Britt Music & Arts Festival announces its full 2016 season lineup, coming to the outdoor amphitheater on the Britt hill in scenic Jacksonville this summer.

The 2016 season includes pop legend Diana Ross; superstar rock band Hollywood Vampires – Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Joe Perry; the Cuban troupe Buena Vista Social Club with Omara Poruondo and Eliades Ochoa; country music star Justin Moore; comedians Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Steve Miller; the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on their 50th Anniversary Tour; pop sensation Fitz and the Tantrums; a new project by singers Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs; and much more.

Britt Music & Arts Festival is a member-supported non-profit organization and the Pacific Northwest’s oldest outdoor music and performing arts festival. Set among majestic ponderosa pines and native madrones, the vast hillside estate of gold rush era pioneer Peter Britt forms a natural amphitheater of unparalleled beauty, where internationally renowned artists perform every summer. For more than 50 years, Britt’s world-class performances, spectacular views, and casual, relaxing atmosphere have attracted thousands of music lovers from all over the West.

“There is no other way to put it - We have knocked it out of the park this year," says Britt President & CEO Donna Briggs says,  We are thrilled with the lineup and can’t wait for the season to begin. With legendary rock and rollers, country stars, and comedians, we believe that the 2016 Britt season is going to be one of the best summers in recent memory.” 

The full lineup is:

June 4: Taste of Summer (celebration in downtown Jacksonville)

June 16: Slightly Stoopid / SOJA / Zion I / The Grouch / Eligh

June 17: Eric Burdon & The Animals / The Weight

June 21: Chicago

June 22: 3 Doors Down

June 30: Best of Britt benefit featuring Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

June 30: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band (concert only)

July 2: ZZ Ward / JJ Grey & Mofro / Allen Stone

July 3: case / lang / veirs

July 5: Diana Ross / Rhonda Ross

July 7: Brian Regan / Dan Cummins

July 14: Nahko & Medicine for the People

July 21: Grace Potter

July 22: The Claypool Lennon Delirium

July 23: Hollywood Vampires (Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry)

July 28: ThePianoGuys

July 29-30: Britt Orchestra performs at Crater Lake National Park

July 30: Justin Moore

August 5: Britt Orchestra / Ray Chen

August 6: Britt Orchestra / Jeremy Denk

August 8: Britt Orchestra / Shakespeare and Song / with company members from Oregon Shakespeare Festival

August 13: Britt Orchestra / Mahler’s Resurrection

August 14: Britt Orchestra / Symphony Pops / Halie Loren

August 19: Britt Orchestra / Yefim Bronfman

August 20: Britt Orchestra / Crater Lake Piece / Orchestra Showcase

August 22: Fitz and the Tantrums

August 24: Gipsy Kings

August 25: Hunter Hayes

August 26: Buena Vista Social Club presents Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa

August 27: Rising Appalachia

August 30: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

September 1: Steve Miller Band / Curtis Salgado

September 3: Michael Franti & Spearhead

September 9: Colvin & Earle

September 12: Tedeschi Trucks Band

September 14: Lee Brice

September 15: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – 50 Years of Dirt

September 16: Get the Led Out – The American Led Zeppelin

September 17: Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally

September 20: Gavin DeGraw / Andy Grammer

The 2016 season kicks off with the annual Taste of Summer celebration in Jacksonville, on Saturday, June 4. The citywide celebration is co-sponsored by Britt, the Jacksonville Chamber and Business Association. The day includes a wine walk, live music, food booths, artisan crafters, classic car displays and more.

Britt’s summer season also includes the annual Best of Britt benefit on Thursday, June 30. The evening includes food from local restaurants and tastings from local wineries, beer from Western Beverage and Ninkasi Brewing. The evening includes a silent auction, and is topped off by a headline performance by Lyle Lovett and His Large Band. 

 Tickets for Britt’s 2016 season are on sale now to Britt members and on May 13 to the general public. For full information about Britt’s 2016 season and membership, visit or call 541-773-6077 or 1-800-882-7488. Britt’s box office is now open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday at 216 West Main St. in Medford.

Inspired by its intimate and scenic hillside venue, Britt Music & Arts Festival provides diverse live performances, an incomparable classical festival and dynamic education programs that create a sense of discovery and community. Since its grassroots beginnings in 1963, the non-profit organization has grown from a two-week chamber music festival to a summer-long series of concerts in a variety of genres, including a three-week Britt Orchestra season, and year-round education and engagement programs. For more information, visit