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Meant to surf

Alt-rock heavyweight Switchfoot rediscovered its creativity — and its chemistry — after hanging ten across the globe.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Switchfoot with Kopecky Family Band

7 p.m. Thursday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$19-$24

 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Em and the MotherSuperiors — Churches into Theaters


Rock

Joshua Boydston
As titles go, Churches into Theaters is an apt descriptor for the debut album from Oklahoma City rockers Em and the MotherSuperiors. It’s a reverential record, one that shares the gospel of classic rock, blues and soul but embraces the need to refashion it for modern times, channeling The Dead Weather, Grace Potter and Cage the Elephant along the way.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

IndianGiver - Understudies


Indie

Joshua Boydston
There’s a difference between being derivative and being inspired by something, a line a lot of artists can’t seem to find — or at least don’t care to.
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Grouplovin’ it

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


Music

Joshua Boydston

Grouplove with MS MR and Smallpools

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$22-$24

 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

PBA Summer Swing


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

If you’re not all that into bowling, consider one thing: In addition to the PBA Oklahoma Open, there are title events at the Professional Bowling Association’s Summer Swing called the Wolf, Bear and Badger Opens. How awesome is that? (Plus, who isn’t into bowling?) The nine-day event kicks off 2 p.m. Saturday at FireLake Bowling Center, 40945 Hardesty Rd., in Shawnee and runs through May 25. Single-day passes are $10, and all-week passes are $30. Call 275-2855 or visit grandboxoffice.com.

Saturday–Wednesday, ongoing

 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Bird’s-eye view

Even in his early years, prodigious songwriter and violinist Andrew Bird blurred the lines between modern and classical music.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Andrew Bird & the Hands of Glory with Tift Merritt
7 p.m. Sunday
Cain’s Ballroom
423 N. Main St., Tulsa 
cainsballroom.com 
(918) 584-2306 
$27-$42 

 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Cartel crossroads

Oklahoma City is the only non-border city in the nation with the ‘consuming fire’ of heavy drug movement. Why? Our highways.


News

Ben Felder
An evidence recovery worker with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (OBN) cuts open a kilo of cocaine, exposing the white brick. On the surface of the brick, which was confiscated in a recent bust, is the faint image of a footprint, almost as if an infant’s foot was cast into a molding to be kept in a memory box.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rock steady

’80s heroes Tesla are back on the road, feeling refreshed and ready to rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston

Tesla
7 p.m. Saturday
Frontier City
11501 N. Interstate 35 Service Road 
frontiercity.com
478-2140
Free with park admission 

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
 
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