TICKETS ON SALE NOW

4-Day passes are offered at three ticket price tiers – Early Bird, Tier One and Tier Two – so buy early for the best blues for your buck.

  • February 15: All 4-Day passes on sale at Early Bird pricing
  • March 1: Initial lineup announced! All 4-Day passes move into Tier One pricing
  • May 9: All 1-Day tickets on sale at Tier One pricing
  • June 1: All 4-Day passes and 1-Day tickets move into Tier Two pricing
  • And remember, we love our blues families! Kids 12 and under are free thanks to Buick GMC of Beaverton.

4-Day passes

GA 4-DAY PASS

Four days. Four stages. All the music.

  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

EARLY BIRD - $99

TIER One - $125

GA+ EARLY ENTRY
4-DAY PASS

Early access to snag your spot for four days of Blues Fest fun.

  • Commemorative WBF pin
  • Early entry at 10:30 am (30 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

early bird - $180

TIER ONE - $210

BUY NOW

GOLD VIP
4-DAY PASS

Awesome VIP perks and comforts to enjoy the festival in style.

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the South Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Up-close, prime viewing in front of the Buick GMC of Beaverton Blues Stage
  • Bank of America VIP Patio access – central reserved seating area with a prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Exclusive invites to pop-up performances and pre-event festivities
  • Daily vehicle parking at a downtown garage
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and voucher for festival merch
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

early bird - $390

TIER ONE - $450

BLUES BOX 4-DAY
PASS PACKAGE

NEW! Reserved box seats in the middle of The Bowl, with premium views of the blues on both main stages.

  • Your four-person Blues Box comes with 4 lawn chairs, a side table and bartender service
  • Daily vehicle parking (one vehicle per day)
  • 16 complimentary drink tickets
  • 4 Limited-edition commemorative posters and t-shirts
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • Daily admission for 4 Blues Box guests per day, all four days of the festival (you can have different friends come with you each day or party with the same crew all weekend long)
  • This unique VIP experience breaks down to about $200 per person per day!

PLATINUM VIP
4-DAY PASS

On-stage seating and premium VIP perks and comforts for the ultimate Blues Fest experience.

  • Exclusive on-stage seating on both main stages
  • Exclusive Hospitality Lounge access featuring VIP bar with preferred pricing, complimentary meals and restrooms
  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the South Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Up-close, prime viewing in front of the Buick GMC of Beaverton Blues Stage
  • Bank of America VIP Patio access- central reserved seating area with prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Exclusive invites to pop-up performances and pre-event festivities
  • Daily vehicle parking at a downtown garage
  • 8 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and voucher for festival merch
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

early bird - $1150

TIER ONE - $1300

*Please note that tickets will be offered in each tier for a certain amount of time. Once the deadline is reached, pricing will jump to the next tier level. Early Bird pricing will end on February 29.
*Layaway payment plans are available.
*All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder.
*Service fees apply on all ticket purchases.

1-DAY TICKETS

1-Day tickets are on sale now! GA 1-Day tickets are $45 Tier One, $50 Tier Two, with limited Gold VIP 1-Day tickets also available.

GA 1-Day

Pick your day to come party!

  • 1-Day festival admission
  • Festival entry at 11 am
  • No re-entry

Tier One: $45 | Tier Two: $50

TIER ONE - $45

GOLD VIP 1-Day

Awesome VIP perks and comforts to enjoy the day in style.

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the South Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Up-close, prime viewing in front of the Buick GMC of Beaverton Blues Stage
  • Bank of America VIP Patio access – central reserved seating area with prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Vehicle parking at a downtown garage
  • 2 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 1-Day festival admission

Tier One: $150 | Tier Two: $175

TIER ONE - $150

BLUES CRUISES

Cruise the beautiful Willamette River and hear the sweet sounds of live music on the decks of the Portland Spirit,  presented by Kona Big Wave. Each Blues Cruise features three intimate stages and an all-star lineup. A full bar and food are available for purchase. Check out the lineups and set sail this summer!

BLUES FEST KICKOFF CRUISE

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 | 7:30-10 PM

Duffy Bishop • Reggie Houston’s Krewe de Blues • Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager

Oregon Music Hall of Famer Duffy Bishop and her band return from her new home in Florida to help us kick off the festival in style. The charismatic, genre-breaking vocalist holds court on the middle deck, while Blues Music Award winner Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager delve into their acclaimed acoustic repertoire upstairs. Down below, expatriate New Orleans saxophonist Reggie Houston, who’s just moved back to Portland, serves up classic Crescent City soul and funk with Krewe de Blues.

