Excited to introduce the new band to Portland at The Waterfront Blues Festival, Thursday, July 2nd from 6:00-7:00 pm on the Front Porch Stage. Honored to have on board, Randy Herbert, Ed Neumann and Federico Pol (Joe Cocker). These guys are bad ass!! Hope to see you there!!
I've got a great Guitar Workshop coming up on Sunday, February 22nd. Take your guitar playing to another level with a few simple techniques. I'll show you how! http://robbielawsmusic.com/schedule/
A trio of Portland's best stringers have collaborated for a brilliant tribute show to honor Eric Clapton., Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck. Cascade Blues Association Muddy Hall of Famer Robbie Laws will be taking on the music of Eric Clapton. Steve Adams, known for his work with many nationally recognized progressive rock and new wave bands will handle the Jimmy Page selections. Former Michael Jackson guitarist, Jennifer Batten, will be displaying her skills with Jeff Beck's music, an artist she performed with for three years. The British Re-Invasion will be held at The Star Theater, 13 NW 6th Ave., on Saturday, November 8th, starting at 9:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased in advance at www.startheaterportland.com. (from CBA Blues Notes November issue - written by Greg Johnson)
Robbie has been nominated once again for Portland's "Outstanding Achievement in Blues" award. He was awarded this honor in 2011 and is now nominated again for 2012. The Robbie Laws Band will also be performing at the awards show on January 22nd, at the Crystal Ballroom. Please take a moment and vote here: http://portlandmusicawards.com/home.html
Excited to be invited to perform at the upcoming Portland Music Awards show on January 22, 2012. This is Portland's version of the local grammy awards, honoring many different genres of music. Will announce details as I get them. Check out the calendar on my website: www.robbielawsmusic.com
Robbie has won yet another Muddy Award for Best Electric Guitar Player in the Pacific NW. This is Robbie's 9th Muddy for this particular category and his overall 21st Muddy Award from the Cascade Blues Association! Congratulations Robbie!!
The Robbie Laws Band recently won the 'Journey to Memphis' competition in Portland, OR and will go on to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, February 2012 to represent the Cascade Blues Association, Portland, and the entire Pacific Northwest! We will be performing for you at two upcoming fundraiser shows, raising the money to get the band to Memphis. On November 19th, we will hold a show at The Grapevine in Portland, and then the following Saturday, November 26th at Duff's Garage, also in Portland. Lots of great surprises in store, new tunes from our upcoming and soon to be released cd, and a great silent auction. Hope to see you there. For more info please check the calendar schedule at: www.robbielawsmusic.com