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Portland Mayor Charlie Hales declares September 19th-26th to be Jim Pepper Week! Check out the proclamation for yourself

Schedule for Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. & Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Opening ceremony: 11:00 a.m. Saturday

NIVA Veterans Color Guard

The Nephews Singers

Foster Kalama

Below names are in no particular order. This is not a schedule of performances, and not a complete list of artists

The Flying Eagle Band

Gary Ogan

Ken Man

Tony Carr

Bob Stull


Dr. Loco


Francis Wong

Sweetwater Nannauck. Idle No More Washington

Chauncey Peltier, Free Leonard Peltier

Lil Bull Owl Suppah

James Greeley

Buffalo Horse (Buff tha Stuff)

Marie Knight

DJ Budget Money

Gilbert Brown

Pete DePoe (Redbone) honoring

More TBA

The 4th Annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival, In the Spirit of Flying Eagle: Oregon, and 1st Annual Jim PepperFest Week will kick off on Sunday, September 18 with a Pre-Festival party, followed by a Native hip hop show featuring our Native Night Out family on Monday, September 19th.

Our traditional free-admission, community-building celebration on the campus of Parkrose High School will take place on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday the 25th. Each night will feature a different show at Gilhooligans, 10810 NE Sandy Blvd, and one can expect surprise guest performers throughout the week. There will be two shows per evening (one at 8 pm and another at 10 pm). Minors are free and welcome at Gilhooligans until 10 pm. There will be a $10 cover charge for 21 and over.

Please visit Gilhooligans for latest performance list and early-bird discounted pricing for multiple show/dinner combos.

Check out the unique line of Jim PepperFest 2016 merchandise, apparel and souvenirs (show images of t-shirts, caps, lanyards) from

Jim PepperFest 2016: In the Spirit of Flying Eagle: Oregon

Native Arts Fest returns to Parkrose
Read this, and know why this annual music and arts festival is rooted in Parkrose …

Support Jim PepperFest with your tax-deductible contribution in any amount to the Center for a Sustainable Today. Your contribution will be acknowledged in perpetuity on our website and celebrated at Parkrose High School on September 24-25, 2016.