The Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, Oregon takes place every year during the Fourth of July weekend. This popular event features four full days of music on four stages, cruises, after-hours concerts including big name blues bands, vocalists and gospel choirs, jam sessions, blues films, blues workshops, and arts and crafts booths. Proceeds benefits the Oregon Food Bank.
If you’re looking for a deal on admission, check the Waterfront Blues Festival Facebook page where most years they offer a $5 off early bird discount plus ticket contests and giveaways.
“Confirmed for 2015: Headliners include: BUDDY GUY • GREGG ALLMAN • GALACTIC with MACY GRAY • ALLEN TOUSSAINT • CHARMAINE NEVILLE • PHIL & DAVE ALVIN • THE PALADINS • DEVON ALLMAN • CHUBBY CARRIER…and many more.”
WHAT: Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland.
WHAT: Check the festival’s Facebook page for pre-sale discounts and ticket giveaways. This year early bird pricing ends May 1.
WHEN: Fourth of July weekend.
WHERE: Tom McCall Waterfront Park Portland, OR.
SAVVY TIP: You an download The Blues Fest App free to get everything you need to know about the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival. Includes full lineup schedule, artist bios, what to bring, where to park, buy passes, and more.