Category: Past PDX Blues Event

Grammy Nominees The Record Company

The Record Company’s story is well-known: after gritting it out for years in bars and clubs, a trio of musicians join forces in LA, set up some microphones in a living room, and cut an album that turns the world

Heart 2 Heart Concert

On March 22, Oregon Music Hall of Fame inductee Louis “King Louie” Pain suffered a “widow- maker” heart attack while performing at a Pearl District gig. Louis and his wife Tracy (Soul Sisters Productions) have taken a major financial hit

Jamestown Revival – Texas Roots/Blues/Rock

Jamestown Revival

Since its debut in 2014, Jamestown Revival  has been building an extensive fan base through grass roots support and relentless touring, and has performed at iconic venues from the Ryman Auditorium to Red Rocks Amphitheater as well as festivals such

Shinyribs’ Eclectic Sounds at Dante’s


Shinyribs is the continuation of former Gourds band member Kevin Russell’s musical journey that began in Beaumont, TX when, at 14, he found his father’s guitar under his bed. The band is a river of country-soul, swamp-funk, and tickle. A

Roy Book Binder, Authentic Blues Troubadour

Roy Book Binder

Roy Book Binder has the goods: original, bare-knuckle, low-down blues. Who can say he was friends with the Rev. Gary Davis, Pink Anderson, and Robert Lockwood Jr. and toured with Arthur Big Boy Crudup, Hot Tuna, JJ Cale, and Bonnie

Mary Flower Celebrates New Release

Mary Flower

Portland guitarist and singer Mary Flower will celebrate the release of her new CD, Livin’ With The Blues Again, during a special engagement at the Secret Society ballroom. This marks her twelfth recording in a long and busy career. Livin’

Twenty-sixth Annual Gorge Blues & Brews Festival

Gorge Blues and Brews Festival

The Gorge Blues and Brews Festival returns to the Skamania County Fairgrounds for its Twenth-sixth year and will feature some of the best music of the Northwest along with sixteen craft breweries, regional wines, and fabulous food. Each admission includes

2019 Cider Summit PDX

2019 Cider Summit

2019 Cider Summit PDX returns for the ninth year celebrating the flavors from more than 150 ciders, cider cocktails, and apple spirits at the Fields Neighborhood Park in NW Portland’s Pearl District.  A souvenir glass and tasting tickets are included

The Bones Of JR Jones & Smith/MacKay All Day Double Headed Bill

The Bones Of JR Jones

Jonathan Robert Linaberry performs solo under the moniker The Bones Of JR Jones. As a one-man band he fuses a moody blend of soul, blues, roots, and Americana that sounds enormous on both record and in concert. “I listen to

Blues Rock Legend John Mayall Returns to The Aladdin

John Mayall

As “The Godfather of British Blues,” John Mayall has an impressive musical career that spans over 50 years. The English blues singer, pianist, harmonica player, guitarist, and songwriter founded the band, the Bluesbreakers in the 1960s, whose alumni include many