Upbeat American folk music on fiddle, guitar, and banjo. Equally at home on the stage or around the campfire, our sets include old-time Appalachian and traditional Irish fiddle tunes mixed with modern and original folk songs.
The band has performed for special bar events and fundraisers as well as wedding receptions, ceremonies, and corporate parties and events.
We have performed at events thrown by R.E.I. Inc., Jack Daniel's, The Outdoor Project, The Freshwater Trust, Columbia Sportswear, Skout Backcountry, the Bend Marathon, and Daybreak Racing.
Please contact us to see how we can tailor our music to your event.
Professional, hard working band that lifts the room.
Response from Outbound Traveler:
Thanks so much for having us Shauna. We had a great time and glad we could get your crew up and dancing. Happy New Year!
I've loved seeing Outbound Traveler around town, their music is fun and great for events. dI booked them for one of my events and they were super great to work with, made everything easy and they did a great job. They got many people up and dancing and I received positive feedback from the audience and coworkers. Their style is versatile and appeals to everyone. Really great as a main focus for an event but also great as some added entertainment. I have them booked for my next event 4/2018 and I can't wait to work with them again!
Outbound Traveler is not only an amazing band, they are also wonderful people.
From the onset of communication through payment for the gig, Outbound Traveler was extremely communicative, polite, and always answered my numerous questions in a timely manner. During the event, they played beautifully, engaged with the audience, and imbued the 3 hour time slot with upbeat and vivacious energy that I in large part credit the success of our fundraiser to. In terms of musicality, they communicate very well with each other, have a large repertoire, are incredibly well rehearsed and don't miss a beat (pun intended). Their ability to be extremely flexible with the loose schedule I provided them was so helpful. I received so many comments from guests regarding the professionalism, stage presence and talent of the band.
On top of their amazing talent and energy, they are such kind and easygoing people. They made an incredibly generous donation to our fundraiser, and took the time to understand the mission of our organization rather than treating the event like just another gig. I cannot recommend Outbound Traveler highly enough. Our staff still talk about how much they loved their music, and we are so excited to hire them for future events.
Price Range: Starting at $300
Gig Length: 45 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
Our band is comfortable being a feature performance or serving as background music for any event. Our members have performed for tiny house concerts to festival stages and can play everything from slower Irish waltzes for walking down the aisle to rousing traditional mountain music for square dances. Performances can include songs or can be completely instrumental.
We have an easygoing style that works well for informal and rustic events and we can provide our own sound equipment if desired.
Past Booked Events
|December 21, 2018 • 5:30pm - 8:00pm||Christmas Party|
|September 15, 2018 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Butteville Store|
|September 02, 2018 • 5:00pm - 10:00pm||Private Event|
|June 23, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Outdoor Project Summer Tour - Portland, OR|
|April 22, 2018 • 11:00am - 3:00pm||Crow's Feet Commons - Bend, OR|
|April 21, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Butteville Store|
|March 17, 2018 • 8:30pm - 10:30pm||TC O'Leary's|
|March 17, 2018 • 5:30pm - 7:30pm||McMenamin's Edgefield - Little Red Shed|
|December 16, 2017 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Lincoln City Cultural Center|
|December 15, 2016 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||O'Neills Irish Pub|
|December 09, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Girasole Restaurant and Bar|
We have hundreds of traditional tunes from the American Appalachian fiddle and banjo traditions as well as hours of Irish tunes we can perform.
We know a large number of modern, ancient, and original folk songs as well.
Please let us know if you have any special requests.
If sound equipment is requested, please provide a reliable power source and three-prong type of outlet at the stage area.
Please have the stage area free and ready for set up a minimum of one hour before the performance is to begin.
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