Month: February 2017

Old Time Music Festival & Sleep-Over Brings A Diverse Line-Up Of Northwest Artists

On Saturday, March 4, the non-profit West Valley Community Campus will be holding their first ever Old School Music Festival & Sleep-Over. Located in the old Willamina Union High School, this event will feature a variety of some of the

Buck Johnson Showcases His Roots With New Album & Tour

Buck Johnson

Singer/songwriter Buck Johnson hails from the back roads of Shady Grove, Alabama, just outside Birmingham where he grew up singing Gospel throughout the South with his musical family. Since then he has performed in churches, bars, festivals and concert halls

Sixth Annual Winter Blues Festival Giving Back to the Community with Charity and National Acts

Winter Blues Fest

In the cold winter months, live music lovers usually have to wait for the summer festival season to kick up their heels and dance to local and nationally acclaimed acts. LeeAnn Gibbons had an idea, with humble beginnings over a

Birds of Chicago – Soulful duo with a steady fusion of R&B, Blues & Folk

Birds of Chicago- photo Natalie Ginele Miller

Birds of Chicago, is a collective based around JT Nero and Allison Russell. Whether touring as a duo or with the full family band, Nero and Russell have emerged as two of the most compelling new voices in North American

Blues Legend Robert Cray Returns

Robert Cray photo James-L. Bass

Blues Hall of Fame inductee and five-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray returns to Portland for one night only at The Aladdin Theater on Saturday, March 4. Rolling Stone Magazine credits Cray’s stellar 1986 release Strong Persuader as reinventing the

Utah’s 3hattrio Presents “American Desert Music”

3hattrio

3hattrio is quite a genre-defying band. Made up of three musicians, Hal Cannon on vocals. Guitar and banjo, Eli Wrankle on violin and Greg Istock on stand-up bass, the music they create can be hypnotic and mesmerizing. Described as American

Los Angeles Blues Artists Jim Gustin & Truth Jones At The Birk

Jim Gustin & Truth Jones

Jim Gustin is a blues singer and guitarist from Santa Clarita California who has been performing in and around the Los Angeles area for more than thirty years. He has a distinctive, powerful voice; soulful and deep with a smoky

Cee Cee James CD Release Party

Cee Cee James has long been one of the most powerful female vocalists in the blues community. Full of fire and energy, she delivers passionate performances and is an acclaimed songwriter who has told her own story of pain and

Three Nights with Orphan Jon & The Abandoned

Orphan Jon & The Abandoned

Orphan Jon & The Abandoned is an American roots and blues band from the Central Coast of California who are quickly becoming a go-to band because of the high energy and passion. Roots and blues is their life blood, and

Walter Trout Heading Back To Portland For One Night Only

Since beginning his career as a musician in the 1960s, guitarist Walter Trout has worked with an amazing array of artists, including Percy Mayfield, Deacon Jones, Joe Tex, John Lee Hooker, Canned Heat and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers before taking out