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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Country

Willie do it?


Music

Chris Parker
‘1000 Miles Away’ and Willie Stradlin’s still counting — on being your favorite country rock band.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Jack Rowdy - Jack Rowdy


Country

Stephen Carradini
Jack Rowdy’s self-titled album features a diverse array of subgenres within modern country.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Morgan road


Music

Joshua Boydston
Crooner Kylie Morgan is plotting a path to country stardom, and she’s only 15.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Hayes’ code

How did Hayes Carll earn ‘next big thing’ status? By doing the kind of country Willie Nelson used to do.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Hayes Carll with Shovels & Rope
8 p.m. Friday Wormy Dog Saloon
311 E. Sheridan
WormyDog.com, 601-6276
$12
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Russell’s brand

Tom Russell forces his way out of the constricting Americana box, preferring to let his songs speak for themselves.


Music

Chris Parker

Tom Russell
8 p.m. Thursday
The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley
BlueDoorOKC.com, 524-0738 |
$25 advance, $30 door

 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Reckoning

Now that it’s found long-term success as an ‘Austin band,’ the Oregon-grown Reckless Kelly isn’t about to alter its alt-country sound.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Reckless Kelly
8 p.m. Saturday
Wormy Dog Saloon, 311 E. Sheridan
WormyDog.com 601-6276 $15

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

‘Strong’ songstress

While most college students are concentrating on passing classes, Brittany Davis scored a win in a national country music contest.


Music

Emily Hopkins
Oklahoma City University junior Brittany Davis used her powerful vocals and country charm to wow Nashville — and voters across the nation — in a recent singing challenge co-sponsored by cable channel CMT and the Gwyneth Paltrow film “Country Strong."
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Kernel records

An Oklahoma History Center exhibit celebrates ‘Hee Haw’ as it traces the TV show’s roots to the Sooner State.


Visual Arts

Charles Martin
Any bona fide Okie has spent more than one weekend hour with the iconic, corny, country humor of “Hee Haw.”
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Hear this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Catch country musician Kevin Fowler Saturday at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
 
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