Central Oregon’s schedule of upcoming concerts

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

Old St. Francis School celebrates 82nd birthday

Garcia Birthday Band, McDougall to perform

The Old St. Francis School in downtown Bend has been a hotel since 2004, but … Read more

Random Rab brings sunrise vibes to Bend

DJ to play new music at Volcanic Theatre Pub

San Francisco DJ Random Rab made a name for himself for performing “sunrise sets” at … Read more

King Lil G brings top-shelf hip-hop to Bend

California rapper joins Rittz, more at Domino Room

Hailing from the fertile hip-hop scene of Inglewood, California, King Lil G — born Alex … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Michael ‘Doc’ Ryan, ‘Rectify Me’

Artist: Michael “Doc” Ryan Featured song: “Rectify Me” Upcoming shows: • Acoustic duo at Church of … Read more

No pain, no gain: Ural Thomas returns to Bend

Portland soul singer brings new music to Volcanic

Like many soul singers, Ural Thomas got his start in church. Born in Louisiana, Thomas … Read more

Patrick Lamb brings funk edge to ‘Soul Ties’

Saxophonist, Jazz at the Oxford curator releases new album

Patrick Lamb is probably best known to Bendites for curating the Jazz at the Oxford … Read more

Colt Ford sings dirt road anthems in Bend

Country-rap pioneer to perform at Midtown Ballroom

Country fans will remember Jason Aldean’s genre-defying “Dirt Road Anthem,” which hit No. 1 on … Read more

Mission Spotlight returns to Suttle Lodge

Portland alt-country band closes Fireside Concert series

After featuring performances by Silver Jews and Lambchop guitarist William Tyler in September and Maryland … Read more

Lucky Chops returns to Bend

New York City brass band brings viral sound to Volcanic

The members of New York City Brass band Lucky Chops met as students at LaGuardia … Read more

Local bands celebrate Dia De Los Muertos in Bend

¡Chiringa!, The Hot Club of Bend, more to perform at Hola!

This year’s Day of the Dead, the Mexican holiday honoring friends and family who have … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Nov. 1 — Karl Blau/The Easy Leaves (country/rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. … Read more

The Dead Boys return to life in Bend

Rebooted punk band to perform at the Domino Room

The Dead Boys may be the most misunderstood band in a misunderstood sub-sub-genre of rock … Read more

TAUK brings aural, visual feast to Volcanic

Instrumental band returns to Bend with sci-fi inspired ‘Shapeshifter’

TAUK keyboardist Alric “A.C.” Carter described his band during a recent interview with GO! Magazine: … Read more

Lindsay Lou brings ‘Southland’ to Bend

Singer blends bluegrass, jazz, rock at Volcanic

Lindsay Lou Rilko felt an immediate connection when she met her future bandmates in The … Read more

Anatomy of a Song: Steve Arnold, ‘Our Lady of the Snows’

Artist: Steve Arnold Featured song: “Our Lady of the Snows” Upcoming show: Blackstrap Bluegrass at … Read more

Turbulence hits The Capitol

Underground reggae singer performs with I-Trinity in Bend

Simmer Down Sounds will continue its streak of underground, authentic reggae shows at The Capitol … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Oct. 25 — Diggin’ Dirt, with Company Grand (soul/funk/R&B), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, volcanictheatre.com. Oct. … Read more

Tricks, treats and tunes fill Bend’s Halloween weekend

David Jacobs-Strain, Object Heavy among highlights

Halloween weekend in Bend is a bit like any other weekend in Bend when it … Read more

Bend Song Exchange benefits land at Spoken Moto

Next performance to raise money for Oregon Wild

Another month brings another Non-Profit Tunes event — and another venue. The monthly Bend Song … Read more

Lee Ritenour to make debut in Bend

Guitarist also will offer workshop at Jazz at the Oxford

After more than 50 years of playing guitar, Lee Ritenour isn’t finished learning. As he … Read more

Tech N9ne’s ‘Planet’ takes over Midtown

Prolific rapper returns to Bend with new music

Tech N9ne dropped a bombshell during a June interview with online music marketplace Beatstars: his … Read more

Larry and His Flask offers a musical ‘Remedy’

Long-running Bend band returns with first album in five years

Long-running Bend band Larry and His Flask may have just released its definitive statement with … Read more

Sugaray Rayford gets soulful at The Belfry

Texas blues belter brings band to Sisters

Texas-born blues belter Sugaray Rayford is no stranger to soul music. Born Caron Rayford, he … Read more

Kung Fu plays Steely Dan in Bend

Funk-fusion quintet returns to Domino Room

Rarely a year goes by in Bend without a visit or two from Connecticut-based Kung … Read more

¡Mayday! blends reggae, rap at Domino Room

Florida group returns to Bend with new music

Reggae-infused hip-hop band ¡Mayday! went from opening for acts such as Tech N9ne (founder of … Read more

Ex-Cult will rock Volcanic Theatre Pub

Memphis punks bring fuzzed-out riffs to Bend

Memphis, Tennessee, punks Ex-Cult sound as if they were made for this moment in time … Read more

Upcoming concerts

Oct. 18 — Tango Alpha Tango, The Roof Rabbits, Strange Rover (hard rock/punk), Volcanic Theatre … Read more

Soweto Gospel Choir blends spiritual traditions in Bend

South African group performs Nelson Mandela tribute at Tower

When South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir won its first Grammy in 2007, Nelson Mandela shared … Read more

Travis Ehrenstrom Band surfaces in Bend

Local jam/fusion band to play McMenamins

The Travis Ehrenstrom Band was missing a member just minutes before its set at this … Read more

Agent Orange brings darkness to Domino Room

Surf-punk founders join Guttermouth in Bend

Surf-punk originators Agent Orange will return to the Domino Room on Sunday after a triumphant … Read more

Brandon Prinzing continues to evolve on ‘Hear This’

The Old Revival will play release show at Domino Room

Brandon Prinzing & The Old Revival: ‘Hear This’ self-released Last year, Bend songwriter and former … Read more

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