#EOFF2016 Program Announcement: The Films

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its seventh year of independent film and music programming in La Grande, Oregon on October 20-22, 2016. EOFF will be hosting more visiting filmmakers than in previous years, and in all screening more than 30 independent works. EOFF Program Director Ian Clark had this to say, “If you’re […]

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#EOFF2016 Program Announcement: MUSIC

Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be celebrating its seventh year of independent film and music programming in La Grande, Oregon October 20-22, 2016. EOFF is privileged to announce the musicians who will be joining us this fall. EOFF will host three evening after parties at its new central location and present the hottest emerging music-makers […]

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Luz Elena Mendoza (of Y La Bamba)
Luz Elena Mendoza Y La Bamba

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 Y La Bamba frontwoman Luz Elena Mendoza returns to themes of searching and metamorphosis in her newest works. Her clarity of voice is intimately tied to a renewed musical approach, which Luz attributes to a greater self-awareness that developed through recent collaborations with singer-songwriters Edna Vazquez and Lila Downs, as well as […]

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Moon Honey

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 A Moon Honey show is not just a collection of dense, dizzying sonic splendor, but a visceral experience that saturates every sense. A guitar solo spins into a soaring vocal arpeggio only to slam down to earth with a thud. Moon Honey’s music is like a bomb going off inside a FabergĂ© […]

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Wimps

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 Seattle’s wimps are a Seattle-based three-piece comprised of Rachel Ratner (Butts) on guitar and lead vocals, Matt Nyce (Meth Teeth) on bass and backing vocals, and Dave Ramm (The Intelligence) on drums. Wimps serve their own brand of rapid-fire punk with a smattering of lo-fi post punk guitar work to create an […]

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Thick Business

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 From Boise, ID, Thick Business will throw an introspective dance party for those festival-goers and town folk alike. “Thick Business borders on the epic while still being a damn good time.” – says Fiona Hannigan for APES ON TAPE. SUPER HARD SUPER STARS “It was like I was watching The Doors but […]

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Hillfolk Noir

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 Fronted by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Travis Ward, Hillfolk Noir is a trio of neo-traditionalists playing traditional music on traditional instruments for non-traditional times. They call it Junkerdash, and it’s a sound brewed from folk, bluegrass, punk, string-band blues and other influences musical and otherwise. Recommended pairings: Drinking and dancing. Hillfolk Noir’s […]

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Bijouxx

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 Artist K. Velate Swope brings new music to EOFF in her most recent incarnation Bijouxx. “bijoux sings, nested gently in some infinite and horizontal plane.Both a ripple and a void, she releases her rounded pearls to skitter outward and bathe you in loneliness.

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Clarke and the Himselfs

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 Clarke and the Himselfs is the sonically extended portion of Clarke Aleksandr Howell. What originally began with multi-track records, transmographied into the full band it is today, with Howell using the drums, guitar, his voice, and no loops, creating catchy, dark, powerful sounds that are supported ultimately by the gravity of the […]

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Dear Mr. Henshaw

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 Dear Mr. Henshaw is the new solo project from Mike Surber (of Sons of Guns andFast Man). The acoustic guitar lays on a bed of stomp box percussion and ethereal string echoes. The lyrics are a shoebox full of old love letters and dirty pictures. It’s an intense and gentle one-man show. […]

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EOFF Sneak Peek • Program Release

 Pass Sale & Auction • September 21 Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited to present it’s seventh annual program October 20-22 and we’re rolling it all out Wednesday September 21! The event will feature some great appetizers and complimentary drinks while you explore details about this year’s powerful and dynamic film and music programming as well […]

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