After a long week of work, why wait until Friday to kick start your weekend? With the Tribute Thursday Early Escape Cruise on the Portland Spirit, you can take a much-needed break from the week with some good friends, good food and good tunes ready to take you back to the best music of days gone by. This two-hour party cruise down the Willamette River has everything you need for a fun time: There's a bistro plate available for purchase, along with refreshing selections from three full bars and live music from some of the best tribute bands around.
Thursday August 24, 2017 / 3:00pm (Glass of Hearts (Blondie Tribute))Thursday August 31, 2017 / 3:00pm (Petty Fever (Tom Petty Tribute))Thursday September 7, 2017 / 3:00pm (Candy-O (The Cars Tribute))Thursday September 14, 2017 / 3:00pm (Echoes of Yasgurs (Woodstock/Folk Rock Tribute))Thursday September 21, 2017 / 3:00pm (Ramble On (Led Zeppelin Tribute))Thursday September 28, 2017 / 3:00pm (Gerle Haggard (All Girl Merle Haggard Tribute))
Say what you will about the last millennium, but those last few decades knew how to par-tay. Now you can party like it's 1999 (and even earlier) at this fun Flashback Dance Cruise featuring the best dance hits from the '80s, '90s and more. This two-hour cruise aboard the Portland Spirit provides everything you need for a rockin' late night on the river, with a live DJ on deck spinning the biggest hits of the three greatest party music decades ever. Retro outfits are encouraged, so break out those leisure suits, neon leg warmers and Members Only jackets and have a blast.
Saturday August 26, 2017 / 11:00pmSaturday September 2, 2017 / 11:00pmSaturday September 9, 2017 / 11:00pmSaturday September 16, 2017 / 11:00pmSaturday September 23, 2017 / 11:00pmSaturday September 30, 2017 / 11:00pm
If there were a major league for magicians, Masters of Illusion would be its all-star game. Based on the award-winning TV series, this touring stage show features the world's most mystifying mystifiers, including sleight-of-hand experts, escape artists, comedy magicians and much more. Women will levitate, beautiful dancers will enchant and hypnotize, and the best illusionists from Las Vegas to London will work modern-day miracles. Free of fancy camera tricks and digital fakery, spend a day at the fair and prepare to be amazed when Masters of Illusion brings pure magic to the Washington State Fair. This show is part of the Colombia Bank Concert Series.
Blending the sensual melodies of flamenco with modern influences from rock, pop and jazz, renowned nouveau flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert has created a sound with a wide appeal. A true romantic, Liebert never fails to win over the crowd with his passionate playing and memorable melodies. His engaging mix of flamenco guitar, South American percussion and other musical genres has earned Liebert five Grammy nominations and 38 gold and platinum record certifications in the USA, plus more awards around the world. He and his band, Luna Negra, perform live at the Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland, showcasing his philosophy that flamenco is as much an attitude as a genre of music.
Sunday September 17, 2017 / 8:00pm (Doors Open at 7:00pm)