After 30 years, Oregon Food Bank steps away from Waterfront Blues Festival

Since 1988, the Waterfront Blues Festival has served as downtown Portland’s signature Fourth of July celebration. With four stages and more than 125 musical acts pulling capacity crowds to Tom McCall Waterfront Park, the festival provides a platform to keep blues music alive and add cultural, arts and entertainment value to the City of Portland and region.

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Oregon Eclipse Gathering: A Journal – The Musical Breakdown

After the eclipse, the rest of the day was filled with more music including second shows from CocoRosie and the String Cheese Incident, but at that point it hardly mattered. We had just collectively witnessed a rare cosmic event and not even Jimi Hendrix reincarnated could have topped such an experience.

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Oregon Eclipse Gathering: A Journal

We’ll see first-hand what happens when you send an aging journalist to a six day party where activities such as mind expansion and exploration are not only allowed, they’re encouraged. This is an event that puts more thought into their yoga instructions than most festivals put into their headliners. In planer words is going to be so special I know attendees who are skipping Burning Man.

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Review: Upstream Music Fest fills Pioneer Square with excited music fans

Easily one of the best things about Upstream was the amount of people that were wandering around going to see bands they’d never heard of. Many times over the weekend a person would see a camera strapped around my neck and a media pass and ask me if I had any suggestions.

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