Blues Event Calendar for Portland Oregon, and the surrounding areas.
The week's events
- Jan 5, '20January 5, 2020Steve CheseboroughBayou Boyz with Dan BerkeryKevin Selfe Blues JamMark Hummel’s Harmonica Blowout 2020 (Magic Dick/Jerry Portnoy/Lee Oskar) Duke Robillard
January 5, 2020 –Suburban Slim Blues Jam
- Jan 6, '20January 6, 2020Curtis Salgado/Alan Hager Duo
January 6, 2020 –Bottleneck Blues BandSuperstars of Harp! Magic Dick, Lee Oskar, Jerry Portino - Moderated by Mark Hummel
January 6, 2020 –
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 hits plus created Wammer Jammer!! LEE OSKAR-formed the famed rock-soul band with Eric Burdon that recorded hits like CISCO KID ,WORLD IS A GHETTO ,SLIPPING INTO DARKNESS, LOWRIDER & many more. Lee owns Lee Oskar Harmonicas. JERRY PORTNOY-played in Muddy Waters Band for years plus four years with Eric Clapton. Portnoy has played Madison Square Garden, Royal Albert Hall & the White House! Jerry is on three Clapton Grammy winning records. Mark Hummel, Grammy nominated blues harp legend is the evenings moderator and will interview the guests.
This will be a moderated workshop with question & answer, harp tips, a minimum of instruction & songs by each artist with accompaniment by Bob Welsh On piano & guitar ( Elvin Bishop, Charlie Musselwhite)"Superstars of Harp Workshop" with Lee Oskar, Jerry Portnoy, and Magic Dick
January 6, 2020 –
Superstars of Harp Workshop with Lee Oskar, Jerry Portnoy, and Magic Dick
Here’s a once in a lifetime chance to meet with and talk to these superstar harp blowers about their careers and the ins and outs of harmonica playing: Magic Dick, famed harp man of the J Geils Band, who played on their biggest hits and created the harp masterpiece “Whammer Jammer,” Lee Oskar, formed the famed rock-soul band War with Eric Burdon that recorded hits like “Cisco Kid,” “The World Is A Ghetto,” “Slipping Into Darkness,” “Lowrider” and many more, and who also owns Lee Oskar Harmonicas and Jerry Portnoy who played in Muddy Waters Band for years, spent four years performing with Eric Clapton, and who’s played such venues as Madison Square Garden, Royal Albert Hall, and The White House.
Mark Hummel, Grammy nominated blues harp legend will be the evenings moderator and will interview the guests. This will be a moderated workshop with question and answer session, harp tips, a minimum of instruction and songs by each artist with accompaniment by Bob Welsh (Charlie Musselwhite and Elvin Bishop bands) on piano & guitar.
Artichoke Music, 2007 SE Powell Blvd., Monday, January 6, 7:00. $65.00 Artichokemusic.orgBayou Boyz with Jimmy Russell
- Jan 7, '20January 7, 2020Curtis Salgado/Alan Hager Duo
January 7, 2020 –
Second show added due to popular demand!
All sales final. No refunds or exchanges allowed. No wait list for sold out shows. Tickets available online until 4 pm day of the show.Joseph Conrad Blues Jam w/Mitch Kashmar & Vyasa Dodson
January 7, 2020 –
- Jan 8, '20January 8, 2020Billy D & The Hoodoos
January 8, 2020 –CBA MEMBERSHIP MEETING **Jenny Moriarity Experience/Generation Headstrong
January 8, 2020 –Eagles Lodge (SE 49th & Hawthorne)4904 SE Hawthorne BlvdELHWPortland, OR 97215Damn StraightDave Roberts Westside Blues Jam
January 8, 2020 –
Open Blues Jam 7pm - 11pm every Thursday.Bayou Boyz with Jimmy RussellFenix Rising
- Jan 9, '20January 9, 2020Lloyd JonesDave Roberts Westside Blues Jam
January 9, 2020 –Steve CheseboroughAC’s 2 & 4 Blues JamBen Rice Band with Marina CrouseChad Rupp 1-4-5 Blues PartyEd Neumann & Friends w/Jason JT Thomas
January 9, 2020 –
- Jan 10, '20January 10, 2020Rae Gordon BandHammerhead Hustlers
- Jan 11, '20January 11, 2020Ben Rice BandBottleneck Blues BandKim Field & the Perfect GentlemenThe CapacitorsThe Strange TonesCedric BurnsideLenanne Sylvester/Doug Rowell lead the Norman Sylvester Band
January 11, 2020 –Lisa Mann & Jason ThomasRae Gordon BandHarvey Brindell & The TablerockersJoanne Broh Band