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2019 Tickets

Passes

All 4-day pass options  on sale now. Kids 12 and under free (with paid accompanying adult) courtesy of Buick GMC of Beaverton.

Single day tickets on sale in June – $20 advance, $25 at the gate. No re-entry privileges with single day tickets.  Limited quantity available.

  • Blues Fan Pass

  • $50
  • 4-Day Pass (That's only $12.50 per day!)
  • Priority Festival Re-Entry
  • Buy Now!
  • Blues Buddy Pass

  • $85
  • $15 Discount for After Hours Show tickets (Only $5 for admission!)
  • Keepsake Blues Buddy Button
  • Priority Festival Re-Entry
  • Early Entry - 30 Min
  • Buy Now!
  • Single-Day Gold Pass

    New in 2019!
  • $175
  • Premium shaded seating near South Main Stage, private bar & restrooms
  • Premium Central Viewing Area – views of both Main Stages
  • Commemorative Poster
  • Parking Pass
  • 1 Food Vendor meal & 2 Beverage Tickets
  • $15 Discount for After Hours Show tickets (Only $5 for admission!)
  • Priority Festival Re-Entry
  • Early Entry - 45 Min
  • Buy Now!
  • Gold Pass

    (formerly Benefactor) Sells out every year
  • $350$Sold Out!
  • Premium shaded seating near South Main Stage, private bar & restrooms
  • Premium Central Viewing Area – views of both Main Stages
  • T-Shirt & Poster
  • Parking Pass
  • 4 Food Vendor meal & Beverage Tickets
  • Free After Hours Tickets
  • Priority Festival Re-Entry
  • Early Entry - 45 Min
  • Sold Out!
  • Platinum Pass

    (formerly Patron) Limited number available
  • $1250
  • ON STAGE SEATING at both Main Stages
  • HOSPITALITY PAVILION Access – hosted meals, private bar & restrooms
  • Premium shaded seating near South Main Stage, private bar & restrooms
  • Premium Central Viewing Area – views of both Main Stages
  • T-Shirt & Poster
  • Parking Pass
  • Free After Hours Tickets
  • Priority Festival Re-entry
  • Early Entry - 45 Min
  • Buy Now!

Festival Entry and Re-Entry

All 4-day passes including the Blues Fan, Blues Buddy, Gold and Platinum Passes and the NEW single-day Gold Pass allow for entry, exit and re-entry to the festival. Festival re-entry is not included for single-day ticket holders.

Gates open daily at 11am. Gold and Platinum Passes allow for early entry at 10:15am. Blues Buddy Passes allow for early entry at 10:30am. All other passes and tickets can enter at 11am.

Priority Festival Re-Entry: When festival is at capacity, your 4-day pass entitles you to enter or re-enter the festival when space is available, with priority over single-day ticket holders.

After-Hours Shows

Catch some of the festival’s biggest acts across the street at the Festival AFTER-PARTY at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront’s Grand Ballroom. 

Friday, July 5
Karl Denson’s ‘Eat A Bunch of Peaches’ Allman Brothers Tribute & the California Honeydrops 

Saturday, July 6
Vintage Trouble & Southern Avenue w/Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram

Details

  • With a Blues Buddy multi-day pass, these after-hours shows are only $5! [$20 advance]. 
  • Admission to after-hours shows is included with the purchase of Gold & Platinum passes.
  • After-Hours Shows are 21 and over only.
  • Doors 9:30 pm, show starts 10:30 pm

Blues Cruises

Waterfront Blues Cruises • Portland Spirit

Cruise the beautiful Willamette River and hear the blues in an intimate setting on the Portland Spirit. A no-host hors d’oeuvres buffet and full bar are available on all cruises.

KICK-OFF Blues Cruise (all ages)

WEDNESDAY, July 3, 2019 (7:30-10 PM): “HOODOO MOON” Cruise – $50  

THURSDAY, July 4, 2019 (3-5 pm): “DRIFTIN’ BLUES” CRUISE – $40

FRIDAY, July 5, 2019 (3-5 pm): “BAYOU BLUES” CRUISE – $40

 SATURDAY, July 6, 2019 (3-5 pm): “SAIL ON SISTER” CRUISE – $40

SATURDAY, July 6, 2019 (11 pm – 1 am): “ROCK THE BOAT” DANCE CRUISE – $40

General Information on Blues Cruises

  • All Blues Cruises board from the seawall at S.W. Salmon and Naito Parkway, in front of Salmon Street Springs Fountain, just north of the Oregonian Front Porch Stage.
  • 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.
  • The cruises will head south up the Willamette River to Oregon City, and/or north past the Port of Portland docks.
  • Blues Cruise tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Don’t miss the boat. Purchase your ticket before the festival begins. These popular Blues Cruises sell out quickly.

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Portland, OR 97217

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