2024 Free Portland Summer Concerts in The Park Schedule & Info | 2 Dozen Concerts Across the City

Summer Free For All builds community through free, inclusive, and family-friendly activities that celebrate Portland’s diverse cultures and local artists. The 2024 program kicks off July 6 w/ the East Portland Summer Arts Festival.


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From website:
Free Portland Outdoor Concerts, Festivals & Movies
July-August 2024
More info: portland.gov

Each summer, Summer Free For All Cultural Events (SFFA) partners with community groups, artists, nonprofits, culturally-specific groups, and more to produce free concerts, movies, and cultural events throughout Portland. If you are looking to bring an amazing event to your community, our team is ready to help!

This year’s program features more than 50 events for people of all ages, including multicultural festivals, free outdoor movies, concerts, and more fun across the city.

July Events

  • Saturday, July 6 | 6:00pm— East Portland Summer Arts FestivalAllen Stone, Soul-stirring R&B melodies and energetic vibes | Ventura Park
  • Sunday, July 7 | 6:00pm—East Portland Summer Arts FestivalSheila E, World famous singer, drummer, and queen of percussion | Ventura Park
  • Thursday, July 11 | 6:30pm—Melao de Cuba Salsa Orchestra, The beauty and exuberance of traditional and current Cuban music| Mt. Tabor Park- Amphitheater 
  • Friday, July 12 | 6:30pm—Picante, Traditional Afro-Cuban music with a fusion of Latin Jazz |McCoy park 
  • Saturday, July 13 | 6:30pm—Tequila Highway, Upbeat cumbia and Latin funk rhythms | Gilbert Heights Park 
  • Saturday, July 13 | 12:00pm—Samoan Festival Celebrating Samoan culture through dance, singing, art, food, and more! | Peninsula Park 
  • Sunday, July 14 | 5:00pm—Television in the Park: Martin and The Jeffersons, A reenactment of two hit TV Shows | Mt. Tabor Park- Amphitheater 
  • Thursday, July 18 | 6:30pm—Wamba, World beat with exciting African percussions and danceable grooves | Glenhaven Park
  • Friday, July 19 | 6:30pm—Ache Son, Traditional and vibrant Cuban Music.  | Glenwood Park 
  • Saturday, July 20 | 6:00pm—BridgeCity Soul, Old school and new school R&B, soul, and funk | Knott Park 
  • Friday, July 26 | 6:30pm—King Louie and Andy Stokes, Dynamic sounds of soul, blues, and jazz| Jamison Square 
  • Saturday, July 27 | 6:30pm—Glass of Hearts, Blondie tribute band delivering all the punk, disco, and energy!| Kenton Park 
  • Saturday, July 27 | 12:00pm— Jim PepperFest and the Riveters, Celebrate the legacy of Kaw/Muscogee musician Jim Pepper, featuring Native artists and fry bread | Hoyt Arboretum-Stevens Pavillion

August Events

  • Thursday, August 1 | 6:30pm—The Norman Sylvester Band, Featuring Lenanne Miller, Join the Boogie Cat for a night of original blues and R&B!  | Unthank Park
  • Saturday, August 3 | 6:30pm—Barrio Mestizo, Classic and contemporary salsa, cumbia, cha cha cha, and more | Verdell Rutherford Park
  • Sunday, August 4 | 6:00pm—Opera in the Park Portland, Romantic, unforgettable melodies from Verdi’s beloved opera, La Traviata  | Peninsula Park 
  • Thursday, August 8 | 6:30pm—Beat Frequency, Pop, funk, and R&B duo with sweet, sultry, and soaring vocals | Woodstock Park 
  • Saturday, August 10 | 6:00pm—Rejoice Diaspora Dance, An evening of dance from Afrobeats to Second Line with original music performed by Darrell Grant and an amazing lineup of musicians  | Washington Park – Rose Garden Ampitheater
  • Sunday, August 11 | 6:00pm—Edna Vazquez with Mariachi Portland, A family-friendly evening of traditional Mexican Folk Music | Washington Park – Rose Garden Ampitheater
  • Friday, August 16 | 6:30pm—Outer Orbit, Soul Funk Dance Party| Alberta Park 
  • Friday, August 16 | 6:30pm—Joshua Josue- El Gringo Mariachi, Americana/Chicano rock, cross-border songs, and stories of the working class | Pendleton Park
  • Saturday, August 17 | 6:30pm—Kris Deelane & The Hurt, Motown soul revue with horns and dancing backup singers, get ready to move| Sellwood Park
  • Thursday, August 22 | 6:00pm—Hip-Hop in the Park, Family-friendly, community-driven showcase of local hip-hop artists | Kʰunamokwst Park
  • Friday, August 23 | 6:30pmMacey Gard Band, Premier high-energy power pop and a get-down funky dance show!| Thompson Park 
  • Saturday, August 24 | 6:30pmThe Kidz Outside Festival, Third annual family-friendly hip-hop event with interactive activities and vendors| George Park
  • Saturday, August 24 | 6:00pmCelebrating Black Arts and Culture, Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center and Patton Square Park come to life with family-friendly arts activities and a concert presented by Albina Music Trust | Patton Square Park
  • Thursday, August 29 | 6:30pm—Your Song My Song, Fun and interactive live music concert for all ages | Irving Park 
  • Friday, August 30 | 6:30pm—Bottleneck Blues Band, Traditional electric dance blues | Columbia Park
  • Saturday, August 31 | 6:00pm—Providence Stage Band, Big band sounds from the 40s to today | Grant Park



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