EMPIRE Live Music and Events, one of Portland, Maine’s premier venues is available for your private event. A room with historic charm, embracing a refined mix of rustic and industrial elements, has been recently renovated into a beautiful and unique event venue. EMPIRE Live Music and Events is equipped with an exceptional sound system, lighting systems, video projection, a full service bar and a professional staff to ensure that any event you plan will be a success and one to remember.

We can host intimate meetings and gatherings of 30 guests or a larger event accommodating up to 200 guests. What makes our venue unique and sets us apart is our sister,  EMPIRE Chinese Kitchen, one of Portland’s most popular restaurants, serving exceptional and authentic Cantonese fare which is available to cater your event. Our kitchen’s world class chefs will design a specific menu exclusive to your event from light appetizers to a full dinner.

EMPIRE is centrally located in Portland at 575 Congress Street, minutes from the Portland Museum of Art, dozens of restaurants, breweries, first class hotels, and Portland’s historic Old Port District.  We are minutes from Rt. 295/95 and just 10 minutes from the Portland International Jetport.

Let us host your wedding, reception, company meeting, birthday or whatever other event you dream up no matter how big or small. We are always available to meet and discuss your ideas. If you are interested in renting EMPIRE for your event, please email: portlandempirebooking@gmail.com