Vortex Music Magazine offers an array of print and digital marketing opportunities for your business, band, festival or event. If you’re looking to reach the musicians and music fanatics of Portland’s music scene, contact us at to discuss the perfect package of services to meet your needs.

Ask about our Directory Packages

The Vortex Business and Venue Directory is designed to enhance your online presence. We offer a free listing for all local music-related businesses. (Add your business now.) Then, we give you a variety of options priced to meet your needs and make your listing more complete and effective.

Send us a note at to discuss our package options.

Marketing Products

Enhanced Venue or Business Listing

▶ Showcase your business alongside Portland’s best music venues and businesses
▶ Beyond the free listing provided for all music-related businesses, our packages allow you to add copy about your business, photos and advertising opportunities, including leveraging our social media presence to promote your brand, product or event
▶ Submit your Venue or Business now
▶ Check out the enhanced listings for Jackpot! Recording Studio and Ear Trumpet Labs


Section sponsor: Your name and logo highlighted next to special sections (Live This Week, Vortex Picks, featured category boxes, newsletter) on the site
Page sponsor: Your name and logo highlighted on specific pages (event calendar, gear review page, media pages—photo gallery, audio or video pages)

Display Advertising

▶ Reach a targeted audience of music consumers
▶ Promote your brand, product or event alongside high-quality journalism
▶ Find out more about print and online advertising opportunities

Email Marketing

▶ Deliver your message or event listing direct to our audience’s inbox Social Media Marketing
▶ Leverage Vortex’s active social media presence to reach your audience
Subscribe to our newsletter and get local music updates and news, reviews and downloads, and a curated concert calendar of upcoming Portland gigs delivered direct to your inbox

Sponsored Calendar Listing

▶ Highlight your event in Vortex’s curated event calendar
▶ Listings include guaranteed promotion on social media
Submit your event now

Festival Listing

▶ Showcase your festival on Vortex’s dedicated Northwest Festival Directory page
▶ Maintain up-to-date lineup and ticketing information
▶ Promote your event via social media and email newsletters

Artist and Band Listing

Sign up for a free listing and then enhance it with upcoming gig information or products (albums, merch, etc.)
▶ Further promote your gigs as sponsored listings in Vortex’s curated calendar, including exposure on social media and in email newsletters
▶ Up to 50 percent discounts available for musicians