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PDX Blues Directory

We are currently working on a web version of the CBA Business Directory where You will be able to submit your Business as well as search the categories for the Blues Business that you need. Stay tuned It will be …

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Hollywood Theater to Screen Satan & Adam – Blues Duo Documentary

In 1986, harmonica player Adam Gussow asked if he could jam on the streets of Harlem with one-man-band Sterling “Mr. Satan” Magee. Amidst NYC’s racial tension, this Jewish Ivy League graduate and black Mississippi bluesman, Satan & Adam, made an …

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JJ Grey & Mofro Visits The Crystal Ballroom

From his days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling …

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Dave Keller – Every Soul’s A Star

Dave Keller Every Soul’s A Star Catfood Records   For several years now, I have been singing the praises of New England bluesman Dave Keller. An amazing guitarist and songwriter with a voice that drips pure soulful honey, every album …

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Ben Rice All Star IBC Fundraiser Slated for Catfish Lou’s

On January 20, help the CBA’s Journey To Memphis winner Ben Rice make his way to the International Blues Challenge at the end of the month by attending an all-star extravaganza of some of Portland’s most amazing talent. This all …

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Brett Benton

Live At Highway 99 Blues Club Country Blood Records Brett Benton left his home in Florida back in 2016, making his way across the country to perform his blues. He eventually landed in Seattle where over the past year he …

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The Mysti Krewe of Nimbus Presents The 8th Annual Portland Mardi Gras Ball.

Mysti Krewe of Nimbus will present the 8th Annual Portland Mardi Gras Ball — a costumed celebration of Louisiana Mardi Gras Culture and joie de vivre — on February 10 at the Tiffany Center’s Emerald Ballroom, 1410 SW Morrison St. …

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Acoustic Master Lightnin’ Wells Books Several Oregon Shows

North Carolina native Mike “Lightnin’” Wells uses a dynamic style he’s developed over his thirty years to breathe new life into the vintage tunes of early twentieth-century America. Wells learned the harmonica at an early age and then using blues …

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Just This One – Blues Musical Featuring the Music of Paul deLay Returns for Three Shows

The new blues musical Just This One, featuring two dozen songs by local hero Paul deLay, takes the stage for three performances at Michelle’s Piano Company this January 27-28. Featuring a cast filled by a Muddy Award-winning group, including LaRhonda …

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Two Opportunities To Catch Blues Music Award Nominee Sugaray Rayford

The Sugaray Rayford Band is made up of world-class musicians. Ralph Carter on bass, Gino Matteo on guitar, Leo Dombecki on keyboards, Lavelle Jones on drums, Allan Walker on sax, and Gary Bivona on trumpet. With the onstage prowess of …

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