Category: Journey to Memphis

Applications Now Being Accepted For 2017 Journey To Memphis

The Journey To Memphis is the Cascade Blues Association’s regional competition to select the acts that will represent our organization and region in the next year’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN, held in early 2018. Up to 250 acts

Portland Blues Cruise To Help Journey To Memphis Winners Get To The IBC: Oct. 8th

What can be better than a day on the Portland Spirit, floating along the Willamette River, dancing and listening to the sounds of some of our region’s finest blues musicians? This October you’ll have the opportunity to experience three decks

Journey To Memphis Competition

Journey To Memphis All-Stars

From the listener’s seat The Waterfront Blues Festival is my favorite Portland event. Where else can you see a whole year of blues entertainment with 15,000 of your closest friends for a $10 ticket? We all love the headliners, but

Rae Gordon & The Backseat Drivers Are Going To Memphis!

On an overcast, humid afternoon at the Waterfront Blues Festival, the Cascade Blues Association held its 17th annual Journey To Memphis finals. In early June, eighteen bands began the competition to select the Cascade Blues Association’s representative for the International

CBA’s 17th Annual Journey To Memphis Finals To Be Held At Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival July 4

July 4 at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival — you know it’s going to be packed to the extreme. People coming for the great musical line-up and the fireworks staking their claim of space in the bowl right from the

2016 Journey To Memphis Begins At The Rose Room In June

Have you ever wondered just what kind of attention participating in the International Blues Challenge can draw? Just take a look at this year’s Blues Music Awards. Four acts who have participated in the IBC combined to win six of