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FairWell Festival 2024 Lineup Announced

July 19-21 at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds

Find tickets at the FairWell Festival website. PERFORMERS:

  • She's Speaking Live!

    An empowering performance of women singer/songwriters grew from three artists' desire to work amid the pandemic and a dream to unite women's voices

    By Armando Borrego

  • Grace Potter, Lady Vagabond

    Grammy-nominated recording artist Grace Potter talks about her experience, her new album and the country star ghosts that helped her write it

    By Armando Borrego

  • Into the Breach with Gabe Johnson

    Thoughts on a storied career as an agent, musician and promoter at Parallel 44 Presents

    By Armando Borrego

  • Spitting Fire

    A conversation with chart-topping reggae-rapper Matisyahu as he brings his "Hold the Fire Tour" to Bend

    By Armando Borrego

  • A Recipe for Rumpeppers

    Enigmatic front-man for The Rumpeppers, Zeus Guelfex, shares his thoughts on the band's evolution and what's gone into the group's recent comeback

    By Armando Borrego

  • Epiphanies with Tyler Spencer

    The beat producer and didgeridoo musician talks about the allure of the aboriginal instrument ahead of his show

    By Armando Borrego

  • Celebrating the 24th Anniversary of International Guitar Night

    This night of world performance promises solos, duets and quartets showcasing the dexterity and diversity of the guitar

    By Armando Borrego

  • Over the Edge with Dead Nettle

    Ethereal indie-rock band Dead Nettle talks about recording its new demo tape and bringing the shoegaze genre to the forefront

    By Armando Borrego

  • Celebrating Advocacy and Achievement

    In celebration of Black History Month, COCC announces events that highlight Black triumph and educate about a more equitable future

    By Armando Borrego

  • Luck Be a Lady

    Travis Ehrenstrom on what stood out during the recording process of Travis Ehrenstrom Band's new EP, "Lady Luck," plus an early review of the album

    By Armando Borrego

  • A Friend Named Palo

    Palo Sopraño loves Mac Demarco, Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, but his style of expression and his approach to the music could not be more his own

    By Armando Borrego

  • Gung Ho: They've Always Been Ramblers

    The Miller Twins' determination to be authentic to themselves creatively was born from the passing of a mother and the purchase of a mandolin

    By Armando Borrego

  • The Sound of Stars

    Local pianist Paula Dreyer wants everyone to enjoy classical music in an exciting new setting,a winter forest

    By Armando Borrego

  • California Drivers

    Central valley bluegrass ensemble Boot Juice explores genre-blending "new-grass" music while maintaining a respect for the creative traditions of the genre

    By Armando Borrego

  • Going Lightly with Robot Mushroom

    Three talented musicians harness lifelong energy and experience to form a new band for the modern times

    By Armando Borrego

  • Tender Heart

    Ashland-native Bekkah McAlvage doesn't mind the moonlight miles that come from hitting the Oregon highways to perform. In fact, it's a welcome respite from teaching.

    By Armando Borrego

  • Source Material: 5 songs for 2024

    To usher in the new year, songs that can help center, inspire and motivate

    By Armando Borrego

  • 3 of We

    A new and exciting local band is comfortable on the cutting edge of sonic exploration

    By Armando Borrego

  • Patrick Lamb's Venn Diagram of Happiness

    Having brought premier artists such as Eric Darius, Haley Reinhart and The Lao Tizer Band to Bend, Lamb has helped cement Jazz at the Oxford's status as a premier jazz event

    By Armando Borrego

  • "Deadhead" of the Year

    Call Down Thunder's bassist, Chip Fieberg, cracks the lid on the local touring tribute band and the upcoming end-of-the-year show

    By Armando Borrego

  • Keeping Tempo

    Bend native and award-winning drummer Adam Carlson taps bassist Tom Freedman for an evening with the Adam Carlson Trio

    By Armando Borrego

  • Bluegrass and New Grass

    Railroad Earth drummer Carey Harmon on the band's beginnings and its two decades recording

    By Armando Borrego

  • Deck the Halls with These Holiday Jams

    Albums to add to your yuletide collection, courtesy of rock'n'roll DJ, "Ricky Lee"

    By Richard Sitts

  • Take Me on Tour, Santa Claus!

    A roundup of Central Oregon spots to visit Santa Claus as the holiday season swings into full gear

    By Armando Borrego

  • The Rosin and the Bow

    A conversation with Central Oregon Youth Orchestra board members on the organization's 11th season

    By Armando Borrego

In March of 1876, what world-changing patent was issued?

  • Re: Spitting Fire

    • As a Jewish person WHOSE great grandparents and grandparents escaped the holocaust (and the pogroms…

      Posted by: Chris Green on Feb 26, 2024

  • Re: Spitting Fire

    • As a Jewish person whos Great Grandparents escaped the holocaust I just want to say…

      Posted by: Johann on Feb 24, 2024

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