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Music on Main: Mz. Etta's World featuring Arietta Ward

Local Powerhouse vocalist Arietta Ward has assembled some of the finest musical artisans to help her spread soul, funk and positivity to the masses along her journey founding and fronting her own band, Mz. Etta’s World. Her diverse musical background and versatility has allowed her to be able to perform in various configurations with many artists such the late Obo Addy, Linda Hornbuckle, Curtis Salgado, Ken DeRouchie, Tony Ozier, Farnell Newton  as well as starting out with her beloved mother, Northwest’s very own Janice Marie Scroggins.

With high energy, humor and passion, the unique sound experience of Etta’s World will surely have you wanting more.

ABOUT MUSIC ON MAIN

The Portland’5 Centers for the Arts and the ArtBar & Bistro are proud to present the 12th Annual Music on Main outdoor concert series from July 5 to September 6, 2017. The free concerts are held in downtown Portland on Main Street, between Southwest Broadway & Park Avenue, next to Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.

On Wednesday evenings starting in July, Portland’5 takes advantage of the lovely summer weather in Portland to present the free outdoor concert series. The concerts feature popular local and regional musicians playing a diverse collection of music.

The 2017 series features Hawaiian hot jazz, second line, country swing, Talking Heads tribute, Latin/salsa, R&B, and funk. The free concerts are open to the public and run from 5pm to 7pm – tickets are not required. The ArtBar & Bistro will be serving seasonal fare and delicious libations starting at 4:00pm. Tables are for food and beverage patrons only and are available on a first come, first-served basis.

Music on Main is made possible through the generous support of: TriMet HopPass, Willamette Week, 97.1 Charlie-FM, Charles Smith Wines, Full Sail Brewing Company, Bridgeport Brewing Company, OnPoint Community Credit Union, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, Trinchero Family Wine Estates, Jack Daniel's, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Elijah Craig Bourbon, Lunetta Prosecco, Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Don Q Rum, Hendrick's Gin, and the Portland'5 Foundation.

*Performers subject to change. In case of rain or extreme heat, Music on Main concerts will be held in the rotunda lobby of Antoinette Hatfield Hall, located next to Main Street at 1111 SW Broadway Ave., Portland, Oregon 97205.

: Upcoming Events

Newmark

Portland Opera presents La Cenerentola at the Portland'5 Newmark Theatre July 13 - 28, 2018.

Showing: 07/13 - 07/28
Winningstad

Portland'5 welcomes world-renowned singer-songwriter Bebel Gilberto to the Dolores Winningstad Theatre on ...

Showing: 07/22
Main Street

Portland'5 welcomes the Rose City Trombones to Main Street on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 12pm for a free...

Showing: 07/25
Main Street

Portland'5 welcomes Garcia Birthday Band to Music on Main Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm, as...

Showing: 07/25
Keller

U.S. Bank Broadway in Portland presents The Phantom of the Opera at the Portland'5 Keller...

Showing: 07/25 - 08/05
Newmark

Portland Opera presents Orfeo ed Euridice at the Portland'5 Newmark Theatre July 27, 2018 - August 4, 2018...

Showing: 07/27 - 08/04