DEC 201831


DOORS OPEN: 7:00 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

Catfish Lou's

2460 NW 24th Ave.
Portland, OR 97210




Monday, December 31st, 2018

Doors open: 7pm
Event begins: 7pm

Artist website: KarenLovely
Artist website: DanteZapata

Guys & Dolls! Gangstas & Flappers! Broads & Fellas!

You are cordially invited to this very exclusive New Year’s Eve party at 2017 and 2018 Best Venue Muddy Award Winning Catfish Lou’s!

Ring in 2019 with award-winning canary KAREN LOVELY performing at and hosting this elegant Prohibition-inspired evening, featuring 1920s cocktails and music reminiscent of the era. KAREN will glide you through 100 years of American Muic, roaring through the 1920s ragtime and jazzy prohibition sounds, swinging into Blues and Rock'n'Roll and rocking through the British Blues Invasion to today's contemporary Blues. Dance-society favorite DANTE ZAPATA kicking things off at 7pm.

No Password? No Party! You’ve got to be “in the know” to get in the door.
The secret phrase for getting' through the door will be printed on your ticket!

Come dressed as a Flapper or Gangster and receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win a $200 cash prize!

Enjoy a complimentary midnight champagne toast & party favors for everyone!

Karen & Dante will have you jumpin' outta your seat and hoppin' on that dance floor from the moment you're granted admittance!

DANTE ZAPATA opens the show, so be ready to hit the dance floor as soon as you're granted admittance! He has been playing and performing since childhood and he's a number one pick for dance events around Oregon, because the energy he brings is contagious and you can't stay seared one he starts pluckin' those strings!

A multi-award-winning artist, KAREN LOVELY shot onto the blues scene out of the Pacific Northwest like Stack O’Lee’s .44, placing 2nd at the 2010 International Blues Challenge, followed by three 2011 Blues Music Award Nominations. In the years that have followed, she’s continued to garner, local, national and international recognition. KAREN has taken home 7 Muddy Awards for "Performance of the Year", "Best Contemporary Blues Band", "Best Female Artist" and "Best National Recording". In 2018, she received her 4th prestigious Blues Music Award nomination for "Best Contemporary Blues Female Artist" and her 4th Blues Blast Music Award nomination for "Female Blues Artist of the Year".

Joining Karen are Ben Rice and Dave Melyan. Ben is the recipient of the 2018 Muddy Award for “Best Contemporary Act” and “Male Vocalist of the Year.” In 2019 he will represent Oregon at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, after winning Portland’s Journey to Memphis challenge. He has competed twice previously at the IBCs, making it to the solo/duo finals in 2015 and receiving the St. Blues Guitarist award for best guitarist. Dave is the most-wanted drummer in the Portland area, performing several nights weekly with all the best bands. He was nominated for 2018 “Drummer of the Year”.

All tickets include party favors and a midnight champagne toast.

VIP Seating Includes: (SOLD OUT)
VIP Gangstas and Flappers enjoy VIP select seating, a three-course dinner, a special giggle juice (cocktail) and a surprise treat!

Premier Pass Includes:
Broads and Fellas with the Premier Pass receive reserved seating, dinner and a specialty cocktail.

Reserved Seating Includes:
Reserved seating, a dinner entree, a cocktail, and midnight champagne toast.

Please be aware that seat assignments for the VIP and Premier ticket holders are given based on time of purchase & you could be assigned to share a table. If you want to sit with a particular person, it is recommended that you buy tickets together. Phone reservations are not available for this event.

General Admission Includes:
Entry to the event and a Midnight champagne toast.

Please be aware that General Admission tickets could mean standing room only. Early arrival is recommended.

21 and over

Tickets Non Refundable

Online tickets-sales for this show are closed.