2022 Waterfront Blues Festival - Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland, Oregon - July 1st 2022 | Afton Tickets
2022 Waterfront Blues Festival

Waterfront Blues Festival

2022 Waterfront Blues Festival

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Tom McCall Waterfront Park
1400 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, Oregon 97201
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Fri Jul 1 - Mon Jul 4, 2022 | 12:00 PM
(Gates 11:00 AM).
Age restriction: All Ages

About the Event
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’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

New this year! All 4-Day passes will be offered at three ticket price tiers - Early Bird, Tier 1 and Tier 2 - so buy early for the best blues for your buck. Please note that a limited quantity of tickets are available at each ticket tier level. Once a tier level is sold out, pricing will jump to the next tier level. Layaway payment plans are available for VIP passes.

GA 1-Day and Gold VIP 1-Day VIP tickets are on sale now.

We love our blues families! Kids 12 and under free. All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult ticket holder.

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All tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable, and non-tax deductible.
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Location

Tom McCall Waterfront Park
1400 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, Oregon 97201

TICKETS FOR ADMISSION

GA 4-DAY PASS Tiered Ticket Class. You can select tickets from the active tier.

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$105.00

Four days. Four stages. All the blues.

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

    Early Bird - $85 | Tier 1 - $105 | Tier 2 - $125
    • Early Bird

      $85.00

      Sold Out
    • Tier 1

      $105.00

      Onsale
    • Tier 2

      $125.00

    GA+ 4-DAY PASS Tiered Ticket Class. You can select tickets from the active tier.

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    $190.00

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

  • Festival t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:30 am (30 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

    Early Bird - $160 | Tier 1 - $190 | Tier 2 - $230
    • Early Bird

      $160.00

      Sold Out
    • Tier 1

      $190.00

      Onsale
    • Tier 2

      $230.00

    GOLD VIP 4-DAY PASS Tiered Ticket Class. You can select tickets from the active tier.

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    $490.00

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

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the Main Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Bank of America Blues Balcony 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 an off-site private lot with shuttle service
  • 4 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

    Early Bird - $350 | Tier 1 - $420 | Tier 2 - $490

    Layaway payment plan available through PayPal at checkout.
    • Early Bird

      $350.00

      Sold Out
    • Tier 1

      $420.00

      Sold Out
    • Tier 2

      $490.00

      Onsale

    PLATINUM VIP 4-DAY PASS Tiered Ticket Class. You can select tickets from the active tier.

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    $1,450.00

    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 Main Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Bank of America Blues Balcony 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 an off-site private lot with shuttle service
  • 8 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • 4-Day festival admission

    Early Bird - $1,000 | Tier 1 - $1,200 | Tier 2 - $1,450

    Layaway payment plan available through PayPal at checkout.
    • Early Bird

      $1,000.00

      Sold Out
    • Tier 1

      $1,200.00

      Sold Out
    • Tier 2

      $1,450.00

      Onsale

    GA 1-DAY- Friday, July 1

    $35.00

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    A whole day of Blues Fest fun. 1-Day tickets are only valid for the specific day listed on the ticket. No re-entry.

    July 1 Lineup Highlights
    Grace Potter • Galactic featuring Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph • Robert Randolph Band • The Suffers • Memphissippi Sounds • Silent Partners

    Advance - $35 | Day of - $40

    GA 1-DAY - Saturday, July 2

    $35.00

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    A whole day of Blues Fest fun. 1-Day tickets are only valid for the specific day listed on the ticket. No re-entry.

    July 2 Lineup Highlights
    The Wood Brothers • Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band • Lady A • Son Little • Diunna Greenleaf • Duffy Bishop

    Advance - $35 | Day of - $40

    GA 1-DAY- Sunday, July 3

    $35.00

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    A whole day of Blues Fest fun. 1-Day tickets are only valid for the specific day listed on the ticket. No re-entry.

    July 3 Lineup Highlights
    Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band • The War and Treaty • Curtis Salgado • Bobby Torres Ensemble with Claudia Lennear • Adia Victoria • Ron Artis II & The Truth

    Advance - $35 | Day of - $40

    GA 1-DAY - Monday, July 4

    $35.00

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    A whole day of Blues Fest fun. 1-Day tickets are only valid for the specific day listed on the ticket. No re-entry.

    July 4 Lineup Highlights
    Lettuce • Femi Kuti & The Positive Force Featuring Mádé Kuti • Cedric Burnside • Judith Hill • Phantom Blues Band with Curtis Salgado • Buffalo Nichols • Andy Stokes

    Advance - $35 | Day of - $40

    GOLD VIP 1-DAY - Friday, July 1

    $175.00

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    Awesome VIP perks and comforts to enjoy July 1st in style.

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the Main Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Blues Balcony access- central reserved seating area with prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Vehicle parking at an off-site private lot with shuttle service
  • 2 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry

    July 1 Lineup Highlights
    Grace Potter • Galactic featuring Anjelika 'Jelly' Joseph • Robert Randolph Band • The Suffers • Memphissippi Sounds • Silent Partners



  • GOLD VIP 1-DAY - Saturday, July 2

    $175.00

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    Awesome VIP perks and comforts to enjoy July 2nd in style.

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the Main Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Blues Balcony access- central reserved seating area with prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Vehicle parking at an off-site private lot with shuttle service
  • 2 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry

    July 2 Lineup Highlights
    The Wood Brothers • Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band • Lady A • Son Little • Diunna Greenleaf • Duffy Bishop
  • GOLD VIP 1-DAY- Sunday, July 3

    $175.00

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    Awesome VIP perks and comforts to enjoy July 3rd in style.

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the Main Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Blues Balcony access- central reserved seating area with prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Vehicle parking at an off-site private lot with shuttle service
  • 2 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry

    July 3 Lineup Highlights
    Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band • The War and Treaty • Curtis Salgado • Bobby Torres Ensemble with Claudia Lennear • Adia Victoria • Ron Artis II & The Truth
  • GOLD VIP 1-DAY - Monday, July 4

    $175.00

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    Awesome VIP perks and comforts to enjoy July 4th in style.

  • Up-close, prime viewing and seating area in front of the Main Stage, including access to VIP bar and restrooms
  • Blues Balcony access- central reserved seating area with prime view of both main stages and a VIP bar
  • Vehicle parking at an off-site private lot with shuttle service
  • 2 complimentary drink tickets
  • Limited-edition commemorative poster and t-shirt
  • Early entry at 10:15 am (45 min before GA) to the festival
  • Priority festival re-entry

    July 4 Lineup Highlights
    Lettuce • Femi Kuti & The Positive Force Featuring Mádé Kuti • Cedric Burnside • Judith Hill • Phantom Blues Band with Curtis Salgado • Buffalo Nichols • Andy Stokes
  • Ticket Bundles

    BLUES BOX 4-DAY PASS PACKAGE

    $ 3,340.00

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    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 at an off-site private lot with shuttle service (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)

    Layaway payment plan available through PayPal at checkout.
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