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Concerts in the Park

Summer Free For All - Concerts in the Park


A musical tradition over 110 years in the making, Concerts in the Park offers something for everyone. 
The Rose City’s best and brightest – from classical to country, rock & roll to rhythm & blues – have been entrancing audiences in parks since 1901. Today’s crowds flock to Portland parks citywide for the revelry, with over forty thousand people attending 61 concerts offered in 2016.

Producing these special events is possible with the help of lasting partnerships with neighborhood associations and community members like you! 

 
Concert Concerts and entertainment begin at 6:30PM, unless otherwise noted alongside the concert listing.
Movie Movies begin after dusk, including live performances by local musicians and free popcorn.
Accessible—Individuals may enter and exit the site and enjoy events from a paved pathway, unless otherwise noted.
Held in conjunction with a community event
Non-English language Film—with English subtitles
Closed Captioning—To request additional closed captioning, call 503-823-5059 at least ten (10) days prior to movie date.
Bike parking is available at event.
Free Shuttle looping Washington Park attractions.
TriMet MAX Light Rail Service Lines 
Alcoholic beverages for personal consumption are permitted only during concerts and movies.
All dogs must be on a leash.
All parks and natural areas are smoke and tobacco-free zones.
DATE LOCATION CONCERTS AND MOVIES PARTNERS TRANSIT DETAILS
Friday, 
July 6

