Month: July 2017

new: CBA JUNE 2017 BUDGET/FINANCIALS

JUNE BUDGET   2017 INCOME: $      155 .00     Membership Dues  (mail income) 260.49      Pay Pal Income 400.00    Supporting Membership   Bruce Powell @ $ 150  Michael Lester @ $ 250 204.00    June Membership Meeting:  Income  – Door & Raffle 215.00     June Membership

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Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers offer Two Regional Shows

Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers

The Boston Globe describes Jimmy Thackery as “a four hour performer. That’s not how long he plays, but how long one should travel to see him. He is a phenomenal guitarist, one of the best we’ve seen.” Well, you won’t

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Anni Piper – Australia’s First Lady of the Blues, Coming to The Birk

Anni Piper

“Piper has the kind of voice that lulls men to their doom. It’s soft and sweet when it wants to be, scared and vulnerable a moment later, then ripping through you like a razor… Piper commands songs utterly.” – Jeremy

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Austin’s Ian Moore Tours Oregon

Ian Moore

Since his arrival as a solo artist in 1993 and his self-titled debut on Capricorn Records, Texas music star Ian Moore’s journey has been one of perpetual forward motion and constant change. That record included the hits, “Satisfied,” “Blue Sky,”

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The Claudettes Bring Their Unique, High Energy Blues To Catfish Lou’s

The Claudettes

The Claudettes fuse Windy City piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk, jazz-age echoes of burlesque and vaudeville, and the sultriness of ’60s pop-soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music. Group founder Johnny

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Texas Bluesman Hamilton Loomis Returns

Texas-born Hamilton Loomis is the son of musician parents who listened to blues, rock, and soul. Music ran in his veins and with instruments readily available around the house he picked up the skills on multiple instruments while performing regularly

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Brody Buster – One Man Band, Schedules a Trio of Performances In Oregon

Brody Buster - One Man Band

Brody Buster hails from Lawrence, Kansas and gained international attention this past January at the International Blues Challenge where he not only earned the second place win in the solo/duo competition as a one-man band, he also took home the

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Blues Dance! With Julie Amici, Mitch Kashmar, Ben Rice, and Dean Mueller

Blues Dance! Lake Theater & Café

Four of the areas most respected and exciting blues musicians, Julie Amici, Mitch Kashmar, Ben Rice, and Dean Mueller, will be performing together in the intimate setting of the Lake Theater & Café on Monday, August 14. For this show,

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Direct From New York to The Goodfoot Lounge — The Rad Trads

The Rad Trads

When The Rad Trads formed in the Spring of 2012, they were meeting each other in New York City’s East Village for the first time, transplants from Chicago, Portland, and Washington D.C., looking to play with the best musicians they

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Blues Troubadour Ray Bonneville Comes to The White Eagle

Ray Bonneville

Ray Bonneville is a poet of the demimonde who didn’t write his first song until his early 40s, some 20 years after he started performing. But with a style that sometimes draws comparisons to JJ Cale and Daniel Lanois, this

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