their aggressive sound along with relatable lyrics. They recently released their album Copacetic, which features one […]

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Interview with Valiant Bastards

Dec 22nd. Artists To Watch, Featured, Get to Know the Locals, Hawthorne Theatre, Interviews, Meet the Locals


By Sarah Kinney//Marketing Manager + Ciara Dolan//Marketing Assistant + Jenna Swanberg//Volunteer On a fateful day this past September, six local bands battled for the chance to open for GWAR at the Roseland the following month. After weeks of strenuous practice, the day of the show the band “squeezed into some tights” and won the hearts […]

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Interview with Battle for Warped Tour Winners Within Sight

Dec 15th. Artists To Watch, Featured


By Ciara Dolan//Marketing Assistant & Ashley Koehrsen//Volunteer Vancouver, Washington band Within Sight was founded by Grant Evans and Steven Carlson in 2011. Since then they’ve released one album, The Distance Traveled, and are currently working on a followup. Check out our interview with Grant and Sean of the band, as well as their Assistant Manager Tori. Grant […]

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This Week in Music News

News Roundup, Portland, Seattle


Music News Week of Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 Album Releases: Troye Sivan- Blue Neighborhood G-Eazy- When It’s Dark Out Ice Nine Kills- Every Trick in the Book Coldplay- A Head Full of Dreams Dweezil Zappa- Via Zammata Foo Fighters- Saint Cecilia EP PNW Tour Dates Announced: Slayer- March 20th at the Roseland Theater Tix: […]

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