Category: Journey to Memphis

2020 Journey To Memphis Application Deadline April 7

The Journey To Memphis is the Cascade Blues Association’s regional competition to select the acts that will represent our organization and region in 2021’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Up to 250 acts from around the world converge on …

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Applications Now Being Accepted For 2020 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 2021’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Up to 250 acts from around the world converge on …

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Memphis Recap – 2020 International Blues Challenge  

By Marie Walters This rookie’s first Journey To Memphis was a whirlwind of preparation, travel, showcases, jams, performances, and eateries — all topped off with lack of sleep. I was lucky to be traveling with IBC ‘veterans’ so I had …

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Applications Now Being Accepted For 2020 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 2021’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Up to 250 acts from around the world converge on …

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Help Send Our Journey To Memphis Winners To Memphis

Here’s another fundraising opportunity to help send our Journey to Memphis winning acts to the International Blues Challenge in January — another sensational full day of music featuring all three of our representing acts: Johnny Wheels & the Swamp Donkeys, …

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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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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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IBC Fundraiser for Johnny Wheels & 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 …

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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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East Portland Eagles Lodge to Host 2019 Journey To Memphis Competition

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 …

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