The Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival

The Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival

Enjoying 27 years of kicking off the summer season, the Bank of Cascades Bend Summer Festival draws 75,000 visitors for a weekend like no other. Festival features fine artists and craftspeople, artisans and performers, and three stages of some of the best regional and national blues, rock and jazz.

Presented by: The Source Weekly

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Friday, July 7th (5pm - 11pm)
Saturday, July 8th (11am - 11pm)
Sunday, July 9th (11am - 5pm)

Location: Downtown Bend

Bend Live Music and Festival

Free Concerts on 3 Stages

Fine Artist Promenade 

Conscious Living Showcase


Family Fun

​More than 25 Food Vendors

Gourmet Food, Wine and Jazz on Minnesota Avenue




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Friday, July 7

5:00pm | Natty Red

7:00pm | Meekoh Martinez

9:15pm | Precious Byrd



Saturday, July 8

11:00am | Joytribe

1:00pm  | Tezeta

3:00pm  | Cogo Explosion

4:30pm  | ​Quick and Easy Boys

7:00pm  | Stone in Love

9:15pm  | Moondog Matinee





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Join us for a gourmet brunch at the Bend Summer Festival, catered by La Magie. Enjoy delicious food and beverages alongside soulful music beginning at 11am on the MainStage. Tickets are $15 and are available for purchase at Saxon's Fine Jewelers or online at Bloody Mary's mixed with Crater Lake Vodka or a Mimosa are included (one per ticket) and are available for purchase as well. Join us Sunday morning! 

11:00am | Portland Soul Allstars

1:00pm   | Andy Stokes Band

3:00pm   | Heritage featuring Mosley Wotta

logo-cascade.pngJAZZ FOOD & WINE STAGE | Friday through Saturday | Minnesota Street

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Friday July 7

5:00pm | Friends of Lenny

7:00pm | Just Us

9:15pm | Quarterflash

Saturday July 8

5:00pm | Tezeta

7:00pm | Andy Stokes Band

9:00pm | High Street Band


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Friday July 7

5:30pm | The Gold Rust

7:30pm | ​Travis Ehrenstrom Band

9:30pm | Alovitiman

 Saturday July 8

12:30pm | Shannon Smith

2:30pm   | Cascade School of Music "ROCK U"

4:30pm   | Jones Road

6:30pm   | Ubuntu

8:30pm   | Company Grand

Sunday July 

11:30am | Honey Don't

1:30pm   | Hutch and Gentry



Main Stage 

Natty Red

Natty Red, the soulful acoustic collaboration between Jason "Big Red" Schweitzer and Nat Berliner, began with backyard bonfires on warm Bend summer nights.  The duo quickly spread across local venues, bringing along their upbeat, emotionally charged originals, and spicing up their set with unique takes on everything from Nina Simone to Milky Chance. 

Jason formerly performed with The Rum and The Sea, while Nat performed with various bands in New York City.

Meekoh Martinez

Let’s say you’re a relatively unknown Bend singer-songwriter hoping to overcome all the traditional obstacles and take a shot at a legitimate music career. One day, you’re asked to appear on NBC’s “The Voice.” You would jump at the chance, wouldn’t you? Not Meekoh, who, for the record, just sort of casually declined—figuring he simply didn’t need it at the time—which should give you some idea of his confidence level. (Not bad for a former Bend church singer and breezeway “busker.”) 

Here’s another must-know Meekoh tidbit: Among those who have seen him perform live is former President George W. Bush. This happened during a charity dinner banquet in Montana. The event helped raise money for Bend’s homeless population.

Seems this is one local musician with the credentials and determination to make it happen (with or without network television). Want more Meeko? Check out the new album “Fire and Diamonds,” released earlier this year.


Precious Byrd

Time to get on your feet!

Precious Byrd’s a high-voltage dance/rock band from Bend. This funky four-piece features Corey Parnell on vocals, Casey Parnell on lead guitar, Michael Summers on drums and Grammy Award-winning artist Lonnie Chapin on bass. They do stellar versions of modern and classic hits, along with a ton of high-energy originals.

The band also features saxophone player Andy Warr, known for his work on the Oprah Winfrey show. Top it all off with lead guitarist Derek Williams, who has shared the stage with Florida Georgia Line and Jake Owen, and you’ve got a full band ready to rock!

Precious Byrd is one of the most sought after bands in the Pacific Northwest, headlining festivals, top corporate events, private parties and even high-end weddings. In addition to both modern and classic hits, Precious Byrd will cover standards, jazz favorites and love songs—which should explain their wedding appeal.

Their live show is the epitome of a raucous dance party where hits from every era are mashed, modernized, and served up as fresh as their signature black and white suits. Their latest album “Superphonic Magical” (released June 2016) makes for an infectious world of pop, funk and rock, showing fans that these guys have the raw talent and power to make it on stage and in the studio.



Get set for a passionate fusion of Pretenders-inspired vocals meets the psychedelic funk child of Prince and Pink Floyd.

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Singer/saxophonist Chelsea Luker carved out JoyTribe with the goal of making unique fusion in a democratic writing situation. After five years with Mars Retrieval Unit, and a little break in Thailand, she took time searching for the right fit of musicians.

That didn’t take too long. Once she contacted former MRU bassist Rick Bouvette, everything sort of fell into place. Initially imagining a mix of electronic, prog and funk, the music eventually veered towards “world-inspired” funk. Songs lean heavily on reggae, Latin and African elements, paired with vintage rock vibes. This is partially due to Eric’s study of Latin percussion and flamenco, Rick’s love of Reggae, and Keith’s strong connection to classic bands like Pink Floyd.

