Category: Journey to Memphis

Portland Blues Cruise to Feature the Journey to Memphis All Stars

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 …

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Journey To Memphis Winners Selected

The finals for this year’s Journey to Memphis competition were held on July 4 at the Waterfront Blues Festival. Four strong acts, who had won the right to participate out of a field of fifteen original acts at Mekong Bistro …

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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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Shout Out to Volunteers!

Often the Cascade Blues Association holds events where we need extra hand on deck, and we greatly appreciated when our volunteers step forward to help us out. Thanks to the following individuals for their assistance for our Journey To Memphis …

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2018 Journey To Memphis Competition Scheduled for May

The 2018 Cascade Blues Association Journey To Memphis competition will take place at Mekong Bistro, 8200 NE Siskiyou Street, Portland over the weekend of Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. Fifteen acts will face off for the right to …

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Journey To Memphis Update — Application Deadline April 4, New Venue

The first round of the 2018 Journey To Memphis competition will be held on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 at Mekong Bistro, 8200 NE Siskiyou Street in Portland. The CBA will hold the event earlier this year to …

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Journey To Memphis Dates Set for 2018

The 2018 Journey To Memphis first round will be held on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 at The Garages Music & Event Center, 4800 SW Western Avenue in Beaverton. We will be holding the event earlier this year …

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Applications Now Being Accepted For 2018 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 2019’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Up to 250 acts from around the world converge on …

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Journey To Memphis All-Stars – IBC Fundraising Concert

Here is a great opportunity to help support our local acts representing the Cascade Blues Association at the 2018 International Blues Challenge. Travelling to Memphis is not inexpensive and every cent counts to assist in getting our musicians to Tennessee. …

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Journey to Memphis Finals

Portland, OR July 4, 2017 The Cascade Blues Association Journey to Memphis final competition was held on the final day of this year’s Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival. The finals started early, so it meant an early trip to the waterfront. …

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