35th Annual Waterfront Blues Festival

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Published date: 
Monday, June 13, 2022 - 2:08pm
Friday, July 1st - Monday, July 4th


The Waterfront Blues Festival is downtown Portland’s largest and longest-running music festival and one of the most renowned celebrations of the Blues in the world. 2022 marks the 35th anniversary of the festival and a jubilant return to downtown Portland. Founded in 1988, the festival has welcomed over 2,000 acts including Gregg Allman, Buddy Guy, Lucinda Williams, Gary Clark Jr., Robert Plant, Mavis Staples and Trombone Shorty, garnering international acclaim and raising over $10 million dollars to fight hunger. The festival is also an unparalleled showcase for Portland’s local music community and features local legends like Curtis Salgado, Liv Warfield and Norman Sylvester.

Tune in on Friday, July 1st through Monday, July 4th from 12pm to 10pm! www.kboo.fm/listen-now

Catch the 2022 daily line-up below:

Day 1 - Friday, July 1st

Day 2 - Saturday, July 2nd

Day 3 - Sunday, July 3rd

Day 4 - Monday, July 4th