The Damn Truth to rock Volcanic

Montreal band brings fiery riffs to Bend

Rock ’n’ roll is littered with legends of the unbelievable variety, from Ozzy Osbourne biting … Read more

Insane Clown Posse brings horrorcore to Midtown

Face-painted hip-hop duo returns to Bend

It’s rough out there for a Juggalo in 2018. Juggalos — AKA the fanbase of … Read more

Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival announces acts

Rusted Root duo cancels Tower show

Show announcements in Central Oregon this week: • Sisters Folk Festival will get some bluesy company … Read more

Taylor Eigsti plays Riverhouse Jazz

New York City pianist leads quartet in series’ penultimate shows

Don’t mourn the loss of Riverhouse Jazz just yet. There are still two more acts … Read more

Upcoming concerts

March 22 — George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (P-funk), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, March 22 … Read more

George Clinton gets P-Funky at Midtown

Parliament-Funkadelic brings the Mothership back to Bend

Parliament-Funkadelic fans are seeing a lot more of George Clinton these days. It’s not as … Read more

Amos Lee announces Les Schwab show

Soulful folk singer returns to Bend in August

Amos Lee will return to Bend this summer. The soul-inflected folk singer-songwriter will perform at … Read more

Lindsey Webster to drop new album in Bend

Soulful singer up next at Jazz at the Oxford

Lindsey Webster had already shared a stage with Amy Helm and Donald Fagen and performed … Read more

Yonder Mountain String Band comes back to Bend

Progressive bluegrass act brings new lineup to Midtown

When founding mandolinist Jeff Austin left Yonder Mountain String Band in early 2014, the band … Read more

Peter Yarrow, ‘Lonesome Traveler’ rescheduled

Folk singer and concert show headed to Tower in June

Peter Yarrow and the “Lonesome Traveler” concert show has been rescheduled for June 6 at … Read more

Musical highlights for St. Patrick’s Day in Bend

Put down the green beer and check out some shows

Break out the fiddles and bagpipes — Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, and there are … Read more

Lukas Nelson, Promise of the Real return to Oregon

Country-rock band plays free show at Crow’s Feet Commons

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real have kept busy since headlining the fifth annual … Read more

Joanne Shaw Taylor gets wild in Bend

British blues guitarist to shred at the Domino Room

Joanne Shaw Taylor has been defying blues stereotypes since 2002, when the then 16-year-old British … Read more

Carl Palmer brings prog legacy to Tower Theatre

ELP drummer pays tribute to bandmates in Bend

In 2016, famed progressive rock drummer Carl Palmer lost both his Emerson, Lake and Palmer … Read more

Upcoming concerts

March 15 — Black Pussy, with Woebegone (rock), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, March 15 … Read more

Pixies will return to Bend

Seminal indie rock band plays Les Schwab in August

Pixies’ wave of mutilation will wash over Les Schwab Amphitheater once again. The seminal ’80s … Read more

The Decemberists will return to Bend

Portland band announces July Les Schwab date

Portland folk-pop stalwarts The Decemberists are headed back to Bend. The indie rock quintet will … Read more

Portugal. The Man feel it still in Bend

Portland psych-rockers announce Les Schwab show

Portugal. The Man will make its Les Schwab Amphitheater debut this summer. The Portland-based psychedelic/alt-rock … Read more

John McEuen comes full circle in Bend

Former Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member brings solo show to Tower

At 72, John McEuen is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, he’s ramping … Read more

Pennywise brings punk to Midtown

California band, reunited with singer, preps new album

Pennywise’s upcoming 12th studio album is titled “Never Gonna Die” — a fitting statement for … Read more

Los Lonely Boys announce Tower show

Riders in the Sky reschedule to July

Texas blues rock band Los Lonely Boys will perform at the Tower Theatre on July … Read more

Brothers Gow plays Volcanic Theatre Pub

Funk/jam group brings new lineup to Bend

When Brothers Gow returns to Bend to play Volcanic Theatre Pub next week, it will … Read more

Review: The personal drives new Corner Gospel Explosion EP

Duo takes less explicit approach on part 2 of concept album

Corner Gospel Explosion’s deep dive into religion, childhood, mortality and a number of other weighty … Read more

Upcoming concerts

March 8 — Tumble Down House, John Brothers Piano Company (jazz/pop), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, … Read more

Catch some jams on the Moon this weekend

JuJu Eyeball plays benefit; Trailer 31, Honey Don’t team up

Since reopening in October, Silver Moon Brewing has returned to regular live music on weekends. … Read more

Johnsmith returns to HarmonyHouse

Wisconsin folkie plays house show in Sisters

HarmonyHouse, AKA Doug and Katie Cavanaugh’s woodshop southeast of Sisters, has slowed down its house-concert … Read more

Sheryl Crow will return to Bend

Pop songwriter to play Les Schwab Amphitheater in July

Sheryl Crow will soak up the sun in Bend this summer. The pop-rock-country hit-maker known … Read more

Ray LaMontagne, Neko Case return to Bend

Songwriters will share bill at Les Schwab in May

Singer-songwriter and Grammy winner Ray LaMontagne is coming back to Bend. The New Hampshire-born folk-blues … Read more

Review: Vallow’s ‘Sunroom’ showcases Ben Watts’ evolution

Songwriter draws on classical, electronic influences on new album

Ben Watts has worn many creative hats in his young life. Bendites may remember his … Read more

Free concert concludes Americana Song Academy for Youth

Sisters Folk Festival hosts kids from three states at Belfry

Year after year, the Sisters Folk Festival organization’s musical education program in Sisters schools, the … Read more

Donavon Frankenreiter returns to Bend

Surf-rock singer-songwriter plays Domino Room

The surf-rock singer-songwriter trend spawned many Bend favorites: G. Love, Jack Johnson (both of whom … Read more

Pimps of Joytime get happy at Volcanic

Funk band breaks the ‘Third Wall’ in Bend

Brooklyn’s Pimps of Joytime has been bringing its “janxta funk” (a portmanteau of “janky” and … Read more

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