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, 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

Anatomy of a Song: Terence Neal Barham, ‘Something Like This’

Artist: Terence Neal Barham Featured song: “Something Like This” California native, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Terence … Read more

Jethro Tull to perform June 8 at Les Schwab

Act is first announcement for Amphitheater’s 2018 season

Get ready for some flute solos, Bend. British progressive blues rockers Jethro Tull will perform … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 9 — The Cutmen (local soul/jazz/funk), The Belfry, Sisters, Nov. 9 — Sam … Read more

Curtis Salgado returns to Tower Theatre

Blues belter back on road after heart surgery

There’s not much that can keep Portland blues belter and “Blues Brothers” inspiration Curtis Salgado … Read more

The New Mastersounds cancels its performance

The New Mastersounds has canceled its performance at the Domino Room on Friday due to … Read more

Tango Alpha Tango returns to Volcanic

Foxy Lemon, North by North, AKA Faceless round out bill

Portland riffmeisters Tango Alpha Tango will return to Bend on Saturday to head up a … Read more

Everybody knows this is Church of Neil

Annual fundraiser keeps on rockin’ in Bend

The Church of Neil is going overground this year. Most years, Bend’s best-kept local music … Read more

Ari Hoenig plays Deschutes Brewery with trio

Jazz drummer to make debut performance in Bend

It’s not that composing music is particularly difficult for jazz drummer Ari Hoenig. He’s certainly … Read more

Review: Leo Dolan delivers EP of literate folk

Gonzo guitarist plays release show at String Theory Music

Guitarist Leo Dolan is the latest member of indie rock quintet Gonzo to go solo, … Read more

From blues to bluegrass: Sam Bush hits Bend

‘Father of newgrass’ plays Tower Theatre

Give Sam Bush a call, and if you get his answering machine, you’ll be greeted … Read more

David Ryan Harris returns to Astro Lounge

Singer-guitarist plays ‘Songs for Other People’ in Bend

David Ryan Harris has built his career on collaboration, earning his stripes by touring with … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Mike Potter, ‘Keeping Riley B. Alive’

Artist: Mike Potter Featured song: “Keeping Riley B. Alive” Upcoming shows: • Parlour at Empty Bowls … Read more

Roosevelt Collier to get down at Domino

Sacred steel player mixes genres in Bend

When Roosevelt Collier says his schedule is tight, he is not kidding. This year alone, … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 2 — Roosevelt Collier Band, Asher Fulero Band (rock/blues/gospel), Domino Room, Bend, Nov. … Read more

Hollow Sidewalks, LiquidLight to rock Volcanic

Portland bands join AM Clouds in Bend

Is there any cliché more infuriating to popular music lovers than “rock is dead”? The … Read more

Narcotic Wasteland gets heavy at Third Street Pub

Death metal band performs in Bend

After nearly two decades of screaming about ancient Egyptian mythology, H.P. Lovecraft and theology in … Read more

I Hope We Both Die plays final show in Bend

Noise artist to perform at Ranch Records

Editor’s note: This show has been canceled due to illness, according to a Facebook post. … Read more

Mosley Wotta brings new music to Capitol

Rapper joins Larry and His Flask for hurricane benefit

There’s nowhere to hide at a Mosley Wotta show — for the performers and audience … Read more

David Jacobs-Strain to rock Halloween in Sisters

Blues guitarist brings full band to The Belfry

Longtime Bendites may be surprised to learn David Jacobs-Strain very nearly quit music about four … Read more

Soft White Sixties play Volcanic Theatre Pub

Funk-rockers take multilingual approach on new songs

For The Soft White Sixties, change isn’t just inevitable. It was a major reason for … Read more

Scare up some live music this Halloween

Metal, funk, Latin dance all on tap in Bend

Don’t let roving gangs of witches and goblins (er, trick-or-treaters, probably) scare you away from … Read more

Review: Billy Strings finds beauty in ‘Turmoil’

Rising guitarist brings energy, chops on debut album

Billy Strings is starting to make a mark in Bend. The 24-year-old Nashville flatpicker born … Read more

Yelawolf mixes rap, country at Midtown

Southern MC brings new music to Bend

Editor’s note: Southern rapper Yelawolf’s Friday show at Midtown Ballroom has been canceled, according to … Read more

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