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Honey, I quit the band

Two married members of alt-country’s Green Corn Revival now pursue ‘folk-rock noir’ as Honeylark.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Honeylark with The Town and County War
10 p.m. Friday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$5
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Jon Lyle Williams and the Bravest Retreat — Jon Lyle Williams and the Bravest Retreat


Rock

Joshua Boydston
Who doesn’t miss the music the ’90s brought? It was heartfelt, catchy, soulful and universally accessible — everything popular music isn’t now.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Harp dreams

Self-described Okie songstress Camille Harp stretches out of her comfort zone to let in a 'Little Bit of Light.'


Music

Joshua Boydston
Camille Harp and John Calvin
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Lions Park
400 S. Flood, Norman
pasnorman.org
307-9320
free
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Childish melodies

As long as audiences cry out for their power pop, Forever the Sickest Kids don’t wanna grow up.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Forever the Sickest Kids with Plug In Stereo, Paradise Fears and At Long Last
6 p.m. Thursday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$15-$17
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Extra-strength EDM

Top house DJ Kaskade delivers mixes of electronic dance music that shine and sparkle.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Kaskade with Fareoh and Squirt D
7 p.m. Thursday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$31-$36
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

News ease

Picture this: Huey Lewis and the News, once giants of 1980s radio, remain relevant simply by workin’ for a livin’.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Huey Lewis and the News with Joe Cocker
7:30 p.m. Thursday
OKC Zoo Amphitheatre
2011 N.E. 50th
zooamp.com
364-3700
$42-$125
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Chelsey Cope — A Deeper Root


Folk

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma has no shortage of talented female singer-songwriters, and with A Deeper Root, you can add Tulsa native and Oklahoma City-based musician Chelsey Cope to the ranks.
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

All in the family

The siblings of Eisley believe in making music a family affair.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Eisley with Merriment and The Antler Thief
8 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$13-$15
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

More than a fan

Tommy DeCarlo is living the dream by fronting his beloved Boston.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Boston
7 p.m. Saturday
Lucky Star Casino
7777 N. Highway 81, Concho
luckystarcasino.org
262-7612
$42.50-$125
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Black gold

A change in the lineup of Dallas-based Oil Boom has broadened the band’s deep well of blues and pop.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Oil Boom with Quaker City Night Hawks
9 p.m. Friday
VZD’s Restaurant & Club
4200 N. Western
vzds.com
524-4203
$5
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Everything’s Jake

Jake Germany escaped his hometown to play music and see the world — and he’s still on the adventure.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Jake Germany with Theatre Breaks Loose, Poema, The Wake Up Call and Almost Legendary
6 p.m. Tuesday
The Parish
1757 N.W. 16th
theparishokc.com
633-0454
$8-$10
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Line in the sand

Don’t you love that one Beach House song? Then Beach House doesn’t love you.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Beach House with Wild Nothing
7 p.m. Monday
Cain’s Ballroom
423 N. Main
Tulsacainsballroom.com
918-584-2306
$23-$26
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Sky high

Love it or hate it, local hardcore act Our Sky Is Falling finds that if it bleeds, it leads.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Our Sky Is Falling with Found in Atlases, Alice Awaits, So Called Savages and more
6 p.m. Saturday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$10-$12
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

A history of Violence

With just a year in business, local eardrum-busters Sonic Violence make music that’s not just good — it’s Sonic good.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Sonic Violence with Speedy Ortiz and Chud
9 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$7
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Montu — Bloom


Indie

Joshua Boydston
Being a jamtronica band, Oklahoma City act Montu is at the distinct disadvantage of playing a style of music that simply works better in a live setting than on a recording. Even so, Bloom is a solid effort that never drags — thanks to brilliant pacing any working band should note — and Montu steps over the hump, so to speak, and shows there’s no need to confine its tunes to live consumption only.
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
 
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