The music at The Big Float 8 will rock, jam, and swing like never before. Music critics and reviewers agree, this is the most stellar music lineup ever to appear at The Big Float.


Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons  (4:20 pm start)

Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons is a ripping rock jam band that kicks world awareness up a level with explosive original music.


B-Side Players (2:15 pm start) 

B-Side Players from San Diego is a 9-piece band that lays down a Curtis Mayfield and funk vibe with grooves of Latin America and the Caribbean.


Zephyr with Pete Krebs  (11:15 am start)

Zephyr is a French band with a chanteuse singer and many chanson francaise styles, including gypsy lounge, Edit Piaf, and Brigitte Bardo. Oui, oui!


Portland Perk! (1:30 - 5:00 pm)   
On the River Barge stage this local outfit will create cool musical waves floaters can sway to as they voyage by.


The Big Float Main Barge Stage is presented by Portland Mercury, KINK-FM 101.9, LIVE 95.5 and Wonder Ballroom. 

Last Regiment of Syncopated Drummers will lead Floaters Parade #1 (1:15 pm)


Bloco Alegria will lead Floaters Parade #2  (3:00 pm)


All floaters who participate in TBF 8 will receive a wristband for free entry into the after-float party. Non-floaters can get in for the price of 15 bucks. A deal fo shur. 



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