Advance: $75 | Day-Of: $80

ROLLIN' ON THE RIVER CRUISE

THURSDAY, JULY 4 | 3-5 PM

Diggin Dirt • Vintage Soul with Lloyd Jones • Ellen Whyte & Garry Meziere

North California funk and soul band Diggin Dirt layers influences of Motown soul, Afrobeat and ’60s funk for a relentless dance party on the middle deck. Down below, Portland allstars Vintage Soul with Lloyd Jones hit their own infectious groove. And on the upper deck, Oregon Music Hall of Fame vocalist/guitarist Ellen Whyte teams up with longtime guitarist Garry Meziere.

Advance: $55 | Day-Of: $60

BAYOU BLUES CRUISE

FRIDAY, JULY 5 | 3-5 PM

Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble • Bon Bon Vivant • QuEasy Gumbo

Join Mysti Krewe of Nimbus and Cascade Zydeco on the Bayou Blues Cruise, rockin’ to the grooves of Gulf Coast zydeco, R&B, roots-rock and funk. Zydeco legend Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble rev up the dance floor on the middle deck. On the upper deck, New Orleans’ Bon Bon Vivant pay homage to the bawdy Crescent City sound while infusing a mysterious Klezmer spark, dark ballads and up-tempo dance grooves. Down below, Portland’s QuEasy Gumbo (featuring Jimmy Russell and Sean Badders of Quick & Easy Boys, plus Louisiana ex-pat keyboardist Steve Kerin) dive into funky NOLA classics.

Advance: $55 | Day-Of: $60

SAIL ON SISTER CRUISE

SATURDAY, JULY 6 | 3-5 PM

A Blues Fest Cares Cruise, benefiting The JWF Musician Health & Services Program

Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues • Mary Flower Trio • Taylor Newville & Ty Curtis

Set sail aboard this benefit cruise for The JWF Musician Health & Services Program. Guitarist Sonny Hess and Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues present a stellar lineup of blues women, including Portland’s powerful Lady Kat and Lisa Mann, and vocalists Erin Wallace and Nayibe Rojas. They’ll be joined on the upper deck by vocalist/guitar virtuosos Mary Flower with her trio. On the lower level up-and-coming young blues woman Taylor Newville teams up in a new collaboration with award-winning guitarist/vocalist Ty Curtis.

Advance: $55 | Day-Of: $60

rock the boat CRUISE

SUNDAY, JULY 7 | 3-5 PM

A Blues Fest Cares Cruise, benefiting Meals on Wheels People

The Chris O’Leary Band • Dustbowl Revival • Tevis Hodge Jr. & Johnny Ward

Hop aboard this benefit cruise for Meals on Wheels People, as Northern Californian roots dance party band Dustbowl Revival revs things up on the middle deck. On the lower deck, Levon Helm band alumnus and harmonica ace Chris O’Leary and band crank out classic Chicago blues. Guitarist/vocalist Tevis Hodge Jr. and harmonica ace Johnny Ward serve up Delta blues classics on the upper deck.

Advance: $55 | Day-Of: $60

*Festival admission is not included or required with a Blues Cruise ticket.
*All Blues Cruises board (30 min prior to start time) from the seawall at S.W. Salmon and Naito Parkway, in front of Salmon Street Springs Fountain.
*Service fees apply on all ticket purchases.

Wellness on the Waterfront

In partnership with our friends at Knot Springs, Portland’s wellness social club centered on health and good times, Wellness On The Waterfront will offer daily morning wellness classes at the Front Porch Stage. Classes are 60 minutes and start at 9:30 am.

POWER FLOW YOGA

SATURDAY, JULY 6 | 9:30-10:30 AM

Memphissippi Sounds • Silent Partners with Anjelika Jelly Joseph • Marina Crouse with Ben Rice Band

This class connects breath to movement through flow-based sequencing. Flow Yoga builds body awareness and strength for students looking for faster-paced yoga. All levels welcome! Bring your mat if you have one (we’ll also have a few on hand for you to borrow!).

Hawthorne Bridge - Lime

cardio dance

SUNDAY, JULY 7 | 9:30-10:30 AM

Memphissippi Sounds • Silent Partners with Anjelika Jelly Joseph • Marina Crouse with Ben Rice Band

Cardio Dance gives you an opportunity to connect with your body, move with your breath and raise your heart rate. Start with mindful warm-ups and evolve to choreographed movement matched with song. Throughout this guided class, you will feel empowered to move in ways that feel powerful to you. No previous dance experience needed; simply bring a pair of shoes you can move in.

This class will be accompanied by three world-class percussionists from Portland Afro-pop group, Jujuba: Nojeem (Nigerian master talking-drummer), Alex (Ghanaian master drummer), and Jeff (supporting percussion).

*Festival admission is not included or required with a Wellness on the Waterfront ticket.
*All Wellness on the Waterfront classes enter at the Salmon gate, up to 30 min prior to start time.
*Service fees apply on all ticket purchases.