It took only minutes after the May 20 tornado lifted for musicians across the state to volunteer their talents to Moore relief efforts. Here are a few benefit concerts on the horizon.
Some of Oklahoma’s best and brightest — including JD McPherson pictured, Evangelicals, Taddy Porter, Beau Jennings & the Tigers, Parker Millsap, ADDverse Effects and more — will be performing at Music 4 Moore at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center, 300 E. Main.
Shoegaze and punk acts Power Pyramid, Glow God, Found Footage and Little Bear perform at 8 p.m. May 30 at The Blue Note, 2408 N. Robinson.
Shawnee folk songstress Samantha Crain’s tour kickoff with indie rockers Tallows and Sherree Chamberlain will benefit tornado victims. The show is at 9 p.m. May 30 at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford, Norman.
The Peace Love & Goodwill Benefit features folk stars John Fullbright, Tony Lucca, Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons, Matt Duke, Shane Henry, Maggie McClure and Kyle Reid now will donate proceeds to tornado relief. The show is 6:30 p.m. June 8 at Chevy Bricktown Events Center. At 7:30 p.m. June 7 at the same venue, bluesman Kenny Wayne Shepherd has turned his concert into a benefit.
Red Dirt’s Bo Phillips Band will perform June 8 at Arbuckle Ballroom in Davis, Exit 55.
Donations for a storm victim will be taken a performance by electro-weirdos Vulgar Fashion with Depth & Current and Quilted Cherry Podium at 9 p.m. June 14 at Opolis, 113 N. Crawford. —Joshua Boydston