THE REAL COMEDY SPOT - FREE - 9pm
Featuring: The Real HyJinx
An All-Star Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing
WED OCT 1st - MARIA MULDAUR - $20 - 8pm
Advance tickets available on tickettomato.com
One Night Only!
$20 Cover - Cascade Blues Association members get $1 off at the door
Advance tix: MARIA MULDAUR 'Live at Duff's Garage' :: Ticket Tomato
Maria Muldaur - 'Midnight at the Oasis' 1974
Maria Muldaur - 'Cajun Moon'
2014 marks 40 years since Maria Muldaur's big hit “Midnight at the Oasis” was riding at the top of the charts. To celebrate this landmark, Maria has created a multi-media retrospective 'Way Past Midnight' , which chronicles her 50 year journey “to the Oasis and Beyond”. This special presentation features all her hits and fan faves from every stage of her career, as well as fascinating, entertaining, (often humorous!) stories of her personal encounters, friendships, and collaborations with many of the greatest names in music.
MARIA MULDAUR http://www.mariamuldaur.com/bio.html
Maria Muldaur is best known world-wide for her 1974 mega-hit “Midnight at the Oasis,”which received several Grammy nominations, and enshrined her forever in the hearts of Baby Boomers everywhere; but despite her considerable pop music success, her 50-year career could best be described a long and adventurous odyssey through the various forms of American Roots Music. During the folk revival of the early '60s, she began exploring and singing early Blues, Bluegrass and Appalachian “Old Timey” Music, beginning her recording career in 1963 with the Even Dozen Jug Band and shortly thereafter, joining the very popular Jim Kweskin Jug Band, touring and recording with them throughout the '60s.
In the 40 years since “Midnight at the Oasis,” Maria has toured extensively worldwide and has recorded 40 solo albums covering all kinds of American Roots Music, including Gospel, R&B, Jazz and Big Band (not to mention several award-winning children’s albums). She has now settled comfortably into her favorite idiom, the Blues. Often joining forces with some of the top names in the business, Maria has recorded and produced on-average an album per year, several of which have been nominated for Grammies and other awards.
Her critically acclaimed 2001 Stony Plain Records release, Richland Woman Blues, was nominated for a Grammy and by the Blues Foundation as Best Traditional Blues Album of the Year, as was the follow up to that album, Sweet Lovin’ Ol’ Soul. Her timely 2008 album, Yes We Can!, featured her “Women’s Voices for Peace Choir,” which includes: Bonnie Raitt, Joan, Baez, Jane Fonda, Odetta, Phoebe Snow, Holly Near and others. In 2009 Maria teamed up with John Sebastian, David Grisman, and Dan Hicks. Maria Muldaur & Her Garden of Joy garnered Maria her 6th Grammy nomination, and was also nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album of the Year by The Blues Foundation.
In 2011 Maria released Steady Love, a contemporary electric Blues album that reflects the kind of music she loves to perform live - what she calls “Bluesiana Music” - her own brand of New Orleans-flavored Blues, R&B and “Swamp Funk.” Steady Love reached #1 on the Living Blues Chart, and garnered her another nomination for Best Traditional Female Blues Artist from the Blues Foundation.
In 2012, for her 40th album, Maria produced the critically acclaimed â€¦.First Came Memphis Minnie, a loving tribute to the pioneering Blues woman who inspired and influenced so many female Blues artists who followed in her footsteps, many of whom joined Maria on this special project: Bonnie Raitt, Phoebe Snow, Ruthie Foster, Koko Taylor and Rory Block accompanied by the amazing guitar work of Del Rey, David Bromberg, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Roy Rogers, and others.
In 2013, taking a brief hiatus from her yearly recording schedule, Maria focused on 3 special collaborations, performing worldwide with the 50th Anniversary Kweskin Jug Band Reunion concerts, teaming up with the Campbell Brothers, world-renowned Sacred Steel Gospel artists, for a very special presentation entitled, “Spirit & The Blues”, and touring as Special Guest Artist with Bill Wyman and The Rhythm Kings.
THU 2nd - 9:30pm HOT CLUB TIME MACHINE
7pm - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana) FREE
FRI 3rd - 9pm - MIDNIGHT SERENADERS
Proving that hot jazz and vintage pop of the 1920’s and 30’s
is as relevant as ever in the present day, the Midnight
Serenaders provide an infectious and irreverent take on the
raucous and carefree music of “The Jazz Age.” The band
formed in 2005, putting together a sound reminiscent of the
small swing combos popular during the 20’s and 30’s, adding a Hawaiian flavor with the inclusion of ukulele and Hawaiian Steel guitar, with lots of clarinet and muted trumpet. Led by the charming frontline of crooner/rhythm guitarist Doug Sammons and ukelele-strumming chanteuse Dee Settlemier, the Serenaders' repertoire consists of specially chosen gems from the past, as well as vintage sounding original songs. The Midnight Serenaders are based in Portland, Oregon and perform at clubs and events throughout the Pacific Northwest, continuing to delight audiences with their brand of hot retro swing.
