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JD McPherson, Big Head Todd ready to rattle 'n' roll 30th Blues Fest

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Festival organizers announced on Wednesday, March 1, about two dozen performers who will appear at the five-day event June 30 to July 4 in Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

COURTESY PHOTO - Galactic will perform during the 30th Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, June 30 to July 4.Big Head Todd Blues Club, Galactic, Elvin Bishop and JD McPherson will rock the house this summer as part of the 30th anniversary of the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival.

Festival organizers announced on Wednesday, March 1, about two dozen performers who will appear at the five-day event June 30 to July 4 in Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The festival is the largest fundraiser for the Oregon Food Bank.

Passes for the festival go on sale in mid-March.

Other artists scheduled for the event are Baker Brooks, Chris Isaak, Joss Stone, Fantastic Negrito, Canned Heat, Bokante, Pine Leaf Boys, MarchFourth, Chubby Carrier, Southern Avenue, Greyhounds, The Revelers, Blynd, Jontavious Willis, Brother Yusef, Dirty Bourbon River Show, Donna Angelle, Dustbowl Revival and Christone "Kingfish" Ingram.

COURTESY PHOTO - Old School rocker JD McPherson and his band are scheduled to perform at the 30th Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, June 30 to July 4, in Tom McCall Waterfront Park.