You'll enjoy a lively music scene in Baker County with several award winning music festivals and live music venues throughout the county.
Covid 19 had a dramatic impact on live music and festivals in 2020, but most of our local music festivals are back on the calendar in 2021 with some post COVID precautions in place. Visitors should check individual event websites for latest information.
The charming town of Halfway is home to several music festivals and concert series including Pine Fest, which was named Oregon’s Best Music Festival by the Oregon Festival and Events Association, in 2018,
This annual music festival is a two day celebration featuring an eclectic mix of musical styles Friday afternoon through Saturday evening with bands and musicians from throughout the Northwest and as far away as New York.
For more information including ticketing and musical guests visit the Pine Fest website
Named Oregon’s Best Music Festival in 2015 by the Oregon Festivals and Events Association, the Powder River Music Review is a weekly outdoor concert series in Baker City’s Geiser Pollman Park on the banks of the Powder River featuring local and regional musicians, Sunday afternoons 4:30 – 6 p.m. June through August.
For more information including a upcoming performers visit the Baker City events website.
The newest addition to the Baker County music festival lineup is the Ison House Bed and Brew's, Summer Concerts On the Lawn series.
This outdoor concert series in the heart of downtown Baker City features a variety of musical styles and bands from throughout the Northwest.
For complete festival schedule, list of bands, and ticket sales, visit the Ison House Website
The Oregon Trail Interpretive Center's newest interpretive programming addition is the popular Saturday evening Pioneer performances and concert series held most Saturdays throughout the summer beginning at 5 p.m. in Baker City's Geiser Pollman Park.
This free evening performance series features traveling musical performers, living history performers and BLM interpreters. These evening performances are in addition to the wide variety of interpretive performances and programming regularly scheduled at the Interpretive Center.
For a complete schedule of Saturday evening performances and other Oregon Trail Interpretive Center programming visit their website.