Month: October 2016

John Nemeth And The Blue Dreamers

John Nemeth And The Blue Dreamers - Feelin’ Freaky

Feelin’ Freaky Self Produced You won’t find John Nemeth’s new album on the shelves at your local record store or available through CDBaby, on Amazon or anywhere else on line for that matter. If you want it, you’re going to

Mitch Kashmar

Mitch Kashmar - West Coast Toast

West Coast Toast Delta Groove Music Mitch Kashmar delves deeply into the sound of West Coast blues with his latest release West Coast Toast — and it’s something that he should be quite familiar with as he has been a

New Music To Note – November 2016

New Music To Note - August 2018

Here’s a list of new music received at the CBA office or purchased personally this past month that should be noted: Blueass – Things Left Behind (Self Produced) Bobby Rush – Porcupine Meat (Rounder) Cee Cee James – Stripped Down

NW Women Rhythm & Blues, Lloyd Jones Have Special, Not-To-Miss Holiday Events Coming Up

December is right around the corner and the holidays will soon be upon us. Though they’re still a couple of months away, we wanted to mention a couple of special events coming up this December. Both of these are sure

Terry Robb

Terry Robb - Cool On The Bloom Entered Into Best Self-Produced CD Competition

Cool On The Bloom NiaSounds Terry Robb without question is one of the finest guitarists playing the blues (or any other form of music for that matter) today. Adept at electric and acoustic guitars, he displays lightning quick, crisp flair

Thunder Brothers

Thunder Brothers CD Cover

Eponymous EP Self produced The Thunder Brothers eponymously titled debut recording is a four song EP chock full of powerful, driving rocking blues. Made up of four of Portland’s most talented and respected musicians, they each have a resume that

Portland’s Heritage of Amazing Youth Blues Musicians Continues with Timothy James

Timothy James

The usual interview questions don’t work too well when talking to Timothy James. “Did you always want to perform professionally or if not, what did you want to be when you grew up?” 14-year-old Timothy’s response was, “I didn’t ever

Chase Walker Band

Not Quite Legal Revved Up Records The Chase Walker Band’s second release, Not Quite Legal, is a great indication that these teen-aged musicians were not just another flash in the pan group of youngsters trying their hand at the blues.

Thanks For Helping At The CBA Rummage Sale

By Cherie Robbins, Rummage Sale Chair The Cascade Blues Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of blues and roots music in the Great Northwest. Formed in 1986, the CBA has since become one of

The Muddy Awards – A Premier Blues Night

The biggest single night for the Portland blues community returns again to The Melody Ballroom on Wednesday, November 2 as the Cascade Blues Association presents its annual Muddy Awards. Honoring musical achievements from the past year, awards will be handed