September 3, 2019

Breaking News: A Brand-New Rae Gordon Band CD Is Coming Soon – With Your Help!

The Rae Gordon Band’s new CD, Wrong Kind Of Love, is coming soon – IF we can get your help to complete the recording, mixdown, mastering and duplication, plus all the other crucial stuff that goes into a successful release. Please visit our all-new Kickstarter page ( and pre-order your copy – or choose a higher support level if you can!

We’ve got cool T-shirts! We’ve got multi-CD packages! We’ve got an exclusive release party! A hangout with Rae! House concerts! There’s much, much more, so please click here and check it out.

This thing is sounding sooooooo good – we want everybody to hear it! Thank you for your generous support, and please tell all your friends!


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July 28, 2019

A Beautiful Day to Get Out In the Garden

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June 27, 2019

Everything is big in Texas and so is the Blues!

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June 25, 2019

Join Us July 6th on the “Rock The Boat” Blues Cruise!

We’re thrilled to have a spot on the “Rock The Boat” Blues Cruise, part of the Waterfront Blues Festival weekend! We’ll be setting sail with the Norman Sylvester Band, Brother Yusef, and – holy wow – Lydia Pense & Cold Blood! This is a late-night cruise – boards at 10:30 PM, sails at 11:00 and returns to dock at 1:00 AM. You get great entertainment on all three decks plus no-host bar and hors d’oeuvres buffet. Join us for great blues on the Willamette! Click here to get your tickets in advance – these cruises always sell out!

Boards at 10:30 PM from the seawall at S.W. Salmon and Naito Parkway, in front of Salmon Street Springs Fountain, just north of the Oregonian Front Porch Stage (1301 SW Naito Parkway). Sails at 11:00pm. Admission: $40. No Minors. More information on Waterfront Blues Festival Blues Cruises here.

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December 22, 2018

Christmas & NYE Shows make for a Rockin’ Good Time

Finish up 2018 RIGHT NYE Eve on December 31st, with us and our special guest, the incredible globe trotting Rockin’ Johnny Burgin.  This guy doesn’t sit still.   Check him out on, then call Blue Diamond at 503-230-9590 to grab a seat.  Because Portland’s Home of the Blues will be rockin’!


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August 20, 2018


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August 7, 2018

A Midsummer’s Evening in the Vineyard at Satori Springs

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July 25, 2018

1st Weekend of August finds a little R&R

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April 1, 2018

Blues a la Mode at the Chateau

There is a way cool thing happening on the SW side of Portland. Great dancers and people that want to dance with great dancers are doing a 2nd Saturday of the month social dance and ice cream social.

Rae Gordon is there April 14th along with Kivett Bednar, Joseph Conrad and Mike Klobas helping them get their groove on.

It’s a $12 suggested donation and that goes to help pay everybody to put this cool thing on. If you can’t do the full 12, you won’t be turned around.  Presented by the Dance Freedom Project.




Blues á la mode!
Featuring Live blues with Rae Gordon!!

Every 2nd Saturday of the month we throw a party called Blues á la Mode – a social dance and ice cream social!

Not only are we trying to pay our musicians and djs properly but also our helpers and organizers. Please help make this dream possible by inviting your friends to come along and have a wonderful evening dancing to live blues and enjoying ice cream.

8pm-midnight is the dance.  Live music & DJ.
$12 suggested donation (cash or credit at the door)
No one is turned away for lack of funds

Please note that this is a POC and LGBTQIA+ friendly event. Bigotry or harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. Please be respectful and consensual to all. Report anything questionable to the dance organizer Robert Umali Evans.

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March 13, 2018

GO Green with the Rae Gordon Band

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