2021 has certainly been off to a good start. The music scene is hopping. February’s Grammy award show was far more engaging than usual. And it was so much fun to see an actual live audience at Billboard’s televised awards show last week. Best of all? As COVID restrictions lift, artists are starting to announce […]
Here are ten first-rate albums that got us through 2020.
Talented singer-songwriter Ashleigh Flynn played at Sam Bond’s Garage in late December – something her fans surely appreciated to celebrate the Winter Solstice. The last time she performed in Eugene, a packed, enthusiastic crowd was a testimony to her musical chops and upbeat, engaging style. Flynn’s genre might best be described as folk-roots-rock-Americana. Her newest […]
In need of some good vibes? You’re in luck. As part of their “Good Vibes Summer Tour,” Reggae-rock band Rebelution plays Eugene’s Cuthbert Amphitheater this month. With seven albums to their credit, the ever popular four-member band from Isla Vista, California, are adored by fans for their positive lyrics, smooth Jamaican sound and artful arrangements. […]
It’s been three years since Mark Knopfler’s eighth solo studio release, “Tracker.” Today he’s back with “Down the Road Wherever” and more than a dozen satisfying Celtic folk-rock compositions sure to gladden the hearts of his fans. The fingerstyle guitarist virtuoso and former lead singer for rock band Dire Straits has a lengthy list of […]
Working on your holiday gift list? For the music fans in your life, consider Amos Lee’s newest “My New Moon” release. Gifted in the art of songwriting and storytelling, Lee pulls from many genres in ways that always satisfy. His newest is a refreshing collection of diverse folk-rock-soul tracks sure to satisfy even the music […]
Alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie is coming to Eugene. Touring to promote their just-released ninth studio album “Thank You for Today,” the Grammy award nominees are set to perform at Eugene’s Hult Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, September 24. Their new album features new members Zac Rae (Fiona Apple) and Dave […]
Alaska-based psych-pop band and Grammy nominee Portugal. The Man plays Eugene’s McDonald Theater in February. The 5-member band originally hails from Portland and boasts 8 studio albums. While touring Europe in 2012, they opened for The Black Keys. Their current mega-hit single “Feel It Still,” released in March, is #1 on Billboard’s Alternative Songs airplay chart […]
Modest Mouse are coming to Eugene. The 8-member band, currently based in Portland, are known for their rich musical textures and clever, catchy lyrics.
Mega-superstar Elton John returned to Eugene’s Matthew Knight Arena in March 2017 for a stop during his Wonderful Crazy Night Tour. The show was a night to remember…we know all who were there will never forget it. Fun Elton Facts Elton John’s received five Grammies and five Brit Awards – two for Outstanding Contribution to Music […]