More artists announced for Waterfront Blues Festival 2024 lineup

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — As we get closer to summer, there’s good news to share: More artists are being announced for the Waterfront Blues Festival 2024 lineup.

The 37th annual festival, which takes place this year from July 4-7, announced its first round of musicians taking the stages at the festival on March 1, including three-time Grammy winner Ben Harper, neo-soul vocalist Lo Steele, and a collaboration between blues legend Bobby Rush and the five-time Grammy-nominated North Mississippi Allstars.

Now, 24 new acts were announced on Thursday, including Grammy-winning Lucinda Williams, Best New Artist Grammy nominee Margo Price and a Tribute to Janice Scroggins & Linda Hornbuckle, beloved pianist and vocalist to Portland’s blues, gospel and jazz scenes.

The full list of new acts include:

  • Lucinda Williams

  • Margo Price

  • Charlie Hunter

  • Bayou Envie

  • Ben Rice & The PDX Hustle

  • Bon Bon Vivant

  • BrassRoots Movement

  • Candice Ivory

  • Cristina Vane

  • Duffy Bishop

  • Friends of Noise

  • Kim Field’s Harmonica Blowoff

  • Kivett Bednar Band

  • Madeline Hawthorne

  • Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group with Andy Stokes (80th birthday celebration)

  • Nic Clark

  • Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues

  • Reggie Houston’s Krewe de Blues

  • Reggie Houston, Lori Henriques & the Radishes

  • Rich Layton & Tough Town

  • River City Riot!

  • Stephanie Anne Johnson

  • Taj Farrant

  • Tribute to Janice Scroggins & Linda Hornbuckle

Click here for the full lineup so far.

Ready for the Blues Fest? Four-day passes are available now at Tier One pricing, but won’t stay that way for long. You have until June 1 before all four-day passes move into Tier Two pricing.

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