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Bend Events

Rumor has it there’s something happening in Bend right now. And now. And...you know what? It’s safe to say there’s always something going on in our bustling little mountain oasis.
From festivals to concerts, bike races to brewery tours, get the inside scoop on what’s up in Bend, Oregon. If you’re planning a Bend vacation, use the search function to figure out what’s shakin’ when you’ll be here. We promise we’re planning something awesome.


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Drake Park
August 5, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Munch and Music

Enjoying what will be it’s 30th anniversary in 2021, the Summit Health Munch & Music FREE concert series in Drake Park continues to be a summertime favorite. Every Thursday for 6 weeks in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music. Don't worry you'll have time in between the opening and headliner acts to grab some delicious grub from one of the many food trucks and vendors...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 8, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Brantley Gilbert

Brantley Gilbert is an American country singer, songwriter and producer from Jefferson, Georgia. He began his career by performing at the local venues, before making it big in the music industry with the help of his debut album, ‘Modern Day Prodigal Son’. Brantley re-released his second album, ‘Halfway to Heaven’ with the help of Big Machine Records, which facilitated in Brantley’s come to fame as the album became widely available....
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 12, 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm


WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: Steel Pulse, The Green, Keznamdi + DJ Mackle Thursday, August 12, 2021 Sixteen years into an effervescent career, California reggae band and touring juggernaut Rebelution remains abundantly creative. Its members are as focused and committed as they are easygoing and laid-back. “Free Rein,” the band’s sixth studio album, while still rooted in the Jamaican inspiration that Rebelution’s songs and sounds have always paid homage to, takes experimental...
Drake Park
August 12, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Munch and Music

Enjoying what will be it’s 30th anniversary in 2021, the Summit Health Munch & Music FREE concert series in Drake Park continues to be a summertime favorite. Every Thursday for 6 weeks in Drake Park. The evening kicks off at 5:30pm with live music. Don't worry you'll have time in between the opening and headliner acts to grab some delicious grub from one of the many food trucks and vendors...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 13, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Mt. Joy and Trampled By Turtles

Friday, August 13 Slamgrass? Punkgrass? Progressive bluegrass? Whatever you want to call the music Trampled by Turtles has perfected, we’re in love with it. The boys from Duluth, Minnesota have honed their signature fast and frenetic sound for nearly two decades now, since frontman Dave Simonett initially formed the group in 2003. They’ll be joined by co-headliners Mt. Joy, a band that started off as a rekindling of shared musical...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 17, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Nataniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Growing up in rural Missouri, Nathaniel Rateliff got his early music education from his family, who performed in the church band in which he played drums. At 19, Rateliff moved to Denver, where he worked night shifts at a bottle factory and a trucking company while testing out songs at open-mic events. Rateliff’s 2010 solo album, In Memory of Loss, propelled him to the forefront of Denver’s tight-knit folk scene,...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 18, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Primus with Battles

Primus will pay homage to prog-rock legends Rush this summer with A Tribute to Kings, a cross-country tour that will feature the Bay Area trio playing Rush’s classic 1977 album, “A Farewell to Kings,” in its entirety, in addition to their own music. “A little over one year ago, Ler Lalonde and I started kicking the idea around of Primus performing a series of shows featuring an iconic Rush album...
Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center
August 19, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Justin Moore - Straight Outta the Country Tour
Justin Moore has built a loyal following over the past decade with his traditional Country sound and captivating live shows. Those fans helped boost his fifth studio album, LATE NIGHTS AND LONGNECKS, to the top of the charts upon its release. The lead track from the Arkansas native’s LP, “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home,” and follow up “Why We Drink” both peaked at No. 1 on both...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 20, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Atmosphere with Cypress Hill

With Cypress Hill and Special Guest: Z Trip Atmosphere is an American hip hop duo from Minneapolis, Minnesota, consisting of Slug (Sean Daley) rapper and Ant (Anthony Davis) Dj/producer. Since its formation in 1996, the pair has continued the course to popularity with rigorous creation with the release of eleven studio albums and ten extended plays. Their unique sounds began as hip hop/rap with an underground following and has turned...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 21, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Old Dominion

Saturday, August 21, 2021 With Special Guest: Caitlyn Smith Old Dominion is a quintet Country band originating from Nashville, Tennessee since 2007. Modern country, with traces of pop and rock make their popularity in the country music scene ever growing. They blasted onto the country music scene, wining the sought after titles of ACM and CMA Group of the Year – two times. Their songs have hit No.1 on the...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 26, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Dirty Heads and Sublime with Rome

Thursday, August 26, 2021 Feel good summer beats that can be described as reggae, hip-hop, rock with beach vibes. Rocker Duddy B and rapper Jared Watson (known as Dirty J) begin collaborating in 2003, producing irresistible rhythms and grooves which evolved into the Dirty Heads. “Sound of Change”, was the breakthrough album that made their success blossom. Their repertoire includes seven studio albums, one EP and eleven singles. They will...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
August 29, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Modest Mouse

Sunday, August 29, 2021 Hailing from our neighbor to the north (Issaquah, Washington, now based out of Portland, Oregon) the indie rock band, Modest Mouse has been writing and creating music since their formation in 1992. Throughout the years the band has seen multiple lineups but is anchored by frontman, lead singer/guitarist, and banjo player, Isaac Brock, and drummer Jeremiah Green. Brock’s vocals are unique yet abrasive at times, some...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 6, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Death Cab For Cutie

