We’ve been nominated for 12 Muddy Awards!

We've been nominated for 12 Muddy Awards!

Thank you Cascade Blues Association members for the Muddy Award nominations for myself, the Tornadoes and the Big Band! In all we were nominated for Contemporary Blues Act, Traditional Blues Act, Electric Guitar, Bass (Allen Markel), Drums (Don Shultz), Horns (Joe McCarthy, Brad Lee Ulrich, Chris Mercer), Keys (Steve Kerin), NW Recording of the Year […]

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Listen to Kevin’s March 23rd interview on Portland’s Playlist!

Listen to Kevin's March 23rd interview on Portland's Playlist!

Check out this great interview of Kevin on the Portland Radio Project’s show, Portland’s Playlist hosted by Luke Neill and Teri Briggs.    They talk about and play some of Kevin’s influences, and he tells the stories behind a lot of his songs off his newest release “Buy My Soul Back”.  Also Kevin performs live […]

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Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes receive 2015 Muddy Award

Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes receive 2015 Muddy Award

On November 4, the Cascade Blues Association in Portland, OR held their annual Muddy Award ceremony.  We are honored to announce that we received the 2015 Muddy Award for Contemporary Blues Act of the Year.  This is the 8th award for the band for Blues Act of the Year.  Thank you to the CBA, and […]

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Blues Blast Magazine CD Review of “Buy My Soul Back”, Oct 29, 2015

Blues Blast Magazine CD Review of "Buy My Soul Back", Oct 29, 2015

Kevin Selfe – Buy My Soul Back Vizztone VT-KEV-01 13 songs – 59 minutes www.kevinselfe.com Multi-talented Kevin Selfe and his band, the Tornadoes, have been wowing audiences from their adopted home base of Portland, Ore., for the better part of a decade, but should make waves nationally with Buy My Soul Back, a thoroughly modern album […]

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CD Release Party Preview – Portland Tribune Oct 15, 2015

CD Release Party Preview - Portland Tribune Oct 15, 2015

Great writeup in the Portland Tribune today by Rob Cullivan about the CD Release Party on Friday, October 16. http://portlandtribune.com/pt/11-features/277141-152685-live-music Oct. 16 Back to the crossroads It’s a story as old as the blues — some frustrated cat wants musical success and sells out to Satan to get it. However, Cascade Blues Association Hall of […]

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“Buy My Soul Back” hits the Roots Music Report Charts!

"Buy My Soul Back" hits the Roots Music Report Charts!

The Roots Music Report Charts for the week of October 6, 2015 were released, and “Buy My Soul Back” made it’s debut at #42 on the National Blues Chart, and #1 on the Oregon State Chart!  Thanks to all the DJ’s for playing the new disc, and thanks to VizzTone for believing in us and […]

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