JoyTribe has been performing around the Northwest for over two years, opening for international touring acts such as Balkan Beat Box, Dumpstaphunk and Kung FU.



Portland-based Tezeta Band is the sound of nostalgia and soulful dance music. It’s part jazz, part soul and part ancient Ethiopian melodies, skillfully blended with the R & B music of the ‘60s and ‘70s. It comes from a period when the influential sounds of James Brown, Jackie Mittoo and John Coltrane melted together with Ethiopian tradition in the hot clubs and lounges of Addis Ababa.

The band has brought its high-energy seven-piece Ethio-Soul sound to clubs across the Northwest, while opening for such legends as Mahmoud Ahmed, Aster Aweke and Vieux Farke Toure.

Their music has been featured on several internationally known compilations including “Chill Out Ethiopian Groove Worldwide” and “Beyond Addis.” Tezeta Band has also released a self-titled EP and recently completed its first full-length LP "The Origin of Night Life.” In 2014 Tezeta Band's music was also used in the award-winning independent documentary "Zemene". 


CoGo Explosion

Bradley David Parsons started CoGoExplo in early 2015. The original lineup featured Parsons on drums and vocals, his brother Tyler Parsons on bass, Nick Graham on guitar and synth, and Andrew Harris on guitar.

Eventually, this indie rock band became a tight bass/drums duo. Inspired by the simplicity and ready for a new challenge, the Parsons brothers want to push the boundaries of what a two-piece band can do.

Expect huge growling bass, hard hitting drums and catchy vocals.

The Source Weekly’s Jared Rasic wrote:

"Corner Gospel Explosion shall not be pigeonholed. The debut album ‘Tension’ bounces between styles that most bands need years to gain the confidence to pull off. From the dance rock album opener, ‘Sky is Falling (Na Na Na),’ to the epic, seven-and-a-half minute closer, ‘Through the Fence and Out," Corner Gospel Explosion is ready to be heard now.”

The band has opened for Helio Sequence and Smash Mouth. The Source Weekly named them Best Band of 2015.


Stone in Love

It’s tribute time!

Stone in Love performs faithful renditions of the classic hits from one of the most popular rock bands of all time—Journey.  Their band delivers a high-octane performance featuring vintage Journey sounds including those soaring lead vocals, lush four-part harmonies, signature guitar licks, fat keyboards and driving rhythms.

SIL came together quite by accident. Jason Fellman, lead singer of the ‘80s band Radical Revolution, was in a recording studio when the studio owner Kevin Hahn began casually singing some Journey tunes. He sounded so good that Fellman suggested recording some tracks. Fellman moved to drums with Hahn on lead vocals and a Journey tribute band was born.

Stone in Love went on to ignite Portland’s current tribute band scene.

The hardest part about being a tribute band? Fellman says it’s trying to keep up with expectations of the fans -- who aren’t aware that all those cool harmonies they hear on the record were not done live. The magic happens in the studio.

Thanks to Fellman, Hahn and the rest of the band, you’re about to see the magic in person!


Portland Soul Allstars

Back in 2006, when soul music giants Wilson Pickett and James Brown passed, musician Louis Pain assembled the Portland Soul All-Stars to perform tributes.  Later came a heartfelt tribute to Etta James. In each case, the band didn't simply play the artist's hits, but played lesser-known songs as well, all while putting the music into the context of the artist's remarkable life and career.

This “tribute band-with-a-difference,” the Portland Soul All-Stars—made up of some of Portland's top vocalists and musicians—has subsequently come together to reprise the Wilson Pickett and James Brown shows, as well as to stage tributes to Memphis Soul, Romantic Soul, Blue Christmas, Sweet Summer Soul and Philly Soul

The band is a true "all-star" group, having featured most of the top soul singers in the Northwest, including Curtis Salgado, Andy Stokes, Liv Warfield, Lisa Mann, LaRhonda Steele, Sean Holmes, and the late Linda Hornbuckle).


Andy Stokes Band

He’s known as “Oregon’s King of Soul.” He’s also an Oregon Music Hall of Fame inductee.

Andy Stokes has shared his soulful voice and undeniable musical mastery with the Northwest music culture for more than three decades. As the lead vocalist for the funk band Cool’R, Andy signed with A&M Records, and toured worldwide as a featured artist with The Stylistics, Michael Bolton, George Clinton, The Temptations as well as many others.

The acclaimed singer is now back with his solo debut entitled "Full Circle." The album received heavy airplay and enjoyed a significant reception internationally. “Full Circle” debuted at #30 on the UK Soul Charts and climbed to #13 in one week. The album’s a skillfully crafted soulful journey emphasizing love, life and relationships, which will likely make any true R&B lover swoon. 

Andy’s also done some television work—having appeared on several episodes of the detective series “Grimm.”



Chicago native Jason Graham, better known as MOsley WOtta, (MOWO) is a consummate creative.

MOsley WOtta has been featured internationally as a speaker, performer, poet, visual artist and educator for over a decade. A former Oregon slam poetry champion, MOWO’s work focus on the power of voice.

He has been featured multiple times as a TEDx speaker and performer. His resume includes the Sundance Film Festival, Fiji International Jazz & Blues Festival, MAGIC trade show Las Vegas, Street Con Dubai, Valley Fiesta Australia and PBS Oregon Art Beat. MOWO was recently selected as an Oregon Humanities Conversation Project leader.

