This Island Earth releases long-awaited debut

First album in three-part concept cycle creates ominous atmosphere

After at least six years in the making, This Island Earth’s debut album, “Wounded Tropic, … Read more

Antonio Sánchez draws ‘Lines in the Sand’ at Tower

‘Birdman’ drummer returns to Bend with new music

Five-time Grammy Award winner and Golden Globe nominee Antonio Sánchez will return to Bend to … Read more

Subdudes, Claypool Lennon Delirium headed to Bend

John Mayall, Puddles Pity Party also will perform at Tower

Check out the latest show announcements to get excited about in Central Oregon: • Swamp rock, … Read more

Steve ’N’ Seagulls flies back to Bend

Finnish band rocks out with banjos at Volcanic

Thanks to the popularity of bluegrass-inspired bands in modern indie music (and beyond), you’ve no … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 21 — Recycled Percussion (junk rock), Tower Theatre, Bend, March 21 — Metalachi … Read more

Bangin’ on a trash can at the Tower Theatre

Recycled Percussion brings comedy, charity work to Bend

Recycled Percussion may be misnamed, according to band founder Justin Spencer. It made sense in … Read more

The Roots to play Bend

Philadelphia hip-hop band slates Les Schwab show for June

The Roots will rock Bend this summer. The hip-hop band will perform at 6:30 p.m. … Read more

Don Felder will take Bend to the limit

Former Eagles lead guitarist to perform at Tower Theatre

In its hit-making heyday in the ’70s, the Eagles would often open up the songwriting … Read more

Ímar blends traditions at Sisters High School

Celtic band plays Sisters Folk Festival concert series

Ímar would have been a very different band if Adam Brown remembered to bring his … Read more

Ruthie Foster returns to Central Oregon

Texas blues and folk singer to play Tower Theatre

Texas blues and folk artist Ruthie Foster, who last performed in Central Oregon at the … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day in Bend, from Ireland to New Orleans

McMenamins hosts annual celebration; Rebirth Brass plays Volcanic

Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day and the mountains of snow deposited in Central Oregon over … Read more

G. Love, The Lil Smokies return to Bend

Bands play Crow’s Feet Commons as part of WinterFest

WinterFest will heat up Mt. Bachelor throughout the weekend, featuring gear demonstrations, giveaways, snacks, beverages … Read more

Man Man gets experimental in Bend

Avant-garde rockers to perform at Domino Room

If you really want to get “out there” for St. Patrick’s Day, there’s probably no … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 19 — Don Felder (former Eagles guitarist), Tower Theatre, Bend, March 19 — … Read more

John Butler Trio returns to Bend

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Tony Smiley headed to Sisters Saloon

Check out these recent show announcements in Central Oregon: • The John Butler Trio will return … Read more

Belfry bluegrass showcase to feature Frank Solivan

Mandolinist, with band Dirty Kitchen, helping to expand genre

If you want to know Frank Solivan’s philosophy on playing bluegrass music, get a hold … Read more

The Quebe Sisters Band swings back to Bend

Triple fiddles, sibling harmonies invade Tower Theatre

Grace, Sophia and Hulda Quebe were barely teenagers when they started The Quebe Sisters Band … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 7 — Umphrey’s McGee, with Ghost-Note (hard rockin’ jams), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, March … Read more

Umphrey’s McGee will rock Midtown

Hard-rocking jam band brings new music to Bend

Umphrey’s McGee celebrated 20 years of hard-rocking riffs and mind-bending grooves with two albums last … Read more

Mariachi Sol de Mexico returns to Tower

Orchestra celebrates Mexican music legends in Bend

Just two years shy of its 40th anniversary as a band, Mariachi Sol de Mexico … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 3/7 Natty Red Trio: The acoustic band performs; 6-8 p.m.; free; The Lot, 745 … Read more

Cody Johnson will play Oregon Spirit Distillers

Texas singer-songwriter kicks off Bend Radio Group show announcements

Texas country singer-songwriter Cody Johnson is on his way to Bend. Johnson will perform at … Read more

Mandy Harvey makes Tower Theatre debut

‘America’s Got Talent’ star brings new music to Bend

Any artist about to release new music will most likely have to answer the following … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 6 — Atmosphere, with deM atlaS, The Lioness, DJ Keezy (hip-hop), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, … Read more

Atmosphere returns to Midtown Ballroom

Minneapolis rap duo brings new music to Bend

Minneapolis hip-hop duo Atmosphere took Bend fishing during their last visit to town in 2016. … Read more

MarchFourth marches back to Bend

Portland big band returns to Domino Room

March down to the Domino Room on the second day of March for Portland’s second-line … Read more

Darlingside returns to Sisters

Boston folk quartet plays folk festival’s winter series

Boston-based string quartet Darlingside, a favorite of the Sisters Folk Festival since playing the event … Read more

The Mostest will ‘Teleport People’ in Bend

Long-running band plays album-release show at J DUB

Mark Ransom experienced his first UFO dream while attending college in Colorado in the late … Read more

Slightly Stoopid will return to Bend

Former Bendite Matisyahu also on bill at Les Schwab

Slightly Stoopid will return to Les Schwab Amphitheater this summer with a very familiar face … Read more

Kris Kristofferson headed to Bend

Outlaw country singer-songwriter will perform at Athletic Club

Kris Kristofferson will help Bend make it through the night this summer. The outlaw country … Read more

Wordsauce plays first Bend show

California band blends funk, hip-hop at Capitol

Wordsauce frontman Rick “Risko” Loughman had maybe two years of experience as a rapper in … Read more

The Coathangers get angry at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Atlanta punk band to play first Bend show

Editor’s note: This show has been canceled due to unsafe travel conditions from the snow … Read more

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