Category: PDX Blues Event

Canadian Blues Guitar Hero Matt Anderson

Canadian bluesman Matt Anderson has already made quite the name for himself winning the solo/duo competition in the International Blues Challenge in 2010, a European Blues Award for best solo artist in 2013 and numerous Maple Awards and Juno Awards

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper Together, Rock & Soul Revue

Classic rock fans will be in for a truly memorable evening of timeless music and endless hits, as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar greats Dave Mason and Steve Cropper will be hitting the road together for the first

The California Honeydrops Bringing a Party-Time Atmosphere to Revolution Hall

California Honeydrops

The band has come a long way since vocalist, guitarist, and trumpeter Lech Wierzynkski and drummer Ben Malament started busking in an Oakland subway station. With the additions of Johnny Bones on tenor sax and clarinet, Lorenzo Loera on keyboards

Smooth Hound Smith, Driving, Stripped-Down & Soulful Blues-Rock Duo From Nashville

Smooth Hound Smith is a foot stompin’ American roots duo comprised of “One-Man-Band” Zack Smith (guitars/vocals/foot drums/harmonicas) and Caitlin Doyle (vocals/percussion). Established in 2012, and currently based in East Nashville, TN, they record and perform a varied and unique style

Franck “Paris Slim” Goldwasser Back In Town

Paris Slim

Guitarist Frank “Paris Slim” Goldwasser is no stranger to those who’ve been paying attention to the West Coast blues scene over the last two decades. Born in Paris, France in 1960, his initial blues inspiration came from Hound Dog Taylor’s

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles At Star Theater

On his latest debut album with The Funk Apostles, ‘Art of Love,’ organ virtuoso Cory Henry demonstrates that he’s more than up for the challenge, moving from sideman to frontman with seemingly effortless grace and cool. Best known for his

Menucha Retreat’s Blues In The Gorge Camp & Acoustic Blues Masters Concert

The fifth annual Blues in the Gorge Acoustic Guitar Blues Camp takes place this year from Friday, September 28 through Tuesday, October 2, presented by Menucha Retreat and Conference Center in Corbett, Oregon. The class sizes are limited to ensure

Michelle Malone, Georgia-Based Roots Artist

Compared to most musical artists in the Americana genre, Michelle Malone seems like a pair of distressed blue jeans amidst a sea of pantsuits. Unlike the surplus of self-professed rootsy rebels, one listen to this woman from Dixie and you

Andy Stokes Big Portland Birthday Bash

Andy Stokes

Andy Stokes returns to Portland and to the Alberta Rose Theatre to celebrate his birthday and his recent chart success with the hit single “Best Day Ever.” Andy has been sharing his soulful voice and undeniable musical mastery with the

Sunbanks Festival, Fall Line-up & Dates

Award-Winning Sunbanks Festival 2018

The Sunbanks Festival is a four-day, semi-annual music festival located against the backdrop of Banks Lake near Grand Coulee Dam at the beautiful Sunbanks Lake Resort in Electric City, Washington. The prestigious event is a seven-time Washington Blues Society B.B.