Review: ¡Chiringa! opens new chapter with ‘Familia’

Latin band releases debut album at Old Stone

“Familia,” the debut studio album from local Latin/dance/fusion quartet ¡Chiringa!, finally arrives this week after … Read more

Upcoming concerts

June 29 — Beatlemania on Tour (self-explanatory), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. June 29 — Brian … Read more

Todd Haaby opens Redmond concert series

Music on the Green returns to Sam Johnson Park

Music on the Green kicks off its 22nd year of family-friendly concerts Wednesday with local … Read more

Sisters Folk Festival announces summer shows

Joan Soriano kicks off free concerts at Fir Street Park

Sisters Folk Festival recently announced three free summer concerts to tide music fans over until … Read more

G. Love & Special Sauce returns to Bend

Hip-hop/blues pioneers bring hits to Century Center

G. Love sounds like he couldn’t be happier with his musical life at the moment. … Read more

4 Peaks retains intimate charm in new location

moe., Karl Denson tear up stage Saturday

New location, same 4 Peaks. The local festival, known for its family-friendly intimacy, celebrated its … Read more

Decemberists’ Chris Funk to curate Sisters festival

Solar Obscuration Celebration marks eclipse at Suttle Lodge

Another music festival — this one curated by The Decemberists’ Chris Funk — is headed … Read more

Ian Moore plays rare solo show in Bend

Guitarist, songwriter brings eclectic mix to McMenamins

Contrary to his Facebook page biography, Ian Moore never attempted suicide by sticking his head … Read more

Gov’t Mule brings revolution to Bend

Southern rockers to play Century Center in September

Southern rock jam band Gov’t Mule is headed to the Century Center in September. The … Read more

Baby Eazy-E returns to Bend

Son of N.W.A. rapper plays Domino Room

Baby Eazy-E, son of the godfather of gangsta rap, the late Eazy-E of N.W.A., was … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Jess Ryan, ‘Passing Through’

Artist: Jess Ryan Featured song: “Passing Through” Upcoming shows: • Solo, opening for Scott Garrett Wyatt … Read more

Upcoming concerts

June 22 — The Brevet (Americana), Astro Lounge, Bend, astroloungebend.com. June 23 — G. Love … Read more

Pickin’ and Paddlin’ season kicks off in Bend

Pete Kartsounes headlines Tumalo Creek show

Pickin’ and Paddlin’ returns to Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe for its 11th season Wednesday … Read more

Joshua James brings heady folk to Bend

Utah songwriter to play Volcanic Theatre Pub

Joshua James, the Utah-based former Mormon turned folkie whose songs have appeared on “Sons of … Read more

Inanimate Existence returns to Bend

Metal trio brings new music to Third Street Pub

Bay Area trio Inanimate Existence will get growly at Third Street Pub on Saturday. The … Read more

4 Peaks celebrates 10 years in Bend

Festival moves to Stevenson Ranch for biggest year yet

The members of Poor Man’s Whiskey still joke with each other about the fourth 4 … Read more

Carlene Carter joins John Mellencamp in Bend

‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’ tour opens Les Schwab season

Songwriting is almost always personal for Carlene Carter. “I don’t spend a whole lot of … Read more

Review: Stacey Joy gets worldly on ‘The Journey Unfolds’

One-time Bendite brings nomadic spirit to third album

Stacey Joy doesn’t stay in one place very long. The singer-songwriter and Breedlove artist has … Read more

A reggae and dancehall week in Bend

Jah 9, Mellow Mood, Capleton to play Domino Room

Reggae is the hot ticket this week at the Domino Room, with two shows from … Read more

Dead at the Doj returns to Bend

Two-day tribute show benefits High Desert Martial Arts

Grab a double dose of all things Grateful Dead when Dead at the Doj returns … Read more

The Wailers, Pepper coming to Bend

Two more shows announced for Century Center

The Century Center is going reggae this summer. Two more shows were recently announced for … Read more

Agent Orange, Papadosio to play Bend

VTP owner branches out with Domino Room shows

Volcanic Theatre Pub owner Derek Sitter is branching out with D Squared Productions Presents, which … Read more

Upcoming concerts

June 15 — Moody Little Sister (piano-driven rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. … Read more

Fortune’s Folly returns to Bend

Eugene alt-rockers play Volcanic Theatre Pub

Eugene quartet Fortune’s Folly has been quietly (or not so quietly, as the case may … Read more

Ben Rice Blues Band returns to Bend

Portland guitar phenom brings quartet to Volcanic

When Ben Rice won the Best Guitarist Award in the solo/duo category at the International … Read more

Phillip Phillips coming to Bend

‘American Idol’ winner to play Athletic Club

“American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will perform at the Athletic Club of Bend on Sept. … Read more

David Lindley returns to Bend

Multi-instrumentalist plays solo show at 2nd Street Theater

As a teenager, David Lindley wanted to play classical Indian music. He was introduced to … Read more

Upcoming concerts

June 8 — Jah9 and Mellow Mood, with Paolo DubFiles (reggae), Domino Room, Bend, bendticket.com. … Read more

Joan Osborne takes on Dylan in Bend

Singer brings tour to Tower Theatre

If you’ve always thought you should really try to get into Bob Dylan, but can’t … Read more

Americana Project releases CD in Sisters

SFF educational program culminates at The Belfry

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to check in with the Sisters Folk … Read more

Roy Zimmerman plays KPOV benefit in Bend

Satirical folkie gets silly at Volcanic Theatre Pub

A political folkie with a wicked sense of humor and the last name Zimmerman is … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Joel Chadd, ‘We’re Not Alone’

Artist: Joel Chadd Featured song: “We’re Not Alone” Upcoming shows: • Trailer 31 at Elk … Read more

B Side Brass Band brings New Orleans to Bend

Septet kicks off Free Summer Sundays at Les Schwab

For his 40th birthday in 2014, local musician Marc Saccoman visited the New Orleans Jazz … Read more

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