Mississippi Studios is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

1. Mississippi Studios

8.9
3939 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR
Rock Club · Boise · 32 tips and reviews

Alexander A.Alexander Anton: big bar, and multiple bars as well. stage and dance floor. great food for late night eats. good people.

Chris C.Chris Christian: Arrive early enough to acquire a balcony seat to enjoy your favorite musician.

Randall S.Randall Sewell: Meet an awesome girl here.

Aladdin Theater is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

2. Aladdin Theater

8.7
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave (at SE Powell Blvd), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Brooklyn · 19 tips and reviews

Valerie H.Valerie Huffman: Loved the balcony! Great view!

Jon W.Jon Winder: One of the best places to see a show. Staff always friendly, and the best tip of all is to hang out in the bar next door and get in quicker than waiting in line outside!

SanchitSanchit: Only cash accepted inside. Fail.

Wonder Ballroom is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

3. Wonder Ballroom

8.8
128 NE Russell St (btw NE M L King Blvd. & NE Rodney Ave.), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Eliot · 29 tips and reviews

VIVI: I never not have an amazing time here and then there's the downstairs cool space patio for smoking ..indoor part has sandwhich delivery service, drinks and it's cozy GO DOWNSTAIRS

Andrew C.Andrew C: Be the old guy in the room who talks shit on the bands.

Kimberly L.Kimberly Lawson: Go see some great bands play while enjoying a drink from the balcony bar.

Star Theater is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

4. Star Theater

8.1
13 NW 6th Ave (at W Burnside St), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Old Town Chinatown · 13 tips and reviews

Rocky G.Rocky Garcia: Nice, clean venue to see a show. Balcony here too.

Justin M.Justin Matthew: The music loud

Merilee S.Merilee Schillinger: There are now outdoor heaters and a firepit on the patio.

Roseland Theater is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

5. Roseland Theater

7.9
8 NW 6th Ave (at W Burnside St), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Old Town Chinatown · 27 tips and reviews

Justen M.Justen Martian: The balcony is a great place to catch a show from. You get to sit and enjoy a beer!

MazdaMazda: Double Tee Concerts, founded in 1972 by David Leiken, is Oregon’s oldest and largest concert company.

Krista S.Krista Stoner: Definitely hit the balcony; drinks are reasonably priced and reasonably strong, and you don't have to deal with a bunch of kids.

Dante's is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

6. Dante's

7.6
350 W Burnside St (at SW 3rd Ave), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Downtown Portland · 34 tips and reviews

Grant K.Grant Kruger: A pretty fun place to see live music.

Avery P.Avery Pack: I could mention the great drinks, the late night pizza window, Karaoke from hell, and all, but SINFERNO on Sundays...that's all you need to know.

Chris 😈 P.Chris 😈 Payne: Sinferno IS your only stop on a Sunday! Read more.

Analog Cafe & Little Theater is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

7. Analog Cafe & Little Theater

7.5
720 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
Rock Club · Hosford-Abernethy · 10 tips and reviews

Lonni N.Lonni Noris: Wow! Fine dining without the pretentious atmosphere. Try the asparagus ravioli, its amazing

Tim T.Tim Trautmann: Lots of electronic music events upstairs. Regular burlesque and circus shows and similar events in the downstairs. Try the sautéed green beans as an appetizer, tasty.

Rob S.Rob Schaper: Great music venue and a rockstar menu!

Bossanova Ballroom is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

8. Bossanova Ballroom

7.6
722 E Burnside St (SE 7th Ave), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Buckman · 12 tips and reviews

Mehmet O.Mehmet Orun: Tuesday night blues dancing, first time visitors free. Wednesday night Lindy Hop (or other swing styles). Friendly and reasonably priced bar, good sized dance floor, and most of all good people.

Lucas W.Lucas Wilson: Swing dancing here most Wednesday nights with Russell Bruner. $5 entry and a beginners lesson at 8:30.

Kristina W.Kristina Weis: Swing dancing on Wednesdays...$7, lesson at 7:30, dance at 8:30.

