Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: songs

Crooks for life

Texas band Crooks brings its ‘bandito country’ sound to town, with a live show so different, it’s criminal.


Louis Fowler
Crooks with Jason Boland & the Stragglers
9:30 p.m. Friday
Wormy Dog Saloon
311 E. Sheridan
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Honey, I’m home

Americana songbirds Honeylark leave their nest with a Heavy celebration.


Joshua Boydston

Honeylark with Wanda Jackson and The Wurly Birds

8 p.m. Saturday

Will Rogers Theatre

4322 N. Western Ave.



Monday, December 23, 2013

Serenade it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

For all you boaters, history buffs or fans of music in general, Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble presents the third concert of its 2013- 14 season. “Shanties, Songs and Serenades” features works exclusively for wind instruments, with a little piano thrown in for good measure. The performances are at 7:30 p.m. Monday at All Souls’ Episcopal Church, 6400 N. Pennsylvania Ave. and Tuesday at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 127 NW Seventh St. Admission is $15. Visit


Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Words of a feather

Whether by accident or design, sultry OKC outfit Feathered Rabbit recalls music of decades past.


Joshua Boydston

Feathered Rabbit with The Wurly Birds

9 p.m. Friday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.



Wednesday, February 5, 2014

COVER STORY: Ferris doesn’t take this day off

Questionable choices can lead to great memories, especially on St. Patrick’s Day.


Devon Green
When one is a local celebrity, he or she will often be tapped to do a lot of silly stuff. When the local celebrity is named Ferris O’Brien, St. Patrick’s Day plans are pretty much guaranteed for life.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

'Throe'-back songs

Tulsa singer-songwriter John Moreland endured personal and musical adversity before finding his true self.


Joshua Boydston

John Moreland with Tyler Hopkins and Jake Morisse

8 p.m. Tuesday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.



Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Toadie it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

You probably know Toadies by the songs “Possum Kingdom” and “Tyler” (because those songs are awesome), and this year marks the 20th anniversary of their seminal album Rubberneck. Yeah, we’re old. See the alt-rock heroes 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St. in Tulsa. Tickets are $19-$34. Call (918)584-2306 or visit

Wednesday, April 9

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Smith Westerns — Soft Will


Zach Hale
Most bands don’t make their “mature” album until they’re, you know, mature. Chicago trio Smith Westerns is like the indie-rock equivalent of Robin Williams in Jack: just a few years removed from high school, yet appearing to age more rapidly than the majority of their contemporaries.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Grouplovin’ it

Given the unlikely circumstances under which it formed, tightly woven indie pop outfit Grouplove quite literally embodies its name.


Joshua Boydston

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.



Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Hear and now

A growing nonprofit organization battles childhood deafness with a universal language: music.


Shannon Helton

Hear the Music Tour with The Warren Brothers and Lance Miller

6-10 p.m. Friday

Rodeo Opry

2221 Exchange Ave.


Tuesday, April 22, 2014