January event highlights
Here’s a selection of January events in Portland. For more, search the events calendar.
Portland Old Time Music Gathering
Now in its 19th year, Portland Old Time Music Gathering continued its celebration of traditional, Appalachian-style stringband music by showcasing some of the country’s best artists with five days of concerts, community jam sessions and dances.
Rose City Rollers Roller Derby
Fertile Ground Festival
Founded in 2009, Fertile Ground is focused on new Portland art. The 10-day, citywide festival showcased play premieres, art installations, events and even in-progress projects, all created by local artists.
Reel Music Festival
For 30 years, the Reel Music Film Festival has presented movies about music and musicians of every genre and era. Spanning several weeks, the Northwest Film Center festival often features live appearances by musicians and filmmakers.
Chamber Music Northwest Winter Festival
Known for its popular summer series, Chamber Music Northwest also presented a suite of concerts in late January/early February.