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Michael Lynch
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Will Play Harp For Food - Anything Helps!
I was recently approached by a promoter in Portland about performing at a harp show there on an "off" day - by that I mean not a Friday or Saturday night.  After checking out the money offer, I sent the following response (names have been removed for obviou...

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Linda Hornbuckle Is Dead
Longtime contributor to the Portland, OR music scene, Linda Hornbuckle, died on October 4th, 2014 after a long struggle with liver and kidney cancer.  She was 59 years old. RIP Linda Hornbuckle .   Photo by Patrick Lamb Productions. See a brief obituary here .

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A Summer Gig on the Beach
I played a gig with the Brian Butler Band last week on the beach in West Seattle.  This was an annual backyard party that Brian's band has been playing for the last five years.  As you can see from the photo below, the host's back yard is actually on the be...

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Brian Lee & the Orbiters at the Highway 99 Blues club
I dropped by the Highway 99 Blues Club tonight to see Brian Lee and the Orbiters do a tribute to to the music of the great Little Walter Jacobs and Big Walter Horton .   The Orbiters are normally a quartet, but this evening they hired guitarist Eric Daw so ...

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The Preachers played  at a new bar in Renton last night, a sports bar that features a gazillion beers on tap.  The joint's kitchen wasn't open yet, so customers had to order food via the phone from the surrounding restaurants, or leave the place, eat elsewh...

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Janice Scroggins is Dead
Our hearts go out to the Portland music community and the family of the awesome pianist Janice Scroggins, who died suddenly of a heart attack on May 27th, 2014.  Very sad! RIP Janice Scroggins.  Look here for a brief obituary.

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Enough already with the exposure...it burns, IT BURNS!
The Preachers have been spending a good amount of time recently fending off promoters and bar owners that would love for us to play for free, or close to it.  For the "exposure," of course. A gal that has a weekly public access show asked us to play and be ...

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Mike Moothart Benefit Update
We have been getting inquiries about how to donate to the Moothart benefit fund by folks that can't attend the benefit in Portland on May 18th. It is easy to make a donation!  You can send checks to this address: 111 SE 214th Avenue Gresham, OR  97030 Pleas...

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Mike Moothart Benefit in Portland - May 18th, 2014
NW blues fans - Please see the message below from our friend Bill Rhoades regarding the forthcoming benefit for another one of our friends, the powerful and inspiring harp blower, Mike Moothart. I'm planning on attending this show, how about you? There are ...

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Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine Does Seattle
The current issue of the Big City Rhythm & Blues Magazine includes a large section on the Seattle blues music scene.  Commenting on this content wouldn't be prudent.  Not gonna do it!  Well, on second thought, I do have one question, and just one tiny comme...
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