Tuesday, September 1, 2009

First Thurs! Finn Riggins Pre-Order! New Shirts! Church Tour!

Hi friends! We sincerely hope this post finds you well and in high spirits. We also have some things to tell you about that we think could possibly make you higher and weller.

Lots of good stuff in this email:

1. Our last First Thursday of the Year. Featuring art by Juliana Swaney, Jeremy Okai Davis and Ariana Harley! And music by Luzelena (of Y La Bamba) and White Lighter (Kyle of Typhoon)!

2. New TLE Shirts!

3. Tender Loving Empire has a showcase at MusicFest NW this year!!

4. Finn Riggins' New Album: Vs. Wilderness AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER! (Get you're limited edition, hand-printed, Glow-in the Dark copy before they're gone!) Plus: Finn Riggins Tour Dates!

5. Church is going on tour AGAIN!

It's our LAST, First Thursday event of the year at the Tender Loving Empire store! If you haven't made it out to one of these yet, now's your chance.

We will be adorning our walls with the work of:

Jeremy Okai Davis!

Julianna Swaney!

and Ariana Harley!

Free, Outdoor Musical performances by:

Luzelena of Y La Bamba!

and White Lighter (Kyle of Typhoon)!

Event 6:00-10pm

Music 7:00 - 9:30

It's all going down at the T.L.E. store on NW 18th & Lovejoy.

*This event is All Ages



Tender Loving Empire is proud to announce our showcase at MusicFest NW this year!!!!!

Come to East End at SE Ash and Grand in Portland, Oregon, on September 19th from 8pm-1am!

You'll see performances by:

Yeah Great Fine - 8pm - 9pm
Blue Horns - 9pm-10pm
Gratitillium - 10pm - 11pm
Church - 11pm - 12am
Finn Riggins -12am-1am

$5 or Free with MFNW wristband.

Finn Riggins' new album: VS. WILDERNESS!!!!

Pre-Order the limited-edition, glow-in-the-dark CD now to reserve your copy before they're gone!




9/19 PORTLAND, OR -- MFNW @ East End
9/24 BEND, OR @ Silver Moon Brewery w/ Church
9/25 LA GRANDE , OR @ The Crawlspace w/ Church + Yeah Great Fine
9/26 GARDEN CITY (boise), ID @ Visual Arts Collective w/ Talkdemonic + Church
9/30 MISSOULA, MT @ The Badlander w/ Drunken Prayer + Broken Valley Roadshow
10/1 SPOKANE, WA @ The Empyrean w/ Little Teeth
10/2 CLARKSTON, WA @ Hogan's w/ The Murrs
10/3 MOSCOW, ID @ 1912 Community Center w/ The Holiday Friends + Rhythmmemory
10/6 BOISE, ID @ Record Exchange
10/7 PENDLETON, OR @ Pendleton Center for the Arts
10/8 MCCALL, ID @ Forester's w/ Jared Mees & The Grown Children
10/9 GARDEN CITY (boise), ID @ Visual Arts Collective CD RELEASE PARTY w/ Le Fleur + Boy Eats Drum Machine + Jared Mees & The Grown Children + A Seasonal Disguise + Vagerfly
10/10 PORTLAND, OR @ Berbati’s Pan PDX CD RELEASE PARTY w/ Jared Mees & The Grown Children + World's Greatest Ghosts + Typhoon
10/12 SALEM, OR @ The Space w/ Phantom!
10/13 OLYMPIA, WA @ Kitty X House
10/14 BREMERTON, WA @ The Hi-Fidelity Lounge
10/15 BELLINGHAM, WA @ Whaam All Ages @ The Old Foundry w/ Go Slowpoke + Keaton Collective
10/16 SEATTLE, WA @ Blue Moon w/ Doctor Doctor
10/17 EUGENE, OR @ house show w/ The Daveys
10/18 ASHLAND, OR @ Alex's Restaurant w/ Kites & Crows
10/19 MT SHASTA, CA @ The Stage Door w/ The Lottery
10/20 CHICO, CA @ Chico State University --noontime--
10/22 SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ Hemlock Tavern w/ The Dont's + Total Hound
10/23 SANTA CRUZ, CA @ The Crepe Place
10/24 SANTA BARBARA, CA @ Muddy Waters Cafe w/ Verna Beware
10/28 LOS ANGELES, CA @ Silverlake Lounge
10/29 SAN DIEGO, CA @ tba
10/30 TUCSON, AZ @ The Hut
10/31 LAS CRUCES, NM @ halloween house show
11/1 PHOENIX, AZ @ The Ruby Room
11/3 PROVO, UT @ house show w/ Shark Speed
11/4 SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ The Woodshed w/ Shark Speed
11/5 LOGAN, UT @ Why Sound
11/6 POCATELLO, ID @ Benton Street w/ Spondee
11/7 REXBURG, ID @ Hogi Yogi's Attic w/ Spondee
11/11 BOISE, ID @ Neurolux
11/12 MOSCOW, ID @ John's Alley
11/13 PORTLAND, OR @ Wonder Ballroom w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/14 PORTLAND, OR @ Wonder Ballroom w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/15 EUGENE, OR @ Wow Hall w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/17 BELLINGHAM, WA @ The Nightlight w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/18 VANCOUVER, BC @ Commodore Ballroom w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/19 SEATTLE, WA @ The Showbox w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/20 SEATTLE, WA @ The Showbox w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
11/21 SPOKANE, WA @ Knitting Factory w/ Built To Spill + Disco Doom
12/2 SALT LAKE CITY, UT @ Kilby Court
12/3 VAIL, CO @ Agave
12/4 DENVER, CO @ Hi-Dive w/ The Pseudo Dates + Vitamins
12/5 NEDERLAND, CO @ First Street Pub


