14988
Oregon

Oregon Festival of American Music

Immerse yourself in music from 20th century film at the 29th annual Oregon Festival of American Music, where you’ll enjoy 7 concerts, rehearsal access and plenty of history and culture.
Rating (4.63)
Program No. 14988RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
899

At a Glance

Join a group of fellow Road Scholars in Eugene, Oregon for another journey down memory lane as the 29th annual Oregon Festival of American Music explores various important roles played by music in film with "Reel Music: Songbook & Film in the 20th Century." Jazz great Chuck Redd will once again lead a host of musical greats as they celebrate music from the Duke to Sinatra to Miller with Bernstein, Bing, Peggy, and all the rest. Each week will be packed with 7 unique concerts, amazing artists, sing-alongs, talks, films and guest lectures!
Activity Level
Easy Going
Walking up to four blocks. Shuttles do not have wheelchair lifts.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Interact with renowned musicians and vocalists.
  • Program includes B-level seats to 7 concerts.
  • A visit to the University of Oregon’s Natural History or Art museums lets you see the changing exhibitions and lovely campus.

General Notes

Program includes B-level seats to 7 events. Additional concerts are available at a 15% discount. Love to sing? You may be interested in "Singing at the Oregon Festival of American Music" (#14989).
Featured Expert
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Ian Whitcomb
Ian has been entertaining the world for over 30 years and has been singing at the Oregon Festival of American Music for 12 years. Ian hit the American Top Ten charts in 1965 with his record, “You Turn Me On” and has since devoted himself to Ragtime countless records, books, articles documentaries, radio shows and concerts dedicated to this genre, including 11 books. Ian was the original host of the longest running rock TV program in Britain, “The Old Grey Whistle Test.”

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Ian Whitcomb
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Amy Adams
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Howard Schuman
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Vicki Brabham
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Tony Glausi
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Matt Treder
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Ginevra Ralph
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James Ralph
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