Portland’s best – Outdoor Concerts

Portland always has some pretty amazing concerts, but in the summer we get to all pick up and head outside for some truly phenomenal shows. We put together a list of just some of the shows we are most looking forward to this summer.

  • Cathedral Park Jazz Festival
  • Great local talent both young and old put on by Jazz Society of Oregon
    • FREE!
    • July 19th-12st
    • Cathedral Park
    • All ages
  • Pdx Pop Now
  • Established and Emerging Local Artists
    • FREE!
    • July 20th-21st
    • Audiocinema – 226 SE Madison St
    • All ages
  • Chicago
  • One of the great live bands from the 1970’s
    • Tickets available by resale
    • July 21st
    • Oregon Zoo
    • All ages
  • The Raconteurs
  • Throw back rock band by Jack White
    • Tickets Available by resale
    • July 21st
    • Edgefield –  2126 SW Halsey St
    • All ages
  • Broken Social Scene
  • Alt-rock supergroup with singer/songwriter Feist
  • B-52’s
  • 20th century party band bringing lots of nostalgia
  • Feist
  • Indie pop singer songwriter
  • Weird Al Yankovic
  • musical parodies and satirical rock tunes
    • Tickets available by resale
    • August 14th
    • Edgefield –  2126 SW Halsey St
    • All ages
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Singer songwriter who’s music spans multiple genres
    • Tickets available by resale
    • August 23rd-25th
    • Edgefield –  2126 SW Halsey St
    • All ages
  • Amos Lee
  • heartfelt folk pop

Honorable Mentions

These are a bit outside of the Portland area, but worth the drive to see some great music!

Sunlight Supply Amphitheater

  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • July 26th
  • Shinedown
    • July 27th
  • Wiz Khalifa
    • August 14th
  • ZZ Top & Cheap Trick
    • August 16th
  • Blink 182 & Lil Wayne
    • August 30th


  • The 21st annual summer festival is packed with artists all across the musical spectrum
    • Tickets – pickathon.com
    • August 1st-4th
    • Pendarvis Farm – 16581 SE Hagen Rd, Happy valley
    • All ages

If you are hoping for something a little less formal there are also tons of free concerts in the park all around the city, you can find a comprehensive list here

We hope that you have a fun and music filled summer!


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