China Forbes - Thomas Lauderdale - Storm LargeWe’re thrilled to be playing shows this weekend at the beautiful McMenamins Edgefield. These shows represent a number of firsts for the band, and we couldn’t be more excited.

To start with, these are the first shows in our beloved hometown of Portland on our Get Happy tour. We haven’t played an official show in Portland since our 2012 New Year’s Eve show at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, and we’re thrilled to be back.

Second, this is the first time we’ve played at historic McMenamins Edgefield. If you aren’t familiar with the venue, it was originally built in 1911 and today is home to 74 acres of farmland, a European-style hotel/hostel, organic gardens, and, of course, the concert venue.

Lastly, and perhaps most notable, is that these shows will be the first time our fabulous vocal talents, China Forbes and Storm Large, perform a full show together in Oregon. The two have performed duets together at past shows, and shared the stage for a whole show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, but never in our home state. We can’t wait to debut this stunning vocal pairing for our Portland friends.

To celebrate this weekend of firsts we’re giving away two pairs of tickets to our show on Friday, August 2nd. To enter, simply send us an email with the subject line “I want to Get Happy!” to In the body of the email include your full name (very important!) and a list of the top ten things that make you Get Happy. We’ll pick winners at midnight tonight (PST), so hurry and send us your entry!

Yesterday’s Facebook winners were Joe Sell and Rae Lynn Cox-Barela. Congrats! Please email us at to confirm your win and find out how to claim your tickets.

Didn’t win? There are still a handful of tickets left for purchase. Pick them up here and here.

Good luck!

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Here’s the complete list of winners from our 8/2/13 Edgefield ticket giveaway:

Cicely Bernard
Susan Wand
Juli Tejadilla
Elise Gourguechon Jones
Tina Kimmey
Mike Little
Paul Buffington
Julie Concannon
Aki Nouri
Ricardo Barrera
Devora Shamah
Barbara Thomas
Audrey Lynn
Jeff Van Damme
Emily Aley
Joe Sell
Rae Lynn Cox-Barela
Genessa Waite
Beth Merrill
Cory Vaughn

Congratulations to all the winners!