Crow's Feet Commons, 875 NW Brooks St, Bend, Oregon 97703

Parallel 44 Presents brings you Ben Larsen from Crow and the Canyon & The Giraffe Dodgers - to The Commons on Saturday June 16th during the Bite of Bend weekend! Join us for this gifted signer songwriter and listen to his perfectly sweet, folky and grassy matinee show. The event is FREE & ALL AGES. Music starts at 4PM and ends at 7PM. This afternoon delight is sponsored by pFriem Family Brewers, Dr. Jolly’s, The Source Weekly, BIGS Hydroponics, Bend Bud Company and Cascade Alchemy.

About Ben Larsen: Ben Larsen has been a fixture on the Portland music scene for nearly a decade. Raised in New England and Jakarta, Indonesia, he moved to Portland in 2006 to attend Lewis and Clark College to study jazz guitar, Larsen's musical journey has not been a direct one. After two years studying jazz, he shifted his focus to the mandolin, concentrating on Bach violin sonatas and the choro music of Brazil's early 20th century. After graduating in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in mandolin performance, Larsen began make a place for himself in the local folk and bluegrass scene as a singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist.

Larsen can be seen playing solo, with the Crow and the Canyon and The Giraffe Dodgers.

LINKS: Ben Larsen Band: The Commons: Parallel 44 Presents: pFreim Family Dr. Jolly's: The Source Weekly: BIGS Hydroponics: Cascade Alchemy: