Blues Event Calendar for Portland Oregon, and the surrounding areas.
The week's events
- Mar 8, '20March 8, 2020Steve CheseboroughBayou Boyz w/Dan BerkeryKevin Selfe Blues JamRobbie Laws Jam **Colin James
- Mar 9, '20March 9, 2020Trifecta - Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, Mary Kadderly
March 9, 2020 –Bayou Boyz with Jimmy Russell
- Mar 10, '20March 10, 2020Joseph Conrad Blues Jam w/Kenny Blue Ray & Michael Osborn
March 10, 2020 –Kim Field & the Perfect GentlemenLadies Night Out
- Mar 11, '20March 11, 2020Soul Cookin' w/Lloyd JonesDamn StraightDave Roberts Westside Blues Jam
March 11, 2020 –
Open Blues Jam 7pm - 11pm every Thursday.Kim Field & the Perfect Gentlemen
- Mar 12, '20March 12, 2020Dave Roberts Westside Blues Jam
March 12, 2020 –Sonny HessSteve CheseboroughSteve Kerin**Swing & Standards Jazz Band WilfsAC’s 2&4 Blues JamAnders OsborneBen Rice BandChad Rupp 1-4-5 Blues PartyEd Neumann & Friends w/Mark Shark
- Mar 13, '20March 13, 2020Mark Shark/Thad Beckman/Denny Bixby
March 13, 2020 –
$5Rae Gordon BandSister MercyThe Norman Sylvester BandBottleneck Blues BandHarvey Brindell & The Tablerockers
March 13, 2020 –Sugaray RayfordHarvey Brindell & The Tablerockers
March 13, 2020 –
- Mar 14, '20March 14, 2020Kevin Selfe DuoJT Wise Band
March 14, 2020 –
Join the JT Wise Band for a free show at the Grand Lodge Garage Door from 7-10pm. Americana, Rock and Blues. Originals and old faves. All Ages.Amanda Fish-CANCELEDRobbie Laws BandSonny Hess**Woodbrain
March 14, 2020 –Skyway Bar & GrillSBGZigzag, OR
WOODBRAIN's drummer is non other than the legendary Jimi Bott also originally from the SF Bay Area. Formerly of The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Rod Piazza & Mark Hummel, Jimi is one of the most recorded blues drummers in recent history appearing on an amazing number of more than 60 cds! BMA (Blues Music award) Award winner and CBA Muddy Award Winner for Blues Drummer of the year that now carries his name. Jimi brings blazing drive yet percussive sensitivity to WOODBRAIN's unique original sound. In a current interview Jimi was quoted saying..
"This band is threatening to be THE MOST DYNAMIC BAND I will ever play with!"
Holding the bass chair is the original Q Head, Jason Honl. Formerly of Pieces & Big Mouth Bass and the only native Portlander in the group Jason is by far the most schooled musician in the band. While assembling mellifluous, flowing lines with the mastery of a seasoned Jazz elder he can also seemingly Channel Jack Bruce, Bob Glaub and Noel Redding simultaneously, never losing site of the given songs origin. In recent interview Jason said, his signature Shoeless stage presence is more than just for comfort but rather ...keeps me grounded in the relentless waves of improve that are crashing through my mind and across the stage!
Portland harmonica player David Lipkind is a St. Louis , Mo. born and bred third generation harp blower. Lipkind is one of the most in-demand players in the area, and is known as a versatile, musical, exciting player. Lipkind has recorded with many Pacific Northwest artists and bands as a guest soloist, including rock icons the Supersuckers, Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormans, folk singers David Rea and Darrin Craig (Jackstraw), indie rock heroes the Decemberists, Americana bands Spigot and Drunken Prayer, bluesman Mark Lemhouse and Hillstomp, among others. Lipkind was also a longtime member of legendary rock band I Can Lick any Son of a Bitch in the House.
Join the band for this evenings festivities is Doug Rowell. Doug is a native of Portland, Oregon. He began his musical career at 19 when he joined a traveling band and toured the western United States. Over the years Doug has fronted his own band and has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with a wide array of artists including BB King, Elvin Bishop, Savoy Brown, Pat Travers, Nels Lofgren, Nazereth, BTO, Randy Hanson, Bugs Henderson, Margo Tufo, The Switchmasters, DK Stewart, Renato Caranto, Robbie Laws, Jim Mesi, Lisa Mann, Karen Lovely among many others. In 2013 Doug was recognized by The Westside Blues Association as “Guitar Slinger of the Year” and has been nominated by the Cascade Blues Association in the “Electric Guitar” category for the past 5 years in a row.Sportin' Lifers