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Act now and save! Festival passes selling briskly
Waterfront Blues Festival extends early-bird pricing through Friday, May 31
PORTLAND, Ore. (May 15, 2013) – Waiting to get your pass to the 2013 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival? You’re in luck. The festival has extended early-bird pricing through May 31. But hurry. Passes are selling briskly, and prices increase June 1. Read more.
Robert Plant presents Sensational Space Shifters
Taj Mahal Trio
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
John Hiatt & the Combo
North Mississippi Allstars
Eric Burdon & the Animals
Joe Louis Walker
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
Hot 8 Brass Band
26th Waterfront Blues Festival grows more sensational
July 4-7, 2013, Waterfront Park, Portland, Oregon
Passes required for Sensational Sunday, July 7, 2013
Presale of passes begins April 9, 2013
PORTLAND, Ore. (April 2, 2013) – Oregon Food Bank’s Waterfront Blues Festival, Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7, in Portland, Ore., grows more sensational each year.
“Our 2013 festival promises to be huge and absolutely sensational,” said Laura Golino de Lovato, director of development, Oregon Food Bank.
Once again, the 2013 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, presented by First Tech Credit Union, will feature more than 100 performances on four stages plus three After Hours All-Stars concerts at the Marriott Grand Ballroom across from the festival site, six DME Blues Cruises on the Willamette River, workshops, dances and more.
“We’re especially proud today to announce the festival’s stellar featured artists for 2013,” said Golino de Lovato. “This year’s coups d’ force comes July 7, which we’ve dubbed Sensational Sunday. That one day will include legendary gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples; Grammy Award-winning Taj Mahal; “sacred steel” virtuoso Robert Randolph & the Family Band; and, for the closing act, former Led Zeppelin vocalist and songwriter Robert Plant, presenting the Sensational Shape Shifters.
“It’s the biggest thing we’ve ever done with this event. And it brings some big changes, which we’re also announcing today. Due to space limitations, a festival pass will be required for Sensational Sunday.”
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