NO SEASAC MATERIAL ALLOWED ON THE PREMISES
FRI 5/22 ≈ MITCH KASHMAR 9pm/SINGER/SONGWRITER 6pm
with very special guest
JIMI BOTT www.jimibott.com
Friday 5/22 9pm $10 Cover
After 13 nominations, JIMI BOTT has won 'BEST DRUMMER'
from the BLUES MUSIC AWARDS!
MITCH KASHMAR BIO
Noted by his peers as one of the most soulful and powerful blues singers in the business today, Mitch Kashmar has shared the stage with some of the most influential blues musicians including John Lee Hooker, Big Joe Turner, Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson, Lowell Fulson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Pee Wee Crayton, Johnny Adams and many others.
Mitch also played seven years with the Rock band WAR.
JIMI BOTT BIO
While still in high school Jimi started his professional career at the tender age of 17 with well-known Bay Area blues men, Paul Durkett and Byrd Hale. At 19 he joined Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors, starting what would be the beginning of a perpetual life on the road. On his 21st birthday he auditioned for and won the gig of his dreams with Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers, the very same band that had inspired him to become a professional drummer. After a total of 8 years with The Fabulous Thunderbirds Jimi has left the band to take a break from touring, and to work in his Portland based studio, Roseleaf Studios.
SAT 5/23 PIN & THE HORNITS 9pm (13 piece soul/blues band) 9PM
After a 20+ year hiatus, PIN & THE HORN-ITS are back, and
better (and bigger) than ever!
Their debut show at 'The Benefit for TOO SLIM' blew everyone
away! HOLLY COLE is such a great Vocalist!
Now with an expanded horn section and soul chanteuse Holly
Cole on lead vocals. Pin and Horn-Its brings you danceable, funky,
soulful, gritty-but-polished, unabashed, real-deal blues and soul
music from decades past and present.
MON 5/25 COMEDY WITH HIJINX 9PM
TUE 5/26 PETUNIA & THE VIPERS 8pm, $10
"With a piercing gaze, Petunia looks into the collective soul of
the audience, then launches into some high and lonesome vocals
that conjure up the ghost of Jimmie Rodgers. Not content with
mesmerizing the crowd, Petunia’s tapping boot propels the band
into a snarling fire and brimstone rave-up as a wave of frantic
jitterbuggers compete for space on the hardwood dance floor.
He loves to keep you guessing.. often throwing a Spanish Ballad or
Chanson a la Edith Piaf into the set. I believe it’s the spirit of
adventure that attracted the high calibre musicians that make
up The Vipers. Jimmy, Stephen, Marc, James, Patrick and Sam
have decades of experience working their magic with some of
the most exciting names on the country and rockabilly circuits.
Petunia & The Vipers thrive on the challenge of adding Latin rhythms to a country blues tune, or gypsy flavouring to a rockabilly standard. Petunia defies convention and yet there is some conservancy to his music. His honest, cut to the heart songwriting and multi-syllabic narratives would leave a lesser singer tongue-tied and breathless. I know, I’ve tried it. One of the many themes running through Petunia’s lyrics relates to living life on one’s own terms – fearlessly and without regret." Al Mader
WED 5/27 BLUES JAM 8:30/ARTHUR MOORE 6pm
THU 5/28 TOUGH LOVE PYLE 7pm
FRI 5/29 BRIDGETOWN SEXTET 9pm
SAT 5/30 RETURN FLIGHT 9pm
10 piece big Band - Dance Party!
9pm $10 cover
Great vocals, sizzling horns and a rippin' rhythm section!
RETURN FLIGHT was the brainchild of one John Parman.
After playing successive years in a number of hard rock
and heavy metal bands, he decided it was time to play
the type of music his young daughter would want to hear.
After presenting the idea to Steve Kelly, who was also in a number of the aforementioned bands, and finding he was on board with the idea (as were his kids), the both of them then called people they knew who might work out in such a large production. To their surprise, there was a lot of interest, and so it was that a meeting of sorts was set up at a local watering hole in late April of 2007 and Return Flight was officially born.
Since that time, the band has gone through a few personnel and stylistic changes, but the goal has always been the same—to cover songs that are as much fun to sing and dance to as they are to play.
Return Flight mixes with unforgettable songs that will not only bring back great memories but also help to create new ones.
MON 6/1 COMEDY 9pm
TUE 6/2 CHRIS CARLSON EXPERIENCE 7:30pm
WED 6/3 BLUES JAM 8:30/ARTHUR MOORE 6pm
THU 6/4 TOUGH LOVE PYLE 7pm / COMEDY SHOWCASE 9:30pm
FRI 6/5 SONNY HESS & WOMEN IN BLUES 9pm/REVERB BROS 6pm
REVERB BROS 6pm, No Cover
The Reverb Brothers offer a unique take on Americana,
with original songs and obscure gems that blend Blues,
Country, Soul, New Orleans R&B, Country Blues and Rock
& Roll and a distinctive 1930's sensibility. They feature three lead and harmony vocalists, acoustic and electric guitars, harmonica, keyboards, cornet, bass and drums. Their high energy shows always bring people out on the dance floor.
