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Largest annual fundraiser for the Oregon Food Bank is scheduled to run from June 30 to July 4 in Tom McCall Waterfront Park

KOIN 6 NEWS - Thousands of people attended every day of last year's Blues Festival.Single-day passes are now available for the 30th Anniversary of the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival.

The tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the gate. Other passes are still available, including the "Basic 5-Day Pass" and the "Blues Buddy Pass," both of which feature a 20 percent discount.

This year's festival starts June 30 and runs for 5 days through July 4. Headliners inlcude Big Head Todd Blues Club, Chris Isaak, Joss Stone, Galactic, Elvin Bishop, Fantastic Negrito, Canned Heat, JD McPherson, Bokante, Pine Leaf Boys, MarchFourth, Pimps of Joytime, Booker T Stax Revue, Cedric Burnside Project and Sonny Landreth.

Dozens of other acts will also fill the four stages in Tom McCall Waterfront Park over the long Fourth of July holiday weekend.

The festival is the biggest annual fundraiser for the Oregon Food Bank. It has raised more than $10 million and 1,000 tons of food for hunger relief.

For more information, visit www.waterfrontbluesfest.com.

KOIN 6 is a new partner of the Portland Tribune and a sponsor of the Blues Festival. It will begin reporting live from the festival on Friday.

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