Month: May 2018

NW Blues All Stars In Hood River

As the summer weather warms up, check out calendars for shows taking place in various locations around the Northwest. There’s always something happening. On Saturday, June 9, radio personality and show producer Squrl will be bringing a fabulous collection of

Gorge Blues & Brews Festival Celebrates 25 Years

Gorge Blues & Brews Festival

Stevenson, Washington’s Gorge Blues & Brews Festival will be celebrating its silver anniversary on Saturday, June 23 with a full day of sensational Northwest blues artists. There will be sixteen craft breweries, several regional wineries, and many food vendors on

Danielle Nicole Books Two Oregon Shows

Danielle Nicole

Founding member, lead singer, and bass player of Kansas City blues-rock band Trampled Under Foot, Danielle Nicole stepped out on her own as a solo artist in 2015. Nicole’s distinctive, inventive bass work — which resulted in her becoming the

Muddy Waters Tribute, Fo’ Trains Runnin’

Fo’ Trains Runnin’ is a Muddy Waters Tribute show starring four internationally acclaimed blues musicians who relish in the performance of old school traditional blues. Featuring the songs of Muddy Waters and his influences performed in their original style, This

Luke Winslow-King Brings a New Orleans Flavor to Portland

New Orleans Bluesman Luke Winslow-King

Luke Winslow-King is a New Orleans-based guitarist, singer, composer, producer, and songwriter. His work is an eclectic mix that combines Mississippi delta blues, folk music, traditional jazz, and roots rock & roll. His alchemical songs blend contemporary ideas with styles

Band Stand – June 2018

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

Steve Cheseborough Hey Folks! If you have any interest in learning to play blues harp or guitar (or improving the skills you already have), consider the summer classes I’m offering through Artichoke Music. Both meet on Monday evenings beginning June

Beth Hart

Beth Hart - Front And Center Live From New York

Front And Center Live From New York Provogue Front and Center is a live performance television series on Public Broadcasting that features some of the top artists of the day. Recently Beth Hart recorded an episode for the show at

Norman Sylvester presents “A Phenomenal Concert – The Journey of Blues and Gospel in America”

Norman Sylvester - A Phenomenal Concert

A Phenomenal Concert returns on June 29 to the Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta Street. This show will focus on the phenomenal journey of blues and gospel in America. Music from the cradle of birth in Africa, the cotton

Curtis Salgado Wins At Blues Music Awards

10th Annual Blues Build Benefit

The thirty-ninth annual Blues Music Awards honoring blues musicians and recordings in 26 categories were held in Memphis, TN, last month. Portland’s own Curtis Salgado was once again awarded the BMA for Soul Vocalist, his ninth BMA award and seventeenth

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters and Lucinda Williams Schedule Show At Edgefield

Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters

McMenamin’s Edgefield Concert Series presents an amazing night with two amazing acts. Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters are joined by Lucinda Williams for a premier double header line-up on Tuesday, June 26, starting at 6:30 pm. The Los