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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Concerts in the Park 2014

Summer Concerts in the Park

  • All concerts begin at 6:30 PM unless otherwise noted.
  • Pack a picnic dinner, bring a blanket or chairs, and spend time with family and friends!
  • Washington Park Summer Festival - 8 evening performances in the Rose Garden Amphitheater
  • Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. Attendees can enter and exit the site, and watch concerts from a paved pathway
MONDAYS
SELLWOOD RIVERFRONT PARK • SE Spokane & Oaks Pkwy • 6:30 PM
July 7 The Quick and Easy Boys - Harmonious Indie Pop Rock
July 14 Windermere Stellar, Moreland Group presents
Pilon D’Azucar - Incendiary Havana Salsa
July 21 Love Gigantic - Nimble, Anthemic Folk Rock
July 28 Robert Moore & The Wildcats - Original Jazz & Blues
Aug 4 The Wanderlust Orchestra - Vaudevillian, Bohemian Cabaret
Food Vendors - Dano's Dogs, Mountain Ice, My Mama's Gumbo, Pop/Corn Publishers
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. DIRECTOR PARK • 815 SW Park • 6:00 PM
July 28 Brian Oberlin - Mandolin
Food Vendor - Elephants in the Park
TUESDAYS
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. MT TABOR  PARK • SE 69th & Taylor • 6:30 PM
July 8 Chervona - Eastern-Euro Carnival Insanity
July 15 The Strange Tones - Volcanic, Psychobilly Blues
July 22 Water Tower - Punk-Spirited Bluegrass
July  29 Warner Pacific College presents
Toque Libre - Passionate Acoustic Latin
Food Vendors - Bi-Partisan Café, Dano's Dogs, Mountain Ice, Santa Fe Taqueria, The Whole Bowl
COLUMBIA PARK ANNEX • N. Woolsey & Willamette Blvd • 6:30 PM
July 8 Jujuba - Nigerian Afro-Beat & Juju
July 15 Morning Ritual - Conceptual Fantasy Folk
July 22 Ducky Pig - Beloved Roots-Rock Americana
Food Vendors - My Mama's Gumbo, Papa Murphy's, Pop/Corn Publishers
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. KENTON PARK • N. Kilpatrick & Delaware • 6:30 PM
July 29 The Supraphonics - Finely-Tuned Funk
Aug 5 Norman Sylvester Band - Portland’s Original Boogie Cat
Aug 12 The Flight - Edgy Traditional Irish Tunes
Food Vendors - My Mama's Gumbo, Papa Murphy's, Pop/Corn Publishers
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. DIRECTOR PARK • 815 SW Park • 6:30 PM 
July 22 Caleb Klauder Country Band - Honky-tonk
Aug 19 Bon Ton Roulet - High-energy Zydeco, Cajun & Folk
Food Vendor - Elephants in the Park
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. McCOY PARK • N. Fiske & Trenton • 6:30 PM
Aug 19 New Columbia Community Campus Partners present
Obo Addy Legacy Project: Okropong - Traditional Ghanaian Music & Dance
Aug 26 Melao de Cuba - Vibrant, Energetic Cuban
Food Vendors - Papa Murphy's, Pop/Corn Publishers
WEDNESDAYS
WILLAMETTE PARK • SW Macadam & Nebraska • 6:30 PM
July 9 National College of Naturopathic Medicine presents
Aaron Meyer - Hot Concert Rock Violinist
July 16 Multnomah University presents
Linda Hornbuckle Band - Portland’s Premier Soul Diva
July 23 - Canceled due to weather; reschedule info to come The Stolen Sweets - Harmonious ‘30s Swing Jazz
July 30 Malea & The Tourists - Sunny Jazz & Piano Pop
Food Vendors - Isla’s Garden Café, Ross Island Grocery & Cafe, Ruby Jewel
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. DAWSON PARK • N. Stanton & Williams • 6:30 PM
July 9 Legacy Emanuel Medical Center presents
Karen Lovely - Award-Winning Contemporary Blues
July 16 Dawson Park Dedication Ceremony, arrive by 6:00 PM
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Portland Development Commission, and Portland Parks & Recreation present
Ocean 503 - R&B, Funk, Soul, Reggae
July 30 Brownish Black - Indie Basement R&B and Soul
Aug 6 Pa’Lante - Hot Salsa, Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz
