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Chug along

With 11 albums and 1,000-plus shows behind it, Last Train Home pulls into town to deliver more folk rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Last Train Home
7 p.m. Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$15-$20

 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Parker Millsap and Michael Rose — Palisade


Folk

Joshua Boydston
Fledgling singer-songwriter and Purcell native Parker Millsap builds quite a foundation with stand-up bassist Michael Rose on their debut, Palisade. From the sounds of it, a monumental career is in the works.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Local gem

With laser focus, Crystal Vision aims to remix the city sound scene into one more open to electronic music’s aural array.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Crystal Vision with EOTO
9 p.m. Sunday
Will Rogers Theatre
4322 N. Western
willrogerstheatre.com
604-3015
$15-$30
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

All is ’bright

Proclaimed Jimmy Webb, 'John Fullbright will be a household name in American music.' Who are we to argue? America, meet Woody Guthrie’s heir apparent.


Music

Joshua Boydston
John Fullbright
8 p.m. Thursday-Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com
524-0738
$20
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Brush with noise

All Paintscratcher wants is for Oklahoma City to take a whiff of its hardcore coat.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Paintscratcher with Weekend Nachos, Dead in the Dirt and Viduus
8 p.m. Friday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$7
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Admirals — Admirals


Indie

Joshua Boydston
With its self-titled debut EP, it’s not hard to see Stillwater rock outfit Admirals wears its influences on its sleeve.
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Norman, rock well

Portugal invades Norman — along with 200 other musicians across all genres — for three days of totally free tunes.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Norman Music Festival 5
Thursday-Saturday
downtown Norman
normanmusicfestival.com
free
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

'Chicken Fried' dudes

What can brown do for you? When it’s the Zac Brown Band, plenty.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Zac Brown Band with Nic Cowan
7 p.m. Thursday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
602-8700
$32.95-$86.25
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

You say Hello

Power pop powers up the Norman outdoors with a free concert from Hellogoodbye.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Hellogoodbye with Big Jug Doug
8 p.m. Friday
Oklahoma Memorial Union
900 Asp, Norman
ou.edu/upb
free
 
Friday, April 20, 2012

Cake boss

In ditching its record label to start its own, Cake gets to have its cake and eat it, too.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Cake
8 p.m. Saturday
Diamond Ballroom
8001 S. Eastern
diamondballroom.net
677-9169
$29-$34
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Yay, it's Record Store Day!

Saturday is Christmas for vinyl lovers.


Music

Joshua Boydston

The third Saturday of every April has become a hallowed day for those who worship in the house of vinyl. It marks Record Store Day, started in 2008 to celebrate independent record shops worldwide with exclusive releases.

 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Puff piece

Big Okie Doom helps fire up a hard-hitting lineup at 420 Fest. Rock ’em if you’ve got ’em!


Music

Joshua Boydston
420 Fest with Big Okie Doom, Texas Hippie Coalition and more
7:30 p.m. Friday
Oklahoma City Limits
4801 S. Eastern
oclimits.com
619-3939
$13-$15
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Beat it

No doubt you have The English Beat to thank for ska. Repay the pioneers by watching them rock Bricktown along with 80 student bands.


Music

Joshua Boydston
ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown with The English Beat, Colour Revolt, Horse Thief and more
5 p.m. Thursday-2 a.m. Friday
across Bricktown
acm-uco.com
974-4700
free
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Ray of might

A re-energized Sleepy Sun shines on with more focused doses of psychedelic rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Sleepy Sun with White Hills and The Gentle Art of Floating
8 p.m. Sunday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com
607-4805
$8-$10
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Still urgent

No 'Head Games' at work here: Foreigner works hard to stay relevant. Having all those hit single sure helps.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Foreigner with The Motels
7 p.m. Friday
Lucky Star Casino
7777 N. Highway 81, Concho
luckystarcasino.org
262-7612
$37.50-$90
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
 
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