About Britt

May 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Mike Gantenbein, Marketing Director, 541-690-3849, mike.g@brittfest.org

Britt’s general public sales start Friday, May 12 

MEDFORD, OR — Britt’s 2017 season goes on sale to the general public starting

9 a.m. on Friday, May 12. At this writing, tickets are still available for all concerts on the 2017 lineup, with reserved seating sold out or limited on several shows. Tickets will be available online at www.brittfest.org, in person at the box office at 216 W. Main Street in Medford, or by phone at 541-773-6077.

Britt anticipates a high-volume of sales on this day, and advises patrons to plan for long lines. The lines can be bypassed by purchasing tickets online. New this year: tickets purchased online may be printed at home or uploaded to a smart phone and used for concert entry.

The 55th annual Britt Music & Arts Festival kicks off with a blues and country weekend, featuring TajMo, a new band formed by blues legends Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ on June 17 and rising country star Dustin Lynch on June 18. This year’s Best of Britt fundraiser, benefiting Britt Education and Engagement, returns audience favorites Pink Martini to the Britt stage on June 29, with both of their popular vocalists: Storm Large and China Forbes.

Britt patrons will enjoy new food concession options this year. The Table Rock City food court has been fully remodeled and Britt has partnered with four local restaurants who will be serving their gourmet specialties at every concert this summer: Back Porch Bar and Grill, Fired Up Gourmet, Peruvian Point, and The Schoolhaus Brewhaus. Their food will pair nicely with a variety of wines and beers from EdenVale, Folin Cellars, Ledger David, Quady North, Weisinger Family Winery, and Western Beverage. The complete food and beverage menus are available at brittfest.org/concessions.

Britt is the Northwest’s premier outdoor summer performing arts festival, and this summer’s lineup includes 37 performances, with such notable artists as Diana Krall, UB40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey, The Temptations and The Four Tops on the same night, Prince’s band The Revolution, Britt favorites The Avett Brothers, guitar impresarios Rodrigo y Gabriela, plus popular artists Rick Springfield, Huey Lewis, Joan Jett, Ron White, the Goo Goo Dolls, George Thorogood and much more.

For a full concert listing, and more information about Britt’s 2017 season, visit www.brittfest.org or call 541-773-6077 or 1-800-882-7488. Britt’s box office is open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday at 216 West Main St. in Medford.

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Inspired by its intimate and scenic hillside venue, Britt Music & Arts Festival provides diverse live performances, an incomparable classical festival and dynamic education programs that create a sense of discovery and community. Since its grassroots beginnings in 1963, the non-profit organization has grown from a two-week chamber music festival to a summer-long series of concerts in a variety of genres, including a three-week orchestra season, and year-round education and engagement programs. For more information, visit www.brittfest.org.

 

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