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, small theaters and local vineyards and breweries 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

Jan 20, 2020
Playing at Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (House Concert)
Jan 21, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's White Eagle Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 21, 2020
Playing at The Experience Music Series at PCC Rock Creek (College/University)
Jan 23, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's White Eagle Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 23, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Grand Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jan 23, 2020
Playing at The Old Church (Small Theater)
Jan 23, 2020
Playing at Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (House Concert)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Grand Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at Strum Guitars (Listening Room)
No Depression magazine writes, “The joy in records like this is finding a true grass roots voice, something Silver Lake 66 has in spades . . . This is music for cold nights and warm whiskey.”
Jan 24, 2020
Playing at Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (House Concert)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at The Old Church (Small Theater)
Jan 25, 2020
Playing at Oregon Bluegrass Association (Folk Music Society)
Kathy Kallick’s exceptional career includes winning a Grammy and two IBMA Awards, receiving a Lifetime Membership from the California Bluegrass Association, co-founding the internationally-acclaimed Good Ol’ Persons, and collaborating with the countr
Jan 28, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's White Eagle Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Hill Country West House Concerts (House Concert)
Jan 31, 2020
Playing at Hill Country West House Concerts (House Concert)
Feb 1, 2020
Playing at Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (House Concert)
Feb 2, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
No Depression magazine writes, “The joy in records like this is finding a true grass roots voice, something Silver Lake 66 has in spades . . . This is music for cold nights and warm whiskey.”
Feb 3, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Rock Creek Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 7, 2020
Playing at Alberta Street Pub (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Oregon Bluegrass Association (Folk Music Society)
Chris Jones is a singer, a songwriter, a guitarist, and, thanks to his role hosting SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, one of the most widely heard broadcasting voices in bluegrass music.
Feb 8, 2020
Playing at Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (House Concert)
Feb 9, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 10, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 10, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Rock Creek Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 11, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 12, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 13, 2020
Playing at Aladdin Theater (Small Theater)
Feb 14, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 15, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Al's Den (Listening Room)
Feb 17, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Rock Creek Tavern (Bar/Nightclub)
Feb 18, 2020
Playing at The Experience Music Series at PCC Rock Creek (College/University)
Feb 19, 2020
Playing at McMenamin's Grand Lodge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Feb 19, 2020
Playing at Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
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Places to See Live Acoustic Music in and around Portland, OR

House Concerts

Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (Portland)
Hart House Concerts (Beaverton)
Hill Country West House Concerts (Tigard)
Hayloft Concerts (Salem)

Listening Rooms

McMenamin's Al's Den (Portland)
Strum Guitars (Portland)
Mississippi Studios (Portland)
Artichoke Music (Portland)
Walters Cultural Arts Center (Hillsboro)
Influence Music Hall (Hillsboro)
Wildwood Hotel (Willamina)

Folk Music Societies

Oregon Bluegrass Association (Portland)
Portland Folk Music Society (Portland)

Cafes, Restaurants & Coffee Shops

Doug Fir Lounge (Portland)
Catfish Lou's (Portland)
Mississippi Pizza (Portland)
The Yukon Tavern (Portland)
Mock Crest Tavern (Portland)
The Vault at Gastro Mania (Portland)
Warehouse 1923 (Vancouver)
Lake Theater & Cafe (Lake Oswego)
Spinella's Restaurant (Gresham)
McMenamin's Grand Lodge (Forest Grove)
McMenamin's Kalama Harbor Lodge (Kalama)
McMenamin's Boone's Treasury (Salem)
The Space Concert Club (Salem)

Vineyards & Breweries

Brothers Cascadia Brewing (Vancouver)
Confluence Winery (Ridgefield)

Libraries

Lake Oswego Library (Lake Oswego)

Small Theaters

Roseland Theater (Portland)
Crystal Ballroom (Portland)
McMenamin's Mission Theatre & Pub (Portland)
The Old Church (Portland)
Revolution Hall (Portland)
The Secret Society (Portland)
Aladdin Theater (Portland)
Alberta Rose Theatre (Portland)
McMenamin's Kennedy School (Portland)
McMenamin's Edgefield (Troutdale)
Old Liberty Theater (Ridgefield)

Outdoor Music Series

Milwaukie Farmers Market (Milwaukie)

Bars & Nightclubs

McMenamin's Lola's Room (Portland)
Lightning Will Bar and Grill (Portland)
McMenamin's White Eagle Saloon (Portland)
The Blue Diamond (Portland)
Laurelthirst Public House (Portland)
Alberta Street Pub (Portland)
Corkscrew Wine Bar (Portland)
The Muddy Rudder Public House (Portland)
Whelan's Irish Pub (Portland)
Billy Blues Bar and Grill (Vancouver)
McMenamin's Rock Creek Tavern (Hillsboro)
Wilsonville Old Church & Pub (Wilsonville)