Month: January 2018

The Eric Hughes Band

The Eric Hughes Band

Meet Me In Memphis Self-Produced The Eric Hughes Band are long time veterans of the Memphis blues scene and you can find them most any night playing on Beale Street, but they are much more than just another blues band.

The New Iberians Tenth Annual Mardi Gras Party at Catfish Lou’s

The New Iberians

The New Iberians have been one of the leading forces of celebrating the musical traditions of Louisiana since the 1990s, creating their own style by blending the regional sounds alongside a mix of Chicago blues and Northwest rock that they

Band Stand Feb 2018

Bandstand - Rich Layton, Bandstand - Lloyd Jones, BandStand - Terry Robb

Steve Cheseborough Hello All! I’m back in Portland after a long trip to Charleston, S.C., over the holidays. Played a few shows, taught a workshop, visited friends and family. And shivered in the sunny south—I got stuck there three days

Three Local Musicians Nominated For Blues Music Awards

Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation recently announced the nominees for the 39th annual Blues Music Awards and it includes a trio of Portland musicians. Curtis Salgado has been noted for Soul Blues Artist, Karen Lovely for Contemporary Female Artist and Jim Bott

New American Super Group Bermuda Triangle Makes Portland Debut at The Aladdin

Super Group Bermuda Triangle

Alabama Shakes vocalist/guitarist Brittany Howard launched her new side-project with Becca Mancari and Jesse Lafser, Bermuda Triangle, last summer. Since then, the Nashville trio released two tracks and are heading out onto the road with their form of harmonious Americana

Catfish Lou’s Celebrates First Year Anniversary

Norman Sylvester - A Phenomenal Concert

On Saturday, February 3, Catfish Lou’s, this year’s Muddy Award winner for venue of the year, will celebrate its first year anniversary and have decided to throw a party, so come out and enjoy the sounds of the Norman Sylvester

An Evening with Tinsley Ellis at Jack London Revue

Tinsley Ellis

Rolling Stone describes Tinsley Ellis as: “Feral blues guitar…non-stop gigging has sharpened his six-string to a razor’s edge…his eloquence dazzles…he achieves pyrotechnics that rival early Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton.” Ellis has traveled a million miles, and through that journey

The Mysti Krewe of Nimbus Presents The 8th Annual Portland Mardi Gras Ball.

Portland Mardi Gras Ball

Mysti Krewe of Nimbus will present the 8th Annual Portland Mardi Gras Ball — a costumed celebration of Louisiana Mardi Gras Culture and joie de vivre — on February 10 at the Tiffany Center’s Emerald Ballroom, 1410 SW Morrison St.

Guitar Hero Eric Johnson Returns to Portland

Eric Johnson

The guitar has been very good to Austin-based, Grammy Award winning musician Eric Johnson, earning him international renown as a player, composer, recording artist, and live entertainer as well as an ever-growing audience of admirers. And Eric Johnson has been

Steve Kerin’s Lundi Gras Celebration Comes to the Lake Theater

Steve Kerin’s Lundi Gras

Award winning Louisiana pianist Steve Kerin brings a time honored Mardi Gras tradition to Portland with a stellar musical lineup featuring Peter Dammann, Jennifer Smeija, Pete Moss, Tim Shaughnessy, and Everett Carlson! Lundi Gras is part of New Orleans’ Mardi