“Portland’s first lady of the blues,” LaRhonda Steele, Returns to Cannon Beach Sunday, July 31st.
Steele began her musical journey in Jones, Oklahoma at age 13, singing her first solo in church. She’s since become a staple of the Portland blues, gospel and soul scenes. Steele was named “Best Female Vocalist” by the Cascade Blues Association in back-to-back years of 2016-17. Steele is also the musical director of the nonprofit Portland Interfaith Gospel Choir and Portland Center for Spiritual Living. To Steele, music is about coming together, sharing joy.
The free, family friendly concert, in Cannon Beach’s downtown city park, begins at 5:00PM. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, low-backed chairs and fully stocked picnic baskets. Dogs, Frisbees, soccer balls and the like are welcome too.
The park is located in downtown Cannon Beach, northeast of the Chamber of Commerce at 2nd & Spruce.
The concert is produced by the Tolovana Arts Colony and made possible by a Community Grant from the City of Cannon Beach.
For more information, visit tolovanaartscolony.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 541-215-4445.