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The Strange Tones

The Strange Tones

Blues / Crime-A-Billy / Original Portland, OR  US



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  • Pat McCabe (Artist)
    Pat McCabe
    That's How We Roll!!!
  • Rock of Ages (Artist)
    Rock of Ages
    Heard you here on Tastemaker and instantly became a fan. We hit up your other social media sites as well. Thanks for the great music!
  • Ryan Connor (Artist)
    Ryan Connor
    Saw you guys last night at the UFO Festival in McMinnville. Great set! Loved the musicianship and fun performance. That tele sounded amazing!
  • Fishtrap (Artist)
    Loved your set at the Waterfront Blues Fest!
  • rudi's cavalcade of stars (Label)
    rudi's cavalcade of stars
    Volcanic activity is overflowing here!
  • Will Dockery (Artist)
    Will Dockery
    Digging the concept, and the actual music even more! Crisp clean guitar, and the vocals... all top flight.


  • Walk in the shoes of a Crime-A-Billy Man
  • Strange Tones and Volcano Vixens at the Aladdin Theater. Photo by Joe Davis
  • The Crime-A-Billy Owl


Bio: “If surf guitar god Dick Dale found himself in Bogie’s Maltese Falcon film-noir underworld, and drank beer at the seedy bar with bluesmen Jimmy Reed and Magic Sam, the resulting soundtrack might be exactly what the Strange Tones purvey.” - Oregonian

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Andy Strange


Guitar Julie

Electric Guitar




“VERY creative, a bit cheeky and some down right excellent music. this is a band to watch for... The The Strange Tones!" -”

— The Wagman Gary Wagner, Host of Nothin' But The Blues at KJAZZ 88.1 FM

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