Hawthorne Theatre is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

9. Hawthorne Theatre

7.3
3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd (SE 39th Ave), Portland, OR
Rock Club · Richmond · 29 tips and reviews

Errin P.Errin P: The term "theatre" is a bit of a stretch, but the space is an intimate and authentically grimy concert venue. Both bars take cards, too, which is a nice plus!

Baby L.Baby Le'Strange: Burlesque every Thursday night in the lounge!

Sebastian T.Sebastian T: Karaoke 3 nights a week! Monday Wednesday and Friday. W/F has T-Pain Style Autotune... the ONLY place in town to get that!

Moon & Sixpence is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

10. Moon & Sixpence

9.0
2014 NE 42nd Ave (at NW Tillamook St), Portland, OR
Pub · Hollywood · 19 tips and reviews

Erin M.Erin M.: I love this neighborhood pub! Great selection of beers and great food. I highly recommend the turkey and cranberry sandwich and the aged cheddar sandwich (they use Tillamook!) - sandwiches are huge!

The Alco-Frolic's Guide to PDX BarsThe Alco-Frolic's Guide to PDX Bars: American bars modeled after European bars typically do a pretty half-assed job, and while Moon & Sixpence tries a bit harder, it's still pretty unremarkable.

Brook S.Brook Shelley: Delicious pub fare and some amazing cask ales.

Crystal Ballroom is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

11. Crystal Ballroom

8.3
1332 W Burnside St (at SW 14th Ave), Portland, OR
Concert Hall · Downtown Portland · 51 tips and reviews

Lady S.Lady Smile: Their dancing floors are amazing!!

MazdaMazda: The main room features a mechanical floating dance floor, thought at the time of building to be the only one on the W. Coast, and potentially the only one still in existence.

Benny C.Benny Christiansen: Dance on air = Pure rad!

The Lovecraft is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

12. The Lovecraft

8.2
421 SE Grand Ave (at SE Oak St), Portland, OR
Nightclub · Buckman · 22 tips and reviews

Anastasia X.Anastasia X: Impressed with the ghost stories about the bar and the fantastic music. Friendly crowd.

The Alco-Frolic's Guide to PDX BarsThe Alco-Frolic's Guide to PDX Bars: Lovecraft puts goths of all ages in one place and forces the young ones to face their fat, bald, sad future.

myrrh ♫.myrrh ♫: Something terrible came to the hills and valleys on that meteor, and something terrible — though I know not in what proportion — still remains.

LaurelThirst Public House is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

13. LaurelThirst Public House

7.8
2958 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR
Bar · Kerns · 10 tips and reviews

Troy S.Troy S: Good venue to listen to live music and eat good pub food.

Guy T.Guy Tortorici: happy hour, a pint and a band!

MarthaMartha: Love the live music!

Alberta Street Pub is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

14. Alberta Street Pub

7.8
1036 NE Alberta St (at NE 10th Ave), Portland, OR
Pub · King · 14 tips and reviews

Marcella J.Marcella Joshlin: Try the Def Shepherd on a cold evening! Its a vegetarian shepherds pie and AMAZING! Its totally worth dealing with the less-than-nice staff.

Zaq M.Zaq Mosher: This place has gotten bougie as fuuuuu. That is not a compliment.

Alex B.Alex Brehm: Bud and some friends have a drink here in Grimm's season 1 episode 7.

Doug Fir Lounge is one of The 15 Best Rock Clubs in Portland.

15. Doug Fir Lounge

8.8
830 E Burnside St (at SE 9th Ave), Portland, OR
Lounge · Buckman · 126 tips and reviews

whetwhilliewhetwhillie: steak bites are great, hummus plate is a good one too. a lot of smokers on the back patio...

ºDamian W.ºDamian White º: Atmos is amazing here! Just visited from NY and couldn't find a better place that summarizes all of Portland than Doug Fir's Lounge.

Chris C.Chris Christian: Try to avoid colliding with the mirrored wall when walking to the bathrooms.