DME Blues Cruises

2017 tickets now on sale!

Cruise the beautiful Willamette River and hear the blues in an intimate setting on the Portland Spirit. A no-host hors d’oeuvres buffet and full bar are available on all cruises.

To avoid disappointment, purchase your ticket before the festival begins. The popular DME Blues Cruises sell out quickly. 


Friday, June 30, 2017

DME Hoodoo Moon Blues Cruise - 10:45 p.m. 

Eric Gales, Greyhounds, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Cedric Burnside Project, Terry Robb & Lauren Sheehan

 

Boards: 10:15 p.m.
Departs: 10:45 p.m.
Returns: 1:15 a.m.

THIS IS A 21+ SHOW

BUY NOW - $39 


Saturday, July 1, 2017 

DME Sail On Sister Cruise - 2:30 p.m.

NW Women in R&B featuring Claudette King, Southern Avenue, Greta Kohan, Melody Guy

Boards: 2 p.m.
Departs: 2:30 p.m.
Returns: 4:30 p.m.

THIS IS AN ALL AGES SHOW

BUY NOW - $29

 

DME Rock the Boat Dance Cruise - 10:45 p.m.

Brother Yusef, Dexter Allen, Marilyn Keller

Boards: 10:15 p.m.
Departs: 10:45 p.m.
Returns: 1:15 a.m.

THIS IS AN ALL AGES SHOW

BUY NOW - $39

Sunday July 2, 2017

DME Rollin on the River Blues Cruise - 3:30 p.m.

Sonny Landreth, Blynd, Brooks Robertson, Suburban Slim 
 

Boards: 3 p.m.
Departs: 3:30 p.m.
Returns: 5:30 p.m.

THIS IS AN ALL AGES SHOW

BUY NOW - $29

Monday, July 3, 2017


DME Midnight Shanghai Cruise - 10:45 p.m.

Cory Henry, Monkey Junk, Chris Cain, Scott Pemberton, Jontavious Willis, Sean Wheeler & Billy Pitman

Boards: 10:15 p.m.
Departs: 10:45 p.m.
Returns: 1:15 a.m.

This is a 21+ show. 

BUY NOW - $39

Tuesday, July  4, 2017

DME Driftin’ Blues Cruise - 2:30 p.m.

Shari Puorto, JJ Thames & the Violet Revolt, The Thunder Brothers, Worth, Pinsky & Newton

Boards: 2 p.m.
Departs: 2:30 p.m.
Returns: 4:30 p.m.

THIS IS AN ALL AGES SHOW

BUY NOW - $29



General Information

  • All DME Blues Cruises board from the seawall at S.W. Salmon and Naito Parkway, in front of Salmon Street Springs Fountain, just north of the Oregonian Front Porch Stage.
  • PLEASE BRING YOUR PHOTO ID. All passengers 18 years of age and older must present photo ID upon boarding. All carry-on bags are subject to inspection, and passengers may be photographed.
  • The cruises will head south up the Willamette River to Oregon City, and/or north past the Port of Portland docks.
  • Afternoon cruises are open to all ages and board at 2 p.m., returning to dock at 4:30 p.m.
  • All evening cruises board at 10:15 p.m., returning to dock at 1:15 a.m

DME Blues Cruise tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

All proceeds benefit Oregon Food Bank's mission to eliminate hunger and its root causes.

 
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