EVENT INFO

The Oregon Jamboree is the Northwest’s premier country music festival. Nestled in the foothills of the scenic Cascade Mountains, the Oregon Jamboree is held on 20+ acre park-like setting that includes the historic Weddle Covered Bridge. The Jamboree offers a full festival atmosphere in the main venue and a more intimate concert experience on the second stage in Sankey Park. In addition to featured headline entertainment, this event hosts RV and tent camping, merchandise vendors, food booths, beer & wine gardens, and a variety of other attractions. The festival draws attendees from all over the United States, and has hosted many international visitors as well. Over 900 festival volunteers contribute their efforts to ensure a safe and fun experience for all.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CAMPING: All of our campgrounds are ADA-accessible. We offer a wheelchair-ready shuttle bus by request from the camphost and all campgrounds have sanitary, wheelchair accessible porta-potties.

PARKING: FREE Handicap parking is located on 18th Avenue (location of front gate) and will require a current, valid state-issued ADA placard or plates with corresponding placard or plate paperwork to gain entry at 18th & Long Street.

ADA Gate Entrance: In 2020 we will have our ADA Gate open the same hours as our regular gate to accommodate our ADA patrons.

Your concert ticket is exchanged at the front gate for a wristband. The wristband becomes your passport to re-enter the festival. Please take care of your wristband as it will not be replaced. Wristbands are non-transferable and are void if tampered with. All wristbands will be placed on the right wrist. You can exchange your tickets for wristbands beginning at 2:00pm on Thursday at Will-Call near the main concert entry.

We accommodate service animals. Service animals are working animals, not pets. Service animals are NOT emotional support or therapy animals.  We follow the criteria for a service animal set forth by Oregon’s Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services.

ATM cash machines are available inside the concert area.

Sankey Park will house several attractions for people of all ages allowing for a weekend of non-stop fun!

Jamboree provides tables and chairs in the beer gardens. No personal chairs allowed in the beer gardens.

Sorry, NO outside food, beverages (including bottled water), or coolers are allowed (other than baby food in plastic containers). No alcoholic beverages of any type. However, a wide selection of your favorite foods and beverages including beer and wine are available inside the concert area. Food and beverage scrip tickets can be purchased at on-site booths. Free water fountains are available on the concert grounds.

To enhance your concert experience, the Jamboree has three big video screens. With the Jamboree big screens, every seat in the house will seem like a front row seat!

Still cameras are welcome, however DSLR cameras are strictly prohibited. Basically, if it has a detachable lens, leave it at home. In addition, video cameras or any recording devices and laser pointers are strictly prohibited. Both DSLR cameras and video cameras are subject to confiscation.

RV & tent camping is available at various locations near the concert site. Campsites vary in size and do not include hookups. Water, portable toilets, and trash containers are provided.

Camping fees are per site, not per person, and include one vehicle. Additional vehicle passes are available for purchase from your camp host for $25. All vehicles must fit within your campsite.

“RV camping” is considered anything with wheels (fifth-wheels, motor homes, camper-vans, travel-trailers, truck campers, tent-trailers). “TENT-only camping” is restricted to tents (no tent-trailers).

Performances on the main stage are “festival style seating.”  General Admission ticket holders should bring standard camp chairs.  No double chairs, loungers, recliners, banquet, or folding metal chairs.  Blanket seating is not allowed.  Limit at entry of 4 single chairs per person.  No wagons, chair caddies, or similar items.  No carry-in chairs are allowed in the Reserved Seating area.  All chairs placed in line-up before gates open must be occupied at all times or they will be removed by Festival Staff.  Chairs are available for rent on a daily basis.  No strollers or infant seats are allowed in the Reserved Seating area.  For a full explanation of acceptable chairs, see chair policy section below. 

Children of all ages are welcome but we do ask that you be considerate of the other patrons who are also trying to hear and see the concert.  Children 6 and under are free in general admission area only. Everyone in the reserved seating section must have a Reserved Seating ticket ticket and wristband WITH THE EXCEPTION of infants under the age of 1. Children 7 to 12 years old require a child’s ticket. All children must be accompanied by an adult!

Please see the section on Smoking.

EMT stations will be present on the festival grounds.

Sorry, NO outside food, beverages (including bottled water), or coolers are allowed (other than baby food in plastic containers). No alcoholic beverages of any type. However, a wide selection of your favorite foods and beverages including beer and wine are available inside the concert area. Food and beverage scrip tickets can be purchased at on-site booths.

The dates for Jamboree 2021 will be July 30th through August 1st, 2021. 