MOWO has shraed the stage with Ice Cube, Toots and the Maytals and the Indigo Girls.

Additionally, MOWO is an Art Ambassador with the RISE UP INTL and the US Embassy.


Jazz Stage

Friends of Lenny

They’re known as Friends of Lenny, but you can simply call them “Central Oregon's Party Band!” The Friends churn out both classic and contemporary rock and blues from the ‘60s through today. They are five dedicated musicians who love the music and have a great feel for what they play. 

Having made their start in Central Oregon around six years ago—a father, a son, a guitar, and a few friends morphed into Friends of Lenny. 

John Keyser and son Ryne can be found as stage bookends, trading off amazing leads between electric and acoustic guitar and vocals. Bob Bondi’s on bass. Whether it’s funky plucks, or smooth grooves, Bob knows how to ratchet up FOL’s "more fun per minute" meter! 

Lead vocalist Adri Boer adds the final, stellar touch. The band also features Greg Banks on drums.

With a shared love of rock, blues and party tunes, this crew will have you dancing through the decades.


Just Us

Just Us formed seven years ago in Bend. The band’s influences include driving blues-rock, soul, funk and jazz.  They’re flexible, collaborative and have a great time working together. Their philosophy? “We figure, if we are having fun, our audience will have fun with us,” according to the band. Just Us has been working on its first full-length album and looks forward to playing the new songs live!  

Just Us players are:

Mike Ogden - Guitar: 
In a jazz-like way, Mike loves an improv-based song with opportunities for each player to contribute their style and their soul to the performance.

Ed Criss - Bass: 
Ed came up in the San Francisco blues scene. He’s played with, and opened for, the likes of Albert King, and Robert Cray.  

Charlie Ewing - Drums: 
Charlie is another product of the northern California music scene.  With more of a rock background, he serves this ensemble with power and precision.  

Bud Munson - Vocals & Percussion 
Bud is the neophyte among these guys, but he makes up for with a big heart and a pretty big set of pipes.  



Even if you don’t know this band by name, you’ve no doubt heard their chart-topping mega-hit “Harden My Heart,” released back in 1981.

Founding Quarterflash members Rindy and Marv Ross first performed together at Western Oregon University where they fell in love and eventually got married. While completing their teaching degrees, they began playing in bands with Rindy on saxophone, while also singing Marv's guitar-driven ballads.

After teaching three years in Central Oregon, they took very early retirements and formed a popular dance band called “Seafood Mama”—playing what were then lovingly known as the “hippie bars” between Seattle and Portland in the late ‘70s.

The pair eventually recorded Marv's song, "Harden My Heart"—which became their first hit and led to a contract with Geffen Records. That led to a massively successful decade which found them releasing four albums under a new name, Quarterflash, while garnering gold and platinum records, as well as tours with Elton John, Linda Ronstadt, and assorted big-haired ‘80s acts. It was an exciting era—with Burt Bacharach and Rindy even appearing on “The Merv Griffin Show” alongside guest Richard Simmons.

They have always stayed true to their Oregon roots. In 1991 the state commissioned them to produce a musical based on diaries of immigrants on the Oregon Trail. From that project came “The Trail Band” and nine albums of traditional Americana music.

The Rosses also gained a deep interest in Native American music. Marv began to write his second play, "The Ghosts of Celilo" — a Broadway-styled musical featuring Native American music and culture. "Ghosts" opened in 2007 at The Portland Center for the Performing Arts.  Western Oregon University recently awarded Marv & Rindy the Alumni Award of Excellence. Their latest albums are “Goodbye Uncle Buzz” and “Love is a Road.”



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High Street Band

The High Street Band, over the past two decades, has made huge waves nationwide as a "Zoot Suit Swing Band" featuring the fabulous “High Street Horns.”

While remaining true to their roots, High Street has evolved into a full-blown, crowd-interactive "party band" playing Motown, Earth Wind and Fire, James Brown, Bruno Mars and more! As always, they feature their incredible horns and a philosophy that screams "If you can't dance to it, we don't play it.”

The Bend Summer Festival and C3 Events are very special to High Street. It’s all due to the fact that the 2003 show was one of the seminal events that launched the current wave of the High Street Experience!

Bandleader and local businessman Matt Summers has been the front man for High Street these last 15 years. In fact, you might just meet him rather unexpectedly. He, along with renowned sax man Steve "Big Daddy" Goff are usually seen dancing through the crowd or gently coaxing audience members onstage! 

High Street lists far too many incredible performances over the past 15 years to mention here but some of the highlights are PGA Tour events in New York, a party aboard a private yacht circling Manhattan at night, selling out the Starlight Bowl in Burbank, Calif., headlining the World Games of the Special Olympics, private events in Hawaii, Malibu, San Diego, cruise ships in the Caribbean and festivals in all 50 states.

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The Gold Rust

The Gold Rust is what happens when Tennessee falls in love with the Pacific Northwest.

Relying on harmony and storytelling as their main love languages, Cathasach Ó Corcráin and Kaycee Anseth have developed their songs over the last four years in partnership on stage and off.

Their debut record Hydrology was co-produced last summer by Jared Smith, with the help of members of Wilderness and Second Son. The Gold Rust has evolved, with the help of last year’s album release, into weavers of lush soundscapes both forlorn and redeeming.

After spending extensive time on the remote West Coast of Ireland with a new album in the works, this evolution continues to take twists and turns beyond their folk origins into uncharted waters.



Meet Alovitiman, an adventurous new Bend-based instrumental project!

