Month: June 2018

What’s on Tap for July’s General Membership Meeting . . .

What’s on Tap for October’s General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, July 11 – 7:00 pm Catfish Lou’s, 2460 NW 24th Ave, Portland Members always Free – Non-Members $5.00 (Members please show your current cards at the door) First Acoustic Set – Mojo Holler Second Electric Set – Hudson Rocket

New Music To Note – July 2018

New Music - February 2019

Here’s a list of new music received at the CBA office, purchased personally or listened to this past month. Blind Lemon Pledge – Evangeline (OFEH Records) Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen – Break It Down (Quad-D Records) Grand Marquis

Michael Osborn

Michael Osborn - Hangin' On.

Hangin’ On Checkerboard Records Michael Osborn is certainly no stranger to the blues world. His guitar playing is impeccable. Not so hard to believe when you grow up with friends like the Ford Brothers (Robben, Mark, and Patrick), work with

The Proven Ones

The Proven Ones - Wild Again

Wild Again Roseleaf Records The Proven Ones are the new blues super group. Super Group? Now that is definitely an understatement. This cast of music greatness has no less than 40 individual Blues Music Award nominations between them (not to

First Annual Vernonia Springs Music Festival

Vernonia Springs Music Festival

Take a drive out to Vernonia for a special day of music on Saturday, July 7 for the first annual “Best of the NW” Vernonia Springs Music Festival. The all ages event will feature performances from Lloyd Jones, LMNOPDX, Reisch

The Nashville Cats – An Evening Of Songs & Stories

The Nashville Cats

The Nashville Cats is a one-off show featuring four of Portland’s treasured blues and roots singers and songwriters, all with ties to working in Nashville. John Bunzow, Jon Koonce, and Denny Bixby all lived in Nashville prior to returning to

Bay Area Legends Lydia Pense & Cold Blood Plays at Jack London Revue

Lydia Pense and Cold Blood

After debuting in the late 1960s, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood became one of the signature high-energy bands of the San Francisco Bay area. Along with Tower of Power, Cold Blood pioneered the brass heavy funk-rock sound, which came to

Los Lonely Boys Schedule Two Oregon Shows

Los Lonely Boys

Los Lonely Boys are an American Chicano rock power trio from San Angelo, Texas. They play a style of music they call “Texican Rock n’ Roll,” combining elements of rock and roll, Texas blues, brown-eyed soul, country, and Tejano. Lots

38th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival Scheduled for July

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

The Jazz Society’s Cathedral Park Jazz Festival is free, open to the public, and held over three days in mid-July at Cathedral Park under the St. Johns Bridge in North Portland. Now in its 38th year, the festival is the

Guitars Under The Stars Music Festival Returns To Lebanon

Guitars Under The Stars Music Festival

Head on down to Lebanon, Oregon for four days worth of music celebrating the guitar with this year’s Guitars Under the Stars Music Festival. Over the course of a weekend there will be something for everybody, with a special focus