No more Eugene Celebration. Not much to celebrate when chain link fences go up. Things change in 30 years. The groovy Parade with Congressman Peter DeFazio and those bed races of yore will be missed. This year on a hot smoky late August weekend, the Festival of Eugene made a good three-day showing in Skinner’s Butte Park. Performance stages and community vendors spread out on the green as did a car show with awards presented. DJing was from KRVM’s Jiving Johnny Etheredge, a master of mixing smart, soulful sounds for any generation (as do The Baby Boomer and Cookie Parker on Portland’s KMHD-FM 89.1). Bookmark strolling the Festival of Eugene.
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Festival of Eugene, Jiving Johnny Etheredge, KRVM 91.9FM