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Blues Battalion

Blues Battalion

Blues / Jazz / Blues & some jazz Gresham, OR  US
Jumpin' Jazz Jive
Jumpin' Jazz Jive
Get It Right
Get It Right
Hathorne Street
Hathorne Street
A Smile From Kyle
A Smile From Kyle
Cold Duck Time
Cold Duck Time


Play With Me


  • Thu

    May 21

    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm

    We will play at The Hawthorne Lounge: 3862 SE Hawthorne Blvd Portland, Oregon 97214 on May 21. There is a $5 cover as per the venue's request.

  • Sat

    May 16

    Gresham, OR, US | 6:00pm

    We will play at The Hoppy Brewer on May 16 from 6 to 9PM. If weather permitting, we will play in the courtyard outside. If bad weather, we will be inside the venue.

  • Sat

    Apr 25

    Gresham, OR, US | 9:00pm
  • Sat

    Apr 25

    Gresham, OR, US | 8:00pm

    We play from 8 to 11pm. Come have fun with Blues Battalion!

  • 2015

    Feb 13

    Portland, OR, US | 9:00pm

    We will play with our new group including: Fred Riedel (myself - guitar & vocals), Glen Christensen (keyboards), Leanne Cruz (vocals), Jon Zaerr (bass), Mike Amen (harmonica), and Randy (drummer).


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  • Suzanne Cook (Artist)
    Suzanne Cook
    Thank you Blues Battalion, Happy holidays. Suzanne
  • Stirling (Artist)
    Enjoying Blues in G ... nice work :)


  • Blues Battalion (missing is Jerry Holder - rhythm guitar)


Kristi Riedel


Mike Amen


Fred Riedel


Glen Christensen



Bio: BLUES BATTALION, as a band, was started almost two years ago, but its members come from a long history of experience in blues, jazz and rock. The band is based in Gresham, Oregon, and gigs as often as they can. They’ve played at The Troutdale Summer Fair, are regulars at The Gateway Elks Club, ...See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Fred_Riedel - Musician in Gresham, Oregon at http://t.co/88hdC30U5P

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Q: How long have you folks been playing together?

A: We've been at it for about a year. All of us have played before in other groups.

Asked by Angel Bouchet. Answered on Fri Jul 12 2013

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