Cascade Blues Association 2022 Holiday Party

Cascade Blues Association
2022 Holiday Party – now POSTPONED until January

Due to inclement weather on December 4th, we’re scrambling to make sure everyone knows we WON’T be at the Moose Lodge later today as expected!

Stay tuned as we work to reschedule the event to January.

The next membership meeting will be January 11 2023 at 6 pm at Catfish Lou’s.

November 2022 General Member Meeting

November 2022
General 
Membership Meeting

The Cascade Blues Association monthly member meeting has a new home! Join us on Wednesday, November 2nd at 6 pm in the back room at Catfish Lou’s, 6540 SW Fallbrook Pl, Beaverton, OR 97008. Our association has a long history with this venue and many of our members will recall good times at their previous location in Portland’s industrial district. The meeting this month will feature two bands – Blues Music Award winner Lisa Mann Trio and our 2023 International Blues Challenge representatives the TJ Wong Trio.

Immediately following the meeting, take a few steps down the hall to the front bar and join in Marty Henninger’s weekly Marty & The Murder Hornets jam. Our members asked for a location more central to Portland and the board listened, so please show your support to our hosts and artists by stopping in. As always, entry is free for members and $5 for non-members.

October 2022 General Membership Meeting

October 2022
General Membership Meeting

Join us Wednesday October 5 for the Cascade Blues Association member meeting at The Garages, Lake Oswego, starting 6pm. Kicking off the night we have our solo act The Electric Brit. Following that you’ll be in harmonica heaven with this month’s band Rich Layton and Tough Town as they wow us with their Texas roadhouse sound. Entry is free for members and $5 for non-members.

September 2022 General Membership Meeting

Don’t miss the Cascade Blues Association monthly member meeting at the Garages, held at 6 pm on the first Wednesday of the month, September 7th. Entry is free for members and $5 for non-members. Join us for dancing, drinking, food, and fun. Everyone has a chance to win in the raffle sponsored by Music Millennium. September 7 features The Bus Kings duo to open the show. If you don’t know who Josa and Pounds are, you’re going to love this sensational duo. Maybe they’ll give us a few tips on #vanlife too. Our headliner is the Norman Sylvester band, fan favorites for many years. It’s a great line-up and we hope you’ll be there.

August 2022 General Membership Meeting

August 2022
General Membership Meeting

Wednesday August 3

Join us for our monthly member meeting at The Garages, Lake Oswego from 6pm on Wednesday August 3. This time around we feature solo act Mick Schaefer, whose debut album was recently released on LIAB records. Then it’s local favorite, Muddy award winner and VizzTone artist Kevin Selfe to close the night. Admission is free for CBA members and $5 for non-members. There will be a raffle as always with awesome musical prizes donated by Music Millennium. If you’re a musician, be sure to bring your instrument, because the Timmer Blakely jam starts right after our meeting wraps up.

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!

May 2022 General Membership Meeting

May 2022
General Membership Meeting

Wednesday May 4th, 6pm -7:30pm

AT THE GARAGES, 17880 SW MCEWAN RD, LAKE OSWEGO

The next Cascade Blues Association member meeting will be held At The Garages, Lake Oswego on May 4 at 6pm. The opening act is piano man Steve Kerin, who will be full of inspiration after a trip to the New Orleans Jazz Festival before he entertains us in PDX. Closing the show is the Myrtle Brown band with some blues and soul. Another lineup not to be missed! We hope to see you there.

May the forth be with you.

April 2022 General Membership Meeting

April 2022
General Membership Meeting

Wednesday April 6yh, 6pm -7:30pm

AT THE GARAGES, 17880 SW MCEWAN RD, LAKE OSWEGO

Join us for our next member meeting, April 6, 6pm, At The Garages, 17880 SW McEwan Rd, Lake Oswego. Entry is free for CBA members and $5 for the general public. Remember this venue is all ages, so you can bring the whole family. Enjoy two great musical acts, and a raffle with CD prizes courtesy of Terry Currier from Music Millennium.

Opening act this month is Josh Makosky, one of our favorite young face-melting guitarists. The band is Tall Static, featuring Pat McDougall, Whit Draper, Jim Solberg and Ed Pierce. Tall Static had to cancel a prior member meeting due to illness, so it’s great we were able to accommodate them. Celebrate losing your mask, and come show us your smiling face.

