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5 Music Festival Tips in Oregon 2024

Pickathon Musical Festival LLC, Wood Stage 2022

Are you a music lover looking for the best music festivals in Oregon? Look no further! In 5 Music Festival Tips in Oregon 2024, we will explore historic and first time festivals worth it visiting. If you are looking for amazing performances, delicious food and lots of beer, this article is interesting for you. Whether you’re a fan of blues, soul, funk, country, indie rock, or punk there’s something for everyone in Oregon’s music festival scene. Here are festivaltopias 5 Music Festival Tips in Oregon 2024.


David Owen, The Avett Brothers at Pickathon 2006

This festival is held in Happy Valley, Oregon from August 2-4, 2024. It is a three-day celebration of music, art, and food. The festival features over 60 bands on six stages, as well as a variety of food vendors, craft vendors, and art installations.

Some artists who performed at Pickathon were Billy Strings, War on Drugs, Leon Bridges, Tyler Childers and Khruangbin. Also special about the festival is that Pickathon is a zero waste festival. You find more answers to questions about this amazing festival here.

Oregon Jamboree

Sword Fern, Stage shot from the Oregon Jamboree 2011

Visit Oregon Jamboree in Sweet Home, Oregon from August 2-4, 2024. It is a three-day celebration of country music. It features over 20 bands on two stages, as well as a variety of food vendors, craft vendors, and art installations.

Headliners announced for 2024 are Cole Swindell and Gary Allan. More to be announced. Also the festival is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in helping and getting involved: Apply here!

Oregon Country Fair

Oregon Country Fair 2014,

The Oregon Country Fair is an annual three-day art and music fair held outside the city limits of Veneta, Oregon. The event features the finest entertainment, hand-made crafts, delectable food, and an unbelievable experience for all ages. It is located in the Willamette Valley, about 13 miles west of Eugene along the Long Tom River near the unincorporated community of Elmira and exists since 1969. Its unique atmosphere, which includes stilt walkers, jugglers, and other performers is what the Fair is famous for. Over 80 musical acts on 12 stages, as well as a variety of food vendors, craft vendors, and art installations. Oregon Country Fair begins on the Friday of the second weekend in July every year and attracts approximately 35,000 visitors annually.

Find out everything you need to know about Oregon Country Fair here.

Punk in Drublic Festival

Stefan Brending, NOFX,Rock im Park,Utopia Stage

Where Craft beer meets punk. The Punk in Drublic Festival is a music festival that features the best in punk rock music and craft beer tasting. NOFX frontman Fat Mike and Cameron Collins created the festival. Without surprise NOFX, one of the world’s most controversial and significant punk bands of their time, is headliner at the festival. It’s held in Portland, Oregon and is part of the NOFX Final Tour, which includes shows in Australia, Europe, and North America. The festival features up to three hours of craft beer tasting showcasing an impressive selection of craft beers, including some of the region’s best. Participating craft breweries are announced in springtime 2024.

Waterfront Blues Festival

Betownks, Main stage at Waterfront Blues Festival, Portland, OR, USA

Visit the Waterfront blues festival in Portland, Oregon from July 4-7, 2024. It is the largest celebration of blues, soul, funk, and rhythm & blues west of the Mississippi. The festival features amazing performances across four stages since 1988 and celebrates the Fourth of July each year with a spectacular display of fireworks which is the largest in Oregon.

Find tickets and information about the festival here.

If you’re planning to attend any of these festivals, make sure to book your tickets in advance. Each festival has its own ticketing system, so be sure to check the festival’s website for more information. We hope you have a great time at these amazing music festivals in Oregon!

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