Category: Cascade Blues Announcement

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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CBA Sponsors Two Speical Artists at the Waterfront Blues Festival

  The Cascade Blues Association is proud to sponsor the appearances of Shemekia Copeland and Vanessa Collier at this year’s Waterfront Blues Festival. Funds for this were made possible from a generous donation to the CBA from the William Schauer …

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June General Membership Meeting

What a terrific turn-out we had for our initial General Membership Meeting at The Eagles last month — so many people we have not seen for a long time and many first timers, too. Bringing music back to inner South …

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Journey To Memphis Finalists To Move On To The Waterfront

On May 10 and 11, the Cascade Blues Association hosted its first round of Journey To Memphis contestants vying to travel to Memphis to participate in the International Blues Challenge. Sixteen acts played twenty minutes each before three judges who …

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Menucha Blues In The Gorge Workshops 2019

Immerse yourself in a long weekend of classes and jams with four world class blues players and teachers. During your stay, take up to 12 classes, enjoy exceptional meals, and in your free time explore the Columbia River Gorge National …

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2019 Waterfront Blues Festival Preview

By Don Campbell By all accounts, last year’s Waterfront Blues Festival was a smash – another beautiful Fourth of July weekend run along the Willamette River. What many don’t know is the underlying turmoil that nearly closed the gates for …

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Volunteers Needed for the Waterfront Blues Festival

It’s again time to volunteer for this year’s Waterfront Blues Festival, July 4-7. Many of you volunteer year after year, and we appreciate your dedication to the CBA and the festival. If you’d like to join us again this year, …

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Many Opportunities for CBA Volunteers to Join Committees are Available

Many Opportunities for CBA Volunteers to better serve our community and plan upcoming events, the CBA is forming some new committees. If one of these committees piques your interest and you think you might like to volunteer for it, contact …

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The Big Legrowlski to Host Guitarist Carvin Jones in May

Buddy Miles called Carvin Jones “The New King of Strings,” and The Cascade Blues Association is proud to announce Jones’ first appearance in Portland at The Big Legrowlski. Guitarist magazine ranked Jones as one of the top fifty blues guitarists …

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