Tower Theatre

Nikola Tesla’s inventions and imaginations crossed boundaries from electricity to wireless communications, from prescient genius to misguided theories. The life he lived spanned an equally wide and tumultuous range.

Bela Fleck, Live in the KLCC Studios

Feb 10, 2016
Photo by John Stark

  Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn are the ultimate banjo family, who individually and together have challenged and expanded the boundaries of the instrument, whether in duo, within their Sparrow Quartet or with an array of their other bands and projects.

John Mayall, the Godfather of British Blues

Jul 13, 2015

John Mayall, often known as “The Godfather of British Blues,” reflects on his legendary career in a conversation with Eric Alan that includes music from Mayall’s new release A Special Life. John Mayall performs at the Tower Theatre in Bend on Monday, July 13th, and at the Jaqua Concert Hall in Eugene on Tuesday, July 14th.

Christmas with Mariachi Sol de Mexico

Dec 9, 2014

For over thirty years, Jose Hernandez has led Mariachi Sol de Mexico, the first mariachi band to be nominated for a Grammy Award. Jose Hernandez speaks to Eric Alan about mariachi music for the holidays, as Mariachi Sol de Mexico performs in Eugene and Bend.

Shawn Colvin, from Steady On to the Simpsons

Aug 4, 2014
Photo by Michael Wilson

Grammy-award winning songwriter Shawn Colvin speaks with Eric Alan about music from Steady On to her new release All Fall Down, as well as her collaboration with Steve Earle and her appearance on The Simpsons. She will perform at the Tower Theatre in Bend on Tuesday, August 5th.

Betty and the Boy Live at KLCC

May 16, 2014
Photo by Eric Alan

Betty and the Boy are now a string quintet, led by Bettreena Jaeger and Josh Harvey, joined by Michelle Whitlock (violin), Nanci McDonald (cello) and Jon Conlon (upright bass). They have just released their second CD, The Wreckage, produced by Billy Barnett at Gung Ho Studios in Eugene. Before performing CD release shows in Bend at the Tower Theatre on Saturday, May 17th, and in Eugene on May 24th, they visited the KLCC studios for three live songs and one from the new album.