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November 10, 2019

Photo by Rob Hargreaves



November 10th, 2019
12 pm to 6 pm 

Polaris Hall

Attention Portland musicians, producers, home recordists, aspiring inventors, innovators, gear heads, synth nerds, drum fanatics, shoegazers, head bangers, and audiophiles! Come to the first event that celebrates the intersection of artistry, technology, and our city of music. Come and experience it as you meet the makers, try out and buy the gear and instruments.

Portland is an unsung, multi-million dollar hotbed of music manufacturing innovation, variety and quality.   Portland is the only metro of its size that can produce a complete musical equipment backline, end to end with the highest quality hand-built gear and instruments.  Some Portland-area brands are internationally respected and unique, others are new innovators who keep pushing the envelope in entirely new ways.  They all chose to do it in Portland, a city that celebrates iconoclasts and rule breakers. This event celebrates these innovators and seeks to validate and promote the vibrancy of the music manufacturing sector in our city. 


Polaris Hall
635 N Killingsworth Ct.
Portland, OR 97217

$5 cash / $6 card at the door for admittance and raffle ticket.

All ages.

Beer, wine, and local food trucks.

Photo by Sam Gehrke for Vortex Music Magazine

Photo by Sam Gehrke for Vortex Music Magazine



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Information & Inquries

For all inquiries and requests please contact Meara McLaughlin, MusicPortland Executive Director:



 About MusicPortland

MusicPortland is the independent music industry advocacy organization for the Portland metro area. They unite, defend, and amplify local independent music, representing the interests of artists, venues, manufacturers, retailers, labels, studios, producers, agents, agencies, and the thousands of independents and freelancers that work in all those fields.

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