Author: Wendy Schumer

Lake Theater Hosts Sugar & Spice – A Holiday Treat with LaRhonda Steele & Julie Amici

Every year around Christmas, Music Mondays presents a Holiday Showcase. This year they are bringing back some of their favorites for “Sugar & Spice, A Holiday Treat.” This show will feature LaRhonda Steele and Julie Amici backed by an All-Star …

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New Years Eve Offers Many Musical Options to Please Blues Fans

Looking for somewhere to go on December 31 to hear great blues music while celebrating the New Year? Well, here is a list of events that just might just do the trick. The 7th annual Governor’s Ball returns for “a …

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30th Annual Muddy Awards Held in Spectacular New Fashion

The 30th annual Muddy Awards took on a new venue, new format and an old look for the actual award, and it all came across in spectacular fashion. Now including multiple short showcases featuring nominated acts, everything fell in line …

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Party with The California Honeydrops

The California Honeydrops have a reputation as being among the most exciting and dynamic live bands on the planet. With unrelenting energy and a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical styles, genres and idioms, the Honeydrops have spent a decade playing everywhere …

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Curing the Christmas Blues Toys for Tots holiday program

Mekong Bistro is a sponsor for the Toys for Tots holiday program and will be hosting an all-star evening of music to help bring joy to children who may otherwise go without. Performing at this showcase will be Karen Lovely, …

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Tommy Emmanuel – Guitar Players’ Guitarist

Tommy Emmanuel, widely acknowledged as the international master of the solo acoustic guitar, has achieved enough musical milestones to satisfy several lifetimes. Or at least they would if he was the kind of artist who was ever satisfied. At the …

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NW Women Rhythm & Blues Christmas Concerts

Sonny Hess and the NW Women Rhythm & Blues return for the twentieth year of Christmas performances aimed at assisting The Candlelighters with efforts to help children with cancer. As a cancer survivor herself, this has always been something close …

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Rose City Blues Offers Three Days of Dancing & Blues History

Rose City Blues is Portland’s annual weekend of Blues music and dance, hosted by the Portland Blues & Jazz Dance Society. With over 20 hours of music and two days of workshops, Rose City Blues is the perfect place to …

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Sean Rowe – Raw and Powerful Blues-Folk from Upstate New York Songwriter

Singer and songwriter Sean Rowe’s rather astonishing singing voice evokes the sound of the ages. His big rumbling baritone bears traces of John Lee Hooker, Greg Brown, Wilson Pickett, and others, though it is utterly unaffected. Rowe hails from Troy, …

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Canadian Blues Legend Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band Return to Town

Canada’s Classic Bluesman, Harpdog Brown is on the road again and he’s bringing his hot new band The Uptown Blues Band back to Music Monday’s! Harpdog Brown has grown a reputation as a real-deal purveyor of classic electric blues. Think …

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