Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Aug. 22 — Leftover Salmon (progressive bluegrass), Oregon Spirit Distillers, Bend, bendticket.com. Aug. 22 — … Read more

Sean Watkins returns to Central Oregon

Nickel Creek guitarist plays Sisters Saloon with The Bee Eaters

Like his fellow Nickel Creek band members Chris Thile and sister Sara Watkins, singer-songwriter Sean … Read more

Amber Sweeney gets soulful at McMenamins

Washington singer-songwriter brings ‘Sweet Light’ to Bend

Battle Ground, Washington, based soul singer, songwriter and guitarist Amber Sweeney, who will perform at … Read more

The Hooten Hallers return to Volcanic

Blues rock screamers will get loud in Bend

Missouri blues rock trio The Hooten Hallers will come screaming back to Volcanic Theatre Pub … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 8/22 Dennis McGregor: The folk artist performs; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; free; Humm Kombucha Taproom, 1125 … Read more

Underground music surfaces at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Two-day festival focuses on Central Oregon groups

Bend songwriter David von Schlegell wants his fellow Bendites to understand that “local” doesn’t mean … Read more

Josh Groban builds ‘Bridges’ to Bend

Operatic pop singer makes Les Schwab Amphitheater debut

To paraphrase Walt Whitman: Josh Groban is large, he contains multitudes. There’s the Groban heard … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Aug. 15 — Cash’d Out (Johnny Cash tribute), Munch & Music, Drake Park, Bend, munchandmusic.com. … Read more

Melodic hardcore group Time Keeper plays Domino Room

Love Craft Collective works to bring underground music to Bend

Sound engineer Garrett Drake moved to Bend in 2016 and started working sound at the … Read more

John Butler Trio returns to Athletic Club

Australian roots rocker brings ‘Home’ to Bend

Australian roots rocker John Butler will return to the Athletic Club of Bend with his … Read more

Bourgeois Mystics bring art funk to Volcanic

Austin band will get weird in Bend

Perhaps it’s best to let Austin, Texas, group Bourgeois Mystics describe themselves, via their Facebook … Read more

Precious Byrd plays benefit for Bethlehem Inn

Bend emergency shelter close to completing capital campaign

The Bethlehem Inn, Bend’s community-supported emergency shelter, this year celebrates 20 years of providing shelter, … Read more

Feedback: The B-52s help Bend dance this mess around

New wave band celebrates 40 years at Les Schwab Amphitheater

That sound you may have heard wafting from the Old Mill District on Saturday night … Read more

Big Head Todd goes big at Bigstock

Colorado roots rockers headline benefit for Oregon Adaptive Sports

There’s a telling quote from Big Head Todd and the Monsters frontman Todd Park Mohr … Read more

Lindy Gravelle offers humor, heart on ‘Older & Bolder’

Central Oregon singer-songwriter releases 10th studio album

A note before diving into this review: Central Oregon musician and producer Matt Engle, owner … Read more

George Clinton plays final Bend show at Oregon Spirit Distillers

Parliament Funkadelic mastermind to retire this year

Bend, Friday will be your last chance to see the Godfather of Funk perform live. … Read more

The Supersuckers rock Munch & Music

Seattle trio returns to Bend following 30th anniversary

Fresh off a multiyear, 30th-anniversary tour, which landed at Volcanic Theatre Pub in July 2018, … Read more

Avett Brothers return to Les Schwab Amphitheater

Folk rock group gets ‘Closer Than Together’ in Bend

North Carolina folk rock darlings The Avett Brothers brought “True Sadness” to Les Schwab Amphitheater … Read more

Buffalo Gals return to Volcanic Theatre Pub

Showcase will feature women songwriters in Bend, beyond

The second edition of Buffalo Gals — a showcase for women songwriters in Bend, Portland … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Aug. 8 — Lord Huron, Shakey Graves, with Julia Jacklin (indie/folk/rock), Athletic Club of Bend, … Read more

The B-52s rock (lobster) in Bend

New wave group celebrates 40th anniversary with OMD, Berlin

If it wasn’t for “Cosmic Thing,” The B-52s might not be in the midst of … Read more

Tyler Childers postpones sold-out Bend show

Country singer will play Oregon Spirit Distillers in October

Country/bluegrass singer-songwriter Tyler Childers has rescheduled his sold-out concert scheduled Thursday at Oregon Spirit Distillers. … Read more

Michael Ray closes out Deschutes County Fair

Rising country star last of free concerts in Redmond

Michael Ray considers his second album, “Amos,” to be a turning point in his career. … Read more

Problem Stick releases second album in Bend

‘Wrecked rock’ band delivers ‘Baby Cowboy’ at Volcanic

Wrecked rock now has its “Sgt. Pepper.” That would be Problem Stick’s “Baby Cowboy’s Basement … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Aug. 1 — Old Dominion (country), Deschutes County Fair, Redmond, expo.deschutes.org. Aug. 1 — Tyler … Read more

Ryan Martin shares his story in Bend

New York City songwriter will play Domino Room

The best folk and Americana songs are usually based on true stories, from the working … Read more

The Original Wailers play Munch & Music

Reggae group brings Bob Marley classics, new music to Bend

The Original Wailers, led by longtime Bob Marley and Peter Tosh guitarist Al Anderson, will … Read more

Dirty Revival returns to Bend

Portland funk/soul group plays Parrilla Grill concert series

Parrilla Grill’s long-running summer concert series, Show Us Your Spokes, kicked off Wednesday with High … Read more

The Parson Red Heads to play McMenamins

Portland folk rock band will road test new material in Bend

Portland-based folk rock group The Parson Red Heads has experienced its fair share of change … Read more

Tal Wilkenfeld headlines seventh Newberry Event

Bass prodigy-turned-songwriter plays annual benefit for multiple sclerosis

Tal Wilkenfeld’s recent foray into vocal songwriting isn’t so much a reinvention as a reintroduction. … Read more

Christone ‘Kingfish’ Ingram leads Sisters blues festival

Sisters Rhythm & Brews returns to Village Green Park for second year

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram has a very Zen reaction to why it took him so long … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

July 25 — Ward Davis (country singer-songwriter), Domino Room, Bend, midtownbend.com. July 25 — Ozomatli … Read more

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