What: Fortune’s Folly, with Strange Rover

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend

Cost: $8 plus fees in advance, $10 at the door

Contact: volcanictheatre.com or 541-323-1881

Fortune’s Folly is a colorful band.

The Eugene rock quartet is known for its energetic stage show in which its members often dress in color-coordinated outfits. This extends to the music, as well — a mix of hard-hitting riffs, catchy hooks and funky grooves that recalls ’80s and ’90s alt-rock bands such as No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Faith No More.

Since forming four years ago, the group has released five EPs, each with a color-coded cover: “Black,” “White,” “Purple,” “Red” and the most recent, “Green,” which dropped New Year’s Eve.

“We love color, and I think that we just try to brighten up people’s nights,” vocalist Calysta Cheyenne said recently from Ashland, where the group was scheduled to perform. It will return to Volcanic Theatre Pub on Saturday.

For Cheyenne, the colorful nature of the band underlies her community-minded philosophy of playing music. She described her mission onstage as “(encouraging) joy and self-expression in myself and everyone I encounter.”

“If you get back to tribal music or whenever we first started playing music, it’s a social thing; it’s something that makes people feel connected, and it’s meant to be shared socially,” she said. “Of course, everyone can do it in private, and that’s a beautiful thing, too, but I think it’s sort of like a play. A play’s not meant to be read, although it’s great to read as literature. But seeing it onstage, that’s what it’s made for.”

These ideas seem to have resonated in Bend. Cheyenne and the rest of the group — guitarist Ira Mazie, bassist Jesse Sanchez and drummer Alex Koleber — have been regulars at Volcanic Theatre Pub since forming in 2015.

“We love our Oregon community, and we love the beauty of Bend, of course,” Cheyenne said. With the band’s members all holding down full-time jobs, Bend also fits well with a weekend-warrior touring schedule, she added.

Fans can expect an expanded musical color palette from the group this time out. The “Green” EP features the most crisp production on a Fortune’s Folly recording to date, courtesy of Cheyenne’s longtime vocal teacher, Ken Orsow, and finds the band branching out into more pop territory.

That includes new instrumentation. Opening track and lead single “Summer” features a horn section, adding to the song’s soulful energy, while tracks such as “Kiss Me” and “Light of the Night” add swelling string arrangements.

“It’s our greatest to date as far as the time we spent on it — it was just more of a production,” Cheyenne said. “We added different instruments into that. Most of our other recordings were just the four of us, but we brought in some other players, some horns, some organs, congas. We’re very proud of it. We wanted to broaden our horizons in that sense.”

While Cheyenne was born and raised in Ashland and lives in Portland, she met the other members of Fortune’s Folly in Eugene. She moved to the city to attend school, and eventually reached out to a Craigslist ad for a female singer posted by Koleber.

“I realized very quickly that without some kind of music project, I was gonna be miserable,” Cheyenne said.

Cheyenne put lyrics to some of the group’s nascent songs while she was still living in Ashland (the first of these, “Capture You,” appeared on the “Black” EP).

The chemistry among the musicians was — and remains — immediate, although the realities of running a small business have created a few challenges since then, Cheyenne said.

“When we first started writing music, we weren’t thinking too much about anything,” she said. “We didn’t have an audience, so we weren’t thinking about our audience. We were just like, oh, this sounds like a song; let’s do this. Now, there’s a lot of different factors that we include in the songwriting process. And now, we’re playing so many shows and doing so much of the business on our own, that it used to be we had all the time in the world to just write music, and now, we have to really prioritize everything.”

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