Crime-A-Billy Christmas

strange-tonesThe Strange Tones continue their holiday tradition by bringing an all new Crime-A-Billy Christmas for the holiday season. This year the band will present two shows bringing back all their friends, plus a new Strange Tones “vintage” TV special titled “A Mysterious Encounter on Crime-A-Billy Mountain.”

Count on catching the band starring Suburban Slim, Guitar Julie, Andy Strange and Andy Gauthier with the Volcano Snow Vixens, Jim Wallace, Tracey Fordice, Randy Yearout, Jim Toussaint, Elvin Alfred Priestly, the giant Gingerbread Men, nutcrackers and maybe even a surprise visit from a jolly man dressed in red.

The first show will take place at Duff’s Garage, 2530 NE 82nd in Portland, on Friday, December 9, starting at 8:30 pm. Admission is $12.00 and can be purchased in advance through This is a Cascade Blues Association co-sponsored event, so show your current membership card at the door for a $2.00 discount. Also consider bringing two cans of food for donation to the Oregon Food Bank.

The second show happens on Saturday, December 17 at 9:00 pm at the Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Highway 26 (milepost 43) in Zigzag. Admission is $15.00.