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Get to know the bands that make up the local music scene

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In honor of the Local Music Issue, we've created this handy list of the local musicians you can check out in Bend.

Did we miss someone? Email anne@bendsource.com to get on our local music radar!

Allan Byer Project — Americana.

Alovitamin — Eclectic rock.

AM Clouds — Indie rock.

a.m. interstate — Southern rock.

Appaloosa — Folk and country.

B Side Brass Band — New Orleans-style jazz.

The Bad Cats — Classic rock/blues.

Bill Keale — Hawaiian music.

Blackstrap Bluegrass — Bluegrass.

The Blondeau Band — American music.

Bobby Lindstrom — Bluesy singer/songwriter.

The Bond Brothers — Rock and soul.

Bony Chanterelle — Indie rock.

Boxcar String Band — Rockabilly/punk trio.

Brandon Prinzing and the Old Revival — Rock/folk/punk.

Broken Down Guitars — Rock.

Buffalo Kin — A male & female acoustic duo specializing in old blues/bluegrass music.

Canaan Canaan Band — Japenese folk/pop.

Chiringa! — Funky Latin beats.

Circle of Willis — Original rock-fueled, pop-centric, jazz-tinged, blues-infused mind-benders.

The Color Study — Indie rock.

Corner Gospel Explosion — Indie rock.

Cosmic Evolution — Jam rock improvisation.

Cosmonautical — Alternative rock.

Crazy Otto — Roots/Americana.

Coyote Willow — Cello-fired roots music.

The Cutmen — Soul jazz.

Dave and Melody Hill — Americana, blues, country, southern rock.

The Deeks — Metal.

Dive Bar Theology — Indie pop.


Downhill Ryder — Rock/Americana.

Dry Canyon Stampede — Country.

Elektrapod — Rock and funk.

The Gold Rust — Heartfelt folk.

Gravewitch — Metal.

Groovasaur — Jazz fusion.

The HardChords — Infused hip-hop and electronic blues.

Harley Bourbon — Country/rockabilly.

Hecktic Week — Groove/folk.

Helga — Rock.

Honey Don't — Bluegrass.

Hot Club of Bend — Worldly jazz.

Hutch & Gentry — High Desert Americana.

HWY 97 — Classic rock.

The Jess Ryan Band — Rock.

Jones Road — Alternative rock.

Joyroot — Acoustic soul, world beat, folk duo.

Juju Eyeball — Beatles cover band.

Julian Ruck — Rock and roll.

Just Us — Rock.

The Kronkmen — Hard rock.

LAIK — Singer/songwriter.

Lande — Rock/psychedlic.

Larry and His Flask — Rock/Americana/Punk.

Lassen — Whimsical gypsy-folk.

Leadbetter Band — Rock and roll.

Long Tall Eddy — Texas twang.

The Loose Platoon — Rock and blues.

Mango Stew — Jimmy Buffet-style pop-rock.

Maxwell Friedman Group — Neo-jazz soul funk fusion.

Melanie Rose Dyer Trio — Roots rock and Americana.

MOsley WOtta — Hip hop.

The Mostest — Jam band.

Natty Red — Soulful acoustic music from Nat Berliner and Jason "Big Red" Schweitzer.

The Nomads — Nomadic, Balkan and Middle Eastern music.

Phillip Austin and the Sleepless Truckers — Outlaw country.

Pitchfork Revolution — Newgrass.

Redbird — Americana fusion.

Rider By My Side — Folk, bluegrass, country.

The Roof Rabbits — Rock/punk.

The Same Coin — Funk, groove, fusion.

Sarah Clanton — Folk with a pop sensibility.

Scary Busey — Punk.

Shady GroOove — Jam rock.

Silvertone Devils — Honkytonk, rockabilly, Americana.

Six Pack — Soul, R&B and blues.

Solo Viaje — Rock.

Soul Providers — Classic rock, funk, R&B.

Spencer Snyder "One Mad Man Music" — One-man band playing electronic grooves with smooth vocals.

The Stirlings — Rock, funk and blues.

String of Fire — Celtic/bluegrass.

Strive Roots — Roots-inspired power groove.

Sweet Whiskey Lips — Alt-country duo with rock sensibility.

Tentareign — Progressive hard rock.

This Island Earth — Ambient pop with heavy electronic and world influences.

Thomas T & The Blue Chips — Blues, soul and R&B.

Toast and Jam — Rootsy duo with dynamic vocal harmonies.

Toll Runners — Blend of hip-hop, pop, funk, reggae and rock.

Tone Red — Whiskey-inspired soul tunes.

Travis Ehrenstrom Band — Rock/jam/folk.

The Uncharted Project — Indie folk and soulful jazz.

Victor Johnson — Acoustic singer/songwriter.

Victory Swig — Rock, pop, funk.

Watkins Glen — Rock and roll.

Whiskey Jacks — High Desert swing, jazz, blues and Americana.

Woebegone — Supple rock.

Zipline — Funky jam band.

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