Just in from the Old Mill District’s Twitter: South Carolina indie-roots-rockers Band of Horses will play May 30 at Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend. Also, they’ll bring along a “special guest” to be revealed next week.
This is terrific news. In tomorrow’s GO! Magazine, I’ll have a column lamenting the lack of great rock bands at the Schwab over the past 18 months. This announcement is a big step in the right direction toward solving that problem, not to mention a hopeful sign for Memorial Day weekend. Band of Horses has two excellent albums under its belt (including my co-fave of 2007), not the mention the best song I know that contains only 14 words: