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July 2 - 5, 2021

BLUES BUDDY Waterfront Blues Festival

DOORS OPEN: 10:30 am
EVENT BEGINS: 12:00 pm

All purchased passes for the 2020 Waterfront Blues Festival will be honored for the 2021 festival (July 2-5, 2021).  If you have questions, please contact Ticket Tomato at 1-800-820-9884 or [email protected]

Venue Information

Waterfront Blues Festival

1301 SW Naito Pkwy
Portland, OR 97201


Blues Buddy Pass

July 2 - 5, 2021

Doors Open: 11 a.m., Early Entry with Blues Buddy Pass: 10:30 a.m.
Event Begins: 12 p.m.

Event website: Waterfront Blues Festival

Blues Buddies get in early, discounts to After-Hours shows and more!

You'll receive:

  • Admission to all 4 days of the festival
  • Keepsake Blues Buddy Button 
  • Early festival entry – 30-minutes before the general public
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • Discounted admission to After-Hours shows. (only $5 per show for Blues Buddies, advance price $20 each). Limited quantities are available. After-Hours shows are 21+.
    • Friday 7/3, Lettuce, act TBD
    • Saturday 7/4, Antibalas, act TBD

Blues Buddy pass holders who purchase discounted After-Hours shows will receive their After-Hours ticket at the time of check-in at the festival. Please present your hard copy ticket to be scanned for entrance at the After-Hours show.

Blues Fest Cares
The Waterfront Blues Festival is committed to providing a world-class event to the community of Portland and beyond that presents diverse musical arts, culture, and entertainment. The festival has been committed to using its broad platform to create awareness and support of hunger relief efforts. We have been supporting organizations that focus on music and fighting hunger insecurity since 1988.

Look for an e-mail from Ticket Tomato one week before the festival explaining how to redeem your receipt for festival credentials, as well as further information about parking, event access and more.

Kids 12 and under free (one child per paid accompanying adult). After-Hour shows are 21+.

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

Tickets for the 2021 Waterfront Blues Festival are not yet available.