BB King Show PosterBB King’s passing last May left a huge void in the blues community. King was the elder statesman and most recognized artist of his genre world-wide, and his music influenced and touched the lives of countless musicians and fans. September 16 would have been “The King’s” 90th birthday and to show just how much he meant to our local artists, the Trails End Saloon (1320 Main Street, Oregon City) will host a special birthday tribute celebration show entitled “From The Heart” on Friday, September 18 at 8:00 pm.

Guitarist Sonny Hess organized the “From The Heart” celebration and it will feature many of the finest regional musicians whose lives BB influenced by playing with and learning from him. They feel that the Thrill is Not Gone from their hearts. The night will be hosted by The Stevens Hess Band with Sonny Hess, Vicki Stevens, Jim Hively and Kelly Pierce, with special guests including Norman Sylvester, Jim Mesi, Lady True Blue, Rae Gordon, Peter Dammann, Ken DeRouchie, and more!

The fun begins at 8:00 pm, and this great collection of musicians are planning a professional jam to follow the tribute show. This is a Cascade Blues Association co-sponsored event, so make sure to bring your membership card to show at the door for a $1.00 discount on admission. Join us at The Trails End Saloon to feel the thrill!