June 24
Music on the Green 
6:00 pm
Sam Johnson Park

Pack the lawn chairs, grab a blanket and join the Redmond Chamber of Commerce & CVB for free live music as it hosts its 20th year of Music on the Green, presented by Bank of the Cascades and Eberhard’s Dairy.

One of Central Oregon’s longest-running free community concert series, Music on the Green will kick off its 2015 season at Sam Johnson Park on Wednesday, June 24 with music by Out of the Blue, a local 5 piece R & B dance cover band, entertaining us with cool sounds of Motown, rock and soulful blues.  It’s a style of music groove that makes you want to get up and shake it on any dance floor or grassy area.  Performances are scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. each evening.

Music on the Green will then continue every other Wednesday throughout the summer with five additional performances. The series will feature a diverse mix of music from country, rock, bluegrass and Motown, to fusion sounds that mix elements of pop, funk, jazz and blues.

June 25
Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss
Les Schwab Amphiteatre

An evening with Willie Nelson & Family AND Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas. General Admission and Reserved Seating available. Chairs and blankets ARE allowed in the General Admission seating areas.

June 26
Open Mic Night  
The Dalles Art Center
220 East 4th Street
The Dalles, OR 97058

The evening will kick off with readings from two members of WIP featuring poetry by Lettie Young from her indie-published collection Love Like Dead Skunk. Ted Bryant, author of Sporting Chance and Silverdale One will be discussing the art of villanelle construction.
Afterward, the mic will be open to the public for 3-5 minutes each until the end of the hour. Published members of WIP will be available to sign copies of their books. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

June 27

Splash for Pink
The Imperial River Co.
304 Bakeoven Rd.
Maupin, OR 97037

An annual breast cancer benefit with guided white-water rafting, BBQ, live music, and kid’s activities.

June 28

Les Schwab Amphiteatre

Tubaluba captures the spirit of New Orleans, and conveys it through their brass street band rhythm and style they call, Jambalaya Brass Rock. Tubaluba combines the staple musical provisions of jazz and soul with the trinity of funk, R&B & rock ‘n’ roll into a unique concoction designed to make you feel like you’ve been transported into the middle of a raucous 2nd line parade surrounded by vocals, piano, drums and a mess of horns.

June 29
The Local Pour Brew, Wine & Spirit Tour 
1:30pm / $60 per person
Pick-up from your hotel or residence in Bend, Oregon
Wanderlust Tours

On the Local Pour Tour, you will gain insights into each process along the way and your guide will help weave together all three artisanal practices.  Our guide also becomes your designated driver!  We provide pick up at your Bend hotel or residence.  If you are outside the Bend area, for $5 per person we will pick you up so everyone can enjoy safely.

Our Local Pour tour visits these fine local establishments:   Local Bend Breweries, Volcano Vineyards, Oregon Spirit Distillers and Bendistillery.

June 30

KPOV’s 10th Anniversary Party
Tower Theatre

June 25, 2015 is KPOV 88.9 FM High Desert Community Radio’s 10th Anniversary. To celebrate 10 years serving Central Oregon, KPOV is throwing a 10th Anniversary Party, titled KPOV High Desert Community Radio, Live and in Living Color, June 30, 2015 at the Tower Theatre. Five Pint Mary, MOsley WOtta, the Dennis McGregor Band, Triage and the Around the Bend Players will headline the show. Sponsorships of this event are available to businesses and organizations who want to support Central Oregon’s only full-power, nonprofit community radio station

July 1

Appaloosa at Bend Farmers Market
3:00 pm
Downtown – Brooks Street Alley-Way, Bend

The Market occurs once a week downtown in the Brooks Street Alley-way behind the Tower Theater. The Market also takes place on Fridays, from 2pm to 6pm, June 19th thru August 21st, at Mountain View High School north parking lot. The high school is located at 2755 NE 27th St. We continue to reach out to the community as the first farmers market in Oregon to la

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