Pinback is back in Bend

Alt-rock trio returns to Volcanic Theatre Pub

While San Diego alt/prog-rock trio Pinback has kept a low profile recording-wise since 2012’s “Information … Read more

Rust never sleeps at Church of Neil in Bend

Annual Neil Young tribute, Rise Up benefit, returns to Worthy

Neil Young’s first album with Crazy Horse in seven years may be titled “Colorado,” but … Read more

Portland’s Ben Larsen returns to Bend

Crow and the Canyon frontman goes solo at Brown Owl

Portland multi-instrumentalist Ben Larsen, perhaps best known as the frontman of string quintet Crow and … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Nov. 15 — David Starfire (electronica), The Capitol, Bend, thecapitolbend.com. Nov. 15 — Sol Seed, … Read more

Thursday 11/7 Joseph Balsamo: The bluegrass musician will perform; 6-7 p.m.; free; Humm Kombucha Taproom, … Read more

Keller Williams takes on Tom Petty at Tower

Guitarist teams with HillBenders for PettyGrass in Bend

Keller Williams just wants to have fun. The word came up with just about every … Read more

Tricks, treats and rock ’n’ roll in Bend

Celebrate Halloween with Peelander-Z, Shook Twins, more

Don’t worry, you didn’t miss out on all the Halloween parties last weekend. The horror-ific … Read more

The Lacs hick-hop and don’t stop in Bend

Country rap duo returns to headline Midtown Ballroom

The Lacs are coming back to Bend. A little more than a year after the … Read more

Tom Paxton brings topical songs to Tower

Folk revival mainstay teams with DonJuans in Bend

Alongside Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs, Tom Paxton helped folk music evolve from its traditional … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 31 — Minnesota, Eprom, Zeke Beats, Matt Wax, Welterweight (electronica), Midtown Ballroom, Bend, 1988entertainment.com. … Read more

Halloween brings frights, beats to Midtown Ballroom

Wicked 2019 returns to Bend with Minnesota, Eprom, more

To hear the influence electronica has had on just about every music genre, just turn … Read more

Amigo the Devil defeats doubt in Bend

Folk punk songwriter makes Volcanic Theatre Pub debut

Amigo the Devil has a lot of doubts. Turns out, so does everyone else. That’s … Read more

Miles & Karina get quirky in Tumalo

Duo to play silent film scores at Highland House Concert

David Miles Keenan and Nova Karina Devonie wrote their first silent film score a little … Read more

Matt Heckler, Casper Allen play Domino Room

Indie folk singer-songwriters team up in Bend

Growing up in the Catskill Mountains in southeastern New York, Matt Heckler split his budding … Read more

Leo Kottke returns to Tower Theatre

Virtuosic blues/folk/jazz guitarist plays Bend

In the five decades since Leo Kottke released his 1969 debut album, “6- and 12-String … Read more

Erin Costelo sings soul, more in Bend

Nova Scotia songwriter, producer plays McMenamins tour

Nova Scotia pianist, songwriter and producer Erin Costelo will bring her soulful pipes to McMenamins … Read more

Non Profit Tunes returns to The Commons

Show will benefit conservation group Oregon Wild

The next Non Profit Tunes benefit, at The Commons on Thursday, promises to be a … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 24 — Erin Costelo (singer-songwriter), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Oct. 24 … Read more

Diane Schuur surefooted at Jazz at the Oxford open

Pianist, vocalist delivers fun, emotional performance in Bend

Diane Schuur introduced the fifth song of her Friday night Jazz at the Oxford set … Read more

Tour brings New Orleans music to Bend

‘Take Me to the River’ flows into Tower Theatre

Before Martin Shore produced and directed documentaries about American music, he played that music alongside … Read more

Angelo Moore brings Brand New Step to Bend

Fishbone frontman’s electro-soul-funk side project plays Volcanic

Angelo Moore doesn’t like to stay in one place musically. That much is apparent from … Read more

Chase Baird Group brings post-bop to Bend

Saxophonist to play McMenamins in support of ‘A Life Between’ album

Saxophonist Chase Baird, who was part of Grammy-winning drummer Antonio Sánchez’s band, Migration, when it … Read more

Yelawolf howls his way to Bend

Southern rapper brings ‘Ghetto Cowboy’ tour to Midtown

Southern rapper/hick-hop star Yelawolf, who was scheduled to play the Midtown Ballroom in October 2017 … Read more

Rings of Saturn spaces out in Bend

Technical deathcore band gets heavy at Domino Room

California guitarist Lucas Mann started technical deathcore band Rings of Saturn while still in high … Read more

Fox & Bones returns to Bend

Portland folk duo will play Spoken Moto, Loge

Sometimes, the best way to make something happen is to write about it. Portland musicians … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 17 — Bad Pacifist (folk rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Oct. … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 10/17 Alley Cats: The jazz dance band performs; 1-2 p.m.; free; Bend Senior Center, … Read more

Diane Schuur kicks off 10th Jazz at the Oxford

Bend series will feature favorites from past years

Diane Schuur has to feel the emotions in the songs she sings. This connection has … Read more

Clutch plays first show in Bend

Hard rock group brings musical evolution to Midtown

The members of Maryland hard rock group Clutch are musicians’ musicians. Clutch drummer Jean-Paul Gaster’s … Read more

Che Apalache mixes Latin, bluegrass sounds in Sisters

Argentinian quartet makes Central Oregon debut at Belfry

Joe Troop of Che Apalache has a message for bluegrass purists: Who cares? That sentiment … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Oct. 10 — Trevor Ras (rock/soul), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. Oct. 11 … Read more

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears play Bend

Austin musician continues comeback at Volcanic Theatre Pub

In 2009, Austin-based guitarist, singer and songwriter Joe Lewis released “Tell ’Em What Your Name … Read more

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