Summer sunshine and live music go together like peanut butter and jelly. This summer, we are incredibly excited to attend local venues to support a talented community of musicians. Although we don’t have a huge arena, Skamania County is packed with intimate, relaxed music venues. The Columbia River Gorge music scene is ready to absolutely rock this year! Read on to learn more about concerts, live music events, and more. 

The Stevenson Farmers’ Market 

Head out to the Stevenson Waterfront each Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm to shop for local produce and enjoy live music. The market is located at the Port of Skamania along the Columbia River in Stevenson, Washington. Support our favorite local, small businesses while you rock out! Live music is scheduled through October 9th, so schedule your visit soon.

microphone on stage Carson Ridge

Stevenson Waterfront Music Festival 

The Stevenson Waterfront Music Festival is coming up on August 6-7, 2021. Six time Grammy-nominated artist Amanda Richards and her band, the Good Long Whiles, are kicking off opening night on Friday. Jenny Don’t and the Spurs and Dust and Thirst are both performing on the Main Stage on Saturday night as well. Like the Farmers’ Market, this lively festival is also located along Washington’s Columbia River National Scenic Area Waterfront. With performances from a variety of genres, there’s something for everyone at this joyous small town event!

Carson acoustic guitar

Sandbar Cafe

Join Scot Bergeron and Rebecca Stonestreet at their live performances this summer on July 24th and August 20th at Sandbar Cafe in Hood River. The performances both take place from 6 to 8 pm, so you can enjoy dinner as you listen. Local musicians Scot and Rebecca perform acoustic rock music from the 1900s. Turn the event into a full weekend of Hood River adventures with a stay at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins! 

The Ruins

The Ruins is an event venue in Hood River that frequently puts on concerts. If you’re looking to discover a new indie favorite, this is the place to go! Their Locals Thursday performances highlight talented artists from the Columbia River Gorge area. 

For the ultimate escape after an incredible concert, book a stay at Carson Ridge Luxury Cabins. Their private, clean, and beautifully-decorated cabins feature modern amenities and stunning natural surroundings. Located in Carson, WA, Carson Ridge is conveniently close to must-visit breweries and wineries, beautiful hikes, and so much more. Check out our specials today!