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Band Fact Sheet: The Sheepdogs 

These long-haired rockers are truly a gem in the rock scene

The Sheepdogs can really jam. As a band with a plethora of influences—greats including Led Zeppelin and The Allman Brothers make up a few of their notable imprints—the group is a solid example of paying homage to the music of the past, while still keeping things original.

The Sheepdogs described the smell of their van to Rolling Stone as being "a combination of weed, cigarettes and old fast-food bags." - SUBMITTED
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The group's latest album, "Changing Colours," came out in February 2018. The theme of color is a great title for the project, as the music takes shades from a variety of genres, making for one great palette of sound. Realistically, The Sheepdogs have been doing that for years, offering a blend of psych-rock, country, classic rock and more.

Learn more about the standout rockers with this Band Fact Sheet

Where they're from: A band from our neighbors to the north! The Sheepdogs originally formed in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in 2006.

Members: Ewan Currie (guitar/vocals), Ryan Gullen (bass/backing vocals), Sam Corbett (drums/backing vocals), Shamus Currie (keys/backing vocals) and Jim Bowskill (guitar/backing vocals).

Songs to start with: "Nobody," "I Don't Know," "I Really Wanna Be Your Man," and "Let It Roll"

For fans of: The Allman Brothers, The Kinks, Said The Whale

Random Internet Dig Fact: In 2011, The Sheepdogs became the first unsigned band to ever grace the cover of Rolling Stone. They won the cover spot through the "Do You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star" contest, which also came with a deal to Atlantic Records and a performance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.".

The Sheepdogs
Sat., May 4, 9pm-midnight
Volcanic Theatre Pub
70 SW Century Dr., Bend
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$15

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Isaac Biehl

Isaac is living proof that "Iowa Nice" is actually a thing. A journalism graduate from Iowa State University, he regularly writes about music, the outdoors and the arts/culture scene. Isaac loves the Trail Blazers, backpacking and a good IPA. He plans to one day win Survivor. Your move, Jeff Probst...
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