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'Successful' Jamboree draws crowds of 12,000-13,000 in 'nice' weather


August 8, 2018

Cloverdayle – Oregon natives Rachel and Chad Hamar, who have become Jamboree regulars, perform Friday. To see more Oregon Jamboree photo coverage, click on the Photos button above and go to the August 8 selections.

Oregon Jamboree Festival Director Robert Shamek summed up the weekend as "a successful weekend for the patrons, for sure" Monday after most of the guests had left town and tear-down operations were well under way.

"It wasn't too hot. It was nice."

Shamek said The Oregon Jamboree had 12,000 to 13,000 attendance each day of the three-day camping and country music festival held Friday through Sunday.

"There's a lot of festivals out there, a lot of stadium shows, a lot of great opportunities to watch shows in Oregon," he said, but the Oregon Jamboree has a big fan base, with many patrons atten...

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