Saturday 19 Apr
 
 

Dustin Prinz - Eleven

Few musicians take the time to master their instrument in the way that Oklahoma City singer-songwriter Dustin Prinz has; he’s a guitar virtuoso in every sense of the word, and Eleven gives him the chance to show just how far he can push that skill.
04/15/2014 | Comments 0

Horse Thief – Fear in Bliss

Listening to Horse Thief’s previous release — the haphazardly melodramatic Grow Deep, Grow Wild — felt like a chore. Whatever potential the Oklahoma City folk-pop act demonstrated on the EP was obscured behind a formulaic, contrived and ultimately hollow cloud. But it at least offered a glimmer of promise for a band consisting of, frankly, five pretty talented dudes. Critics saw it; the band’s management saw it; its current label, Bella Union, saw it; and its increasingly fervid fan base saw it.
04/08/2014 | Comments 0

Colourmusic — May You Marry Rich

There’s always a sense of danger when debuting songs in a live setting and playing them well. Without having heard the studio versions, expectations are set according to the live incarnations. But capturing the breadth of free-flowing atmosphere and sheer volume on a disc, vinyl or digital file isn’t the easiest thing to do, especially for a band as vociferous as Colourmusic.
04/01/2014 | Comments 0

Em and the MotherSuperiors — Churches into Theaters

As titles go, Churches into Theaters is an apt descriptor for the debut album from Oklahoma City rockers Em and the MotherSuperiors. It’s a reverential record, one that shares the gospel of classic rock, blues and soul but embraces the need to refashion it for modern times, channeling The Dead Weather, Grace Potter and Cage the Elephant along the way.
03/25/2014 | Comments 0

Rachel Brashear — Revolution

Rachel Brashear’s second EP, Revolution, starts with a kick to the shins.
03/18/2014 | Comments 0
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Unknown soldiers

The indie-minded men of Unknown Mortal Orchestra combat digital piracy with a tour of duty. Enlist your ears!


Music

Zach Hale
Unknown Mortal Orchestra with Foxygen and Wampire
8 p.m. Monday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

ADD it up

Norman hip-hop collective ADDverse Effects aims to take the genre back to its roots.


Music

Ryan Querbach
ADDverse Effects with Cadillac Jackson and Dare We Say Pioneers
8 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$5
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Big time

With healthy album sales and a buzz-worthy live show, electronic duo Big Gigantic lives up to its superlative name.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Big Gigantic with HeRobust and The Phoenix Bros.
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Farmers Public Market
311 S. Klein
okcfarmersmarket.com
232-6506
$18-$20
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Road to everywhere

Packing their brand of heartland acoustic music, Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road will represent Oklahoma as one of 12 acts in a global music exchange program.


Music

Rachael Cervenka
Kyle Dillingham, Oklahoma’s Musical Ambassador, said he is enthusiastic about carrying his native roots across the ocean and spreading his passion for music and diplomacy to the world.
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Cave in

After a long hibernation, Kansas City indie poppers The Caves finally break out a debut disc.


Music

Becky Carman
The Caves with Brother Bear
8 p.m. Friday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$7
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Lotus flowers

Electronic jam band Lotus opens up to focus on composition as well as cutting rugs.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Lotus with Moon Hooch and Montu
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$15-$19
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sam I am

With her brand-new album, ‘Kid Face,’ Shawnee-born Americana artist Samantha Crain decided to write what she knew: herself.


Music

Zach Hale
Samantha Crain with Parker Millsap
8 p.m. Saturday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tiger beat

Beau Jennings is A-OK with the singer-songwriter tag, now that he has The Tigers rocking out behind him.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Beau Jennings & the Tigers with Black Canyon and Matt Jewett & the Rowdy Dow
9 p.m. Saturday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Once you go Black ...

... you never go back, so get funky with the soulful sounds of Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
free
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

’Wood burning

Ramsay Midwood scorches with a flammable mix of psychedelia, country and blues. Listen with caution.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Ramsay Midwood
10 p.m. Friday
The Blue Bonnet
321 E. Main, Norman
447-2480
$5
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

In a ‘Huff’

When one of The Wurly Birds left the flock, they regrouped and released ‘Mulberry Huff,’ the OKC act’s best album yet.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Wurly Birds with Feathered Rabbit and Honeylark
9 p.m. Saturday
Kamps 1310 Lounge
1310 N.W. 25th
kamps1310lounge.com
819-6004
$5

 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Mumford’s the word!

Mumford & Sons, Magnetic Zeros to headline September music festival in Guthrie.


Music

Zach Hale
Grammy-nominated folk-rock sensations Mumford & Sons are coming to Oklahoma. The British four-piece band will perform Saturday, Sept. 7 in Guthrie as one leg of the Gentlemen of the Road tour.
 
Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Cass act

‘Partridge Family’ teen idol David Cassidy flies in to Norman, and a whole lot of loving is what he’ll be bringing. Come on, get happy!


Music

Mark Beutler
David Cassidy with Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone
8 p.m. Saturday
Riverwind Casino
1544 State Highway 9, Norman
riverwind.com
322-6000
$35-$55
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

‘Circus’ folk

Performing for millions on ‘The Voice,’ singer-songwriter Rebecca Loebe would rather play for one room on her ‘Circus Heart’ tour.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Rebecca Loebe
7 p.m. Thursday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Music explosion

True to its name, Diarrhea Planet lets loose with a forceful barrage of pop-influenced punk. Don’t even try to stop it.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Diarrhea Planet with Cosmostanza and The Pizza Thieves
8 p.m. Monday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$6
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
 
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