It's the 3rd Annual Louis Armstrong Celebration!
Celebrating the life and legacy of Louis Armstrong once again, remembering his visits and performances in Portland including the 1965 rooftop show at the Lloyd Center Shopping Mall — the catalyst for this event!
Yes, on July 29, 1965, our hero-in-chief, Louis Armstrong, played from the roof of the Lloyd Center — twice!
Here's the FULL backstory:
8pm — 10pm: Concert
John MOAK — trombone
David EVANS — clarinet, tenor saxophone
Charlie PORTER — trumpet
Garner PRUITT — cornet
Doug SAMMONS — guitar, banjo, vocals
Ken ANOE — bass, tuba
Randy PORTER — piano
Tim RAP — drums