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Paul revered

After folk musician Ellis Paul needed his fans’ help — and got it — he’s been crafting his finest songs ever in thanks.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Ellis Paul
7 p.m. Friday
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
bluedoorokc.com, 524-0738
$20 advance, $25 door

 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

City folk

Long known for a rat problem, New York City can be proud of its recent infestation. That’d be alt-folk act Country Mice.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Country mice
9:53 p.m. Saturday
Blue Note Lounge
2408 N. Robinson
thebluenotelounge.com, 600-1166
$5

 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Papal state

Smoke ’em if you’ve got ’em! Smoking Popes do. Having survived the alt-rock fallout, they ironically enjoy playing to audiences more now than the ’90s.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Smoking Popes with The Fellowship Students and They Stay Dead
8 p.m. Tuesday
The Conservatory
8911 N. Western
conservatoryokc.com, 607-4805
$10
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

No bull

Get tempted by the flavors of Spain at this unique, enticing Bricktown restaurant.


Restaurant Reviews

Joshua Boydston
Bolero Spanish Grill & Tapas Bar faced many uncertainties when it opened in late 2009, and by that, I mean people uncertain of what tapas were.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Ware it’s at

Often a session player, guitarist Terry ‘Buffalo’ Ware takes center stage Sunday in a free concert for ‘Summer Breeze.’


Music

Joshua Boydston
Terry “Buffalo” Ware and The Shambles
7:30 p.m. Sunday
Lions Park
400 S. Flood, Norman
pasnorman.org, 307-9320
Free
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Yes men

‘Come Sail Away’ as two prog-rock icons, Styx and Yes, prove they’re still ‘One for the Ages.’


Music

Joshua Boydston
Styx with Yes
5:30 p.m. Saturday
OKC Zoo Amphitheatre
2101 N.E. 50th
zooamp.com, 364-3700
$41.75-$119.75


 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

ROUTE 66

Lost route


Features

Joshua Boydston
It seems that only on the rarest of occasions could you be separated by such a small distance, yet feel worlds apart.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Switch on

The guys of Switchfoot pray you’ll move your feet to Frontier City for their blessed brand of hard rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Switchfoot
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Bam!

Maria Bamford brings her self-deprecating humor to City Arts Center.


Performing Arts

Joshua Boydston
Maria Bamford with Jackie Kashian, James Draper and Zach Smith
7 p.m. Friday City Arts Center
3000 General Pershing
cityartscenter.org
951-0000
$22 Advance, $25 Door
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Color of blight

With heavy riffs, self-medication and talks of sacrifice, you’re forgiven for thinking Rainbows Are Free originates from the swaggering ’70s.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Rainbows Are Free with Woebegone and Spank
9 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford, Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$9
 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
 
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