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Performance Garden Update

Progress is being made on Britt’s new Performance Garden—a unique concert venue that will create an intimate setting for approximately 150 people and capture the natural splendor of Britt. From these photos, you can really start to visualize what the final project will look like. This photo is taken from Gate 1. All that dirt and gravel will eventually be pavers.

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Construction is underway

Last weekend, volunteers gathered on a sunny Saturday to help dismantle the existing Volunteer Center and move the pieces across the street, where it will be reassembled in an area near the Box Office, and expanded to include a public restroom.

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Volunteer Profile: "The Chair Dude" Chuck Nagel

Volunteer Profile: "The Chair Dude" Chuck Nagel Chuck Nagel set the record for chair rentals in 2013, a whopping unprecedented 220 rentals in one night! The usual number is 60 to 100.  It’s no surprise that he is known to many concertgoers as The Chair Dude, a title he wears with pride.

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Rock Camp 2013

Britt Rock Camp 2013 Now in its third year, the Britt Rock Camp was a great success. In just one week, campers learned, played and collaborated with industry professionals and each other to compose and perform an original song.

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An Interview with Lukas Nelson

Interview with Lukas Nelson- June 2013 Lukas Nelson & POTR (Promise of the Real), performing at Britt on June 24 with Grace Potter & The Nocturnals. by Manda Moon Reyes

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Taste of Summer 2013

Jacksonville’s Taste of Summer 2013 was a great success! The group effort of Britt Festivals, the Jacksonville Oregon Business Association and the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce co-hosted and collaborated on the planning and execution of this fun day in Jacksonville, celebrating the beginning of summer and the Britt concert season.

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Volunteer Cleanup Day 2013

The fabulous Britt volunteers came out for Volunteer Cleanup Day on June 1, 2013.

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Britt’s 2013 Fine Arts Poster by Anne Brooke

The 2013 Fine Arts Poster was unveiled at a reception on Tuesday, May 14. This year’s poster is from an original watercolor by artist Anne Brooke. The reception also included the winners of the Jacksonville Elementary poster contest, in preparation for their all-school musical Beauty and the Beast.  

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Volunteers spruce up Britt’s new property

Once again, Britt volunteers have proven that they are the greatest volunteers around! A crew of dedicated volunteers, led by Director of Britt House Operations Bow Seltzer, have been renovating the house Britt recently purchased at 410 S. First Street in Jacksonville, to get it ready to be rented. 

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Students thank Project Trio

Last month, the ensemble Project Trio, made up of flutist Greg Pattillo, cellist Eric Stephenson and bassist Peter Seymour, took an outreach tour throughout the valley, in advance of their performance at Britt. Following the performance, the students of Siskiyou School sent thank you notes: 

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