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List of Famous Bands from Eugene

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List of Eugene bands, listed by their level of fame. This Eugene musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Eugene bands are included, as well as many Eugene musicians of underground status. This list of Eugene musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Eugene bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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    Mat Kearney

    Hip hop music, Christian music

    AlbumsCity of Black & White, Bullet, Nothing Left to Lose, The Chicago EP, Young Love

    Mathew William Kearney (; born December 1, 1978) is an American musician born in Eugene, Oregon, now based in Nashville, Tennessee. Kearney has received critical acclaim and widespread recognition...  more

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    Corin Tucker

    Riot grrrl, Alternative rock

    Albums1,000 Years, Kill My Blues

    Corin Lisa Tucker (born November 9, 1972, in Eugene, Oregon) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for her work with rock band Sleater-Kinney. Prior to forming Sleater-Kinney,...  more

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    Cherry Poppin' Daddies

    Ska punk, Third-wave of ska

    AlbumsSoul Caddy, Ferociously Stoned, Kids on the Street, White Teeth, Black Thoughts

    The Cherry Poppin' Daddies are an American swing and ska band established in Eugene, Oregon, in 1989. Formed by singer-songwriter Steve Perry and bassist Dan Schmid, the band has experienced numerous...  more

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    Tracy Bonham

    Post-grunge, Alternative rock

    AlbumsBlink the Brightest, The Burdens of Being Upright, Down Here, Masts of Manhatta, The Liverpool Sessions

    Tracy Bonham (born March 16, 1967) is an American alternative rock musician, best known for her 1996 single "Mother Mother". Raised in Eugene, Oregon, Bonham is a classically trained violinist and...  more
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    Shawn McDonald

    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music

    AlbumsRoots, Double Take - Shawn McDonald, Focal Point, Ripen, Simply Nothing

    Shawn Michael McDonald (born September 4, 1977) is a Contemporary Christian music (CCM) singer, songwriter and guitarist....  more
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    The Visible Men

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsLove:30, In Socks Mode

    The Visible Men are an American rock band formed in 1999, consisting of Dustin Lanker, Dan Schmid, Jordan Glenn and later Jimi Russel....  more
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    Ethno jazz, New Age music

    AlbumsOregon, Music of Another Present Era, Ecotopia, In Stride, Distant Hills

    Oregon is an American jazz and world music group, originally formed in 1971 by Ralph Towner, Paul McCandless, Glen Moore, and Collin Walcott....  more
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    Susan Raye


    AlbumsL.A. International Airport/25 Great Songs, 16 Greatest Hits

    Susan Raye (born October 8, 1944, Eugene, Oregon) is an American country music singer. She enjoyed great popularity during the early and mid-1970s, and chalked up seven top-10 and 19 top-40 country...  more
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    White Hot Odyssey

    Rock music, Glam punk

    AlbumsWhite Hot Odyssey

    White Hot Odyssey is an American hard rock band formed in Eugene, Oregon in 2002 by Cherry Poppin' Daddies vocalist Steve Perry and guitarist Jason Moss, along with musicians Mark Rogers, Ed Cole and...  more
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    Justin Meldal-Johnsen

    Rock music, Industrial rock
    Justin Meldal-Johnsen (born March 26, 1970 in Eugene, Oregon) is an American producer, songwriter, bassist, multi-instrumentalist and musical director, best known for his work with Beck, Nine Inch...  more
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    The Surf Trio

    Surf rock, Surf music

    AlbumsForbidden Sounds, Safari in a Living Graveyard, Curse of the Surf Trio

    The Surf Trio was a surf rock band based in Eugene, Oregon which formed in 1984....  more
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    Doom metal, Stoner rock

    AlbumsThe Unreal Never Lived, Elaborations of Carbon, The Illusion of Motion, Atma, Catharsis

    YOB is a doom metal band from Eugene, Oregon, composed of Aaron Rieseberg, Travis Foster and Mike Scheidt. YOB was founded by the vocalist/guitarist Mike Scheidt in 1996. The original YOB was Scheidt...  more
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    Cletis Carr

    Blues-rock, Folk rock
    Cletis Carr (born August 4, 1959) is a singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer. Carr was a founder of the Pacific Northwest 1970s new wave music band Sneakers before embarking on a solo...  more
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    Rock music, Heavy metal

    AlbumsSink, Angels in the Flesh and Devils in the Bone, Glyph, Alter, Burning Sosobra

    Floater is an American rock band currently based in Portland, Oregon. The band was started in 1993 by Robert Wynia, Peter Cornett and David Amador. They are known for their progressive concept...  more
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    Punk rock, Indie rock

    AlbumsDismantle, All American Girl, Adickdid

    Adickdid was an all-female American indie punk band started in the early 1990s in Eugene, Oregon by Kaia Wilson Nalini Deedee Cheriel and Sara Shelton Bellum. Their first single "All American Girl"...  more
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    New Wave, Dance-punk

    AlbumsSceneboy EP, Spin EP, Ready 2 <3

    Aerodrone is an American electro-rock band from Eugene, Oregon, that was founded in 2005 by Gary Zon. Aerodrone is a mix between new wave, rock, and electro, and are heavily influenced by both rock...  more
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    Rock 'n' Roll Soldiers

    Rock music

    AlbumsSo Many Musicians to Kill, Rock'n'Roll Soldiers European Edition, The Two EPs, The High School Sessions

    The Rock n Roll Soldiers are a rock band from Eugene, Oregon. Its members are: Marty Larson-Xu, Oliver Brown, and Evan Sernoffsky. Their sound has been described as "skuzzy, sleazy punk tailored for...  more
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    Skate punk, Punk rock

    AlbumsSpeed Is Relative

    Cigar was an American punk rock band from Eugene, Oregon, and, later, San Diego, California. Cigar was formed in 1996, discovered by Fletcher Dragge of the band Pennywise and signed to Theologian...  more
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    Oregon Mozart Players

    Classical music
    Oregon Mozart Players is a professional chamber orchestra based in Eugene, Oregon, United States. The orchestra presents five concert sets in a typical season, in addition to numerous small ensemble...  more
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    Eugene Concert Choir

    Classical music
    Eugene Concert Choir is a 501 non-profit choral organization based in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It consists of two mixed-voice choruses: the 100-member Eugene Concert Choir, and the...  more
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    Eugene Symphony

    Classical music
    The Eugene Symphony is an American orchestra based in Eugene, Oregon. Its home venue is the Silva Concert Hall at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. Approximately 27,000 people attend Eugene...  more