This page will continue to be updated as we get closer to the event! Concerts listed by neighborhood.
8770 SE 34th Ave.: The Molinari Family, playing rock, folk and Americana music, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
8703 SE 29th Ave.: Kickstar, a power rock trio playing covers from the ‘60s classic era through the modern rock of today, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
3638 SE Olsen St.: Nostrajamus presents a preemptive look at the future, guided by the soothsayer Led Better, followed by Portland rock band Vany Hans, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Several guitars playing something you’ve never heard on the AM radio. It’s impossible to predict the future, so you had better be there.
Hector Campbell Neighborhood
3740 SE King Road: Laugh After and Disco Symptoms, playing original songs and fun covers, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 28.
11732 SE Home Ave.: Three performers from 6:30-8:30 p.m.: John Mendenhall, playing solo acoustic original pop; Jerad Swartz, playing solo acoustic favorites from the 1950’s to the ’90’s; and Dismantled, playing solo acoustic pop-punk.
4657 SE Franklin St.: Acoustic guitar and singing by Dan Morris, playing old country and covers of Johnny Cash, Don Williams, Hank Williams, Jimmy Buffet, Pink Floyd and more, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Historic Milwaukie Neighborhood
Milwaukie Station Food Cart Pod, 11301 SE 21st Ave.: Jessi La Main is a Pacific Northwest native with strong roots in the Portland community. From a young age, Jessi spent her time studying a variety of instruments. This developed into a passion for music that is still burning like an Oregon Coast beach bonfire to this day. Jessi has a passionate, full voice and a lot to say. Hear her original music, with its messages of love and hope, all three nights of Porchfest, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Elk Rock Yoga, 10560 SE Main St.: JT Trawick, singer/songwriter fiddle and guitar player, performs a solo set of Ozark Country/Texan swing from 7:30-8:30 p.m. His songs have been compared to the likes of Townes, Blaze and Prine and, much like them, his music is rooted in the heart and soul of American folk. A fourth generation Ozark musician, JT cut his chops in a rich, self-taught family tradition of fiddling, guitar backup and harmony singing. Visitors can also see an exhibit of paintings by Portland painted and muralist Carla Deal.
Ovation Bistro & Bar (2037 SE Jefferson St.): Italian-Oregonian song bird Jen Forti shares an eclectic mix of Italian songs along with some American classics, spanning the genres of contemporary, modern, pop, kindie and folk, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Like what you hear? Venmo @bellagrams
Island Station Neighborhood
12107 SE 20th Ave.: Comedy showcase from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ross Passeck is your host and emcee, with a lineup full of local heavy-hitters of a comedy: Lee H. Tillman, Julia Corral, Delaney Malone, Adam Pasi and Ben Harkins. Don’t miss the headliner: Geoff Tate!
Lake Road Neighborhood
11121 SE 32nd Ave.: Babbling Brook, local rock band playing alternative, experimental, and psychedelic music, 7:30-8:30 p.m. July 28.
12366 SE Guilford Drive: The Black Flash, a progressive alternative rock group founded as a solo project in 2010 that has since expanded into a four-piece band. Their latest album, “Remain in Darkness” was released in late 2021. Catch them 6:30-7:30 p.m. playing an acoustic set.
11342 SE 27th Ave.: C.C. Lynch plays a lively mix of pop, blues, indie and folk on their baritone ukulele with an accompanying percussionist, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Covers, originals, and maybe a few surprises. Bring your dancing shoes! Venmo @Samlovestacos if you like what you hear!
12216 SE Guilford Drive: Park Street Ramblers playing acoustic music from 6:30-7:15 p.m., followed by Music Tuesday playing electric music from the 1970’s and ’80’s from 7:30-830 p.m. (Concert takes place in backyard.)
Century Park (11500 SE 35th Ave.) Community drumming circle, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 14-28. Come join in with drums, cymbals, dancing, hula hoops or more.
3204 SE Sellwood St.: Comedian Tony Lewis presents his show, “Everybody’s doing it!” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 21 & 28, featuring stand-up comedy, satire and song parodies.
4342 SE Rockwood St.: Shady, a multi-piece rock band from Falls City, Oregon, will hold their first performance here in Milwaukie. The group pumps new life into a wide array of hits from the ‘60s, ’70 and ‘80s, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 28.
4426 SE Fieldcrest St.: Music from three singer-songwriters, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thom Lyons is a transatlantic singer-songwriter originally from London, England who calls Milwaukie home and plays his signature brand of Britpop-infused Americana. He is also one half of folk-pop duo The El Kays. Molly Kate’s music is an ethereal mix of alternative folk, pop, and Americana rooted in her Pacific Northwest upbringing. Maria Lytle is singer-songwriter who moonlights as a therapist. Her confessional storytelling, rich voice and soothing melodies embrace the fullness of life and remind us of the thoughts that keep us going.
4846 SE Arden St.: Pareidolia, a Portland-based group specializing in jazz, R&B and pop, performs from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The members Micah Scothorn (Piano), German Hernandez Ocampo, (Alto Saxophone) David Asuncion Augustine (Tenor Saxophone), Will Madzier (Drums), Aidan Storm (Alto Saxophone) and Celia Collofello (Bass) all currently attend Clackamas Community College and have been involved in music since they were very young.
11107 SE Stanley Ave.: Outliers In, a band showcasing blues, jazz, pop, rock, Americana and a whole lot of fun for music lovers of all ages. Featuring Alex Kaminstien from New York on upright bass and Aaron Clemens from Spokane, Wash. on lead vocals and guitar, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
7015 SE Furnberg St.: Old-time string band with banjo and fiddle, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 14-28.
7018 SE Furnberg St.: Cul-de-sac Serenade with Lindybee and friends, 7:30-8:30 p.m. July 14, 21 and 28. Bring a chair and join for music, dancing, refreshments and even sing along if you like. Donations to the Milwaukie Arts Commission gladly accepted.
15930 SE Wallace Rd.: Bruce Reiter playing guitar and harmonica, mostly original songs and a few covers, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
4205 SE Concord Rd.: Backwoodz Boyz, playing rockin’ classics and blues, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 28.