CFN Gazette staff
The Oklahoma Film and Music Office’s Buffalo Lounge at the Austin, Texas, music conference South by Southwest drew more famous people than CFN intern Bucky’s favorite TV show, “The View.”
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."
OKG7 things to do Gazette staff
In preparation for the Norman Music Festival, the Oklahoma Film &
Music Office’s The Buffalo Lounge throws a party 8 p.m. Saturday to 2
a.m. Sunday at The Brewhouse, 110 W. Main in Norman.
After hearing a concert by the Oklahoma City University Wind Philharmonic, kids can try out the instruments.
Youth Courtney Silva
“We want to get kids interested in picking up and playing musical instruments,” said Matt Mailman, director of bands and professor of conducting at OCU. “It’s one thing to play a concert for the kids, but then to let them get hands-on experience with the instruments really seems to be what makes them excited about playing in the future.
Music Rod Lott
Hosted by Christopher O’Reilly, NPR’s popular “From the Top” music
program will record a live taping at 3 p.m. Sunday at Oklahoma City
University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium to air in September.