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2018 BEND FALL FESTIVAL LINEUP

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

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REDWOOD SON

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 at 5PM
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REDWOOD SON

Roots/Americana

Redwood Son’s sound has been naturally evolving toward country from his time on the road since 2008. The now Nashville-based musician has gained a solid following across the Pacific Northwest and was selected as a Top 4 finalist in the Eckrich “Music City Sing Off” during the 58th anniversary of the famous Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge.

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WATKINS GLEN

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 at 7PM
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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 four 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 at 8:30PM
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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 at 5:30PM
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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 at 7:30PM
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HUTCH & GENTRY

High Desert Americana

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

FRIDAY, OCT. 5 at 9:00PM
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THE ROOF RABBITS

Punk Rock

Independent punk rock.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

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BILL KEALE

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 at 11AM
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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 at 1PM
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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 at 3PM
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HUTCH & GENTRY

Roots/Blues

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

SATURDAY, OCT. 6 at 4:30PM
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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 at 7PM
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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 at 8:45PM
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THE DEAD SOUTH

While The Dead South’s signature blend of bluegrass and classic folk is familiar, it’s also eminently fresh; fueled 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 at 12:00PM
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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 at 2:30PM
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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 at 4:30PM
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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 at 6:30PM
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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 at 8:30PM
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RIDER BY MY SIDE

Folk/Bluegrass

Rider By My Side 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

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HECKTIC WEEK

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 at 11:30AM
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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 at 1:30PM
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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 at 4:00PM
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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, OCT. 7 at 11:30AM
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APPALOOSA DUO

Folk/Americana

Husband and wife duo Dottie and Eli Ashley specialize in their own brand of “high desert Americana,” performing originals and all your favorite country/folk covers.

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SING PUBLIC ROCK CHOIR

SUNDAY, OCT. 7 at 1:00PM
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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 at 3:00PM
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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.