Expect an accessible blend of Balkan folk, rock, jazz, classical, and hip-hop flavors, along with the on-edge/off-balanced electricity of a looming storm. Alovitiman presents a staggering instrumental experience!  These potent tunes naturally invite a sophisticated dance-driven, funky trance-like intrigue. The group takes you along an energetic odd-metered musical side-road.

It’s an expedition of sorts—into the Balkans, and back again.

The four-member group uses fiery saxophone riffs and haunting flute melodies—backed by a pounding rhythm section composed of electric bass, guitar, and drums. Alovitman conjures up a dynamic combination of original style and unique sound, which is sure to leave crowds ecstatic.

Let the summery adventures dance on!

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Cascade School of Music ROCK U

The students who make up the Cascade School of Music’s Super Band are the school’s most advanced rock students. Auditions are required for placement in this band.  Once the students are at this level, Rock U Director Nathan Wegner (Strive Roots and Sweatband) becomes more of an advisor, booking agent, roadie and band manager.

The kids organize their practices, choose and work through songs on their own, and put their incredible talent to work with the determination to “get it right.”   The school’s Rock U (short for Rock University) has evolved over the years, and these kids put on quite a show!  Three bands make up the school’s Rock U performance ensembles, with students ranging in age from 10-16.

Over the course of the year, the students attend a variety of performance workshops to assist in their musical maturity and growth. Under Wegman’s guidance, they learn how to work and communicate as a band, and become comrades in the pursuit of rock!  

The members of the Cascade School of Music Super Band, also known as “Gen 17” are:

Lena Vandervelde – Lead Vocals and Rhythm Guitar,

Elijah Tran – Lead Guitar,

Lalana Tran – Bass and Vocals,

Emerson Hughes – Keyboard

Tim Hakala – Drums

Jones Road

Jones Road, an alternative rock band based in Bend, is the perfect blend of the unique and the familiar.  Their originals and covers bring a fresh, yet recognizable sound to ‘90s alternative, Southern rock and even a hint of country. 

With energetic live shows full of sing-a-longs and good times for all, Jones Road knows how to entertain every type of music fan.

Members include Jordan Roberts (bass), Randy Vance (lead vocals), Shane Osborne (lead guitar) and Nole Kennedy (percussion).


UBUNTU is a six-piece, dance-friendly band that brings a groove-heavy, Afro-roots rhythm sound. While many of UBUNTU's songs are based in the mother rhythms of African drumming, several of the band's players bring a strong rock, funk and psychedelic influence. The result is a unique and innovative sound.  

Carried through the music is the spirit of UBUNTU, which is a word and concept originating in South Africa that emphasizes virtues of kindness and connection in humanity. The spirit of the band aims to help people remember that their individuality is only possible because of the support and foundation of their community and "tribe.” An interconnectedness exists between individuals and their communities in a way that means one can never really act in isolation.

All of this is embodied in the band's slogan: "I am because we are.”

UBUNTU is a collection of friends who have been playing music together for many years, with the addition of some well-established local pros.


Company Grand

Get set for an exhilarating eight-piece band that performs a range of swing and nuevo-New Orleans style originals, along with contemporary favorites.

Lucas James and Riley Winslow started Company Grand in the summer of 2014. These two provide exciting and eccentric song writing, along with electrifying musicianship (keyboard and guitar, respectively). 

The rhythm section’s made up of Tyler Cranor (bass), Patrick Ondrozek (drums and keyboard), and Nick Shealey (drums and percussion). All studied music at universities across the country, and combine their diverse musical backgrounds to create some exciting dance grooves. 

The horn section starts with Keemun Senff on trumpet, Dan Flagg on trombone and Steve Prazek on sax and flute. Again, all three are university trained and have played in orchestras and bands for decades. 

The combination of these talented and diverse musicians comes together to create an unforgettable experience.

Company Grand, previously named The Gentleman Callers, is dedicated to delivering original entertainment to Central Oregon and beyond. As the house band for Bend Burlesque, they showcase beautiful women, comedy, music and a variety of other local talent.


Honey Don't 

Honey Don’t is the musical union of Bill Powers and Shelley Gray, perhaps better known as one-half of the Colorado-based old-time bluegrass band Sweet Sunny South. 

Their music, whether acoustic or electric, comes from the folk tradition with bluegrass and “old-time” at its deepest roots. Bill is a well-respected and award-winning songwriter within and beyond the Colorado circuit, and Shelley is a skilled bass player and vocalist. 

They’ve been making music together for well over a decade and, like a fine wine or exceptional bourbon, their qualities have naturally distilled into a truly unique vibe—with a certain sound and feel that have developed into a trademark. 

Whether it’s a sweet love song, a tribute to veterans, or a rocking boogie-woogie number, their music is always delivered in a comfortable casual way that pulls the listener in and has them hanging on every word.  “I find I tend to write from a strong sense of place,” Powers says. “I’m highly affected by my surroundings and the memories and experiences come out in the music and songs I write.”


Hutch and Gentry

Call it “high-energy, old-time mountain dance music!"

Bend artists David Hutchins and Darin Gentry have dedicated their lives to exploring, learning and mastering the sounds of Americana—from the Appalachian Mountains to the small logging towns of the Pacific Northwest.

They’ve studied and mentored under many of the last great traditional American musicians.

Cultivating an expanding upon early America's musical traditions, Hutch & Gentry brings an exciting and authentic experience to early American dance music——from blues to old-time fiddle tunes to swing.


