The Apohadion Theater in Portland's West Bayside neighborhood hosts music, comedy, and theater performances, plus films and art exhibitions.
Besides a 12-lane bowling alley, Bayside Bowl features Bayside Stage, with local and national bands and DJs playing most weekends and special annual events.
Blue presents an array of live music, including jazz, celtic, Middle Eastern, blues, bluegrass, old time, and folk, and dedicates every Saturday night to Jazz at the Blue.
Geno's is a small, no-frills rock club and bar that books independent local, east coast, and national bands.
The Maine Charitable Mechanics Hall is a Portland landmark, historic, multi-use building with a performance hall (occupancy: 160) and studios for rent with elevator access in the heart of Portland's Arts District on Congress Street.
Mayo Street Arts is a nonprofit gallery, music venue, and performance space that also hosts artist studios.
One Longfellow Square features live musical performances, film screenings, theater and dance productions, and community events.
Port City Music Hall is the frequent host of well-known and lesser-known, I-saw-them-when musical acts.
Portland Ballet houses a ballet school and a professional dance company, performing both classical and contemporary works.
Portland House of Music + Events is a 300 person downtown venue that hosts performing groups of all genres and can be booked for private events including wedding receptions, work party events, meetups, dances, corporate events and more.
Portland Public Library's Main Library on Monument Square has spaces for adult popular reading, technology services, cultural center activities (Lewis Gallery, Rines Auditorium, and meeting rooms available to rent), along with the new Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library and S. Donald Sussman Teen Library.
Portland Stage is a top-notch professional theater company that produces a range of programming, from its Mainstage season of seven shows to new, experimental theater productions in the 70-seat Studio Theater.
SPACE Gallery is a nonprofit contemporary arts venue and gallery featuring visual arts, live music and performance, lectures, films, and more.
St. Lawrence Arts Center is a nonprofit community arts space featuring theater, dance, music, film, and workshops.
The State Theatre is a 1,680-seat performing arts venue in downtown Portland. The historic Art Deco theater building is the setting for a variety of nationally known acts and occasional local events.