6 must-see concerts in Portland this weekend: March 6 to 8

Mar 3 2020, 7:47 pm

Blessed with the venues, fandom, and passion, Portland has long been a mainstay in the music scene.

While the weekend may see a slight shift in weather, there are many good reasons to get inside and catch some of the best concerts in town.

Here are our picks for the best concerts in Portland this weekend from March 6 to 8.

Friday, March 6

Coco Montoya

What: MarchFourth is inarguably one of the most interesting musical acts traveling around their sounds these days. Join a truly weird and unique amalgamation of instruments, skills, and music.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Jack London Revue — 529 SW 4th, Portland
Admission: Online

Keane

What: Soft rock band Keane lands in the Pacific Northwest with special guests Saint Sister on their Cause and Effect Tour as it stops at the Roseland Theater.

When: March 6, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Roseland Theater — 8 NW 6th Avenue, Portland
Admission: Online

Saturday, March 7

The Shivas

What: Catch one of the most prolific psychedelic punk rock bands on earth as The Shivas bring their grungy sound to the Polaris Hall with special guests Máscaras and Bad Shadows.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Polaris Hall — 635 N Killingsworth Court, Portland
Admission: Online

Eric Nam

What: Korean heart-throb Eric Nam is fresh off the heels of releasing his first-ever English record, and this weekend he brings his savvy lyrics and pop-beats to Portland. Don’t skip out on his Korean singles though, because many of them are considered his best tracks.

When: March 7, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Wonder Ballroom — 128 NE Russell Street, Portland
Admission: Online

Sunday, March 8

Bill Frisell

What: The quiet and calm Bill Frisell brings his legendary Jazz Guitar sounds to Portland this weekend with a full band featuring Petra Haden (lead vocals), Hank Roberts (vocals and cello), and Luke Bergman (vocals and baritone guitar).

When: March 8, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Aladdin Theater — 3017 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland
Admission: Online

Colin James

What: Canadian-born Blues/Rock legend Colin James brings his new mature sound to Portland. This guitar-wielding vocalist has shared the stage with some of the genre’s most recognizable deities.

When: March 8, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Alberta Rose Theater — 3000 NE Alberta Street, Portland
Admission: Online