Category: Journey to Memphis

Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys Take Home J2M Honors

Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys

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

IBC Fundraiser for Johnny Wheels & The Swamp Donkeys

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys

The first of what will most likely be several fundraisers to help send the Cascade Blues Association’s acts to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge will be held at Mekong Bistro on Sunday, August 25. An all-star event to assist

Journey To Memphis Finalists To Move On To The Waterfront

2019 Journey To Memphis

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

East Portland Eagles Lodge to Host 2019 Journey To Memphis Competition

2019 Journey To Memphis

The 2019 Cascade Blues Association Journey To Memphis competition will take place over the weekend of Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11. Eighteen acts will face off for the right to represent the Cascade Blues Association and the region

2019 Journey To Memphis Applications Due April 3

2019 Journey To Memphis

If you want to participate in this year’s Journey To Memphis competition for the chance to represent the Cascade Blues Association and the region at the 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, you must submit your application packets no later

CBA Accepting Applications For 2019 Journey To Memphis Competition.

2019 Journey To Memphis

The Journey To Memphis is the Cascade Blues Association’s regional competition to select the acts that will represent our organization and region at the 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Up to 250 acts from around the world converge

Applications Now Being Accepted For 2019 Journey To Memphis

The Journey To Memphis is the Cascade Blues Association’s regional competition to select the acts that will represent our organization and region in 2020’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Up to 250 acts from around the world converge on

Ben Rice All Star IBC Fundraiser Slated for Catfish Lou’s

On January 20, help the CBA’s Journey To Memphis winner Ben Rice make his way to the International Blues Challenge at the end of the month by attending an all-star extravaganza of some of Portland’s most amazing talent. This all

The Blue Diamond Hosts Fenix Project’s International Blues Challenge Fundraiser

Fenix Project

The Fenix Project will represent The Cascade Blues Association at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis this month. A dynamic, soulful rhythm and blues band led by saxophonist/vocalist Fenix Sanders, the band has held court in Portland’s most venerable juke

Portland Blues Cruise to Feature the Journey to Memphis All Stars

Portland Spirit of Portland Blues Cruise

Join the Rae Gordon Band on October 6 for the biggest party and Fall Floating Fundraiser of the year! Once again, Rae and the guys will be hosting a Willamette River party on The Portland Spirit, featuring the acts who