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Annual event delivers live music, activities for all ages along the Clackamas River

PMG PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Children jump in a bounce house during DJ Jonny Blaze's third annual River Fest last weekend.

Bands performed nearly every genre of music during a recent event at Promontory Park

During DJ Jonny Blaze's third annual River Fest, artists played everything from hip hop and rock to pop and classical. The festival was held on Saturday, July 6, and also featured children's activities, vendors selling items ranging from jewelry to bacon-on-a-stick, and appearances from Batman and Smokey Bear.

PMG PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - A variety of bands took the stage at Promontory Park during the third annual DJ Jonny Blaze River Fest on Saturday, July 6.

Bands included It's Denny, Dfmanz, Tilly and the Flowers, Pariah's Exeplar, Danit Chetron, Yikes and the Shin, Trevor McCord, The Arbor, Rich James, The Rise The Fall, Ground Up Studios, Washer Dryer, Maria Shim, Pontiak Knights, Fahari and Midnight Highway.

Children enjoyed a bounce house and dunk tank, and attendees of all ages participated in a water balloon fight with 4,800 balloons.

Proceeds from the festival will go toward anti-bullying speakers in local schools or the National Suicide Hotline.

PMG PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - Attendees of DJ Jonny Blaze's third annual River Fest strive to hit the dunk tank.

PMG PHOTO: EMILY LINDSTRAND - A young attendee of DJ Jonny Blaze's third annual River Fest enjoys the bounce house.


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