Join the CBA!

Thanks for your interest in joining or donating to the CBA! This page will guide you through the process and tell you everything you need to know.

Membership Benefits

What do you get when you join the CBA?

  • The BluesNotes, the monthly newsletter of the CBA, mailed to your home.
  • Discounts on blues concert tickets.
  • Free blues entertainment at monthly meetings the first Wednesday of each month at the Melody Ballroom. These meetings are free and open to all ages, from 7-9 p.m. They are designed to showcase new and revamped blues bands. Plus, there are drawings for the latest recording releases, T-shirts from blues acts, and ticket giveaways for upcoming blues events.
  • The annual CBA member events, including the Summer Picnic and Christmas Holiday Party.
  • The privilege to vote for deserving artists, venues and recordings in many categories for the nationally-acclaimed annual CBA Muddy Awards.

How Do I Join?

Ready to join up or renew your membership right now? You can do it online right here using the options below. All transactions are processed securely through Paypal — pay safely with your credit card, or use an existing PayPal account.

If you’d prefer to join via mail and send us a check, you can do that as well. Click here to display an application form, fill in all of the blanks (be sure to indicate the type of membership you’re signing up for), and then just print it out.

Mailing Address:
Cascade Blues Association
PO Box 6566
Portland, Oregon 97228-6566. 

Online Membership Activation

To join online, choose the type of membership you want to purchase and click the corresponding button. Single, Family and Foreign memberships have fixed payment amounts; while each of the four Supporting Membership levels has a dollar range, and you specify the amount you want to donate within that range for your Supporting Membership.

Standard Memberships

Choose the desired options in the box next to the membership type you want (New or Renewal, Special Mailings), and then click the “Buy Now” button for that membership type.

Single Membership

Family Membership

Band Membership

Foreign Membership
(outside the U.S.)

Supporting Memberships

Supporting Memberships are special membership levels offered by the CBA in return for donations that exceed our standard membership levels. For full details on the dollar ranges of the four Supporting Membership levels and the benefits that accompany each level, are below.

To create your Supporting Membership online using a secure transaction, click the “Make A Donation” button for the membership level you’ve chosen, and when you reach the checkout page, specify a donation amount that falls within the dollar range of that membership level.

(Note: If you’d rather not sign up online, please contact our Membership Secretary by e-mail to set up your Supporting Membership.)

sponsor_star1-Star Supporting Membership Donation of $150.00

sponsor_starsponsor_star2-Star Supporting Membership Donation of $250.00

sponsor_starsponsor_starsponsor_star3-Star Supporting Membership Donation of $500.00

sponsor_starsponsor_starsponsor_starsponsor_star4-Star Supporting Membership Donation of $1000.00 or more.