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2018 BEND FALL FESTIVAL LINEUP

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

MAIN STAGE  |  Oregon Avenue at Bond Street

REDWOOD SON

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 - 5PM - MAIN STAGE

REDWOOD SON

Roots/Americana

A natural evolution towards Country Music had been taking shape on the road, and oddly enough, the follow up effort found a genre of it’s own, when Redwood Son self released the “Westicana” EP in the Spring of 2016, featuring Six of the Eleven Tracks.  The “Saints & Renegades” LP is set to release in the Spring of 2018.

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WATKINS GLEN

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 - 7PM - MAIN STAGE

WATKINS GLEN

Rock/Jam

Named after the biggest Rock concert of the 70s, Watkins Glen is an Oregon-based Rock n’ Roll band that strives to create magical musical moments while paying tribute to the repertoires of 4 legendary American bands: The Band, The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers Band and Little Feat.

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DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 - 8:30PM - MAIN STAGE

DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND

Jazz/Funk

Celebrating over 40 years since their founding in 1977, New Orleans-based Dirty Dozen Brass Band has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including Bebop Jazz, Funk and R&B/Soul.

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COSMONAUTICAL

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 - 5:30PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

COSMONAUTICAL

Classic Rock/Shoe Gaze

David von Colson and Mackenzie Hatfield create innovative and driving rhythms while von Schlegell and Brown weave their guitars and the band alternates between shoe gaze, classic rock, roots, new wave, elements of punk and thrash as well as more traditional rock and roll.

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HUTCH & GENTRY

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 - 7:30PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

HUTCH & GENTRY

High Desert Americana

Ragtime, roots blues and high mountain old time music.
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THE ROOF RABBITS

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 - 9:00PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

THE ROOF RABBITS

Punk Rock

Independent punk rock.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

MAIN STAGE  |  Oregon Avenue at Bond Street

BILL KEALE

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 11AM - MAIN STAGE

BILL KEALE

Hawaiian Music

From his early introduction into Hawaiian Music, Slack Key Guitar, Pop & Folk, Bill Keale’s smooth vocal style adds a special touch
to audiences everywhere. It’s that intangible, acoustic, organic profile as a solo artist that remains evident and pure.
His unique guitar styling and vocals is a reflection of his approachable and personable interpretation of Aloha.

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SECOND SON & THE RAINDOGS

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 1PM - MAIN STAGE

SECOND SON & THE RAINDOGS

Country/Folk

Micah Peterson and his band Second Son deliver soulful country tunes, harkening back to the great storytellers of our time, à la Leonard Cohen and Townes Van Zandt.

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HUTCH & GENTRY

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 3PM - MAIN STAGE

HUTCH & GENTRY

Roots/Blues

Ragtime, roots, blues and high mountain old time music.
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STRIVE ROOTS

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 4:30PM - MAIN STAGE

STRIVE ROOTS

Roots-infused power groove

Honest musicians with a message and a nasty groove that we can bug out to! Currently featuring: Craig Mavis: Upright Bass Guitar and Vocals, Jak Rands: Flatpicking guitar, Steve Arnold: 5-String Banjo and vocals, and Derek Hofbauer: Mandolin.
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DARIN JONES & THE LAST MEN STANDING

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 7PM - MAIN STAGE

DARIN JONES & THE LAST MEN STANDING

Northwest Country

Darin’s guitar playing is unlike most you’ll see or hear today. The proud Pacific Northwest Native carries echoes of 70’s southern rock soul, 80’s souring lead melody, and 90’s spank-twang country chicken’ pickin’. His ‘in-your-face’ tone not only grabs your attention, but demands it. His bellowing full voice with fast natural vibrato adds a rich dynamic to his band. In a saturated industry of artists Darin stands apart…literally.

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THE DEAD SOUTH

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 8:45PM - MAIN STAGE

THE DEAD SOUTH

While The Dead South’s signature blend of bluegrass and classic folk is familiar, it’s also eminently fresh; fuelled by the kind of energy and ethic you’d associate with a punk band. “A lot of our inspiration comes from an old school feel, but our sound is an amalgamation of the we all like, and the punk influence is definitely there,” says vocalist/guitarist Nate Hilts.

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CASCADE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 12:00PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

CASCADE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Variety

The students at Cascade School of Music will perform arrangements TBD.

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COYOTE WILLOW

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 2:30PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

COYOTE WILLOW

Roots/Folk

Pacific Northwest acoustic group Coyote Willow’s exciting combination of cello, guitar and rich vocals combine to take you on a musical journey that will have you laughing, crying, dancing and celebrating the rhythms of life.
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HECKTIC WEEK

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 4:30PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

HECKTIC WEEK

Groove/Folk

If you can’t dig what we are playing then you have no business owning a shovel! Let’s boogie!
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REDBIRD THE BAND

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 6:30PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

REDBIRD THE BAND

‘Mericana Fusion

Bend-based original music rooted in classic rock, blues, punk and grunge. Think Pearl Jam, Jason Isbell, The Clash love triangle.

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RIDER BY MY SIDE

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 - 8:30PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

RIDER BY MY SIDE

Folk/Bluegrass

Riderbymyside is a Bend-based acoustic band that performs American music ranging from traditional folk and bluegrass to country soul.
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

MAIN STAGE  |  Oregon Avenue at Bond Street

HECKTIC WEEK

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 - 11:30AM - MAIN STAGE

HECKTIC WEEK

Groove/Folk

If you can’t dig what we are playing then you have no business owning a shovel! Let’s boogie!

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ACOUSTA NOIR

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 - 1:30PM - MAIN STAGE

ACOUSTA NOIR

Folk/Americana

Southern Oregon dark acoustic. You get a little boom-boom-boom with your wail and howl.
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BROTHERS GOW

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 - 4:00PM - MAIN STAGE

BROTHERS GOW

Rock/Funk

Situated between deep improvisational musicianship and dynamic, original songwriting, Brothers Gow brings to the stage an imaginative style of modern rock, progressive funk and unpredictable retro-electronic jams.

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APPALOOSA DUO

SUNDAY, JULY 15 - 11:30AM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

APPALOOSA DUO

Folk/Americana

Specializing in “high desert Americana” music, performing original music and country/folk covers.

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SING PUBLIC ROCK CHOIR

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 - 1:00PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

SING PUBLIC ROCK CHOIR

Community Choir

Public (ROCK) Choir is a place where people can come and sing as big and as loud as they want without feeling on the spot. It’s not about being a great singer, it’s about joining our collective voices and singing our faces off because it feels good and it’s good for you! ​PRC meets weekly at Broken Top Bottle Shop in Bend.

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STRING OF FIRE

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 - 3:00PM - WELLS FARGO PARKING LOT

STRING OF FIRE

Celtic/Bluegrass

String Of Fire is an acoustic band with fiddles, guitars, mandolins and an upright bass playing primarily music with Celtic and bluegrass roots.