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Concordia Blues Honors Scroggins

8/6/2014, 11:39 a.m.
Janice Scroggins

The late Grammy-nominated and beloved Portland musician Janice Scroggins will be honored Saturday, Aug. 9 when Concordia University and the Original Halibut’s restaurant in northeast Portland present the inaugural Campus Blues Fest, a blues music festival dedicated to Scroggins’ legacy.

The free family-friendly event will start at noon and continue until 8 p.m. at Concordia on the campus green at 2900 N.E. Rosa Parks Way. Food vendors such as the Original Halibut’s and Cannon’s Rib Express will be available.

The dynamic artist line-up will include performances by Portland blues icons Norman Sylvester, the Linda Hornbuckle Band with Reggie Houston and Richard Arnold, the Jim Mesi Band, the Lloyd Jones Trio, Kevin Selfe and the Tornados; Jim Wallace; and the Strange Tones.

For more information, visit cu-portland.edu/events.