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Shireen Amini Breaks Free

Shireen Amini Breaks Free

The Bend artist releases a vulnerable and empowering album that celebrates finding the joy in being yourself
Being comfortable in your own skin is often easier said than done. And everyone's journey to get to that point is different.

"Shoot The Moon"

Jeshua Marshall's new single is the first step toward the Redmond musician's debut solo album this fall
"Soulful" is a word that many have probably used to describe Jeshua Marshall's music—you hear the passion in his voice and lyrics, and you can see it when he performs live. Marshall is a true performer.

Artist Fact Sheet: Madison Cunningham

The Grammy-nominee heads to town for a Sisters Folk Festival show
Last year was a big year for Madison Cunningham—all things considered. The singer/songwriter was nominated for Best American Album at the 2019 Grammy Awards for her work on "Who Are You Now," which tackles the progress of a young adult making their way from home.

Fighting for Their Rights

Songwriters battle for royalties, sometimes clashing with the artists who sing their songs
"I write the songs that make the whole world sing I write the songs of love and special things I write the songs that make the young girls cry I write the songs, I write the songs." — Barry Manilow "I write the b-sides That make a small portion of the world cry I like the seaside And singing songs that make you not wanna die" — Eels

Kicking Off Summer Festival

Spencer Snyder and his one man project, One Mad Man, will start off this year's Summer Festival with a bang
Sure, we may have just celebrated the Fourth of July, but summer in Central Oregon doesn't truly start until Bend Summer Festival.

Source Material

Stuck inside? Check out the best music from June to help you stay cool.
June has been huge for new music. Lorde has officially resurfaced (I've heard that means seven extra weeks of summer) with her latest hit, "Solar Power," showing the New Zealand pop sensation stepping in new directions on her upcoming album of the same name.

Artist Fact Sheet: Josephine Antoinette

The Portland crooner heads to The Suttle Lodge for a Big Lawn Monday
The last Fact Sheet I put together about a visiting act was in December of 2019 for an Andrew Marlin show that eventually would get canceled. That's way too long.

A Q&A with Left Vessel

Nick Byron Campbell details the music behind his new album, 'One (and Driftless)'
"Calming" and "thoughtful" are two of the first words that come to mind when I listen to the new Left Vessel album. It runs organically like a list of thoughts and feelings Nick Byron Campbell (Faded Rituals, Arizona) needed to get off of his chest.

The Moony Awards Are Coming

Vote to help celebrate some of your favorite musicians and bands in Central Oregon
Local radio station 92.9 FM and Silver Moon Brewing are putting together a night of celebration that recognizes all of the great music in Central Oregon—but they need our help to decide on some winners first. The event, dubbed The Moony Awards, will run from June 24-26 with the final night being a night of awards and recognition for Central Oregon musicians and bands.

The Concert Refund Shuffle

You bought a ticket pre-pandemic. Now what?
Imagine, for a moment, that it's the spring of 2019. You're sitting in a cafe, not a mask in sight, reading about the pros and cons of Bitcoin, when your best friend walks in and tells you that tickets to see one of your favorite bands have just gone on sale.

High Desert Music Hall Offers Indoor Music for Redmond

Music lovers can experience a concert in the new space for the first time this weekend
Located in downtown Redmond (in what used to be a church built in the 1940s) you'll find Central Oregon's newest music venue and creative space, the High Desert Music Hall. Created to be a hub for music, art, food, entertainment and community, the Hall hosts its first concert this Saturday when Blackstrap Bluegrass takes the stage.


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