Les Schwab Amphitheater Opens July with Widespread Panic

Free Sunday Music!

Widespread Panic July 2-3 is a southern rock jam band from Athens, Georgia.

The band draw influences from blues-rock, progressive rock, funk, jazz fusion and neo-psychedelia.

Making music for over 30 years, Widespread Panic has broken attendance records at major venues throughout the country, including a staggering almost 50 sold-out shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Philips Arena in Atlanta and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival where Panic has headlined numerous times, breaking the single day attendance record.

July 10 — Free summer music, Kinzel& Hyde.

July 17 — Freesummer music,Taking Dixieland Jazz to New Heights is a fitting slogan for this high energy band from Bend. All of these versatile musicians are equally at home in the Symphony playing Beethoven as they are on the street corner playing Louis Armstrong. The magic with this group exists in the way they interact with the audience. Humor and the unexpected play a big part in the show. No one plays Folsom Prison Blues like this band.

July 24Free summer music, Kitchen Dwellers.

August 5— Brandi Carlile’s music is a mix of alt-country, Americana, rock and folk. It is her stunning voice that has captivated listeners since her debut in 2005. The most well-known Brandi Carlile tunes, The Story and That Wasn’t Me, are dynamic journeys in themselves, encompassing myriad emotions and varied stylistic touches.

August 9 — Jackson Browne’s lyrics and melody made him one of the 70’s most iconic singer/songwriters. Get ready to enjoy classic songs including Running on Empty, Doctor My Eyes, For Everyman, Before the Deluge, The Pretender, Here Come Those Tears Again, You Love the Thunder, Somebody’s Baby and many more.

August 11 — Summer just wouldn’t be complete without a love-filled night with Michael Franti& Spearhead who bring their blend of hip hop, funk, reggae, jazz and rock back to Bend for the fourth straight year for a fun summer night of jumping and dancing on the grass at the Amphitheater.

August 12 — Huey Lewis & the News is a San Francisco-based group that has been playing pop rock for three decades. Huey Lewis & the News have a contagious brand of straight-ahead rock n’ roll that has outlasted countless trends, selling over 20 million albums worldwide. The band has a driving, party-hearty spirit with hit songs Workin’ for a Livin, I Want a New Drug, The Heart of Rock & Roll, Hip to Be Square and The Power of Love.

August 31 — One of rock music’s all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band has sold more than 30 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. His trademark blues-rock sound made him one of the key artists in classic rock radio. His songs include Take the Money and Run, Fly Like an Eagle, Jet Airliner, Jungle Love, Abracadabra and many more.

September 3 NEEDTOBREATHE is a South Carolina-based band playing classic rock, Americana, folk-pop, and acoustic sound. “Described as a little bit woodsy and alarmingly catchy Bear Rinehart’s sincerity is unmistakable in his vocals, and the bluegrass backing culminates in something sweetly rich.”

The band received their first Grammy nomination in 2015 for their song Multiplied featured on Rivers in the Wasteland album. The band has also won several Gospel Music Association’s Dove Awards drawing from the musical traditions growing up in the Deep South. The band will release their sixth studio album Hard Love in July.




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