Portland Music Venues

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Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Blvd. Portland OR 97202
Active since the 1920s, this east side venue is known for attracting a wide variety of well known acts.

Alberta Rose Theater Specifically: Film / Dance
3000 NE Alberta St. Portland OR 97211
Historic theater features eclectic mix of live music, performance art, and film.

Ash Street Saloon Specifically: 7 nights a week.
225 SW Ash St. Portland OR 97204
Downtown dive venue with incredible sound.

Blue Diamond
2016 NE Sandy Blvd . Portland OR 97232
Small dive on Sandy with live Blues a few times a week.

Bossanova Ballroom Specifically: Special Events / Private Rental
722 E. Burnside St. Portland OR 97214
Private two story venue, open only for fantastic eclectic shows and private parties.

Crystal Ballroom
1332 W Burnside St. Portland OR 97205
Even if you hate'em, the McBros have a great downtown music venue.

Curious Comedy Theater
5225 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland OR 97211

Dante's Specifically: Music / Performance / Burlesque
350 W. Burnside St. Portland OR 97204
Classic Portland Bar.

Darcelle XV Specifically: Drag Shows
208 NW 3rd Ave. Portland OR 97209
Best and longest running Drag show in town.

Doug Fir Lounge
830 E. Burnside St. Portland OR 97214
Swanky, Hipster Hotel with Kick Ass Venue

2126 SW Halsey St Troutdale OR 97060
Popular McMenamins destination for live music and weddings. Two golf courses, several pubs, movie theater, a soaking pool, two restaurants and a hotel. Sheesh!

Funhouse Lounge Specifically: Assorted Performance Art; Standup comedy open mike Tues & Wed 7:30pm
2432 SE 11th Ave Portland OR 97214
Neat little bar with lots of activities! Nice close-in location. Improv Comedy Scripted Plays Dance nights Burlesque

Hawthorne Theatre Lounge Specifically: Thrasher Presents
1507 SE 39th Ave. Portland OR 97214
The drinking side of Hawthorne Theatre, where all ages shows will not affect your sobriety.

1001 SE Morrison St. Portland OR 97214
Pretty much only open during events. Runs the gamut of live music, DJs, cartoon breakfasts and gay dance parties. Oh, and hipsters galore clog the sidewalk while waiting for admission or smoking.

Iconic Lounge Specifically: 120" Projector Screens; Weekly Movie Nights 2 120" Projector Screens; Weekly Movie Nights
2226 NE Broadway Portland OR 97232

Kit Kat Club
231 SW Ankeny Portland OR 97204
Formerly Ted's/Berbati's Pan

Mississippi Studios
3939 N. Mississippi Portland OR 97227
Incredibly well designed venue with wide variety of acts.

Panic Room
3100 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland OR 97232

River Roadhouse
11921 SE 22nd Ave Portland OR 97222
Pool hall and music venue with pinball, golden tee and daily shot specials located in Milwaukie.

Roseland Theatre Specifically: big shows
10 NW 6th Ave. Portland OR 97209
1300 person capacity live music venue in the heart of downtown.

Slim's Restaurant & Lounge Specifically: acoustic
8635 N Lombard St Portland OR 97203
Dive bar in St Johns with a huge menu and live music usually of the acoustic vein.

The Know Specifically: tiny
3728 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR Portland OR 97232
New location on Sandy. Nice little Sandy rock/art bar with loud shows.

The Lovecraft Specifically: metal / goth / noise
421 SE Grand Ave. Portland OR 97214
As evidenced by it's name, the Lovecraft is a horror themed bar. It's also a tea shop by day?

Turn! Turn! Turn! Specifically: Comedy show case last Wednesday of the month
8 NE Killingsworth St portland or 97211
Turn! Turn! Turn! Has six carefully selected rotating beers and ciders on tap, a full bar and super tasty culinary concoctions. You’ll find records, CDs, books, zines, hi-fi, low-fi, vintage fashions and a variety of other delights. Check out our calendar for a list of live music, Blazer games and other entertainment opportunities.

White Eagle
836 N Russell St Portland OR 97227
McMenamins bar with great arcitecture and character.

800 NW 6th Ave Portland OR 97209
Classy jazz supper club with red booths adjacent to the train station.