Category: Cascade Blues Note

NEW!!! Check out the full January paper online!

Now you can actually read the entire paper online!!  It takes a little practice but here are some useful tips to be successful. click the bottom right corner with the little square to view the paper full screen. to enlarge …

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Settle Down Easy, Ramble On Rose

A Conversation with Rosebud Cafe Owner Don Zerr Missi Hasting Baker On nearly any given evening, the drive on Highway 30 from Portland to Scappoose is easy and fine. It travels like a Sunday driving road: First, the rail yard …

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Strong Entries for This Year’s Best Self-Produced CD Competition Selection

The deadline has passed and now all we need do is judge the entries for the Best Self-Produced CD Competition. The winning disc will be submitted to The Blues Foundation as the Cascade Blues Association’s entry this year to compete …

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Thank You Volunteers

The Cascade Blues Association often holds events or places merchandise booths at special events where we need an extra hand on deck, and we greatly appreciate when our volunteers step forward to help us out. Thanks to the following individuals …

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Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys recently competed in the finals for the 2018 Journey to Memphis. Although they didn’t win the competition, they  made their mark on the crowd at the Waterfront Blues Festival. Johnny describes their music as, …

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2019 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

Since 2005, The Blues Foundation has held an annual 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 Volunteers!!

Often the Cascade Blues Association holds events or places merchandise booths at special events where we need extra hand on deck, and we greatly appreciate when our volunteers step forward to help us out. Thanks to the following individuals for …

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Watch Out Memphis, Ben Rice is Headed Your Way!

They say third time is the charm, and that’s what Ben Rice is hoping. He won the privilege to represent the Cascade Blues Association (CBA) at the International Blues Challenge (IBC) for the third time. He was in Memphis for …

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The Second Annual CBA Member Concert @ the Crossings

WHERE: Columbia Crossings located at 515 N. E. Tomahawk Island Drive WHEN: August 5 – Noon – 6:00 pm, 2018 LINEUP: AC Porter & The Live Wires with special guest Jim Wallace, Martin Henry & Freedom Street Band, Patrick Stilwell …

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2019 Best Self-Produced CD Competition Entries Now Being Accepted

The Blues Foundation has annually held a competition to recognize excellence in independent blues recordings since 2005. 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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