Jul 13 - Jul 27, 2019
Coos Bay is home to the longest running music festival on the Oregon Coast! Each year over 80 musicians travel from all over the United States and Canada to perform three classical concerts during Festival Week.
Whether a novice or seasoned classical music fan, a very special treat awaits hearing our orchestra live! Their exceptional performances bring audiences back year after year. Go to Calendar for details of each concert program. There will be time between events to enjoy the treasures of the spectacular Oregon coast: pristine beaches, succulent seafood, sand dunes, fishing and more!
July 23rd - 7:30pm – Concert I – “World Premiere Night” Runestad, Mozart, Stravinsky and “World on Fire” (Commissioned piece to celebrate Maestro James Paul’s 28th year with the festival orchestra) - Marshfield High School Auditorium - $20/$25
July 25th - 7:30pm – Pops Concert – “Youth Has No Age” Music from films and musicals - Marshfield High School Auditorium - $20/$25
July 27th - 7:30pm – Concert II – “Musical Magic” Brahms, Sibelius, Faure - Marshfield High School Auditorium - $20/$25
Expanded Festival Schedule:
July 13 to July 27, 2019
July 13th - Noon – OMCA Kick-off Concert - Bay Area Concert Band - Mingus Park - Free
July 16th - 7pm – John Craigie - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Boathouse Auditorium - $20 (Tickets available at 7 Devils Brewery or the Festival website, advanced purchase recommended)
July 17th - 7pm – Pub Night at the Liberty with Delta Bluesmen David Pinsky & Phil Newton - Liberty Pub - $10
July 18th - 7:30pm – Sarah Shook and the Disarmers - 7 Devils Public House - Free
July 18th - 7:30pm – River Whyless - Front Street Provisioners - $20 (for tickets)
July 20th - Noon – Shore Acres Picnic and Concert - Che’s Lounge the Band - $5 parking fee
July 21st - 2-4pm – Jazz at the Boathouse Concert and Reception - Aaron Johnson Trio - OIMB Boathouse Auditorium - $40/$50
July 21st - 2pm – Tribute to Children’s Musicals - Dolphin Playhouse - $10/$8/$5
July 22nd - Noon – Noon Lectures with Adam Stern - Coos Bay Library - Free
July 22nd - 7pm – Tribute to Children’s Musicals - Dolphin Playhouse - $10/$8/$5
July 23rd - 10am – Youth Interpretive Workshop and Pops Rehearsal - Marshfield High School Auditorium - Free with Registration
July 24th - Noon – Noon Lectures with Adam Stern - Coos Bay Library - Free
July 24th - 7:30pm – Sarah Shook and the Disarmers - 7 Devils Public House - Free
July 26th - Noon – Noon Lectures with Adam Stern - Coos Bay Library - Free
The Festival Orchestra, Highlight of the Festival! The 80 piece professional orchestra is indeed unique. The only time these regional, national and international musicians perform together as an orchestra is this Festival. What brings them together to make wonderful music for one fabulous week in July? They come to play for world class conductors, contribute to the cultural vibrancy of our community and make magic with music.