The Reverb Brothers were recently featured on the cover of the CBA's “Blues Notes”: http://cascadebluesassociation.org/reverb-brothers-celebrate-10-years-blues-boundaries/
Claes Almroth (vocals, keys, harp), Doug Marx (vocals, acoustic guitar), Dave "Gutbucket" Duffield (Cornet, vocals), Allan Lemley (electric guitar, vocals), J. Michael Kearsey (bass, vocals) & Fred Ingram (drums, vocals)
SAT 6/6 DK STEWART 9pm
Cover $10 21+
This all-star Portland quartet (plus horns) infuses classic cuts,
obscure nuggets and DK STEWART originals with a fresh take on the
blues, New Orleans funk and R&B. Nothing you've ever heard before.
Jazz you can dance to and blues you can feel in your chest. Blue-eyed
soul with genre-specific and historically accurate presentations.
Original charts that you'd swear were written in the 40's or 50's. And
a "live" performance that sounds like the stereo in your living room
with a dance floor full of people to share it with.
DK STEWART, whose New Orleans, boogie-woogie piano style has been
a driving force behind such Northwest blues giants as Robert Cray, Paul
deLay and Curtis Salgado, has for the past several years been tearing
up major festival stages with his own group, the DK Stewart Band.
DK has performed with such blues legends as Big Walter Horton, S.P.
Leary, Hubert Sumlin, Sunnyland Slim, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells,
James Cotton, Albert Collins, George "Harmonica" Smith, Joe Louis
Walker, and Roomful of Blues, and has appeared on bills with Stevie
Ray Vaughan, Junior Walker, Clifton Chenier, Ray Charles, Paul
Butterfield, and BB King.
MON 6/8 COMEDY 9pm
TUE 6/9 HI FI MOJO 7-10pm
“HiFi Mojo is a project born from the creative mind of Marty Henninger.
This album, Are You In, Kid? features for the most part Henninger teaming with
guitarist Gaddis Cavenah and keyboard master Ben Partain, but there is in
fact a real conglomeration of many fine local artists besides the lead trio
behind the group. All songs are written and sung by Henninger and they
show quite a nice reflection on his immense talents." Greg Johnson
WED 6/10 BLUES JAM 8:30pm /ARTHUR MOORE 6pm
THU 6/11 TOUGH LOVE PYLE 7pm / KNUCKLEHEADS 9pm
FRI 6/12 TRIXIE & THE NASTIES 9pm / JAWBONE FLATS 6pm
JAWBONE FLATS 6pm
They get their name from a tucked away spot in a protected wilderness area East of Salem. Jawbone Flats is an old abandoned mining town surrounded by some of the most lush old growth forest you’ll find in the state. In one sense, it’s as Oregon as it gets.
The band that takes its name from the hidden treasure also fits a style that can makes you appreciate the outdoors, good friends and a cold beer.
The five-piece bts members have been playing with each other in a grab bag of local sounds and bands since 2000.
Jawbone Flats is a sound that’s meant to be heard outdoors with the sun shining and the crowd groovin'. They are also at home in a formerly-smoky saloon. The influences are vast, but it all comes back to Portland when they’re asked to describe their sound.
Chaz: “The love child of Wilco and Tom Petty.”
Chris: “I’d also put some of the Old Crow Medicine Show. Something on the raggedy, acousticky side.”
Chris: “Old country, americana yeah. But it’s kinda like hill music you know.”
Chaz: “Hill, not hillbilly?”
Chaz: “Ahh, Southeast sound.”
SAT 6/13 BIG MONTI 9PM
MON 6/15 COMEDY 9pm
TUE 6/16 CHRIS CARLSON EXPERIENCE 7:30PM
WED 6/17 BLUES JAM 8:30/ARTHUR MOORE 6pm
THU 6/18 TOUGH LOVE PYLE 7pm / KYLE JESTER 9pm
FRI 6/19 RADIO GIANTS 9pm/REVERB BROTHERS 6pm
SAT 6/20 SOUL VACCINATION 8pm
DOORS OPEN 6:30PM
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.
MON 6/22 COMEDY 9PM
TUE 6/23 KNUCKLEHEADS 9pm
WED 6/24 BLUES JAM 8:30/ARTHUR MOORE 6pm
THU 6/25 TOUGH LOVE PYLE 7pm
FRI 6/26 CEE CEE JAMES 9pm/SINGER-SONGWRITERS 6PM
SAT 6/27 PIN & THE HORN-ITS 9pm
SUN 6/28 PHIL FRIENDLY / WYATT LOWE & MAYHEM KINGS 8pm
MON 6/29 COMEDY 9pm
TUE 6/30 CHRIS CARLSON EXPERIENCE 7:30PM