What's the Craic this St. Paddy's Day?
It's that time of year again.
Political turmoil yields great music
A glass cage of emotion, you say?
Cascade Crescendo is changing the way you think about bluegrass
Shattering the traditional notion of bluegrass while still honoring its traditions, Cascade Crescendo embraces high energy and brings an outstanding show to the Volcanic on Jan. 29. "We love it when crowds are up dancing and having a good time," says lead vocalist Hunter White.
Fortune's Folly keeps the dream of alt-rock alive
You might not have heard of Fortune's Folly, but you will. Coming out of Eugene, the band will give you the warm and fuzzy (guitar) feeling of those mid-90s female fronted alt-rock bands like The Breeders and No Doubt.
We're all just playing in it
You might have heard Karl Denson's singing, saxophone playing or flute rocking in a few different places. For one, his work with acid jazz group The Greyboy Allstars defined mid to late '90s soul funk dance music.
Texas country star Robert Earl Keen hits the Tower
What the hell is "Americana" and why is it something we use to describe things? Does it mean that something is intrinsically "American?"
Mykal Rose brings reggae's past, present and future to the Capitol
Often home to rising talents, Bend will soon be hosting one of reggae's longest running stars. Mykal Rose, the leading voice of Black Uhuru, emerged onto the global stage when the group's album "Anthem" won a Grammy for Best Reggae Album—the first time that award was given out.
R.A. The Rugged Man will melt your face
When it comes to hip-hop legends, far too many have passed on. No doubt, Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac or Big L would find lots to rhyme about in 2016 and 2017.
The Riverhouse Jazz Series presents the Tierney Sutton Band
Mt. Bachelor Riverhouse Jazz isn't merely bringing incredible artists to the Central Oregon music scene, they're packing some of the finest jazz artists on the planet into the series. As part of the seven-month-long series, January sees the arrival of the Tierney Sutton Band, yet another groundbreaking jazz ensemble.
The Sources' top 10 albums of 2016
The year in music seems likely to be remembered for its major losses. This was a year when we lost artists who were not merely stars, but icons whose albums helped shape entire genres of music.