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Sunday wilde’s – Peace in Trouble

Sunday wilde’s Peace in Trouble, A West Coast Collaboration By Marie Walters & Sunday wilde Last month saw the launch of Sunday wilde’s ninth album, Peace in Trouble, featuring guest Harpdog Brown. And launch it most certainly did – to worldwide acclaim, hitting blues and roots charts across Canada, the U.S., the UK and Europe […]

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The Blue Diamond presents – That’s Nasty

The Blue Diamond presents – That’s Nasty Back by popular demand Dirty blues is a tradition that goes way back to the days of Jelly Roll Morton and Ma Rainey. It’s been kept alive over the years by Chitlin’ Circuit artists like Barbara Carr and Denise LaSalle. “That’s Nasty” continues this raunchy tradition by presenting dirty […]

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Artur Menezes – Fading Away

Artur Menezes Fading Away VizzTone Review by John Taylor Go ahead. Call it rock if you like. But despite its raw edge, Artur Menezes’ fifth album, “Fading Away,” is authentic, bare-knuckled, indie blues at its core. The all-original album’s murky tones and dark themes are in the tradition of a long line of blues masters. […]

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Curtis Salgado – Damage Control

Curtis Salgado Damage Control Alligator Records Review by Randy Murphy When I first began to listen to Curtis Salgado’s new release, “Damage Control,” it only took a couple of bars from Jim Pugh’s stout piano and Mike Finnigan’s sparkling organ to hook me completely. I hear a lot of new music, but during the last […]

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April 2021 New Music Releases

April 2021 New Music Releases There is so much good music out there. To help sort through it, we recommend starting here. Alex Maryol – In The Meantime (Self Release) Artur Menezes — Fading Away (VizzTone) Cousin Harley – Let’s Go! (Little Pig Records) Curtis Salgado – Damage Control (Alligator) ElectroBluesSociety – ElectroBluesSociety featuring Boo […]

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April 7th Member Drawings – How to WIN!!!

April 7th Member Drawings – How to WIN!!! If you are a current CBA member, we are offering you a chance to win prizes during the “Virtual CBA Membership Meeting/Livestream” This month, in addition to our usual CD give-a-way, you can also win a table for 4 for the Sonny Hess Trio show at Artichoke […]

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CBA Membership Meeting Livestream with Jody Carroll

CASCADE BLUES ASSOCIATION / ARTICHOKE MUSIC PRESENT Livestream with Jody Carroll WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7th, 7:00 PM, LIVE FEED ON ARTICHOKE MUSIC’S LIVE FACEBOOK FEED. For our monthly blues performance, the Cascade Blues Association and Artichoke Music present Jody Carroll, a blues and roots performer and songwriter who effortlessly creates bold interpretations of old blues and American […]

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Ramblings On My Mind – April 2021

Ramblings On My Mind by Shelley Garrett, Vice-President Cascade Blues Association FUCK CANCER!! As many of you know, the reason I’m writing this article is that CBA President Greg Johnson has been diagnosed with cancer.  While not much is known yet about treatment options or potential surgery, it’s a given that both Greg & Cherie, […]