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The 78 Griots

The 78 Griots

Blues / Ragtime / Old-Time Portland, OR  US
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  • 2014

    Feb 14

    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm

    Bring your sweetheart or find someone new at the True Love Valentine Revue! Three bands! Complimentary long-stemmed roses, food & drink specials! Dance to all your old-time and ragtime favorites and maybe get lucky!

  • 2014

    Feb 10

    Portland, OREGO, US | 6:30pm
  • 2014

    Jan 31

    Portland, OR, US | 6:00pm

    All-ages Happy Hour show! Join us for Country Blues, Ragtime, Old-time and Gospel from the American Songbook.

  • 2013

    Dec 13

    Portland, OR, US | 8:30pm

    A "sure thing" on Lucky Friday 13! Join us for a revitalizing break from the holiday hurly-burly, with a glass of wine and some fun old-time, ragtime, country-blues, and gospel music. Sink into a comfy chair at Shaker & Vine and take a couple of hours to leave your stress behind...

  • 2013

    Nov 15

    Portland, OR, US | 10:00pm

    Late Night Friday Fun @ the EastBurn



Tim Ennis


Andrew Yeomans

Acoustic Guitar

Anna Gram


Ben Sandler


John England-Fisher



Sounds Like: Mississippi John Hurt, Frank Stokes, Blind Willie Johnson, Clarence Ashley, Mance Lipscomb

Bio: The 78 Griots play country blues, gospel, old-time, and ragtime music from the 1920s and 30s.

With a songlist covering such diverse artists as Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Clarence Ashley, The Carter Family, Blind Willie Johnson, Bo Carter, Mance Lipscomb, Robert Wilkins, Blind...See Full Bio

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Playing live in Portland, OR on Jan 31: http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/257819151

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Jun 24, 2013

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Q: Love the music! How did you guys choose your name?

A: Thanks for the kind words. Most of the music we love originally came out on 78 RPM records. We want to keep the music and stories alive the way the griots do in West Africa. Hope to see you at one of our shows soon - stay tuned!

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