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 several listening rooms and small theaters in Portland. Local vineyards and restaurants and cafes in the area sometimes host nationally touring musicians as well.

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

Upcoming Acoustic Shows

May 21
The Garages (Listening Room)
Beaverton, OR
May 21
Artichoke Music (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
May 25
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
May 27
Aladdin Theater (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
May 27
Cozine Creek House Concerts (House Concert)
McMinnville, OR
June 8
Jess Anderly and George Veech are Strangled Darlings.A duo named for William Faulkner chasing songs & ghosts of a vivid American pageant.
Laurelthirst Public House (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
June 10
The Old Church (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
June 11
Hollywood Library (Library)
Portland, OR
June 11
Portland Folk Music Society (Folk Music Society)
Portland, OR
June 11
Artichoke Music (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
June 18
Moulton Falls Winery (Vineyard)
Yacolt, WA
June 18
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
June 18
Hollywood Library (Library)
Portland, OR
June 22
McMenamin's Kalama Harbor Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Kalama, WA
July 2
Rock, jazz, funk and alternative folk, all wrapped in the spirit of the Latin music she grew up with. NPR calls Alisa, “a pitch-perfect rendition of my wildest dreams.”
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
July 10
Join us for a great night of music from Dana Cooper. Poetic & Powerful Indie Folk/Americana Songwriter from Nashville. Celebrating his New CD "I Can Face The Truth", Dana will be performing new songs as well as old favorites.
Tigardville Station (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Tigard, OR
July 14
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
July 14
Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
July 18
AHI
AHI is the stage name of Ahkinoah Habah Izarh, a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, whose album In Our Time was named as a Juno Award nominee for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2019
Aladdin Theater (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
July 22
McMenamin's Grand Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Forest Grove, OR
July 22
Roseland Theater (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
July 24
Lange Estate Winery (Vineyard)
Dundee, OR
July 24
The Old Church (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
July 30
Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
August 12
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
August 16
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
August 20
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
August 20
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
August 20
Lange Estate Winery (Vineyard)
Dundee, OR
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Portland, Oregon

House Concerts

Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (Portland)
Blue Heron House Concerts (Tigard)
Cozine Creek House Concerts (McMinnville)
Hart House Concerts (Beaverton)

Listening Rooms

Artichoke Music (Portland)
Mississippi Studios (Portland)
The Garages (Beaverton)
Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro)

Folk Music Societies

Portland Folk Music Society (Portland)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brothers Cascadia Brewing (Vancouver)
Lady Hill Winery (Saint Paul)
Lange Estate Winery (Dundee)
Moulton Falls Winery (Yacolt)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Cooper Mountain Ale Works (Tigard)
Doug Fir Lounge (Portland)
McMenamin's Grand Lodge (Forest Grove)
McMenamin's Kalama Harbor Lodge (Kalama)
Mississippi Pizza (Portland)
Spare Room (Portland)
Tigardville Station (Tigard)

Libraries

Hollywood Library (Portland)

Small Theaters

Aladdin Theater (Portland)
Alberta Rose Theatre (Portland)
Crystal Ballroom (Portland)
McMenamin's Edgefield (Troutdale)
Revolution Hall (Portland)
Roseland Theater (Portland)
The Old Church (Portland)

Bars & Nightclubs

Alberta Street Pub (Portland)
Billy Blues Bar and Grill (Vancouver)
Corkscrew Wine Bar (Portland)
Laurelthirst Public House (Portland)
McMenamin's White Eagle Saloon (Portland)
Star Theater Portland (Portland)