Showcase, Parties and Performances.

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JamBallah NW 2016 will be Aug 12-14!

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Raqs Ayana at JBNW Showcase '13, photo by Casey Campbell


1) Thursday evening Meet and Greet

Adornment, music, food and drinks. A chance to chill together before the storm of awesome.

Info TBA


The JamBallah Showcases - Featuring Instructors and Specially Curated Attendee Performances

Opulent evenings of inspired performance- the very best mix of our beloved instructors mixed with a few very special attendee performances.  All shows are ALL AGES!  Grab a VIP ticket to get the best seating in the house, drink tickets, a swag bag with JamBallah merch and more, and an official poster signed by the cast. Join the newsletter, get the cheat codes, and save! Drinks and light concessions available in the Artist's Repertory Theatre lounge 1hr before event, and during intermission.   

2) Friday Evening - JamBallah Showcase Part I

Preshow Happy Hour, Vending and Drinks one hour before showtime.

Info TBA

3) Saturday Evening - JamBallah Showcase Part II

Preshow Happy Hour, Vending and Drinks one hour before showtime

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The Festival Shows - Premier Attendee Performances

We just can't let the instructors have all the fun, not with all these world-class performers gathered to take part in the JamBallah Festival!  Come see these carefully crafted shows, which we have handpicked from the astounding talent on hand.  Two chances to witness performances of all styles, shapes, and sizes.  Be amazed and inspired,  and be sure to leave time before or after the shows to browse the fabulous vendors bazaar.  All-Ages. 5$ at door

4) Festival Show Part I, Sat afternoon

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5) Festival Show Part II, Sun afternoon

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Dali Mamas at JBNW Festival Show '13, photo by Glisson Imaging

6) The JamBallah NW AfterParty, presented by the Electric Vardo

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Shows, Workshop & Vending Location: 

*The Artist's Repertory Theatre Building

1515 Southwest Morrison Street
Portland, OR 97205

Parking and venue location info on our Schedules/Maps page. 

Restaurant and Hotel info on our Hotels/Activities page. 


Attendees, Please Note--Your Photograph May Be Taken At The JamBallah Northwest Festival.

To assist in future promotion, we will have professional photographers working throughout the event, at the workshops, shows, and other festival-specific gatherings.  Photographs of festival participants and their guests will be taken and posted on the JamBallah Northwest website, and/or the JamBallah Northwest Facebook page.  There is a possibility that your photograph may be taken and so used. We believe that this will enhance the overall experience of festivalgoers, and allow us to properly convey the atmosphere and awesomeness of the festival to the rest of the bellydance community! By attending the JamBallah Northwest festival, both workshops and events, you give your consent to the posting of such photographs by us and waive all rights and claims with respect to the posting of such photographs.

We do recognize an individual's rights to control how their image is portrayed.  If you ever object to a specific photo and want it removed, please email Be sure to reference the specific photo and include the URL of the page the photo appears on.