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Ticket Information

 
  • Purchase season tickets here.

  • Individual tickets start at $20 advance/ $25 day of show*. Front and Center Reserved Section tickets at $35.*

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  • Student discounts are available!  Contact us at 503-548-4920 for more information.

  • Work for Art:  Purchase one ticket at full price and receive a second ticket for free with a Work for Art card. Call 503-548-4920 or email alley@livewireradio.org to reserve space in advance. Subject to availability. Must arrive no later than 7:15 or tickets are subject to release.

  • Arts for All:  Purchase tickets for $5 with an Oregon Trail card through the RACC's Arts for All program. Call 503-548-4920 or email alley@livewireradio.org to reserve space in advance. Subject to availability. Must arrive no later than 7:15 or tickets are subject to release.

  • *Ticket prices may vary by show.

  • Guests subject to change

Next Live Show

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Maz Jobrani
Maz is a standup comic and founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour. With two Showtime specials and a 3-million-hit TED Talk, he's primed to stop being asked to play terrorists soon. For sure. His latest book is I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV.

Lindy West
Lindy is currently commenting and quipping on culture and social media for GQ.com and The Guardian and has recently appeared on This American Life. Because she's taken a strong stand against women getting harassed online, she gets harassed online a lot by men claiming women don't get harassed online. It's weird.

Ahamefule Oluo
A musician, writer and comic, Ahamefule Oluo made a huge splash at Seattle's On the Boards with his "stand-up-big-band-autobiography," Now I'm Fine, which Macklemore deemed his "favorite performance of 2014." He also makes delicious scones.

Lost Lander
Led by Matt Sheehy, Lost Lander's music is haunting, atmospheric and a little lonely, like a late-night walk through an abandoned Tokyo street. Their newest album is Medallion.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Upcoming Live Shows

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm
 
Daniel Handler
The creator of the much-loved Lemony Snicket children's book series, Handler's latest book for adults, We Are Pirates, was called "a nightmarish mating experiment between Joseph Heller and Captain Jack Sparrow" by author Neil Gaiman.
 
David Shields & Caleb Powell
In I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel, memoirist and nonfiction expert David Shields has one long and compelling argument with author and father Caleb Powell about life, art and the balance between the two. (Or lack thereof.)
 
Mary Pilon
Mary is a journalist who has written largely about finance and sports for smalltown papers like the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Her first book, The Monopolists, tells the tales of greed and scandal you never knew existed beneath the paws of the tiny Scottie dog in our favorite childhood board game.
 
Lucky Peterson
Like most children, Lucky Peterson had recorded his first single and appeared on Ed Sullivan and The Tonight Show before he was six. He's now one of the most lauded blues musicians in the country. His latest record is The Son of Bluesman.
 
More to be announced!
 

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Peter Mehlman
Peter Mehlman has the auspicious honor of being the writer of the first episode of Seinfeld, ever. Without Mehlman, we'd never have "yada-yada'd" anything or considered anyone "spongeworthy." Mehlman's first novel, It Won't Always Be This Great is out now on Bancroft Press.

More to be announced.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Ian Karmel
Before he was appearing on Conan and writing for Chelsea Lately and the new James-Corden-headed Late Late Show, standup comic Ian Karmel told a great, heartwarming story on a little show called Live Wire Radio. We like to think we're totally responsible for his success.

Aparna Nancherla
A standup comic with a decidedly absurdist point-of-view, Aparna Nancherla has appeared on Conan, @Midnight and as a semi-regular commentator on the totally great but totally-canceled-before-its-time Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.

Joe Pug
After touring relentlessly for four years, singer/songwriter Joe Pug finally took a breather, and it paid off in spades. His latest release, Windfall has been deemed his best yet by critics who have called him, strangely, a "more urgent, imploring and non-whiny Bob Dylan." They're right. Bob Dylan IS whiney.

More to be announced.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

David Bronner
You might think Dr. Bronner's Castille Soap is just a great way to wash up while reading a label with gems like, "Wait! Arise to the stars above and thrill!," but due to CEO David Bronner's activism (he planted hemp in the DEA's front yard), the company is a forerunner in the fight for hemp legalization and against GMOs.

Joe Lo Truglio
An actor, writer and comedian, Joe Lo Truglio is now best known as the charmingly clueless cougar-loving foodie Charles Boyle on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, but you may also know him from The State, Wet Hot American Summer, Superbad and lots of other things that made you shoot milk out your nose.

Mighty Oaks
Like a tiny U.N. of indie folk music, Mighty Oaks brings together three men from three different countries to engage in three-part harmonies. Their latest record is Howl.

Jason Isbell
Former Drive-by-Trucker Jason Isbell's last performance on Austin City Limits was so compelling that they released a DVD of his full 15-song set in November, so missing him live might lead to a massive case of FOMO. His latest record is Southeastern.

More to be announced.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Featuring author Jon Ronson and Conan sidekick Andy Richter with music by Ivan and Alyosha. More to be announced.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Featuring food writer/chef Ruth Reichl and author Chuck Palahniuk with music by Helio Sequence. More to be announced.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Venue: Revolution Hall
Doors: 6:30pm | Show: 7:30pm

Featuring advice columnist Amy Dickinson with music by Sean Rowe. More to be announced.

Ticket Information

Tickets are $20-$35.

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark Street #110
Portland, OR

 

 


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