A brief rundown of the main concert venues in Portland Oregon
Aladdin Theater http://www.aladdin-theater.com/
3017 SE Milwaukie, At the foot of the Ross Island Bridge (eastside) on the corner of Powell.
capacity -620 people, General Admission, Usually All Ages
Berbati’s Pan http://www.berbatis.com/
10 SW 3rd, Corner of SW 3rd and Ankenny
(503)-226-2122 ext 1 for calendar , ext 2 for location and directions
Crystal Ballroom http://www.mcmenamins.com/index.php?loc=2&id=98
1332 W. Burnside, On Burnside right before the bridge over the 405, arcoss from Everyday music.
Capacity 1,500 – normally general admission.
Dante’s http://www.danteslive.com/index.html1 SW 3rd, Corner of 3rd and Burnside
I Like Dante’s, It’s a great place to go on a Sunday night Sinferno.
Doug Fir / Jupiter Hotel http://dougfirlounge.com/calendar.html
830 E Burnside, A couple of blocks past the east end of the Burnside Bridge
Capacity 299, 21 and Over
Hawthorne Theater http://www.hawthornetheater.com/
1507 SE 39th, Corner of Hawthorne and SE39th, across from Freddy’s
capacity 600, All Ages, With a separate 21 over bar Area
Rose Garden Arena / Memorial Coliseum http://www.rosequarter.com/default.asp
One Center Court, I-5 Rose Quarter exit, Between I-5 and Broadway/Broadway Bridge
Roseland Theater http://www.doubletee.com/rose_schedule.html
8 NW 6th Capacity approx 1480, In your face security and questionable sound.
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall http://www.pcpa.com/events/index.php
1037 SW Broadway, Under the big PORTLAND sign on Broadway
Capacity- 2,776 (1500 on the main floor-Orchestra)
125 NW 6th The legend is back!, If you want to get dirty, this is the place to go.
Wonder Ballroom http://www.wonderballroom.com/
128 NE Russell, Corner of NE Russell and NE Rodney
Ash St Saloon http://www.ashstreetsaloon.com
225 SW Ash, On Ash St. between 2nd and 3rd
Bands 7 Nights a week, cheap PBR, once in a while they get a national touring band
1001 SE Morrison, Next to Sassy’s !!
Mississippi Studios http://www.mississippistudios.com/
3939 N. Mississippi
Recording Studio/Performance Space. Cool venue, have a brew at the Crow Bar before or after the show. They are expanding it from it’s previous micro size. They nabbed the booker from the Doug Fir.
315 SE 3rd The former Loveland, an interesting venue among the warehouses. They book a wide range of acts.
The Bitter End http://www.thebitterendpub.com/
1981 W. Burnside 971-222-2000
The Home of the Timber’s Army. The place to go before anything at PGE Park. Many free shows.
Kelly’s Olympian http://www.kellysolympian.com/
426 SW Washington
Cool collection of bikes.
1033 NW 16th
Home of the Dandy Warhols, A dive bar oasis in a vast yuppie wasteland
3100 NE Sandy
An outpost of Rock n’ Roll on Sandy. Watch out for the pervs coming out of the Dirty Bookstore across the street. Especially after closing time!
The Towne Lounge
714 SW 20th Pl Look for the Green light
Always an eclectic music selection
Someday Lounge http://www.somedaylounge.com/
125 NW 5th A block east of Satyricon and the Roseland in oldtown
Interesting space, in busines 2 years so far, had some good shows, check it out for something different. Very ambitious.