Kenilworth Park, SE Holgate Boulevard and 32nd Avenue Concert Greydogz—New Orleans-style funk, blues, folk, and reggae Creston-Kenilworth Neighborhood Association, Reed Neighborhood Association 9, 10, 17  
Movie Moana (2016) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
Fernhill Park, NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street Concert Portland Interfaith Gospel Choir—Traditional and contemporary black gospel music Fernhill Summer Concerts Committee 70, 72, 75  
Saturday,
July 7
Dickinson Park, SW 57th Place and Huddleston Street Concert Bottleneck Blues Band—Red-hot, funky dance blues Crestwood Neighborhood Association 12, 43, 44, 96  
Movie Ferdinand (2017) PG
Monday,
July 9
Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane Street and Oaks Pkwy Concert Farnell Newton & The Othership Connection—Revitalizing funk and soul with a twist Championed by Collage, Sellwood Riverfront Park Concerts Committee 19, 35, 36, 70, 99  
Tuesday,
July 10
Mt. Tabor Park, SE 69th Avenue and Taylor Street Concert Dina y los Rumberos—Vibrant, energetic Cuban and international Mt. Tabor/Berrydale Concerts Committee 15, 71  
Wednesday,
July 11
Khunamokwst Park, 5200 NE Alberta Street Concert Matíces Latin Band—Andean pan pipes, Cuban son, and Latin jazz Cully Association of Neighbors 24, 71, 72, 75  
Movie Beauty and the Beast (2017) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
Thursday,
July 12
George Park, 7240 N Fessenden Street Concert Colectivo de Son Jarocho de Portland—Deep Afro-Mexican roots St. Johns Center for Opportunity 4, 11  
Movie The Sandlot (1993) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
Friday,
July 13
Wilshire Park, NE 33rd Avenue and Skidmore Street Concert Far Out West—Rootsy funk and blues rock Beaumont-Wilshire Neighborhood Association, Alameda Neighborhood Association 17, 24, 70, 75  
Movie The Secret Life of Pets (2016) PG
Fernhill Park, NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street Concert Sonny Hess and Lady Kat—Modern blues and soulful rhythm and blues Championed by Vacasa, Fernhill Summer Concerts Committee 70, 72, 75  
Saturday,
July 14
Glenhaven Park, 7900 NE Siskiyou Street Concert All Together Now—Beatles cover band Madison South Neighborhood 12, 24, 72  
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) PG-13—English with Spanish subtitles
Sunday,
July 15
April Hill Park, SW 58th Avenue and Miles Street Concert Rogue Bluegrass Band—Acoustic bluegrass Maplewood Neighborhood Association 1, 45  
Movie Coco (2017) PG
Monday,
July 16
Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane Street and Oaks Pkwy Concert Lloyd Jones Quartet with LaRhonda Steele—Spontaneous blues, jazz, and soul Sellwood Riverfront Park Concerts Committee 19, 35, 36, 70, 99  
Tuesday,
July 17
Mt. Tabor Park, SE 69th Avenue and Taylor Street Concert Midnight Serenaders—Energetically entertaining swing-jazz sextet Championed by Belmont Family Dentistry, Mt. Tabor/Berrydale Concerts Committee 15, 71  
Thursday,
July 19
McCoy Park, N Trenton Street and Newman Avenue Concert Oleada—Cumbia psicodelica, chicha, dub, and rock New Columbia Campus Partners  4, 35, 75  
Movie Coco (2017) PG
Willamette Park, 6805 SW Macadam Avenue Concert Malea & The Tourists—Portland’s hottest swing and pop band Championed by Oregon Health and Sciences University, Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. (SWNI) Equity and Inclusion Committee 35, 36, 43  
Friday,
July 20
Harrison Park, SE 84th Avenue and Harrison Street Concert Joe Kye—Indie rock, classical, pop vocalist, and violinist looper Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) 4, 72  
Movie Can (2011) NR—English and Vietnamese with English subtitles
Fernhill Park, NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street Concert Trujillo—Chicano/Mexican American rock ‘n’ roll Fernhill Summer Concerts Committee 70, 72, 75  
Saturday,
July 21
Irving Park, NE Fremont Street and 7th Avenue Concert Greydogz—New Orleans-style funk, blues, folk, and reggae Irving Community Association 6, 8, 24, 44  
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) PG-13
Monday,
July 23
Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane Street and Oaks Pkwy Concert Skybound Blue—Harmony-driven Americana Sellwood Riverfront Park Concerts Committee 19, 35, 36, 70, 99  
Thursday,
July 26
Alberta Park, NE Ainsworth Street and 19th Avenue Concert JoyTribe—World-infused funk Vernon Neighborhood Association 8, 17, 72, 75  
Movie Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) PG
Friday,
July 27
Brentwood Park, 6550 SE 60th Avenue Concert The Mars Rovers—Not your ordinary classic rock band Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association 19, 71  
Movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) PG-13
Fernhill Park, NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street Concert The Slants—Chinatown dance rock Championed by Concordia Neighborhood Association, Fernhill Summer Concerts Committee 70, 72, 75  
WASHINGTON PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL—Rose Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue, 6PM Concert Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater presents UPRISE—Dances of the African Diaspora, storytelling, and live music   20, 63,   
Saturday,
July 28
Earl Boyles Park, SE Center Street and 107th Avenue Concert Naked Luck—Dusty, melodic indie rock Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Association 9, 17, 73,   
Movie Ghostbusters (2016) PG-13—English with Spanish subtitles
WASHINGTON PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL—Rose Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue, 6PM Concert Opera in the Park—Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, conducted by Keith Clark Portland SummerFest 20, 63,   
Sunday,
July 29
Wilkes Park, NE 154th Avenue and Beech Street Concert Matíces Latin Band—Andean pan pipes, Cuban son, and Latin jazz Wilkes Community Group 21, 23, 74  
Movie Annie (2014) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
WASHINGTON PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL—Rose Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue, 6PM Concert Orquestra Pacifico Tropical—Psychedelic cumbia orchestra   20, 63,   
Monday,
July 30
Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane Street and Oaks Pkwy Concert Sabroso—Passionate, acoustic Latin funk Sellwood Riverfront Park Concerts Committee 19, 35, 36, 70, 99  
Wednesday,
August 1
Woodlawn Park, NE 11th Avenue and Oneonta Street Concert Mz. Etta’s World featuring Arietta Ward—Funk, soul, rhythm and blues Woodlawn Neighborhood Association 6, 8, 75  
Movie Hidden Figures (2016) PG 
Thursday,
August 2
Village Square Parking Lot, SE 162nd Avenue and Stark Street Concert Cody Andrews—Pacific Northwest hip-hop Rosewood Initiative, Centennial Community Association 20,  
Movie Coco (2017) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
McCoy Park, N Trenton Street and Newman Avenue Concert Jujuba—Funky Afrobeat and Juju music New Columbia Campus Partners 4, 35, 75  
Friday,
August 3
Fernhill Park, NE 37th Avenue and Ainsworth Street Concert Eric John Kaiser (Portland’s French Troubadour)—Parisian Americana Concordia Neighborhood Association 70, 72, 75  
Movie Isle of Dogs (2018) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
Lovejoy Fountain Park, SW Harrison Street and 3rd Avenue Concert Tezeta Band—Ethiopian funk and soulful dance music Halprin Landscape Conservancy 1, 8, 9, 12,17,35, 36, 38, 43, 44, 45, 54, 55, 56, 92, 94, 99, 291,   
Saturday,
August 4
North Park Blocks, NW Everett Street and 8th Avenue Concert Those Willows—Magnetic Pacific Northwest indie pop Pearl District Neighborhood Association 8, 9, 12, 16, 17, 35, 44, 77, 99,   
Movie Dead Poets Society (1989) PG
Cathedral Park, N Crawford Street and Pittsburgh Avenue, 6PM Concert Portland Festival Symphony (Brass), music director Gregory Vajda Portland Festival Symphony 16, 44  
Sunday,
August 5
Sellwood Park, SE 7th Avenue and Bidwell Street Concert Harvest Gold—Neil Young tribute band Sellwood Moreland Business Alliance, Sellwood Moreland Improvement League (SMILE) 19, 35, 36, 70, 99  
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) PG-13
Glenfair Park, NE Couch Court and 154th Avenue, 6PM Concert Portland Festival Symphony (Strings), music director Gregory Vajda Portland Festival Symphony 20, 25, 74,   
Monday,
August 6
Berrydale Park, SE Taylor Street and 92nd Avenue Concert Norman Sylvester—Portland’s original Boogie Cat Mt. Tabor/Berrydale Concerts Committee 15, 20, 72,   
Wednesday,
August 8
Ventura Park, 460 SE 113th Avenue Concert Bloco Alegria—Portland’s own Rio-style samba band Ventura Park Concerts Committee 20,   
Thursday,
August 9
Brooklyn Park, SE Milwaukie Avenue and Haig Street Concert CobraWolfShark—Globally-influenced tropidelic dance party Brooklyn Neighborhood Association 19  
Movie The Greatest Showman (2017) PG
Dawson Park, 2926 N Williams Avenue Concert Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch—Groovy jazz Black Parent Initiative, Inc. (BPI) 4, 44  
Friday,
August 10
Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st Avenue and Stephens Street Concert Chata Addy & Susuma—Afro-reggae and funky highlife dance music Richmond Neighborhood Association 4, 14  
Movie Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) PG
Lovejoy Fountain Park, SW Harrison Street and 3rd Avenue Concert JT Trawick—Bluegrass, fiddle, and western swing Halprin Landscape Conservancy 1, 8, 9, 12,17,35, 36, 38, 43, 44, 45, 54, 55, 56, 92, 94, 99, 291,   
