This week includes three days of the 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival as well as the 2 year anniversary barbeque at Shango Dispensary in Hillsboro. I will also be continuing my Dispensary Tour north and east of the Willamette River. Here is how I walked 24.2 miles from Sunday July 2 through Saturday, July 8.
Sunday, 7/2/17, 3.9 miles. Day 3 of The 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Fest, including artists Dexter Allen, Pimps of Joytime, and Blynd.
Monday, 7/3/17, 6.0 miles. Day 4 of The 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Fest, including artists Scott Pemberton, Booker T Stax Revue (do you remember Booker T and the MGs and their hit “Green Onions”?), and Joss Stone. Today is the BBQ at Shango in Hillsboro but I will be missing it.
Tuesday, 7/4/17, 4.9 miles. Day 5 of The 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Fest, including artists Monkey Junk, Canned Heat, and Curtis Salgado. During a party at the beach (New Smyrna Beach) in 1969 I was introduced to four albums: Savoy Brown (Blue Matter, 1969); Canned Heat (Canned Heat, 1967), Blind Faith (Blind Faith, 1969), and Cream (Wheels of Fire, 1968). This party and these albums helped…