Leadbetter & Young

Leadbetter & Young is a two-man semi-acoustic jam band featuring Eric Leadbetter on vocals and guitar, and Mark Young on bass. They play an energetic blend of classic rock, funk and blues. When not performing as Leadbetter & Young, they can be found onstage with Jive Coulis—one of Oregon’s top rock bands.

Eric Leadbetter was born in Bozeman, Montana. His musical career started in 2003 when he recorded his first solo album. He then moved to Boulder, Colorado in 2004, where he started playing local coffee shops and small bars. In 2005, he established the rock band Jive Coulis. Since then they have traveled to over 20 states.

Mark Young was born and raised in a small town in the north of England. After playing trombone and tuba for several years, he finally persuaded his parents that his love of bass was not a passing fad—and they bought him his first guitar for Christmas. In 1990 Mark took his guitar and suitcase and headed to Los Angeles convinced he was on a flight to success and stardom. Within a month, though, he was broke and semi-living in the ancient car he bought with his last $400.

His solo music is unique, with ghostly echoes of the golden age of rock from the 60s and 70s. And it should be, since he draws his musical inspiration from these eras by listening to a vast collection of classic vinyl.

“I want my music to not only reach people's ears in a sweet and engaging way, but also to challenge the mind and inspire the heart and soul,” Young says. “I have creatively explored music very deeply in my life, and I see no end in the amount of musical wisdom to be gained and understood. It is a real treat for me to be able to share my musical expression with people that are open and willing.”


Fine Artist Promenade | Saturday and Sunday | Wall Street between Oregon and Franklin


Stroll through the more than 150 fine artists and craftspeople as they fill the street with their handwork, design and artistry. Traveling to Bend from all over the state, region and country, these fine artists bring color and life to the Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival Presented by Hayden Homes and The Source Weekly!

It's an ideal place to find that special gift or one-of-a-kind piece that will bring you (or someone you love) happiness for years to come.


Best of Jury |


Ben Newman Deigns 


Originally from Chicago, Ben Newman began his journey in woodworking by developing a niche business creating mounts for ancient artifacts from Egypt, Asia, and the Middle East. Working with rosewoods, brass, steel, and hardwoods exotic & domestic, Ben grew further intrigued with the potential to explore other facets of woodworking on his own.  Drawing inspiration from industrial design and Modern styles from Italy and Scandinavia, Ben directs his passion to hand craft strong, authentic pieces of furniture in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge where he lives with his partner Molly.




Best of Show | 

Melissa Burns

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Fine Art Promenade Performance Square | Intersection of Wall & Minnesota

​Featuring the Central Oregon Aerial Arts presented by:



2016 Featured Artists

A sampling of this year's artists bringing pottery, photography, fiber arts and clothing, 2D fine art, 3D fine art and sculpture, home and garden adornments, jewelry and more.

Lisa Eldredge 

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Lisa makes functional and decorative ceramic art.​She does about half of her work on a potters wheel, and the rest using textured slabs of clay. Lisa uses a variety of stains and glazes to highlight ​her work.

Rebecca Trapnell 

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As a ceramic artist, Rebecca works with stoneware and porcelain. She wheel throws and manipulates with decorative techniques including glaze, slip, appliqué, stamp and sgraffito. Firing pieces w/ electric kiln, pit, and raku.


Pottery by Peter

by Peter Roussel

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Wheel thrown ceramic art using alternative firing techniques to create individual pieces of art

Blue Spruce Pottery

by Michael Gwinup

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Handmade functional stoneware and decorative Raku pottery.

Ginza Girl Designs

by Elita Hill


Fun, mod, 100% cotton A-line skirts & reversible headbands for girls & ladies of all age, hand-sewn by Elita Hill

Green Gumo 

by Sam Allen 


Sam Allen screen prints his artwork onto American Apparel made shirts to make the Green Gumo line. ​He does all the design and printing himself, and ​his theme is active-inspired designs like hiking, cycling, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) and much more. 

Owl House Batik

by Barbara Holmes


Owl House Batik makes hand batik, fun, high quality cotton clothing for babies and kids using soywax and procion dyes. Each has a design on back and is preshrunk, washable wearable art. Onesies, shirts and dresses are some of the styles made by Owl House Batik

The Dog Pack Collars

by Megan Tormey 

The Dog Pack Collars are handmade dog collars and bandanas, made by local Bandit Magan Tormey. Megan makes her art here in Bend Oregon at ​her studio in Willow Lane Artist Creative space. She uses nylon webbing and cotton fabric that is found here in Bend to make all her doggie designs.


Wayward Starfish

by Tyler Jarvik

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Wayward Starfish is constructed into entirely new garments using my own hand-dyed variegated thread and 100% upcycled fabrics, including white fabrics that are hand-dyed with multiple layers of color.

Klamath River Alpacas

by Lynn Roy

Screen Shot 2017-05-25 at 10.13.35 AM.png Felted Alpaca hats, woven scarves, knitted hats, knitted gloves and socks. All items are made by Lynn Roy. Most of the materials come from their own alpacas.

Jax Hats

by Adrienne Priess


Handmade accessories using upcycled clothing and fabrics! Locally sourced, locally made, with local people. There is something for everyone. Infants to Adults sizing for every season! 

Mirielle Nett

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Mirielle makes kitchen linens and table accessories with fabric from Provence, France​ as well as makes lavender sachets with that fabric. 

Upcycled Sam and Finn

by Amy Hekker

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Upcycled Accessories for you + your home made from designer upholstery fabric samples and swatches.

Pillows, runners, bags, and pouches.

