Mulino Blues Festival Benefit for Greg “Slim Lively” Johnson
Saturday, July 17, 1-7 p.m.
Minimum $10 donation requested
BYOB and chair
1-2 p.m. — Young Guns of the Blues (Ben Rice, Tevis Hodge, Timothy James, Justus Reece, Kivett Bednar)
3:30-4:30 — Josh Makosky Band
4:45-5:45 — Generation Headstrong
6-7 — All-Star Jam (Dover Weinberg, Timmer Blakely, Don Shultz, Franco Paletta, and surprise guests)
Dano’s Dogs will be on site and is donating all sales from the event to Greg’s GoFundMe:
Parking available on site.
Gates open at 12:30 p.m.
Fun info about how the Young Guns of the Blues got started: Greg’s wife Cherie originally put it together for Greg’s birthday celebration, but then they went on to play additional sold-out shows!
The Young Guns of the Blues are:
Ben Rice, multiple Blues Music Award winner and nominee, CBA Hall of Fame,
Kivett Bednar 2018 Willamette Week Best of Portland winner
Tevis Hodge Jr, traditional American music historian and recreator
Justus Reece, blues & jazz finger-stylist
Timothy James, singer songwriter, and youth representative for the CBA at the International Blues Challenge
Each musician has represented the Cascade Blues Association in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge over the years.