Mock Crest Tavern starts your weekend with Suburban Slim bringing down the house Friday night, June 7th at 9:00 p.m.!
Phil began playing the ukulele during his childhood years, and later picked up the guitar. He grew up in Northern California, and recorded his first album at the age of 15. As the years passed, he toured in Oregon and later relocated to Eugene. He stayed for 15 years before moving to Portland in search of a wider audience and music scene. Not long after, he released three CD’s of original tunes.
Suburban Slim is available to hear on YouTube.
- Tracey Fordice – Vocals/ Keyboards
- Randy Yearout – Lead guitar/Slide/Vocals
- Rudi Spain – Bass
- Johnnie Corrie – Drums/Vocals
- Bob Demary – Guitars
Preview “I’ll Have it All” and “When’s it Gonna Stop” on Reverbnation.
The Cascade Blues Association raves about Tracey Fordice and the 8-Balls. They refer to them as a band that delivers rockin’ blues and soulful ballads. This group utilizes a broad range of sounds from Etta James to Bonnie Raitt and Willie Dixon. They also stated the band has amazing creative power for their original songs. This isn’t just another blues band.