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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Live Music Previews

Former Jayhawk now plays Americana solo


Music

Tory Troutman
Mark Olson left The Jayhawks when they seemed on the precipice of "next big thing" status, having transitioned from Flying Burrito Brothers-style country rock harmonizing to Crazy Horse fuzz and thump...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Boland and band return home to red-dirt roots


Music

Joe Wertz
Oklahoma native and red-dirt country pioneer Jason Boland has been packing bars and selling out shows for more than seven years, positioning himself and his band, the Stragglers, as underground legend...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Blonde Redhead brings dream pop to Bricktown


Music

Charles Martin
New York City's indie-rock breakthrough Blonde Redhead is among the current bands poised to make a leap into the mainstream, and its tour will stop off Thursday at the Bricktown Ballroom. The band h...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

The Brunettes use tour as a mission: Find Wayne Coyne


Music

Charles Martin
Hailing from New Zealand, The Brunettes are a duo led by Jonathan Bree and Heather Mansfield, neither of whom are tinny, disposable pop-rockers or shoe-gazing intellectuals. Their music is upbeat, but...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Pinback set to storm Bricktown from 'The O.C.'


Music

Bryan Mangieri
Although many might recognize the California-based indie-rock band Pinback because of a song they did for Fox network's teen television drama "The O.C," the themes the band explores in other tunes mig...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

OKC band Freshsunday enjoying wave of success


Music

Lauren Parajon
Lounging at Starbucks while enjoying a warm coffee and a cheesecake-topped pumpkin muffin, Matt Kendrick looks like the average 24-year-old guy, right down to his eBay-purchased Billy Joel T-shirt and...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Legendary soul singer Al Green still preaching good music


Music

Dave Bond
The Rev. Al Green hasn't lost his reputation for putting on a stellar show. Looking toward Friday's concert at Riverwind Casino in Norman, he recounted his last visit to Oklahoma. "Well, I did Tulsa,...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Local jazz combo downplays greatness


Music

Joe Wertz
Although guitarist James Slaw describes the band as "just a couple local players," the seven members of the metro act A Little Jazz are more musical heavyweights then they might let on. When Grammy ...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Norman's Mean Spirits conjure up psychobilly rock


Music

Brian Mangieri
If Norman garage band The Mean Spirits set up shop in your neighborhood, area residents probably would think, "Well, there goes the neighborhood." "The first description I ever heard anyone say ...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

CD Warehouse has eye on the future with digital music kiosk


Music

Charles Martin
Management with Oklahoma City-headquartered CD Warehouse, which sells music to a worldwide market with more than 150 franchise stores, is hoping a new digital music kiosk will keep their brick-and-mor...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007
 
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