The INNER CITY BLUES FESTIVAL:
Healing the Health Care Blues
For the third year, we are throwing a party on Saturday, April 5 at the Melody Ballroom, featuring Norman Sylvester and a host of all-star Northwest musicians returning for a night of music that will benefit the work of the state-wide coalition, Health Care for All-Oregon, to get simple, fair, affordable, high quality health care for all Oregonians.
Celebrity Masters of Ceremonies for the evening are Paul Knauls, a NE Portland businessman and former owner of legendary blues/jazz clubs Geneva’s and the Cotton Club, and Renee Mitchell, former columnist for The Oregonian and renowned poet and author.
Food and drink will be available for sale, with a no-host bar, 21 and over. There will be Community Village information tables, raffle prizes and a silent auction. Come party with us at the Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder in Portland, on Saturday, April 5. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the show,starts at 7 and runs until midnight.
Tickets: $15.Advance--$20 Door ($1 discount for CBA members). Tickets available at: www.tickettomato.com
- Music Millennium: 3158 E Burnside
- Geneva’s Shear Perfection: 5601 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
- Musicians Union Local 99: 325 NE 20th
Co- Sponsors: Cascade Blues Association, KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM, and: Portland Jobs with Justice, Cascade Blues Association, KBOO Community Radio 90.7 FM; American Federation of Musicians Local 99, Hollywood Impress Printing, Music Millennium, Geneva’s Shear Perfection, Portland Observer, Tom Dwyer Automotive Services, Main Street Alliance, Hawthorne Auto Clinic, May Wallace Design and more…
For more information about the Inner City Blues Festival, go to the Current Events page or to www.facebook.com/healingthehealthcareblues.