Everyone loves a comeback story, and that of North Portland’s veteran R&B funkmaster is a doozy. Once sharing stages with the likes of Otis Redding and James Brown, Thomas slipped into obscurity in the ’70s. Several years ago, a clutch of young Portland musicians convinced the septuagenarian to reclaim the mic. The group has since won over new generations of soul fans. Tonight marks the release of their new Tender Loving Empire 7-inch.
Jun 30, 2018 at 9:00 PM