This guy, whose real name is Brian Granse, turned some ears when he breezed through town in February. Now, he's back again and kicking off another Central Oregon jaunt with this show in Sisters with Anastacia. Hey, did you hear she won the Source/Far From Earth Films Music Video contest? 7pm. $4. Three Creeks Brewing Co., 721 Desperado Ct, Sisters.
This will be the third installment of this insanely innovative artistic presentation that features music, visual and performing arts and spoken word. The show, which has a whimsical space man theme, is produced by local artistic wizard Joe Kimmel and features the narration of Jonathan Ludwig. Chalk this up as one of the coolest things you'll ever see around here...even if you do have to head up to Redmond to see it this time around. Doors at 7pm. 7:30pm-9:30pm Friday, Mar 20. Evergreen Studios, 435 SW Evergreen Ave. $5.
Pirate Beach Party
Who likes Pirates? Arrrr of you do, of course. And who likes beaches? Um, everybody, duh. So this combination sounds like a nice pairing, eh? Brought to us by the people at Spice Trader Records, this is essentially a pirate-themed spring break beach party featuring music by pirate-loving band Relative, as well as ska rockers Necktie Killer, DJ ISH-U and more. And proceeds go to the Boys and Girls Club...so you'll be a benevolent pirate! 8pm. $8/adv, $10/door. Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave.
This play, presented by the Bend Experimental Art Theatre, is a youthful take on the award-winning and generally groundbreaking 1975 musical of the same name. Based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum, the play puts a twist on the classic fantasy tale. For all ages. Friday, Mar 20 at 7PM and Saturday, Mar 21 at 2pm. 7pm Friday, Mar 20. Summit High School Auditorium, 2855 NW Clearwater Dr. $15, $12/students K-12.
Making their third trip through town, Eugene's Eleven Eyes has gained some Bend street cred with some certifiably solid psychedelic, acid jazz and slightly hip-hop flavored instrumentals. Excellent for your Friday night grooving pleasure. 9pm. Silver Moon Brewing Co., 24 NW Greenwood Ave.
MDC aka Millions of Dead Cops
See this week's Liner Notes column for more info on this legendary punk band. 7:30pm. $10/adv, $12/door. Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave.
4 Peaks Spring Fling Tour
It's only March, but it might feel like the middle of August when these two bands collide on Saturday night for the conclusion of the 4 Peaks Spring Fling Tour. Check out the feature on the next page. 8pm, Old Stone Church. 157 NW Greenwood Ave. $12.
Read about the biggest thing to come out of Scotland since Connery in the On Stage column this week. Part of the Sisters Folk Festival Winter Concert Series. 7pm. $20/adult, $10/student. Sisters High School Auditorium, 1700 Mckinney Butte Rd.
Named after those silly llama-ish animals, this Portland-based band of relative youngsters pumps out a tight brand of dance music that borders up against electronica, but is produced by honest-to-God instruments with plenty of rock influence. If you think what we're describing sounds a lot like STS9, then you're probably right, there are certainly some similarities. 9pm. $5. Silver Moon Brewing Co. 24 NW Greenwood Ave.
Human Dignity Coalition's "Her"story Open Mic Night
Once again, the Human Dignity Coalition's celebrates Women's History month with this all encompassing open mic night that includes music, spoken word, dance and all sorts of other stuff. And hey dudes, don't be shy. You're more than welcome to come check this out. Performers sign up at 6:45. Contact Jenni firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. 7pm. Silver Moon Brewing Co, 24 NW Greenwood Ave.