Singer-songwriter John Craigie is a storyteller, in both musical and spoken form
Some of you may remember John Craigie as the chatty troubadour who told stories between songs when he opened for Jack Johnson at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in July.
Members of Riot on a Sunday connected via email to form the latest iteration
of their musical careersBy Anne Pick Bring Your Dancin' BootsBend's Dry Canyon Stampede fills the void where
a country western dance band had been missing
Riot on a Sunday began in a way reminiscent of The Postal Service, but sending songs via email rather than the U.S. Mail.
Better Venues in the area were looking to book a country western band and asked Silva if he could recommend one. At that time, a country western dance band couldn't be found in Central Oregon.
The California Honeydrops take their infectious, high-energy sound on the road ahead of a new album
"It's all about having a good mindset and a good energy when you get on stage," says Ben Malament, drummer for The California Honeydrops, a band with a reputation for involving the crowd in their performances and invoking all-night dance parties.
Seattle's Stubborn Son changed course on its latest EP to find a sound that feels more its own
While Stubborn Son may draw from some of modern rock and roll's biggest names, catching inspiration from what's played on Seattle's KEXP, their sound is taking on a more mature, refined sound as the years roll on.
Cloverdayle, a Nashville duo with Bend roots, shares its latest single, "Scars."
Odds are you've probably heard of Cloverdayle.
Country crooner Corey Smith talks about authenticity and quality in songwriting
Country music generally isn't my forte.
Profiles of The Firing Room and Big Mountain Productions give a glimpse into the recording studio scene in Bend
Earlier this year, we profiled several of Bend's live music promoters. This week, we step even deeper into the musical ether, looking at the recording culture in Bend.
Blind Pilot's Israel Nebeker talks songwriting and his conversation with the crowd
B lind Pilot's Israel Nebeker sings with a silky smooth voice that has a way of drawing you in.
Robert Wynia & The Sound perform songs from the new album, "Brave the Strange," as well as Floater classics
C ertain names and faces have made an impression in the Oregon music scene—and Robert Wynia and his band Floater may be one of the most recognizable.
Managing director of the Sisters Folk Festival, helping bring music to children in the community
A fter this summer's smoke and fires, you may have been wondering how the cancellation of this year's Sister Folk Festival affects the organization's wider community efforts.
One-man band McDougall talks darkness and light on his latest album
Y ou've likely seen or at least heard of Scott McDougall, as the Portland artist frequently visits Bend.
Larry and His Flask drummer Jamin Marshall spearheads a benefit concert to raise money for Virgin Islands residents, affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Emily Scott Robinson, playing at a local House Concert series, talks about landing on a Spotify playlist
and refining her craft as a songwriter
I discovered the music of Emily Scott Robinson while listening to the "Vintage Vibes" playlist on Spotify.