The Creative Economy is alive and well in Portland! There is something happening every day of the week in Downtown: Live music, plays, ballet, open mic nights and more. Check out our great venues below!
51 Wharf Restaurant51 Wharf St | 207-774-1151
Casual fine-food seasonal restaurant for lunch and dinner with year-round posh live entertainment nightly. Visit website.
Anthony’s Dinner Theater151 Middle St | 207-774-8668
Live performances with 5 courses, beer & wine, Friday at 7pm. Seasonal. Visit website.
Asylum121 Center St | 207-772-8274
The only destination in Portland to house four distinct entertainment options in one massive two-floor complex. Visit website.
Blue650A Congress St | 207-774-4111
Intimate live music venue with fine wines, craft beers and small plates. Visit website.
Community Television Network516 Congress St | 207-775-3481
We teach you how to make your own TV show. Also, we rent studio space. Visit website.
Cross Insurance Arena1 Civic Center Sq | 207-775-3481
Multi-purpose public assembly facility: concerts, family shows, sports, trade shows. Visit website.
Empire575 Congress St | 207-747-5063
Phoenixs’ Best Music venue 2009. Live music and events, restaurant downstairs. Visit website.
Flask Lounge117 Spring St | 207-772-3122
Offering daily specials, live and local entertainment with DJs and bands of all genres. Visit website.
Friends of Kotzschmar Organ50 Monument Sq | 207-553-4363
Portland’s municipal pipe organ at Merrill Auditorium. Classical, pops, silent film, family concerts. Visit website.
Geno’s Rock Club625 Congress St | 207-221-2382
Rock bar serving up drinks & original live music every weekend. Visit website.
Maine Red Claws413 Congress St | 207-210-6655
NBA development league basketball team, plays at the Portland Expo. Affiliated to Boston Celtics. Visit website.
Mark’s Place416 Fore St | 207-899-3333
Voted # 1 College Bar in the Old Port! Live DJ/Dancing five nights a week! Visit website.
Merrill Auditorium20 Myrtle St | 207-874-8200
A 1900 seat world-class performing arts facility. Visit website.
Nickelodeon Cinemas1 Temple St | 207-772-9751
Always exhibiting the best filmed entertainment. Visit website.
Oasis42 Wharf St | 207-370-9048
3 Bars, Live Bands & DJ, Full Nightclub Upstairs, Large Outdoor Patio, Giant Games. Visit website.
One Longfellow Square181 State St | 207-761-1757
Showcasing exciting & thought-provoking art, film and music events throughout the year. Visit website.
Pearl Ultra Nightclub442 Fore St | 207-523-9600
Voted #1 nightclub in Portland! Live DJ every weekend. VIP table service available. Visit website.
Portland House of Music & Events25 Temple St | 207-805-0134
Live music 7 nights/week. Local, regional & national talents. Small deli and full bar. Visit website.
Portland Ovations50 Monument Sq | 207-773-3150
Bringing a dynamic season of exceptional performing artists to Southern Maine since 1931. Visit website.
Portland Pirates94 Free St | 207-747-2837
American Hockey League Member and National Hockey League affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes. Visit website.
Portland Stage Company25A Forest Ave | 207-774-0465
Producing classics, contemporary & new works and educational programs. Visit website.
Portland Symphony Orchestra50 Monument Sq | 207-773-6128
Portland’s resident professional orchestra, enriching lives through music. Visit website.
PORTopera225 Commercial St | 207-879-7678
Producing lively, creative & beautiful opera. Tickets sold at Port Tix. Visit website.
PortTix20 Myrtle St | 207-842-0800
The box office for Merrill Auditorium. Tickets for Kotzschmar Organ, Portland Ovation & Portland Symphony Orchestra. Visit website.
Psychic Connection1 Exchange St | 207-774-4848
Psychic, Palm, Tarot. Readings give insight into all life matters such as love, money and career.
Rosa Noreen Belly Dance108 High St | 207-409-9540
Elegant, family-friendly entertainment for parties & corporate events; belly dance classes. Visit website.
SOP Multimedia484 Congress St | 207-772-3469
Internet TV & Radio including live internet TV from our studio & remote locations. Visit website.
State Theatre609 Congress St | 207-956-6000
Presenting the finest in national performing arts and music in the heart of the arts district. Visit website.
Studio 5555 Market St | 207-200-8057
Portland’s 1st Mixology Show Lounge with LIVE performances not only by bands but our staff putting on shows of their own.