Month: July 2016

The Lake Theater & Café Welcomes A.J. Croce – Aug. 1st

From his debut as a jazz-influenced, blues-based artist to his evolution into a pop music iconoclast, singer-songwriter A.J. Croce has traveled a circuitous musical road. The son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce, A.J.’s career began with at age eighteen opening

CBA Member Picnic – August 7th

It’s time for one of the most anticipated events of the year — the annual Cascade Blues Association members picnic. Taking place on Sunday, August 7th, it is open to CBA members and their families only, and is one of

Fiona Boyes’ “Homecoming” Offers A Pair Of Shows

Reviewers have described blues guitarist and singer, Fiona Boyes, as a “musical anomaly,” “Bonnie Raitt’s evil twin,” or simply as “scaring the hell” out of them.  She was the first woman and non-American to win the International Blues Challenge in

Devon Allman and Owen Campbell – Twin Bill At The Birk – Aug. 9th

Two of the blues world’s fast-rising stars, Devon Allman and Owen Campbell, are currently on tour throughout the United States together with a stop at The Birk on Tuesday, August 9. Devon Allman could have coasted through a career with

Award-Winning Bronze, Blues & Brews Festival Celebrates 20 Years With Outstanding Line-Up

The Cascade Blues Association Muddy Award winning Bronze, Blues & Brews Festival will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in style with perhaps its strongest line-up ever! Located in Joseph, Oregon at the base of one of “Oregon’s Seven Wonders,” the

Toney Rocks Brings His Progressive Blues-Rock Shows For Two Nights

Toney Rocks is an artist who can never be pigeon-holed into one specific style of music. While Rocks has been influenced by pretty much everyone from Curtis Mayfield and Smokey Robinson, to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Joe Bonamassa, he is

West Coast Guitar Legend Chris Cain – Aug. 13th & 14th

Chris Cain’s jazz-tinged, blues soaked guitar and deep, warm vocals have the maturity and authenticity of bluesmen many years his senior. His expressive style is the result of a lifetime of study and the relentless pursuit of music mastery, while

Rising Star Danielle Nicole Returns To Oregon With a Trio of Appearances

Danielle Nicole (born Danielle Nicole Schnebelen) has lived a lifetime of music. Since she was a little child, she grew up in a musical family and had her first public performance at the age of 12. Learning various instruments early

Bay Area Guitarist Daniel Castro Heads Back To The Birk – Aug. 19th

“Daniel Castro is the latest and one of the greatest blues guitarists to come bursting out of the highly competitive West Coast scene. To the classic music of B.B. King, Albert King, and Albert Collins he has added the three

Karen Lovely and Jonn Del Toro Richardson – Together For One Night Only In Portland – Aug. 19th

There is one thing for certain regarding the International Blues Challenge — the people you meet there often become life-long friends. Many musicians have forged strong bonds at the IBC over the years and as a result work with one