The 39th edition of the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival will take place Friday, July 19 to Sunday, July 21 under St. Johns Bridge in North Portland. The event is free, and it will include Portland-area jazz, blues, R&B and funk musicians.
On Friday, the festival kicks off with R&B, blues and funk performances. Jazz will be performed on Saturday and Sunday. For the complete lineup, see below.
The Cathedral Park Jazz Festival planning committee is still seeking community sponsors and volunteers to fill a variety of positions. Sponsors may contact the festival planning committee by emailing [email protected]. Also check https://jazzoregon.com/festival. Volunteers may sign up by emailing [email protected]and online at https://www.jazzoregon.com/volunteer.
The Jazz Society of Oregon is an all-volunteer non-profit organization 501(c)(3) whose mission is to promote the local jazz scene in Portland and the rest of Oregon. The Society supports jazz education and local charities, as well as fostering a greater appreciation of this thoroughly American art form.
This year’s festival is presented by the Oregonians Credit Union and the Jazz Society of Oregon.
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival Performance Schedule
Friday, July 19
PDX Soul featuring Ronnie Wright and Tyrone Hendrix
Farrell Newton & the Othership Connection
Saturday, July 20
Mt. Hood Jazz Band
Cherry Blossom Orchestra
King Louis Organ Trio
David Watson’s Rebirth of the Cool
Dina y los Rumberos
Sunday, July 21
No Po Big Band
Devin Phillips Quintet
The Mel Brown Trio: In Tribute to Leroy
Dan Faehnle Quartet
John Gilmore Octet