Oregon’s newest, hottest jazz festival of the summer, featuring a food court with 15 Portland food trucks, Oregon wine, beer and spirits. Discover the Legacy, Experience the Revival. This festival is dedicated to the lost city of Vanport!
When: Saturday August 5, 2017
Where: Portland Meadows - 1001 N. Schmeer Rd., Portland, OR
Time: Gates Open at 10:30 a.m., First artists starts at 12:00 p.m., last artists starts at 7:30
Contact: James Taylor-Executive Producer 503.314.9409
Artist Lineup in order of performance:
- Patrick Lamb // 12:00 pm
- Our prized local artist of the afternoon, Patrick Lamb is a national Billboard charting saxophonists, as well as one of the youngest musicians ever inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.
- Althea René // 1:30 pm
- Acclaimed as one of the world's most exciting improvisational flutists, Detroit’s Althea René is noted as the first flute player in the history of the Billboard music charts to reach the number one spot.
- Mike Phillips // 3:00 pm
- A rare combination of youthful exuberance and seasoned craftsmanship, the emergence of saxophonist, Mike Phillips, marks the beginning of a new, exciting chapter in the jazz music scene.
- Boney James // 4:30 pm
- 4-time GRAMMY nominee and multi-platinum selling sax-man, Boney James fuses vintage soul music with a mastery of genre-bending, modern production. Call it retro music for a modern age.
- Fourplay (Feat. Nathan East, Harvey Mason, Bob James & Chuck Loeb) // 6:00 pm
- The legend of Fourplay has musically evolved for 25 years. Combining their unique talents and drawing inspiration from a wide range of styles, the quartet explores the limitless possibilities of jazz.
- Brian Culbertson // 7:30 pm
- Shaped by the musically rich city of Chicago, Brian Culbertson is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer who crosses between genres of contemporary jazz, R&B and funk.
Sponsors: KOIN 6 television, Sokol Blosser Winery, Portland Meadows, Smoothjazz.com, eROI, iHeartMedia
Charities: Oregon Historical Society, Self Enhancement, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.