King Louie's Birthday Bash! [SOLD OUT!]

Salud!, 224 NE 3rd Ave., Camas, WA

I'll be celebrating my birthday at Salud's cool new covered outdoor music space. With me will be my music partner, saxophonist supreme Renato Caranto, plus the great Chicago drummer Michael Raynor. Seating is limited to around 50 people, so make sure to call in advance for reservations. Did I mention that the food, wine and service are all excellent? $5 cover.

UPDATE: I'M SORRY, BUT THIS GIG IS NOW SOLD OUT.

King Louie & Renato Caranto duo gig!

Five-O-Three, 21900 Willamette Dr, #201, West Linn

This will be our first gig of the summer playing in the beautiful sunken outdoor patio @ this great West Linn eatery. Plenty of social distancing will be practiced. Should be a blast! Make sure and call to reserve your table.

"Three Kings Tribute" festival set!

Waterfront Blues Festival, Portland, OR

This will be a fun one! The "Tribute to the Three Kings" is dedicated to late blues guitar icons Albert King, Freddie King, and B.B. King. The band will feature long-time B.B. King drummer Tony Coleman (on drums & vocals) who played with all three "Kings." Also in the all-star band: John Mazzocco, bass; Peter Dammann & Michael Osborn, guitars; Chris Mercer, sax; Joe McCarthy, trumpet; myself, B-3; and others to be named later. (We'll play a later set from 6-7 pm.)

"Three Kings Tribute" festival set!

Waterfront Blues Festival, Portland, OR

This will be a fun one! The "Tribute to the Three Kings" is dedicated to late blues guitar icons Albert King, Freddie King, and B.B. King. The band will feature long-time B.B. King drummer Tony Coleman (on drums & vocals) who played with all three "Kings." Also in the all-star band: John Mazzocco, bass; Peter Dammann & Michael Osborn, guitars; Chris Mercer, sax; Joe McCarthy, trumpet; myself, B-3; and others to be named later. (We'll play an earlier set from noon to 1 pm.)

Jul22

King Louie & Friends gig!

Five-O-Three, 21900 Willamette Dr, #201, West Linn

This will be our first trio gig of the summer playing in the beautiful sunken outdoor patio @ this great West Linn eatery. Plenty of social distancing will be practiced. I'll be joined by the great Renato Caranto on sax and vocalist extraordinaire Sean Holmes. Should be a blast! Make sure and call to reserve your table.

"Three Kings Tribute" performance

Music On the Half Shell, Stewart Park, Roseburg, OR

This will be a fun one! The "Tribute to the Three Kings" is dedicated to late blues guitar icons Albert King, Freddie King, and B.B. King. The band will feature long-time B.B. King drummer Tony Coleman (on drums & vocals) who played with all three "Kings." Also in the all-star band: John Mazzocco, bass; Peter Dammann & Michael Osborn, guitars; Chris Mercer, sax; Joe McCarthy, trumpet; myself, B-3; and others to be named later. The event is free to the public, with a 5,000 person capacity. More info TBA.

King Louie & Renato Caranto duo gig!

Five-O-Three, 21900 Willamette Dr, #201, West Linn

This will be our third gig of the summer playing in the beautiful sunken outdoor patio @ this great West Linn eatery. Plenty of social distancing will be practiced. Should be a blast! Make sure and call to reserve your table.

Sep2

King Louie & Friends

Five-O-Three, 21900 Willamette Dr, #201, West Linn

This will be our third gig of the summer playing in the beautiful sunken outdoor patio @ this great West Linn eatery. Plenty of social distancing will be practiced. I'll be joined by the great Renato Caranto on sax and vocalist extraordinaire Sean Holmes. Should be a blast! Make sure and call to reserve your table.

King Louie & Renato Caranto

East Hawaii Jazz & Blues Festival, Hilo, Hawaii

Renato and I performed at this great fundraiser for Hawaii veterans in 2019 and were invited back in 2020 but the pandemic got in the way. We're excited to be returning in 2021! We'll be joined by festival organizer Steve Bader on drums. Details TBA...