1. Waterfront Blues Fest
The Waterfront Blues Festival is a four days performance by blues, a music genre musicians in July. It is a yearly event in Portland, Oregon, United States.
The event began in 1988 and it takes place in Tom McCall Waterfront Park forwards the west bank of the Willamette River in downtown Portland. The festival was started under the name of Rose City Blues Festival. It was funded and supported by the Cascade Blues Association to improve the Burnside Community Council's projects for the homeless.
The carnival has been telecast by the FM community radio station KBOO all over the festival. The name of the gala Rose City Blues changed to the Waterfront Blues Festival in 1991.
The 2023 events as the 36th anniversary of the events held in a regular location Tom McCall Waterfront Park where people enjoy the views of Portland's famous bridges and riverfront. Being celebrating more than 35 years, the festival has welcomed more than 2,000 artists such as Gregg Allman, Gary Clark Jr., Mavis Staples, and more. In the 2023 events, it includes a dynamic lineup of more than 100 blues, soul funk, and R&B artists, Portland's famous food trucks, wineries, breweries, and so on.