TOC Concert Hall
Our mission is to produce, present and support programs that reflect and enhance the cultural life of the community and to preserve and celebrate the building’s historic architecture.
Bottom Line for Portland
We’re devoted to the music!
We honor the amazing acoustical qualities of our building by producing music and performances that are second to none. At TOC you can truly immerse yourself in the music. Our programming reflects and enhances the cultural life of our community, and we strive to make our performances accessible to all.
We celebrate over 50 years of free Lunchtime Concerts. We also produce TOC Presents performances, and a host of free community outreach programs, such as We Can Listen social justice conversations, and Sing Out Loud! educational workshops. We host and support the programming of mission-aligned nonprofits Fear No Music, PDX Jazz, Chamber Music Northwest and others.
Together we can continue to broaden Portland’s cultural landscape and foster vibrancy in our downtown.
After having attended many concerts at TOC, I can say that the venue is a wonderfully complex assemblage of characteristics. It is both casual and elegant, reverent and welcoming, and the atmosphere sets the stage for each concert being a "special" occasion. The acoustics are stellar, every seat promises a good view, and the experience there is always momentous, yet intimate. TOC is one of my favorite Portland venues.
– Audience Member
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Through our programming and operations, TOC is an accessible, welcoming, inclusive, and safe space free from discrimination and bias towards staff, patrons and volunteers. In keeping with this commitment, we maintain a strict policy prohibiting harassment in any form (verbal, physical, visual, etc.). We intentionally curate our programming to create opportunities for historically underrepresented voices to be celebrated, and our leadership teams include people of a variety of races, gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, classes and national origins.
$25 TOC Gift Card Special - donations received Nov 2-5 only ($100)
$50 TOC Gift Card Special - donations received Nov 2-5 only ($175)
The Righteous ($50) 2 tickets to a show
The Devoted ($100) The Righteous experience plus VIP reserved seating
The True Believer ($250) The Devoted experience plus pre-show bread and wine with charcuterie
The Patron Saint ($500) The True Believer experience plus 1 hotel room & dinner for 2
The Angel ($1500) Sponsor a concert at TOC! and receive prominent billing on marketing materials, a shout out from our stage at the concert, plus the full True Believer experience.
Our Business Partners
Arciform - Portland's full service home remodeling and historic preservation specialists
Culshaw and Company, LLC - Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants
Flashback Photography- Specializing in lifestyle photography and making it fun
McMenamins - Family-owned chain of brewpubs, breweries, music venues, historic hotels, and theater pubs in OR and WA
The Hotel Zags - One of the city's most stellar stays and a portal to Portland
Snow B Designs - A multi-dimensional creative agency in the heart of Portland
Southpark Seafood- A chic Northwest eatery featuring sustainable seafood and farm-fresh ingredients
Our Nonprofit Partners
Alberta Abbey - aims to nurture the creative, visual and performing arts in N/NE Portland by amplifying opportunities for Black and underrepresented communities. They are a mission-aligned collaborator of TOC; united with us in serving diverse communities through producing meaningful and relevant programming.
Artists Repertory Theatre - produces intimate, provocative theatre and provides a home for a diverse community of artists and audiences to take creative risks. TOC supports their efforts to face challenges facing arts funding today.
Fear No Music - promotes music education through the high quality public performance of modern and contemporary classical music, and by offering groundbreaking youth mentorship in composition. TOC is proud to be their home stage!
Portland Radio Project - elevates local artists and organizations through streaming, broadcasting and podcasting, they are leaders in the movement toward a more equitable media landscape. They align with TOC in supporting artists before they are household names.
Year Founded: 1968
Tax ID: 93-6044352
TOC Concert Hall is in the Creative Expression category which is sponsored by The Oregon Cultural Trust.
They're a small-sized organization with activities in Clackamas Co. and Multnomah Co.