Category: Cascade Blues Note

Thank You Volunteers

Thank You Volunteers

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

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys recently competed in the finals for the 2018 Journey to Memphis. Although they didn’t win the competition, they  made their mark on the crowd at the Waterfront Blues Festival. Johnny describes their music as,

2019 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

2019 Best Self-Produced CD Competition

Since 2005, The Blues Foundation has held an annual competition to recognize excellence in independent blues recordings. The Best Self-Produced CD competition is open to affiliated blues societies from around the world to submit one entry each, preferably selected by

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

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

The Second Annual CBA Member Concert @ the Crossings

Annual CBA Member Concert

WHERE: Columbia Crossings located at 515 N. E. Tomahawk Island Drive WHEN: August 5 – Noon – 6:00 pm LINEUP: AC Porter & The Live Wires with special guest Jim Wallace, Martin Henry & Freedom Street Band, Patrick Stilwell Band,

2019 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

2019 Best Self-Produced CD Competition

The Blues Foundation has annually held a competition to recognize excellence in independent blues recordings since 2005. The Best Self-Produced CD competition is open to affiliated blues societies from around the world to submit one entry each, preferably selected by

Shout Out to Volunteers!

Thank You Volunteers

Often the Cascade Blues Association holds events where we need extra hand on deck, and we greatly appreciated when our volunteers step forward to help us out. Thanks to the following individuals for their assistance for our Journey To Memphis

It’s Gonna be a “G’day” with Anni Piper Gracing Local Stages

Anni Piper

“Anni Piper, fresh to the US from Australia, is a vixen, a vamp, a tease, and every woman scorned….Thing is, what strikes me most about Anni Piper is her incredibly fun sense of humor, a trait that shows itself from

Curtis Salgado Wins At Blues Music Awards

10th Annual Blues Build Benefit

The thirty-ninth annual Blues Music Awards honoring blues musicians and recordings in 26 categories were held in Memphis, TN, last month. Portland’s own Curtis Salgado was once again awarded the BMA for Soul Vocalist, his ninth BMA award and seventeenth