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OKG Newsletter


Topic: swing

Slumber party

Four decades strong, the Grammy-winning Asleep at the Wheel hasn’t slowed down. Next, the country group rolls into Yukon.


Music

Joshua Boydston
Blackout Block Party with Asleep at the Wheel, Johnny Cooper and more
11 a.m. Sunday
Grady’s 66 Pub
444 W. Main, Yukon
gradys66.com
364-8789
$10-$25
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The way back home

Country king Vince Gill returns home to headline a benefit concert at Northwest Classen High School, whose stage he played as an unknown.


Music

Rod Lott
Vince Gill with The Mojo Men, Rick White and Bill Maxwell
2 p.m. Sunday
Hudson Performance Hall at Northwest Classen High School
2801 N.W. 27th
nwcfriends.org
840-2146
$50-$100
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

All that jazz

City crooner Michael Summers brings his swingin’ sounds to the UCO Jazz Lab.


Music

Louis Fowler
Michael Summers
8 p.m. Saturday
University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab
100 E. Fifth, Edmond
ucojazzlab.com
359-7989
$7
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Swing it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Now in its 41st year, Asleep at the Wheel returns to town as lively as ever. The Grammy-winning kings of Texas swing take the stage at Sooner Theatre, 101 E. Main in Norman, at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $40-$50. Call 321-9600 or visit soonertheatre.org.

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Swing it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
That lord of the jungle, Tarzan, swings into Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker, for six performances of Lyric Theatre’s production of the Disney/Phil Collins Broadway musical. One of Lyric’s 50th-anniversary shows, Tarzan begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and ends its run June 29. Tickets are $35-$68. Call 524-9312 or visit lyrictheatreokc.com.

Tuesday-Wednesday, June 26; ongoing

Hey! Read This:
The Tarzan Collection Starring Jock Mahoney and Mike Henry DVD review    

 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Got that swing

Local songwriter Kyle Reid’s new band specializes in a New Orleans gumbo of jazz and swing.


Music

Louis Fowler

Kyle Reid and the Low Swingin’ Chariots 

7:30 p.m. Sunday

Performing Arts Studio

200 S. Jones Ave., Norman

pasnorman.org

307-9320

$7-$10

 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Reject-ed


CFN

Gazette staff
When you think of actors who could potentially play a rugged, iconic rock star like Gregg Allman, All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter doesn’t scream “Eureka!”
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

COVER STORY: Take me back to the ballgame

As the Oklahoma City RedHawks get ready for their season, a look back at Goodtime Baseball in OKC.


Sports

Kelley Chambers
As a young advertising executive, Patty Cox Hampton Roloff didn’t aspire to one day own a baseball team.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
 
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