700 N.W. Bond Street Bend, OR, 97703
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Old St. Francis School
All day; live music Noon - 11 pm
All ages welcome
We're marking our favorite holiday with seasonal McMenamins Irish Stout, Irish Coffee, Irish Reuben & MacSleyne Irish Stew. Bring your Passport to get the green just-for-fun stamp, just for stopping by!
Bottles of Devils Bit can be purchased to-go at the following locations.
O'KanesThe Brimhall Academy of Irish Dance • 2 - 2:30 pm
Popcorn • 3 - 5 pm
Five Pint Mary • 5:30 - 8:30 pm
Father Luke's RoomBend Fire Pipe and Drums • 1 - 1:45 pm
Groovasaur • 4 - 7 pm
Object Heavy • 8 - 11 pm
Fireside CourtyardThe Glen Watkins Duo • 1 - 3 pm
Ballybogs • 4 - 7 pm
RoamingCascade Highland Piper • Noon - 1 pm
Father Luke's Room
Object Heavy draws from the sound of soul music. Inspired by the parameters of Rock, Funk, Blues, R&B and Hip Hop, the band features Two voices which really capture their versatility with lyrics, reminding us of a world in need, a world to love and a place to be free.
Their self-titled 1st album features Bill Summers, percussionist of the acclaimed "HeadHunters". DJ Logic shows up on two tracks, and you'll get to hear the Legendary Fred Wesley with his signature trombone. Sleep and Zone(Macklemore) of "The Chicharones" and Raashan Ahmad of the "Crown City Rockers" are featured, showing Object Heavy's love for Hip Hop
Get Down with Object Heavy.
Five Pint Mary has been performing in the Central Oregon area and beyond for 7 years. They have performed at such venues and events as: McMenamins (Bend & Portland), Portland's Biddy McGraw's, Seattle's Murphy's Irish Pub, The 2015 Swashbuckler's Ball/Melody Ballroom/Portland OR (with The Young Dubliners), the 2016 Tortuga Pirate Festival, 2015 & 2016 Seadog Nights and Gypsy Festival, Silvermoon Brewing, M&J Tavern, Midtown/The Annex, Crux Fermentation, C-3 Event's Spring, Summer, and Fall Festivals,The Tower Theater, The Little Woody Barrel Aged Brew Fest, The Deschutes Brewery/Rotary St. Pat's Dash, the Deschutes Brewery Taproom, the 2016 Old Mill Fermentation Project, and The Les Schwab Amphitheater 2016 Summer Sunday Concert series.
Five Pint Mary was featured among the 30+ international bands at the 2014 & 2016 Galway Bay Irish Festival in Ocean Shores, Washington, performed at the 44th Annual 2015 Folklife Festival in Seattle, and they receive weekly airplay on the Pirate podcast radio show, "Scoundrel's Inn", out of Houston, Texas.
"Upbeat, loud, & rollicking, the long-running Bend, Oregon based band, Five Pint Mary, plays a unique blend of Irish and American folk rock. Five Pint Mary is lead by it's original band members, Michael Holmes (guitar/accordion/vocals) & Sarah Pollock-Holmes (vocals/guitar/Irish tin-whistles), and are graced by the huge talents of members Rick Havern (banjo/vocals), Matt Gwinup (mandolin/cajon /vocals), Tyler Cranor (bass/vocals), & Evan Holmes (violin). Collectively, this multi-generational group of seasoned musicians dish out a well-honed brew of spirited music, both traditional and original. Finished off with layers of tightly woven 3-5 part harmony vocals, the band creates a sound that is infectious and fun. Bordering on the boisterous, their sound hearkens back to the old-world pubs of Europe. Influenced by the traditional music of Ireland and Scotland, a bit of the Eastern block, and infused with a ripple of American Bluegrass, Five Pint Mary delivers a fresh and lively world sound."
Hailing from the intersection of jazz, funk, and rock, Groovasaur
takes listeners on a textural voyage, pairing ambitious originals and throwback
funk fusion hits to deliver a performance of vivid color, improvisation, and
technical expertise. Drawing on influences such as John Scofield, Medeski
Martin & Wood, Herbie Hancock, and The Meters, Groovasaur intersperses New
Orleans funk and hard bop throwbacks with conceptual, long-form compositions to
generate their own brand of jazz fusion.
Ballybogs play traditional Irish music in Central Oregon.
Ballybogs came together in 2017 as a diverse group of experienced musicians and
singers who met at the local Irish music session in Bend.
as a dance band for local contradances, they expanded their repertoire to
include ballads and songs. They still play at dances, but also at pubs,
festivals and other venues in Central Oregon.
Irish music consists of not only of tunes and rhythms that are for dancing, but
also songs with stories, and melodies that you think you’ve heard
of the band are:Amanda
Wrenn, fiddle and vocalsJason
Herzog, bouzouki, whistle and vocalsMichael
Long, uillean pipes, low whistle and bodhranMichele
Sims, flute and button accordionSteve
Pop covers and originals in a string band format feat. members of Moon Mountain Ramblers.
Named after the biggest Rock concert of the 70s, Watkins Glen is an Oregon-based Rock n' Roll band that strives to create magical musical moments while paying tribute to the repertoires of 4 legendary American bands: The Band, The Grateful Dead, The Allman Brothers Band and Little Feat. Band leaders Gabe Johnson & Evan Read-Mullins, also guitarist and keyboardist for popular Funk/Rock outfit Elektrapod have gathered some of the very best musicians from the Oregon music scene with the intention of creating one of the most authentic, inventive and compelling Rock n' Roll bands in the West. In just a very short time, Watkins Glen has developed a reputation for delivering great renditions of these bands' classic songs, writing truly creative set lists and whipping audiences into frenzy with their scorching improvisational live jams. Highlights so far have included high profile appearances at 4 Peaks Music Festival, Juan de Fuca Festival, US Fest, McMenamins' St Patrick's Day Celebration and The Domino Room with MarchFourth. See www.WatkinsGlenBand.com for upcoming tour dates and regularly updated audio and video content.
Bend Fire Pipes and Drums is a bagpipe and drum band made up of firefighters from the Bend Fire Department in Bend, Oregon, USA. Currently the band consists of seven bagpipers, three snare drummers, and one bass drummer. We are solely supported by the individual members, by performances, and by private donations.
The main purpose of Bend Fire Pipes and Drums is to ensure that any firefighter, police or military line of duty or active duty death in our area will be represented by a traditional pipe and drum band, free of charge. The band is also available for hire to perform at weddings, funerals, parades, dinners, parties, or whatever. All proceeds from performances go to help offset ongoing travel, equipment, and uniform expenses incurred by our members.
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