Sunday June 4th, 4pm
Join us at the
Cascade Blues Association
at the Alberta Rose Theater.
Too Slim and the Taildragers
Johnny Wheels and the Swamp Donkeys
Norman Sylvester Band
Kevin Selfe Big Band
$30 Advance $32 Door.
Get your tickets at
General Membership Meeting
Wednesday, June 7th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Back Room
Catfish Lou’s – 6540 SW Fallbrook Pl, Beaverton, OR
FREE for CBA members, $5.00 for everyone else.
FREE for CBA members ~ only $5.00 for everyone else.
WHERE: Catfish Lou’s, 6540 SW Fallbrook Pl, Beaverton, OR (only two blocks outside of Portland!)
Join us for the monthly Cascade Blues Association Showcase/Member Meeting, where we’ll share the latest CBA announcements & news, listen to two great live performances and mingle with fellow CBA members!
– TWO great performance sets!
– Journey to Memphis updates
– Random drawing for a band to play at our August Showcase
– FREE raffle drawing for prizes! (with many thanks for Terry Currier/Music Millennium)
First Act: Nico Wind & Full Circle
Full Circle is an acoustic blues-rooted trio. The founder and namesake Nico Wind Cordova, plays acoustic guitar, composes and arranges, sings, and designs.
Second Act: Generator
GENERATOR is a high-energy 5 piece band whose hallmarks are dazzling vocals with brilliant 5 part harmonies, super-tight arrangements, and soaring, exhilarating instrumentals.
Their infectious groove keeps dance floors packed and audiences mesmerized. All 5 members are accomplished professional musicians who have played in bands in the Pacific NW for many years.
Entries for the 2024 Journey to Memphis competition are now OPEN!
The Cascade Blues Association is excited to announce
the Journey to Memphis contest for acts to represent the CBA
at the International Blues Challenge on January 16-20, 2024 in Memphis, Tennessee!
- Entries Open: April 3rd
- Entries Closed: NOW May 31st
was May 19th
- Semifinals Date: June 17th/18th
The local finals will be held at the Waterfront Blues Festival on July 4th!
Download a Blues Notes PDF Here
Current Issue: May/June 2023
Next Issue: July/August 2023 – available in late June
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For the Blues of it!
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Be sure to include your CBA member number so we can credit you with your free 2 months.
“The Cascade Blues Association would like to acknowledge an exceptionally generous gift from the estate of the late CBA member William Schauer. Bill’s unselfish support for the CBA will help us to continue our promotion of the blues and all of our marvelous local musicians and artists for many years to come. The CBA and its members offer our sincere and heartfelt thanks to Bill and his family for their kind and charitable donation.”
1 Star membership
Michael Allen & Anne J. Schagen
Robert Kraft & Sandra Johnson
Mike Pollock & Linda Alvarez
Bruce Powell P.C.
Rob & Carol Shoemaker
2 Star membership
William Crowe & Beth Lucchi @ ADTA Dancers
4 Star membership
Terry Currier @ Music Millennium
Mike Todd @ A1 Carpentry
5 Star membership
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