An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.

“His incredible vocal control was on display throughout the night as he moved with apparent ease among the warm richness of his lower register, his lilting and intricate falsetto, and his strong, clear upper register at full voice.” REAL WV Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted performer recognized for his work on the Broadway stage, on … Read more


Co-presented by Portland Ovations and Indigo Arts Alliance Stay in touch with this project! Click here to register for emails providing project updates. Add the complimentary tickets to your cart and check out. You will then be on a contact list for future updates. Read March project updates Black, Haitian American composer, violinist and activist … Read more


“STOMP finds beautiful noises in the strangest places.” USA TODAY STOMP returns to Portland! Explosive, provocative, sophisticated, utterly unique and appealing to audiences of all ages, the international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion … Read more

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

“The sophisticated sound they make – both percussive and melodic – is at once hilarious and heartfelt.” FINANCIAL TIMES An Ovations audience favorite, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain perform on instruments bought with loose change and believe all genres of music are available for reinterpretation — as long as they are played on the … Read more


“The group mixes everything from punk-pop to traditional Ukrainian songs in cool yet beguiling textures, often with the close harmonies usually associated with Balkan music. But it’s really the live shows that take DakhaBrakha beyond mere curiosity to utter brilliance.” NPR Direct from Kyiv, DakhaBrakha returns to Ovations with its self-described “ethno chaos” of folk-pop … Read more

Martha Redbone Roots Project

“A true original; the kind of artist who sets trends, as opposed to following them.” BILLBOARD MAGAZINE Native and African American vocalist/songwriter/composer/educatorMartha Redbone is celebrated for her unique gumbo of folk, blues and gospel from her childhood in Harlan County, Kentucky, infused with the eclectic grit of pre-gentrified Brooklyn, New York. Inheriting the powerful vocal … Read more

Jerusalem Quartet

“Passion, precision, warmth, a gold blend: these are the trademarks of this excellent Israeli string quartet.” NEW YORK TIMES PROGRAM NOTES READ LISTEN ON YOUTUBE LISTEN ON SPOTIFY The Jerusalem Quartet is renowned for their remarkable individual versatility in addition to their exceptional musical teamwork. Their seamless blend and richly characterized performances make them an … Read more

RESCHEDULED: Ustad Shafaat Khan Trio: “Music to Heal the Soul”

All tickets purchased for the original date of October 26 have been automatically transferred to the new performance date and ticket holders have been notified by email and text message. “Virtuoso…Classical purity…Astonishing individuality…” WASHINGTON POST Mesmerizing. Virtuosic. Poetic. Master sitar player, Ustad Shafaat Khan enthrals audiences worldwide with dynamic concerts that include Indian classical and … Read more

Johnny Cash – The Official Concert Experience

“This brand new concert experience will bring my father—and his music—back to fans all around the world.” JOHN CARTER CASH From the same producers of the worldwide audience favorite The Simon & Garfunkel Story, Johnny Cash: The Official Concert Experience brings songs and stories from the “Man in Black” to the stage in a way that … Read more

Handel and Haydn Society

“The group pulled off the marathon concert with aplomb, shining with delightful liveliness.” THE BOSTON MUSICAL INTELLIGENCER PROGRAM NOTES BY PHILIP CARLSEN READ WATCH ON YOUTUBE LISTEN ON SPOTIFY Could there be a more perfect collection of concertos than the Brandenburgs? Johann Sebastian Bach’s treasury of instrumental music — dazzlingly inventive, virtuosic, exuberant — when … Read more