Sundown Concerts.Love where you live

Thank you for joining us for our annual free outdoor concert series.

July 2 – Climate
Portland Cello Project
“All Ages Dance Party”


August 6 – Forests & Water
Orquestra Pacifico Tropical & Mimicking Birds


September 3 – Food
Horse Feathers & School of Rock



In 2015, join us on First Thursdays for our sixth annual summer concert series. We’re pulling out all the stops: the best local bands, the most inspiring and tenacious organizations and businesses, lip-smacking food and drink, and kid’s activities galore. Plus, Sundown is free! You belong here.


For the first time, we’re aligning with First Thursdays, a 31-year-old tradition when the whole neighborhood comes to life with arts and culture.

Join us Thursdays, July 2, August 6, and September 3, from 5:30 to 8 pm.


In the heart of Portland’s Pearl District:
Ecotrust’s Natural Capital Center
721 NW 9th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Ecotrust parking lot during a Sundown Concert. Aerial view from the terrace. People galore and lots of colorful tents.
Ecotrust parking lot during a Sundown Concert. Aerial view from the terrace.

2015 Sundown Band Lineup

July 2
Portland Cello Project
“All Ages Dance Party”

August 6
Orquestra Pacifico Tropical & Mimicking Birds

September 3
Horse Feathers & School of Rock


Innovation Showcase

Our Innovation Showcase is a lively street fair-style exhibition featuring an array of local businesses, nonprofits, and other mission-based organizations that are changing the way we live and do business in the Northwest. The series provides a platform for these organizations to share their work and create connections — all to the beat of Portland’s best independent musical acts. Learn more about securing a table in the showcase — we can work with budgets of all sizes.

Food & Drinks

Raise a glass to summer! Laughing Planet and Hot Lips Pizza will have local fare and cold frosty beverages available for sale, serving full menus inside as well as selling food and drinks outside. Come eat dinner with us or just get a beer or glass of wine to enjoy while you listen to the music.

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Kids Welcome

Sundown at Ecotrust is a family-friendly event. Metro Parent / PDX Kids Calendar hosts an interactive booth for the little rockers. Expect learning activities, crafts, photo booths and more. We have fun activities for kids of all ages — bring your whole family along to Sundown.

Meet Ecotrust

For more than 20 years, Ecotrust has pioneered the way for economies, communities, and nature to thrive together, not apart. And we believe this new economy starts here — in our backyards, communities, cities, and regions. We see Sundown as not only a gift to the community, but also as an important way of bringing together like-minded people to work towards the future we want. Sundown is located at Ecotrust’s Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get involved


Interested in sponsorship? Download our info packet.
Contact us to volunteer at
Questions? Please email Jeanne Kubal at


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