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Ponderosa Lounge Bar & Grill

50 Year Anniversary


The Ponderosa is celebrating 50 years of keepin’ it country! Celebrate with us all year long with anniversary specials and sharing your favorite Pondo memories. Take a walk down memory lane with these pictures from the Pondo’s past!

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Email them to info@jubitz.com or post them on social media with the hashtag #Pondo50.

Ponderosa Lounge Bar & Grill


We had a blast celebrating the Ponderosa’s 50th anniversary at the country music event of the year on Friday, June 7! Pondo favorites Rekless KompanyFlexor T and Almost Urban took the stage. See the photos on Facebook here!


Ponderosa Lounge Bar & Grill

Anniversary Specials

1969 Sea Breeze

Celebrate the Ponderosa’s 50th anniversary with the 1969 Sea Breeze. This cocktail with vodka, cranberry and grapefruit was all the rage 50 years ago, and you can try it for only $5.50!


Ponderosa Lounge Bar & Grill


The Ponderosa Lounge & Grill is Portland’s biggest and best country western bar, where we have been doing Portland nightlife “Pondo Style” since 1969. In December 2017, The Ponderosa reopened after a 7-month renovation with a new elevated VIP lounge, huge dance floor, two bars, reclaimed wood decor throughout, and the best country music entertainment.

Over the years, the Ponderosa has hosted national talent including:

Brad Paisley June 1998
Travis Tritt July 2000
Keith Urban Sept 2000
Chely Wright May 2001
Blake Shelton Dec 2001
Chris Cagle Feb 2002
Dierks Bentley Oct 2003
Billy Currington May 2005
Jason Aldean Sept 2005
Miranda Lambert Oct 2005
Little Big Town May 2006
Eric Church Nov 2006
Luke Bryan Apr 2007
Justin Moore Apr 2010
Lee Brice Feb 2012
Jana Kramer Oct 2012
Thomas Rhett Feb 2013
Kacey Musgraves July 2013
Jon Pardi Oct 2013
Parmalee Oct 2013
Colt Ford Dec 2013
Dan & Shay Sep 2014
Moonshine Bandits Dec 2014
Michael Ray July 2015
Love & Theft June 2016