Learn How

We need your help in 2018

Support All About Jazz All About Jazz is looking for 1,000 backers to help fund our 2018 projects that directly support jazz. You can make this happen by purchasing ad space or by making a donation to our fund drive. In addition to completing every project (listed here), we'll also hide all Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year!

Blackbird Presents Chris Thomas King At The Old Church at The Old Church

Where

The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR

When

Sat, August 12, 2017
7:30 pm

Add to Calendar 2017-08-12 7:30 pm 2017-08-12 Blackbird Presents Chris Thomas King At The Old Church at The Old Church King of New Orleans Blues comes to The Old Church on Saturday, August, 12th 2017.

Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm
$15 ADV, $18 DOS
All Ages - Bar with ID

The King of New Orleans Blues comes to The Old Church on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

Chris Thomas King has long been in the vanguard of Blues music, but with a sound that is all his own. He came of age in his fathers south Louisiana juke joint, and is considered the last major folk blues discovery of the 20th Century when he was discovered in 1985 by a folklorist from the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. Mr. King has recorded numerous albums and toured internationally for over 35 years.

His new EP Les Bleus Made In Louisiana expresses the spirit of his New Orleans musical roots. Two new original songs on the EP Les Bleus Was Born In Louisiana, which features a catchy New Orleans second-line groove, and I Can Fly a slow burn Jimi Hendrix inspired song, highlights Kings all new show. In addition, Chris Thomas Kings slide acoustic guitar is unparalleled on Robert Johnsons Cross Road Blues.

Chris Thomas King is also an actor and can be seen in celebrated movies including, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Ray.


http://www.christhomasking.com/
New EP release Les Bleus Made In Louisiana':
https://soundcloud.com/christhomasking
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave false MM/DD/YYYY

Tickets

$15

About

King of New Orleans Blues comes to The Old Church on Saturday, August, 12th 2017.

Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm
$15 ADV, $18 DOS
All Ages - Bar with ID

The King of New Orleans Blues comes to The Old Church on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

Chris Thomas King has long been in the vanguard of Blues music, but with a sound that is all his own. He came of age in his fathers south Louisiana juke joint, and is considered the last major folk blues discovery of the 20th Century when he was discovered in 1985 by a folklorist from the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. Mr. King has recorded numerous albums and toured internationally for over 35 years....

read more

Brown Paper Tickets uploaded this event on June 10, 2017

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!