— Colorado electro-jam band The Motet kicks off Bend’s annual Munch & Music summer concert series on Thursday. My colleague David Jasper spoke to ’em and filed this report.
— In a much-too-short Feedback column, I bid farewell to The Horned Hand.
Also in the section: Portland’s Y La Bamba brings Mexican-influenced indie-folk to the backstage area at Les Schwab Amphitheater, guitar virtuoso Albert Lee visits the Tower Theatre, Juno What?! plans to synth-funk up The Annex, Marv and Rindy Ross play at Maragas Winery, Eugene acid-jazz outfit Eleven Eyes does two shows in town and more.