G Bots and the Journeymen drop debut album

Bend band plays release show at Volcanic

In April, local band G Bots and the Journeymen were faced with a challenge: record … Read more

Review: London label picks up ‘Radiance of Resistance’ soundtrack

Colten Tyler Williams creates haunting yet uplifting score for documentary

“Radiance of Resistance” — a documentary created by local filmmakers Jesse Locke and Jesse Roberts … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming Concerts Dec. 14 — Todd Haaby and Sola Via (nuevo flamenco guitar), Tower Theatre, … Read more

The Roof Rabbits play Spoken Moto

Local punk supergroup prepping debut album

Though the live music usually never stops in Bend, for local musicians at least, winter … Read more

A hip-hop holiday fashion show in Bend

HardChords to perform at Santa Baby bash at Astro Lounge

Fashion and hip-hop collide with Christmas cheer at the Astro Lounge on Saturday for the … Read more

¡Chiringa! leads hurricane benefit for Puerto Rico

Local Latin dance band to celebrate island’s culture

Shireen Amini has long used her music to bring Puerto Rican and Latin culture to … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Dec. 7 — The California Honeydrops (soul/roots), Domino Room, Bend, bendticket.com. Dec. 7 — Lee … Read more

Blizzard of shows announced in Central Oregon

4 Peaks holiday sale, Sisters Folk Festival winter series and more

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for show announcements in Central Oregon. Take a … Read more

Lee DeWyze to play Astro Lounge

‘American Idol’ brings new songs to Bend

Lee DeWyze was making a name for himself in the Chicago area long before “American … Read more

Ben Sollee plays (and bikes) in Bend

Cellist, songwriter brings new band to Volcanic Theatre Pub

About two years ago, Kentucky singer-songwriter and cello virtuoso Ben Sollee was supposed to play … Read more

California Honeydrops get soulful at Domino Room

Band brings horn-heavy sound to Bend

Over the last decade, The California Honeydrops went from busking in subway stations in Oakland, … Read more

Michale Graves digs up bones in Bend

Former Misfits frontman brings horror punk to Domino Room

It’s a little jarring to hear the former frontman of the Misfits compare himself to … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Ella Rider, ‘Land of Hope’

Artist: Ella Rider Featured song: “Land of Hope” Upcoming shows: • Riderbymyside at The Lot, … Read more

Songs of the season in Central Oregon

Take in some holiday shows in Bend

Tower Theatre Executive Director Ray Solley has noticed other historic theaters around the country struggling … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 30 — Jess Ryan (singer-songwriter), Astro Lounge, Bend, astroloungebend.com. Nov. 30 — Jeff Austin … Read more

The English Beat is back in Bend

British ska band returns to Domino Room

Dave Wakeling and The English Beat aren’t “saving it for later.” The reunited 2 Tone … Read more

Jeff Austin Band plays Volcanic

Former Yonder Mountain mandolinist brings solo group to Bend

After more than 15 years, Yonder Mountain String Band co-founder and mandolinist Jeff Austin left … Read more

Saymyname plays free show at The Capitol

Electronic artist brings hardtrap style to Bend

As fans and artists increasingly have access to anything they could ever want to hear, … Read more

World’s Finest returns to Central Oregon

Portland band plays album-release show at Domino Room

It makes sense that World’s Finest formed in Portland. Even for a newgrass band — … Read more

Review roundup: Cloverdayle, 4DUB drop new music

Country duo releases uplifting single; rap crew celebrates Raiders

Cloverdayle, “Scars” Self-released single Former Oregon country duo Cloverdayle will be back at Volcanic Theatre … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 24 — Metal Harvest featuring Day of Rest, Corvus, Unto the Plague, Harlit Skyline … Read more

Local musicians to pay tribute to Tom Petty

They won’t back down at Volcanic

This year’s count of talented musicians leaving us too soon is shaping up to be … Read more

Israel Vibration returns to Central Oregon

Reggae harmony group plays The Capitol

Reggae harmony group Israel Vibration will return to Bend for the third year in a … Read more

Corey Smith, Jade Jackson play Domino Room

Country songwriters break the mold in Bend

Country music has a long tradition of rebels, from Waylon to Willie. Add Corey Smith … Read more

Day of Rest leads Metal Harvest in Bend

Heavy bands unite for hurricane fundraiser

The members of Redmond-based melodic metal band Day of Rest didn’t start out as friends. … Read more

Central Oregon bands pay homage to musical favorites

This is just a tribute

When Taylor Morden moved from Portland to Washington, D.C., about 7½ years ago, he was … Read more

Funky fusion, nouveau swing hit Bend

Peter Erskine plays The Oxford; Donald Harrison, Terell Stafford team up at Riverhouse

Jazz at the Oxford and Riverhouse Jazz once again go head-to-head this weekend. Read on … Read more

Greyhounds run back to Volcanic

Texas duo brings old-school soul to Bend

The members of Austin, Texas, soul duo Greyhounds often get asked about their spaceman. Or … Read more

Belfry celebrates fifth birthday

Poor Man’s Whiskey, Mexican Gunfight play Sisters venue

Sisters musician Benji Nagel moved back to town in 2012, right around the time The … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 16 — Three For Silver (folk/rock/swing), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Nov. … Read more

Fruition returns for Apres Ski Bash

Newgrass band plays Crows Feet Commons

A little cold weather isn’t going to keep Bendites indoors, especially when there’s skiing and … Read more

Caraoke for a Cure finals set at Silver Moon

Competition raises funds for American Cancer Society

The second Careaoke for a Cure competition, a benefit for the Bend chapter of Relay … Read more

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