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Britt Festival Extends Deadline for Artists Call

This note is to inform you that Britt is extending the application period for the Fine Arts Poster Call to Artists. We will accept application until August 15th to make sure artists who are off enjoying summer vacations have a chance to apply.
We will come around to a few of the local galleries with some more flyers – until then please pass the word along to all artists you know who might be interested in becoming one of the Britt Fine Artists.
Details can be found on our website at:

Rogue Gallery and Britt Blend Music and Art May 18th

Art and Music have always gone well together…. and that is why the Rogue Gallery and Art Center 
and Britt Festival are excited to blend music and art this year!

Mark your calendars for May 18, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30 pm

for the Third Friday Downtown Medford Artwalk

Teddy Abrams will be at the Rogue Gallery to talk about his passion – music.

Teddy Abrams, Director and coinductor of the Britt OrchestraTeddy Abrams is a versatile musician and widely-acclaimed Director and Conductor of the Britt Orchestra. He plays the piano, clarinet and composes. A tireless advocate for the power of music, Abrams fosters interdisciplinary collaboration with organizations including the Louisville Ballet, the Center for Interfaith Relations, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the Speed Art Museum, and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

In addition on the May 18 Third Friday Art Walk, the Rogue Gallery will celebrate two new exhibits. The Main Gallery exhibit “Art in Bloom: Darla Baack, Vera Melynk & Kathy Morawiec” features Mosaics, Glass & Paintings. The Community Gallery exhibit “Seductive Pathways: Photographs by Vivian McAleavey” displays mysterious and beautiful photography. Come meet the talented artists of these exhibits!

Refreshments and wine will be served. Wine provided by Weisinger Family Winery. May 18th at 6:30 pm, Teddy will bring his keyboard and talk about music at the Rogue Gallery. Don’t miss this special event!

The Rogue Gallery wishes to thank the sponsor of this event:

Weisinger Winery logo

Sue Bennett’s Painting Wins Britt Poster Contest!

The Southern Oregon Artists Resource would like to congratulate SOAR member, watercolorist  Sue Bennett of Jacksonville, Oregon, whose painting “Moon Music” was selected by the Britt Festival to illustrate their 2015 concert poster! The poster will be unveiled at the Taste of Summer celebration of the Britt Festival season opening on Saturday, June 6, 2015. You can learn more about Sue’s experience and the painting in an article in the Jacksonville Review, which will be on the streets and their website by the time we publish this notice. Way to go, Sue!

Moon Music by Sue Bennett - 2015 Britt Festival Poster Illustration



2011 Britt Performance Schedule Announced

BrittFest Member Presale April 14 – May 18 Members may submit their ticket order online at any time. Orders will be processed randomly by member level beginning with Director’s Circle on April 14. Member discounts and coupons can be applied during checkout. See the member benefits at a glance.

General Public sales begin May 19. Become a member.

Michael Franti & Spearhead
Saturday, June 11 • 7:30 p.m.


Celtic Summer: Kila / Solas
Friday, June 17 • 7:30 p.m.


Ray LaMontagne / Brandi Carlile / The Secret Sisters
Wednesday, June 22 • 6:30 p.m.


Mary Chapin Carpenter / Marc Cohn
Thursday, June 23 • 7 p.m.


America – 40th Anniversary Tour
Friday, June 24 • 7:30 p.m.


Charlie Daniels Band
Saturday, June 25 • 7:30 p.m.


Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas
Tuesday, June 28 • 7 p.m.


Cirque de la Symphonie
Saturday, July 2 • 8:30 p.m.


1964 The Tribute
Sunday, July 3 • 7:30 p.m.


Ted Nugent
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 7:30 p.m.


The Music of ABBA – Arrival from Sweden
Thursday, July 14 • 8 p.m.


Bobby McFerrin and the Yellowjackets
Friday, July 15, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Gypsy Soul
Saturday, July 16, 2011 7:30 p.m.


The Avett Brothers
Sunday, July 17, 2011 7:30 p.m.


The Decemberists
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Sara Bareilles
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 6:30 p.m.


Steel Pulse / The Wailers
Thursday, July 21, 2011 7 p.m.


eTown / Railroad Earth / The Travelin’ McCourys
Friday, July 22, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Slightly Stoopid
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 6:30 p.m.


k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Willie Nelson and Family
Thursday, July 28, 2011 7 p.m.


Chris Isaak
Saturday, July 30, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Arianna String Quartet
SOU Music Recital Hall, Ashland
Sunday, July 31, 2011 3 p.m.


Opening Night / Britt Orchestra / Mûza Rubackyté
Friday, August 5, 2011 8 p.m.


Britt Orchestra / James Ehnes
Saturday, August 6, 2011 8 p.m.


Britt Orchestra / Time for Three
Friday, August 12, 2011 8 p.m.


Britt Orchestra / Sharon Isbin
Saturday, August 13, 2011 8 p.m.


Festival Favorites / Britt Orchestra
Friday, August 19, 2011 8 p.m.


Family Concert / Britt Orchestra / Christopher O’ Riley
Saturday, August 20, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Britt Orchestra / Christopher O’Riley
Sunday, August 21, 2011 8 p.m.


Aimee Mann / The Weepies
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Bill Maher
Friday, August 26, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Cheap Trick
Monday, August 29, 2011 7:30 p.m.


John Butler Trio
Thursday, September 1, 2011 7 p.m.


Rockapella / The Coats
Friday, September 2, 2011 7:30 p.m.


Chris Botti
Saturday, September 3, 2011 7:30 p.m.


B-52s / Human League / Men Without Hats
Friday, September 9, 2011 6:30 p.m.


Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs
Friday, September 16, 2011 7 p.m.


Smokey Robinson
Saturday, September 17, 2011 7:30 p.m.

Art Presence presents a Show of Ten Artists on Britt's Opening Night!

Sunday, June 13, 12 – 5 pm:  Jacksonville’s Art Presence is holding an art show in conjunction with the opening concert of the Britt Festival. Third Street (on the trolley side) will be blocked off so you can explore the work of these local fine artists:
Jeffrey Levin
Paula Fong
Peter Coons
Anne Brooke
Elaine Frenett
Katharine Gracey
Danna Tartaglia
Mae Heideman
Cheryl Garcia
Katy Cauker…
Enjoy the music of Gyspy Soul, Hamfist and Sweetgrass as they kick off the 2010 Britt Festival at 12:30 pm!

This entry was originally posted in May. This is an update of the original post.