Riverhouse Jazz shutting doors

Series will not return for a third year

And then there were two. Riverhouse Jazz will not return for a third year next … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Feb. 22 — Jake Shimabukuro (ukulele virtuoso), Tower Theatre, bend, towertheatre.org. Feb. 22 — The … Read more

Jake Shimabukuro’s ukulele rhapsody returns to Tower

Hawaii virtuoso leads trio through new songs in Bend

Like many Hawaiians, Jake Shimabukuro picked up his first ukulele as a young kid — … Read more

Slightly Stoopid returns to Les Schwab

Reggae-rockers join Stick Figure, Pepper in Bend this summer

Les Schwab Amphitheater is getting Stoopid (but just slightly) for the third summer in a … Read more

Regina Carter pays tribute to Ella in Bend

Violinist to make instrument sing at Riverhouse Jazz

Expect to hear some Ella Fitzgerald at Regina Carter’s Riverhouse Jazz shows this weekend. The … Read more

Matisyahu brings band back home to Bend

Singer, rapper to play WinterFest pre-party

If Coolio, Larry and His Flask, Hell’s Belles and all the rest playing the Oregon … Read more

Tommy Castro and the Painkillers back at Belfry

Blues-rockers support new album in Sisters

California blues/rock/soul guitar slinger Tommy Castro will bring his four piece band, The Painkillers, back … Read more

Tower takes listeners around the world

Shows include Jesse Cook, Montreal Guitar Trio, M5 Mexican Brass

Take a trip around the world in song at the Tower Theatre this week with … Read more

Volcanic Theatre Pub turns 5

Busy venue celebrates with shows, screenings, readings

The always-busy Volcanic Theatre Pub celebrates its five-year anniversary starting Monday and continuing through the … Read more

No paradise — gangsta or Amish — without Coolio-‘Weird Al’ collaboration

After 22 years, it’s time to settle the beef in song

As far as hip-hop beefs go, Coolio vs. “Weird Al” Yankovic was, well, one of … Read more

Review: Corner Gospel Explosion gets dark on new EP

Local duo drops first part of religious-themed concept album

Corner Gospel Explosion dropped its four-song “Before They Drag Me to Hell” EP last week, … Read more

Cancer benefit for Moon Mountain’s Jenny Wasson

Tone Red heads up fundraiser at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Anyone who pays attention to our local music scene knows the generosity of its artists. … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Feb. 15 — Jesse Cook (nuevo flamenco singer-songwriter), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. Feb. 15 — … Read more

Steve Miller, Peter Frampton to show Bend the way

Classic rockers return to Les Schwab Amphitheater in August

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton will once again come alive at Les Schwab Amphitheater … Read more

We Banjo 3 brings celtgrass to Sisters

Band plays folk festival series after last year’s cancellation

The members of We Banjo 3 often call their band’s music “celtgrass.” The term seems … Read more

Marty Grimes brings ‘Cold Pizza’ to Bend

Rapper headlines Domino Room for first time

At this point, Berkeley, California, rapper Marty Grimes is still probably best known for his … Read more

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Rebelution to play Bend

Shows announced for Athletic Club’s summer concert season

The Athletic Club of Bend will get a little dead and a lot irie in … Read more

Solillaquists of Sound to engage Bend audience

Conscious hip-hop group closes Oregon tour at Domino Room

It’s not easy to be a passive fan of Solillaquists of Sound. Since its formation … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Feb. 8 — Marty Grimes; with Chandler P; Spit, The Kid (hip-hop); Domino Room, Bend, … Read more

Jazz at the Oxford in the key of life

Portland singers pay tribute to Stevie Wonder in Bend

Jazz at the Oxford goes R&B this weekend. The series returns after a few months … Read more

Object Heavy brings weight to Crow’s Feet Commons

Funk/soul octet returns to Bend

Northern California’s Object Heavy has made a name for itself in the last few years … Read more

Hot Buttered Rum returns to The Belfry

Newgrass band brings energetic show to Sisters

San Francisco newgrass quintet Hot Buttered Rum will return to The Belfry on Saturday. It’s … Read more

Dayne Wood forges new sounds at The Firing Room

Engineer brings expertise, enthusiasm to local records

Recording used to be quite an ordeal for local roots-punk band Larry and His Flask. … Read more

John Kadlecik plays Dead (and more) in Bend

Former Dark Star, Furthur guitarist steps into spotlight at 2nd Street Theater

In 2009, John Kadlecik went from playing lead guitar in The Grateful Dead tribute band … Read more

The Sweet Lillies harmonize at Volcanic Theatre Pub

After four-year evolution, acoustic trio returns to Bend

Musicians in bands will sometimes talk about the immediate connection they felt when they first … Read more

Review: A look back at Trailer 31’s rootsy debut

Local string trio will drop new album this spring

Local folk-bluegrass trio Trailer 31, one of Bend’s more traditional-minded acoustic acts, is putting the … Read more

Judy Collins returns to Bend

Folk singer plays solo at Tower before tour with Stephen Stills

Folk singer-songwriter Judy Collins will return to the Tower Theatre on Tuesday for another intimate … Read more

Moon Mountain Ramblers to play McMenamins

Benefit for violinist Jenny Harada Wasson slated in February

Local roots music institution Moon Mountain Ramblers will play its first local show of the … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Feb. 1 — Travis Ehrenstrom Band (local rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. … Read more

Monophonics bring funk back to Bend

San Francisco band brings tour for new EP to Volcanic

San Francisco throwback soul/funk ensemble Monophonics returns to play Volcanic Theatre Pub on Wednesday, almost … Read more

Show cancellations: Trauma, Jacob Jolliff Band

Shows to be rescheduled later

• Thrash metal band Trauma — the band bassist Cliff Burton co-founded before moving to Metallica … Read more

Primus, Mastodon announce Les Schwab show

Bands team up for heavy bill in Bend

Pop open a pork soda and get ready to frizzle fry with Primus at Les … Read more

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