Please keep in mind that long lines form at the gates prior to the headline shows. We encourage you to arrive early to avoid the late afternoon long line up. Gates open at 1:00 PM Friday and at 11:00 AM Saturday & Sunday.

For the safety of all of our patrons there will be a search conducted at the front gate. No coolers, food, beverages, alcohol or weapons. Video cameras or any recording devices are strictly prohibited as are laser pointers and all will be confiscated. This is strictly enforced. Patrons who intentially violate these rules will have their bands cut and be refused future entry.

An information booth is located inside the festival. Also available at this booth is Lost and Found.

The Jamboree has a limited number of premium parking passes available. Parking is also offered near the concert at reasonable per day prices. Free street parking can often be found early in the day.

Sorry, NO pets allowed into the festival.

Please see the section on Cameras.

A limited quantity of premier general admission tickets are available but sold out in 2019. This is a designated area behind the Reserved Seating section. Bring your own chairs. To get a good seat, you don’t have to arrive early. You can upgrade your purchased existing 3-day General Admission ticket to a 3-day Premier General Admission ticket while supplies last for a small fee by calling the Box Office at 888-613-6812 during business hours.

Please keep in mind that long lines form prior to headline shows. We encourage you to arrive early to avoid the late afternoon line up. Gates open at 1:00 pm Friday, and at 11:00 am Saturday and Sunday. If you are leaving the festival, please be advised that there may be long re-entry lines.

The Reserved Seating area is located in front of the stage and offers excellent viewing and great photo opportunities. Reserved seating is sold as a 3-day ticket only.  Chairs are provided. NO STROLLERS OR INFANT SEATS PERMITTED IN RESERVED SEATING. Everyone in the reserved seating section regardless of age must have a reserved ticket and the appropriate wristband WITH THE EXCEPTION of infants age 1-year or younger.  Smaller children who are not sitting on parents’ laps must have a ticket.

Available in many areas throughout the site. Handicap-accessible portable restrooms are available on Festival site, as well as in each of the campgrounds. There are hand washing facilities available.

All food and beverage purchases are made with scrip tickets that are available for sale at several locations inside the concert grounds.

Chairs are provided in the Reserved seating area only. General Admission and Premier General Admission ticket holders should bring standard camp chairs. No double chairs, loungers, high back, or chairs with side tables or foot rests. Back height should not exceed 20″ (shoulder height). Limit of 4 single chairs per person. SEE CHAIR POLICY BELOW. No Wagons, chair caddies, or similar items will be allowed into the Festival. No Carry-in chairs allowed in the Reserved Seating area. NO BLANKET SEATING.

In-between concerts on the main stage, artists will be performing on a second stage in Sankey Park (across the covered bridge) for a constant flow of music.

Showers are available at The Rodeo Grounds (RV9 & RV10), High School (RV8), the Ranger Station (RV18) and at the Boys & Girls Club for a minimal fee.

The use of tobacco products is not permitted on school district property within the State of Oregon (OAR 581-021-0110).  “Tobacco” is defined to include any lighted or unlighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, bidi, clove cigarette, and any other smoking product, spit tobacco, also known as smokeless, dip, chew, snuff, in any form, nicotine or nicotine delivering devices, chemicals or devices that produce the physical effect of nicotine substances or any other tobacco substitute (e.g., e-cigarettes). This does not include FDA-approved nicotine replacement therapy products used for the purpose of cessation. Smoking is allowed only in the Beer Gardens or other designated areas.

We would like to remind you that the concert is an outdoor event rain-or-shine.  Please be prepared for hot, sunny days and cool evenings.  Comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and warm clothing for the evening hours are advised.

Will Call offices are located adjacent to the festival main gates.

Will Call Hours (July 30-August 2, 2020):

Thursday: 4PM-9PM

Friday: 10AM-9:30PM

Saturday: 10AM-9:30PM

Sunday: 10AM-8PM

Your concert ticket will be exchanged for a festival wristband.  These will be available at the Will Call building adjacent to the concert entrance from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday and from 10:00 am to 9:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, and from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Sunday.  This band is required for entry into the concert site and will not be replaced if cut or damaged in any way.

PHOTOS & VIDEOS

HANK WILLIAMS JR

MEET & GREETS

CHRIS YOUNG

MEET & GREETS

BROTHERS OSBORNE

MEET & GREETS

ALL 2019

MEET & GREETS

HOTELS & LODGING

Oregon Jamboree’s Official Hotel

The Best Western Premier Boulder Falls Inn is more than a Premier property or a beautiful place to stay. It has quickly become the region’s home for tranquility, warmth and incredible attention to every detail. Unwind and enjoy all that the mid-Willamette Valley has to offer.

