Category: PDX Blues Event

One-Man Band Bob Log III Brings His Blues-Punk Back To Portland

Band Bob Log III

Bob Log III is an American slide guitarist and one-man band. During performances, he plays old Silvertone Archtop guitars, wears a full body cannonball man suit, and a helmet wired to a telephone which allows him to devote his hands

The ReTapped Rhythm & Blues Festival Slated for May

For twenty years, the annual Untapped Blues & Brews Festival was a traditional Mother’s Day event in Tri-Cities, Washington, but sadly, like many other festivals, it came to an premature end. Now, with a partnership between the Washington Blues Society,

The Lake Theater Welcomes The Trifecta – Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, and Mary Kadderly

Lake Theater & Café

Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, and Mary Kadderly join forces to bring you a show at The Lake Theater & Café on Monday, May 21, complete with soulful performances, three-part harmonies, and powerful musical interpretations. Because these women emerge from different

Award-Winning Sunbanks Festival

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.

Bend’s Tower Theatre Welcomes Vocalist Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux will showcase music from both her latest release, Secular Hymns and her upcoming album, Anthem, (due for release in August) at The Tower Theater, 835 NW Wall Street in Bend, on Sunday, May 15. Twenty years after her

”Wild Is The Wind”: Musical Tribute for Nina Simone Scheduled for Lake Theatre.

Lake Theater & Café

Nina Simone was one of the most extraordinary artists of the twentieth century and an icon of American music. She was the consummate musical storyteller — a griot, as she would come to learn, who used her remarkable talent to

Slide Master Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers Slated for The White Eagle

Dennis Johnson

San Francisco’s Dennis Johnson is one of the virtuoso slide guitar players performing today. Guitar World Magazine calls him a “slide guitar master.” A self-taught guitarist as a teen, he discovered the music of Robert Johnson, Roy Rogers, and Norton

Brother Yusef Plays Fattback Blues at Catfish Lou’s

Brother Yusef

Brother Yusef has been described as a master solo guitarist, as well as a uniquely passionate vocalist. His performances are as raw and honest as the genre has ever aspired to be. Honing his style over thirty years, Yusef calls

Hunter & The Dirty Jacks Plays The White Eagle

Hunter & The Dirty Jacks

Hunter & The Dirty Jacks play “California-Crafted Rock & Roll” – like smoky whiskey with phosphorescent ice cubes in a blues-tinted glass. Led by frontman Hunter Ackerman and flanked by guitar players Carmelo Bonaventura and Jon Siembieda, with Aaron Barnes

British Soul Master James Hunter Visits The Aladdin.

James Hunter

James Hunter has certainly paid his dues. Over the span of 30 years, he’s worked on the railway, busked in the streets of London, provided backup vocals and guitar for Van Morrison, played clubs and theaters all over the world,