Save the Date: 2017 XRAY Awards

Poster design by Kyle Mayfield. Maggie Morris photo by Todd Walberg. Fred & Toody photo by Lauren Baker for She Shreds Magazine.

Join us for the second annual XRAY Awards, hosted by Marmoset Music. The XRAY community will gather to celebrate the winners of this year’s Radio is Yours Contest and recognize some folks working to advance justice and equity in our hometown with food, drinks, and live music.

 

EVENT OVERVIEW:

5:00p – Doors open for VIP-only cocktail hour featuring Lenore., Vikesh Kapoor and DJ Tex Clark

6:30p – Doors open for General Admission

7:30p – Performance by Maggie Morris of Genders with DJ Klyph and DJ Bobby D

8:00p – Awards ceremony begins

9:00p – Doors open for After Party, featuring Fred and Toody Cole and Nocturnal Habits with Bobby D from XRAY’s Nightschool

12:00a – Party ends. The night will begin with a VIP-only cocktail hour. Our VIP guests will enjoy unlimited drinks, an intimate musical performance from new folk duo Lenore., records from DJ Tex Clark of Circa Rad, heavy hors d’oeuvres from Chefstable, ¿Por Que No?, and Voodoo Doughnut, a goodie bag with XRAY swag and gifts from our event sponsors, and acknowledgement during the program.The VIP cocktail hour will be followed by the main program. We’ll kick off the night with a DJ set by XRAY’s own Bobby D and a solo performance from Maggie Morris (of Genders) over drinks and finger foods, followed by the awards ceremony. We’ll bring to the stage a handful of Portlanders whose work and activism over the past year is deserving of recognition.

xray-awards-trophyThen we’ll announce the winners of the 2016 Radio is Yours Contest, each of whom will walk away with a cash prize along with a hand-made trophy courtesy of Bobfish Arts.

The party will then continue from 9 pm – midnight with the after party, featuring live performances by Fred and Toody Cole of Dead Moon and Nocturnal Habits. There will be free pizza courtesy of Sizzle Pie and drinks available for purchase.The event is also a fundraiser for XRAY, and there will be opportunities to contribute throughout the night. Thanks to the generosity of our food and beverage sponsors, all drink purchases will directly benefit XRAY. In addition to proceeds from ticket sales, we’ll also work toward our fundraising goal with a raffle and paddle raise.

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