June 4, 2018 – Friends and fans of Waterfront Blues Festival: Please come join the festival this year and celebrate 31 years of fighting hunger!
The Waterfront Blues Festival is shaping up to be, once again, the concert deal of the summer! Four days of world-class blues and R&B on the banks of the Willamette River.
THE REVIVALISTS | GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS
THE MAVERICKS | RUTHIE FOSTER | MARC BROUSSARD | BETH HART THE MOTET | ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND
Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band | Curtis Salgado | Larkin Poe Commander Cody | Ranky Tanky | Jimmy “Duck” Holmes | Johnny Rawls Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express | Dusty 45s | Dirty Revival | Worth Mike Munson | David Vest Band | Pine Leaf Boys | Ty Curtis
NW Women in R&B “Tribute to Denise Lasalle” | Polyrhythmics
Mary Flower | Kid Ramos | The Proven Ones | Kevin Selfe Big Band
Too Loose Cajun/Zydeco Band | Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys
Hank Shreve Big Band | Joy Now | Timothy James*
Dexter Ardoin & the Creole Ramblers | Lady “A”
LaRhonda & the Steele Family Band | Nikki Hill
and much more!
Volunteers are still needed!
If you would like to volunteer, the festival can use your help! The festival counts on volunteers to assist in welcoming the public to Waterfront Park. Volunteers help manage lines at entry gates, answer questions about the event, and interact with festival attendees.
This festival could not run without the support of its amazing volunteers. We thank you for your interest in supporting the festival!
All shift sign-ups – including shift details, dates and times – are now posted!
Buy your passes! Discount codes available!
If you just want to come down and soak up the sun, good vibes and music, please use this special promo code Basic18 for a $5 discount on the basic 4-day pass (normally $40) or use Buddy18 for a $10 discount on the special KGON Buddy Pass ($75 with discount, $85 without).
The KGON Buddy Pass has it’s perks:
- Early entry (30 minutes before general admission) to the entire festival all 4 days
- Commemorative festival button
- Priority re-admission. Come and go as you please every day, all day!
- Discounted admission to Waterfront After-Hours Show at the Marriott Hotel Ballroom on a first-come, first-served basis. These shows are popular and space is limited. We recommend arriving 30 minutes early to ensure entry. After-hours shows Friday 7/6 & Saturday 7/7.