Category: Past PDX Blues Event

Rising Young Star Patrick Droney at The Old Church

Nashville-based blues musicians Patrick Droney was awarded the Robert Johnson Blues Foundation Star Award Recipient for 2006 as the country’s most promising blues musician, Steven Johnson, grandson of the legendary bluesman and Chief Operating Officer of the Foundation, hails – …

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Dustbowl Revival Brings An Eclectic Mix to Town

Based out of Venice, California, the Dustbowl Revival are a large string and brass ensemble whose colorful combination of swing, bluegrass, jazz, and Americana have earned them a national following. Bandleader and principal songwriter Zach Lupetin founded the core group …

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ZZ Ward Brings Her Modern Take On Blues Back to Portland

ZZ Ward didn’t have to look too far for inspiration on her second full-length album, 2017’s The Storm. Equally evocative of blues grit and hip-hop bounce, the Los Angeles-based vocal powerhouse and multi-instrumentalist leapt forward by taking a deeper look …

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A Valentines Day Tribute to Etta James Featuring Davi 

Dynamic and soulful vocalist Davi joins forces with some of Portland’s top-shelf musicians to showcase the blistering blues of the legendary Etta James. The tribute ensemble has Davi on lead vocals, Paul Stewart on bass, Dan Gildea on guitar, Michael …

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Marcia Ball & Sonny Landreth – Sensational Double Billed Show

There’s no question that Marcia Ball and Sonny Landreth are two of the world’s premier blues musicians, each possessing long and celebrated histories. Any show featuring either one is worth attending, but a show where they share a stage is …

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Eilen Jewell – Renowned Vocalist Returns

Crafting a unique style that mixes poetic ballads with swinging rockers, Eilen Jewell ranks among the best of those artists performing within the Americana genre today. As the reigning Queen of the Minor Key, Jewell leads a tight quartet who …

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Australian Artist CW Stoneking – Firmly Based in the Blues

C.W. Stoneking is an artist for whom ‘unexpected’ is probably the default setting. How else to describe such a fine purveyor of American roots music who also happens to be a towering, youthful-faced white Australian man? He surprises first-time listeners, …

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Heart2Heart Valentines Special

Celebrate your favorite Valentine this year by attending a special night featuring two of our region’s most beloved vocal collaborators as LaRhonda Steele and Julie Amici join forces to touch your hearts. These award-winning ladies will be backed by a …

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Something To Talk About – A Portland Bonnie Raitt Tribute, Two Nights

Bonnie Raitt not only infused the world with incredible music but also deeply inspired generations of performers and songwriters. She showed women they could rock with ferocity and proved to everyone that female players should be taken seriously. Simply put, …

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The Marcus King Band – El Dorado Tour

Led by a young artist who plays and sings with an impressive measure of seasoned maturity and passion, the Marcus King Band play a hearty mixture of soul, blues, rock, and jazz, with Marcus King fronting the group on lead vocals and guitar. King was born …

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