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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.

Limited quantity of passes available at early bird pricing.

Single day tickets on sale in June. No re-entry privileges with single day tickets.

  • Blues Fan Pass

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

  • $85$75Early Bird Price
  • $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!
  • 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 & Platinum Passes 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 & 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

STAY TUNED FOR CRUISE LINE-UP ANNOUNCEMENTS

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.

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.

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Portland, OR 97217

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