Altan brings Irish sounds to Fir Street Park

Traditional band concludes Sisters Folk Festival series

The Sisters Folk Festival organization recently announced it received a grant from the Oregon Cultural … Read more

Uada, Wormwitch rage at Third Street Pub

Black metal bands share bill in Bend

Third Street Pub continues to be the metalhead Mecca of Central Oregon thanks to Coma … Read more

Groove with Groovasaur at Astro Lounge

Bend’s newest fusion band making noise on scene

Groovasaur is the “musician’s musicians” band. It’s right in the instrumental quartet’s Facebook bio, which … Read more

Bob Sheppard returns to Jazz at Joes

Saxophonist to kick off series’ 12th season

Los Angeles-based tenor saxophonist Bob Sheppard will kick off the 12th season of Jazz at … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 16 — Altan (Irish folk), Fir Street Park, Sisters, Aug. 16 — Super … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 8/16 Munch & Music: Super Diamond: The Neil Diamond tribute band will perform, Company … Read more

Bend rocks the reggae this week

Sunny sounds hit the city from Jamaica, California and beyond

Bend, it’s time to get irie. The reggae revival returns to the city with a … Read more

Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival launch tour in Bend

Former Corner Gospel Explosion guitarist stands up for rock ’n’ roll

Brandon Prinzing knew his songs needed a loud rock band. So when he released an … Read more

Amos Lee’s new moon rises over Bend

Singer-songwriter returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

Philadelphia songwriter Amos Lee has always combined genres within what could collectively be called “roots … Read more

Joe Russo and company get Dead (almost) in Bend

Grateful Dead cover band plays Athletic Club

If you’re a Deadhead, you’re probably already sold on the Joe Russo’s Almost Dead show … Read more

Bruce Hornsby headlines ninth Bigstock

Private concert benefits Oregon Adaptive Sports

Bigstock, Oregon Adaptive Sports’ annual private concert and fundraiser, returns for its ninth year Saturday … Read more

Halden Wofford & The Hi-Beams return to Sisters

Honky-tonk rockers perform at Angeline’s Bakery

Texas-born, Denver-based singer-songwriter Halden Wofford returns to Sisters, this time to rock and honky-tonk Angeline’s … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 9 — Amos Lee, with Bailen (soulful folk), Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Aug. … Read more

A weekend of revolutionaries at Les Schwab

Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson, Pixies play up their legacies

To call the three artists who took the Les Schwab Amphitheater stage over the weekend … Read more

Go find your mind with the Pixies in Bend

Seminal indie band returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

To hear lead guitarist Joey Santiago tell it now, the Pixies were in a no-win … Read more

Gary Allan to close Deschutes County Fair concert series

California country star brings new music to Redmond

Every storm runs out of rain, as Gary Allan put it in his fourth and … Read more

Army veterans, meet an American band

Oregonians who served in Germany revisit Grand Funk Railroad

Army veteran and Oregon native Steve Willard saw a lot of concerts while he was … Read more

Los Lobos headlines Sisters Rhythm & Brews Festival

Inaugural event to benefit Habitat for Humanity, Heart of Oregon Corps

For the last six or seven years, Joe and Jennifer Rambo have worked behind the … Read more

Beats Antique blends genres at Midtown Ballroom

Trio brings ‘Shadowbox’ tour to Bend

At some point, you may have heard the oft-quoted line, “Writing about music is like … Read more

Afroman returns to Domino Room

‘Because I Got High’ rapper plays Bend

There’s a good reason Afroman keeps coming back to Bend. As the “Because I Got … Read more

Blackstrap Bluegrass returns with ‘Closed Doors’

Bend acoustic group explores new sounds on first CD in 13 years

Thirteen years separate Blackstrap Bluegrass’ new CD, the just-released “Closed Doors,” and its predecessor, 2005’s … Read more

Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss, Shakey Graves play Bend

Artists sell out Les Schwab Amphitheater, Oregon Spirit Distillers

The last few weeks have forced Bend music fans to make some tough decisions about … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Aug. 2 — Morgan James (soul singer-songwriter), Tower Theatre, Bend, Aug. 2 — The … Read more

Five Alarm Funk brings heat to Newberry Event

Sixth annual Oregon MS Society benefit returns to La Pine

Bringing funk to the masses is hard work. Just ask Tayo Branston, drummer, vocalist and … Read more

The Decemberists will be your girl at Les Schwab

Portland folk-rock band returns to Bend

By now, fans know what to expect from Portland indie-folk-rock institution The Decemberists — literate-yet-whimsical … Read more

Bruce Cockburn brings ‘Bone on Bone’ to Bend

Canadian songwriter to play intimate show at Tower

Since his 1970 self-titled debut album, Canadian songwriter Bruce Cockburn has been nothing if not … Read more

America returns to Deschutes County Fair

‘A Horse with No Name’ singers perform in Redmond

Hop on that horse with no name (or if you can find it, the last … Read more

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper play Fir Street Park

Bluegrass band kicks off Sisters Folk Festival’s free concerts

Sisters Folk Festival is gearing up for a hot summer season (though hopefully not a … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 26 — The Decemberists, with Whitney (indie/folk/pop), Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, July 26 … Read more

The Supersuckers celebrate 30 years in Bend

Band to play first two albums, new material at Volcanic

The Supersuckers almost didn’t make it to 30 years. The last decade has been particularly … Read more

From outlaws to hitmakers, country is booming in Bend

Increasing demand, availability of artists behind rise in local shows

No one had to twist Aaron Watson’s arm to get him to perform at the … Read more

If it makes you happy, see Sheryl Crow in Bend

’90s hitmaker returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

On any given summer day, all Bendites want to do is have some fun and … Read more

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