Kevin Selfe and The Tornadoes Big Band to play UnTapped Blues Fest!

Kevin Selfe and The Tornadoes Big Band to play UnTapped Blues Fest!

We are excited to announce that we will be playing the UnTapped Blues & Brews Festival on May 9 in Kennewick, WA. This festival features a GREAT lineup that includes Taj Mahal, John Nemeth, Teresa James, Hot Wired Rhythm Band, Robin Barrett and The Coyote Kings, and Rubberneck. For this show we will be bringing […]

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The Big Band is headed back to Seattle, Saturday, February 21!

The Big Band is headed back to Seattle, Saturday, February 21!

The Big Band is coming back to Seattle! We’ve got some new tunes we’ve been working on, and looking forward to playing at out favorite venue in the NW, Highway 99 Blues Club. Saturday, February 21, 8PM Highway 99 Blues Club 1414 Alaskan Way Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 382-2171 Two Time Muddy Award Winner for […]

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Big Band show at Duff’s Garage on Friday, January 16

Big Band show at Duff's Garage on Friday, January 16

Rare Portland appearance for Kevin Selfe and The Tornadoes Big Band! Friday, January 16. 9PM Duff’s Garage 2530 NE 82nd Ave Portland, OR 97220 (503) 234-2337 Two Time Muddy Award Winner for Performance of the Year What do you get when you add together a super tight horn section reminiscent of the Stax years, a […]

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Jimi Bott nominated for 2015 Blues Music Award!

Jimi Bott nominated for 2015 Blues Music Award!

We are very excited to announce our drummer Jimi Bott, has been nominated for a 2015 Blues Music Award by the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN! For those of you who don’t know, The Blues Music Awards (once called the Handy’s)  are universally recognized as the highest accolade afforded musicians and songwriters in Blues music.  Voting […]

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Ex-Roanoker Kevin Selfe receives big blues honor in the Northwest

Ex-Roanoker Kevin Selfe receives big blues honor in the Northwest

Go to full article Posted: Friday, November 7, 2014 11:34 am By Tad Dickens | The Roanoke Times For years, blues guitarist/singer Kevin Selfe plied his trade in the Roanoke Valley. Things really took off for him, though, after he moved to Portland, Oregon. On Wednesday, Selfe’s work was recognized when the Cascade Blues Association, […]

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Kevin Selfe and The Tornadoes receive Three 2014 Muddy Awards, Kevin is inducted into the Hall Of Fame!

Kevin Selfe and The Tornadoes receive Three 2014 Muddy Awards, Kevin is inducted into the Hall Of Fame!

  We are excited and honored to announce that we have received three 2014 Muddy Awards from the Cascade Blues Association in a ceremony in Portland, OR on November 5.   We took home awards for Traditional Blues Act, Electric Guitar, and Drums.   Kevin was also inducted in the the CBA’s Hall of Fame for Electric […]

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