SAT 4th - 8pm - SOUL VACCINATION $12
The hottest Dance Band in the Pacific Northwest
is coming to Duff's Garage - SOUL VACCINATION!
Funk, Soul and R&B for your dancing pleasure!
Soul Vaccination is 'THE' Hottest Funk and Dance
Band in the Pacific Northwest! They have been a
fixture in the Northwest music scene for over 15 years,
bringing you tunes from the likes of Stevie Wonder,
Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind & Fire and Tower of Power.
One thing's for sure when you see Soul Vaccination..
the Dance Floor will be PACKED!
SOUNDS LIKE: Rufus, Sly & the Family Stone, Aretha Franklin,
Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire and Tower of Power.
SUN 5th - 7:30pm DJANGOFILES - FREE - Swing
DJANGOPHILES - Swing Sunday - 7:30pm - FREE
Our main influence is our namesake…the great Belgian/French Gypsy
guitarist Django Reinhardt, who together with Stephane Grappeli formed
the famous “Hot club of France” in 1934, and based on their collaborations
and the Gypsy guitar styling’s of Django, a whole new style of Jazz was
developed….called Le jazz hot .
Django Reinhardt has astounded and thrilled numerous generations of
guitar players and jazz lovers with his amazing command of the guitar
and his influence is evident even today.
This music has an infectious driving rhythm and incorporates most of the
standard pop and jazz tunes of the 20′s, 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s ….
As well as many modern day compositions.
The Djangophiles, in keeping with the tradition of the music use acoustic instruments, and sound reinforcement only when necessary….The result is a comfortable listening level that is never too loud or intrusive.
TUE 7th - 9pm POPA CHUBBY
WED 8th - 8:30pm SUBURBAN SLIM’S BLUES JAM (blues) $2
6pm - Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party - FREE
THU 9th - 7pm FREE SHOW
TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/roots rock)
BUREAU OF STANDARDS - 9pm - $10
The Bureau of Standards Big Band is a 19-member ensemble
that, true to its name, recalls the halcyon days of Ellington
at The Cotton Club, Ella at The Savoy, and the Rat Pack at
The Sands. Featuring the best of the big band hits from the
1930s through the 1960s, the band shifts easily between your
favorites from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, and
Benny Goodman and contemporary artists like Michael Buble,
Natalie Cole and Harry Connick Jr. With charismatic vocalists Kat Cogswell and Warren Black, energetic emcee, director and trumpeteer James M Gregg, and the sizzle and soul of 16 of the finest musicians in town, The Bureau of Standards seeks to entertain with swingin' music, levity and laughs, stylish stage presence and audience participation. It's a show you can't see anywhere else in town!
SAT 11th - OREGON TRAILERS 9pm
SUN 12th - DJANGOPHILES - FREE 7:30pm
TUE 14th - WINGTIPS - An All-Star Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing 9pm $3
FREE 6PM SHOW - SHARKSKIN REVUE
WED 15th - BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM 8:30pm $2
FREE 6PM SHOW - WOODLANDER
THU 16th - DOUG MACLEOD 9pm
Doug MacLeod is an American storytelling bluesman.
Although now associated with his home in Los Angeles,
FREE 7PM SHOW - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots)
FRI 17th - BILLY D. & THE HOODOOS - 9pm
JAWBONE FLATS - 6pm - FREE
SAT 18th - TRIGGER’S REVENGE - 9pm
SUN 19th - DJANGOPHILES 7:30PM
TUE 21st WINGTIPS An All-Star Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing 9pm $3
WED 22nd - BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM - 8:30pm
Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party 6pm - FREE
THU 23rd TWO MAN GENTLEMEN BAND 9pm
FREE 7PM SHOW TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots)
FRI 24th - BANDITOS - 9pm
SAT 25th - STRANGETONES 9PM
SUN 26th - DJANGOPHILES - FREE 7:30pm
TUE 28th WINGTIPS An All-Star Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing 9pm $3
WED 29th BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM 8:30pm
FREE 6PM SHOW WOODLANDER
THU 30th TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots) FREE 7pm
FRI 31st BIG MONTI 9pm