March 2022 General Membership Meeting

March 2022
General Membership Meeting

Wednesday March 2nd, 6pm -7:30pm

AT THE GARAGES, 17880 SW MCEWAN RD, LAKE OSWEGO

Welcome to the new home for the Cascade Blues Association monthly member meeting At The Garages, Lake Oswego. We are excited to secure a venue that will allow our under-21 members to attend. This month we feature LaRhonda Steele as our opening acoustic act and Sugar Roots as our band. LaRhonda is a longtime CBA favorite, and Sugar Roots are our International Blues Challenge representatives for 2022. Eat, drink, dance, listen and enjoy!

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CBA Members get in free, Non-members $5
Start time: 6pm
All ages welcome
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THE GARAGES COVID-19 POLICY:
The venue now requires all customers, performers and staff to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours before entering the Garages, to provide proof of COVID-19 immunization (at least two weeks after final dose) with an appropriate ID matching the name on your documentation.

Acceptable as proof of vaccination:
CDC-issued vaccination card including the name of the person vaccinated, the type of vaccination provided and the date that the last dose was administered, digital photo of a CDC-issued vaccination card stored on a phone or electronic device, or printed photo of a CDC-issued vaccination card.

Acceptable as proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR Test:
Digital or printed photo of negative COVID-19 PCR test results that includes the name of the customer or performer.

 

PLEASE NOTE:
These confirmations will apply to all members of your party before they are allowed to enter the Spare Room.

Free COVID-19 testing in your area may be found by resources from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Masks, face coverings or face shields are currently required in all indoor spaces in Oregon, regardless of vaccination status, unless seated at a table. Converging studies show that wearing a mask can help protect both us and the people around us from spreading and catching COVID-19. It’s an empowering way for each of us to protect our communities, our families, and ourselves.

Entry requirements are subject to change.

Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding!

 

February 2022
General Membership Meeting

The Cascade Blues Association is holding its membership meeting at the Garages, 17880 SW McEwan Rd, Lake Oswego resuming the standard format of spotlighting two different acts in one evening. In February we’ll have the Groovetramps getting the party started, followed by the Kenny Lavitz Band for the second set.

Groovetramps:

The CBA welcomes the Groovetramps down from Seattle. Melanie Owen rocks both bass & vocals, and Joseph Barton wields guitar & vocal as well.

It has been said that Melanie has the voice of a finely tuned Volkswagen, and that Joseph plays guitar like he’s fighting off a bear. Let’s us be the judge of that, okay? Their show is humorous and honest, bringing originals and their favorites with a deep respect for the blues and its origins.

Kenny Lavitz Band:

Kenny is a gifted artist and rhythmic explorer who blurs the lines between jazz, rock and blues. Along with his compelling original songwriting and sublime vocals, Kenny produces a distinctive sound entirely his own.

He’s backed up on stage by his band: Jeff Langston (bass), Ben Partain (keys) and Scott Van Dusen (drums). Surely to be a treat!

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CBA Members get in free, Non-members $5
Start time: 6pm
All ages welcome
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THE GARAGES COVID-19 POLICY:
The venue now requires all customers, performers and staff to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours before entering the Garages, to provide proof of COVID-19 immunization (at least two weeks after final dose) with an appropriate ID matching the name on your documentation.

Acceptable as proof of vaccination:
CDC-issued vaccination card including the name of the person vaccinated, the type of vaccination provided and the date that the last dose was administered, digital photo of a CDC-issued vaccination card stored on a phone or electronic device, or printed photo of a CDC-issued vaccination card.

Acceptable as proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR Test:
Digital or printed photo of negative COVID-19 PCR test results that includes the name of the customer or performer.

 

PLEASE NOTE:
These confirmations will apply to all members of your party before they are allowed to enter the Spare Room.

Free COVID-19 testing in your area may be found by resources from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

Masks, face coverings or face shields are currently required in all indoor spaces in Oregon, regardless of vaccination status, unless seated at a table. Converging studies show that wearing a mask can help protect both us and the people around us from spreading and catching COVID-19. It’s an empowering way for each of us to protect our communities, our families, and ourselves.

Entry requirements are subject to change.

Thanks in advance for your patience and understanding!