Month: March 2017

The Aladdin Theater Welcomes Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

“Robert Randolph is an American Original,” says Blue Note Records’ President Don Was. “He has mastered what is, arguably, the most complex instrument in the world and developed a unique voice that is equal parts street-corner church and Bonnaroo.” Robert

New Orleans Bluesman Luke Winslow-King Returns to Oregon

New Orleans Bluesman Luke Winslow-King

Luke Winslow-King is a New Orleans-based guitarist, singer, composer, producer, and songwriter. His work is an eclectic mix of Mississippi delta blues, folk music, traditional jazz, and roots rock & roll. His alchemical songs blend contemporary ideas with styles from

The 2017 Walla Walla Guitar Festival gets (even) LARGER!

Walla Walla Guitar Festival

Now in their sixth year, The Walla Walla Guitar festival has gotten even bigger than ever before. Combining forces with Feast Walla Walla, you’ll be treated to amazing national and regional acts, along with gourmet food and wine offerings. This

New Music To Note – April 2017

New Music - October 2018

Here’s a list of new music received at the CBA office or purchased personally this past month that should be noted: Charlie Wheeler Band – Blues Karma And The Kitchen Sink (Graphite Sound) Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues – Different Voices

Johnny Nicholas

Johnny Nicholas - Fresh Air

Fresh Air Self Produced Johnny Nicholas has indeed been around the block when it comes to the blues and performing. He worked and played alongside many of the legends of the genre — Big Walter Horton, Robert Lockwood Jr, Johnny

Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire

Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire

Grown Ass Woman Delmark Records When you think about the Chicago blues women singers, there is an image that come immediately to mind — the full powered voices of people like Koko Taylor, Zora Young, Demetria Taylor, or Shemekia Copeland

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio Alligator Records Okay, when you use the word fun in anything that involves Elvin Bishop it is simply echoing what is already implied from the get go. He has always been about fun, and locating

Texas One Man Band Scott H Biram invades Dante’s

Texas One Man Band Scott H Biram

With the heart of a genuine Texas bluesman, the head (banging) of a Zappa and Lemmy disciple, and the boots of a man resting in the dust outside of town at sunrise, Scott H. Biram journeys through the harrowing human

The Lake Theater Presents An All-Star, Muddy Waters Birthday Celebration & Blues Dance

Muddy Waters Birthday Celebration

The Northwest’s top Muddy Waters Tribute show will be returning on April 3 to the Muddy Award winning Lake Theater & Cafe, 106 N State St in Lake Oswego. The show will feature four internationally acclaimed blues musicians who relish

All Star Band, The Mannish Boys – Coming To The Birk

The Mannish Boys

Evoking the spirit of such legendary R&B revues as Johnny Otis, Ike Turner, or even the American Folk Blues Festival, The Mannish Boys look to single handedly restore this grand tradition and carry it forward into the 21st Century. The