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Planting the seed

“We think about it as a team,” she said. “Watching so many bands for so long and standing in the audience, I was like, ‘I want to try that.’ After playing by yourself for so many years and seeing what level you can reach with so many musicians coming in, you pretty much have to.
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Commercial rock

Center of the Universe Festival featuring Capital Cities, Young The Giant, AWOLNATION & more
Friday-Saturday
Downtown Tulsa 
centeroftheuniversefestival.com 
$35-$50 

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Mack truckin’

Swizzymack
9 p.m. Friday 
Kamp’s Lounge 
1310 NW 25th St. 
lndrnrs.com 
819-6004 
$10-$15 

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Chevy cruisin’

Chevy Woods with Kevin Gates & more
9 p.m. Sunday 
Vibe Night Club 
227 SW 25th St. 
$20-$40 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0

Rock steady

Tesla
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road 
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission 

07/16/2014 | Comments 0
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Various artists - Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway: The Woody Guthrie Tribute Tour


None August 14th, 2008

GUTHRIE

Music Road Records

A take-home version of the celebrated 2003 Woody Guthrie tribute tour, this outstanding double-disc release is filled with covers of, dedications to and songs inspired by Oklahoma folk hero Woody Guthrie, all performed live.

The "Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway" tour was organized by Austin, Texas, singer/songwriter Jimmy LaFave, the disc's producer, who contributes several songs to the album, including LaFave's live staple "Down in Oklahoma Hills," as well as a stellar take on Guthrie's poem "Deportee."

Several well-known folk performers like Eliza Gilkyson, Ellis Paul, Slaid Cleaves, Michael Fracasso and Guthrie's granddaughter Sara Lee Guthrie share the mic in a collective version of the classic "This Train Is Bound for Glory." The group also joins for "This Land Is Your Land," "Lonesome Valley" and "Going Down the Road."

The live recordings sound great and, most notably, the disc is narrated by red dirt legend and recent Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame inductee Bob Childers, who died in late April.

"”Joe Wertz

 
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