Courtell Talent Agency was founded by Professional Singer and Business Owner, Donna Courtell in 1984.
Founded in 1989 by Robert Christie and Diane Beck. Disbanded in the late 1990’s. Genre: Punk Base Location: Eugene, Oregon. Members: Diane Beck Nick Tucker Robert Christie Earliest known footage of Oswald Five-O, shot by Adam Glogauer in late 1989 at the W.O.W. Hall, Eugene, Oregon.
May 6, 1997 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. Line-Up: U2 Rage Against the Machine More Details: PopMart Tour 1997
Celebrating 100 years of supporting live music and professional musicians! Local 689 is a chapter of the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. Local 689 was granted charter in 1914, making it one of the oldest organizations in Eugene. The Local had its own building at 2489 Portland Street in Eugene between […]
Eugene’s premiere Salsa band! Active Years: 1987 – 2007 (still perform occasionally) “The 11-piece group has gone through many phases since its formation in 1987 by band leader and lead singer Fernell Lopez and former Lane Community College music students Enrique Rios, Alejandro Gonzalez and David Bender. They began as a Latin-jazz combination band, but […]
Genre: Guitarist, Composer and Recording Artist Active Years: 1960s – today Mason Williams, Grammy Award-winning composer of the instrumental hit “Classical Gas” and Emmy Award-winning writer for “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” has been a dynamic force in music and television circle since the 1960s. Born in Abilene, Texas in 1938, Williams spent his youth […]
Genre: Cajun/Southern Swamp Rock Active Years: 1980s – present Original Members: T-Bone Weldon Kelly Thibodeaux Bob Biser Jerry Leff John Fohl
Active Years: Established in Eugene in 1985. Still active. Location: Outskirts of Eugene, Oregon Owner/Engineer: Billy Barnett More history on his Website
Active Years: 1985 – Current Location: Eugene, Oregon Owner: Anthony Proveaux Recordings include: Everclear Floater I-5 Killers Tracy Bonham Compilations include: Northwest Post Grunge Fieldburn
Tri-Ad was a full service audio recording studio. Active Years: 1970’s – 1990 Location: 1825 Oak St., Eugene, Oregon, 97401 1978 to 1982 – Don Ross was a partner and engineer Oct. 1990 – Company dissolved 1991 – Sold studio to Peter & Allan Weyl (became Triad Studios)? Sample of Recordings: 1976 – The Coltrane Blues Band, […]
Robert Cray and Richard Cousins arrive in Eugene, Oregon in 1974 and launch the Robert Cray Band. Active Years: 1974 – Present Genre: Blues Original Members Robert Cray – vocals & guitar Richard Cousins – bass Tom Murphy – drums Rocky Manzanares – harmonica Later Years Robert Cray – vocals & guitar Richard Cousins – bass David […]
The Willamette Valley Folk Festival ran from 1971 to 2009. In 2010 it was renamed and re-structured to become the Willamette Valley MusicFest (2010-Present). The locations also changed over the years! Indoor and Outdoor stages at UO Campus Locations to the Cuthbert Ampitheatre then back to Indoor and Outdoor stages at various UO Campus Locations. First Annual […]
Wheatfield (1971-2006) Genre: Americana/Folk/Bluegrass/Country/Rock Base Location: Eugene, OR Wheatfield formed in October, 1971, as a folk duo by Pete Wolfe and Will Hobbs, who met in the Odyssey Coffee House in Eugene, Oregon. Their first impromptu rendition of “Helplessly Hoping” met with immediate applause, and the two decided they had something special and worth pursuing. Within […]
Active Years: 1980’s – 1990’s Genre: Blues Location: Eugene, Oregon Members: Barbara Healy – Vocals John Ward – Guitar Butch Cousins – Drummer
Active Years: 1995 – 1997 Genre: Folk Base Location: Eugene, Oregon Members: T.R. Kelley Debbie Diedrich Laura Kemp Katie Henry