Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio to play Volcanic

Seattle group brings old-school soul jazz to Bend

How’s this for a musical love story: In 2015, Amy Novo told her husband, organ … Read more

Dub Trio shapes mix of genres in Bend

Hard rock hybrid to perform at Domino Room

New York City’s instrumental hybrid Dub Trio, which since 2000 has combined the rhythmic innovations … Read more

Dirtwire returns to Bend

Trio blends world, folk, electronica at Seventh Mountain

Dirtwire, the “swamptronica” trio featuring Beats Antigue’s David Satori, Evan Fraser of The Dogon Lights … Read more

Oktoberfest returns to McMenamins in Bend

Cedar Teeth, Bony Chanterelle, Dive Bar Theology to perform

Oktoberfest returns to McMenamins Old St. Francis School on Saturday with all the beer, bratwurst … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Sept. 19 — The Allan Byer Project (Americana), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, … Read more

Blackalicious celebrates 20 years of ‘Nia’ in Bend

Hip-hop duo brings anniversary tour for first album to Volcanic

Twenty years since the release of Blackalicious’ debut studio album, “Nia,” and Gift of Gab … Read more

Keith Harkin thunders back to Bend

Former Celtic Thunder singer goes solo at Domino Room

For close to a decade, Keith Harkin juggled two parallel music careers. The Irish singer-songwriter … Read more

Jazz at the Oxford series passes on sale in Bend

10th season kicks off with Diane Schuur in October

Jazz at the Oxford will celebrate its 10th season with some favorites from past years. … Read more

Gary Clark Jr. brings ‘This Land’ to Bend

Eclectic blues guitarist makes Les Schwab debut

Gary Clark Jr. is best known as a blues guitar virtuoso. And sure, that’s true. … Read more

Millencolin sends an ‘SOS’ to Bend

Swedish skate punks play Domino Room

Swedish punk quartet Millencolin will skate into the Domino Room for its first Bend performance … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Sept. 12 — Iya Terra, with For Peace Band, The Ries Brothers (reggae), Domino Room, … Read more

Slowing down at Sisters Folk Festival

Or, how I learned to stop worrying and just listen

Back in 2015, this then-bright-eyed and bushy-tailed music reporter, fresh on the job at The … Read more

Vampire Weekend headed to Bend next summer

Indie rock group is first announcement for Les Schwab’s 2020 season

Never mind oxford commas, because Vampire Weekend is headed to Bend next summer. The indie … Read more

Jazz at the Oxford series passes on sale in Bend

10th season kicks off with Diane Schuur in October

Jazz at the Oxford will celebrate its 10th season with some favorites from past years. … Read more

Bruce Cockburn headlines 23rd Sisters Folk Festival

Canadian songwriter among new artists at long-running event

The Amazon rainforest is burning. Children are being held in makeshift camps at the southern … Read more

Indubious espouses ‘Beleaf’ at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Bend group plays release show for No. 1 reggae album

For more than a decade, Oregon reggae/rootstronica band Indubious has operated under the motto, “live … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Sept. 5 — Weener (Ween tribute), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, Sept. 6 … Read more

Norberto Guerra brings flamenco fusion guitar to At Liberty

Cuban musician plays Bend on tour with cultural travel group

Cuban guitarist Norberto Guerra will blend flamenco, Cuban son, blues and classical styles at At … Read more

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony to play Midtown Ballroom

Melodic rap group brings new music to Bend

Bend, it’s time to get krayzie, layzie and bizzy (not to mention thuggish and ruggish). … Read more

Katchafire brings New Zealand reggae to Bend

Group performs with Earthkry at Seventh Mountain Resort

A couple of shows in Bend this week serve as strong reminders of reggae music’s … Read more

Band on the Patio series concludes at Juniper Golf Course

Klassix Ayre Band, Patty Davis Band slated for final weekends

With all the free live music offerings going on in Bend on a weekly basis, … Read more

Dixieland jazz swings into La Pine

Labor Day weekend event celebrates 40 years at Moose Lodge

In 40 years of organizing the Dixieland Party Band and Friends Labor Day weekend event, … Read more

MC Frontalot takes on the internet in Bend

Nerdcore rap pioneer makes Volcanic Theatre Pub debut

MC Frontalot describes his seventh studio album, “Net Split or, the Fathomless Heartbreak of Online … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

Aug. 29 — Chris Janson (country), Oregon Spirit Distillers, Bend, Aug. 29 — Swatkins … Read more

Chris Janson plays for ‘Real Friends’ in Bend

Country singer-songwriter to rock Oregon Spirit Distillers

Two years ago, country rock singer-songwriter Chris Janson released his second album, “Everybody.” This year, … Read more

Xavier Rudd brings folk-pop mix to Bend

Australian songwriter, multi-instrumentalist plays Midtown

Fans of Jack Johnson, John Butler and Ben Harper would do well to check out … Read more

Ballyhoo!, Passafire play Domino Room

East Coast bands rock out reggae in Bend

If you like your sunshine with a little more grit than what Xavier Rudd has … Read more

Shakedown Car Show moves to Bend

Benefit for Central Oregon Veterans Outreach features local rock, punk

Classic cars and rock ’n’ roll will collide (not literally, of course) at the fifth … Read more

Jay Tablet drops summer singles

Bend rapper brings sunny vibes to ‘Girl Like That,’ ‘Let Go’

Artist: Jay Tablet featuring Benzo, Reed Thomas Lawrence Featured song: “Girl Like That,” self-released Artist: … Read more

Cake returns to Les Schwab Amphitheater

Alt-rockers bring environmental activism, new music to Bend

Before starting alternative rock band Cake and scoring hits “The Distance” and “Short Skirt/Long Jacket,” … Read more

Leftover Salmon brings mountain sounds to Bend

Jamgrass group will celebrate 30 years at Oregon Spirit Distillers

It’s not hard for Leftover Salmon banjo player Andy Thorn to understand the affinity between … Read more

Kaden Wadsworth’s ‘Spectre’ haunts Bend music scene

Budding songwriter, producer to play Volcanic Theatre Pub

Pop singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Kaden Wadsworth, 21, grew up in Oregon City and moved … Read more

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