505 Mullins Drive,  Lebanon, Oregon 97355
(541) 451-1000
www.BoulderfallsInn.com

Sweet Home Inn

805 Long St. Sweet Home, Oregon 97386
(541) 367-5137
www.sweethomeinn.com

Comfort Suites

100 Opal Court NE Albany, OR 97321
(541) 928-2053
www.choicehotels.com

Holiday Inn Express

105 Opal Court Ne, Albany, OR 97322
(541) 928-8820
www.ihg.com

Best Western Plus – Prairie Inn

1100 Price Road SE Albany, OR 97322
(541) 928-5050
albanybestwestern.com

Phoenix Inn & Suites

3410 Spicer Road SE Albany, OR 97321
(541) 926-5696
www.phoenixinn.com

Quality Inn & Suites

251 Airport Rd SE, Albany, OR 97322
(541) 928-0921
www.choicehotels.com

PATRON RULES

 OREGON JAMBOREE GUEST CONDUCT POLICIES

The Oregon Jamboree strives to provide guests with a safe, comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. To ensure that a pleasant experience is not disrupted or ruined by a few unruly guests, we have established the Oregon Jamboree Code of Conduct. The following acts shall be grounds for denial of ticket sales, eviction from or non-admittance to the Oregon Jamboree grounds without a refund:

  • Activity likely to endanger person or property, or that could disrupt or interfere with performances or other activities.
  • Bringing onto the grounds articles that could be perceived as dangerous.
  • Attempting to smuggle alcoholic beverages onto the grounds or consuming or carrying dispensed alcohol in areas other than designated areas for consumption.
  • The selling to, possession of, or consumption by a minor of alcoholic beverages.
  • The sale or possession of an illegal drug.
  • Behavior which is the cause of multiple patron complaints.

Those who witness other guests violating Oregon Jamboree policies should report offenders to the nearest Jamboree Crowd Management Volunteer. Violators of the law are subject to arrest and prosecution by the Sweet Home Police Department.

Smoking

The use of tobacco products is not permitted on school district property within the State of Oregon (OAR 581-021-0110). “Tobacco” is defined to include any lighted or unlighted cigarette, cigar, pipe, bidi, clove cigarette, and any other smoking product, spit tobacco, also known as smokeless, dip, chew, snuff, in any form, nicotine or nicotine delivering devices, chemicals or devices that produce the physical effect of nicotine substances or any other tobacco substitute (e.g., e-cigarettes). This does not include FDA-approved nicotine replacement therapy products used for the purpose of cessation. Smoking is allowed only in the Beer Gardens or other designated areas.

Reserved Seating

Please note that children 6 & under are free in general admission only. Everyone in the reserved seating section regardless of age must have a reserved ticket and the appropriate wristband WITH THE EXCEPTION of infants age 1-year or younger. Smaller children who are not sitting on parents’ laps must have a ticket.

STANDING IN THE RESERVED SEATING SECTION:

How can other people be stopped from standing up or dancing during the event?
Depending on the artist, standing or dancing may be accepted as normal. Many artists will instruct our staff not to ask anyone to sit down during their performance. Each situation is handled on an individual basis and the general rule-of-thumb is THE MAJORITY RULES. If the majority of the audience is standing, there is little that can be done. If the majority of the audience is sitting and a few people are standing or otherwise obstructing the view of others, those individuals will be asked to refrain from doing so. Please be a good neighbor and be considerate of other Jamboree patrons. The area in front of the stage is accessible with a daily sweet spot ticket. There is ample space between the Sweet Spot area and the 1st row of seating. Standing on seats, rails or other structures is never permitted under any circumstances.

CHAIR POLICY

The concerts are “festival style seating”. General Admission ticket holders should bring standard camp chairs. No double chairs loungers, recliners, banquet, or folding metal chairs.

  • Total length of your chair should not exceed 3.6′ or 44”, arm span should be no more than 35” across.
  • Blanket seating is not allowed.
  • Carry-in limit of 4 single chairs per-person.
  • No wagons, chair caddies, or similar items will be allowed into the Festival.
  • No carry-in chairs are allowed in Reserved Seating entry, into the Reserved Seating area, or into the beer gardens.
  • No infant strollers or car seats allowed in Reserved Seating section.
  • All chairs placed in line-up before gates open must be occupied at all times, or they will be removed by Festival staff.

