Author: Wendy Schumer

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

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

Wednesday, August 1 – 7:00 pm Catfish Lou’s, 2460 NW 24th Ave., Portland Members always Free – Non-members $5.00 (Members please show your current cards at the doors) Opening Set –The Killer Granddaddies (acoustic) Second Set – Johnny Wheels &

Electric Hot Tuna Electric Oregon Shows

Hot Tuna

In American music, the name Hot Tuna invokes as many different moods and reactions as there are Hot Tuna fans — millions of them. To some, Hot Tuna is a reminder of some wild and happy times. To others, that

Award-Winning Stacy Jones Band at Catfish Lou’s

Stacy Jones Band

Stacy Jones’ music has been described as a whiskey and water baptism that lace blues and rock edges, paying pays homage to the blues but experimenting by mixing in some mild-Americana and subtle country licks. One of the Puget Sound

Davina and The Vagabonds in Eugene

Davina and The Vagabonds PHOTO CREDIT : Garrett Born

Davina and the Vagabonds are bluesy, blustery, bawdy and irresistibly fun. Davina Sowers and the band have carved their own niche in the blues world with their high-energy live performances and rollicking compositions that combine elements of boogie-woogie, ragtime, early

West Coast Toast Tour With Mitch Kashmar and Jr. Watson

Mitch Kashmar and Jr. Watson

Join blues masters Mitch Kashmar and Jr. Watson for one of the hottest shows of the summer celebrating Kashmar’s most recent recording, West Coast Toast, at one of Portland’s newest music venues, Mekong Bistro. Mitch Kashmar’s blues harp playing is

Thank you Volunteers!!

Thank You Volunteers

Often the Cascade Blues Association holds events or places merchandise booths at special events where we need extra hand on deck, and we greatly appreciate when our volunteers step forward to help us out. Thanks to the following individuals for

Doug Fir Lounge Welcomes Rising Star Samantha Fish

Samantha Fish

After launching her recording career in 2009, Samantha Fish quickly established herself as a rising star in the contemporary blues world. Since then, the charismatic young singer-guitarist-songwriter has earned a reputation as a rising guitar hero and powerful live performer,

New Music To Note – August 2018

New Music To Note - August 2018

Here’s a list of new music received at the CBA office, purchased personally, or listened to this past month of note: Ben Rice – Wish The World Away (Self Produced) Bottleneck Blues Band – Storm Bringer (Self Produced) Buddy Guy

Watch Out Memphis, Ben Rice is Headed Your Way!

Ben Rice

They say third time is the charm, and that’s what Ben Rice is hoping. He won the privilege to represent the Cascade Blues Association (CBA) at the International Blues Challenge (IBC) for the third time. He was in Memphis for

Duffy Bishop & Her Badass Blues Buddies

Duffy Bishop & The Rhythm Dogs

Duffy Bishop is one of the most beloved artists from the Pacific Northwest, but since she relocated to Florida a couple years back, every visit is highly anticipated each summer, with desire that she and Chris Carlson could stay longer.