Event Spotlight: Oregon Coast Music Festival July 16-30th

Posted by TravelCoosBay on June 22, 2011

The Southern Oregon Coast comes alive each summer with a multitude of festivals, music, cultural events and more.

The Oregon Coast Music Festival is one of the most popular annual events on the Southern Oregon Coast and attracts an estimated 5000+ music lovers to our area. This 10 day festival is produced by the Oregon Coast Music Association (OCMA) and features outstanding musicians from across the country; there is simply nothing else like it on the coast.

The 31st Annual Oregon Coast Music Festival kicks off with a free concert from the Bay Area Concert Band in Mingus Park on July 16 at noon. It also will feature an outstanding line up through out 2 weeks with top caliber performances in jazz, traditional, Native American, blues, Celtic, chamber, and an 80-piece symphony orchestra.

When: July 16-July 30, 2011
Where: Various Locations in Coos Bay/North Bend/Charleston, Oregon. See the OCMA Event Schedule for concert details.

Tickets are available in the following locations:

If you’re out of town, you can order by credit card by calling the KoKwel gift shop at the Mill Casino Hotel; 541.756.8800 or Call OCMA at 541.267.0938

You can also purchase tickets at the following locations:
Bandon Mercantile Company
Tiffany’s Drug Store

Coos Bay:
Coos Art Museum
Huggins Insurance
North Bend
Books by the Bay
Off the Record
The Mill Casino – Kokwel Gift Shop
Performance Sound
Reedsport Coffee House

You can also place your orders through e-mail at: orders@oregoncoastmusic.com

Tickets are also sold at the door, subject to availability.
Here is what some have said about The OCMF in the past:

“Coos Bay may be a long way from Portland or San Francisco, but the concerts of the Oregon Coast Music Festival rival the best heard in the bigger cities. Live orchestral classical music performed before a regional audience is a rare cultural jewel. It deserves our respect and support.” —-Keith Henty, JEFFERSON PUBLIC RADIO

“The concert was wonderful — really quite an amazing performance. This was the third time I’ve been down to hear the OCMA orchestra, and the repertoire is always interesting, the performances spirited, and the auditorium an infinitely remarkable place to hear such music. Your festival and its orchestra are real gems.”-—Peter Dammann, Producer PORTLAND WATERFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL