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New ear’s day

2014 looks to be a big year for Oklahoma singer-songwriter J.D. McPherson as he focuses on a new record.


Music

Becky Carman

J.D. McPherson with Hayes Carll

7 p.m. Friday

Cain’s Ballroom

423 N. Main St., Tulsa

(918) 584-2306

cainsballroom.com

$20-$35

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Inside the Octo-gon

Experimental electronic band The Octopus Project brings its frantic psychedelic pop back to Norman.


Music

Becky Carman

The Octopus Project with Paper Lions and Colin Nance
Wednesday, Sept. 11
8 p.m.
Opolis
113 N Crawford Ave., Norman
$12

 
Wednesday, September 4, 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

'Grease' girl

She’s still the one that we want — ooh, ooh, ooh, honey: Olivia Newton-John, of course.


Music

Becky Carman
Olivia Newton-John
9 p.m. Friday
WinStar World Casino
777 Casino Ave., Thackerville
winstarworldcasino.com
800-622-6317
$35-$55
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Freaky Friday

It’s the end of the Zoo Amp as we know it, and Oklahoma City’s own The Flaming Lips will send it out in style. And blood.


Music

Becky Carman
The Flaming Lips with Stardeath and White Dwarfs and New Fumes
5:30 p.m. Friday
OKC Zoo Amphitheatre
2011 N.E. 50th
zooamp.com
364-3700
free
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ono? Oh, yes!

The Flaming Lips’ annual New Year’s Freakout sparks with changes: a new venue, two nights and special guest Yoko Ono.


Music

Becky Carman
The Flaming Lips with Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band and more
8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center
425 E. California
ticketstorm.com
866-966-1777
$100 per night, $150 both nights

 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Chrome extension

Chrome Pony and Steven Battles make for an interesting — if baffling — local pop collaboration. They are one and the same, see ...


Music

Becky Carman
Chrome Pony with Jabee and Oilhouse
9 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951 $5
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

‘Wham,’ bam!

A Baltimore-based touring troupe parades through Oklahoma City with quirky humor.


Performing Arts

Becky Carman
Wham City Comedy Tour
9 p.m. Tuesday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
$8 advance, $10 door
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Auss-ome

Compared to Peter Gabriel and Dave Matthews Band, Australia’s The Wishing Well hopes to make a name for itself in these United States.


Music

Becky Carman
The Wishing Well
Saturday
Belle Isle Restaurant & Brewing Company
50 Penn Place
belleislerestaurant.com
840-1911
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

‘Special’ performance

Could it be ... Satan? No, it’s Dana Carvey.


Performing Arts

Becky Carman

Dana Carvey
9 p.m. Friday
Winstar World Casino, Thackerville
1-800-622-6317
$35-$55

 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Hey! Dodo this

Their namesake may be extinct, but indie act The Dodos have a long-term plan for sticking around. It involves saying ‘no.’


Music

Becky Carman

The Dodos with The Luyas and Deerpeople

6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Oklahoma Memorial Union
900 Asp, Norman
cac.ou.edu

free
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Stretch Marx

Eighties popster Richard Marx stays relevant by reworking his past hits and writing new ones for other artists.


Music

Becky Carman
Richard Marx|
8 p.m. Friday
Choctaw Casino
Grant, 800-585-3737
$25-$45

8 p.m. Saturday
Choctaw Event Center
Durant, 800-585-3737
$34.50-$50

 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Ryan's hope

Those songs that put local rocker Ryan Lindsey on the map? He doesn’t play those anymore, so he made some new ones instead.


Music

Becky Carman
Ryan Lindsey with OK Sweetheart
8 p.m. Tuesday
Opolis, 113 n. Crawford, Norman
Opolis.org, 820-0951
$8-$10
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Beau bridges

Singer/songwriter Beau Jennings turns childhood inspiration by Will Rogers into a documentary film and companion album.


Music

Becky Carman

Beau Jennings with Ryan Lindsey
7 p.m. Saturday
The Chouse, 717 W. Boyd, Norman
596-5146
$10

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Kids at the Bar turn a fun project into a near-full-time one


Music

Becky Carman
For four years, Robotic Wednesdays has perfected the art of the electronic remix, giving locals a midweek reason to imbibe, gyrate and sweat together.
 
Thursday, October 28, 2010
 
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