Live Acoustic Music Near Hillsboro, 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 many house concerts being held in and around the Hillsboro 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 and around the Hillsboro area. 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

August 12
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
August 13
Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter are a multi-instrumentalist duo with Harps, Nyckelharpa, Bandura, Bouzouki, Cittern and more. You'll be spellbound and enchanted with their music both traditional and original, with wondrous stories and humor entwined.
Cozine Creek House Concerts (House Concert)
McMinnville, OR
August 13
The Old Church (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
August 14
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
August 15
Jessica Lea Mayfield is an American singer-songwriter from Kent, Ohio. She is known for her ominous song writing, with a plaintive minimalist style that draws on both country and rock music
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
August 16
Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
August 16
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
August 19
McMenamin's White Eagle Saloon (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
August 19
Spare Room (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
August 20
Lange Estate Winery (Vineyard)
Dundee, OR
August 20
Chehalem Winery (Vineyard)
Newberg, OR
August 20
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
August 20
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
August 21
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
August 21
Tigardville Station (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Tigard, OR
August 25
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
August 26
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
August 28
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
August 28
McMenamin's Edgefield (Small Theater)
Troutdale, OR
September 1
Laurelthirst Public House (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
September 4
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
September 10
Bernese Mountain Series (House Concert)
Lake Oswego, OR
September 11
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
September 15
The Old Church (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
September 17
Tim Grimm is a bit of a Rennaisance man in the performing arts world. He has for the past 20 years, blended his love for songwriting, travel, and the storytelling of acting.
Portland Folk Music Society (Folk Music Society)
Portland, OR
September 17
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
September 17
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
September 18
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
September 19
The Old Church (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
September 24
Tigardville Station (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Tigard, OR
September 24
Artichoke Music (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
September 25
The Blue Diamond (Bar/Nightclub)
Portland, OR
September 25
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
September 29
The Old Church (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
September 30
Walters Cultural Arts Center (Listening Room)
Hillsboro, OR
September 30
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
September 30
Revolution Hall (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
October 1
Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
October 4
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
October 5
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
October 6
Revolution Hall (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
October 7
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
October 8
Deidre McCalla doesn’t merely take the stage - she owns it. Her songs embody hope and celebration, struggle, loss, and longing. Sometimes all in one song!
Portland Folk Music Society (Folk Music Society)
Portland, OR
October 8
“One of the best players on acoustic [guitar] embracing a range of blues styles and then some.” – Vintage Guitar Magazine
Old Liberty Theater (Small Theater)
Ridgefield, WA
October 11
Revolution Hall (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
October 13
Doug Fir Lounge (Cafe, Restaurant or Coffee Shop)
Portland, OR
October 15
Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
October 17
Brothers Cascadia Brewing (Vineyard)
Vancouver, WA
October 20
Alberta Rose Theatre (Small Theater)
Portland, OR
October 20
Mississippi Studios (Listening Room)
Portland, OR
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Places to see live acoustic music in and around Hillsboro, Oregon

House Concerts

Abbie Weisenbloom Presents (Portland)
Bernese Mountain Series (Lake Oswego)
Blue Heron House Concerts (Tigard)
Cozine Creek House Concerts (McMinnville)
Hart House Concerts (Beaverton)
The Holler (Portland)

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)
Chehalem Winery (Newberg)
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)
Spinella's Restaurant (Gresham)
Tigardville Station (Tigard)

Libraries

Hollywood Library (Portland)

Small Theaters

Aladdin Theater (Portland)
Alberta Rose Theatre (Portland)
Crystal Ballroom (Portland)
McMenamin's Edgefield (Troutdale)
Old Liberty Theater (Ridgefield)
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)
The Blue Diamond (Portland)