AUG 201831

West Coast Toast Tour w/ Mitch Kashmar and Jr. Watson Mekong Bistro

DOORS OPEN: 6:30 pm
EVENT BEGINS: 8:30 pm

Online tickets-sales for this show are closed at this time. If tickets are provided at the door, arrive at the venue before the show.

Venue Information

Mekong Bistro

8200 NE Siskiyou St
Portland, OR 97220

(503) 265-8972

Description

West Coast Toast Tour w/ Mitch Kashmar and Jr. Watson

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Doors open: 6:30pm
Events begins: 8:30pm

Artist website: MitchKashmar 
Artist website: JrWatson

Join Mitch Kashmar and Jr. Watson for the hottest show of the summer!!

Mitch Kashmar's blues harp playing is second to none for creativity, drive and excitement. And he's also just as witty and imaginative in the role of songwriter. Moving on to a solo career recording "Crazy Mixed-Up World" in '99, Kashmar started making a name for himself and touring with his own band but it wasn't until his 2005 effort "Nickels & Dimes", featuring guitar great Junior Watson on Delta Groove Music's label, that his stock really began to rise. Kashmar was recognized two consecutive years in a row by the Blues Music Awards with nominations in 2006 as Best New Artist Debut and followed in 2007 as Best Instrumentalist - Harmonica.

With nearly thirty years of experience, Junior Watson has reached cult status. Junior has done what all great artists have done: melting diverse styles to create a style all his own. With influences as diverse as Tiny Grimes, Oscar Moore, Bill Jennings, Rene Hall, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Jimmy Rogers, Eddie Taylor, Guitar Slim, Earl Hooker and others he has truly created one of the most unique and original guitar voices to come along in years. Besides his mastery of blues and swing he often adds his own cartoon-like twist to everything he plays. You'll never know what he will do and when asked he doesn't know himself. His energy and playing gives you a feeling of reckless abandonment.

All Ages

Tickets Non Refundable

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