Your weekly virtual roundup of what appears in today’s print newspaper, delivered directly to your eyeballs via weblog:
— The Americana/gypsy-jazz band Taarka comes through Bend two or three times each year as part of their busy, busy tour schedule. I chatted with David Pelta-Tiller about the band’s new album “Adventures in Vagabondia” and the evolution of Taarka’s sound. Read the results of that chat here.
— The Autonomics got their start in Bend but moved to Portland a couple years ago. On Thursday, they’ll return to celebrate the release of their first full-length album, the excellent “Trust Your Instincts,” with a show at Silver Moon Brewing & Taproom. Click here to read it!
Elsewhere in this week’s music section: Papadosio and the Acorn Project hit the Domino Room, the Mountain Country Superstar competition holds its finals, AfroMassive brings the funk to Liquid Lounge, Fallstar and Capture the Flag get loud at The Sound Garden, the Hideaway Tavern hosts Hot Club Sandwich, Top Shelf plays the Astro Lounge, Vandella at The Horned Hand and more!