Friday, July 6 ‘Mercy’ Video Release Party at Alberta Street Pub

If you’re wanting music to inspire, go to Alberta Street Pub Friday night for Elke Robitaille’s video release party for her song ‘Mercy.’ Elke wrote the song as a way to find a reason to hope with all that has been going on in the world. She also filmed part of the song’s video during the March for Our Lives event. I was proud to be there, along with filmmaker Robert Parish, and we also feature Elke and JP in our Musicians Rising Up series, here and here.

Karyn Ann will perform at 6, followed by Elke with the full band at 6:30. The video will be shown at 7:30. All guests at the show will receive a Free Download Card for the new single Mercy!

Elke, JP Downer, and Tim Karplus were recently featured on KGW’s Tonight With Cassidy.

‘Mercy’ Video Release Party
Alberta Street Pub
1036 NE Alberta Street, Portland
Fri, July 6th
6-8 pm | FREE
All Ages Event


Friday, July 6 Tribe Mars, Astro Tan, Dan Dan at Mississippi Studios

Tribe Mars first full length album will be available July 6th!
Come celebrate with the Tribe, Astro Tan, and Dan Dan!
You know it’s a party with a lineup like this 😎

Tribe Mars 🚀
Astro Tan 🛸
Dan Dan 💥

Tribe Mars, Astro Tan, Dan Dan
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave, Portland,
8 pm Doors, 9 pm Show | $10 TICKETS




Saturday, July 7 Grey Fiction, Day Bones, and The Weird Kids at Twilight Cafe and Bar

Embargo Presents
Grey Fiction
Day Bones
The Weird Kids

Grey Fiction, Day Bones, and The Weird Kids
Twilight Cafe and Bar
1420 SE Powell Blvd, Portland
Sat, July 7th
8:30 pm | $13 TICKETS



Sunday, July 8 Thankusomuch Video Release w/ Michalangela & Salvatore Manalo at Jack London Revue

Thankusomuch is releasing a music video for our tune “Arcata” and we’re throwing a sexy party to celebrate! We’d love to see some friends come out and see Salvatore Manalo start the night before we perform with Michal Angela Wilson! Everyone in attendance will be able to download the audio for the full version of “Arcata” for free. Plus we’ll give you some business cards since I ordered way too many.”
Check out Salvatore Manalo on Sounds of PDX with Luke Neill

Thankusomuch Video Release w/ Michalangela & Salvatore Manalo
Jack London Revue
529 SW 4th Ave, Portland
Sun, July 8th
9 pm – midnight | $7 TICKETS



Wednesday, July 11 Brothers Billygoat, Mordecai, Toothbone at Holocene

Join us for an evening of immersive avant-pop sounds from these local talents, headlined by the breath-taking stop motion animators and musical duo, The Brothers Billygoat.

The Brothers Billygoat: We live in Portland. It’s nice. We make animations that take forever to create but progress at the same rate as we progress. We like dinner parties and board games.

Mordecai: “Veiled in the sonic shroud of avant-pop’s murky soundscapes, Portland, Oregon experimental Duo Mordecai are forging an incendiary path. Comprised of lap-steel/vocalist Andrew Alexander Endres and violinist Kate Kilbourne the band came together in early 2016, conspiring darkly sweet, beat-driven bangers that fold in R&B swagger, electro mysticism, and pop sensibility.” – Ryan Prado (Portland Mercury/Vortex Magazine)
Check out Mordecai on Sounds of PDX with Luke Neill

Toothbone: Toothbone is a 3-piece hailing from Portland, OR. They bring together an array of music from different genres creating a sound completely their own. Toothbone brings an energy to live shows not to be missed. With all members having a background in jazz music, they have strong improvisational ideas about music. Each show has elements that previous shows did not have, a constant supply of new material, and new ideas. No two Toothbone shows are the same.
Toothbone is set to release a new self titled full length album on February 7th, 2018, recorded in Portland, OR with Riley Geare, formerly of Unknown Mortal Orchestra and producer of the new Reptalians album out on Captured Tracks. They will be touring in support of this album in late March through major cities from Austin, TX through Portland, OR.

Brothers Billygoat, Mordecai, Toothbone
1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Wed, July 11th
8:30 pm Doors, 9:30 pm Show | $8 TICKETS


Luke Neill is the voice of Sounds of PDX on PRP. Catch Sounds of PDX every Tuesday night from 7-9 pm, and the SPDX Listening Party every Thursday from 1-3 pm! Follow Sounds of PDX on Facebook


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DJ, Volunteer Extraordinaire at PRP
With a passion for music and a love of all things radio, DJ Jen Em joined the PRP team in 2016. Jen’s musical involvement includes a long history of songwriting and choral & jazz singing. She hosts "Fresh Spins with Jen Em" every Friday, 10 am-Noon
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