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.
Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Portland, OR
|Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (Portland)|
|Doverlaff House Concerts (Portland)|
|Hart House Concerts (Beaverton)|
|Strum Guitars (Portland)|
|Mississippi Studios (Portland)|
|Artichoke Music (Portland)|
|Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro)|
|Portland Folk Music Society (Portland)|
|Doug Fir Lounge (Portland)|
|The Vault at Gastro Mania (Portland)|
|Lake Theater & Cafe (Lake Oswego)|
|Spinella's Restaurant (Gresham)|
|Lake Oswego Library (Lake Oswego)|
|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)|
|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)|