UNACCEPTABLE CHAIRS

ACCEPTABLE CHAIRS

SHOWERS & SHUTTLES

2019 Schedule – Showers are $5 per shower

DayFridaySaturdaySunday
Rodeo Grounds7-11 am7-11 am7-11 am
Chapel Camp RV 157-11 am7-11 am7-11 am
RV187-11 am7-11 am 7-11 am
HS Gym6:30-11 am6:30-11 am6:30-11 am
HS Showers Only6-10 am6-10 am6-10 am
HS Pool & Showers2-4 am2-4 pm2-4 pm
HS Track & Field: RV37-11 am

7-11 am

4-6 pm

 
Boys & Girls Club*6-11 am6-11 am 6-11 am
Steelhead Fitness**7-noon7-noon7-noon

*Monday showers available same time as above.

** 7am-7pm M-Thurs, showers are available

SHUTTLES

  • Shuttles services are available at campgrounds RV6, RV7, RV9, RV10, TENT14, RV15, RV16, RV18, RV20, RV23.
  • Shuttles arrive every 15 – 30 minutes throughout the day.
  • Shuttles will continue to run at least an hour at the end of each Festival day.
  • Shuttle service is free.
  • Wheelchair-accessible shuttles can be provided upon request.

PAST ARTISTS

 

Past Artists

Performances to Remember

As the Northwest’s premier country music event, the Oregon Jamboree attracts the biggest names in country music. Top artists and their fans have flocked to Sweet Home every summer for 20+ years.

Check out the talented folks who’ve graced our stage.

2019

Hank Williams, Jr., Chris Young, Brothers Osborne, Scotty McCreery, Neal McCoy, High Valley, Terri Clark, Mitchell Tenpenny, Blackhawk, Lindsay Ell, Jackson Michelson, Cort Carpenter, Britnee Kellogg, Travis Denning, Matt Stell, Jessie Leigh, Adam Larson & Co., Job Woosley & Co., Justin Lee, Nate Botsford, Never Come Down Band, The Boondock Boys.

2018

Brantley Gilbert, Clint Black, Brett Eldredge, Maren Morris, LOCASH, Jerrod Niemann, Chris Lane, Morgan Evans, Darryl Worley, Diamond Rio, Cloverdayle, Ryan Griffin, Brewers Grade, Tim Hurley, Redwood Son, Rhonda Funk, Hailey Verhaalen, Fifth Alarm, Powell Brothers, Adam Larson & Co., Danny Black, Elana Jane.

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2017

Maddie Leigh, Cloverdayle, Tucker Beathard, Jason Aldean, Scotty Mac Band, John King, Home Free, Drake White and The Big Fire, Chris Janson, Little Big Town, Danny Black, Eric Paslay, Chase Rice, Kenny Rogers, Lonesome Valley Rounders, Melody Guy, Maddie Leigh, Jessica Lynne, Slicker, John King, Home Free, Nash Brothers, Lauren Alaina

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2016

Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Aaron Lewis, Randy Houser, Old Dominion, Chase Bryant, Ben Haggard, Noel Haggard, Neal McCoy, Home Free, Josh Gracin, Cort Carpenter, Dylan Jakobsen, Jeremy McComb, McKenna Faith, The Olson Bros Band, Lonesome Valley Rounders, Trevor Tagle, Kelsey Bales & Sons of Storm, Elvis Monroe

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2015

Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, Big & Rich, Lee Brice, Thomas Rhett, Hunter Hayes, Sam Hunt, Kelsea Ballerini, Love and Theft, Aaron Tippin, Michael Ray, Chasin’ Crazy, Rachele Lynae, Cloverdayle, Cort Carpenter, Britnee Kellogg, Grange Hall Drifters, Corey Daniels & Humptulips, The Olson Bros Band, Trevor Tagle, The Jessie Leigh Band

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2014

Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen, Billy Currington, Justin Moore, Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Cassadee Pope, Blackjack Billy, Austin Webb, A Thousand Horses, Jackson Michelson, The Railers, Old Dominion, John Michael Montgomery, Trevor Tagle, Ben Rue, Billy Lund & Whiskey Weekend, Tiffany Lorraine

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2013

Toby Keith, Dwight Yoakam, Luke Bryan, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, Jerrod Niemann, Brett Eldredge, Neal McCoy, Drake White, Maggie Rose, Dean Alexander, Dakota Bradley, Sarah Darling

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2012

Jon Pardi, Thomas Rhett, Morgan Frazier, Kentucky Headhunters, Edens Edge, Steve Holy, Charlie Daniels Band, Neal McCoy, Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Wynonna, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts

