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Be a part of what's new with Britt Music & Arts Festival. Whether it's news about the season line-up, a new grant we've received, an announcement for our latest fundraising event or a recap of a successful season, we want to share it with you. Media questions can be directed to Marketing Director Mike Gantenbein or by phone at 541-690-3849.

Tickets on sale for the 2018 Valentine Gala benefiting the Britt Orchestra with Teddy Abrams & Britney Simpson (12-1-17)

Britt completes a successful 2017 season, looks forward to 2018 (9-25-17)

Britt Education residency program presents West Coast premiere of wheelchair dance performance “DESCENT” (9-12-17)

Michael Franti and Spearhead concert rescheduled to September 20 (9-6-17)

Britt receives $300,000 grant for bench seating replacement and expansion (9-5-17)

The 2017 Britt Orchestra Season opens with a “West Coast Composer Celebration” July 28 (7-25-17)

Britt kicks off the 2017 season with TajMo, Dustin Lynch and new local restaurant concessions (6-14-17)

Britt announces reserved seating replacement and expansion in 2018  (6-12-17)

Britt’s general public sales start Friday, May 12  (5-10-17)

Britt Unveils 2017 Fine Arts Poster (4-7-17)

Britt Announces 2017 Season (4-7-17)

John Butler Trio performs September 12 at the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville (4-3-17)

2017 Britt Orchestra season includes major guest artists, large orchestral works and a newly commissioned piece (2-11-17)

Rebelution returns June 28 to the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville (2-8-17)

Diana Krall performs July 23 at the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville (2-7-17)

Britt Welcomes English reggae band UB40  (1-30-17)

Tickets on sale for A Valentine Gala with Morgan James, to benefit the Britt Orchestra (1-16-17)

Britt Music & Arts Festival to Receive $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (12-14-16)

Britt revenues up for 2016 season, looks forward to new improvements in 2017 (9-28-16)

Britt Orchestra collaborates with Oregon Shakespeare Festival for Shakespeare and Song, with music from Oregon Shakespeare Festival musicals and Bard-inspired music from Tchaikovsky, Walton, Debussy, and Berlioz August 8 at the Britt Pavilion in Jacksonville (6-22-16)

Britt Orchestra to perform Michael Gordon world premiere commission at Crater Lake National Park July 29 and 30, 2016 (6-08-16)

Taste of Summer celebration returns to Jacksonville June 4 (5-18-16)

Britt receives funding from The Oregon Community Foundation to support artist residencies in local schools (5-17-16)

Britt receives funding from National Endowment for the Arts for orchestra performances at Crater Lake (5-12-16)

Britt Announces 2016 Schedule for Performance Garden (5-11-16)

Britt announces 2016 season (4-07-16)

Britt welcomes psychedelic rock act The Claypool Lennon Delirium, and a reggae rock night with Slightly Stoopid and SOJA (3-21-16)

Best of Britt benefit to feature Lyle Lovett and his Large Band (3-01-16)

Britt Orchestra's 2016 season opens with July 29 world premiere of Michael Gordon's Crater Lake-inspired commission (2-12-16)

Britt Orchestra's 2016 season includes major guest artists, large orchestral works, new commissions and performances at Crater Lake National Park (2-11-16)

Britt announces new Rogue Roots & Strings Camp, with The Modern Roots Foundation (10-19-15)

Britt pulls in a solid 2015 season, looks forward to ambitious plans in 2016 (9-22-15)

Britt receives OCF “Creative Heights” grant for Crater Lake performance project (9-2-15)

Britt presents folk/soul duo Moody Little Sister in indoor concert (8-26-15)

Britt Orchestra to celebrate centennial of Crater Lake National Park with performances in the Park in 2016 (8-17-15)
--Download photos of Crater Lake or composer Michael Gordon

Britt Orchestra presents world premiere song cycle inspired by Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears (7-8-15)

Classical Festival pairs contemporary and new music with core classical repertoire in 2015 summer season July 31-August 15 (5-26-15)
--Download photos of guest artists, orchestra and venue.

Britt opens applications for Arts Career Exploration (ACE) program (4-24-15)

Britt adds Watkins Family Hour on August 19 (4-22-15)

Britt announces full 2015 season (4-9-15)