Filthy Still brings their folk-punk-bluegrass to Bend for a sweat-inducing evening of head banging, jig dancing, and hard rocking. For fans of Hank 3, Larry and His Flask, and the always attractive stand up bass, Filthy Still has a sound that inspires good-spirited whiskey drinking and sweaty bouncing. Prepare for a good night of folk-inspired punk rock from this talented Rhode Island band. 9 pm. Tuesday, July 28. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. $5.
Pickin' & Paddlin'—Brothers Comatose
Last month's Pickin' and Paddlin' saw their biggest attendance ever with close to 700 people through the door and $15k raised for Bend Paddle Trail Alliance. This month, Brothers Comatose play their high-energy Americana and bluegrass blend. Bring your dancing shoes, or something that doubles as a water shoe for the kayak demos. Pitchfork Revolution and Honey Don't open. 5 pm. Wednesday, July 29. Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe, 805 SW Industrial Way, Suite 6. $5. Children 12 and under free. $10 for pint glasses.
Possessed By Paul James & McDougall
Prepare to be hit like a hurricane when rocking out to the rootsy folk-punk of Possessed By Paul James and the folky blues of one-man band McDougall. Possessed by Paul James incorporates a variety of stringed instruments from the guitar to the fiddle and banjo. Portland's McDougall is a one-man band in the very visual sense of the phrase, meaning he plays everything from the guitar and banjo to the bass drum and cymbals. Between these two men, expect a vibrant evening of distinct vocals and music that will have bodies possessed by the spirits of good old rock and roll. 9 pm. Wednesday, July 29. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. $10 adv.