Andy Frasco & The U.N. return to Bend

Blues-rock jams on tap for Apres Ski Bash at The Commons

Andy Frasco & The U.N. has a reputation on the jam scene as a party … Read more

Central Oregon Guitar & Gear Swap returns

Sunday Guitars, Flip Flop Sounds team for instrument sale

Musicians, time to gear up: The Central Oregon Guitar & Gear Swap will return to … Read more

The Offspring, Millencolin announce Bend shows

Plus new music series at Humm, Riff; 4 Peaks ticket prices increase

Some highlights from another busy week in music news: • Pop-punk will invade the Midtown complex … Read more

James Otto, Floater lead Bend Summer Fest lineup

Downtown event will feature live music on two stages

Portland alt-rock group Floater and country singer-songwriter James Otto will headline this year’s Bend Summer … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

April 24 — The Cutmen (jazz/funk/soul), McMenamins Old St. Francis School, Bend, mcmenamins.com. April 24 … Read more

Danielle Nicole Band returns to Volcanic

Recent Grammy nominee brings blues, rock, more to Bend

Danielle Nicole will return to Volcanic Theatre Pub on Friday a Grammy-nominated musician. The bassist, … Read more

Cake will return to Les Schwab Amphitheater

Alt-rock band to play Bend in August

Put on your short skirts and long jackets: Cake is returning to Bend. The alt-rock … Read more

Con Brio plays with spirit at Domino Room

San Francisco septet blends funk, soul, politics in Bend

Touring helped shape Con Brio’s second album, “Explorer,” in more ways than one. The San … Read more

Strange Rover brings a heavy party in Bend

Hard rock group opens for Black Magic Flower Power at Volcanic

Strange Rover is a strange band when it comes to the metal scene. Although there’s … Read more

Ranch, Recycle revel in Record Store Day

Bend music shops feature deals, live music, more

In the age of music downloads and streaming, most cities the size of Bend are … Read more

Precious Byrd to drop new EP at Volcanic

Also reviewed: Company Grand’s ‘Table Scraps’

This week, check out Precious Byrd’s second EP, “Wolves,” and take a look back at … Read more

Melvin Seals, JGB return to Bend

Jerry Garcia Band organist pays tribute at Domino Room

Just two short months after his most recent Bend appearance, with Terrapin Flyer at Volcanic … Read more

Psymbionic performs at Volcanic Theatre Pub

Austin DJ, producer brings ‘Carbon Based Lifeform’ to Bend

Austin, Texas, DJ and producer Psymbionic — born John Burcham — emerged on the drum … Read more

Redmond Community Concert Association announces season

Dallas String Quartet, The Gin Joints, more to perform

The Redmond Community Concert Association announced five shows for its 36th season, which kicks off … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

April 16 — Melvin Seals & JGB, with Watkins Glen (rockin’ jams), Domino Room, Bend, … Read more

The B-52s will rock (lobster) Bend this summer

New wave group to play Les Schwab with OMD, Berlin

New wave will take over Les Schwab Amphitheater on Aug. 10. Athens, Georgia, group The … Read more

Meeting The Beatles (and the Hermits, and the Stones)

How one letter led Marilyn Eggert to write about music for the L.A. Times

Marilyn Eggert learned the value of writing letters thanks to a teenage obsession with The … Read more

Sávila brings healing music to McMenamins

Portland trio will blend Latin rhythms, R&B, folk in Bend

Portland is a long way from the border between the U.S. and Mexico. As such, … Read more

Mosley Wotta releases new album in Bend

Listening party for ‘What Comes After’ slated at The Commons

Mosley Wotta has been busy the last few years. The rapper, poet and visual artist … Read more

Pepper’s Bret Bollinger returns to Central Oregon

Bassist, vocalist to bring solo band to Sisters Saloon

Pepper bassist and vocalist Bret Bollinger will return to Central Oregon to play the Sisters … Read more

Don Julin, Tim Connell perform in Bend

Mandolin virtuosos inaugurate KPOV Presents series

KPOV 88.9-FM, Central Oregon’s community radio station, is getting into the house concert business. The … Read more

Mason Jennings gets intimate in Bend

Indie-folk songwriter brings new music to Domino Room

Folk-rock singer-songwriter Mason Jennings has won audiences over with his disarming voice, poetic lyrics and … Read more

Hot Club of San Francisco plays Tower Theatre

Show in Bend will combine Gypsy jazz, silent film

Looking for something a bit more visual in your concert-going experience? Head to the Tower … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

April 10 — DGTL CLR (EDM/nextwave), The Capitol, Bend, thecapitolbend.com. April 10 — Sávila (cumbia/Latin/R&B), … Read more

Live music at Central Oregon clubs, theaters, other venues

Thursday 4/4 R. Carlos Nakai and Will Clipman: The Grammy-nominated artists will perform an evening … Read more

Tyler Childers to perform in Bend

Indie country songwriter will play Oregon Spirit Distillers

Kentucky singer-songwriter Tyler Childers will perform in Bend this summer. The bluegrass, country and folk … Read more

Sweet Spirit dances its way to Bend

Austin band brings party to Volcanic Theatre Pub

It takes Sweet Spirit’s lead singer and guitarist Sabrina Ellis a few minutes to remember … Read more

Old Salt Union returns to Domino Room

Strings meet alt-rock, jazz, hip-hop in Bend

None of the members of newgrass band Old Salt Union are bluegrass musicians by trade, … Read more

Upcoming concerts in Central Oregon

March 28 — Old Salt Union, with Danny Barnes (bluegrass/newgrass/Americana), Domino Room, Bend, midtownbend.com. March … Read more

Deschutes County Fair concerts announced

Collective Soul, Old Dominion, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Michael Ray headed to Redmond

The circle will be unbroken at the Deschutes County Fair this year. The Nitty Gritty … Read more

Poor Man’s Whiskey plays Allman Brothers in Sisters

4 Peaks favorite offers sneak peak of Bend festival

Eat a peach with Poor Man’s Whiskey at The Belfry on Saturday. The Northern California … Read more

The Lowest Pair returns to Bend

Old-timey banjo duo brings new music to Volcanic Theatre Pub

After canceling her Feb. 14 Bend show due to unsafe road conditions, singer-songwriter and banjo … Read more

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band return to Bend

Outlaw country singer will play Les Schwab Amphitheater

Lyle Lovett will return to Bend this summer. The Texas outlaw country singer-songwriter and His … Read more

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