Drum and Guitar Shop hosts workshops in Bend

Bend musicians Rod DeGeorge, Karl Lindgren share skills

Musicians looking to polish their skills can head to The Drum and Guitar Shop for … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

June 20 — John Mayall, with Tommy Odetto (blues-rock), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. June 20 … Read more

Billy Strings gets intense at 4 Peaks

Bluegrass prodigy co-headlines annual Bend festival

Billy Strings has had a lot of opportunities to learn from his musical heroes, but … Read more

The Roots rock hard in Bend

Hip-hop band delivers nonstop jams in Les Schwab debut

The Roots are the hardest working band in show business. Yes, that’s a cliché. It’s … Read more

Going behind the music licenses in Bend

Performing-rights organizations, venues clash over copyright compliance

M&J Tavern owner Rick Whittemore does not remember exactly when the business started hosting live … Read more

AUSTN comes home to Bend

Singer-songwriter, 16, plays EP release at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Austin Brown moved to Los Angeles to become an actor about two years ago. He … Read more

Maxwell Friedman Group goes ‘Beyond Neblar’ in Bend

Hammond artist releases debut live album at Crux Fermentation

Maxwell Friedman wrote the song “Neblar” when he was 12 or 13, but the concept … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

June 13 — Groovasaur (instrumental rock/fusion), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. June 14 … Read more

Munch & Music, Music in the Pines announce artists

Free concert series return in Bend, La Pine

A couple of late announcements for summer concert series rolled in last week. Read on … Read more

Bend wants more of The Roots

Hip-hop band to make Les Schwab Amphitheater debut

The Roots, the Philadelphia band that almost single-handedly popularized the concept of a live hip-hop … Read more

The Offspring do Americana their way in Bend

Punk hit-makers to play acoustic show at Midtown Ballroom

Quick, name an Offspring song that might translate well to acoustic instruments. “Dirty Magic,” maybe? … Read more

Groovasaur brings fusion to McMenamins

Instrumental sextet to release debut EP in Bend

Since GO! last checked in with Bend jazz-funk-fusion group Groovasaur, it has expanded to a … Read more

Jason Isbell, Father John Misty impress in Les Schwab debut

Singer-songwriters offer emotional kick off to venue’s 18th season

Monday morning, past midnight, I should have been asleep. Instead, I was searching for the … Read more

Didgeridoo meets EDM at The Capitol

Tyler Spencer brings unique instrumentation to Bend

If you ask Tyler Spencer, a didgeridoo goes with everything. The Eugene native, who lives … Read more

Jason Isbell, Father John Misty kick off Les Schwab season

Amphitheater continues environmental initiatives in 18th season

Bend concertgoers will hear new artists and see continued environmental efforts at Les Schwab Amphitheater … Read more

Roy Zimmerman returns to Bend

Satirical folkie plays benefit for KPOV

Satirical singer-songwriter Roy Zimmerman has his work cut out for him in the age of … Read more

Pennywise punks out Oregon Spirit Distillers

California band opens Bend Radio Group concert series

There’s something to be said for consistency — just ask AC/DC, which made a career … Read more

Long Beach Dub Allstars play Domino Room

Reggae/R&B group joins Aggrolites, Tomorrow’s Bad Seeds in Bend

If you’re a Sublime fan living in Bend, this is your summer. Not only will … Read more

Music is back at M&J Tavern

Local bar settles dispute with BMI

The Bend music scene’s “living room” is once again open for business. Live music returned … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

June 6 — GOTJ B2B Elementry, Prajekt, Goleyeth (drum ’n’ bass), The Capitol, Bend, thecapitolbend.com. … Read more

Amber Rubarth returns to Bend

‘American Folk’ star, songwriter to play house concert

Amber Rubarth doesn’t like to limit herself to just one creative outlet. Last year, the … Read more

Bend Song Exchange plots summer shows

Nonprofit benefits planned at The Commons, Worthy Brewing

The Bend Song Exchange has announced outdoor shows for the summer season of Non Profit … Read more

Dead at the Doj returns in Bend

Grateful Dead tribute benefits High Desert Martial Arts

Dead at the Doj, the annual Grateful Dead tribute concert/benefit for the Friends of High … Read more

Belfry welcomes back Keith Greeninger, Dayan Kai

Longtime songwriting duo, folk festival favorites return to Sisters

Sisters Folk Festival veterans and frequent collaborators Keith Greeninger and Dayan Kai will return to … Read more

Dizzy Wright works harder at the Domino Room

Las Vegas rapper brings new music to Bend

Dizzy Wright may have had an inside track to hip-hop stardom thanks to his uncles, … Read more

The sounds of summer in Bend

Anticipated summer shows from The Roots to The B-52s

Keen-eared GO! Magazine readers and KPOV listeners may have heard a certain music reporter bumbling … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 30 — Guardian of the Underdog (rock/soul/world), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 5/30 Popcorn: The band will play acoustic instrumental covers; 6-8 p.m.; free; River’s Place, … Read more

Puddles turns frowns upside down in Bend

Sad, singing clown brings Pity Party to Tower Theatre

A 7-foot-tall clown walked onto the “America’s Got Talent” stage in 2017 to the sound … Read more

Leadbetter Band to release debut album in Bend

Hard-rocking trio will play Silver Moon Brewing

Eric Leadbetter didn’t have to search long for new bandmates once he moved to Bend … Read more

Catching up on new music in Bend

Looking back at releases from Brother Gabe, Mosley Wotta, more

We’re not even at the midway point of 2019, and Bend artists have already delivered … Read more

Eli Young Band, Tal Wilkenfeld announce Central Oregon shows

Lineups for Newberry Event, Suttle Lodge series revealed

Check out this week’s notable concert announcements for Central Oregon: • The Eli Young Band will … Read more

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