Category: PDX Blues Event

36th Annual Reel Music Film Festival Scheduled for January 18 through February 17

During January and February, the Northwest Film Center will host the 36th Annual Music Film Festival. Featuring a kaleidoscopic of genres, movements, labels, bands, and solo artists, the Reel Music Film Festival offers the latest in music film—from intimate portraits

Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Acoustic Duo Coming to The Lake Theater

On Monday, January 28, Curtis Salgado and Alan Hager will preform at the Lake Theater. With Salgado’s inspired singing and world-class harmonica playing and Hager’s spellbinding guitar, the award-winning Rough Cut is the album the pair have always wanted to

The Trifecta — Onstage Together Again at The Lake Theater

On Monday, January 21, Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, and Mary Kadderly — collectively known as The Trifecta — will join forces to bring you a show complete with soulful performances, three-part harmony, and powerful interpretation. All from different musical backgrounds,

Ben Rice All Star IBC Fundraiser Slated for Catfish Lou’s

On January 20, help the CBA’s Journey To Memphis winner Ben Rice make his way to the International Blues Challenge at the end of the month by attending an all-star extravaganza of some of Portland’s most amazing talent. This all

The Blue Diamond Hosts Fenix Project’s International Blues Challenge Fundraiser

Fenix Project

The Fenix Project will represent The Cascade Blues Association at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis this month. A dynamic, soulful rhythm and blues band led by saxophonist/vocalist Fenix Sanders, the band has held court in Portland’s most venerable juke

Delta Bluesman Johnny Boy Kunk Slated for Mock Crest Tavern

Johnny Boy Kunk

Boise-based bluesman Johnny Boy Kunk was influenced by the blues at an early age. Listening to the music of traditional artists like Charley Patton and Lightnin’ Hopkins struck home for him and he has sought to learn as much of

Sister Rosetta Tharpe Tribute Heads To Eugene on Saturday, January 12

Sister Rosetta Tharpe Tribute

During a time when the idea of a guitar-playing woman was nonexistent, not only did guitarist and vocalist Rosetta Tharpe erase this line by mastering the symbol of musical masculinity, but her blend of gospel and secular music was seen

Music Millennium Hosts Robert Richter CD Release Performance

Robert Richter

Saturday, January 12, Portland musician Robert Richter mark the official release of his long awaited CD “Thick and Thin” with a special solo acoustic performance. Known for his versatility as a singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, concert promoter and booker,

Sensational Bay Area Vocalist Marina Crouse Plays Catfish Lou’s

On Saturday, January 12 Marina Crouse, a notable rising musician on the San Francisco/Bay Area music scene, will bring her talents to Catfish Lou’s. Her early classical training is reflected in her powerful and versatile vocal style that creates a

New Orleans Songwriter Andrew Duhon at Mississippi Studios

Andrew Duhon

New Orleans Songwriter Andrew Duhon Saturday, January 12 “Another world-class voice is heard from Louisiana, another soulful, mesmerizing singer who writes emotional songs with impact and heart. Andrew Duhon is a troubadour for the next generation, a story-teller for his