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2022 Waterfront Blues Festival Blues Cruises

Waterfront Blues Festival

2022 Waterfront Blues Festival Blues Cruises

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Blues Cruise
1000 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, Oregon 97204
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Thu Jun 30 - Mon Jul 4, 2022 | 7:30 PM
(Doors 7:00 PM).
Age restriction: All Ages

About the Event
Ahoy, blues fans! Cruise the beautiful Willamette River and hear the sweet sounds of blues on the decks of the Portland Spirit. Each Blues Cruise features three intimate stages and an all-star lineup. We are also excited to offer two special Blues Fest Cares Cruises for our 2022 Community Partners, Meals on Wheels People and The Jeremy Wilson Foundation Musician Health and Services Program. A full bar and food are available for purchase. Set sail this July! Please note: festival admission is not included or required with a Blues Cruise ticket. Buy your tickets today!

• All Blues Cruises board from the seawall at S.W. Salmon and Naito Parkway, in front of Salmon Street Springs Fountain.
• Please bring your photo ID. All passengers 18 years of age and older must present photo ID upon boarding. All carry-on bags are subject to inspection, and passengers may be photographed.
• Each cruise requires a separate ticket. Festival admission is not included or required with a Blues Cruise ticket. Blues Cruise tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable and non-tax deductible.

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Location

Blues Cruise
1000 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, Oregon 97204

TICKETS FOR ADMISSION

Hoodoo Moon Kickoff Cruise

$60.00

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Thursday, June 30 from 7:30 to 10 pm (Boards 7 pm)

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

Kick off the festival weekend with the Silent Partners (legendary sidemen who’ve backed blues legends- BB King, Robert Cray and Etta James) and Galactic front-woman and former Tank & The Bangas vocalist, Anjelika Jelly Joseph; the groundbreaking Memphis-Clarksdale duo Memphissippi Sounds; and San Francisco Bay Area’s sultry soul-blues vocalist Marina Crouse, backed by the Ben Rice Band.

Advance: $60 | Day of: $65

Chubby's Bayou Birthday Cruise

$50.00

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Friday, July 1 from 3 to 5 pm (Boards 2:30 pm)

Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band • The Bayou Boyz & Kris Deelane • The BrassRoots Movement

Celebrate Chubby’s birthday with the sweet grooves of Louisiana Zydeco, R&B, roots rock and funk legends Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band; Louisiana expatriate keyboardist Steve Kerin and The Bayou Boyz, joined by vocalist Kris Deelane serving up some New Orleans funk and R&B; and Portland’s The BrassRoots Movement holding court with brass band classics.

Advance: $50 | Day of: $55

Sail on Sister, A Blues Fest Cares Cruise

$50.00

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Saturday, July 2 from 3 to 5 pm (Boards at 2:30 pm)
Benefiting Meals on Wheels People

Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues • Shelly Rudolph • Lauren Sheehan & Cyd Smith

Cruise the banks of the Willamette with guitarist Sonny Hess and the Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues, and a stellar lineup of blues women including; Portland’s powerful Rae Gordon and Lisa Mann, and Seattle’s brilliant Lady A; joined by vocalist/guitar virtuosos Lauren Sheehan & Cyd Smith, and jazz-blues chanteuse Shelly Rudolph. Net proceeds from this Blues Fest Cares Cruise will go to our friends at Meal On Wheels People.

Advance: $50 | Day of: $55

Driftin’ Blues, A Blues Fest Cares Cruise

$50.00

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Sunday, July 3 from 3 to 5 pm (Boards at 2:30 pm)
Benefiting The Jeremy Wilson Foundation Musician Health & Services Program

Cedric Burnside • Brett Benton • Ty Curtis

Drift down the river with Cedric Burnside, torchbearer of the Northeast Mississippi hill country blues (celebrating his recent Grammy win for "Best Traditional Blues Album."); Oregon native Ty Curtis, (recently returned from a several-year-hiatus in Austin, Texas) putting an acoustic spin on his blues-rock; and southern-raised, country blues obsessed Brett Benton. Net proceeds from this Blues Fest Cares Cruise will go to our friends at The Jeremy Wilson Foundation!

Advance: $50 | Day of: $55

Rollin’ On The River Cruise

$50.00

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Monday, July 4 from 3 to 5 pm (Boards 2:30 pm)

Mary Flower & Kim Field • Outer Orbit with "Jubu" Smith • Bon Bon Vivant

Portland’s all-star funk/soul collective, Outer Orbit, fronted by vocalist Sarah Clarke (Dirty Revival, Con Brio), hosts R&B guitar legend “Jubu” Smith, whose riffs have backed everyone from Whitney Houston to Luther Vandross. On the upper deck, the groove drifts to the delta as acoustic guitar virtuoso Mary Flower teams up with harmonica ace Kim Field. More to be announced.

Advance: $50 | Day of: $55

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