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Aladdin Theater

3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., Portland, OR

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1-(503)-234-9694

Website:
www.aladdin-theater.com/

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John Hodgman

Comedy,Solo Performance

The comedian, writer and podcaster holds down a number of gigs, including his weekly "Judge John Hodgman" podcast, regular appearances at the hippest event clubs in Brooklyn, a weekly column in The New York Times and a non-stop touring schedule.

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• Thu 1/17/19 at - 8:00 PM

Adam Conover

Stand Up Comedy,History/Science

Creator, writer and host of the critically-acclaimed series "Adam Ruins Everything" on truTV, Adam Conover, will embark on a national tour, Mind Parasites Live. In this original hybrid of stand-up comedy and psychedelic biology class, Adam will reveal the cultural parasites that seek to control your mind and behavior, and explain how you can protect yourself from their influence and achieve intellectual freedom. From advertising to alcohol to algorithms, Adam will change your perspective on free will and American society forever.

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• Fri 1/18/19 at - 8:00 PM

Shoot to Thrill

Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Shoot to Thrill is an AC/DC tribute band.

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• Sat 1/19/19 at - 8:00 PM

Wild Child

Folk,Indie,Pop

Wild Child is an American indie pop band from Austin. Kelsey Wilson and Alexander Beggins share singing and songwriting duties. They appeared on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "CBS Saturday Morning."

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• Thu 1/24/19 at - 8:00 PM

Orgone

Funk,R&B/Soul,Jazz

Orgone is a five-piece, Los Angeles-based funk, soul and jazz band.

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• Fri 1/25/19 at - 9:00 PM

Snail Mail

Rock

Snail Mail is a solo project by Baltimore-based teenager Lindsey Jordan.

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• Sat 1/26/19 at - 9:00 PM

Jake Shimabukuro

Jazz,World,Rock,Classical,Chamber Music

Jake Shimabukuro, the undisputed master of Hawaii's most classic instrument, the ukulele, is on his way to becoming a household name with over 20 million performance views on YouTube. The ukulele virtuoso, featured in the documentary film "Mighty Uke," is also a studio and touring favorite of the likes of Ziggy Marley, Bela Fleck and Jimmy Buffett. His repertoire runs from The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (penned by ukelele aficionado George Harrison) to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" to Schubert's "Ave Maria" to Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah."

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• Fri 2/1/19 at - 8:00 PM

Steve Gunn

Rock

Steve Gunn is a New York-based guitarist and songwriter. He is best known as a member of GHQ and for his varied collaborations with Black Twig Pickers, British legend Michael Chapman, and the late Jack Rose.

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• Tue 2/12/19 at - 8:00 PM

Maz Jobrani

Stand Up Comedy

Maz Jobrani is currently playing the role of Fawz in the CBS sitcom "Superior Donuts," which premiered in February 2017. He has had three Showtime standup comedy specials: "Brown and Friendly," "I Come in Peace" and, most recently, "I'm Not a Terrorist, but I've Played One on TV." He performs stand-up live around the world, including the Middle East, where he performed in front of the king of Jordan. In the Spring of 2016, he performed at the White House, where he had the privilege of introducing Michelle Obama. His tour also took him to the Kennedy Center, where he headlined a show as part of its 2016 season. He was a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central in 2007. Most recently, Jobrani starred as the title character in the award-winning indie comedy, "Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero," a film which he co-wrote and co-produced and is now available on all major outlets online. He has co-starred in many other films, including Disney's, "The Descendants," Sydney Pollack's "The Interpreter" and Ice Cube's "Friday After Next." With over 50 guest-star appearances, Maz has been seen regularly on TV's most popular shows, including "Gray's Anatomy," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "True Blood" and "Shameless." If that's not enough, he's a regular panelist on NPR's "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me" and has given 2 TED Talks. He also has an LA Times bestselling book, "I'm Not a Terrorist, but I've Played One on TV."

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• Fri 2/15/19 at - 8:00 PM

Appetite for Deception

Rock

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• Sat 2/16/19 at - 8:00 PM

Martin Barre

Rock,Blues

Martin Barre, the longtime lead guitarist for Jethro Tull, is considered one of rock's greatest and most influential electric guitar players. In interviews, he claims to be unschooled in any genre -- rock, jazz, country -- but his melodic, sometimes fiery instrumentals have lots of admirers. He'll perform Tull classics as well as tunes from his latest album, "Back to Steel."

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• Wed 2/20/19 at - 8:00 PM

And That's Why We Drink Live

Podcast,Poetry Reading/Spoken Word

"And That’s Why We Drink" is a paranormal and true crime podcast hosted by Christine Schiefer, Em Schulz, and boxed wine. Join them for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories.

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• Sat 2/23/19 at - 7:00 PM

Waxahatchee

Pop,Alternative,Folk

Waxahatchee is an alt-pop folk project led by singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield.

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• Mon 2/25/19 at - 8:00 PM

Joe Jackson

Pop,Rock

Pianist Joe Jackson's songs run the gamut of pop/punk ditties such as "Sunday Papers" and "Is She Really Going Out With Him" to intricate compositions and chamber music. His pop career hit a major high with 1982's "Night and Day," featuring the singles "Steppin' Out" and "Breaking Us in Two." Ever-restless and ever-changing course, Jackson traveled the world to record his most recent album, "Fast Forward," his first collection of original songs in seven years, which was released in 2015. Originally conceived to be released as a series of EPs, the album was produced and arranged by Jackson, and features four sets of four songs recorded in four different cities — New York, New Orleans, Berlin and Amsterdam — each with a different set of first-call supporting musicians. The results rank among the richest and most rewarding music of his storied career.

