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Evolution theory

Folksinger Sarah Jaffe ditched diary-style exposition for more purposeful songwriting, and the end result 'Wins.'


Music

Joshua Boydston
Sarah Jaffe with Secret Colours and Sherree Chamberlain
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$8-$10
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

To the ’core

Looking for a local hardcore band with balls? Well, bud, meet Chud.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Chud with Dangerous Boys Club and Shattered Fixtures
8:30 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$6
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

So and so good

No need to go nuclear, now that Nuclear is coming to you — the uncompromising Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s, that is.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s with Dinosaur Feathers and Whispertown
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$12-$14
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Young restless

Now towering with success after toiling for years, Young the Giant isn’t about to take a break.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Young the Giant with Civil Twilight
7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$14-$17
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The SweetWater — Moonshine


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma City rock act The SweetWater works for something wholly unique in its full-length debut, and while it’s a tall order to hone down influences as varied as Queens of the Stone Age, Black Crowes and Alice in Chains, the band does an admirable job of it with Moonshine.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Light it up

Healthier and happier, but no less glam, The Darkness should shine among the three days and 40 bands of Rocklahoma.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Rocklahoma featuring The Darkness, Rob Zombie, Megadeth and more
Friday-Sunday
1421 W. 450, Pryor
rocklahoma.com
866-310-2288
$60-$380
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Sultan of sting

Mark Sultan doesn’t care what you think, which is all the more reason to catch his garage-punk act.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Mark Sultan with The Copperheads
9 p.m. Tuesday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com
600-1166
$8
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Dial H for Hero

In the case of Local H, the H stands for hardworking, hard-rocking and — in both sound and bond — harmonious.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Local H with Psychotic Reaction and Fablecar
8 p.m. Thursday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

You hear?

Taking risks in rock, mewithoutYou hopes you will join them.


Music

Joshua Boydston
mewithoutYou with Buried Beds and Imaginary Cities
6 p.m. Thursday
ACM@UCO Performance Lab
323 E. Sheridan
acm-uco.com
974-4700
$14-$16
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

K.C. and the sunshine grand

With a new album and a baby on the way, summer’s looking great for Okie songstress K.C. Clifford.


Music

Joshua Boydston
K.C. Clifford
8 p.m. Friday-Saturday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Key master

Eliza Rickman may tickle the ivories on a toy piano, but her sound is anything like child’s play.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Eliza Rickman
7 p.m. Saturday
Istvan Gallery
1218 N. Western
istvangallery.com
831-2874
free
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Kindest cut

Oklahoma City band Paperscissor crafts a punk-rock sound as far away from stripped-down as it can get.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Paperscissor with Horse Thief and So Called Savages
8:30 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Black Jack Gypsys — 3:1


Rock

Joshua Boydston

Oklahoma City trio The Black Jack Gypsys doesn’t engage in any rock ’n’ roll posturing in its debut EP, 3:1. It’s the real deal.

 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Hud home

Hudson Moore found the country stage, not college, to be his calling.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Spring Jam with Hudson Moore, Casey Donahew Band, Sunny Ledfurd and The Damn Quails
5:30 p.m. Saturday
Wormy Dog Saloon
311 E. Sheridan
wormydog.com
601-6276
$22-$25
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Rather chilling

While the temperature’s rising, Vacationer’s transporting your ears and mind to a cooler place. Bon voyage!


Music

Joshua Boydston
Vacationer with Tennis and Eureeka!
9 p.m. Thursday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$10-$12
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
 
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