Category: Cascade Blues Announcement

CBA Holiday Party

Join the Cascade Blues Association for our annual Holiday Party, again returning to the East Portland Moose Lodge. The doors open at noon, with performances throughout the day — The JT Wise Band, Gerle Haggard, Timothy James and Tave Fasce …

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2020 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entry Deadline October 2

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 …

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Blues Blast Awards Honors Ben Rice

Congratulations to Ben Rice for being named the 2019 recipient of the Sean Costello Rising Star Award from the Blues Blast Awards. It is hard for us to believe that Ben is a “rising star” as he has been such …

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CBA Autographed Guitar Winner – Lina!!

The CBA extends its congratulations to Lina, the winner of this year’s CBA autographed guitar. Multiple signatures from some of the blues world’s renowned musicians adorned the guitar, which the CBA offered in a raffle at the Waterfront Blues Festival …

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2020 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

Since 2005, The Blues Foundation has annually held a competition to recognize excellence in independent blues recordings. The 2020 Best Self-Produced CD competition is open to affiliated blues societies from around the world to submit one entry each, preferably selected …

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September General Membership Meeting

It may be September, but the summer heat is a long way from being over. Especially when it comes to blues performances in Portland and its region. That’ll certainly be true for the September Cascade Blues Association General Membership Meeting. …

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Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys Take Home J2M Honors

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 …

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2020 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

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 …

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Thank You Waterfront Blues Festival 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 …

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August’s General Membership Meeting

The summer is in full swing and the Cascade Blues Association has been present at a number of happenings all over the city this year. One spot that you can always count on us being at is our own monthly …

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