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– I talked to Brandon Summers of The Helio Sequence about the making of his band’s new album “Negotiations.” The Helio Sequence will play at Bend’s Tower Theatre Wednesday.
– My colleague David Jasper learned the definition of “brony” and got an invite to join the Canadian pop band Hey Ocean! They’ll be at The Sound Garden Sunday night.
– Local roots-rocker David Bowers chats with a badger skull about his return to Central Oregon after a few years in the Bay Area. He’ll be celebrating his birthday Saturday night at Silver Moon.
Elsewhere in today’s music section: Earphunk, a weekend full of music at Broken Top Bottle Shop, a brutal death metal show and more. Please note that there’s also a brief on a scheduled show in Bend by the dubstep DJ Excision, but that show has been canceled.