Rings of Saturn spaces out in Bend

Technical deathcore band gets heavy at Domino Room

California guitarist Lucas Mann started technical deathcore band Rings of Saturn while still in high … Read more

Fox & Bones returns to Bend

Portland folk duo will play Spoken Moto, Loge

Sometimes, the best way to make something happen is to write about it. Portland musicians … Read more

Bite-size restaurant review: A&W Restaurant in Redmond

Burgers, fresh-brewed root beer deliver nostalgic kick

A&W Restaurant in Redmond () Food: In Okinawa, Japan, where I grew up, you have … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 17 — Bad Pacifist (folk rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Oct. … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 10/17 Alley Cats: The jazz dance band performs; 1-2 p.m.; free; Bend Senior Center, … Read more

Diane Schuur kicks off 10th Jazz at the Oxford

Bend series will feature favorites from past years

Diane Schuur has to feel the emotions in the songs she sings. This connection has … Read more

Clutch plays first show in Bend

Hard rock group brings musical evolution to Midtown

The members of Maryland hard rock group Clutch are musicians’ musicians. Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster’s … Read more

Che Apalache mixes Latin, bluegrass sounds in Sisters

Argentinian quartet makes Central Oregon debut at Belfry

Joe Troop of Che Apalache has a message for bluegrass purists: Who cares? That sentiment … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 10 — Trevor Ras (rock/soul), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Oct. 11 … Read more

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears play Bend

Austin musician continues comeback at Volcanic Theatre Pub

In 2009, Austin-based guitarist, singer and songwriter Joe Lewis released “Tell ’Em What Your Name … Read more

Son Volt returns to Volcanic Theatre Pub

Alt-country group brings new album ‘Union’ to Bend

Alt-country darling Son Volt — one of two bands to rise from the ashes of … Read more

Tubby Love, Amber Lily bring island vibes to Bend

Reggae/pop duo to perform at Domino Room

As their online biographies state, Tubby Love and Amber Lily found musical purpose — and … Read more

Zach Nugent Band cancels Bend show

Editor’s note: This show has been canceled due to a lack of ticket sales, according … Read more

Robert Plant delivers in return to Bend

Sensational Space Shifters reinvent Zeppelin classics, new songs

You expect the word “transcendent” to get thrown around with a band named Robert Plant … Read more

Robert Plant breaks the levee in Bend

Former Led Zeppelin singer returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

As he sang on Led Zeppelin’s first album in 1969, Robert Plant has “got to … Read more

KPOV gets back to Beatles Singalong in Bend

Fans will come together for radio station’s fab fundraising event

Here’s an almost too-perfect origin story: Bend-based Beatles cover band JuJu Eyeball wouldn’t exist without … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 3 — Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters (classic rock), with Lillie Mae … Read more

Joan Shelley will sing near Sisters

Kentucky songwriter brings new music to Suttle Lodge

Kentucky folksinger Joan Shelley, who will return to Central Oregon for a show at The … Read more

Zach Deputy loops back to Bend

Songwriter brings one-man-band show back to Volcanic

Along with Keller Williams and, closer to home, Tony Smiley, South Carolina’s Zach Deputy was … Read more

The Hackensaw Boys return to Bend

String band brings 20th anniversary tour to Domino Room

Virginia string band The Hackensaw Boys will return to Bend on Thursday for its first … Read more

Brizzleman, Mookatite get funky in Bend

Bands play The Capitol for Love Craft founder’s birthday bash

Underground music booker Love Craft Collective will surface again at The Capitol on Saturday to … Read more

New music breaks through at Bend Roots

Central Oregon music scene rallies at annual festival despite cold

As usual, the Bend Roots Revival returned last weekend to take the temperature of the … Read more

The New Mastersounds return to Domino Room

British funk band will ‘Shake It’ in Bend

The New Mastersounds are shaking things up to celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band. … Read more

Bettye LaVette sings soul at the Tower

R&B survivor in midst of career renaissance plays Bend

The modern neo-soul revival has not just given a voice to a new generation of … Read more

Brett Benton brings Delta blues to Bend

Seattle guitarist returns to Spoken Moto

Seattle-based Delta blues rocker Brett Benton, who played Spoken Moto in July for its third … Read more

John McEuen returns to Tower Theatre

Former Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member plays scholarship benefit

Singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and longtime Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member John McEuen will bring the … Read more

Tyler Spencer drops new album in Bend

Didgeridoo player, producer releases ‘Sonar’ at The Capitol

Newport-based didgeridoo builder and player and one-time Bendite Tyler Spencer will return to The Capitol … Read more

Rituals of Mine, The Seshen, This Island Earth play Bend

Trio of bands will blend electronica, soul, R&B at Volcanic

Head to Volcanic Theatre Pub on Monday to hear three groups that push the boundaries … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Sept. 26 — Puddle of Mudd (post-grunge), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, jmaxproductions.net. Sept. 27 — John … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 9/26 Pickin’ and Paddlin’ Throwback Style: The annual outdoor concert will be held; 3:30-9:30 … Read more

Bend kirtan group brings Indian music, chanting to Roots

Group returns to local-centric festival for third year

If you’ve been to a Bend Roots Revival in the last two years, you may … Read more

Dorothy brings rock wizardry to Bend

Powerhouse singer’s eponymous band makes Domino Room debut

Dorothy Martin has good reason to be exhausted. Her eponymous, five-piece band, Dorothy, has been … Read more

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