WATERFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL VENDORS ANNOUNCED!
Portland prides itself on fantastic food, drink and artisans, and the Waterfront Blues Festival culinary and craft experience is no exception with its curated marketplace of vendors!
Food vendors include Horn of Africa (East African cuisine), Bates BBQ & Burgers, Phil’s Bento Bar (Marinated skewers over rice), Smoke & Brine (Smoked meats with pickles and fermented veggies), Jackson’s Square (Fried chicken & waffles, po’boys and watermelon), America’s Food Yakisoba, Garbonzos (Falafel bar and salads), and Nico’s Ice Cream.
Beverage options include Union Wine Co., 10 Barrel Brewing, Widmer Brothers Brewing, custom non-alcoholic beverages from Som Cordial, tastings of Germany and Bordeaux wines, LavAzza Coffee, and more.
As part of the 35th anniversary celebrations, WBF presents an expanded artisan marketplace of craftspeople selling music-inspired art and goods, like handmade guitars, musical instruments and wood carvings, jewelry hand made from repurposed guitar strings, CBD wellness products and more.
UPCOMING COMMUNITY CONCERTS!
WBF has organized several community concerts leading up to the July 4th weekend festival to help celebrate their 35th Anniversary and their triumphant return to Waterfront Park. These concerts are also a love letter to the Portland music community, the power of coming together and reinvigorating the vibrant cultural fabric of our city.
Below are the can’t-miss community concerts and events happening in June!
6/22: Waterfront Blues Festival Free Community Concert in partnership with Oregon Contemporary. Wednesday, June 22 from 5-7pm with LaRhonda Steele and the Steele Family Band in the Oregon Contemporary Courtyard (8371 N Interstate Ave)
6/23: Waterfront Blues Festival Night with The Portland Pickles: Thursday, June 23 – Get tickets to the game!
6/26 Waterfront Blues Festival Front Porch Performance at CotoPaxi: Sunday, June 26. 1-3pm at CotoPaxi, 816 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210
- 6/26: Waterfront Blues Festival Day with Hillsboro Hops: Sunday, June 26 – Get tickets to the game!
AFTER HOURS AND PARTNER VENUES DURING THE FESTIVAL WEEKEND!
New this year! The Jeremy Wilson Foundation presents The Official Waterfront Blues Festival After Hours Show benefitting the JWF Musician Health & Services Program!
What: The Official Waterfront Blues Festival After Hours Show benefitting the JWF Musician Health & Services Program
When: Saturday July 2, 2022, Doors open at 10 PM, show starts at 11 PM
Who: Outer Orbit & Friends with special guest Noah Simpson
Where: The Get Down (615 SE Alder St.)
Tickets: $18 advance, $20 DOS – https://waterfrontbluesfest.
Looking to see even more great live music!? Look no further than our 2022 Official Waterfront Blues Festival Partner Venues across Portland and beyond. Our friends at these Partner Venues will host special acts and artists throughout June and July. For more details and tickets, please visit each Partner Venues’ website.
AT THE GARAGES – Lake Oswego
BLUE DIAMOND – NE Portland
CAFE ARTICHOKE – SE Portland
CATFISH LOU’S – Beaverton
JACK LONDON REVUE – SW Portland