May 9, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Mike Gantenbein, Marketing Director, 541-690-3849, email@example.com
Britt ticket sales to the general public begin Friday, May 11
MEDFORD, OR — Britt’s 2018 season goes on sale to the general public starting
10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 11. At this writing, tickets are still available for all concerts in the 2018 lineup, with reserved seating sold out for Chris Isaak and limited on several other shows. Reserved and lawn seating 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. Waiting lines can be bypassed by purchasing reserved and lawn seating tickets online. Tickets purchased online may be printed at home or uploaded to a smart phone and used for concert entry.
The 56th annual Britt Music & Arts Festival kicks off with a reggae and world-music infused week, featuring eight-time Grammy winner Ziggy Marley, on Tuesday, June 12 followed by a double-header with Britt fan favorite Michael Franti & Spearhead on Saturday, June 16. This year’s Best of Britt fundraiser, benefiting Britt Education and Engagement, brings the eclectic jazz stylings of Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox to Britt on Thursday, June 21.
Britt patrons will enjoy new and expanded reserved seating this year. In addition to new benches, extensive and accessible ADA ramps, a new ADA seating section, and better lighting have been added to the reserved seating area while improving sight lines for both the reserved and lawn seating areas.
Britt is the Northwest’s premier outdoor summer performing arts festival. This summer’s lineup includes 37 performances, with such notable artists as Chris Isaak, Violent Femmes, comedians Rodney Carrington and Jeff Dunham, Primus & Mastodon, Ann Wilson of Heart, Arlo Guthrie & Janis Ian, Straight No Chaser, Britt fan favorites Rebelution and Brandi Carlile, guitar impresarios Rodrigo y Gabriela, Grammy award winner Peter Frampton, Portugal. The Man, Jason Mraz, Trombone Shorty, Boy George, Jake Owen, Lyle Lovett and much more.
For a full concert listing, and more information about Britt’s 2018 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 through Friday at 216 West Main St. in Medford.
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.