Month: June 2017

Blues Build Benefit Concert Features Four Great Oregon Acts

Blues Build Benefit Concert

The annual Blues Build Benefit Concert returns to Bennett Vineyards & Wine Company to help raise funds to support the Junction City/Harrisburg/Monroe Habitat for Humanity in its effort to build houses for low-to-moderate-income families. The concert is slated for Saturday,

Rockin’ For Tony DeMicoli — Legendary ‘80s Portland Bands Quarterflash, Nu Shooz and Jon Koonce Reunite For A Friend

Tony DeMicoli

The early 1980s were a golden age for home-grown, live music in Portland. Fans filled clubs to listen to local bands that could/would soon be signing major label record deals and touring nationally and internationally, and Tony DeMicoli was one

Power Blues Duet Little Hurricane visits the Wonder Ballroom

Little Hurricane

Based out of San Diego, Little Hurricane is known for its powerful and energetic performances built upon a minimalist blues approach to furnish a rocking, indie-inspired style. On their latest recording, Gold Fever, guitarist Anthony “Tone” Catalano dispenses lead-heavy riffs,

Delta Bluesman Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry Arrives for Two Shows at The Birk

Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry

Bill “Howl-N-Madd” Perry knows how to rock the juke with nothing more than his guitar, his foot, and his voice. His vocal stylings are haunting, compelling, a broad, choked vibrato that owes something to Howlin’ Wolf and something to the

Texas Legend Delbert McClinton & The Self Made Men Visit the Aladdin Theater

Delbert McClinton

There are two types of people in the world: those who love Delbert McClinton and those who haven’t heard him yet. Delbert is always working on that second group. Lyle Lovett explained that “if we could all sing like we

Back To Back Dates with Jason Ricci at The Birk

Jason Ricci

Jason Ricci is well known for having one of the most exciting, energetic, and unpredictable live shows on the circuit. His live performances are sweaty, sexual, and intense. Ricci has been actively touring the Blues circuit in the USA and

Salem Art Fair Presents Sugaray Rayford

Sugaray Rayford

The 68th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival hosts a range of entertainment on two stages in Bush’s Pasture Parkover the weekend of Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, with a main stage located in a natural amphitheater setting,

Rising Young Blues Band, The Marcus King Band, To Play Mississippi Studios

The Marcus King Band

The Marcus King Band combines rock, funk, blues, and Jazz into a perfect melodic blend. Led by 20-year-old phenom Marcus King, a gifted songwriter and performer, the band operates within a fiery brand of American roots that King calls “soul-influenced

Andy T Band Featuring Alabama Mike Schedule Two Oregon Dates

Andy Talamantez, better known as Andy T, cut his teeth playing in blues bands led by Guitar Shorty and Smokey Wilson before forming his own band in 2011. Joining with superb vocalist Nick Nixon in Nashville, they became known as

Southern Blues-Rocker and Storyteller Paul Thorn to Perform at Alberta Rose.

Paul Thorn

Paul Thorn is a Tupelo, Mississippi-bred singer-songwriter who grew up in Elvis’s shadow, but the biggest influences on his life were his Pentecostal preacher daddy, who taught him how to respect and serve people, and his pimp uncle, who schooled