Monday, September 6, 2021 With Special Guest: Deep Sea Diver Indie Rock band Death Cab for Cutie quickly evolved from a solo project of Ben Gibbard, lead singer/ guitarist, into one of the best-known indie rock/emo/indie pop bands of the 2000’s and 2010’s. Their success to date has grown to countless songs peaking on the Billboard charts; releasing nine studio albums, five extended plays (EPs), and thirty-two singles plus DVDs...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 8, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dave Matthews Band

The jam band favorites released their latest studio album in 2018, “Come Tomorrow,” their seventh album to debut No. 1 on Billboard’s album chart, an industry record. The socially conscious rockers are partnering with The Dreaming Tree Wines and DocuSign this tour in an effort to plant one million trees. Concertgoers can contribute an optional donation of $2 per ticket to go toward The Nature Conservancy’s Plant a Billion Trees...
Wanderlust Tours
September 9, 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
2021 Summer Concert Series: Art in Nature at the High Desert Museum
ABOUT Art in Nature- there is a perfect, most profound link to Wanderlust Tours and the High Desert Museum when convening art in the beauty of Bend’s natural settings! The museum offers impeccable detail of natural and cultural history illuminating the past while we offer current cultural joy with music amidst a ponderosa forest. Northwest musical artists will be combined with vibrant interpretation of our past during an evening of...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 12, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

John Legend

With Special Guest: War & Treaty Multi platinum artist John Legend is an American singer, songwriter, actor, producer, coach on the Voice and philanthropist. At an early age, John grew up singing in the church choir, learning to play piano from his grandmother. During his prolific and multi-faceted career, Legend has accumulated eleven Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a Tony Award, and an Emmy Award. Winning...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 17, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lake Street Dive

Formed in 2004, Lake Street Dive features singer Rachael Price, guitarist/trumpeter Mike “McDuck” Olson, bassist Bridget Kearney, and drummer Mike Calabrese. The group originally met while they were all students at Boston’s prestigious New England Conservatory. However, prior to joining the band, Price (daughter of composer and conductor Tom Price) had already gained notice for her jazz singing. Lake Street Dive is known for their playful, cross-pollinated blend of neo-soul...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 18, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Grammy nominated rock band, NEEDTOBREATHE emerged from Seneca, South Carolina in 2011. Since then they have released seven albums to date, touring with acts such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw and Third Day. With their inspiration rooted in their Christian faith, they consistently deliver a soulful rock medley paired perfectly with Bear Reinhart’s (lead vocals) heartfelt and unique vocals. While the world shut down due to the global pandemic, concerts...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 19, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Pink Martini Featuring: China Forbes

Dubbed as the “little orchestra” Pink Martini is a 13-member musical group from Portland, Oregon. Formed in 1994 by pianist Thomas Lauderdale, the group draws inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop. Pink Martini has twelve instrumentalists (and sometimes travels with string sections), China Forbes, Pink Martini’s lead vocalist, Forbes, though fluent only in English, sings in 15 different languages....
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 21, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Tuesday, September 21, 2021 With 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world with a remarkable musical collection that persists to propel sold-out tours and album sales. Founded in 1976, with lead singer Mick Jones, the group is known around the world for some of rock and roll’s most recognizable songs, including “Cold As Ice”,...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 26, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Lord Huron

With Special Guest: Allison Ponthier Purveyors of gorgeous indie folk melodies, Lord Huron makes their Les Schwab Amphitheater debut this fall. Led by Michigan-native Ben Schneider, Lord Huron launched onto the folk rock scene in 2012 with their first full-length album, Lonesome Dreams. Inspired in part by the novel “The Collected Works of Billy the Kid: Left-Handed Poems” by Michael Ondaatje of “The English Patient” fame, Lonesome Dreams and its...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
September 30, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Luke Bryan

As a four-time Entertainer of the Year for the Country Music Association (twice) and the Academy of Country Music, (twice) Bryan has achieved a rare place in the business, garnering the admiration of both his peers and the public. The industry voters for the Nashville-based CMA recognized him as one of the music industry’s few talents capable of filling a stadium on a regular basis. The fans, who pick the...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
October 3, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

My Morning Jacket

Sunday, October 3, 2021 With Special Guest Durand Jones & The Indications My Morning Jacket’s distinct and recognizable sound is deeply inspired by rock and country and includes psychedelic and experimental sounds rooted in their southern origin of Louisville Kentucky. Singer-songwriter Jim James, created the group as a way to use the acoustic songs his other band, Month of Sundays did not play. In 1999, My Morning Jacket released their...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
October 7, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Thursday, October 7, 2021 With Special Guests Iya Terra and Iration 311 is a quintet, who’s sound can be described as rock, reggae, hip-hop, funk fusion blended with some metal to create a unique musical blend that has created a loyal following (their devoted fans are called The Exciteable Ones). Every other year 311 has a large concert on March 11th to celebrate “311 day”, playing a massive set for...
Les Schwab Amphitheater
October 15, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Flogging Molly and Violent Femmes

Flogging Molly is an Irish-American seven-piece band blending traditional Irish music and fast paced punk rock. Hailing from Los Angeles, California in 1997, the band is led by Irish vocalist Dave King, formerly of the hard rock band Fastway. They are signed to their own record label, Borstal Beat Records. Flogging Molly released their debut album, Swagger in 2000 which was followed up by their sophomoric album, Drunken Lullabies. Their...
Wanderlust Tours
October 16, 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
2021 Summer Concert Series: Art in Nature at Ft. Rock
ABOUT Ft. Rock is a natural, volcanic amphitheater where one can listen to artistic genius and feel the exquisite qualities of the Great Basin Desert. A hike within the tuff ring, prior to settling in for upbeat tunes, will reveal tenacious stories of life! The high desert can be conceived as foreboding, yet Native Americans called this very location home for thousands of years along with wildlife and flora that...