Wednesday, July 3rd
BUDWEISER’s KING OF COUNTRY CONCERT featuring tracy lawrence
benefiting folds of honor
doors open at 5pm
6pm 45 away
45 Away is a high energy, versitile pop group. They play musical styles ranging from country to soul. For over five years, this group has spread the Army message through music inspiring civilians and Soldiers throughout the state.
7pm Britnee kellogg
Britnee Kellogg was three years old when she started singing, and she’s never stopped. Today, you’ll find Britnee sharing the stage with the likes of Blake Shelton, Eric Paslay, Lee Brice, Martina McBride, Little Big Town and Keith Urban. You may have also seen her on Season 11 and Season 12 of American Idol. She has a large fan base, with a local and worldwide following.
Most recently, Britnee has been focusing on writing and performing her original music and covers with her band. It’s a deeply personal project, one that allows her to truly showcase her rich, edgy vocal stylings.
Raised in Corvallis, Oregon, Jackson Michelson kicked off his country career on the West Coast, carving out a sound that blended the rootsy twang of the American South with the sunny, feel-good spirit of the Pacific Coast. He has opened for artists like Lee Brice, Blake Shelton and Frankie Ballard, earning new fans along the way.
Songs like "The Good Life," which has since become a popular track on SiriusXM radio, helped spread Michelson's music to new fans across the country.
9pm to close TRACY LAWRENCE
Tracy Lawrence is an award winning country music singer, songwriter, radio show host and record producer.
His album Alibis (1993) and Time Marches On (1996) were both certified double-platinum, he has charted more than 40 singles on the Billboard charts, including eight songs that reached the number one position.
This summer, Tracy is releasing his new album “Made In America.” The single, Made in America, written by Lawrence, Rick Huckaby and Adam Sanders, and produced by Lawrence and Julian King, celebrates all the hardworking men and women who make our nation stand tall and fill us with pride. Lawrence’s stripped away simplicity reminds us of what truly matters and acknowledges the small things people around our nation do every day that exemplify American fortitude.
Thursday, July 4th
6pm to 11pM MY HAPPY PILL
My Happy Pill is the premiere dance band in the Northwest, offering a fun, eclectic, high-energy variety of funk, pop, rock, R&B, soul, and more…truly something for everyone! Their repertoire spans the 70’s through today’s hits, all done in a new, fresh way. MHP is a 6-piece band of talented, seasoned musicians delivering a consistently energetic performance. Multiple vocalists in the band allow them to present a wide breadth of styles & harmonies and keep each performance fun & interesting!
Friday, July 5th
12:00pm to 12:45pm Nathan Myers
Born in the High Desert of Central Oregon, Nathan Myers comes from a rich musical background and brings a unique flavor of music that is all his own. From a very young age, he was exposed to classical, jazz, country and pop rock music of the times. He was always involved with music growing up, from singing with his family at church and the boys choir, to playing drums in band and playing guitar with friends in high school and beyond.
As a young adult, Nathan was involved in writing, recording and performing with many bands and music projects that included heavy rock, progressive psychedelic, acoustic folk rock and Native American genres of music.
In the spring of 2017, Nathan recorded his first official solo EP titled Juniper Smoke that features his original acoustic music and his longtime front and vocalist, Rachel Phelps. He currently resides in Oregon and performs around the Great Northwest.
1pm to 1:45pm Bri Cauz
CA raised - OR living, Bri Cauz is a vibrant young Singer/Performer/Producer living out her dreams as a full-time musician. “I’m on a mission to spread hope & joy, music is the medium.” Over the last 7+ yrs of performing live, Bri has built a devoted fan base & foundation from the ground up. Quitting her job in 2015 as a hairdresser to pursue a career in music, today she’s a successful independent artist touring across the Western US each year. Playing a wide variety of venues from state fairs, festivals, colleges, breweries, casinos, homes, & everything in between. Whether she is playing solo to a room of 10 people or on stage with her band to 10,000+ her spirit, undeniable talent, & ability to connect with her audiences is what captures the hearts of her listeners.
