New Performance Garden at Britt

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — This year five out of the ten concerts here at Britt’s performance garden are free. The performance garden is also where most pre-concert music will play before each main stage concert. At a cost of just over a million dollars, paid for largely by grants and donations, this garden also solved a … Continue reading »

Final Prep For Britt Children’s Festival

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Volunteers and directors are making final preparations for what they call the biggest kids party of the summer. The Britt Children’s Festival will kick off tomorrow evening and families can see performances, craft, and listen to stories. This is the 46th year for the Children’s Fest, and it’s put on by the Storytelling … Continue reading »

Britt Fest Patrons React To Improvements

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Jacksonville’s Britt Festival has officially started after Monday night’s sold out concert. Patrons enjoyed a concert from Oh Honey, Barcelona, and The Fray, and got a first look at some of the improvements that have been made to the venue. Some of those improvements were improved handicap accessibility, new walkways, and new bathrooms. The … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Construction for Summer

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Britt Festival administrators are taking advantage of the last few months before events start to make some big changes to the venue. The main project is the addition of a new Performance Garden that will replace the Table Rock Cafe Stage. Administrators say that the addition of the new smaller second stage … Continue reading »

New Music Director for Britt

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — One of Southern Oregon’s oldest and largest performance venues has a new music director of the classical festival. Britt officials announced Teddy Abrams as the new music director and conductor on Friday. Abrams beat 130 applicants from across the nation and from Europe. Abrams spent a week at Britt this summer leading the … Continue reading »

Annual Children’s Festival Kicks Off

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — This weekend, Southern Oregon’s youngsters, and those who are young at heart, will get a chance to learn, explore and have fun at the Annual Children’s Festival. Set-up for the three-day event began Friday at the Britt Gardens in Jacksonville. The first guests can start enjoying the activities on Saturday at 4:30 … Continue reading »

Scam Uses Fake Britt Festival Website

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are warning anyone hoping to buy tickets to a Britt Festival concert, to be on the lookout for fake websites. Police say at least 3 people bought tickets at an inflated price from the scam website “” Those people never got tickets and reported the scam to the official Britt box … Continue reading »

Britt Festival Rock Camp Continues

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — The Britt Festival Rock Camp continues this week; it is the third year in a row for this camp. Britt hopes to inspire artists, offering training and direction to get their creative minds flowing. This year a record number of people enrolled in the rock camp. It is led by the L.A. … Continue reading »

Britt Festival 2013 Tickets Now On Sale

MEDFORD, Ore. — With a month to go before this year’s Britt Festival gets underway ticket sales are already up from last year. Thursday morning, nearly 100 people lined up at the box office as ticket sales opened to the general public. The first people in line set up camp around 5 a.m. Britt Festival’s … Continue reading »

2013 Britt Concert List Announced

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Rogue Valley’s biggest concert season is on its way. Big performers are coming to the Britt stage, like Michael Franti and Spearhead; Billy Currington; Ziggy Marley; Martina Mcbride; The Doobie Brothers; and Cyndi Lauper. “I’m really thrilled about Cyndi Lauper, because I’m a child of the 80’s and of course I feel … Continue reading »