OKGazette.com - Music http://www.okgazette.com/oklahoma/articles.sec-124-1-music.html <![CDATA[Norman rock well - In honor of Norman Music Festival's seventh installment, here are five out-of-state bands to check out, based on your beverage of choice.]]>

Norman Music Festival

6 p.m.-2 a.m. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and noon-2 a.m. Saturday

Downtown Norman

normanmusicfestival.com

Free

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<![CDATA[Grouplovin’ it - Given the unlikely circumstances under which it formed, tightly woven indie pop outfit Grouplove quite literally embodies its name.]]>

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$22-$24

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<![CDATA[Hear and now - A growing nonprofit organization battles childhood deafness with a universal language: music.]]>

Hear the Music Tour with The Warren Brothers and Lance Miller

6-10 p.m. Friday

Rodeo Opry

2221 Exchange Ave.

songsforsound.com

$35-$50

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<![CDATA[Saddle up - Arguably Oklahoma City’s fastest-rising musical outfit, Horse Thief battles anxiety and mounting expectations as it preps its debut album. ]]>

Horse Thief with Deerpeople and Pageantry

8:30 p.m. Friday

ACM@UCO Performance Lab

329 E. Sheridan Ave.

acm-uco.com

974-4700

$5-$8

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<![CDATA[Odyssey of the mind - Lineup reshuffling and a renewed musical outlook has Jacob Fred Jazzy Odyssey creatively inspired.]]>

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey 

with Culture Cinematic and ADDverse Effects

9 p.m. Friday

Twisted Root Gallery

3012 N. Walker Ave.

twistedrootgallery.com

208-4288

$10

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<![CDATA[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.]]>

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

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<![CDATA[Bricktown rocks - COVER STORY: Students and stars are set to perform at ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown music festival.]]> See full schedule, venues and more coverage in the ACM@UCO pull-out section in this week's print issue on stands now and online, here. Learn more online at okgazette.com.]]> <![CDATA[Sporting goods - Denton-based punk throwbacks Bad Sports have the sounds of decades past in their blood.]]>

Bad Sports with Lotta Tuff, Community Pools and Trash Pops

10 p.m. Friday

VZD’s Restaurant & Club

4200 N. Western Ave.

vzds.com

524-4203

$5

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<![CDATA[Darkened tones - Alt-metal titans Chevelle are no strangers to gothic melodrama. But on its seventh full-length album, the trio gets even darker.]]>

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

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<![CDATA[High heaven - Sludgy scuzz-rock trio Glow God only recently stormed onto the local scene, but it’s already making seriously heavy waves.]]>

Glow God with Weed, Feral Future and Power Pyramid

7 p.m. Friday

Capitol House

$5

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<![CDATA[Horse Thief — Little Dust - Local indie-folk band debuted a new single from its highly anticipated forthcoming album.]]>
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<![CDATA[Sleighing the dragon - Despite their improbable rise in fame, noise pop maximalists Sleigh Bells are focusing on what’s next.]]>

Sleigh Bells

8 p.m. Saturday

East Union Lawn

University of Oklahoma

900 Asp Avenue, Norman

Free

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<![CDATA[Reverential rock - Ageless psychobilly icon Reverend Horton Heat plans to just keep on rockin’ and a-rollin’.]]>

Reverend Horton Heat with Nekromantix and Deke Dickerson

7 p.m. Tuesday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$15

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<![CDATA[X marks the spot - Blissed-out Texans Pure X found their groove with <i>Angel</i>, the band’s third full-length record.]]>

Pure X with M. Geddes Gengras

8 p.m. Wednesday, April 9

The Conservatory

8911 N. Western Ave.

conservatoryokc.com

607-4805

$8

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<![CDATA[Mayhem sets OKC date with Korn, Ice T and more - ]]> <![CDATA[Flaming trips - The Flaming Lips release new music for your dorm room.]]> Remember when you found out that Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon synced perfectly with The Wizard of Oz? Trippy, huh? In a new black-light dorm room adventure, The Flaming Lips have provided yet another layer to absorb all that pot smoke, Flaming Side of the Moon.]]> <![CDATA[21 Grahams - In the midst of a capricious reinvention, singer-songwriter Graham Colton is pushing himself into unfamiliar territory.]]>

Graham Colton with Sherree Chamberlain

7 p.m. Saturday

Bricktown Music Hall

104 Flaming Lips Alley

bricktownmusichall.com

600-6092

$12-$17

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<![CDATA['Throe'-back songs - Tulsa singer-songwriter John Moreland endured personal and musical adversity before finding his true self.]]>

John Moreland with Tyler Hopkins and Jake Morisse

8 p.m. Tuesday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$8

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<![CDATA[Higher ground - Vertically blessed Oklahoma act Lower 40 is quickly ascending the regional country music ladder.]]>

Lower 40 with Blackberry Smoke and The Delta Saints

7 p.m. Thursday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$16-$19

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<![CDATA[In the saddle - Buffalo Rodeo holds on tight in its commitment to building relationships with its own music and its fans.]]>

Buffalo Rodeo with Indian Giver

9 p.m. Thursday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

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