Month: August 2017

What’s on Tap for September’s General Membership Meeting …

What’s on Tap for September’s General Membership Meeting...

Catfish Lou’s, 2460 NW 24th Ave, Portland Wednesday, September 6 – 7:00 pm Members always Free ~ Non-members $5.00 Opening Acoustic Set – Mick Schafer & Friends Second Electric Set – Rose City Kings Last month was our first membership

Ramblings On My Mind – September 2017

Ramblings on my mind

Greg Johnson / CBA President Goodbye Melody Ballroom and thank you. Well, we knew that the day was probably going to come eventually, and it did for us in late July, just a couple weeks prior to our August meeting.

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

Groovin’ In Greaseland Alligator Records Anybody who has listened to Rick Estrin over the past few decades already knows that this man is perhaps the most witty songwriter in the blues. He has a gifted craft for spinning words that

Chicago Slickers – Various Artists

Chicago Slickers

Chicago Slickers Nighthawk Records 102 “Once I had a woman, who treat me nice and kind. But these Chicago slickers make my baby change her mind.” — Guitar Pete Franklin The charm of many blues anthologies lies in the fact

Spirit Mountain Presents George Thorogood and The Destroyers Rock Party Tour

George Thorogood

Legendary rock band George Thorogood And The Destroyers has stormed the rock & roll charts for more than 40 years, and now the group is putting their talents to work by helping The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) find cures

The Uptown Dance Party: BB King & Boogie Cat Birthday Celebration

Norman Sylvester

Join us for an evening of up-tempo, funky grooves with your dancing shoes while we celebrate the birthday of “The Boogie Cat” Norman Sylvester who shares the date with the late, great BB King, on Saturday, September 16. If you

Nathaniel Rateliff to Headline Widmer Brothers Oktoberfest

Nathaniel Rateliff

Celebrating their thirteenth annual Oktoberfest, Widmer Brothers Brewing will be holding this year’s event in Pioneer Courthouse Square in the heart of downtown Portland on Saturday, September 30. The longest running Oktoberfest in the city will be bigger than ever

Mick Kolassa & Mark Telesca

Mick Kolassa & Mark Telesca

You Can’t Do That! Acoustic Beatles Blues Swingsuit Records The music of the first British Invasion had a very distinct background based on influence from American blues and popular artists of the time. This is true with most of the

Dustbowl Revival Brings Their Unique Americana Back To The Lake Theater

Dustbowl Revival Brings

It really says a lot about how amazing a band truly is when the LA Weekly names an Americana act the best live band to see in a city as musically diverse as Los Angeles. But that is exactly the

Gov’t Mule Returns To Rock The Roseland

Gov’t Mule

Gov’t Mule is steeped in the roots and mystique of rock, blues, soul, and jazz. The quartet — Warren Haynes, Matt Abts, Danny Louis, and Jorgen Carlsson — is equally recognized for its stirring songwriting and storytelling as it is