John Craigie gives back in Bend

Portland folksinger helps homeless youth with Domino Room show

Ramblin’ folksinger John Craigie, who settled (at least nominally) in Portland a few years ago, … Read more

Tracorum brings classic rock to Volcanic

San Francisco quartet returns to Bend

San Francisco’s Tracorum, like most modern bands, draws from a wide array of influences: Southern … Read more

Tommy Emmanuel, Jerry Douglas team up at Tower

Guitar virtuosos to trade riffs in Bend

Here’s an early Christmas gift for guitar fans. Australian guitarist Tommy Emmanuel, a protege of … Read more

Whitey Morgan brings outlaw country to Bend

Michigan songwriter to play new music at Midtown Ballroom

Bend loves its country music, especially the kind of country music that Flint, Michigan, songwriter … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Dec. 7 — John Craigie (folk-rock singer-songwriter), with Ben Morrison (of The Brothers Comatose), Domino … Read more

Diego’s Umbrella brings adventure to Bend

Gypsy rock band returns to Domino Room

Diego’s Umbrella played one of its first shows in Bend at Silver Moon Brewing eight … Read more

Pinback is back in Bend

Progressive indie rock band to play Volcanic Theatre Pub

Pinback guitarist Rob Crow sounded exhausted during a recent conversation with GO! Magazine. Two days … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Bruce Moon, ‘Paradise’

Artist: Bruce Moon Featured song: “Paradise” Upcoming shows: • AM Clouds at J&J Bar and Grill … Read more

Juju Eyeball comes together at McMenamins

Bend’s Beatles cover band welcomes two new members

Bend’s favorite Beatles cover band just got a little more authentic. After founding guitarist Paul … Read more

The Tower Theatre celebrates the holiday season

Early Christmas shows heat up Bend

If you’re the type who turns on Christmas music as soon as the leftover turkey … Read more

Zion I returns to Bend

Conscious hip-hop act headlines Volcanic Theatre Pub

For more than 20 years beginning in the mid-’90s, Zion I’s MC Zumbi and DJ/producer … Read more

Whitechapel will thrash at the Domino Room

Deathcore band brings detuned riffs to Bend

All right, so you’re not interested in Christmas music. May we interest you in some … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Nov. 29 — David Benoit, with Sara Gazarak (“Charlie Brown” Christmas meets jazz), Tower Theatre, … Read more

Bend musicians ramble on

Artists head to bigger markets for stardom, personal growth, more

Without Bend, there probably wouldn’t have been a Quarterflash. Without Portland, the band might never … Read more

The Weather Machine gives thanks in Sisters

Songwriter Slater Smith returns home for annual show

The Weather Machine today is a much different band from the one that released “Back … Read more

Cosmonautical talks album-release show in Bend

Long-running indie band will perform at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Cosmonautical frontman David von Schlegell hit upon a through-line while listing musical influences at a … Read more

Early-bird ticket lottery for Sisters Folk Festival open

Discounted passes will only be available to winners

Registration is open now through 8 a.m. Dec. 3 for the Sisters Folk Festival’s early-bird … Read more

Ashleigh Flynn & The Riveters return to Bend

Portland songwriter flexes rock muscle at Domino Room

Inspired by Motown and the bluegrass of her native Kentucky, Portland-­based singer-songwriter Ashleigh Flynn built … Read more

The Travelin’ McCourys will tear up the Tower

Sons of bluegrass royalty return to Bend with new music

When four-fifths of your band also backs bluegrass great Del McCoury (and when two of … Read more

Dubtonic Kru will feel the rhythm at Volcanic

Rising Jamaican band heads up reggae bill in Bend

The name Dubtonic Kru, as the Jamaican reggae band’s website proclaims, is a portmanteau of … Read more

Upcoming concerts scheduled to hit Central Oregon

Nov. 23 — Maxwell Friedman Trio (funk/soul/fusion), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, Nov. … Read more

D.O.A., MDC fight back in Bend

Hardcore founders bring anniversary tour to Domino Room

In 2016, right before the U.S. presidential election, Canadian hardcore trio D.O.A. released the vinyl … Read more

Fruition brings ‘Fire’ to Domino Room

Portland band returns to Bend with new material

You could call “Watching it All Fall Apart” Fruition’s rock album. Along with companion EP … Read more

Cloverdayle stays positive on self-titled release

Former Oregon country duo returns to Bend

Nashville-based country duo Cloverdayle, formerly of Portland (and formerly of Bend, in vocalist Rachel Hamar’s … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 15 — Fruition (jamgrass), with Yak Attack (jamtronica), Domino Room, Bend, Nov. 15 … Read more

Guitar duels, documentaries and ‘Staying Human’ in Bend

Jazz at the Oxford, Michael Franti sell out shows

Some sold-out shows worth mentioning this week: • Three Portland-based guitarists will explore jazz and beyond … Read more

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades kick off Apres Ski Bash shows

String band sings odes at Crow’s Feet Commons

Strings and things are on the musical menu for the first Apres Ski Bash of … Read more

Jesse Dayton returns to Volcanic Theatre Pub

Country-rocker to play new music in Bend

There are lots of very good reasons why John Doe of X, The Supersuckers and … Read more

Church of Neil in session at Worthy Brewing

Bend’s no-longer secret tribute to Neil Young continues to grow

Every early November for the past 15 years, down by the (Deschutes) river, under a … Read more

Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas celebrate Scottish music in Bend

Concert at Tower will benefit Save a Warrior program

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas want to make America — and the world — dance … Read more

Arsis gets spooky at Third Street Pub

Death metal band brings new music to Bend

Halloween just passed, but if you’re missing the ghosts and ghouls already, head to Third … Read more

Central Oregon’s schedule of upcoming concerts

Nov. 8 — Three for Silver (folk), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, Nov. … Read more

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