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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Arena

VOTD: Kanye-Z do ‘Otis’ at the VMAs

In case you were curious what two of the world’s biggest pop stars performing live for the masses looked like.

Well, this is exciting. Kanye and Jay-Z played their new hit together at the VMAs, and, despite apparently not rehearsing, they totally rocked an arena full of cheering fans (save for a certain Biebster who did not appear impressed). I think I speak for the planet when I say that it needs a “Watch the Throne” tour.

by Matt Carney 08.29.2011 2 years ago
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Holy crap, Batman!

The caped crusader swoops in for a live show in October.

In the late ’70s, I once saw Batman and Robin appear at some circus at The Myriad. It was just two nobodies in costume as part of the show, but I was a first grader and, therefore, didn’t care. I was such a Batman nut back then that when one day, when our family sheepdog was about to die, I chose to watch that afternoon’s rerun of the Adam West TV show instead of saying goodbye.

Yes, I’m heartless. This has not changed.

Now I have a heartless first grader of my own, and sure enough, he flipped when I told him that the Batman Live worldwide arena tour is coming to town. More specifically, to Chesapeake Energy Arena for eight performances, Oct. 10-14. I mean, take a look:



It’s like a mix of Cirque du Soleil, the Joel Schumacher movies and hallucinogens.

Tickets are already on sale by calling 800-745-3000. —Rod Lott

by Rod Lott 04.05.2012 2 years ago
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Barry spritzer

As effervescent as ever, Barry Manilow — the man, the legend — enjoys his '15 Minutes' of everlasting fame.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Barry Manilow
7:30 p.m. Saturday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
602-8700
$9.99-$129.99

 

 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bros before woes

While their songs may not always sound full of glee, The Avett Brothers embrace their ever-increasing audience.


Music

Joshua Boydston
The Avett Brothers
8 p.m. Friday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
602-8700
$35-$39.75
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Foreign Home — How Strange the Night


Indie

Joshua Boydston
Arena-ready indie rock sounds like a bit of a contradiction, but with bands like The Black Keys, Muse and Kings of Leon all headlining the biggest venues in town, the weird subspace is here to stay.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Knight watch

Batman soars into Oklahoma City to deliver a little BAM! POW! OOF! in an action-packed, effects-laden stage show.


Performing Arts

Rod Lott
Batman Live
7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
800-745-3000
$19.50-$69.50
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Back in black

For the band Gooding, the rock ’n’ roll lifestyle isn’t just about the music. It’s also about the Benjamins.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Gooding with All About a Bubble
9 p.m. Saturday
Oklahoma City Limits
4801 S. Eastern
oclimits.com
619-3939
$8
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Jingle bell prog rock

Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s latest holiday outing rolls through town like a symphonic blizzard.


Music

Louis Fowler
Trans-Siberian Orchestra
3 and 8 p.m. Saturday
Chesapeake Energy Arena
100 W. Reno
chesapeakearena.com
602-8700
$30.50-$70.50
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
 
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