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  • 1. Doug Fir Lounge

    Southeast | Music Clubs

    Part retro diner and part log cabin, the Doug Fir serves food and booze and hosts DJs and live rock shows from both up-and-coming and established...Read More

  • 2. Mississippi Studios

    North | Music Clubs

    An intimate neighborhood music venue, with a seated balcony and old Oriental rugs covering the standing-room-only floor, Mississippi Studios...Read More

  • 3. Aladdin Theater

    Southeast | Music Clubs

    Housed in a vintage former movie theater in Southeast, this music venue specializes in indie and alternative acts, many with national followings...Read More

  • 4. LaurelThirst Public House

    Northeast | Bars/Pubs

    Locals crowd the LaurelThirst Public House to sip well-crafted beers, sit in cozy red booths, and listen to folk, jazz, country, or bluegrass...Read More

  • 5. McMenamins Crystal Ballroom

    Downtown | Music Clubs

    With a 7,500-square-foot springy dance floor built on ball bearings to ramp up the energy, this historic former dance hall draws local, regional...Read More

  • 6. Revolution Hall

    Southeast | Music Clubs

    Southeast Portland's stately early 1900s former Washington High School building was converted into a state-of-the-art concert hall in 2015,...Read More

  • 7. Valentine's

    Old Town | Music Clubs

    One of the more intimate venues in town to catch live rock, alternative, funk, and other edgy performances, bi-level Valentine's is set along...Read More

  • 8. Jimmy Mak's

    Pearl District | Bars/Pubs

    Dubbed one of the world's "top 100 places to hear jazz" by DownBeat Magazine, this old-school music club also serves Greek and Middle Eastern...Read More

  • 9. Blue Monk

    Southeast | Bars/Pubs

    Upstairs at the Blue Monk local artwork is on display and patrons nosh on large plates of pasta and salads; the music venue downstairs offers...Read More

  • 10. Candlelight Room

    Downtown | Music Clubs

    The Candlelight Room presents blues nightly. ...Read More

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