2pm to 2:45pm Rich Swanger and the little known band
15-year Pennsylvania import Rich Swanger leads his group, The Little Known Band, through a folk-inspired tradition of renewing and reshaping songs. Swanger’s original songs once existed only as true folk music for voice and guitar, but have been sonically reformed as glistening country and blues tunes, strewn with pianos and electric guitar. The band’s live shows regularly feature classic American country and folk songs, highlighting their original beauty while carrying them forward into the 21st century. This process of finding new value in songs is motivated by the desire to rekindle what can be found at the songs’ core: a hope for renewal in a dying world.
3pm to 3:45 pm Crash Rodeo
Crash Rodeo is blazing new trails and blurring the lines between Country and Rock & Roll music. The songs are edgy, insightful, and sometimes dark. Upon listening a person will feel as if they could place themselves in the very scenarios depicted in the content of the songs. Whether it be a journey through the wilderness with mountain streams or a wild night at your local honky tonk, Crash Rodeo's songs will have a listener ready to go on an adventure.
4pm to 4:45 pm wild ire
Wild Ire is a project from the Pacific North west. A fusion of pop rock and progressive music. Their love of jazz and funk makes appearances throughout their melodies and riffs.
Wild Ire is loud and fun music with something for every one to enjoy.“
5:30pm to 8pm JACOB WESTFALL BAND
This confident entertainer crafts hook-laden songs with a sophistication and emotional heft that has made him one of the fastest rising singer/songwriters in the Northwest. When he isn't writing and producing music, 25-year-old Jacob Westfall is touring the country performing his original songs. After an appearance on ABC's revival of American Idol (Season 16), he released his debut record, "Where We Are", produced by Steve Sundholm (One Republic, Meghan Trainor) and is building a following in cities all along the west coast. Aside from music, Jacob is an avid basketball player, blues dancer, and food enthusiast. During his free time he can often be found on rec-center courts, Portland ballrooms, and hip restaurants
8:30pm to 10:30 pm The Rocket Man Show (Elton John Tribute)
Traveling all the way from Florida, this is Elton! Rus Anderson is Elton John's official body double for his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’world tour videos & photos! Picked by Elton himself, Rus performs as a young Elton John in ‘The Rocket Man Show’-driving a night of Elton's greatest hits, with spot on vocals & fierce piano playing. Rus painstakingly recreates an early concert with gorgeous, colorful & flamboyant costumes actually worn by Elton -including boots, glasses & jumpsuits from 1973, as well as his sparkly tuxedo from 1984! With all the classic young Elton antics, audiences are in for a night of nostalgia, singing, laughing & participation. Remember when rock was young? You will after the show!
Saturday, July 6th
11:30am to 1:30pm gabriel cox
Gabriel Cox is an American singer songwriter from Salem, Oregon. His music blends elements of blues, rock, funk and soul inspired by sounds of the great Northwest. Since 2014, Gabe has been nominated for many prestigious awards, performed all over the west coast alongside many national and regional artists, released two major original albums and music videos. He is releasing his third original album this summer. Expect great things from this rising talent!
2pm to 4pm Mikael Pederson
For singer-songwriter and guitarist Mikael Pederson, music is a way to connect with the world and inspire those around him. Born and raised in Oregon, Mikael began his career singing and playing weekly with his band at the local coffee houses and venues. His music has drawn comparisons to artists like John Mayer, James Taylor, and Jack Johnson. With hints of soul and blues driven guitar riffs, he adds vivid story telling to create a compelling performance. Mikael seeks to inspire and encourage others through his songs and performances which have taken him to stages such as the House of Blues, Clackamas County Fair, South Pasadena Eclectic Festival and Cherryfest NW. He has released several albums and singles, and has been featured on Kink 101.9, Krush 92.5 and Pandora. Most recently his song “Away from Here” was featured on the finale of “The Bachelor" on ABC. You may have also heard his song “Your Love” on the season finale of “Temptation Island” on the USA network. For more of Mikael’s music stream it on Spotify, Pandora, or Apple Music, or visit www.mikaelpederson.com.