Layers Squared 

by Summer Pinncik

Layers Squared uses all natural and organic fibers to create a smart fusion of intriguing design elements, artistic significance, and a well-planned fit.

All production is done right here in Bend. 

Liza Jane Handmade

by Liza Schwartz

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Liza creates yoga/lounge and festival wear for men, woman and children. fabrics based on comfort and style often using organic cottons, rayon or bamboo rayon blends, laces and upcyled vintage material


Mailekai Creates 

by Elise Clark


Beautifully crafted slumped bottles with glass inside, made by local artist Elise Clark.

Her designs include bottles cut into drinking glasses, vases and more. 

Debby Dunnaback


Debby Dunnaback slumps bottles in her kiln then hand beads the bottle necks and matching spreaders. Some are molded into bowls, some have wine labels and some have sport/college logos applied and sealed on the back.

Just a Little Charm 

by Jen Aylward

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Colored pencil drawing on salvaged copper mounted on textured sterling silver. Custom design stamped sterling silver. Custom stamped salvaged copper.


Sheila Walker


Handmade copper artisan jewelry 

Denise Sampson 

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Denise creates copper, sterling silver, and beaded necklaces as well as bracelets, cuffs, and earrings. All of her designs are hand crafted using silver smithing, metal work and bead embroidery.

Christian Gardelle

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Each of the Christian Gardelle pieces is hand-made, mainly from copper, sterling silver, and stones.

Christian Gardelle begins by cutting, torching, and shaping each component, then solder the pieces to create beautiful and unique designs.

Newmans Design 

by Barbara and Ken Newman

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Newman Designs uses repousse', mokume gane, construction and casting to create their work from gems, precious metals and found objects. They aim to blend materials, technique, design and a bit of magic into their pieces.

Kinni Creative 

by Nicole Wilkinson

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Nicole Wilkinson uses raw materials such as wire and sheet metal to create all types of jewelry through a combination of cold and hot forging. Most of her pieces are just metal but some include beading.

Junk to Jems

by Marianne Prodehl

Marianne uses recycled metals from trays, raingutters and other brass and copper and silver pieces to create earrings, cuffs, and pendants. She also makes gemstone rings and cuffs. Junk never looked so lovely!


Endless Jewelry Arcata

by Celia Wilson

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Celia Wilson handsets semiprecious and precious cabochons and faceted gemstones using 14 karat gold fill, copper, sterling and fine silver. She then will hand emboss designs onto metals to give texture and add color patinas.

Silver Element Jewelry

by Ruly Deen 

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Silver Element Jewelry is all carved & cast by hand. I fabricate by soldering, detail with burs & gravers to create imagery on every surface. I build mechanisms for complex items including clasps, swivels & hinges.


Joe Christensen

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Joe Christensen makes stone jewelry from stones found in the the northwest, and all over the world.

Walter Brown

Walter Brown's jewelry is simple. It focuses on the gemstone's brilliance. He facets rough gems using meet point technique, and every facet is cut/pre-polished/polished. He uses sterling silver and 14kt settings that are a mix of metal clay and standard.

Crow Black 

Everything is handcrafted by Crow Black himself, in Bend. He cuts and polishes all stones and forges the silver and bronze that are in his designs.


Mopilo Designs

by John Akhtar


All of Mopilo Designs are unique but clean and balanced. Materials artist, John Akhtar uses are pearls corals & shells. All of the jewelry is set in fine gauge sterling silver and John makes his own links and hinges to create a lot of motion within the designs.


The Soap Block

by Heather Akhtar

   Heather Akhtar hand makes her soaps in fun designs

David and Sabine

by Sabine Schran-Collings

All of David and Sabine's work is fabricated in sterling silver and 14k or 18k gold. Etching and roller printing techniques are used to achieve textures on the metals. A variety of stones are set in bezels to add color.

Oregon Jewelry

by Brooke Spehar

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Handcrafted Bronze, Copper and Silver Metal work Jewelry and Hair accessories. All items are formed using simple hand tools, welded to join, hammered, and polished to a high shine.

Emily Gibbons

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All work is handmade from start to finish using gold fill and sterling silver. Classic metal smithing techniques are implemented along with gemstones and wire wrapping. 

The Celtic Jewelry Studio

by Cynthia Meyers

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Handcrafted Jewelry with an Ancient Story. Real gemstones with crystals and quality glass beads hand worked with Celtic symbols. Each comes with story cards explaining the Celtic legends or folklore.

Rusty Birds

by Stuart Nelson

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Hand designed and created unique metal garden art incorporating beautiful silhouettes in natural forms. The garden art designs have a unique rust or painted patina.

Eel Art

by Eric Langeliers

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Plasma torch is used to cut out parts. Handheld grinder is used to add texture and detail. Torch heat is used color the steel and accented with solvent dyes. A weather resistant powder coat finish. 

Mast Metal Art

by Steven Mast

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Mast Metal Art is ​made with 16-gauge steel, found objects and recycled materials to create both 2 and 3 dimensional pieces of art for indoor and outdoor use. ​Creator, Steven Mast, uses a hand-held plasma cutter, gas torch and welder. 

NW Skillet

by Peter Clark

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Peter Clark makes ​his skillets by hand using blacksmithing methods to make the handle and the ancient technique of metal spinning to make the pan. The skillets are made from bronze, copper, and steel.

Bend Soap Company

by Dwight Johnson

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Every bar of our goat milk soap is handcrafted from just 4 main natural ingredients. Fresh raw goat's milk from Dwight's very own goats, Coconut oil, Olive oil, Red Palm oil and essential oils in some. 

