Brothers Comatose returns to Bend

San Francisco newgrass band plays Munch and Music

San Francisco string quintet Brothers Comatose have always had a rock musician’s approach to bluegrass … Read more

Russell Dickerson to perform in Bend

Country singer plays KSJJ-FM’s 35th anniversary

The next few weeks will be a good time to be a country fan in … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 27 — Brothers Comatose (newgrass), Munch & Music, Drake Park, Bend, July 27 … Read more

Asleep at the Wheel performs in Bend

Country band swings into Tower Theatre

Grammy-winning country band Asleep at the Wheel will bring some Western swing to the Tower … Read more

Art-rock band Bent Knee plays Bend

Boston sextet blends genres at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Boston art-rock sextet Bent Knee proudly boasts that it is “unlike any band you’ve ever … Read more

Guardian of the Underdog plays Volcanic

Larry and His Flask bassist steps into spotlight in Bend

In the past three years, Jeshua Marshall has gone from barely being around to one … Read more

Lukas Nelson headlines fifth Newberry Event

La Pine festival to benefit Oregon MS society

Unlike most up-and-coming bands, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real had a leg-up from … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Jason Schweitzer, ‘Foolish’

Artist: Jason Schweitzer Featured song: “Foolish” Upcoming shows: • Natty Red with Andy Jacobs at The … Read more

Hooten Hallers return to Bend

Punk-blues trio plays Volcanic Theatre Pub

Missouri’s punk rockin’ blues trio The Hooten Hallers are set to return to Volcanic Theatre … Read more

Hannah Mayree, Shireen Amini play Bend house show

Songwriters to perform, lead circlesinging at The Acorn

Here’s a show off the beaten path, but you’ll have to work for at least … Read more

JaSkaMon plays Sunriver Resort

Band brings homegrown reggae to concert series

Had enough reggae? No, of course you haven’t, Central Oregon. Some big names are coming … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 20 — Jack Johnson (sunny folk-rock), Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, July 20 — … Read more

Busy week ahead at Les Schwab Amphitheater

Jack Johnson, Avett Brothers, Diana Krall headed to Bend

Les Schwab Amphitheater’s concert season kicked into high gear this month — so far we’ve … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 7/20 Munch & Music: Ozomatli: The six-piece band plays Latin and rock music; 5:30 … Read more

Ozomatli returns to Bend

L.A. band brings multicultural stew to Munch and Music

To hear Ozomatli’s influence on modern pop music, turn on the radio. “I think the … Read more

Crawfest returns for 10th year

Local-centric festival in Powell Butte expands

Wache the Dead wouldn’t exist today without Crawfest. The Redmond-based metal group’s initial run, from … Read more

Review: Streetlight Moon drops debut album in Bend

Classic rock band plays Les Schwab Amphitheater

Streetlight Moon is pretty new to Bend’s hard rock scene, emerging in early 2016 with … Read more

DoveDriver returns to Bend

Duo plays Slightly Stoopid after-party at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Guitarist/producer Teddy Presberg has long been a fan of Bend: “Man, I really like the … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 13 — The Munsens, Hocus, Solo Viaje (psych-doom metal), Di Pizza, Redmond, July … Read more

Slightly Stoopid returns to Bend

Reggae-rock septet plays Les Schwab Amphitheater

What’s summer without a chance to get Slightly Stoopid? The Ocean Beach, California, reggae-rock septet … Read more

Spoken Moto celebrates one year in Bend

Strange Rover, Alarm 58, more to perform at party

Spoken Moto celebrates its first year of motorcycles, coffee and craft beer in Bend on … Read more

Cowboy Junkies bring alt-folk to Bend

Toronto, Canada, band plays next Munch and Music

When you’ve been a band for as long as Toronto, Canada’s Cowboy Junkies have (three … Read more

Rhiannon Giddens to perform in Bend

Carolina Chocolate Drops singer plays solo at Tower

Rhiannon Giddens has spent more than a decade exploring the roots of African American music … Read more

Matisyahu comes home to Bend

Reggae songwriter, rapper plays Crow’s Feet Commons

Matisyahu says he’s told the story a million times, but he didn’t seem too put … Read more

Ali, Astro & Mickey bring UB40 hits to Bend

British reggae group’s original members play Athletic Club

Terence “Astro” Wilson doesn’t like to think about what he and his bandmates call the … Read more

Music takes over Bend Summer Festival

Heritage, Mosley Wotta, Andy Stokes among highlights

The 27th annual Bend Summer Festival takes over downtown Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the … Read more

Review: John Batdorf finds his ‘Willoughby’

’70s songwriter at home in Central Oregon on 6th solo album

Musicians have been a huge part of Central Oregon’s rapid growth over the last decade … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 13 — The Munsens, Hocus, Solo Viaje (psych-doom metal), Di Pizza, Redmond, July … Read more

Martin Gerschwitz returns to Bend

Pianist, violinist, songwriter plays Old St. Francis School

German keyboardist and violinist Martin Gerschwitz started out in the classical world — he was … Read more

B.o.B makes Bend debut

Rapper brings challenging views to Midtown Ballroom

In January 2016, B.o.B released “Flatline” on his Soundcloud page, expressing his belief in a … Read more

Arrival From Sweden brings ABBA to Bend

Tribute band kicks off Munch and Music

Making fun of ABBA is like shooting fish in a barrel. Yes, they were flamboyant … Read more

Deftones debut at Les Schwab Amphitheater

Frontman Chino Moreno comes home to Bend

Deftones frontman Chino Moreno grinned widely as he looked out at the crowd at Les … Read more

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