THE BC RAMBLERS

Known as the BC Ramblers, (for Brandt, Boyer, Champe and Cobler,) the group plays traditional Bluegrass music. The Ramblers have played together for several years (sometimes as a 5-piece group with a fiddle,) at various events around the Northwest. The band members are Duane Boyer and his son, Jason (Brandt) and daughter, Holly (Cobler) and Brett Champe, who is also […]

DEAR RABBIT

“The man behind the name is our good friend Rence Liam, who’s been tearing it up with his eccentric attention demanding one-man-band performances across the USA. Imagine attending a secret party thrown by Salvador Dali in an ornate smoke-filled drinking parlor in the dark belly of a creaky frigate with Blackbeard, Captain Beefheart and a […]

GRANDMA KELSEY & EDMUND WAYNE JOIN MUSIC PROGRAM

EOFF2014 is excited to announce that in addition to the after party celebrations with an incredible line-up of visiting and local musicians, festival goers will also be privy to solo acts Edmund Wayne and Grandma Kelsey. These intimate sets will take place prior to the evening features at The Granada Theater.  While patrons file in […]

THE BC RAMBLERS

Known as the BC Ramblers, (for Brandt, Boyer, Champe and Cobler,) the band plays traditional Bluegrass music.  The BC Ramblers have played together for several years (sometimes as a 5-piece group with a fiddle,) at various events around the Northwest. The band members are Duane Boyer and his son, Jason (Brandt) and daughter, Holly (Cobler) and Brett Champe, who […]

HILLFOLK NOIR

Fronted by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Travis Ward, Hillfolk Noir’s peculiar take on traditional acoustic mountain music is filtered through a half-century of folk, country and rock ‘n’ roll and fed by an affinity for medicine show culture and Depression-era string-band blues. The band calls it Junkerdash, which has multiple definitions up to and including “psychedelic […]

JAMES DEAN KINDLE AND THE EASTERN OREGON PLAYBOYS

FRIDAY / FEB. 21 / ART CENTER Pendleton’s James Dean Kindle and the Eastern Oregon Playboys is a tour de foursome of seemingly genre defying character. Picture a smoke-laden, ramshackle lounge with polyester urinals and surly sailors betting all their earnings on a single game of snooker. A woman bursts through the door and out of the rain, her […]

SAD HORSE

SH live in Portland, Oregon.  “Portland’s Sad Horse is the spazzy and fun two-piece featuring Elizabeth Venable and Geoff Soule (the latter of whom spent years in commercially minded East Bay band F*ck). You’re going to get short bursts of angular guitar and barked boy-girl vocals, odd time signatures and even odder subject matter. These two even manage to sneak […]

AU

AU (pronounced “Ay-you”) is the work of multi-instrumentalist Luke Wyland with Dana Valatka on drums and Holland Andrews on vox and clarinet. Begun while Luke was finishing up his art degree in 2005, they’ve since been touring the US and Europe extensively. Their live show is wild and heavily rhythmic, bouncing between extremes of cacophony […]

SUN BLOOD STORIES

Careening from desert ghost songs to crashing super-fuzz riffs, live shows take on the pulsing communal sweat of a round-the-fire dance rite; albums the feel of ancient alien radio. This intimately pounding brand of garage soul is dirty, sloppy and, ya know, fun. “Sun Blood Stories: Imagine Bobbie Gentry’s haunting vocals on the classic “Ode […]

SUM PEOPLE

Sum People is a ska/reggae/rock band formed in Eastern Oregon circa 2008. The band consists of (from left to right): Travis Moran (Drums), Matthew Deboodt (trombone, keys), Scott Nearing (Lead vocals, guitar), Jacob Jensen (bass), and Kailey VanOcker (trumpet, guitar). Their new EP consists of 4 original tracks recorded in the basement of Scott Nearing’s home by […]