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Tyson Meade - Tomorrow in Progress


Rock

Joshua Boydston

Tyson Meade has nothing to prove.

He might not be a household name (outside of his home state of Oklahoma, at least), but his influence on the scope of alternative music is just as indelible as that of Lou Reed, David Bowie or Morrissey.

 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Live ’stock

What started as a small gathering coordinated by a local photographer has evolved into Schwarzstock, a full-fledged local music extravaganza.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Schwarzstock
Friday-Saturday
The 40
3700 N. Cimarron Rd., Yukon
stubwire.com 
$20-$30
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

For the sake of the song

Okemah native John Fullbright started writing music with his listeners in mind. Two albums and a Grammy nomination later, he is finally connecting with them — a lot of them.


Music

Joshua Boydston

John Fullbright with Tom Skinner and Michael Fracasso

7:30 p.m. Saturday

UCO Mitchell Hall Theater 

100 N. University Drive, Edmond

ticketstorm.com

974-2000

$15-$25

 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Deus Eyeslow - Lyrical Voodoo


Hip Hop/Rap

Joshua Boydston
Oklahoma has long been viewed as a mecca for songwriters and hell on earth for rappers. But that’s not necessarily the case, certainly not as of late.
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Pussy galore

Socially aware and feminist-tinged hardcore act Perfect Pussy became a musical phenomenon overnight.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Perfect Pussy with Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Green Dreams and Sex Snobs

8 p.m. Monday

The Conservatory

8911 N. Western Ave.

conservatoryokc.com

607-4805

$8-10

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Chicka-shades of greatness

Playing for unusually large crowds in its early days helped prep Chickasha’s Anti-Mortem for the hard-rock spotlight.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Anti-Mortem with Everybody Panic!, Anialas and Killer Ghandi

7 p.m. Friday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$12-15

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Grouplovin’ it

Given the unlikely circumstances under which it formed, tightly woven indie pop outfit Grouplove quite literally embodies its name.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$22-$24

 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

IndianGiver - Understudies


Indie

Joshua Boydston
There’s a difference between being derivative and being inspired by something, a line a lot of artists can’t seem to find — or at least don’t care to.
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Frndz with benefits

Austin indie rock outfit Boyfrndz hit some bumps in the road earlier this year, but the band’s communal spirit remains intact.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Dustin Prinz - Eleven


Pop

Joshua Boydston
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.
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Darkened tones

Alt-metal titans Chevelle are no strangers to gothic melodrama. But on its seventh full-length album, the trio gets even darker.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Chevelle with Nothing More and Middle Class Rut

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$24-$29

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

High heaven

Sludgy scuzz-rock trio Glow God only recently stormed onto the local scene, but it’s already making seriously heavy waves.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Glow God with Weed, Feral Future and Power Pyramid

7 p.m. Friday

Capitol House

$5

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Reverential rock

Ageless psychobilly icon Reverend Horton Heat plans to just keep on rockin’ and a-rollin’.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Reverend Horton Heat with Nekromantix and Deke Dickerson

7 p.m. Tuesday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$15

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

X marks the spot

Blissed-out Texans Pure X found their groove with Angel, the band’s third full-length record.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Pure X with M. Geddes Gengras

8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9

The Conservatory

8911 N. Western Ave.

conservatoryokc.com

607-4805

$8

 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

'Throe'-back songs

Tulsa singer-songwriter John Moreland endured personal and musical adversity before finding his true self.


Music

Joshua Boydston

John Moreland with Tyler Hopkins and Jake Morisse

8 p.m. Tuesday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$8

 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
 
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