Oregon country music fans will be able to see George Strait at the Moda Center in 2014 when the second leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour touches down in Portland on April 11. This ongoing farewell tour has received rave reviews from attendees around the country who have been treated to live renditions of major hits like "Amarillo by Morning," "Troubador," and "Check Yes or No." For this concert, singer Chris Young is on tap to perform as the opening act.
Moda Center Seating Information
At this Moda Center concert, George Strait will bring his trademark in-the-round performance style to Portland. As such, all sections of seating in the Lower, Middle, and Upper Levels will be open during the show. There also will be a number of seats in sections on the floor of the arena for a closer view of the stage.
For a more private concert experience, you also can opt for one of the private suites, which are located in a ring around the arena between the Middle and Upper Levels.
Moda Center General Information
Attendees can bring non-professional cameras on April 11, but the use of flash is prohibited, as are devices that record audio or video. Other items that will not be permitted inside the venue include any kind of artificial noisemaker, large signs and banners, laser pointers, outside food and drink, and containers like coolers, bottles, and cans. All children above the age of two must have a ticket to enter the George Strait concert. Re-entry will not be allowed once you leave the arena.
Moda Center Parking Information
The Moda Center is located on the Rose Quarter campus, which boasts multiple parking garages on site. You can click the "Parking" button below the seating chart to secure a space in advance, or you can pay on site. Rose Quarter parking lots are scheduled to open at 3:30 p.m. local time on April 11, but be aware this time may change.
For those using alternate transportation, cyclists can find designated bike parking areas on site, and TriMet public transportation services the area via several Rose Quarter stops.
Moda Center Gate Times
For most concerts, doors open one hour before the first performer takes the stage. For the upcoming performance from George Strait, the Moda Center intends to open its doors at 6:30 p.m. local time.
Moda Center Accessibility
In addition to offering accessible seating options throughout the Moda Center, all on-site parking lots have accessible spaces on a first-come, first served basis. There are also areas to pick-up and drop-off attendees on both Multnomah Street and Winning Way. Other amenities provided on site include assisted listening devices, accessible restrooms and concession stands, and wheelchair escorts.