Bend A Capella Festival 2023

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Bend A Cappella Festival is back! The Tower resumes the Northwest's only festival focusing on masterclasses, performance, and raising voices in camaraderie with fellow vocalists. Deke Sharon ("Pitch Perfect," "The Sing-Off") repeats as coach and host, while Naturally 7 -- recently proclaimed by CBS "World's best Group" -- returns to headline, wondrously transforming their voices into […]

$3 – $89

Naturally 7

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Certain experiences burn themselves in your memory from the very first encounter. The jaw-dropping audio pyrotechnics that Naturally 7 put on display every night absolutely belong in that category. “A cappella group” so vastly underplays what they create onstage that they had to coin a phrase – “Vocal Play” – to depict more accurately what […]

$3 – $52

Diane Schurr

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Long regarded as one of Contemporary Jazz's leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Born in Tacoma, Washington, Schuur was blind from birth; but she was gifted with perfect pitch and three-and-a-half-octave vocal range. She initially taught herself piano by ear and later received formal piano training at The Washington State […]

$3 – $67

Memphis Jookin’ Lil Buck

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

An energetic ode to the Tennessee streets and clubs where expressive glides and intricate footwork known as Jookin' was born. Lil Buck - featured performer in Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson" and ads for Gap, Lexus, and Apple AirPods - stars alongside ten dancers and an onstage DJ.

$3 – $47

Yamato Drummers

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

A group of dozens of players start their performance by hitting a Japanese taiko drum made from a large 400 year-old tree. They move their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. Their live performances are so full of intensity that they make people's bodies […]

$3 – $52

Take Me to the River: New Orleans

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

This all-star evening with NOLA musical royalty starts with the Crescent City’s eclectic piano master Jon Cleary and culminates with Ivan and Ian Neville leading the preeminent funk-fusion export Dumpstaphunk. The second in the franchise of the award-winning TAKE ME TO THE RIVER. “Take Me to the River New Orleans” celebrates the rich musical history, […]

$3 – $57

Hillbenders- “WhoGrass”

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Formed in April of 2008, and still touring with the original lineup The HillBenders took Performing Arts venues, festivals and clubs all over the US by storm in 2015 with their critically-acclaimed "Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry". They followed up the Tommy tour with a year of successful dates joining Keller Williams for "PettyGrass". (Tom Petty […]

$3 – $32

Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is America’s premier large brass ensemble. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, RMPBB is dedicated to the notion that music is a gift to be enjoyed by everyone.

$3 – $47

The Big Lebowski

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Rated R - 1998 Comedy/Crime - 1h 57min The Dude abides! Help us celebrate the Tower's 83rd anniversary (since opening in 1940) with the 25th anniversary of the Big Lebowski! Jeff Bridges, a slacker mistaken for a millionaire, seeks restitution for his ruined rug by enlisting bowling buddies John Goodman, John Turturro and Steve Buscemi. […]

$3 – $32

” Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

This event is in partnership with Dechutes Public Library, Assistance League of Bend and Boys and Girls Club of Bend. Assistance League of Bend will be in the lobby prior to the film to give away FREE BOOKS!!! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is based off the book written by J.K. Rowling in 1997. […]

Tickets: FREE (please register and choose seats below for screening)

Irish Rambling House

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

In Ireland, the neighbors would pick a house to ramble to in the evenings to share music, dance, and story. It was these settings that bore their humor, charm, and a sense of community and togetherness which is what Rambling House exemplifies. It is a joyful culture that’s rich in spirit and warmth - like […]

$3 – $47

Catapult

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Since 2008, Catapult Entertainment has performed their unique live shadow dances in over 100 cities, from Lithuania to Lincoln Center to Las Vegas . Whether guesting on Oprah, Conan O’Brien, the Oscars, or reaching the finals of America’s Got Talent, Catapult prides itself on melding cutting edge technology with classic dance and acrobatic techniques. Ticket […]

$27 – $47

Siren Songs

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

A folk/americana collaboration between best friends Merideth Kaye Clark and Jenn Grinels. Vocalists, musicians and songwriters - Clark and Grinels create a musical experience full of beautiful harmonies on a variety of stringed instruments.

$3 – $32

The Sweet Remains

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

THE SWEET REMAINS (TSR) is the unusual band on today’s music scene to be headed by three gifted  singer-songwriters,  each  of  whom  contribute  to  the  writing  and  3-part  harmonies  that define the band’s sound. They are also the very rare independent band to claim over 40 MILLION plays on Spotify (and averaging nearly 200,000 listeners […]

$3 – $47

Always…Patsy Cline

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

“Always… Patsy Cline,” based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s unlikely yet lasting friendship with Texas fan Louise Seger, features down home country humor and 27 of Patsy’s unforgettable songs, including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams,” and “Walking After Midnight.”

$3 – $57

Yesterday & Today: All-Request Beatles Tribute

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

This amazing band, anchored by brothers Billy, Matthew and Ryan McGuigan perform as themselves and leave the song choices completely in the hands of the audience. This is done through request cards that audience members fill out prior to the show. On the cards audience members only need to fill out three things: their name, […]

$3 – $42

Step Afrika

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Step Afrika! blends percussive dance styles practiced by historically African American fraternities and sororities; traditional African dances; and an array of contemporary dance and art forms into a cohesive, compelling artistic experience. Performances are much more than dance shows; they integrate songs, storytelling, humor and audience participation. The blend of technique, agility, and pure energy […]

$3 – $57

Skerryvore

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

With a mix of fiddle, accordions, pipes and whistles, alongside guitar and vocals, underpinned by driving bass, drums and keys, Skerryvore represent the best in contemporary Scottish traditional music. Their 6 studio albums demonstrate the wide range of influences the individual musicians bring to the mix – a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and […]

$3 – $47
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Stage the Change

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Stage the Change is a conference empowering high school students from across the Pacific Northwest to use performing arts to find their social voice and be catalysts for change. Students will participate in workshops, showcases, and dialogue with change-making professional artists and arts advocates.

$20

The Black Market Trust

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

The Black Market Trust are an American Traditional Pop/Vocal Jazz group from Los Angeles who combine the sounds of the legendary American crooners and vocal groups with the fire and energy of Gypsy Jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.

$3 – $42

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Potted Potter

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Playing to sold out houses all over the world, the Olivier Award nominated POTTED POTTER – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. Even if you don’t know […]

$3 – $42

“Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs”

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

This event is in partnership with Deschutes Public Library, Assistance League of Bend and Boys and Girls Club of Bend.  Assistance League of Bend will be in the lobby prior to the film to give away FREE BOOKS!!!  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is based on the book written by Judi and Ron Barrett […]

Tickets: FREE (please register and choose seats for screening)

Central Oregon Youth Orchestra Spring 2023 Concert

The Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St, Bend, OR

Revel in local music! This assembly of 35 music students of all ages from across the region is led by COCC music professor Travis Allen and conducted by Redmond Proficiency Academy’s Jonathon Moore. Details on this performance will be released at a later date.

$3 – $17