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Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder St., Portland

Wednesday, September 4th, 7:00 pm

Members always Free – Non-members $3.00

Opening Acoustic Set – David Pinsky & Phil Newton

Second Electric Set – Simplistic Soles

Alright, so we’re rolling into the Fall after a fantastic summer filled with all sorts of great blues music. But there’s no reason to stop going out to see blues music because the weather may be changing. In fact, it should be even more in mind. And living here in the Pacific Northwest, our own little blues mecca, we can certainly catch superb blues musicians just about every night of the week if we’d like. As usual, the best way to start each month off is with your friends down at The Melody Ballroom for the Cascade Blues Association’s General Membership Meeting. Each and every month we bring to you two sets of terrific blues music, whether presented by old friends or new acts you’re just getting to know. The talent in our area is beyond approach and you’re most likely going to enjoy those we have to offer.

David Pinsky and Phil Newton photo by Greg Johnson

David Pinsky and Phil Newton (photo by Greg Johnson)

This month we’ll be bringing up a couple of good friends from Southern Oregon with the acoustic duet of David Pinsky & Broadway Phil Newton. Both are very accomplished artists in the own right with various bands, but together they bring a truly flavorful blend of blues on guitar and harmonica. David has been the band leader for The Rhythm Kings, one of the most popular bands around the south part of the state. He formed the group twenty-five years ago and they’re still going strong, but lately David has focused more on his acoustical side with projects like Read more