Band of Horses to play Les Schwab Amphitheater

Thursday, February 25th, 2010, 9:04 pm by Ben Salmon

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:

Sweet!

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2 Responses to “Band of Horses to play Les Schwab Amphitheater”

  1. Federob says:

    YES! This is great news…People need to check out BOH live..What a great show..this is huge for Bend!!

  2. Don says:

    THis is great. It was disappointing to have almost no good bands here last year.

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