Live Acoustic Music Near Portland, Oregon

If you've never experienced hearing talented musicians perform in a small, intimate environment, you are in for a treat.

House concerts are a growing trend across the country, where people invite friends and neighbors into their homes for an up-close concert experience. And there are several house concerts being held in and around the Portland area that you can check out - you just need to contact the host and ask to be invited.

Local libraries host free concerts that are open to the general public.

In addition, live acoustic music can be heard in many listening rooms and small theaters in Portland. Restaurants and cafes around town sometimes also host nationally touring musicians.

Below you can find a listing of upcoming shows in these smaller venues by nationally and internationally touring artists.

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

Mar 28, 2019
Playing at Billy Blues Bar & Grill (Bar/Nightclub)
Mar 31, 2019
Playing at The Old Church (Small Theater)
Mar 31, 2019
Playing at The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 1, 2019
Playing at Lake Theater & Cafe (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 4, 2019
Playing at Strum Guitars (Listening Room)
Apr 5, 2019
Playing at The Muddy Rudder Public House (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 5, 2019
Playing at The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 6, 2019
Playing at Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Apr 6, 2019
Playing at Revolution Hall (Small Theater)
Apr 6, 2019
Playing at Alberta Street Pub (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 7, 2019
Playing at Alberta Street Pub (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 9, 2019
Playing at The Experience Music Series at PCC Rock Creek (College/University)
Apr 10, 2019
Playing at The Secret Society (Small Theater)
Apr 11, 2019
Playing at Spinella's Restaurant (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Carl's songs are honest and expertly crafted,with a straightforward simplicity that weaves effortlessly into Folk, Americana, and classic songwriter genres. His style evokes the best of John Prine,Mark Knopfler and Dave Van Ronk with stories as rich.
Apr 13, 2019
Playing at Alberta Street Pub (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 13, 2019
Playing at White Eagle Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Apr 14, 2019
Playing at Strum Guitars (Listening Room)
Apr 18, 2019
Playing at Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Apr 19, 2019
Playing at Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Apr 19, 2019
Playing at Artichoke Music (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Portland, OR

House Concerts

Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (Portland)
Doverlaff House Concerts (Portland)
Hart House Concerts (Beaverton)

Listening Rooms

Strum Guitars (Portland)
Mississippi Studios (Portland)
Artichoke Music (Portland)
Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro)

Folk Music Societies

Portland Folk Music Society (Portland)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Doug Fir Lounge (Portland)
The Vault at Gastro Mania (Portland)
Lake Theater & Cafe (Lake Oswego)
Spinella's Restaurant (Gresham)

Libraries

Lake Oswego Library (Lake Oswego)

Small Theaters

Roseland Theater (Portland)
Crystal Ballroom (Portland)
The Old Church (Portland)
Revolution Hall (Portland)
The Secret Society (Portland)
Aladdin Theater (Portland)
Alberta Rose Theatre (Portland)
Old Liberty Theater (Ridgefield)

Bars & Nightclubs

White Eagle Saloon (Portland)
The Blue Diamond (Portland)
Alberta Street Pub (Portland)
Corkscrew Wine Bar (Portland)
The Muddy Rudder Public House (Portland)
Billy Blues Bar & Grill (Vancouver)