Ze Rox goes solo on ‘Termini,’ teams with Theclectik, Jay Tablet

Elektrapod singer delivers confident debut

This week, check out two recent releases with ties to the ZonkedOut hip-hop squad: Ze … Read more

Daughtry announces Athletic Club show

Dirty Heads to play Oregon Spirit Distillers

Show announcements in Bend this week: • Modern hard rock band Daughtry will close out the … Read more

Stand in the breach with Jackson Browne in Bend

‘Running on Empty’ songwriter returns to Les Schwab

Take it easy with folk-rock songwriting legend Jackson Browne (not a pretender, we swear), who … Read more

Whiskey Myers brings red dirt sound to Bend

Band plays country series at Oregon Spirit Distillers

Judging from sold-out shows earlier this year by outlaw country-rockers Cody Jinks and Granger Smith, … Read more

The Good Time Travelers returns to Bend

Acoustic duo kicks off McMenamins tour

The Good Time Travelers — aka the songwriting partnership between Colorado’s Michael Kirkpatrick and Bendite … Read more

Creed Bratton brings comedy, music to Bend

‘The Office’ star to perform at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Creed Bratton’s exploits as a rock musician in the ’60s were (sort of) chronicled on … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 19 — Tatanka (reggae/electronica), The Annex, Bend, redlightpro.com. July 19 — Blitzen Trapper, with … Read more

Munch & Music gets Romantic in Drake Park

New wave survivors kick off free concert series in Bend

The fourth paragraph of Detroit power-pop band The Romantics’ online biography is pretty on-the-nose: “Wally … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Ian Cook, ‘This Remedy’

Artist: Ian Cook Featured song: “This Remedy” Upcoming shows: • Larry and His Flask; 4 … Read more

Los Lonely Boys return to Bend

‘Texican rock ’n’ roll’ brothers keep jamming through adversity

Whether Los Lonely Boys is a one-hit wonder may just depend on whom you ask. … Read more

Tough choices await music fans at Bend Summer Festival

29 acts to play on three stages throughout weekend

The season of ubiquitous street festivals is underway in downtown Bend, and one of the … Read more

Music in the Canyon returns to Redmond

Too Slim & The Tail Draggers kick off shows in American Legion Park

Music in the Canyon, Redmond’s free summer concert series in American Legion Park, almost disappeared … Read more

Mykal Rose returns to Bend

Former Black Uhuru singer performs at Domino Room

Marley is still the go-to name when it comes to mainstream reggae recognition, but Black … Read more

Spoken Moto marks two years of bikes, brews, music in Bend

Helga, Guardian of the Underdog, more to play event

Over the last two years, Spoken Moto — the combination bar/coffee shop/purveyor of vintage motorcycles … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 12 — Mykal Rose (reggae), Domino Room, Bend, bendticket.com. July 12 — The Romantics … Read more

Low Cut Connie brings old-school vibe to Bend

Obama-, Elton John-touted band will open for Social Distortion

Low Cut Connie frontman Adam Weiner is used to winning over crowds. His band’s energetic … Read more

Mike Ness takes on Social Distortion’s past and future

Roots-punk institution will return to Midtown Ballroom

Social Distortion turns 40 this year, but don’t expect frontman Mike Ness to slow down. … Read more

Crawfest to take over Mitchell

Regional music festival moves from Powell Butte

Veterinarian Jacob Crawford launched Crawfest — the regionally focused music festival that bears his name … Read more

Music on the Green returns to Redmond

Series continues with classic rockers The Bad Cats

Music on the Green, the Redmond Chamber of Commerce’s long-running, family-friendly outdoor concert series in … Read more

In the Whale to wail in Bend

Heavy-rock duo returns to Volcanic Theatre Pub

Over the years, guitar-drum duos such as Local H, The White Stripes and The Black … Read more

Upcoming concerts

July 6 — Steve Martin and Martin Short, with Steep Canyon Rangers, Jeff Babko (silly … Read more

Two amigos get wild and crazy in Bend

Steve Martin, Martin Short bring variety show to Les Schwab

Martin Short couldn’t help but throw another barb at Steve Martin during a recent joint … Read more

Robert Randolph headlines Deschutes Brewery bash

Pedal steel player brings Family Band to Drake Park in Bend

Writing on the road is just a fact of life for Robert Randolph and his … Read more

Aaron Watson kicks off La Pine Rodeo

Texas country singer brings independent streak to Central Oregon

Aaron Watson should feel right at home when he performs at the La Pine Rodeo … Read more

Review: MASQ matures on ‘Square 1’ EP

Hard-rocking Bend duo kicks off two-month tour at Volcanic

Guitarist/vocalist Trevor Martell and drummer Jason Allenby have kept busy since disbanding Patrimony in late … Read more

Upcoming concerts

June 29 — Merideth Kaye Clark (Broadway performer plays Joni Mitchell’s “Blue”), Tower Theatre, Bend, … Read more

Nitai Hershkovits, Jacquelyn West play Cafe Sintra

Duo brings New York City jazz to Bend

Pianist Nitai Hershkovits was last in Bend in November performing with jazz drumming phenom Ari … Read more

Jessie Leigh returns to Sugar Mountain Amphitheater

Outdoor house concerts are back in Terrebonne

After taking last year off due to the eclipse, Allen Peek will once again host … Read more

Merideth Kaye Clark will ‘Blue’ you away in Bend

Portland performer sings Joni Mitchell classic at Tower

To call Joni Mitchell’s 1971 album “Blue” her best-known record is an understatement. The album … Read more

Primus, Mastodon play new material in Bend to varied results

Hard rock acts share bill at Les Schwab Amphitheater

Hard rockers Mastodon and Primus had two very different answers to how to integrate their … Read more

Mastodon makes Bend debut with Primus

Hard-rocking bands share stage at Les Schwab

Mastodon’s Brann Dailor can cross Primus off his bucket list of musical heroes to jam … Read more

Chris Isaak croons again in Bend

‘Wicked Game’ singer to kick off Athletic Club concert series

A sure sign of summer in Bend: With so much music going on this weekend, … Read more

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