Food Vendors - Aladdin Café, My Mama's Gumbo, Scoop Handmade Ice Cream
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. VENTURA PARK • SE 115th & Stark • 6:30 PM
Aug 6 The Dusu Mali Band - Improvisational African Jazz
Aug 13 Vagabond Opera - Eccentric Operatic Cabaret
Food Vendors - Aladdin Café, Ruby Jewel
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. PARKLANE PARK • SE 155th & Main • 6:30 PM
Aug 20 The David Gerald Band - Contemporary Detroit Blues
Aug 27 Copper and Coal - Vintage Country Songstresses
Food Vendors - Bora Bora, Scoop Handmade Ice Cream
THURSDAYS
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. WALLACE PARK • NW 25th & Raleigh • 6:30 PM
July 10 Selco Community Credit Union presents
The Midnight Serenaders - Prohibition-Era Swing Jazz
July 17 Will West & The Friendly Strangers - Charismatic, Tuneful Americana
July 24 Selco Community Credit Union presents
Brothers of the Baladi - Traditional Middle Eastern Music
July 31 Swan Sovereign - Punchy, Defiant Power Pop
Food Vendors - Hot Dog Ernie, Island Daydream Shave Ice, Santa Fe Taqueria, The Village Crepery
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. GLENHAVEN PARK • NE 82nd & Siskiyou • 6:30 PM
July 10 Maid Brigade presents
Left Coast Country - Modern, Hard-Driving Newgrass
July 17 Tony Starlight - Comedic ‘70s Gold
July 24 The Sentiments - Reggae, Rocksteady, Ska & Soul
Food Vendor - Bacchi's Italian Deli
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. COUCH PARK • NW 20th & Glisan • 6:30 PM
Aug 7 Pete Krebs & His Portland Playboys - Old-School Western Swing
Aug 14 Bear Water - Gritty Bluegrass & Roots Rock
Food Vendors - Hot Dog Ernie, Scoop Handmade Ice Cream, Whole Foods Market
BERRYDALE PARK • SE 92nd & Taylor • 6:30 PM
Aug 14 Sneakin’ Out - Classical, Rock, Bluegrass Mayhem
Aug 21 The Barn Door Slammers - Honky Tonk & Western Swing
Aug 28 Woodbrain - Edgy Psychedelic Blues
Food Vendors - Aladdin Café, Island Daydream Shave Ice, Rolls Plus Grill
FRIDAYS
FERNHILL PARK • NE 37th, north of Ainsworth • 6:30 PM
July 11 Trixy and the Nasties - Diva-Powered Motown & Funk
July 18 Devin Phillips - New Orleans Sax Wunderkind
July 25 StruEendo Norteño Banda - Northern Mexican Folk Music
Aug 1 The Shanghai Woolies - Hot Jazz-Age Pop
Food Vendors - Aladdin Café, Island Daydream Shave Ice, NW Nut, Pop/Corn Publishers, The Village Crepery, The Whole Bowl
National Night Out Tue, Aug 5 Concordia Neighborhood Association presents
Malcolm Noble’s Cool Breeze - Danceable R&B, Funk & Soul
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. LOVEJOY FOUNTAIN PARK • SW 3rd & Harrison, downtown • 6:30 PM
Aug 15 Aronora presents
Thara Memory & Marilyn Keller - Legendary PDX Jazz Luminaries
Aug  22 Caña Son - Hot Cuban “Son” & Salsa
Food Vendors - Rolls Plus Grill, Ruby Jewel, The Village Crepery
SUNDAYS
DENORVAL UNTHANK PARK • 510 N. Shaver • 6:30 PM
July 13 US Bank presents
Tony Ozier & The Doodoo Funk All Stars - Funk & Beats Galore
July 20 Dina y los Rumberos - Vibrant, Energetic Cuban Music
Food Vendors - Hot Dog Ernie, Pop/Corn Publishers
Individuals may enter and exit the site, and watch movies and concerts from a paved pathway. ELIZABETH CARUTHERS PARK • 3508 SW Moody Ave • 3:00 PM
Aug 17 Oregon Health and Science University presents
Matinee: Chata Addy - Afro Highlife & Funky Reggae
Aug  24 Matinee: The Machete Men - Cuban “Rock en Espanol”
Food Vendors - Isla’s Garden Café, Ross Island Grocery & Cafe, Scoop Handmade Ice Cream
INDEPENDENT CONCERTS
Portland Festival Symphony
Sat, July 26 • CATHEDRAL PARK • 6:00 PM
Sat, Aug 2 • LAURELHURST PARK • 6:00 PM
Sun, Aug 3 • PENINSULA PARK • 6:00 PM
Sat, Aug 9 • GRANT PARK • 6:00 PM
Providence Stage Band
Sun, Aug 17 • LAURELHURST PARK • 6:00 PM
Food Vendors
Cupcake Jones, Dano's Dogs (Cathedral, Laurelhurst, Peninsula, Grant)
The Whole Bowl (Cathedral, Peninsula)