Category: Past PDX Blues Event

Benefit for Randy Monroe

Bassist Randy Monroe has long been a vital member of the Portland music community, working with funk and soul acts from the 1970s, Linda Hornbuckle for more than two decades and most recently with Bottleneck Blues Band. Recently he suffered …

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Superstars of Harp Workshop with Lee Oskar, Jerry Portnoy and Magic Dick

A once in a lifetime chance to meet & talk with these superstar harp blowers about the ins & outs of harmonica and their careers! Magic Dick, famed harp man of the J Geils Band who played on their biggest …

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Marina Crouse & The Ben Rice Band

Marina Crouse is one of the most notable talents on the San Francisco/Bay Area music scene. Her early classical training is reflected in her powerful and versatile vocal style that creates a genuine excitement in every performance. Blessed with an …

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Kim Field, Mitch Kashmar, Hank Shreve Harmonica Blowdown!

Harmonica ace Kim Field has pulled together a harmonica blowdown to end all harmonica blowdowns. He convinced two of the top blues harp masters on the planet–Mitch Kashmar and Hank Shreve–to take part, throwing himself in there in the bargain. Players …

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Eric McFadden Brings His Guitar Diversity to Dante’s

Guitar Player Magazine writes, “If San Francisco is home to anyone approaching the abilities of a modern Jimi Hendrix, it’s Eric McFadden.” In Review describes McFadden as: “Encompassing three decades of recording and performing live, McFadden has created his own …

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The King Louie Organ Trio Returns to The Lake

The Lake Theater was proud to host this all-star Portland trio’s debut CD release, “It’s About Time,” last April.  Since then, that recording has received rave reviews world-wide, including in top jazz magazines in the U.S. (Downbeat) and the UK …

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Eric Johnson – Classics: Past & Present Tour

Austin’s Eric Johnson has been traveling on a prolific odyssey over the course of more than four decades. Along the way, his creations have encompassed repertoire that cross pollinate genres which include rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new-age, classical …

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Cedric Burnside – North Mississippi Blues Legacy

The 39-year-old still lives on several acres not far from the Holly Springs, Mississippi, home where he was raised by “Big Daddy,” his grandfather, the late singer/songwriter/guitarist R.L. Burnside whom Cedric famously played with, just as his own father, drummer …

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Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Duo -Two Nights At The Lake

Multiple Blues Music Award winner Curtis Salgado is a Northwest icon with a reputation for his high-intensity performances and a repertoire inspired by his encyclopedic knowledge of soul, blues and R&B music. Guitarist Alan Hager has also long been renowned …

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Mark Hummel’s Harmonica Blowout 2020

Grammy nominated and Blues Music Award winning harmonica player and band leader Mark Hummel has been showcasing his extraordinary Harmonica Blowouts since 1981. They are always an event guaranteed to be first rate and not to miss. He consistently brings …

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