West Coast Blues Favorites Franck Goldwasser and RJ Micho Team Up For Oregon Tour

Franck Goldwasser and RJ Micho two of California’s finest blues musicians are teaming up for a multi-city tour in Oregon during the first half of November, including an all-star benefit showcase.
Franck Goldwasser and RJ MichoRJ Mischo is considered by critics and fans worldwide to be in the upper echelon of today’s great harp players and singers. He began his career in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota — an area that has spawned so many famous musicians. RJ cut his teeth with the legends of the Twin Cities’ Blues scene Percy Strother, Mojo Buford, Sonny Rogers, & Lazy Bill Lucas. Since moving to the West Coast he has found a great deal of recognition with multiple CD releases under his name and performances around the world.
Since moving to California from his native France in the early 1980s, Franck Goldwasser, also known as Paris Slim, has immersed himself as one of the elite blues guitarists on the West Coast and throughout the country. With a handful of solo recordings, as an original member of The Mannish Boys and working with some of the most renowned artists throughout California and Oregon, his guitar work is impeccable.
It will all start in Eugene with an event for the Rainy Day Blues Society on Wednesday, November 8 at Jimmy’s, 2406 W 11th, at 6:00 pm. Joining the pair will be Muddy Award winning drummer and vocalist Boyd Small. Admission is a suggested donation of $10.00
On Thursday, November 9, they will heading up the Willamette Valley to Albany, for an 8:00 pm appearance at Calapooia Brewing, 140 Hill Street NE. Contact the venue at 541-928=1931 for admission information.
Catfish Lou’s will host the pair in Portland on Friday, November 10 at 9:00 pm. Tickets can be obtained in advance at Tickettomato.com or at the door day of show for $10.00. Catfish Lou’s is located at 2460 NW 24th Avenue
Head out to Hood River on Saturday, November 11 to catch RJ and Franck, as they will be joined by bassist Dave Kahl and the legendary guitarist Lloyd Jones for a special benefit concert at the CEBU Lounge at the Best Western River Inn, located at 1108 E Marina Way, right next to the toll bridge. This concert is a benefit for the Big Brothers ‘n’ Sisters and starts at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased in advance at Waucoma Bookstore in Hood River, at the hotel or at the door day of show.
On Sunday, November 12th, they will make their final appearance in Oregon with an afternoon show at The Birk, 11139 Hwy 202, in Birkenfeld. Show time is at 2:00 pm and will feature Boyd Small on drums. Admission is $12.00 and the show is open to all ages.