Pick a day:

Brewery Stage

  • Thara Memory’s American Music Program

    presented by High Grove Farms

    Student group fresh from winning the coveted Essentially Ellington prize for best Jazz orchestra.

    4 to 5 PM
  • Con Brio

    presented by Portland Community College

    “Con Brio should definitely be seen live... perfect for keeping the dance party going.” - EXAMINER.COM

    5:45 to 6:30 PM
  • Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin with The Guilty Ones

    presented by Caring Ambassadors

    "Collaborating on their first album together in 30 years, the two sibling rivals celebrate with a dynamic set of roots rock that crosses over from punk and rock to blues." - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

    7:15 to 8:15 PM
  • FIREWORKS!

    10:10 to 10:30 PM
  • King Louis' Blue Revue: Andy Stokes, Lisa Mann, LaRhonda Steele

    presented by Soul Sisters Productions

    9 to 10 PM
  • Naomi T

    “Gift of a Voice” - KEITH URBAN

    2:15 to 3 PM
  • Natl Anthem

    Andy Stokes
    10 to 10:05 PM

  • Pin & The Horn-its

    Danceable, funky, soulful, gritty-but-polished, unabashed, real-deal blues

    12:45 to 1:30 PM

First Tech Blues Stage

  • Duffy Bishop Band

    presented by Bear Naked

    “She’s dangerous!” ~Bo Diddley

    8:15 to 9 PM
  • Jarekus Singleton

    presented by Mississippi Music Trails

    Nominated this year for three Blues Music Awards

    3 to 4 PM
  • Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas

    presented by The Boeing Company

    Equal parts rockabilly and surf pop, cabaret jazz and funky reggae, Latin psych and Gypsy punk

    5 to 5:45 PM
  • Kenny Lavitz & Judy Tint: Jersey Soul

    Making their sixth appearance at the Waterfront Blues Festival

    1:30 to 2:15 PM
  • Terry "Harmonica" Bean

    presented by The Leslie Foundation

    A blues player for all times and places

    12 to 12:45 PM
  • The Paladins

    presented by Karolyn H. March, Attorney

    “Basic and bare-boned West Coast jump blues, down home Texas grit, and Memphis rockabilly….wild, funky and menacing.” -GUITAR PLAYER

    6:30 to 7:15 PM

Oregonian Front Porch Stage

  • Bill Rhoades: 15th Annual Harmonica Blow-Off

    featuring Mark DuFresne, Mike Moothart and Paul Green

    Featuring Mark Dufresne, Paul Green & Mike Moothart

    5:30 to 6:30 PM
  • Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band

    presented by Winthrop R&B Festival

    “This is Zydeco for the 21st century musical palette.” - LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE

    9 to 10 PM
  • Bill Rhoades: 15th Annual Harmonica Blow-Off

    featuring Mark DuFresne, Mike Moothart and Paul Green

    Featuring Mark Dufresne, Paul Green & Mike Moothart

    6:45 to 7:45 PM
  • Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band

    Setting Gulf Coast Zydeco and Cajun dance hall and festival stages on fire

    3:15 to 4 PM
  • Doghill Stompers

    This Zydeco band boasts not one, but three accordion players!

    4:15 to 5:15 PM
  • Journey to Memphis: Beacon Street Titans

    1:30 to 1:55 PM
  • Journey to Memphis Finals: Bottleneck Blues Band

    12:10 to 12:35 PM
  • Journey to Memphis Finals: Simplistic Soles

    presented by Cascade Blues Association

    11:30 to 11:55 AM
  • Journey to Memphis: Sister Mercy

    12:50 to 1:15 PM
  • Too Loose Cajun / Zydeco Band

    Portland-area band with their infectious brand of Cajun and zydeco dance music.

    8 to 8:45 PM
  • United by Music

    presented by Delta Music Experience and Special Olympics

    “UBMNA is the Special Olympics of music.” UBMNA invites Special Olympics on stage to light the torch for the World Games.

    2:15 to 3 PM

Fedex Crossroads Stage

  • Faerin Tales: "Missing Cornbread Blues"

    The premiere of “The Missing Cornbread Blues" is at this year's festival

    4 to 5 PM
  • Harper & Midwest Kind: Didgeridoo in the Blues

    "The most exciting artist on the blues scene today.” ~BLUES REVUE

    7:15 to 8:15 PM
  • Jarekus Singleton

    presented by Mississippi Music Trails

    Nominated this year for three Blues Music Awards

    5:45 to 6:30 PM
  • Kinzel & Hyde

    Harmonica Workshop for Kids

    12:45 to 1:30 PM
  • Rick Estrin: Harmonica Workshop / Demonstration

    “Fabulous, remarkable original material” ~BILLBOARD

    9 to 10 PM
  • Youth Music Project

    Nonprofit school of music and art whose mission is to provide outstanding rock, pop and country music education

    2:15 to 3 PM

Festival Gates

  • LoveBomb Go-Go Marching Band

    Clad in silver and white, LoveBomb Go-Go is not your typical marching band.

    10:30 to 11:15 AM

DME Portland Spirit Blues Cruise

  • DME "Driftin'" Blues Cruise

    Terry "Harmonica Bean" • Con Brio • Rose City Kings • Kinzel & Hyde • David Pinsky & Phil Newton

    A blues player for all times and places

    2:30 to 4:30 PM

Marriott Hotel

  • After-Hours Concert: "Jump, Jive n' Wail"

    Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, presented by FedEx

    "Swing music played with such fervor, precision or, most importantly, perfection.” ~NEWS PRESSNOW

    11:55 PM to 1:15 AM
  • After-Hours Concert: "Jump, Jive n' Wail"

    The Paladins, presented by Karolyn H March, attorney

    “Basic and bare-boned West Coast jump blues, down home Texas grit, and Memphis rockabilly….wild, funky and menacing.” -GUITAR PLAYER

    10:30 to 11:45 PM

Bottle + Kitchen at Hotel Rose

  • Julie Amici and Dean Mueller

    4 to 6 PM
  • Soul Cookin' with DK Stewart

    10 PM to 1 AM
  • United by Music North America "Blues Brunch"

    11 AM to 1 PM