Best Self-Produced CD 2023

Cascade Blues Association
Best Self-Produced CD
2023 competition now open!

  1. Entries are now open for the best self-produced CD competition. The winner will represent the Cascade Blues Association in the International Blues Foundation Best Self-Produced CD competition 2023.
  2. The artist submitting the CD, or at least one member of the band, must be a Cascade Blues Association Member.
  3. Entry fee is $25. Payment can be made via check made out to ‘Cascade Blues Association’ and included with your entry, or made via PayPal to cascadebluescalendar@gmail.com
  4. Entries are open now and close on midnight September 25 2022. Entries may be mailed to: Cascade Blues Association Best Self-Produced CD, PO Box 6566, Portland OR 97228-6566
  5. Entries must include –
  • 7 copies of the CD
  • phone and email contact details for the entrant
  • Cascade Blues Association member number
  1. Eligible entries are those released between September 25, 2021 and September 25, 2022.
  2. Compilations are not eligible.
  3. A performer who has previously been nominated for a Blues Music Award (formerly WC Handy Award) shall not be eligible for this competition. A CD issued in the name of an otherwise eligible performer which also includes the contributions of a Blues Music Award nominee may be ineligible, depending on the extent of the contribution. Please contact the President directly to confirm eligibility.
  4. A CD on a record label that has previously been nominated for a Blues Music Award shall not be eligible for this competition.
July 2022 General Membership Meeting

July 2022
General Membership Meeting

Join us for the Cascade Blues Association member meeting at The Garages on July 6 at 6pm. After a huge festival weekend, we know you will need some more blues to help you recover. Please come and support our meeting and our artists, to keep the blues alive in Portland all year long. Opening act is the Shelly Rudolph Duo, followed by AC Porter Band. See you there!