Month: September 2016

For The Love Of John: A Benefit For John Pounds

Salem-based bassist John Pounds has long been a favorite of the Oregon music scene, so when he suffered a stroke last March, many of his friends and fans wanted to help him out as much as they could and put

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Lightnin’ Willie and the Poorboys, Hot Blues From Los Angeles                       

“Los Angeles based bluesman Lightnin’ Willie has developed a particularly intriguing wrinkle on the genre, one that’s cool, airy, with a sinuous groove that infiltrates his audience’s consciousness and invariably gets them on their feet. He has no quarrel with

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Duffy Bishop Headlines 2016 Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies and Concert

On Saturday, October 8, the Oregon Music Hall of Fame will present a special evening celebrating this year’s honor roll inductees. The class of 2016 includes prominent musicians and industry members Pete Krebs, Fernando, Brian Berg, Paul Brainard, Tim Ellis,

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Ellen Whyte Celebrating Five Milestones At Trails End Performance

Ellen Whyte & The Plus Size Band will perform at The Trails End Saloon on Saturday, October 15 to celebrate five different anniversaries. First, on a personal level the performance will recognize Ellen’s birthday, the twenty-fifth wedding anniversary with her

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Spend A Day On The Willamette River On The Portland Blues Cruise

The Portland Blues Cruise

What can be better than a day on the Portland Spirit, floating along the Willamette River, dancing and listening to the sounds of some of our region’s finest blues musicians? This October you’ll have the opportunity to experience three decks

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The Devil Makes Three – Two Nights At Roseland

California’s The Devil Makes Three returns to Portland for a two-night run at the Roseland Theater on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, bringing their hyper-driven blend of bluegrass, blues, rockabilly, ragtime, folk, jazz, and old-timey music in support

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Renowned Contemporary Jazz & Blues Vocalist Catherine Russell Coming To Portland

The Wall Street Journal proclaims Catherine Russell as “ … the best blues and jazz singer going today.” The Grammy Award-winning vocalist is the rarest of entities – a genuine jazz and blues singer who can sing virtually anything. Her

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Dante’s Welcomes The Distinguished Delinquents Tour with Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band and more

A powerful triple headed night will take command on Saturday, October 15 as The Supersuckers and Jesse Dayton joins The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band at Dante’s. Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills comes Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

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Julie Amici – Yellow Roses – Release and Kickstarter Launch Party

Lake Oswego, Oregon, Sept 15, 2016 – Julie Amici will host its “Yellow Roses” Single Release and Kickstarter Launch Event on Oct 17th at Lake Theater & Cafe in Lake Oswego. Proceeds from the event will help fund the CD project and resulting tour.

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Valerie June To Open For Norah Jones At Keller Auditorium

Multi-instrumentalist and Tennessee native Valerie June performs a diverse conglomeration of American roots music that encompasses traditional spirituals, Americana, classic blues, folk, soul, and bluegrass through stark acoustic rhythms and uncanny slide guitar. She effortlessly shifts between eras and genres.

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