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2020 Tickets

Passes

2020 Gold and Platinum passes on sale December 2, 2019.

Blues Buddy and Blues Fan passes on sale in early 2020

Single-day Gold Passes, Blues Cruises and After-Hours shows on sale in Spring 2020.

Single-day tickets on sale in June 2020. No re-entry privileges with single-day tickets. Limited quantities available.

Kids 12 and under free courtesy of Buick GMC of Beaverton (one child per paid accompanying adult).

 All events, performances and prices subject to change without notice

  • Blues Fan Pass

    Best bang for your buck
  • $50
  • 100 performances on 4 stages
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • On sale early 2020
  • Blues Buddy Pass

    A festival favorite with early access
  • $85
  • $15 Discount for After-Hours show tickets (only $5 for admission!)
  • Keepsake Blues Buddy Button
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • Early entry - 30 Minutes
  • On sale early 2020
  • Gold Pass

    Sells out every year
  • 375$350($350 through 12/31/19, $375 regular price)
  • Up-close, prime viewing & seating area near the south Main Stage, including a private bar & restrooms
  • Blues Balcony – a centrally located reserved seating area with fantastic views of the main stages, plus a private bar
  • 4 food vendor meal tickets & 4 beverage tickets
  • Commemorative festival t-shirt & poster
  • Daily parking pass
  • Free entry to After-Hours shows (space is limited)
  • Early festival entry - 45 minutes
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • $350 from 12/3-12/31, $375 regular price
  • Buy Now
  • Platinum Pass

    The ultimate festival experience
  • $1250
  • SPECIAL HOLIDAY GIFT: All Platinum Pass purchases made in the month of December will receive a custom Waterfront Blues Festival Bluetooth speaker.
  • Exclusive on-stage seating on both Main Stages
  • Access to the beautiful riverfront Hospitality Pavilion, with 2 daily hosted meals, private bar & restrooms
  • Invites to unforgettable Pop-Up Secret shows during the festival (space is limited)
  • Up-close, prime viewing & seating area near the south Main Stage, including a private bar & restrooms
  • Blues Balcony – a centrally located reserved seating area with fantastic views of the main stages, plus a private bar
  • 4 food vendor meal tickets & 4 beverage tickets
  • Commemorative festival t-shirt & poster
  • Daily parking pass
  • Free entry to After-Hours shows (space is limited)
  • Early festival entry - 45 minutes
  • Priority festival re-entry
  • Buy Now

After-Hours Shows

The party doesn’t end once the festival closes for the night as some of the festival’s biggest acts head across the street for the After-Hours shows at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.

Friday, July 3
Stay tuned for lineup announcement

Saturday, July 4
Stay tuned for lineup announcement

  • Admission to After-Hours shows are included with Platinum, Gold and Sponsor passes. 
  • Blues Buddy pass holders can purchase discounted tickets to the After-Hours shows for only $5 each.
  • After-Hours shows are 21 and over.
  • Doors open at 9:30 p.m., show starts 10:30 p.m.

Blues Cruises

Waterfront Blues Cruises on the Portland Spirit

Set sail on the Willamette River and groove to live music on all three decks of the Portland Spirit.

Cruise dates, times and lineups to be announced in Spring 2020.

  • A no-host hors d’oeuvres buffet and full bar are available on all cruises.
  • All Blues Cruises board from the seawall at SW Salmon St. and Naito Parkway, in front of the Salmon Springs Fountain and just north of the Front Porch Stage.
  • Please bring your photo ID as all passengers will be required to present 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. 

Don’t miss the boat and purchase your tickets soon as these cruises sell out quickly.

Look for an e-mail from Ticket Tomato one week before the festival explaining how to redeem your receipt for festival credentials.

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

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Portland, OR 97217

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