Tularoo Soaps

by Laura Nolan

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Tularoo is a small artist-run soap company based in Bend Oregon. Creator, Laura Nolan's delicately hand-sculpted soaps are cast and poured individually using all natural clays, botanicals and essential oils. 

Dirty Girl Body Beauty

by Jennifer Ross


Creator, Jennifer Ross, hand-makes a variety of bath and body products. Made with all natural ingredients. Some examples are body scrubs, foot scrubs, lip scrubs, body butters, lip balms and massage oils.

Sweet Mama's Soap

by Kimberly Tatum

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Sweet Mama's Soap is made with goat milk soap and lotion using milk from our goats; herbal balms, lip balm, lotion bars, and body butter. 

Hans Fang


Hans Fang grows a variety of trees such as Elm, Tea, Ficus, Juniper and succulents etc. He then trims, shapes and bonsais them when they ​are 2-3 years old. He also designs and makes fountains with natural rocks. 

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Staci Schubert hand-makes her designs by using leather. She creates leather accessories & bags. Starting with a full hide of leather there is a 15 step process to complete her products.

Stem Vases 

by Mari and Jan Schultz


Aluminum+beveled glass. Cut metal to various sizes, drill holes + countersunk holes. Polish, remove debris. Cure glass and metal. Seal. Clamp overnight.Fasten base. Creatively watertight w/patented insert 

Brandon Hubbard Designs

by Brandon Hubbard

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Best way to describe the work of Brandon Hubbard is mixed media. He combines hand drawings, maps, photography, framing, woodworking & apparel in an interesting & appealing way. Many of which are using repurposed products

Dallin Buchanan

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David Buchanan uses watercolor and ink to produce unique and surreal artwork. He will often use interesting color combinations to add to the feel of his work. 

Jonathan Sundy

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Jonathan Sundy is an illustrator that works in watercolor and oils as well as digitally. Oils are on cradled artboard, watercolors are on cold-pressed, archival paper and digital art is produced as high-quality art prints. 

Sachikko Quinn

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Batik created on silk, mounted on canvas. Acrylic is applied to add texture, detail, depth and dimension.

Megan Marie Myers Art

by Megan Myers

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Emily Edmunds

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All images begin as original pen and ink drawings with the color and backgrounds inserted digitally. 

Marjorie Henderson

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Marjorie uses high quality acrylic paints on canvas to create her original paintings, using a mix of natural hair brushes and silicone edgers. 


by Nicole Dass

   Artimals artist, Nicole Dass, creates her art by creating bold layers of acrylic and varnish on heavy weight canvas.

Owen Klaas

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Owen uses acrylic paint on canvas to create a highly symbolic, unique and beautiful surreal world 

Teal Arrow

by Teal Francis

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Teal Arrow produces sustainable hand-printed tea towels, baby onesies, greeting cards and art prints. All goods feature original hand-carved woodcuts designs and are created and printed at home in Bend.

Daniel Gilmour Photography

by Daniel Gilmour


Daniel Gilmour is a photographer based out of Redmond, OR. He sells matted and framed prints and works with a local frame maker who hand builds frames out of re claimed barn wood. 

Beautiful Oregon

by Tim Giraudier


Tim Giraudier has a passionate interest in subject matter. He captures his images by using Nikon dSLR & Hasselblad cameras. ​Exhibition grade paper, and quality archival materials used throughout framing process.

Giardini Photography 

by Steve Giardini

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Many of Steve Giardini's images are taken in the Pacific Northwest region. You will find photos of high mountain meadows, waterfalls, creeks and the lakes that dot the Deschutes National Forest and Three Sisters Wilderness areas. Not all of his images are taken locally. You will also find photos of the Columbia River Gorge near Portland, the beaches and lighthouses on the Oregon and California coasts, the Grand Canyon and Wupatki National Monument in Arizona, and National Parks in Canada and Montana. 

Holly Fischer Photography

by Holly Fisher

   Holly's prints ​her work on canvas with a laminate overlay with a custom frame. She also offers archival prints that are matted. 

Karsten Boysen


Karsten's art is all about mystery, stealth, and transformation. The welded steel he uses are selected by a twist, a bend, a crumple -- emerging from a natural state. The spiral animates his work. 

Tease Recyclewear

by Kate Carder

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Tease Recyclewear makes upcycled knit sweaters, t-shirts, etc. into skirts, shrugs, cowls, scarves, and other accessories. Each item is handmade and one-of-a-kind. 

Pops Furniture Co

by Kate Levin

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Pops Furniture Co make wooden children's furniture out of birch, hickory, bamboo and marine plywood as well as solid cypress. Everything has a sanding sealer and 2 coats of a non-toxic love VOC clear varnish. 

Americana Woodworks

by Mike Dolinar


Traditional Adirondack inspired outdoor furniture handcrafted heirloom quality I pride myself on attention to detail furniture is made with hand selected Western Red Cedar recovered/recycle 

Hardenbrook Hardwoods

by Eric Hardenbrook

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Eric Hardenbrook uses hardwoods to create personalized, engraved cutting boards. He has a small variety of other wood products handmade in Central Oregon. 

Paul Bianchina


Lathe- & hand-worked items, mostly local recycled juniper, stressing the wood's raw color & flowing grain.

Lotus Design

by Stephanie McCarl

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Consciously constructed design with a purpose. Lotus Design is committed to making beautiful, purposeful, and affordable furniture, decor, and design easily accessible

Ben Newman Furniture

by Benjamin Newman

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Ben creates one of a kind pieces by request. In this collaborative design process, he works with clients to create quality, lasting pieces which suit the aesthetic of each space.


