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Passes on sale; headliners announced for 29th annual Waterfront Blues Fest

Tedeschi-Trucks Band, JJ Grey & Mofro, Maceo Parker, ZZ Ward, Curtis Salgado, Soul Rebels Brass Band to headline nation's second-largest blues festival July 1 - 4 at Waterfront Park in Portland, Ore.

Portland, Ore. (March 25, 2016) -- Oregon Food Bank announces the lineup today for its 29th annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union, on July 1 - 4, 2016. Passes are also now on-sale to the public for the four-day event held at Tom McCall Waterfront Park. 

Headliners include:
Tedeschi-Trucks Band | JJ Grey & Mofro | Maceo Parker | ZZ Ward | Curtis Salgado Band | Soul Rebels Brass Band | Femi Kuti | Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band 

Additional highlights include: 
California Honeydrops | Indigenous | The Record Company | Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys | Liz Vice | Christone "Kingfish" Ingram | Leo Bud Welch | Polyrhythmics | Los Straitjackets | Grace Love & the True Loves
 
“We have a fabulous lineup this year, presenting the younger, cutting edge of the ‘blues’ genre as well as pioneering legacy acts,” said Artistic Director Peter Dammann.  “Performers from Africa and Brazil as well as Mississippi, Texas, Chicago and the Pacific Northwest.”

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