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• Wed 2/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

Joshua Radin

Rock

A former art student, Joshua Radin enjoyed singing in his youth. After jobs in an art gallery, as an art teacher and as a screenwriter he decided to give songwriting a try. In 2004, actor Zach Braff introduced Radin's song, "Winter" to Bill Lawrence, creator of the TV show 'Scrubs.' Subsequently, Lawrence chose to use many of Radin's songs in scenes of the hit television series, and his tunes have also been featured on 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'One Tree Hill' and more.

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• Sun 3/3/19 at - 8:00 PM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

World,A cappella,Gospel

With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, the members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo are the undisputed kings of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The group was featured on Paul Simon's hit album, 'Graceland,' which first propelled them into the mainstream spotlight. In January 2012 the group released a two-disc album featuring collaborations with a wide range of artists across the world, including Dolly Parton, Sarah McLachlan, Taj Mahal, Emylou Harris and others.

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• Tue 3/5/19 at - 7:30 PM

Darlingside

Classical,Rock,Bluegrass,Folk

Darlingside is a string-rock quintet from Northampton, Massachusetts. Winners of the Folk Alliance Artist of the Year Award, they feature four distinct voices clustered around a single microphone; Darlingside’s tightly arranged tunes draw from folk, bluegrass, classical and even barbershop. They are accompanied by an arsenal of classical strings, guitars, mandolin and percussion. About their 2015 album, Rolling Stone wrote "Singing entirely in unison ... they evoke both the likes of Guster and Crosby, Stills & Nash with a diehard earnestness, mixed with the symphonic chug of a string band. But it's their use of both electric bass and tinny banjo that keeps it modern."

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• Thu 3/7/19 at - 8:00 PM

Mike Doughty

Rock

His music isn't quite folk, but rather what he terms "small rock," and it's found a growing audience. Since 2000, former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty has been packing small theaters and playing his solo material.

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• Sat 3/16/19 at - 8:00 PM

Matt Nathanson

Rock,Pop,Folk

Matt Nathanson is a folk-rock singer and songwriter based in San Francisco

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• Wed 3/20/19 at - 8:00 PM

Y&T

Rock,Metal,Live Music in Bar/Club

Before Mötley Crüe, before Metallica, Y&T was earning fans in sweaty rock clubs around America with their innovative hard rock sound. The band formed in the Bay Area in the 1970s ,and their music became timeless with 18 albums, hits like "Summertime Girls" and extensive airplay. The band carries on this legacy with live shows full of hits and fan favorites.

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• Sat 3/23/19 at - 8:00 PM

Cass McCombs

Rock

The Baltimore-based singer-songwriter Cass McCombs' writes moody but often surprisingly humorous music. He is best known for the album "Not the Way," released in 2002.

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• Wed 3/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

Ronny Chieng

Stand Up Comedy

Ronny Chieng is a Chinese stand-up comedian and actor born in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, raised in Manchester, NH, and Singapore, who graduated from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 2009 with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce. Chieng started performing comedy in Melbourne in 2009. Since then, he has had four sold-out global stand-up comedy theater tours in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and London. Ronny was invited to the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal in 2012, 2013 and 2015. He made his U.S. television debut on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" in 2015. He has sold out his stand-up comedy tours at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Soho Theatre in London, the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Town Hall, the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, the Esplanade concert hall in Singapore and PJ Live Arts in Malaysia, and was also invited to open for Dave Chappelle and Bill Burr on their national stand-up comedy tours of Australia. In Australia, Chieng has written and acted in multiple TV comedy shows such as "Problems" (2012), "Legally Brown" (2014), "It’s a Date" (2013-2014), "Kinne" (2015) and more. In 2016 also co-created and starred in his own TV comedy pilot, “International Student,” on the ABC (Australia). He has also recorded four one-hour stand-up comedy specials: "The Ron Way" (2012), "Can You Do This? No You Can't." (2013), "Chieng Reaction" (2014) and "You Don't Know What You're Talking About" (2015). In 2015, Chieng moved to New York City after being hired as a correspondent on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" on Comedy Central. He also lost 11kg, but that was unrelated to comedy.

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• Fri 3/29/19 at - 7:00 PM

Aaron Watson

Country

The country singer-songwriter has built an astounding career for himself. With 2015’s “The Underdog”, Watson became the first independent male artist to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart. And now with his newest album, the swaggering “Vaquero,” he is again making waves.

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• Sat 3/30/19 at - 8:00 PM

Adam Conover

Stand Up Comedy,History/Science

Creator, writer and host of the critically-acclaimed series "Adam Ruins Everything" on truTV, Adam Conover, will embark on a national tour, Mind Parasites Live. In this original hybrid of stand-up comedy and psychedelic biology class, Adam will reveal the cultural parasites that seek to control your mind and behavior, and explain how you can protect yourself from their influence and achieve intellectual freedom. From advertising to alcohol to algorithms, Adam will change your perspective on free will and American society forever.

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• Sun 3/31/19 at - 8:00 PM

Tannahill Weavers

Irish/Celtic,Acoustic

The Tannahill Weavers is one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years.

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• Sat 4/6/19 at - 9:00 PM