Month: August 2016

The Trails End to host the Second Annual BB King Birthday Celebration & Tribute Show: Sept. 17th

BB King may have physically left this world in May 2015, but his music will live on forever in the hearts of all blues musicians and fans world-wide. September 16 would’ve been BB’s 91st birthday, and to show everyone that

Nikki Hill Is Bringing Her Soulful, Powerful Performance To Dante’s!: Sept. 15th

With a no-filter energy and explosive live show, Nikki Hill delivers a sound that will make you believe in rock ‘n’ roll again! Her unique voice, with raw rock and soul dynamics mixed with the strength, passion, and honesty of

Legendary Tom Rush To Play At The Alberta Rose Theatre: Sept. 13th

Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer whose shows offer a musical celebration — a journey into the traditions of what music has been, the promise of what it can be, and the scope of what it may become.

RB Stone, American Roots & Blues Rock: Sept. 9th

Critics have dubbed RB Stone a Blues Cowboy, Country Bluesman, Americana Artist, and Roots Rocker, and he agrees with each label. Stone is based in Nashville and has released seventeen albums throughout his career, with his latest, Some Call It

Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds Fly Into Mississippi Studios: Sept. 15th

Singer/songwriter Arleigh Kincheloe describes her band Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds as, “loud, fun — and it’s supposed to make you feel good. That’s the goal.” They certainly accomplish that goal tenfold with a saucy, sonic brew of rock,

Edgefield Welcomes Blues-Rock Legend Bonnie Raitt : Sept. 17th

Bonnie Raitt

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, and one of our most beloved blues-based musicians, Bonnie Raitt makes an encore performance in Portland following her recent appearance at the Keller Auditorium last April. Celebrating her twentieth release with Dig In Deep,

John Nemeth, Soulful Blues Master Coming Back To The Northwest: Sept. 22nd & 25th

John Nemeth has worked his way to the very top of the blues world — something that might not be as easy as it sounds when you take the fact that he had his start in Boise, Idaho. But throughout

The Dustbowl Revival : American Roots Music At Its Best: Sept. 22nd

Dustbowl Revival

Mississippi Studios welcomes The Dustbowl Revival to their stage on Thursday, September 22. This is a hot up-and-coming young band that covers a wide range of musical styles, from bluegrass, swing, hot jazz, Pre-War blues, Southern soul, and New Orleans

I Put A Spell On You: A Tribute To Nina Simone Featuring LaRhonda Steele : Sept. 23rd

When it comes to a list of the true divas of Portland’s soul, blues, and jazz world, no roster is complete without including LaRhonda Steele. LaRhonda, along with the Adrian Martin Sextet will be taking command of the stage at

Jimmy Thackery Headlining This Year’s Ilwaco Blues & Seafood Festival: Sept. 23rd

One of the top musical happenings on the coast every year is the annual Ilwaco Blues & Seafood Festival. The Muddy Award nominated event returns this year on Friday and Saturday, September 23 & 24 at The Port of Ilwaco,