Attend Portland’s free summer jazz concert.
The annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival is Portland’s best free concert of the summer. This three-day event features the region’s most talented Jazz and Blues musicians harmonizing with the incredible backdrop of the St Johns Bridge at Cathedral Park.
This year, the festival will have a full line up of performances in mid-July.
2022 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival is July 15-17, 2022. The event brings together our community of music lovers. All ages are welcome. Spread a blanket on the grass or pack along low-back chairs to sit under the stunning St Johns Bridge and enjoy the Jazz and Blues music. Plan a picnic and make a whole weekend out of enjoying these incredible performers.
Best of all, the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival is free to attend. Food vendors and a wine and beer garden will be available at the festival.
Here’s the line up for the 2022 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival:
Friday, July 15
Lauren Sheehan with Great Auntie Lo
Bridge City Soul
Tony Coleman playing Tribute to the Three Kings: BB, Albert, and Freddie
Saturday, July 16
The 1905 Orchestra
Pura Vida Orquestra
Sunday, July 17
The Portland State University Festival Orchestra
Mel Brown Trio
Jim Pepper Flying Eagle Band
Greaterkind in the debut performance of “Time Sound; Albina’s Jazz Reimagined”
A fun fact about this event is that it is completely volunteer driven. That’s right. The people coordinating this event are not getting paid. Jazz Society of Oregon gathers donations and sponsorship throughout the year to be able to offer this free event. If you would like to support, consider making a donation on the organization’s website.
The festival is located at Cathedral Park in Portland. To learn more about the 2022 Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, visit the Jazz Society of Oregon’s site.