Month: November 2016

NW Women Rhythm & Blues Celebrates 18 Years of Spreading Holiday Joy To Assist Children With Cancer

For the 18th year, Sonny Hess will be hosting two nights of the NW Women Rhythm & Blues Christmas Concerts benefiting The Candlelighters, an organization aimed at aiding children with cancer. As a cancer survivor, this is an event that

Michael Burks

I’m A Bluesman Iron Man Records There are always losses in life, but when you lose one who meant so much the loss hurts double knowing that you will never be able to share time together again. That is exactly

Third Annual Stumptown Soul Holiday Spectacular

Third Annual Stumptown Soul Holiday Spectacular

Stumptown Soul is back on Saturday, December 10 for their third annual holiday spectacular featuring performances by an all-star cast of Portland blues, jazz, and soul musicians. Included in this amazing event will be Ural Thomas, LaRhonda Steele, Karen Lovely,

California Honeydrops Two Night Stand at The Star Theater.

The California Honeydrops don’t just play music — they throw parties. Led by dynamic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Lech Wierzynski and drawing on diverse musical influences from Bay Area R&B, funk, Southern soul, Delta blues, and New Orleans second-line, the Honeydrops

Holiday Showcase at Lake Theater & Cafe

LaRhonda Steele - A Tribute to Nina Simone

Every year around Christmas, Music Mondays presents “Holiday Showcase at Lake Theater & Café.” This year’s event will take place on Monday, December 19 and will feature the vocal talents of LaRhonda Steele and Julie Amici. An All-Star band of Dean Mueller, Dave

Ben Rice Colossal Group and Sister Mercy To Bring in New Years Eve At Duff’s Garage

Bring in the New Year with a sensational double header at Duff’s Garage as Cherie’s Blues Highway presents the Ben Rice Colossal Group and Sister Mercy together for the first time. Each band will be performing complete individual sets and

The Soulful Sounds of Lee Fields and the Expressions Coming to the Aladdin Theater

Apologies to the late, great James Brown, but you’d be hard pressed to find another singer who’s ever worked as hard as Lee Fields — a man who’s been making soul and funk anthems since 1969. Since that time, he

Acoustic Guitar Summit Christmas Concert Comes To The Lake Theater & Cafe

Acoustic Guitar Summit

The Acoustic Guitar Summit is celebrating its 22nd Annual Christmas Concert Series with a performance at the Lake Theater & Cafe on Monday, December 14. Composed of three award-winning, master fingerstyle guitarists, Doug Smith, Terry Robb, and Mark Hanson, the

Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons – Woody Guthrie’s Northwest Folk Songs and more

Seattle-based duo Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons truly made a mark for themselves when they captured the solo/duo competition title at the 2016 International Blues Challenge. Their delivery of classic pre-war American roots music and early blues in its truest

Get Some Early Holiday Cheer with The Andy Stokes Band

Legendary vocalist Andy Stokes and his band will be returning to Jimmy Mak’s on Saturday, December 10 to ring in the season with their ultra-funky grooves. Stokes’ incredible vocals earned him the Cascade Blues Association’s “Curtis Salgado” Male Vocalist Muddy