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2011

Katie Armiger, Jason Jones, Jo Dee Messina, Ronnie Dunn, Troy Olsen, Collin Raye, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Sawyer Brown, Lady Antebellum, Laura Bell Bundy, Jerry Jeff Walker, Clay Walker, Darius Rucker

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2010

The Chad Williams Band, Sgt. 1st Class Jamie Buckley – U.S. Army, The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Travis LeDoyt, Neal McCoy, Julianne Hough, Blake Shelton, Marty Stuart, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Bellamy Brothers, Travis Tritt, Miranda Lambert

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2009

Coyote Creek, Cloverdayle, Joey + Rory, Tim McGraw, David Ball, Heidi Newfield, Phil Vassar, Tracy Lawrence, LeAnn Rimes, Kristy Lee Cook, Mel Tillis, Jake Owen, Montgomery Gentry

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2008

Sugarland, Randy Owen of “Alabama”, Trace Adkins, Trent Tomlinson, Joe Nichols, Neal McCoy, Kellie Pickler, Glen Campbell, Western Underground, Confederate Railroad, Rissi Palmer, Phil Stacey, Williams & Ree.

2007

Jo Dee Messina, Trisha Yearwood, Dierks Bentley, Neal McCoy, Arron Tippin, Bucky Covington, Lorrie Morgan, Hal Ketchum, Steve Holy, The Grascals, Riverbilly, The Higgins, Dale Watson.

2006

Randy Travis, Gretchen Wilson, Charley Pride, Keith Anderson, Ryan Shupe & Rubberband, Josh Turner, Alexis, Jennifer Lynn, Rockie Lynne, John Michael Montgomery, Carrie Underwood, Zach Driscoll, MuchMore Country, The Higgins

2005

Merle Haggard, SheDaisy, Sawyer Brown, Travis Tritt, Neal McCoy, Lonestar, Miranda Lambert, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Williams & Ree, Hot Apple Pie, Little Big Town, Julie Roberts, Bob Manning & Nashville West, Jonathan Harris.

2004

Clint Black, Collin Raye, Cledus T. Judd, Lonesome Road, Clay Walker, Neal McCoy, Brian McComas, Blue County, Brian Hanson, Alexis, Brad Paisley, Pat Green, Pam Tillis

2003

Alan Jackson, Joe Nichols, Izak & West, Hank Floyd, Gary Allan, Trick Pony, Ronnie Milsap, The Derailers, Travis LaDoyt, T, Bubba Bechtol, Lonesome Road, Phil Vassar, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Rockin Roadhouse Tour with Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, and Joe Diffie

2002

Montgomery Gentry, Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Clay Walker, Sammy Kershaw, Asleep at the Wheel, Monty Moss & the Broken Record B and, Melody Guy, Sara Evans, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Joe Stoddard, McQueen, Amy Clawson

2001

Kenny Rogers, Tracy Byrd, Lee Ann Womack, Sons of the Desert, Marty Stuart, Asleep at the Wheel, Suzy Bogguss, Billy Dean, John Berry, Lila McCann, Amy Clawson

2000

Sawyer Brown, Wynonna, Charlie Daniels, Terri Clark, Dwight Yoakam, Kenny Chesney, Chely Wright, Victor Sanz, John McEuen & Jimmy Ibbotson, Les Richardson

1999

Reba McEntire, Mark Chesnutt, Toby Keith, Bill Engvall, Hal Ketchum, Rhett Akins, Shane McAnally, Jessica Andrews, Mark Wills, Claudia Church, Alexis, Daveigh Chase

1997

Tanya Tucker, Williams & Ree, Sawyer Brown, Ricky Van Shelton, Little Texas, Crystal Bernard, T. Graham Brown, Les Richardson, Alexis

1996

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Mark Collie, Lydia Miller, Billy Dean, Ty Herndon, Ronna Reeves, Wylie & the Wild West Show

1995

Louise Mandrell, Kentucky Headhunters, Dan Seals, Marshall Tucker, Chely Wright, Lee Greenwood, Mark Collie, Marcy Brothers, Steve Kolander, Bailey and the Boys

1994

Diamond Rio, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Tracy Byrd, Jeff Foxworthy, Williams and Ree, Billy Ray Cyrus, Bellamy Brothers, Lisa Brokop, John Bunzow, The Tractors, Merle Haggard

1993

Brooks and Dunn, Clint Black, Wynonna, Mark Collie, Junior Brown, Jerry Kilgore, Lee Roy Parnell, Evangeline, Pearl River, The Cactus Brothers, Michael Johnson

1992

Wynonna Judd, John Anderson, Collin Raye, Williams & Ree, Dennis Robbins, JJ White