Paula Cole in concert, tonight, free (!), at Munch and Music in Drake Park

Rock your summer in Bend, Oregon with a crazy schedule of live music. The marquis are lighting up with the names of such notables as Clint Black, Willie Nelson, John Cougar Mellencamp, and Bob Dylan. Bend music lovers flock to their favorite venues: Drake Park by Mirror Pond, downtown’s Tower Theater, the happy sloping lawn of the Athletic Club of Bend, and the outdoor Les Schwab Amphitheater with the Deschutes River floating by. Here’s the summer lineup:

Clear Summer Nights Concert Series
at the Athletic Club of Bend – Ticketed
July 24: Los Lonely Boys
August 15: Robert Randolph and The Family Band
August 24: John Hiatt
Produced by C3 Events
Presented by Clear 101.7fm
Sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of Central Oregon

John Cougar Mellencamp will be appearing in concert with Bob Dylan this summer at the Les Schwab Amphitheater

Les Schwab Amphitheater – Ticketed
August 5: Michael Franti & Spearhead
August 27: Bob Dylan and John Mellencamp
August 29: Clint Black with very special guest Luke Bryan
Sept. 17: Willie Nelson
Les Schwab Amphitheater tickets and information

Summer Sunday Concerts
at the Les Schwab Amphitheater – Free

July 25: Great American Taxi – Americana/Jam
August 1: Stolen Sweets – Swing/Jazz
August 8: Dangermuffin – Bluegrass
August 15: Victor Johnson – Folk/Americana
Presented by St. Charles Medical Center

Munch and Music
In Drake Park – Free

July 22: Paula Cole
July 29: Orgone
August 5: Jah Sun
August 12: Crazy 8’s
Produced by C3 Events
Presented by Clear 101.7fm
Sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of Central Oregon

The Cowboy Junkies will be coming to the Tower Theatre in Bend in October

Tower Theatre
In Downtown Bend – Ticketed

July 22: Portland Cello Project & Loch Lomond
July 27: Leon Russell
August 5: Dar Williams
August 7: David Bromberg
October 5: Cowboy Junkies
October 6: Greg Brown
October 10: David Grisman
October 12: Judy Collins
Tower Theatre tickets and information

Insider’s Tip: The Domino Room
There’s a local’s hot spot, a little known club called the Domino Room in downtown Bend. One August 24 you can experience Mat Kearney’s solo acoustic show in an intimate venue. Ticket information here.

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