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Posted at 11:01 PM

Brandon Graham, singer and guitarist for Los Angeles-based rockers Nacosta, talks about forming a full band from a recording project and the group's new music. Nacosta plays at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at Oberon's Tavern, 45 N. Main St. There is no cover charge.How did the band come together initially?It started out as a recording project in 2011 with me and my brother Shane (drums and keyboards). We recorded our debut album ("Under the Half Moon") and decided...

Updated Sep 29, 2014 at 11:35 AM

"We've got a beautiful country here," said Rafferty Swink — an Ashland High School graduate who's now keyboardist, accordion player and vocalist for gypsy...

Updated Sep 26, 2014 at 5:17 PM

New York indie folk singer Sean Hayes has had music featured on HBO's "Bored to Death" and ads for Subaru. He will play music from his latest album, "Before We Turn to Dust." Oakland, Calif.-based indie dream pop band Eric + Erica will open for...

Updated Sep 26, 2014 at 10:50 AM

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rachael Miles — along with bassist Jay Crash — will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at Club 66, 1951 Ashland St. Shoot Dang, Plastic Jesus and The John Dough Boys also will perform. The...

Posted Sep 24, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Anyone with a love for quality ensembles — or an understanding of the intrinsic problems of working bands — can admire the longevity of The Jaybirds: Fourteen years counting.

Updated Sep 10, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Singer and songwriter Joshua Esterline, aka Acousta Noir, plays at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Oberon's Tavern, 45 N. Main St. There is no cover charge.Your music has a strong mix of punk and folk music. How did that come...

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Spontaneity was the notion behind Rogue Valley band Duke Street's new CD, "On the Fly," a forthright compilation of R&B, blues and soul.

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 2:00 AM

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival's season of free, family-friendly, multicultural Green Show performances continue at 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through Oct. 12 in the Allen Elizabethan Theatre courtyard on the OSF campus, 15 S. Pioneer St.,...

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Tucson, Ariz.-based Sweet Ghosts is an Americana and folk project with Ryan Alfred — standup bassist for Calexico — and professional vocalist Katherine Byrnes.

Posted Jul 17, 2014 at 2:00 AM

"We wanted to start a punk band," says Day N' Daze lead singer and guitarist Jesse Sendejas. "But amps and electric guitars are really expensive. We decided to make that kind of music as cheap as we could. A bucket and stick with a string and a...

Posted Jul 17, 2014 at 2:00 AM

Synrgy's strong backbone in reggae draws its sound from ska, roots and rock-steady music.

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