If you've paid your dues in downtown Portland you know damn well who I'm talking about. The enigmatic, controversial John "Elvis" Shroder:


photo via Soul Strut

You know him, right? Yeah, of course you do. Well, heads up because his birthday's on Tuesday at Dante's, and is being thrown by BarFly, who also interviewed him a few years ago. There'll be a slew of bands, with Giant Bug Village headlining, and it's free (but presents will be accepted).