4:30PM TO 6:30PM TREVOR TAGLE BAND
Salem's Trevor Tagle has taken over the Northwest music scene with his unique voice, style, and energetic stage presence. "People have compared my voice and style to Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore, Chris Stapleton, and other artists with very distinct sounds." In the past few years, Tagle has used his unique sound to win the Texaco Country Showdown local finals, tour up and down the west coast, and move his way up to the main stage at the Oregon Jamboree. Along the way he has opened for various artists including Old Dominion, Randy Houser, Toby Keith, The Oak Ridge Boys, Mark Chestnutt, Kelsea Ballerini, and other chart-topping artists.
7pm to 10:30pm Hit Factory
Fresh off of parties for Nike North America, BMW China, Portland Trailblazers, Portland Rose Festival and a sellout 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Governor’s Ball, this band brings you the party with old school to new school, Bruno Mars to Aerosmith. A project of Oregon Music Hall of Fame, Patrick Lamb who has toured the world with some of the greatest artists of our time, Patrick Lamb’s Hit Factory brings you the party!
Sunday, july 7th
Noon to 1:30pm Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys
Johnny Wheels is a singer / songwriter / harmonica player inspired by the soul of the Pacific Northwest. The “Swamp Donkeys” are Johnny’s band-mates who are inspired by Johnny to “live a song” on the edge. The son of a traveling bass player and singer, Johnny “Wheels” Kennicott had music in his blood since birth, but expressing himself musically took on new importance when Johnny broke his neck in a childhood accident, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. Though his father’s instrument of choice and his early passion of playing drums were now out due to limited function, Johnny found, through determined trial and error, he could manipulate his paralyzed diaphragm to not only sing, but also blow the harmonica. Since that time, Johnny has been traveling the Pacific Northwest music scene, spreading the gospel of the blues. Collectively, the band hails from Oregon, Texas and California and is typically tagged as a Blues band; although, the diversity of the members’ musical backgrounds becomes evident as the worlds of R&B, Soul, Jazz, Funk and Rock are blended under a Blues umbrella.
2pm to 3:30 pm Ellen Whyte, GENE HOUCK & JP GARAU
Ellen, Gene & Jean is a Portland, Oregon based trio featuring Oregon Music Hall of Fame inductee and three-time Grammy Award nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist Ellen Whyte. Bookending the trio are singer and bassist Gene Houck, and singer and keyboardist Jean-Pierre Garau - each having impressive résumés. Their trio performs in a ‘songwriters-in-the-round’ style, taking turns presenting a pleasing variety of R&B, jazz and rock influenced covers and original music - seasonal selections, too - that showcases their musicianship, unique vocals and rich harmonies. To date, Ellen, Gene & Jean have released 3 EP’s: ”Take One," “Season of Peace” and “Inside Out” - available at CDBaby, on iTunes and at their performances.
4PM TO 5:30PM JACOB WESTFALL BAND
This confident entertainer crafts hook-laden songs with a sophistication and emotional heft that has made him one of the fastest rising singer/songwriters in the Northwest. When he isn't writing and producing music, 25-year-old Jacob Westfall is touring the country performing his original songs. After an appearance on ABC's revival of American Idol (Season 16), he released his debut record, "Where We Are", produced by Steve Sundholm (One Republic, Meghan Trainor) and is building a following in cities all along the west coast. Aside from music, Jacob is an avid basketball player, blues dancer, and food enthusiast. During his free time he can often be found on rec-center courts, Portland ballrooms, and hip restaurants.
6pm to 7:30pm Patrick Lamb
Saxophonist, vocalist Patrick Lamb’s last three singles have made top five on U.S. Billboard on his own label and he currently manages the horn section worldwide for Gino Vannelli. He can be seen on the PBS Special “Live in LA” with Gino Vannelli filmed live at the Saban Theatre in Los Angeles. Patrick has made appearances with Smokey Robinson, Bobby Caldwelll, Esperanza Spalding, Robby Krieger (from the doors), Alice Cooper, two time Grammy winning Diane Schuur, and many others. As one of the youngest members inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, he has been honored with the Independent Spirit Award by the city of Portland for his philanthropic endeavors. Patrick brings his own show tonight that will bring you to your feet!