Girlwood Mt

by Melissa Burns

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Zax Rax

by Zac Soule

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Handcrafted Bamboo Sports Storage Racks. Using A carbonized Bamboo Ply, Zac cuts Assemble, Sand, and Stain my products by Hand. He makes storage racks for recreational equipment in Bend, Oregon. 

Exotic Hardwood Furniture

by Greg Steen

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Custom Built Exotic Hardwood Furniture 

D and L Woodworking

by Dave and Linda Neff


Custom Adirondack furniture. All made with 1-1/4" thick Clear Cedar. Have a a few coat & key racks also , working on Bamboo water feature. 


More artists to come!

Family Fun Street

Family Fun Street | Saturday & Sunday 11am - 6pm | Oregon Street between Bond & Lava

Come enjoy hours of entertainment on the Family Fun Street! Click here to become a vendor.








Main Attractions and Vendors


S & K Inflatables


Kumon Tutoring Bend

Children's Museum of Central Oregon

Bend High School Cheerleaders Dunk Tank & Cosmo Popcorn booth

Base Camp Studio arts & crafts booth

Balloon Animals

Face Painting

Desert Sky Montessori


The Bank of the Cascades Bend Summer Festival presented by Hayden Homes and The Source Weekly is please to welcome back the Conscious Living Showcase. It's a wonderfully popular shout-out to those businesses who help us live a healthy lifestyle in Central Oregon. This year the showcase will boast more than 50 exhibitors from the areas of:

  • Outdoor Sports and Recreation
  • Home and Nature
  • Healing and Wellness
  • And, Home Energy Conservation

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Participating Companies


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Agnes & Dora

Austin Chiropractic's

Alzheimer's Association

Bend Whole Health

Chief Gratitude Officer

Consumer Cellular

Country Financial

Cowboy Cauldron Co

Cutco Cutlery

Dr. Natasha's Natural Chiropractic

doTERRA Wellness

DS Johnson ENT

Energy Trust

Esthetix MD

Evergreen Softub

Farmers Insurance Pedersen Agency

Farmers Insurance Shull Agency

Flipside Hats 

Green Savers

Honey and Lace


Lifetime Windows & Doors

Livin Bend

Living Well Therapy

LuLa Roe Samantha 


Mordern Botanicals

N Hance Wood Renewal



Partners in Care

Pro Caliber

Solar Light

Turf-N Central Or

Wood Family Homes



Gourmet Jazz, Food & Wine Street

Cascade Sotheby's International Realty Gourmet Jazz, Food & Wine Street| Saturday and Sunday | Minnesota Avenue

Minnesota Street becomes the hub for gourmet artisans from ​the Pacific Northwest to sip, graze and absorb the best free live jazz in Oregon! This year, we pair a stellar line up of jazz musicians with world-class wines from Oregon, salts, oils, spices, exotic prepared food and more. Learn how to complement your foodie repertoire from the source, on the street, and with friends.

Atlas Cider


The Beautiful Pig


Copper Belt Wines

Fur Friends Doggie Bakery

Humm Kombucha

Macindoe Family Cellars

Mi Distinctive Tastes

Mud Bay

Navidi's Olive Oil and Vinegars

Nectar of the Vine 

​Noble Estate Vineyards

Smokin' Mary

Sweet Alchemy

Thomas and Sons Distillery

The Water Kefir People

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Food Promenade | Friday through Sunday | Wells Fargo Bank Parking Lot

The following vendors will be available during all festival hours:

Famous Kettle Korn

Thai on the Fly


Suzy Q's Sweet Things

Bonta Natural Artisan Gelato

Noi Thai Cuisine 

Island Noodles

Dakine Grindz

Wok Star Food Truck

Summer's Flower Cotton Candy

Linda Chan's Vendor

Philly Style

Rico's Tacos

Awesome Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt

Dump City Dumplings

Circa 1880 Coffee

Bates Steakhouse and Catering

Shred Town Food Cart

Beer | Wine | Sprits | Friday through Sunday | Various Locations Across Festival

Visit the Deschutes Brewery Libation Stations located throughout the festival space.

Serving the following:

Deschutes Brewery 

Atlas Cider Co 

Cocktails from Bendistillery's Crater Lake Vodka

And  Humm Kombucha



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Origami Owl

IQ Massager

Beth Pollitz

Simply Bend

Lula Roe Julie Logreco

Moonshine Clothing


Gems and Trends

Indigo Moon

Queen of Shira

Oregon Wind Spinners

Sage and Stone

Media, Policies & Contacts

Policies & Contacts


Festival Dates & Hours:

  • Friday, July 7th | 5-11pm
  • Saturday, July 8th | 11am - 11pm
  • Sunday, July 9th | 11am - 5pm

Admission & Parking

Downtown Bend - Downtown Bend is a launching point to discovering all the wonders of Central Oregon. Downtown bend is the the center of the community where people gather to enjoy the Central Oregon. The historic downtown features over 325 diverse businesses & many fun events.


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Dog Policy

We love your dogs, but please leave them at home. Bringing your dog down to the event is a violation of city code(s):
7.396 (1) “Interfered with conduct of special event by bringing dog to event.”
7.398 (2) “Failing to comply with condition of special event by bringing dog to event.”
City of Bend Police will be on hand and violations are a Class A civil infraction and could result in a $500 fine.

CLICK HERE for parking maps

CLICK HERE for F​requentely Asked Questions



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