PORTLAND, OR – On Wednesday, November 5, one of the biggest events of the year in Portland’s blues community, the Muddy Awards, will honor outstanding achievements over the past year by musicians, venues, events and recordings in 22 categories. The annual event will be held at the Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder St, Portland, Oregon.
There will be three sets of live performances. Kicking the night off at 06:30pm will be the Cascade Blues Association’s winners of the 2014 Journey to Memphis band competition, the Rae Gordon Band. Midway through the night they will have a special acoustic set by the Journey to Memphis solo/duo winners, David Pinsky & Phil Newton. Then ending the night will be an all star line-up led by keyboardist Dave Fleschner, featuring the likes of Karen Lovely, Mary Flower, Andy Stokes, LaRhonda Steele, Alan Hager, Jim Wallace, Jimi Bott, Steve Kerin, Doug Rowell, Brian Foxworth, Mitch Kashmar, Dave Kahl, Brad Ulrich and many, many more!
The Muddy Awards are free for CBA members and only $5.00 for non-members. This is an all ages event. Come out and celebrate the best in blues in Portland.