The 32nd annual Waterfront Blues Festival takes place July 4-7, in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. This weekend celebration of music, art and culture is a summer staple of The Rose City and this year’s lineup is sumptuous and many faceted.
There are too many live music performances to list along with workshops, dance competitions,and Blues Cruises. Artists perform on four stages Thursday through Sunday. After-Hours Shows take place in the Marriott Ballroom across from the festival grounds.
The latest lineup additions include Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Other headliners are The Robert Cray Band, Larkin Poe And March Fourth, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Vintage Trouble, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The California Honeydrops and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram.
Dance on over to waterfrontbluesfest.com and see the whole schedule. A limited amount of four-day pass options are $50 and make $25 gate tickets 12.50 each. Kids 12 and under free (with paid accompanying adult).