PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — One of Portland’s top saxophone players is teaming up with “Portland’s first lady of blues” to celebrate Juneteenth.
Eldon T. Jones and LaRhonda Steele will be putting on a concert to honor the federally-recognized holiday. The duo will perform at Alberta Rose Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 18.
Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans in the United States.
Jones joined AM Extra with a preview of his upcoming Juneteenth concert.