Jen Cass l Photo courtesy of John Cook

The songwriter series is a nonprofit, private concert series created to introduce independent singer-songwriters to an attentive audience in an intimate setting, explains creator John Cook. One hundred Percent of the proceeds from donations and merchandise sales go directly to the artists. “These concerts are a wonderful way to enjoy hearing great musicians and singer-songwriters…

Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association

The Central Oregon Country Music Gathering is set for September 7-9, noon–10pm, at the Crook County Fairgrounds in Prineville. The Gathering features the Oregon Old Time Fiddlers Association (OOTFA) who “perpetuate and promote old time fiddling and old time music.” Free Admission and public welcome! Everyone is encouraged to bring their instruments. Evening Stage Shows:…

All the Town’s A Stage by Dennis McGregor

I am proud that as a talent committee we are willing to take some artistic risks and push our audience a bit, in that they are intelligent music fans and appreciators of great artists, and we trust they will follow. ~ Brad Tisdel, Creative Director, Sisters Folk Festival The Sisters Folk Festival set for September…

SRMF

It was an audacious idea. In 1977 Sunriver residents Doug and Polly Kahle wanted to start a classical music festival in a summer resort using professional musicians from around America, and they would perform in a vintage 1940’s Officers’ Club. Four decades later, the Sunriver Music Festival not only survives, but it is thriving as…

Infamous Stringdusters l photo courtesy of Cascade A&E

The 4 Peaks Music Festival announced a new venue for its tenth Anniversary. After months of searching for the right home to host the milestone festival, 4 Peaks Presents found it in SE Bend’s Stevenson Ranch. The 100+ acre site maintains the same Cascade Mountain views and mellow vibe as the previous location, but with…