Category: PDX Blues Event

Dante’s Presents A Return Performance With Nikki Hill

Those who have seen Carolina girl Nikki Hill sing her ass off agree—this isn’t just another newcomer on the scene, this is a ‘whiplash’ moment. Where did this fireball come from? Why haven’t I heard of her before? If you

Robert Cray To Play Elsinore Theatre In Salem

Robert Cray has created a sound that rises from American roots and arrives today both fresh and familiar. He has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins, over twenty

19th Annual Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues Christmas Concerts

For the 19th year, Sonny Hess and the Northwest Women Rhythm & Blues will be gathering for a couple shows to help bring in the holiday with a little soul and blues. This year’s cast will feature a stellar line-up

Party Time With The California Honeydrops

The California Honeydrops don’t just play music—they throw parties. Led by dynamic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Lech Wierzynski, and drawing on diverse musical influences from Bay Area R&B, funk, Southern soul, Delta blues, and New Orleans second-line, the Honeydrops bring vibrant

Harpdog Brown, Playing It Forward For United By Music

With a briefcase filled with awards, including three Maple Blues Awards naming him the best harmonica player in Canada, Vancouver’s Harpdog Brown has been called a blues evangelist — and that’s a very  fitting moniker. He delivers his messages in

Journey To Memphis All-Stars, IBC Fundraising Concert

Here is a great opportunity to help support our local acts representing the Cascade Blues Association at the 2018 International Blues Challenge. Travelling to Memphis is not inexpensive and every cent counts to assist in getting our musicians to Tennessee.

Blues Dance At The Lake!

If you want to throw together a dance party featuring local blues artists, then you cannot do much better than bringing in Kevin Selfe, Lisa Mann and Jimi Bott. These three award winning musicians combine for a true powerhouse trio

Red & White Holiday Affair Benefit Concert

For the past two years, the Red & White Affair Concerts have been held in the Seattle area to help raise funds for the Nurture Foundation to help feed and clothe the homeless.  This year’s rendition will also take place

Sugar & Spice, A Holiday Treat

Every year around Christmas, Music Mondays presents a Holiday Showcase titled “Sugar & Spice, A Holiday Treat.” Two of the Portland area’s favorite vocalists, LaRhonda Steele and Julie Amici, have been honored with multiple Cascade Blues Association Muddy Award nominations

The Acoustic Guitar Summit Christmas

The holiday season cannot be complete without a performance by the Acoustic Guitar Summit. Combining three of the area’s most talented guitarists, the magic of the season comes to life with their fingerstyle playing. The Acoustic Guitar Summit is made