Location: 961 E 18th Ave. Eugene University of Oregon Beall Concert Hall was built in 1924. Beall Concert Hall Website
Location: Downtown Eugene Building History Luckey’s Club and Cigar Store is one of of the oldest business in downtown Eugene, and one of the oldest bars in Oregon. In operation since 1911, it has survived World War I, the Great Depression, Prohibition, World War II, “urban renewal,” the closing (and reopening) of the downtown mall […]
Curtis Salgado grew up in Eugene, Oregon. By his early 20s, Salgado was already making a name for himself in Eugene’s bar scene with his band The Nighthawks, and later as co-leader of The Robert Cray Band. In 1977, comedian/actor John Belushi was in Eugene filming Animal House. During downtime from production, Belushi caught a typically […]
Location: 169 W 6th Ave, Eugene OR Daily Emerald Article: Closure means unhappy new year for Wild Duck – Jan 8, 2004 Concert History (small sample): Leftover Salmon, Spearhead, Los Lobos, Dark Star Orchestra, the String Cheese Incident, the Wailers, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, the Grey Boy Allstars and David Crosby…and…. Mar […]
Location: 868 High St, Eugene OR Active Years: 1991-Present The Shedd Institute was founded in 1991 under the name Oregon Festival of American Music as a thematically based summer orchestral pops festival dedicated to the championship of American classical music. In 1993 the Festival was designated as a Resident Company of the Hult Center for […]
Location: 407 Blair St, Eugene OR Content Coming Soon!
Location: 630 Main St, Springfield OR Building History The building has had many owners and businesses in its life. It started as a theater and went on to be a fine arts theater, a boxing club, and a dance and music hall called The Zoo. It has always been used as an entertainment venue. […]
Location: 136 E. 11th Ave, Eugene OR Cherry Poppin’ Daddies played opening night August 1992. Since then generations of college students have danced in the “big old funky room” to the music of national and local rock bands. The Daily Emerald Article: And the bands will play on (April 29, 2002) Building History St. Vincent de […]
Location: 535 Main St, Springfield OR The Hollywood Taxi was a popular rock n roll music venue (300 capacity) in Springfield with bands performing six nights a week. Daily Emerald article: Hollywood freaks from the Hollywood scene (7/12/2001) Building History Early 1990’s – Country Western Bar Oct 1997 – Hollywood Taxi – Duke (owner) 2003 […]
Location: 215 Q St, Springfield OR 3/10/98 RG Ad: Mill Camp Saloon earning Tough Reputation Music History 7/31/98 – John Entwistle 10/18/98 – Cinderella 3/15/1999 – Robin Trower
Location: 259 E 5th Ave, Eugene OR Building History The Historic Granary Building built in the 1920’s. The Daily Emerald article: Jo Federigo’s to reopen as a music venue (Jan 18, 2008) Eugene Register Guard article: Jazz venue Jo Federigo’s closes (May 26, 2007) 2008 – present The Granary 1983 – 2007 Jo Federigo’s Restaurant & Jazz Club 1978 […]
Location: 375 E 7th Ave, Eugene OR Music History End of Rooster Blues Jam – May 29, 2000. Removed stage and no longer offered live music Building History Register Guard Article – 2000 2000 – Present – Good Times – removed stage and added pool tables under Matt & Brad Taxler 1998 – 2000 – […]
Location: 136 E 11th Ave, Eugene OR Owner: Stacey Jackson Building History St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County, who currently owns the property, tore down the building shortly after John Henry’s closed it’s doors May 3, 2002. John Henry’s and the other businesses on the 100 block of East 11th Avenue were evicted in order to […]
Location: 959 Pearl St, Eugene OR Located beneath Perry’s on Pearl (later Diablo’s), the Arena was the “Studio 54 of Eugene” in the ‘80s and ‘90s and one of the first venues in the city to cater to a LGBT clientele. Source: Eugene Weekly article 9/19/12
Location: 440 Coburg Rd, Eugene OR O’ Callahan’s was a disco dance hall. Building History Building is currently is a small strip mall where Cafe 440 is located.