Category: Band Stand

Gastro Mania for November Bandstand

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

“There were many sad faces last May when owner Steve Arel closed the doors and sold his beloved O’Connor’s restaurant and music venue The Vault in Multnomah Village. Thanks to restauranteur Alex Nemchev of Gastro Mania who will be opening

Bandstand – Lloyd Jones

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

After a creative and busy year (13 concerts in Europe and concert tours throughout the Midwest and Canada including exciting pre-production work in the studio in Nashville) it’s nice to spend holiday time with friends here at home town venues

David Kahl – Coming Back Strong

Dave Kahl

In the past, when anything related to David Kahl has been mentioned on these pages, it’s been in third person. This time, I want to speak to you directly, in first person. It’s more comfortable and there’s really no better

Rae Gordon Band

Rae Gordon Band

It has been an amazing summer for the Rae Gordon Band.  The band appreciates all the venues, both in Portland and out that treat our band and musicians in general like family.  It felt like a family affair as always at

Lloyd Jones

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

“I’ve got the blues.” My best friend (and keyboard player extraordinaire for more than forty years) Glenn Holstrom has lost his battle with cancer. Though never nominated or recognized for his brilliance, he was without a doubt, the greatest talent

Band Stand – August 2018

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

Mitch Kashmar I’m very excited about bringing the great (no exaggeration) Jr Watson to town for two shows and a workshop: Mekong Bistro, Friday, 8/31; a joint harmonica/guitar workshop Sunday, 9/2; and The Lake Theatre Monday, 9/3 . I’ve known

Band Stand – July 2018

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

David Kahl and Friends – Too Much Not To Mention As most of you know, David Kahl continues to have a lot on his plate, musically and personally. While he prepares for bypass surgery, scheduled for July 19th, his professional

Band Stand – June 2018

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

Steve Cheseborough Hey Folks! If you have any interest in learning to play blues harp or guitar (or improving the skills you already have), consider the summer classes I’m offering through Artichoke Music. Both meet on Monday evenings beginning June

Band Stand – May 2018

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

Bayou Boyz, Soul Cookin’, and More Things have changed a lot over the last year, the last few months, and even weeks. There have been health and living issues, but everything is on track and getting better. The loss of

Band Stand April 2018

November Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

Lloyd “Have Mercy” Breaking News! Lucky as can be this month, and honored to returning to Denmark, I will play a series of concerts with good friends “Shaky Ground”!! (see website for details) Last time we toured together in Denmark,