MUSIC

June: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From legendary filmmaker and composer John Carpenter to local R&B favorite Kimberly Monique, Portland in June promises a killer lineup of live performances.

06/02/2016 By Lisa Dunn and Rebecca Jacobson

PLAYLIST

May: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Paul Simon, Leon Bridges, Richmond Fontaine, and Deep Sea Diver—it's all coming together in Portland this month, our first post-Prince. We salute the Purple one and more in this 20-song playlist culled from live shows lined up for May.

05/09/2016 By Michelle Porter

MUSIC

April: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From Prince Rama’s ’80s inspired psych rock to Elgar’s 1908 classic Symphony no. 1, the concert scene in Portland this month runs the musical gamut.

03/29/2016 By Claire Colby

MUSIC

March 2016: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

From the Boss to the Bieb, via Iggy Pop and Slayer, March's musical madness is guaranteed. We've put together a playlist for Portland's live music this month.

03/01/2016 By Jack Rushall

MUSIC

February 2016: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Troye Sivan visits from South Africa, Julia Holter comes from Los Angeles, and lots of local artists offer lively performances during the month of love.

02/01/2016 By Jack Rushall

MUSIC

December: A Month of Portland Concerts in 20 Songs

Modest Mouse, Mötley Crüe, Matt and Kim: December’s concerts bring some serious musical variety to Portland to brighten up the cold, dark nights. Check out our playlist if you don't believe us!

11/30/2015 By Emma Mannheimer

FESTIVALS

The Ultimate Pickathon 2015 Playlist

Eighteen hours of music, 271 songs: That’s our Pickathon playlist to get you tuned up for the annual festival.

07/27/2015 By Fiona McCann With Allison Jones

FIT CITY

The Portland Workout Playlist

Local songs to fuel your sweat sesh from start to finish

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

SUMMER PLAYLIST

Portland Monthly's 6 Songs of Summer

Need a soundtrack for your backyard bash this summer? We've got a few choice picks.

06/11/2014