Month: May 2018

Eilen Jewell to Set the Alberta Rose on Fire

Eilen Jewell

Crafting a unique style that mixes poetic ballads with swinging rockers, Eilen Jewell ranks among the best in the Americana genre today. As the reigning Queen of the Minor Key, Jewell leads a tight quartet who blend influences of surf-noir,

Harpdog Brown and The Uptown Blues Band slated for First-Time Visit to Lake Oswego

Harpdog Brown and The Uptown Blues Band

Canada’s Classic Blues icon, Harpdog Brown is on the road again, and now he’s bringing a whole new show to Oregon. Harpdog Brown has acquired a reputation as a real-deal purveyor of classic electric blues — think old Chess Records

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

What’s on Tap for October’s General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, June 6 – 7:00 pm Catfish Lou’s, 2460 NW 24th Ave., Portland Member always Free – Non-members $5.00 (Members please show your current cards at the door) Opening set – Bayou Boyz Second set – Arrogant Bastards Summer is

New Music To Note – June 2018

New Music - October 2018

Here’s a list of new music of note received at the CBA office, purchased personally, or listened to this past month: Allen Toussaint – Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky: The Hit Songs & Productions 1957-1978 (Charly) Beth Hart –

Eighth Annual Cider Summit PDX, Regions Largest Cider Event

The eighth annual Cider Summit PDX is back June 29 and 30 at The Fields Park, 1099 NW Overton St. in Portland’s Pearl District. Presenting nearly 200 hard ciders, regional favorites and international classics served in festival commemorative glassware. The

“Raise The Roof” Concert to Benefit The Garages

The local music community is stepping up to perform a two-day benefit concert — “Raise The Roof” — to help re-open The Garages Music & Event Center in Beaverton. Due to Beaverton’s revised building codes, the weekly concerts were abandoned

Lake Theater Welcomes Acoustic Guitar Summit

Acoustic Guitar Summit Terry Robb

Grammy Award winners Doug Smith and Mark Hanson, along with Oregon Music Hall of Fame member Terry Robb, make up the Acoustic Guitar Summit – one of the region’s most accomplished musical groups. Providing their diverse musical journey to appreciative

JT Wise Band and Reverb Brothers Team Up For Exciting Night at Laurelthirst

JT Wise Band and Reverb Brothers

The Laurelthirst Public House will host a special night of music featuring two popular Portland area bands — The JT Wise Band and The Reverb Brothers — for one sensational show on Thursday, June 7 at 9:00 pm. JT Wise

Pay It Forward For The CBA, Catfish Blues Hosts Double Bill With Sister Mercy, Gabriel Cox

Pay It Forward For The CBA

Every month, the good people at the Muddy Award winning venue Catfish Lou’s tries to hold one event where they pay it forward, giving back to charitable organizations. And the beneficiary for June is none other than your own Cascade

North Mississippi All-Stars, Other Acts, Scheduled for 4 Peaks Music Festival

4 Peaks Music Festival

The 4 Peaks Music Festival was born as a musical vision of four friends and for the past twelve years has evolved and grown. Striving to keep the festival experience as intimate and friendly as possible, they have brought great