Waterfront Blues Fest Street Jams: Kris Deelane

The Waterfront Blues Fest is thrilled to be bringing tunes to the streets at the Portland Winter Light Festival, bringing music to downtown Portland as folks make their way from the World Trade Center to Pioneer Courthouse Square. This jam will feature Kris Deelane.

Powerhouse vocalist, songwriter, bandleader and multi-instrumentalist, Kris Deelane has spent over three decades performing, touring, and recording. She’s played festivals including Waterfront Blues Fest, Oregon Country Fair, Burning Man, High Sierra, Kerrville, and What the Fest. She is the bandleader for the popular 10-piece Motown/Soul Revue, Kris Deelane and the Hurt, and is involved in many large productions in Portland. Kris has opened for and performed with countless artists including Joan Jett, Brian Wilson (Beach Boys), Jerry Joseph, The Decembrists, 3 Dog Night, Martha Davis (The Motels), John Doe (X, The Knitters), Jill Sobule, Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul and Mary), and protest singers David Rovics and Anne Feeney.


Kris Deelane