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Rose Festival Cityfair Features Exciting New RoZone Concert Performers in 2012

The Portland Rose Festival has released the 2012 performance schedule for the RoZone OneMain Financial Stage, with national artists and local favorites that features a diverse selection of artists ranging from rock to country and much more.

Alpha Broadcasting — in partnership with the Rose Festival — highlights the three weekend RoZone Concert Series with national acts that include rising stars Alabama Shakes for the “101.9 KINK at the Waterfront” (on Sunday, May 27), “98.7 KUPL Countryfest,” featuring Chris Cagle, (on Sunday, June 3) and “LIVE 95.5 Birthday Bash,” with Andy Grammer (on Saturday, June 9). (NOTE: All three of these RoZone Concerts require separate ticket purchases.)

During the run of RoZone (for the price of CityFair admission), music fans can catch the best popular local artists from the Portland Indie scene, including The Thermals, Black Prairie, Y la Bamba and The Minus 5 (on Friday, June 1; Friday, June 8 and Sunday, June 10). Soul and funk favorites Curtis Salgado, Patrick Lamb and Linda Hornbuckle highlight the first weekend (Saturday, May 26), and there’s a fun-filled Battle of the Cover Bands (starting at noon on Saturday, June 2).