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32nd annual event continues all day Sunday, climaxing with New Orleans favorite Trombone Shorty & Orleaans Avenue tonight

The 32nd annual Waterfront Blues Festival enters its fourth and final day on Sunday, July 7, featuring a wide range of blues, R&B, soul, rock, zydeco and Americana-style acts at Tom McCall Waterfront Park near Hawthorne Bridge. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to donate to Sunshine Division, which co-sponsors the event.

PMG PHOTO - Ron Artis II performs with his band The Truth at the 32nd annual Waterfront Blues Festival on Thursday, July 4.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - Fronted by Lech Wierzynski, the California Honeydrops play to a tightly packed and engaged crowd on Friday afternoon, July 5, at the Waterfront Blues Fest Blues Stage.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - Lech Wierzynski of The California Honeydrops rips a trumpet solo during the Oakland, California band's Waterfront Blues Festival performance on Friday, July 5.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - Thousands descended on the Tom McCall Waterfront Park near the Hawthorne Bridge throughout the July 4th weekend to listen to blues, R&B, soul, zydeco, and various Americana music stylings during the 32nd annual Waterfront Blues Festival.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe wowed the Blues Fest crowd on Friday evening, July 5.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - Karl Denson's Tiny Universe delivered a high-energy set of blues, soul and rock 'n roll during its Friday evening, July 5, set on the Blues Fest's South Stage.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - Two sisters from northern Georgia and their band, collectively known as Larkin Poe, played their unique blend of Americana and hard-hitting blues-rock at Waterfront Blues Fest on Friday, July 5.

PMG PHOTO: SHANNON O. WELLS - The sisters fronting Larkin Poe lock in during their energetic and well-received set at Waterfront Blues Festival. This is the second consecutive year the northern Georgia-based band has played the annual Portland event.


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