Upstairs at Empire will continue to be one of the Portland area's best venues.
From Todd Bernard: Co- founder of SPACE Gallery and co-manager of EMPIRE "We are extremely excited to re-open and for people to see the transformation of EMPIRE. We've been working essentially round the clock making many improvements to the building for months and we think the people of Portland will be pleased. While we are very grateful for the legacy that Bill Umbel and his team left us, we are even more excited to both build on that and grow in new directions."
From when we bought Empire
March 29, 2013
One of the city's liveliest music venues has been sold, and will close for about two months for renovations.
And, in a case of commercial history repeating itself, the renovation plans include turning part of Empire Dine and Dance back into a Chinese restaurant. read more
Our New Sign!
Our new sign is up!