Festival Announces Boise Show

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Organizers of the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival made a big announcement Thursday. Next year Boise, Idaho will be added to the lineup, the same weekend as Cape Blanco, July 31st through Aug. 2. Seventy percent of attendees in Brownsville come from Portland and Washington, but organizers say they draw from the … Continue reading »

Local Businesses Benefit from BMWCMF

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — The population in Brownsville is about 1,700. Thursday it will be about 22,000. The Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival begins Friday, but campers will begin arriving Thursday. The traffic may be a little chaotic, but it’s cash the small town craves and looks forward to each year. Restaurants, hotels, gas stations and … Continue reading »

BWCMF Announces Performing Artist

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — The Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival announced another artist to its line-up Monday. Montgomery Gentry will take the stage on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Tickets are already on sale for next year’s festival. They are available online and at Bi-Mart stores.    

Out & About: Aug. 16-18

The Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival isn’t the only event happening in western Oregon this weekend.  In fact, there’s plenty of fun for the whole family.  KDUK’S Valerie Steele shows us what’s going on Out and About.   Good Vibes Summer Tour Sasquatch Throwdown Western Oregon Exposition Heritage Fair Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival Eugene … Continue reading »

Country Music Festival Brings Changes

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — As they say, “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it,” folks at the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival think differently. The festival certainly isn’t broken. But for them, that’s not good enough, so there will be changes this year. The festival is a five-day event and three days of music, but planning … Continue reading »

Willamette Country Music Fest Sets Up

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — One of Oregon’s smaller cities is about to grow up, practically overnight. Brownsville is getting ready to welcome 15,000 guests to Linn County and 13 special guests for the 6th annual Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival. On Friday, trucks began rolling into the 1,000-acre field delivering the stage and scaffolding. From booking … Continue reading »

Country Music Festival is a Success

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Thousands of country music fans were out in Brownsville Sunday enjoying the last day of the Willamette Country Music Festival. This is the event’s fifth year and from the organizers to the fans and even the vendors, everyone seemed to agree that the event was a true success. Fans lined up early … Continue reading »

Fans Keep Busy During Music Festival

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Thousands of people from all over the state were in Brownsville Saturday for day two of the 2012 Willamette Country Music Festival. The gates opened at 11 a.m. that morning and while the first show didn’t start till 1 p.m., the crowds were anything but bored. In cowboy hats and boots to … Continue reading »

Fans Ready for Country Music Fest

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — The stage is set and ready for this weekend’s Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival. Crowds were outside lining up since early Friday morning.  They say they didn’t want to miss this chance to see some of their favorite country stars. “We have been here since quarter till seven this morning because Sugarland … Continue reading »