Jess Ryan Band, ¡Chiringa! play SMaSH Fest in Bend

McMenamins festival celebrates beer, local live music

As should be painfully obvious to anyone reading these pages by now, Bend loves its … Read more

The Rainbow Girls return to Central Oregon

Folk trio to perform at The Belfry

Late last year, California folk trio The Rainbow Girls recorded a raw, stripped-down cover of … Read more

Long Tall Eddy brings alt-country to Spoken Moto

New Bend duo features former JuJu Eyeball guitarist

Paul Eddy, co-founding guitarist and vocalist of local Beatles cover group JuJu Eyeball, is back … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 23 — Night Glitter (synth-pop), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, volcanictheatre.com. May 24 — Rainbow … Read more

The Subdudes return to Central Oregon

Swamp-rock kings to tease new music at Tower Theatre

You could almost hear the wink that came with the pun John Magnie offered when … Read more

An American Forrest lives cowboy life on new album

Country singer-songwriter to play Pronghorn Resort in Bend

Country singer-songwriter Forrest VanTuyl, who performs as An American Forrest, revels in his second life … Read more

Life (and live music from) After Funk in Bend

Toronto band makes Volcanic Theatre Pub debut

“Santa Barbara,” the title of Toronto group After Funk’s third release and first full-length album, … Read more

Peter Rowan, Los Texmaniacs join Sisters Folk Festival

Della Mae, Lindsay Lou, Polecat, more also announced

Peter Rowan & the Free Mexican Airforce featuring Los Texmaniacs will be one of the … Read more

Hieroglyphics returns to Domino Room

Hip-hop collective celebrates 20 years of ‘Third Eye Vision’ in Bend

Oakland, California, rap collective Hieroglyphics — featuring Del the Funky Homosapien, Casual, Pep Love, Domino … Read more

Slaid Cleaves returns to The Belfry

Texas singer-songwriter brings new music to Sisters

Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves has spent most of his life as a dedicated student … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 16 — The Subdudes (swamp-rock), Tower Theatre, Bend, towertheatre.org. May 16 — Mexican Gunfight … Read more

Trombone Shorty announces Bend show

New Orleans bandleader to play Les Schwab in July

Trombone Shorty will bring a “Parking Lot Symphony” to Bend this summer. The New Orleans … Read more

Granger Smith will return to Bend

Country singer announces Oregon Spirit Distillers show

Rising country star Granger Smith will return to Bend this summer. The singer-songwriter will perform … Read more

Bend’s Alovitiman blends traditions on new album

Eastern European folk meets funk, rock at Volcanic Theatre Pub

It’s taken Alovitiman the past 2½ years to find a niche in the Bend music … Read more

Pete Kartsounes releases album at Brown Owl

Bend songwriter to play venue’s three-year anniversary party

Pete Kartsounes was in Kauai, Hawaii, in January of last year when he received a … Read more

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs to play Volcanic

Montana newgrass band brings new music to Bend

Bozeman, Montana, newgrass/rock hybrid Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs formed in 2013 and has … Read more

Metal shows take over Bend

Osatia headlines The Capitol; Carnifex rages at Domino Room

Metalheads, rejoice: You can mainline all the curdled screams, detuned riffs and rapid-fire blast beats … Read more

EASTGHOST brings new music to Domino Room

Portland electronic producer will expand on genre in Bend

Portland-based producer EASTGHOST, a member of the music collective STYLSS (Stop Taking Your Life So … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 9 — Upstate (Americana), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. May 9 — … Read more

Robert Plant will return to Bend

Led Zeppelin frontman to play Les Schwab in October

Robert Plant is coming back to Bend. The Led Zeppelin singer and his most recent … Read more

Leftover Salmon, Chris Janson to play Bend this summer

Melissa Etheridge announced for SHARC show

Check out the latest concert announcements in Central Oregon: • Progressive bluegrass group Leftover Salmon and … Read more

John Batdorf makes Tower Theatre debut

‘Wham Bam’ singer plays hometown gig in Bend

John Batdorf can thank The Rolling Stones, internet radio and a comic-book movie for his … Read more

Jeremy Enigk brings ‘Ghosts’ to Volcanic

Sunny Day Real Estate frontman to play in Bend

Whenever seminal emo/pop-punk band Sunny Day Real Estate takes a break (the group split up … Read more

Brothers Gow brings funk back to Bend

Local favorite returns to play Domino Room

Southern California funk/jam band Brothers Gow reemerged with a new lineup last year following some … Read more

Snow tha Product to play Domino Room

Bilingual rapper, singer brings ‘Goin Off’ tour to Bend

California-born, Mexican-American rapper and singer Snow tha Product (born Claudia Feliciano) seems overdue for a … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

May 2 — Eric Leadbetter Band (blues/rock), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. May … Read more

CJ Neary releases debut album in Bend

Fiddle prodigy brings ‘A Groovy Kinda Music’ to The Commons

At 13, CJ Neary has explored more genres of music than many musicians do in … Read more

Pennywise will return to Bend

Punk band will play Oregon Spirit Distillers in June

Pennywise will return to Bend this summer. The ’90s punk band will return to the … Read more

Fortune’s Folly goes ‘Green’ at Volcanic

Eugene alt-rockers return to Bend with new music

Fortune’s Folly is a colorful band. The Eugene rock quartet is known for its energetic … Read more

Object Heavy keeps transitioning in Bend

Soul/funk hybrid will perform at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Brian Swislow never expected Object Heavy to take off in the way it has. When … Read more

Final 4 Peaks lineup revealed

Rising Appalachia, Andy Frasco, more join Bend festival

The final lineup for the 12th 4 Peaks Music Festival was revealed this week. Along … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

April 25 — Cloverdayle (Northwest country), Volcanic Theatre Pub, Bend, volcanictheatre.com. April 26 — Object … Read more

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