Saturday,
August 11
FESTIVAL LATINO—Thomas Cully Park, NE 72nd Avenue and Killingsworth Street Concert Colectivo de Son Jarocho de Portland—Deep Afro-Mexican roots Latino Network 70, 75  
Movie Coco (2017) PG—Spanish with English subtitles
Laurelhurst Park, SE Oak Street and 37th Avenue, 6PM Concert Portland Festival Symphony (Full orchestra), music director Gregory Vajda Portland Festival Symphony 15, 19, 20, 75  
Sunday,
August 12
Essex Park, SE 79th Avenue and Center Street Concert Bodacious—Eclectic Cajun/zydeco, blues, and tango Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association 9, 17, 72  
Movie Ferdinand (2017) PG—English with Spanish subtitles
Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way, 6PM Concert Portland Festival Symphony (Full orchestra), music director Gregory Vajda Portland Festival Symphony 4, 6, 44  
Monday,
August 13
Berrydale Park, SE Taylor Street and 92nd Avenue Concert Misty Mamas—Heartfelt harmonies of bluegrass, folk, and gospel Mt. Tabor/Berrydale Concerts Committee 15, 20, 72,   
Wednesday,
August 15
Laurelhurst Park, SE Oak Street and 37th Avenue Concert DJ Prashant & Jai Ho! Dance Troupe—Interactive Bollywood and Bhangra dance Bollywood Dreams Entertainment 15, 19, 20, 75  
Movie Chak de! India (2007) NR—Hindi with English subtitles
Ventura Park, SE 460 113th Avenue Concert Ashleigh Flynn and The Riveters—early Stones, psychedelic country Ventura Park Concerts Committee 20,   
Thursday,
August 16
Elizabeth Caruthers Park, SW Gaines Street and Bonds Avenue Concert Jellyroll Society—Blues, early jazz, and ragtime South Waterfront Community Relations 35, 36, 44,   
Movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) PG
Dawson Park, 2926 N Williams Avenue Concert EMBRACE—Contemporary Christian and gospel Black Parent Initiative, Inc. (BPI) 4, 44  
Friday,
August 17
Lents Park, SE 92nd Avenue and Pardee Street Concert Y.G.B Portland Showcase—Various artists and performers  Y.G.B. Portland 9, 10, 17, 72,   
Movie Black Panther (2018) PG-13
Saturday,
August 18
TONGA DAY 2018—Gateway Discovery Park, NE Halsey Street and 106th Avenue Concert Tongan 101—Tongan/Pacific Islander music and dance Tongan Community  22, 23, 77,   
Movie Moana (2016) PG
Wednesday,
August 22
Ventura Park, 460 SE 113th Avenue Concert The Krebsic Orkestar—A bullfight meets a bar mitzvah Championed by Generations LLC, Ventura Park Concerts Committee 20,   
Thursday,
August 23
Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane Street and Oaks Pkwy Movie REI Outdoor Movie Night Recreation Equipment, Inc. (REI) 19, 35, 36, 70, 99  
Dawson Park, 2926 N Williams Avenue Concert Zoulful Muzic—Up-tempo rhythm and blues, jazz, neo-soul, and blues Black Parent Initiative, Inc. (BPI) 4, 44  
Friday,
August 24
Denorval Unthank Park, 510 N Shaver Street Concert 5 Grand—Family-friendly rhythm and blues dance music Boise Neighborhood Association, Historic Mississippi Business Association 4, 24, 44  
Movie Black Panther (2018) PG-13—English with Spanish subtitles
Saturday,
August 25
Hamilton Park, SW 47th Drive and 44th Avenue Concert Red Yarn—High-energy folksongs and puppetry for families Bridlemile Neighborhood Association 51, 54, 55, 56  
Movie The Lego Batman Movie (2017) PG
Sunday,
August 26
THE NEXT 100—Celebrating 100 years of Portland Parks Golf, Colwood Golf Center, 7313 NE Columbia Blvd Concert Speaker Minds—Hip-hop and funk Portland Parks Golf 72  
Laurelhurst Park, SE Oak Street and 37th Avenue, 6PM Concert Providence Stage Band—Big band sounds from the 40s to 70s Providence Portland Medical Foundation 15, 19, 20, 75  
Friday,
August 31
Luuwit View Park, NE 127th Avenue and Fremont Street Concert Portland Kora Project—West African harp meets soul and jazz Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association 21, 22, 73  
Movie Inside Out (2015) PG
Saturday,
September 1
Montavilla Park, 8219 NE Glisan Street Concert The Alphabeticians—Family-friendly rock ‘n’ roll Montavilla Neighborhood Association 19, 20, 72, 77,   
Movie Paddington 2 (2018) PG
Sunday,
September 2
Overlook Park, N Interstate Avenue and Fremont Street Concert Soul Vibrator—Power-funk and yacht rock Overlook Park Neighborhood Association 4, 24, 85,   
Movie Wonder Woman (2017) PG-13
Friday,
September 7
Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th Avenue Concert Supadupa Marimba Bros—Funky, hip, melodic, percussion ensemble Markham Neighborhood Association  12, 43, 44, 96  
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) PG-13

Interested in becoming a sponsor over $5,000?
Kellie Torres, Development Manager
503-823-5589  |  kellie.torres@portlandoregon.gov

Interested in becoming a neighborhood sponsor?
Contact our Summer Free For All production staff at concerts@portlandoregon.gov