9/24 Bend, OR @ The Silver Moon w/ Finn Riggins
9/25 La Grande, OR @ The Crawlspace w/ Finn Riggins + Yeah Great Fine
9/26 Boise, ID @ Visual Arts Collective w/ Talkdemonic and Finn Riggins
9/27 Bellevue, ID -- Backyard Show w/ Finn Riggins --4pm
9/28 Pocatello, ID @ Idaho State --12pm
9/28 Salt Lake City, UT @ SHO --8pm
9/29 Boulder, CO @ Flying Goat
9/30 Denver, CO @ Rhinoceropolis
10/1 Fort Collins, CO @ Everyday Joe's
10/2 Provo, UT @ Velour
10/3 Las Vegas, NV @ The Beauty Bar
10/4 Los Angeles, CA @ The Smell
10/5 San Diego, CA @ Che Cafe
10/6 San Luis Obispo, CA @ Downtown Brewery
10/7 San Barbara, CA @ Muddy Waters
10/8 San Luis Obispo, CA @ Boo Boo's Record Store
10/9 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Crepe Place
10/10 San Francisco, CA @ Amnesia
10/12 Santa Rosa, CA @ North Bay Art and Music Collective
10/13 Davis, CA @ UC Davis -- Lunchtime show
10/13 Sacramento, CA @ Luigi's Slice Midtown w/ Alak & Neal Morgan
10/14 Redding, CA @ Downtown Eatery
10/15 Eureka, CA @ Lil' Red Lion
10/16 Arcata, CA @ Jambalaya
10/17 Eugene, OR @ Sam Bond's Garage
10/18 Salem, OR @ The Space
10/27 Portland, OR @ Portland State University --Lunchtime Show
10/30 Portland, OR @ The Doug Fir w/ Jared Mees + Run On Sentence



Find more info about Tender Loving Empire: the Record Label, our Store in Portland, Oregon, Events and Shows, our Clothing Line, and the Custom Screenprinting Services we offer for your own creative endeavors.

We sincerely appreciate your support, enthusiasm, inspiration, and friendships.

Live it up and be good to each other.


The T.L.E. Family

www.tenderlovingempire.com / (503) 243-5859 /
PDX STORE: NW 18th & Lovejoy M-Sat 11-6, Sun 12-5