Author: Greg Johnson

James Clem – Stuff You Gotta Watch – Dusty Dust Records

Stuff You Gotta Watch - Dusty Dust Records

Stuff You Gotta Watch Dusty Dust Records By Greg Johnson James Clem has a unique delivery that is always exciting and fun whether fingerpicking or performing on slide guitar or ukulele. On his latest release, Stuff You Gotta Watch, he

Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys Take Home J2M Honors

Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys

Every July means the Waterfront Blues Festival, and that means on the fourth the Cascade Blues Association holds its finals for the Journey to Memphis competition. This year found three bands competing for the title and the right to represent

2020 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

2020 Best Self-Produced CD Competition

Since 2005, The Blues Foundation has annually held a competition to recognize excellence in independent blues recordings. The Best Self-Produced CD competition is open to affiliated blues societies from around the world to submit one entry each, preferably selected by

Bandstand from Froggy

Bandstand - Bandstand from Froggy - Bandstand - Lloyd Jones

Louis and the Geezer are quite honored that the judges picked us to represent Cascade Blues in Memphis as your duo. We had to miss our opportunity to perform at the Waterfront this year ’cause we were bringing Blues Music

Thank You Waterfront Blues Festival Volunteers!!

Thank You Volunteers

Huge thanks to the following 2019 WBF CBA Merchandise Booth volunteers! Kurt Marion, Pat Oshea, Dan and Robbie Naser-Josue, Coila Ash, Terry Nolan, Gary Frogge, Sandie Wilkins, Cheryl Crosley, Rawleigh Pate, Bryan Olson, Jack and Karen Hamil, Robert Freeman, Shelly

Lloyd Jones celebrates Long Lost Live Recording

Lloyd Jones Lost Recording

Lloyd Jones recently discovered a cassette of a show that his band, The  Struggle, had recorded from 1995 at The Emperor’s Chambers. He liked the way that it sounded so much that he decided to have it copied onto CD,

Matt Andersen – Canadian Bluesman

Matt Andersen

A powerhouse performer with a giant, soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt Andersen has built a formidable following the old-fashioned way: Touring worldwide and letting his stunned audiences and new devotees spread the good word on his righteous tunes.

Soulmates at The Lake

Jay “Bird” Koder and Jarrod Lawson

A co-op of gifted composers and arrangers, including renowned local artists such as Jay “Bird” Koder and Jarrod Lawson, take the listener on a journey of musical twists and turns, breathing new life into some classic themes and breaking ground

IBC Fundraiser for Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys

The first of what will most likely be several fundraisers to help send the Cascade Blues Association’s acts to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge will be held at Mekong Bistro on Sunday, August 25. An all-star event to assist

Patrick Stilwell CD Release Party

Patrick Stilwell CD Release

Join Patrick Stilwell and friends as he celebrates the release of his long-awaited recording, Tales From The Riverside. Stilwell is a quadruple threat as he plays not only mean guitar and sings, but also offers numbers on the electric violin.