Category: PDX Blues Event

First Annual Vernonia Springs Music Festival

Vernonia Springs Music Festival

Take a drive out to Vernonia for a special day of music on Saturday, July 7 for the first annual “Best of the NW” Vernonia Springs Music Festival. The all ages event will feature performances from Lloyd Jones, LMNOPDX, Reisch

The Nashville Cats – An Evening Of Songs & Stories

The Nashville Cats

The Nashville Cats is a one-off show featuring four of Portland’s treasured blues and roots singers and songwriters, all with ties to working in Nashville. John Bunzow, Jon Koonce, and Denny Bixby all lived in Nashville prior to returning to

Bay Area Legends Lydia Pense & Cold Blood Plays at Jack London Revue

Lydia Pense and Cold Blood

After debuting in the late 1960s, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood became one of the signature high-energy bands of the San Francisco Bay area. Along with Tower of Power, Cold Blood pioneered the brass heavy funk-rock sound, which came to

Los Lonely Boys Schedule Two Oregon Shows

Los Lonely Boys

Los Lonely Boys are an American Chicano rock power trio from San Angelo, Texas. They play a style of music they call “Texican Rock n’ Roll,” combining elements of rock and roll, Texas blues, brown-eyed soul, country, and Tejano. Lots

38th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival Scheduled for July

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

The Jazz Society’s Cathedral Park Jazz Festival is free, open to the public, and held over three days in mid-July at Cathedral Park under the St. Johns Bridge in North Portland. Now in its 38th year, the festival is the

Guitars Under The Stars Music Festival Returns To Lebanon

Guitars Under The Stars Music Festival

Head on down to Lebanon, Oregon for four days worth of music celebrating the guitar with this year’s Guitars Under the Stars Music Festival. Over the course of a weekend there will be something for everybody, with a special focus

10th Annual Blues Build Benefit Concert for Habitat for Humanity

10th Annual Blues Build Benefit

The 10th Annual Blues Build Benefit Concert for the Junction City/Harrisburg/Monroe Habitat for Humanity will be taking place at Bennett Vineyards & Wine Company, 25974 Highway 36, Cheshire, OR (near Eugene) on Sunday, July 22. Curtis Salgado returns to headline

Duffy Bishop Back at The Lake Theater

Duffy Bishop & The Rhythm Dogs

Duffy Bishop and Chris Carlson are certainly missed around here but they will be celebrating their return to the Pacific Northwest with a performance on Monday,  July 23 at The Lake Theater & Café, 106 N State Street in Lake

Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Electric & Acoustic Shows Slated for Two Local Shows

Too Slim - Too Slim & the Taildraggers

Too Slim & the Taildraggers came out of Spokane in 1986 like a man with hellhounds nipping at his heels. Thirty-two  years  and  numerous  albums  later  the  band  is  still  going  strong,  hot  on  the  heels  of  their  newest  release, 

Ry Cooder Slated at Revolution Hall

Ry Cooder

Whether serving as a session musician, solo artist, or soundtrack composer, Ry Cooder’s chameleon-like fretted instrument virtuosity, songwriting, and choice of material encompass an incredibly eclectic range of North American musical styles, including rock & roll, blues, reggae, Tex-Mex, Hawaiian,