Immersion Brewing turns 2 in Bend

Company Grand, Just Cuz, more play anniversary party

Immersion Brewing will mark its second anniversary this weekend. The pub, known for its brew-it-yourself … Read more

Keith Greeninger, Dayan Kai return to Sisters

Folk festival regulars get back to nature at The Belfry

Singer-songwriters Keith Greeninger and Dayan Kai have collaborated for close to 20 years, criss-crossing the … Read more

Ray LaMontagne kicks off Les Schwab shows

Amphitheater slates busiest season yet in Bend

It’s easy to peg Ray LaMontagne as a retro artist. Almost everything about the Maine … Read more

Lettuce to headline Newberry Event

Cold War Kids at Oregon Spirit Distillers also announced

This week in show announcements, it’s fusion and funk and indie rock (oh my). Read … Read more

The Posies play anniversary show at Volcanic

Seattle alt-rockers celebrate 30 years with tour, album reissues

Thirty years ago, as grunge was taking over Seattle, The Posies were the odd band … Read more

Six years of Metalfest in Bend

Event unites underground bands from Northwest, beyond

Change is inevitable, especially in the music world, and especially in Bend, where the population … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Kylan Johnson, ‘Biding Time’

Artist: Kylan Johnson Featured song: “Biding Time” Upcoming shows: • 6 p.m. June 1 at Astro … Read more

High Desert Music Conference launches at Astro

Panelists include Chino Moreno, Jeshua Marshall, more

Musician and concert promoter John Davis — owner of Red Light Productions, which regularly hosts … Read more

Dirty Revival gets groove on at Belfry

Portland band celebrates five years with new music

Portland soul/rock/hip-hop hybrid Dirty Revival celebrates five years as a band this month. It marked … Read more

Upcoming concerts

May 17 — The Last Revel (folk/Americana), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. May … Read more

The Last Revel returns to Bend

Trio plays McMenamins Old St. Francis School before lineup reshuffle

Another Central Oregon frequent flier, Minneapolis acoustic trio The Last Revel, returns to Bend to … Read more

Head and the Heart announces Bend show

Seattle band to play with Blind Pilot at Les Schwab

Seattle indie-folk band The Head and the Heart will return to Les Schwab Amphitheater on … Read more

Lee Rocker stray cat struts to the Tower

Rockabilly bassist brings multimedia show to Bend

Lee Rocker was 17 when he and his childhood friends in The Stray Cats decided … Read more

‘Times Like These’ brings The Lique back to Bend

Las Vegas band blends hip-hop, jazz at Volcanic

It was practically a given that The Lique would come back to Bend sooner rather … Read more

Opening the Circle of Willis at 2nd Street Theater

Bend quartet to play multimedia show with Gen17

If you’re up on your human anatomy, you can guess that Bend-based band Circle of … Read more

Review: Bony Chanterelle delivers angular rock on debut

Bend trio plays album release show at Spoken Moto

Bend roots-punk trio Bony Chanterelle has been scrapping around the Pacific Northwest and beyond for … Read more

Madeleine Peyroux sings ‘Anthem’ in Bend

Jazz chanteuse will preview new album at Tower Theatre

Madeleine Peyroux, the blues and jazz singer often compared to Billie Holiday, seems to be … Read more

Shakey Graves heading to Bend

Singer-songwriter plays Oregon Spirit Distillers in August

Austin, Texas, songwriter Shakey Graves will perform at Oregon Spirit Distillers on Aug. 7. Graves, … Read more

Blackstrap Bluegrass plays 4 Peaks party

Bend festival offers volunteer sign-ups for this year’s event

The 4 Peaks Music Festival is a little more than a month away, and organizers … Read more

Stephanie Schneiderman will play McMenamins

Multi-faceted artist brings full band to Bend

Portland songwriter Stephanie Schneiderman’s artistic output could best be described as restless, and that’s a … Read more

Booker T. Jones delivers musical melting pot in Bend

Soul legend plays hits and more at Tower Theatre show

In March, Bend received a visit from the godfather of funk. On Saturday, the city … Read more

Texas country takes over Midtown Ballroom

Cody Jinks, Red Shahan play sold-out show in Bend

There are Texas country artists, and then there’s Red Shahan. The gritty singer-songwriter was born … Read more

Bend music fans have options for Cinco de Mayo

Latin grooves, Tex-Mex rock and reggae among show highlights

Cinco de Mayo arrives Saturday, and Central Oregon’s music scene will of course join in … Read more

Review: Trailer 31 walks its final mile

Folk band examines friendship, growing up on second album

“Walk a Mile,” the second album from Bend old-timey folk trio Trailer 31, is bittersweet … Read more

Prof brings party to Domino Room

Minneapolis rapper to perform in Bend

Minneapolis rapper Prof (born Jacob Anderson) spent the 2000s and early 2010s building a fan … Read more

The Funky Knuckles fuse jazz, soul, more in Bend

Snarky Puppy compatriots to play Volcanic Theatre Pub

The Funky Knuckles emerged in the early 2010s out of the same Texas scene that … Read more

Upcoming concerts

May 3 — Brian Copeland (pop/rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. May 3 … Read more

Booker T. Jones brings soulful legacy to Tower

Keyboardist who defined Stax sound brings quartet to Bend

As leader of Booker T. and The M.G.’s, the house band for Stax Records throughout … Read more

The Wild Child and Stelth Ulvang show at VTP postponed

The Wild Child and Stelth Ulvang show scheduled Monday at Volcanic Theatre Pub has been … Read more

The Motels bring new wave to the Tower

Bandleader Martha Davis plays Bend for first time

Most long-running bands go through a lineup change or two in their time. But only … Read more

Stelth Ulvang opens for Wild Child at Volcanic

Lumineers keyboardist brings solo music to Bend

Stelth Ulvang relishes the musical balancing act he has maintained since joining The Lumineers in … Read more

Deschutes County Fair announces rock, country shows

America, Big & Rich, Grand Funk and Gary Allan head to Redmond

Whether you’re a “Horse of a Different Color” or “A Horse With No Name,” the … Read more

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