Be a part of the 27th annual
Waterfront Blues Festival
July 3 - 6, 2014
Portland, Ore. (March 3, 2014) -- Oregon Food Bank announces today the featured lineup at its 27th annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union on July 3 - 6, 2014. Headlining artists Gregg Allman, Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys, Maceo Parker, Lee Fields & the Expressions and John Nemeth & The Bo-Keys join more than 100 blues acts on four stages over the July 4th weekend event to benefit Oregon Food Bank's mission of fighting hunger and its root causes.
"We are very pleased that these legendary artists are performing at Portland's hallmark music event to support our ever-important cause of raising funds and awareness for hunger relief in Oregon and Clark County, Washington," said Laura Golino de Lovato, director of development, marketing and communications at Oregon Food Bank. "Sunday, July 6 will be admission by pass only. We'll be announcing additional blues acts in the coming months that will round out our four-day festival, as well as information on passes in late March."
Oregon Food Bank has produced the Waterfront Blues Festival since 1988 to raise necessary funds and awareness for fighting hunger in Oregon and Southwest Washington. This Portland hallmark event has become a treasured tradition for locals and visitors alike.
The Waterfront Blues Festival is Oregon Food Bank’s gift to the community -- thanks to our sponsors and the contributions of more than 2,000 volunteers each year -- in return for your support to fight hunger. With your dedication to this sensational event and our ever-important cause, we are able to help the 1 in 5 families who face hunger on a monthly basis.
The 2013 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union, raised a record-breaking $1,315,000 through donations at the gate as well as purchases of special passes and DME blues cruise tickets, exceeding the festival’s $1 million goal.
Thank you for supporting Oregon Food Bank! We look forward to seeing you this July as we all rally to end hunger through this 4-day festival celebrating a Portland Blues tradition.