Local Concerts

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Hayley Anderson, Staff Reporter

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Everyone likes to go to concerts with their friends, but what’s the best place to attend one in Portland? There’s a variety of venues that you can choose from. Small venues typically sell their tickets for under $50, as for larger venues tickets may run from $50-500 depending on the event.


The Wonder Ballroom is a small venue located in northeast Portland is a small event venue. A wide range of artists play there, from Echosmith tickets ranging from $24-79, and Poptone tickets ranging from $33-35. An employee at the wonder ballroom says that less popular and more alternative artists perform there, but you can really find all types of artists. If you are looking for affordable tickets and the chance to stand closer to the artist performing this is a great option for you.


The Moda center is a large event venue, sporting events, and concerts/shows are typically held here. Tickets have a large range in pricing, as Smashing Pumpkins tickets are $29-125, P!NK’s tickets run from $344-500. Tickets can be far more expensive, but if you one day you choose to drop $500 to see P!NK front and center you’ll have a very memorable time there.

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