Photo by Justin Briggs

February 15, 2018

Contact: Mike Gantenbein, Marketing Director, 541-690-3849,

Britt announces first installment of concerts for the 2019 Music & Comedy Season

JACKSONVILLE, OR — Britt Music & Arts Festival announces its first installment of concerts for the 2019 Music & Comedy Season this summer. The first of three season announcements presents an extensive assortment of musical artists, including the brass-driven melodies of Chicago, classical-pop antics of the Piano Guys, 90’s reggae-rock of Sublime With Rome, and returning for another performance, folksters Trampled By Turtles. Rounding out the list are RAIN – a Tribute to the Beatles, the Mighty O.A.R. Summer Tour, and Iration – Live from Paradise, plus the previously announced “Best of Britt” fundraiser with country legend Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers.

With this announcement, there will be a Member pre-sale before tickets go on sale to the general public at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 11. Dates for the pre-sale are:

Feb 15-22: Members may submit orders

Feb 25: Orders processed according to membership level

Mar 4-10: Sales open to members online

Mar 11: General public sales begin

Tickets for “Best of Britt” dinner and auction are already on sale and include premium seats to the Kris Kristofferson concert. Tickets to the concert only for Kris Kristofferson will be placed on sale at a later date to be determined. Tickets for the Britt Festival Orchestra Season are also on sale at

Britt continues its three-announcement schedule again this season. Instead of announcing all of the concerts in April, Britt has scheduled three announcements designed to make it easier for patrons to plan their summer entertainment. Two more Britt season announcements revealing artists for the 2019 Britt Music & Arts Festival will occur on March 15 at 10:00 a.m. and Thursday, April 11 at 5:45 p.m., during the annual Season Announcement party.

Tickets and more information can be found at, or you can call or visit the Box Office at 541-773-6077 or 216 W. Main St., Medford, Oregon.

2019 concert line-up at this announcement:

June 13: RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles

June 21: Sublime With Rome

July 1: Best of Britt with Kris Kristofferson & The Strangers

July 17: Chicago

July 21: Trampled By Turtles with The Dead South

August 13: The Piano Guys

August 16: The Mighty O.A.R. Summer Tour with American Authors

August 18: Iration – Live From Paradise! with Pepper, Fortunate Youth and Katastro

For more details on each artist, visit the Performance pages. Artist photos and bios are located in the Britt “2019 Press Kit” Dropbox folder. If you require access, contact Mike G. (

Britt Music & Arts Festival is a member-supported non-profit organization and the Pacific Northwest’s longest running outdoor music and performing arts festival. Set among majestic ponderosa pines and native madrones, the vast hillside estate of gold rush era pioneer Peter Britt forms a natural amphitheater of unparalleled beauty, where internationally renowned artists perform every summer. For more than 50 years, Britt’s world-class performances, spectacular views, and casual, relaxing atmosphere have attracted thousands of music lovers from all over the West.


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